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Bills Links, 6/4: How Sean McDermott and the Bills are dealing with racial unrest

Plus, examining why Josh Allen is continuing to grow as a leader.

Get caught up on the latest news from the Buffalo Bills in today’s edition of the daily links. On Wednesday, head coach Sean McDermott held a Zoom call with members of the media, where he discussed starting a dialogue with his team around the racial protests occurring across the world over the death of George Floyd. McDermott also spoke about the Bills holding training camp in Orchard Park, the first time in 20 years that training camp will not come to St. John Fisher College outside of Rochester. We also analyze Josh Allen’s growth as a leader, examine how Zack Moss could become Buffalo’s second-ever Offensive Rookie of the Year, vote on Buffalo’s tight end of the 2010s, and much more!


Bills coach Sean McDermott on starting a dialogue with his team – The Athletic
“Our team is a microcosm of the world,” McDermott said during a Zoom call, on which he talked about the outcry over racism in the country. (Subscription required).

Sean McDermott listening and leading to help Bills navigate current racial injustices - BuffaloBills.com
Bills head coach Sean McDermott discussed his hopes for how his team can be a unifying force moving forward.

Coach Sean McDermott reacts to death of George Floyd - Democrat & Chronicle
Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott was disappointed, disgusted and ashamed regarding the death of George Floyd. And he says the country must unify.

Bills’ Sean McDermott hopes team can be ‘unifying picture’ – The Buffalo News
Sean McDermott began his session with reporters on Wednesday morning expressing the need for unity in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

Bills’ Sean McDermott felt ‘disgusted & ashamed’ seeing video of George Floyd’s death: ‘We need to unify’ - newyorkupstate.com
McDermott: “I’ve tried to open myself up to our players to be a listener, to be listening. I think that’s important, to educate myself and build awareness.

McDermott ‘disgusted and ashamed’ over George Floyd’s murder | WGR 550 SportsRadio
McDermott met with the media on Wednesday via a Zoom conference call.

Sean McDermott leans on past experience to lead Bills in turbulent times – The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills are not immune to what’s going on in the country.

Bills to stay in Orchard Park for training camp in 2020 | WGR 550 SportsRadio
The Buffalo Bills will stay in Orchard Park for training camp in 2020.

Bills will not have training camp at St. John Fisher – The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills will be staying home for training camp this year, the first time in 20 years training camp will not be held at Fisher.

Sean McDermott reacts to the Bills moving training camp to Buffalo - BuffaloBills.com
The NFL has mandated that all 32 teams host training camp in their home facility due to risk factors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Buffalo Bills camp will not be at St. John Fisher in 2020 - Democrat & Chronicle
The NFL has announced that all teams must stay at their facilities this summer for training camp.

What Buffalo Bills HC Sean McDermott said about training camp being away from St. John Fisher College in 2020 - newyorkupstate.com
McDermott said he’s always been a fan of going away for training camp, but understands the NFL’s perspective.

Buffalo Bills will not hold training camp at St. John Fisher in 2020 - newyorkupstate.com
The Bills will not be holding training camp at St. John Fisher College according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Buffalo Bills player workouts led by Josh Allen in Florida Stefon Diggs - Democrat & Chronicle
The Bills’ offensive skill players have been gathered in Miami working out and Sean McDermott loves that Josh Allen is advancing as a leader.

Josh Allen has impressed his head coach with his leadership - BuffaloBills.com
Sean McDermott shared his opinions on Josh Allen’s growth, leadership in the locker room, the rookies and more.

Sean McDermott praises Bills’ quarterbacks in setting up Florida workouts – The Buffalo News
McDermott was impressed with how nearly every skill-position player on the Buffalo Bills’ offense showed up in South Florida for unofficial workouts.

Josh Allen ‘takes bull by the horns’ in staging of Bills workouts – The Buffalo News
Allen and other veteran players recognized it was vital for them to not only get to know new teammates but to also be reunited with fellow incumbents.

Sean McDermott believes Buffalo is ready to handle new expectations - BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Thursday, June 3.

Ranking the NFL’s 15 Greatest Uniforms Ever | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Where do the Buffalo Bills’ jerseys rank on this list of the greatest uniforms in NFL history?

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NFL announces that all training camps will take place at team facilities in 2020 - Buffalo Rumblings
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Have the Buffalo Bills seen the end of St. John Fisher training camps? - Buffalo Rumblings
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91 Buffalo Bills scouting reports in 91 days: fullback Reggie Gilliam - Buffalo Rumblings
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Plays that defined 2019: Washington at Buffalo Bills, Week 9 - Buffalo Rumblings
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Zack Moss can be second Buffalo Bills NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year winner - Buffalo Rumblings
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Buffalo Bills 2010s All-Decade team: Tight end - Buffalo Rumblings
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