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Buffalo Bills Links, 2/1: How Josh Allen improved his deep ball

Plus, where Allen can still get better in 2021.

On the first day of February, today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links delves into how All-Pro quarterback Josh Allen improved his play during Buffalo’s run to the AFC Championship game, especially on his accuracy with the deep pass.

We also examine what Allen needs to do to take that next step in 2021, break down the news that Allen and offensive linemen Dion Dawkins and Jon Feliciano were fined for their role in a fourth-quarter scuffle in the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, hear how a mock draft guru has Buffalo drafting a running pack with pick No. 30, explore whether running back Devin Singletary will be back with the team next year, analyze how Buffalo’s wide receivers enjoyed a season for the decades in 2020, and more!

How Josh Allen Improved in 2020, Can Improve Next Year

Analysis: Charts show how Josh Allen improved deep, middle, short | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“Nowhere arguably was Allen’s hard work in the offseason more obvious than in his deep accuracy,” writes Mark Gaughan.

How Bills’ Josh Allen will work to become a better quarterback in 2021 | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“Josh Allen understands exactly what he must do to become one of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks, and he explained it in detail last week behind closed doors at One Bills Drive,” writes Jason Wolf.

Josh Allen, Dion Dawkins, Jon Feliciano Fined for Late-Game Incident

Josh Allen headlines list of 3 Bills fined for incident vs. Chiefs in AFC title game -
Allen and the Bills were eliminated in the AFC Championship game last week.

Josh Allen fined for unsportsmanlike conduct against Chiefs - WGR 550
Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen and two of his offensive lineman were all fined by the NFL for unsportsmanlike conduct at the end of last week’s AFC Championship Game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Bills’ Josh Allen, Dion Dawkins, Jon Feliciano fined for fourth-quarter incident vs. Chiefs | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“Josh Allen’s $15,000 fine is for unsportsmanlike conduct for the tossing the ball at Chiefs defensive end Alex Okafor’s head.”

Bills Mafia Babes raise money for Dion Dawkins’ charity after player defends Josh Allen | News 4 Buffalo
“Born and raised a Bills fan, Lara McKee of Batavia was glued to her television on the night the Bills fell to the Kansas City Chiefs, but a move by left tackle Dion Dawkins stood out through all the heartbreak,” writes Kelly Khatib.

Drafting a RB and Devin Singletary’s Role Next Year

Mel Kiper mock draft has Buffalo Bills taking Alabama RB Najee Harris at No. 30 overall - Democrat & Chronicle
Would the Bills use a first-round pick on a running back?

Bills Mailbag: Is Devin Singletary guaranteed to be back in 2021? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“Welcome to the first mailbag of the offseason. While the end to the 2020 season was a disappointment, there is plenty of reason for optimism in the future,” writes Jay Skurski.

Wide Receivers Excel, Will Gabriel Davis Break Out?

Offense review: Bills receiving corps put up top NFL season in 25 years | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“The Buffalo Bills’ wide receiving corps had a season for the decades in 2020,” writes Mark Gaughan.

Bills Today | Could this be Buffalo’s breakout player in 2021? -
Why wide receiver Gabriel Davis could be in line for a huge season...

Odds and Ends

Could Texans’ J.J. Watt land with Bills this offseason? -
J.J. Watt’s time in Houston appears to be coming to an end.

Bills offseason position spotlight: Cornerback - Sports Illustrated Buffalo Bills News
Bills will seek depth pieces at cornerback to complement and compete with Tre’Davious White and Taron Johnson in NFL Draft.

Player Bills traded for Jerry Hughes now coaching in NFL -
Enter your ‘won the trade’ comments.

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Buffalo Bills Josh Allen, Dion Dawkins, Jon Feliciano fined by NFL - Buffalo Rumblings
The three Bills received fines for their roles in a late-game altercation in the AFC title game.

Billieve: Recapping AFC title game, early look ahead at offseason - Buffalo Rumblings
Why Bills fans should celebrate the team’s accomplishment in 2020, plus how the Bills close the talent gap with the Chiefs.

What the heck is Bills QB Josh Allen worth on the trade market? - Buffalo Rumblings
The Detroit Lions traded soon-to-be 33-year-old quarterback Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night, though the deal can’t be official until March. Which made us wonder, what is Allen’s trade value?

First overall picks traded for each other for first time since O.J. Simpson - Buffalo Rumblings
Jared Goff and Matthew Stafford reaching into the wayback machine.

Buffalo Bills effectively managed player health through 2020 season - Buffalo Rumblings
Only two starters ended the year on IR.

State of the Buffalo Bills roster: Interior offensive linemen - Buffalo Rumblings
Some big decisions lie ahead for Buffalo’s big men.