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Buffalo Bills Links, 2/2: Can Buffalo bring back LB Matt Milano?

Plus, identifying four veterans who could be cut to give Buffalo cap relief.

In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, the Bills are tight against the projected salary cap for 2021 and face a major decision regarding free-agent linebacker Matt Milano.

We discuss whether the Bills can afford to sign their versatile linebacker and hear from general manager Brandon Beane on the “tough decisions” the team is facing this offseason.

We also identify four veterans the Bills could cut to give them more salary-cap flexibility, address the state of the quarterbacks on the roster, examine the cornerback position and explore several college standouts who could be fits for the Bills in the NFL Draft, speculate on whether pass rusher J.J. Watt could sign with Buffalo this offseason, and more!


What to do with free-agent LB Matt Milano?

Can the Buffalo Bills afford to keep LB Matt Milano? - WKBW
“We know the Buffalo Bills want to re-sign Matt Milano and we know he wants to keep playing for the team that drafted him,” writes Matt Bove.

Bills’ Brandon Beane on ‘tough decisions’ looming in offseason, Matt Milano’s future in Buffalo - syracuse.com
Beane: “We want to keep good players. But it will come back to that cap and what we can afford"

Bills would love to keep Matt Milano, but "tough decisions" await - ProFootballTalk
Can Buffalo find a way to bring back Milano?

Cut candidates to give the Bills salary-cap relief

Four players Bills should cut to help tight salary cap - Democrat & Chronicle
The Bills are up against the projected cap in 2021. Releasing these four players would give them more flexibility.

State of the QBs: Uncertainty Behind Josh Allen

2021 State of the Bills: Quarterback - WGR 550
An in-depth look at the quarterback position for the Buffalo Bills as the team heads into the 2021 offseason, including free agency and the NFL Draft.

Addressing CB2 and could J.J. Watt come to Buffalo?

Bills offseason position spotlight: Cornerback - Sports Illustrated Buffalo Bills News
“Depth pieces to complement and compete with Tre’Davious White and Taron Johnson likely will be sought in NFL Draft,” writes Nick Fierro.

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

Bills sign a lineman, lose another

Bills re-sign offensive lineman Jordan Devey to one-year contract | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
“Devey, 33, is entering his eighth NFL season. He has appeared in 44 career games, making 21 starts, during his time with the Bills, Raiders, Chiefs, 49ers and Patriots,” writes Jay Skurski.

Bills sign Jordan Devey to a one-year deal - BuffaloBills.com
The Bills will bring back the veteran offensive lineman for 2021.

An argument for Bills fans to root for Tom Brady

Jason Wolf: It’s OK, Bills Mafia, to root for Tom Brady to win the Super Bowl | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
“What you are about to read might make you sick to your stomach. But it might also help you come to terms with a harsh truth,” writes Jason Wolf.

Odds and Ends

Defense analysis: Playing with the lead a ton didn’t boost Bills’ sack total | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
“The Bills ranked 14th in sacks per pass attempt. Not bad. But it should have been better,” writes Mark Gaughan.

Bills Today | ESPN offers this ranking for the Bills 2020 draft class - BuffaloBills.com
Led by A.J. Epenesa, Zack Moss, Gabriel Davis and Tyler Bass, Buffalo’s draft class ranked in the top 10.

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

3 things we learned from Cornelius Bennett on Bills Pod Squad - BuffaloBills.com
The former Bills linebacker shares his thoughts on the 2020 Bills season.

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

Buffalo Bills Roster Recap | 2020 NFL Season - BuffaloBills.com
“Scroll through to take a look through each player’s statistics from the 2020 Season, presented by ConnectLife.”

Featured on Buffalo Rumblings

Q&A: Buffalo Bills big picture needs - Buffalo Rumblings
We don’t get too specific this week as we take a look at some overall questions for the offseason.

Opinion: Brandon Beane’s team building shows long-term vision in contrast to Los Angeles Rams - Buffalo Rumblings
The Rams have been in win-now mode for a while, it seems.

All-22 analysis: Stefon Diggs’s slow start in AFC Championship Game - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills took some time getting Diggs going.

Mock Draft Monday: Linebacker Nick Bolton is a popular choice for the Bills in early mock drafts - Buffalo Rumblings
Check out the latest collection of mock drafts.

Buffalo Bills offensive line shuffle: Jordan Devey signs, Jonotthan Harrison departs - Buffalo Rumblings
The game of musical chairs along the offensive line has begun...

AFC East Roundup: Deshaun Watson Edition - Buffalo Rumblings
Could the star QB play in the AFC East next season?

Circling the Wagons: Interview w/ former Buffalo Bills Super Bowl guard, John Davis - Buffalo Rumblings
We talk with one of the anchors for the Bills’ great O-lines in the 1990’s. Listen now!

BBR: Reacting to the Goff/Stafford trade as a Bills fan - Buffalo Rumblings
It feels good to have our franchise quarterback in Buffalo.

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.