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Buffalo Bills Links, 11/5: Previewing the Jaguars

Plus, Tyler Bass is honored for his stellar play in October

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The Buffalo Bills (5-2) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-6) find themselves at opposite ends of the standings in the AFC. These two teams will square off in Jacksonville Sunday afternoon in a Week 9 clash, and today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off by previewing the contest between a team that has found its franchise quarterback, and one that hopes it has found its franchise quarterback.

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Previewing the Week 9 matchup vs. Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are struggling, especially following a 31-7 setback vs. the Seattle Seahawks. We discuss how Buffalo’s defense, which leads the league in caused turnovers since 2017, will present a stiff challenge for Jaguars’ quarterback Trevor Lawrence, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. We also hear from head coach Sean McDermott and his players on what the Bills are focusing on heading into the game, get score predictions from beat writers, find out the latest news on injured safety Jordan Poyer’s status, and more.

Tyler Bass named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month

Bass earned the honor after going a perfect 10-for-10 won field goals and a perfect 13-for-13 with extra points, accounting for 43 points scored for the Bills.

GM Brandon Beane on lack of activity at trade deadline

Buffalo’s general manager discusses why the team stood pat at the league’s annual trade deadline, gives his assessment on where the team stands heading into Week 9. offers an evaluation of Josh Allen’s play, and more.

Odds and ends

We run through predictions for the Bills in the second half, discuss the state of the offensive line, hear from influential Pittsburgh Steelers co-owner Art Rooney II on plans for Buffalo’s new stadium, examine why the Bills are still lacking that home-run threat in the backfield, learn more about a midseason honor for Buffalo’s rookie edge rusher Greg Rousseau, and more!