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Buffalo Bills Links, 6/29: Cam Newton signs with New England

What the Patriots signing the former MVP means for the AFC East race

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In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we delve into the news from Sunday night that the New England Patriots have signed former NFL MVP Cam Newton while analyzing what the signing means for Buffalo’s chances of winning the AFC East in 2020.

We also take a look at the Bills’ defense to see what we’ve learned and what we still need to find out about the group when it takes the field, hear from the players about how they benefited from the team’s virtual offseason program, pick the team’s most indispensable player on both offense and defense, debate which player is more deserving of a long-term contract extension between Matt Milano and Dion Dawkins, discuss how comfortable fans feel attending games, and much more!

Cam Newton signs with New England Patriots; AFC East gets more interesting for Bills (report) -
The former Carolina Panthers QB will join the Patriots on a one-year deal.

Bills Twitter reacts to New England signing Cam Newton | Sports |
The New England Patriots on Sunday signed quarterback Cam Newton to a one-year deal worth up to $7.5 million, according to a tweet from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

5 thoughts on New England Patriots signing Cam Newton: What it means for Buffalo Bills -
The AFC East got a lot more interesting Sunday night with the news that the Patriots signed Newton to a one-year deal.

Cam Newton to the Patriots should worry the Bills | WGR 550 SportsRadio
The New England Patriots suddenly just became a problem again for the Buffalo Bills in the AFC East race after the signing of quarterback Cam Newton.

Buffalo Bills will still win division by 3 or 4 games (Reactions following Patriots signing Cam Newton) -
The Patriots may have found their bridge starter following the loss of Tom Brady.

What we learned and wish we learned about the Bills’ defense this spring – The Athletic
Without any on-field practices this spring, the Bills haven’t gotten to experiment with how their new players will fit in. (Subscription required).

It wasn't easy, but Bills say they got plenty from virtual offseason |
The Bills’ 2020 offseason program was about interaction, but with limits. Learning from a distance. Executing plays, mostly without teammates and with no immediate feedback from coaches.

Picking 1 player (offense/defense) who the Buffalo Bills can least afford to lose to injury in 2020 (VIDEO) -
Matt Parrino and Ryan Talbot discuss injury concerns on Shout! A football podcast on the Buffalo Bills.

Josh Norman, Buffalo Bills defensive players ignore NFLPA recommendation against private group workouts -
The Bills were the latest unit to ignore the NFLPA suggestion against group workouts.

Inside the 'Iron Bills Games,' a team-bonding experience in a time of coronavirus | Sports |
The idea was to encourage accountability, giving Buffalo Bills players a little extra incentive to stay as physically fit as possible while on their own during this offseason of separation.

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