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Billieve Podcast: 53-man roster reactions

Plus, addressing the culture issues at Pegula Sports & Entertainment

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The Buffalo Bills trimmed down their roster to 53 players Saturday afternoon, and on the latest Billeve Podcast, host John Boccacino offers up his reactions to roster cut-down day.

Unlike in years past, general manager Brandon Beane and the Bills have built a competitive roster, of which an intense battle to make the squad was made even more so during this unusual offseason without preseason games.

Boccacino shares his insights into which players were the biggest surprises to earn a roster spot (including defensive end Trent Murphy, linebacker Del’Shawn Phillips, and quarterback Jake Fromm) and which were the most surprising cuts (including wide receiver/returner Andre Roberts, safety Dean Marlowe, offensive lineman Evan Boehm and quarterback Davis Webb).

After breaking down the cuts, Boccacino is joined by co-host Jamie D’Amico to discuss the culture at Pegula Sports & Entertainment, specifically the news that the marketing department abruptly walked away from their jobs a few weeks before the season started, an article in “The Athletic” citing a toxic workplace environment, and the suspension of Buffalo Bills team reporter Chris Brown for violating the NFL’s new rules on reporting on training camp.

Check out the latest Billieve Podcast for our thoughts on these topics, then join the conversation by leaving your thoughts in the comments section below.

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