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Buffalo Bills Links, 7/13: Special teams preview

Plus, why new defensive line coach Eric Washington is the most important offseason addition.

The Buffalo Bills begin training camp in 15 days, and one of the areas with plenty of competition is the special teams unit. Incumbent place kicker Stephen Hauschka will be challenged for the job by rookie Tyler Bass, while punter Corey Bojorquez has plenty to improve upon from his 2019 campaign. In today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we preview Buffalo’s special teams unit, offering up reasons why this area should take another step forward in 2020.

We also dissect why defensive line coach Eric Washington, who spent the previous nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers, is the team’s most critical offseason addition. We hear how rookie defensive end A.J. Epenesa is dealing with furthering his development during this most unusual of offseasons, identify five defensive players to watch when the team kicks off training camp on July 28, reminisce back to the 2003 season opener when the Bills throttled the New England Patriots, discuss how comfortable Bills fans should feel attending home games this fall, and much more!

With so many new faces, Bills' special teams unit has to play catch up | Sports |
This is the ninth in a series previewing each position on the Buffalo Bills before the July 28 start of training camp.

Camp Countdown 2020 | 3 reasons Buffalo’s special teams should take another step forward -
In the ninth article of their Camp Countdown series, Chris Brown dives into the why the special teams unit should be improved this season.

Camp Countdown 2020 | Who will be the Bills place kicker? -
Chris Brown takes a look at the kicker competition between incumbent Stephen Hauschka and rookie Tyler Bass.

Bills-Panthers pipeline bolsters Buffalo’s defensive line | Sports |
After nine seasons with Carolina, the Bills’ new defensive line coach, Eric Washington, was the most critical offseason addition.

Bills rookie A.J. Epenesa's learning curve exacerbated by pandemic | Sports |
The Bills’ rookie defensive end has been limited to virtual offseason workouts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Camp Countdown 2020 | 5 defensive playmakers to watch during camp -
With 16 days to the start of Bills training camp, the Camp Countdown series takes a look at five playmakers to watch on defense.

Andre Roberts searching for path to first touchdown with Bills | Sports |
Wide receiver is heading into the final season of a two-year contract he signed with the Bills.

Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams finishes second in 2020 American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament -
Williams entered the final day of play in second place.

Josh Allen reveals how he feels about Buffalo Bills fans smashing tables -
The Bills Mafia can get pretty wild tailgating.

2019 Top Play: Josh Allen TD Pass to Tyler Kroft -
The Bills went to Pittsburgh looking to clinch their second playoff birth in three seasons. With 7:55 left in the game this touchdown strike put them ahead and punched their ticket to the postseason.

It was a glorious 2003 opener when the Bills crushed the Patriots - Democrat & Chronicle
For the first time in five meetings with Tom Brady, the Bills beat the Patriots, a 31-0 blowout in the 2003 season opener in Buffalo.

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Bruce Smith’s Fast Money response caught Steve Harvey off guard.

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