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Buffalo Bills Links, 8/6: Will Tre’Davious White opt in or out?

Plus, why wide receiver Stefon Diggs is “super excited” to play for the Bills

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Buffalo Bills fans, as well as fans of the other 31 NFL teams, will know by 4 PM Eastern today the status of whether their favorite players have opted out of the 2020 season over COVID-19 concerns. Today’s edition of the Bills daily links focuses on whether Tre’Davious White, Buffalo’s All-Pro cornerback, will opt in or opt out of the upcoming season, the impact his departure would have on a secondary that’s already missing E.J. Gaines (opt out), the salary cap ramifications, and more. The cornerback met with members of the media Wednesday through Zoom.

We also hear from newly acquired wide receiver Stefon Diggs on why he’s “super excited” to play for the Bills and how he’s doing his best to shake the reputation as a diva wide receiver, break down what we can learn about this year’s Bills through ten advanced statistics, speculate what it would take for quarterback Josh Allen to take a huge leap forward and win the NFL MVP honors, and much more!

“Do I want to risk that?” Tre’Davious White mulls sitting out the 2020 season - Democrat & Chronicle
Buffalo’s All Pro cornerback still debating if playing is the right thing for his family.

Tre’Davious White uncertain if he’s playing in 2020 - Democrat & Chronicle
The Bills’ defense would suffer a big blow if star cornerback Tre’Davious White opts out, which seems entirely possible after his Zoom call Wednesday.

Tre’Davious White still undecided about playing 2020 season | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White says that he is “still undecided” about opting out of the 2020 season.

Losing Tre’Davious White would be monumental for the Bills | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White is one of two players the team cannot afford to lose for the 2020 season.

Tre White: “Honestly, I’m Still Undecided” -
White speaks about his hesitance to opt-in to the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns, the importance of setting his family up for generational wealth, and what it takes to be a great cornerback.

Opt in or opt out? | Tre’Davious White is weighing his options for the 2020 season -
CB Tre’Davious White spoke to the media on Wednesday and said he is undecided on whether he will play this season.

Family at forefront of Tre’Davious White’s mind when it comes to new contract | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
The Buffalo Bills cornerback is coming off an All-Pro season as he enters the fourth year of his professional career.

Bills’ Tre’Davious White ‘still undecided’ about playing | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“Do I want to come in here and get my little 11-month-old baby sick just coming home and trying to love him and picking him up?” said Buffalo’s All-Pro cornerback.

What would a Tre’Davious White opt-out mean for the Bills? – The Athletic
If White sits out this season, as he suggested he might do Wednesday, the Bills will lose a top player but gain salary cap relief. (Subscription required).

Why Bills All-Pro Tre’Davious White is undecided about playing in 2020 – The Athletic
White isn’t threatening to opt out as a contract ploy. As he explained to reporters Wednesday, he’s worried about his family and children. (Subscription required).

Bills’ Tre’Davious White still undecided on whether he’ll opt out of 2020 season -
White would be the highest-profile NFL player to opt out if he decides to do so.

10 takeaways from Stefon Diggs’ first press conference with Bills | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
In his first meeting with the Western New York media, wide receiver Stefon Diggs said that he was intent on “putting my best foot forward.”

Stefon Diggs a diva wide receiver? Early days with Bills, new GM indicate complete opposite -
Diggs said Wednesday his focus is on being there for Josh Allen and finding a way to fit in to Bills offense.

Bills’ Stefon Diggs denies he forced way out of Minny - Buffalo Bills Blog
New Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs denies that he forced his way out of Minnesota.

Stefon Diggs: “I Love The Process” -
Stefon Diggs discusses his first impression of the team, how he’s getting on the same page with quarterback Josh Allen, and how his skills complement the Bills offense.

Why Stefon Diggs is ‘super excited’ for this opportunity with the Buffalo Bills -
In his first interview with the media since his trade, Stefon Diggs shared his desire to blend in with his teammates and put in the work to help the team get better.

Buffalo Bills restructure Stefon Diggs’ contract (report) -
Diggs talked a bit about his contract when he met with the media on Wednesday.

What we can learn about the 2020 Bills through 10 advanced stats – The Athletic
We can find out a lot about this team and some of its undercover stars through studying the stats in Football Outsiders’ 2020 almanac. (Subscription required).

Bills activate Neal and Brown from reserve/COVID-19 list | WGR 550 SportsRadio
The Buffalo Bills have activated safety Siran Neal and cornerback Ike Brown from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Bills activate CB Ike Brown, S Siran Neal from reserve/Covid-19 list | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
The moves came a day after the activation of defensive tackle Vincent Taylor from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Buffalo Bills activate Siran Neal, Ike Brown off Reserve/COVID list, release two -
Neal is in line for his biggest role on the team's defense in 2020.

Bills Today | Why this ESPN analyst believes in Josh Allen’s potential -
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Thursday, August 6.

Buffalo Bills camp has started: Here’s what’s happened so far - Democrat & Chronicle
Sal Maiorana and Mike Catalana recap the first days of Zoom calls with Bills players, including some of the things Josh Allen had to say.

Veteran guard Evan Boehm no stranger to Bills’ philosophy | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
The Bills signed Boehm to a one-year deal on April 14, a month into the free-agency shopping season and two weeks before the NFL draft.

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Buffalo Bills All-Pro cornerback Tre’Davious White “still undecided” about opting out - Buffalo Rumblings
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COVID-19 opt-out deadline is Thursday: All the details - Buffalo Rumblings
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Inside the Buffalo Bills’ strategy to mitigate COVID-19 - Buffalo Rumblings
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Ike Brown, Siran Neal removed from Buffalo’s Reserve/COVID-19 list - Buffalo Rumblings
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