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Buffalo Bills Links, 8/19: WRs shine at training camp

Plus, rookies A.J. Epenesa and Zack Moss are turning heads with their play.

In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we break down the latest from training camp, providing observations on how quarterback Josh Allen and his talented group of wide receivers were clicking on Day 2 of camp.

We also discuss how A.J. Epenesa and Mario Addison stood out on the defensive line, how offensive rookies Zack Moss, Isaiah Hodgins and Reggie Gilliam turned heads with their performances, and why Moss might turn out to be a dual-threat both as a rusher and a pass catcher.

We hear from defensive tackle Harrison Phillips on why he feels blessed to be back on the field with the Bills, hear why wide receiver Cole Beasley doesn’t care what the naysayers have to say about Allen, discuss what quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey is doing to turn Allen into a “well-rounded quarterback” and much more!


Observations from Day 2 of Bills camp: receiver competition and more – The Athletic
Receivers got a chance to show off the progress they made in the offseason on Tuesday, but it was the defense that won the day. (Subscription required).

Bills offensive rookies impress at Tuesday’s session | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Some notes and observations from Tuesday’s practice session at Buffalo Bills training camp.

Bills training camp 2020: Mario Addison a terror on defensive line (Day 2 observations) - newyorkupstate.com
Bills held second padded practice of training camp on Tuesday in Orchard Park.

Bills training camp: Day 2 | Multimedia | buffalonews.com
The Buffalo Bills held the second day of training camp at ADPRO Sports Training Center’s outdoor field in Orchard Park on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.

WATCH: 2020 Training Camp Highlights - Day Two - BuffaloBills.com
Highlights from the second day of practice at One Bills Drive.

Top 3 things to know from Day 2 at Bills training camp - BuffaloBills.com
Rookies Isaiah Hodgins, Zack Moss and Reggie Gilliam turned heads during the second padded practice.

Bills Camp Observations: Rookie Zack Moss off to a fast start | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Zack Moss is expected to be a big part of the Buffalo Bills’ rushing attack this season. The rookie running back showed during practice Tuesday, though, that he might be able to contribute in another way.

Harrison Phillips feels blessed to be back on field - Democrat & Chronicle
There were times when Harrison Phillips wondered if he’d ever play football again for the Buffalo Bills, but he was back on the field Monday.

Bills DT Harrison Phillips fought through anxiety, fear to make it through 2nd torn ACL rehab - newyorkupstate.com
Phillips put pads on for first time in 330 days on Monday. He said the feeling was truly indescribable.

Normal training camp finally underway for Bills - Democrat & Chronicle
Not since the week of the playoff loss to the Houston Texans in early January have the Bills had a normal practice—a drought that ended Monday.

Bills’ Cole Beasley: Stats and numbers ‘doesn’t matter to me anymore’ | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Beasley said a drop in his production wouldn’t be a problem if it meant others around him benefited and the team wins.

Cole Beasley doesn’t care what you think about Josh Allen - Democrat & Chronicle
Beasley knows Allen is a rather polarizing player in league circles, but none of that registers for him. He and his teammates feel Allen is going to prove his naysayers wrong.

Bills Today | Cole Beasley explains the Josh Allen effect - BuffaloBills.com
Here’s three things to know about the Bills for Wednesday, August 19.

Cole Beasley: “One of the Most Talented Teams I’ve Ever Been a Part Of” - BuffaloBills.com
Bills WR Cole Beasley discussed the family atmosphere of the current roster, compliments to QB Josh Allen’s confidence and leadership, and the new additions to the WR room.

Bills’ QB coach Ken Dorsey focused on Josh Allen becoming a ‘well-rounded’ QB | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
“He came in, I thought, in great shape and his arm looked good, and we’ll just continue to build off of where we’re at,” the Bills’ quarterbacks coach said.

Bills wide receiver Robert Foster in NFL’s concussion protocol | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Robert Foster’s hopes of making the Buffalo Bills’ 53-man roster have taken a hit.

Diggs shows skills of WR1 on first day of padded practice | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Notes and observations from the first padded practice at day 2 of Buffalo Bills’ training camp.

Bills host two punters for tryouts | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
The Buffalo Bills hosted punters Lachlan Edwards and Matt Bosher on Tuesday for tryouts, according to the NFL’s daily report.

AFC East Roundup: Patriots’ Cam Newton a ‘Check-down Charlie,’ Jets’ Frank Gore thinks 1K rushing is possible - newyorkupstate.com
Gore believes he could have had 1,000 yards rushing with Buffalo if the team didn't turn to Devin Singletary.

Christian Wade: "Put Our Best Foot Forward" - BuffaloBills.com
Bills running back Christian Wade discusses: “...how he's working to land a spot on the 53-man roster, staying ready for any potential game action, how his loved ones are dealing with COVID-19 abroad, what's impressed him about rookie running back Zack Moss...” and more.

Bills Mafia, NBC Sports is looking to talk and tailgate with you - newyorkupstate.com
How, when and where to attend the social distant tailgate.

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Buffalo Bills training camp notes, Day 2: August 18th - Buffalo Rumblings
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Circling the Wagons: Inside the Bills Beat with Joe Buscaglia - Buffalo Rumblings
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Buffalo Bills special teams coordinator Heath Farwell heaps praise on Siran Neal, Taiwan Jones - Buffalo Rumblings
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Q&A: Beane extension, training camp battles - Buffalo Rumblings
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Virtual interviews are leading Buffalo Bills to more insightful, honest answers - Buffalo Rumblings
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Billieve Podcast: Extensions for Sean McDermott and Dion Dawkins - Buffalo Rumblings
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