The Buffalo Bills (3-1) are treating Sunday night’s showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs (2-2) as just another game, but whether they want to admit it or not, this rematch of last year’s AFC Championship game is Buffalo’s biggest game so far this year, representing a huge test for these Bills.
Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off with how the Bills are preparing to enter a hostile environment in Kansas City, and why, in a matchup of All-Pro quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen, the running games could determine who emerges with a win.
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All eyes on rematch with Kansas City
While the rest of the football world is hyping up Sunday’s Week 5 showdown vs. the Chiefs, the Bills are going about their business as if this is just another game. We learn how the Bills are preparing to handle the hostile environment in Kansas City, hear from wide receiver Stefon Diggs, quarterback Josh Allen, linebacker Tremaine Edmunds and more players leading up to the game, find out why the running games of both Kansas City and Buffalo could determine who wins, and more.
- How Buffalo Bills prepared to handle ‘hostile environment’ in Kansas City this time vs. Chiefs - newyorkupstate.com
- ‘Be calm in the chaos’: Bills WR Stefon Diggs doesn’t overhype return to Kansas City | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Bills’ Diggs, Allen not focused on redemption ahead of Chiefs rematch: ‘It’s Week 5’ - NFL.com
- ‘It’s a big game because it’s the next game’ | Bills focus on the Chiefs not the narratives - BuffaloBills.com
- Mark Gaughan: In showdown of elite QBs, run game for Bills, Chiefs will be critical | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- After facing three backup QBs, Bills defense faces NFL’s best in Kansas City - Democrat & Chronicle
- Stefon Diggs has ‘maximum confidence’ against Kansas City - WGR 550
- Bills vs. Chiefs odds, picks and trends: Expert predictions for Week 5 game – The Athletic
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LB Matt Milano sits, S Jordan Poyer, CB Taron Johnson return
Heading into the Sunday night showdown with the Chiefs, the Bills practiced Wednesday without linebacker Matt Milano, who is nursing a hamstring injury. Safety Jordan Poyer and cornerback Taron Johnson returned while cornerback Tre’Davious White was limited with a shoulder ailment.
- Bills’ injury updates: Matt Milano to miss practice; Jordan Poyer limited | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Matt Milano doesn’t practice Wednesday; Bills have lengthy injury report ahead of Chiefs game - newyorkupstate.com
- Poyer, Johnson back at practice; Milano still out - WGR 550
LB Tremaine Edmunds earns weekly honor
After making a team-high six tackles and coming away with his first interception of the season, linebacker Tremaine Edmunds was honored as the AFC Defensive Player of the Week.
- Tremaine Edmunds named AFC Defensive Player of the Week - WGR 550
- Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds wins AFC Defensive Player of the Week | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Edmunds finally coming up big as Bills ready for showdown with Chiefs - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds wins AFC Defensive Player of the Week; Josh Allen’s Firebaugh hoodie for sale | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Odds and ends
We go to the tape to see what allowed rookie offensive lineman Spencer Brown to excel in his first career start, see where the Bills land in the latest NFL power rankings, hear from one sports marketing executive with prior experience on new stadiums on how the Bills can build a new home that fits in Buffalo, and more.
- Bills rookie Spencer Brown shows flashes of big potential: All-22 film review – The Athletic
- Dominant Buffalo Bills find themselves at No. 1 in NFL power rankings post-Week 4 - newyorkupstate.com
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