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Buffalo Bills Links, 10/21: State of the Bills heading into bye week

Plus, TE Dawson Knox has surgery

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For the second straight season, the Buffalo Bills (4-2) head into their bye week coming off a disappointing loss, this time a 34-31 setback to the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football.

Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off by examining the state of the Bills as they enter the bye week with a comfortable lead in the AFC East, but find themselves in fourth place in the AFC.

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State of the Bills entering their bye

Buffalo has done plenty right in starting the year 4-2, including . But the Bills have plenty to work on heading into their by week, starting with addressing the offense’s red zone woes, and getting more consistent play along both the offensive and defensive lines.

TE Dawson Knox has surgery

Buffalo’s playmaking tight end had surgery to repair a broken bone in his hand. The NFL Network reported Knox is expected to be sidelined for “a few weeks.”

Odds and ends

How Josh Allen and the offense are turning to play action to enhance the passing game. Plus, we go to the All-22 film review to grade the play of Allen, Matt Milano, Jordan Poyer, Jerry Hughes and the rest of the Bills, learn how Buffalo let the Tennessee Titans escape with a win on Monday Night Football, and get to know the nine players the Bills are bringing in for a tryout.