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Buffalo Bills Links, 9/2: Predicting the 53-man roster

Plus, the Bills got a little bit healthier during Tuesday’s practice

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In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we continue breaking down the latest 53-man roster projections leading up to Saturday’s roster deadline. We explore why veterans like guard Brian Winters, defensive end Trent Murphy, and wide receiver/return man Andre Roberts could be surprise cuts, make the case for keeping nine or ten offensive linemen, explore who will be left out on the Bills’ talented defensive line, and more.

We also discuss how the Bills got healthier with several key players returning to the practice field on Tuesday. We watch highlights of wide receiver Stefon Diggs and All-Pro cornerback Tre’Davious White matching up in practice, hear how offensive lineman Cody Ford is giving back to his hometown in Louisiana following the devastation of Hurricane Laura, offer up predictions for how the Bills will fare in 2020, hear about a change in the Bills broadcast booth, and more.

Fairburn: Projecting the Bills’ final 53-man roster before cutdown day – The Athletic
With just a few practices remaining before the Sept. 5 cutdown deadline, opportunities to make an impression are dwindling. (Subscription required).

Brian Winters, Trent Murphy, Andre Roberts could be among surprise cuts by the Bills - Democrat & Chronicle
These three players could be surprise cuts on Saturday.

Bills’ 53-man roster projection features versatile d-line - Buffalo Bills blog
A strong, veteran group of pass rushers fuels Buffalo’s D, which has developed into the strength of the team.

Bills' injury report: Brown, Jefferson, Spain, Kroft return to practice | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
Four Buffalo Bills players returned to practice Tuesday.

Bills get several key players back at practice on Tuesday - WGR 550
One day after getting wide receiver Stefon Diggs back at practice, the Bills saw a few other players return to the field after missing at least one session.

Watch now: Stefon Diggs vs. Tre'Davious White at Bills practice | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs continues to draw attention as the Bills' opener Sept. 13 against the New York Jets nears.

Bills’ Cody Ford gives back to his Louisiana hometown hit hard by Hurricane Laura | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
With help from the Bills, Ford connected with Eight Days of Hope, a Mississippi-based charity founded by a Buffalo native.

2020 NFL predictions - WGR 550
Louie DiBiase’s full NFL regular season, playoffs, and individual predictions for the upcoming NFL season that is set to begin in less than two weeks.

Tasker to replace Wood on WGR for at least early part of season | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
Steve Tasker is expected to replace Eric Wood as the analyst alongside play-by-play announcer John Murphy on Buffalo Bills games carried by WGR550 radio at least for the early part of the NFL season.

Tremaine Edmunds: "Improve Everyday" -
Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds discusses lessons learned from last year's playoff loss to the Houston Texans, stressing fundamentals before Week 1, and playing fast in his third season in the league.

Dawson Knox: "We've Got Every Piece We Need" -
Bills tight end Dawson Knox discusses how Josh Allen has improved since last season, how the team will adjust to playing games under the unique circumstances of COVID-19, how wide receiver Stefon Diggs opens up the offense, and more.

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Buffalo Bills Mailbag Q&A: offensive line rotation, Andre Roberts, Christian Wade - Buffalo Rumblings
It’s the last time before roster cuts.

Jamie D and Big Newt: 2020 Buffalo Bills Breakout Performers - Buffalo Rumblings
Jamie D’Amico and Big Chris Newton unpack a busy past week of Buffalo Bills news, beginning with the over/under set by oddsmakers.

Injury analysis: new Buffalo Bills LB Andre Smith - Buffalo Rumblings
Smith has several notable injuries, is there worry?

Setting 2020 expectations for Buffalo Bills kicker Tyler Bass - Buffalo Rumblings
Let’s talk about kicking some more.

Steve Tasker set to replace Eric Wood on the radio call of Buffalo Bills games, per report - Buffalo Rumblings
Play-by-play man John Murphy and analyst Steve Tasker will call all the games from the radio booth at Bills Stadium.