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Buffalo Bills Links, 5/25: Power rankings for Buffalo’s road trips

Plus, how the Bills have relied on exceptional player development and a team-building approach to fuel success.

While the Buffalo Bills were posting a 13-3 record, winning the AFC East and advancing into the AFC championship, #BillsMafia was unable to travel with their team for many of the big road games last year.

With the 2021 NFL schedule out, in today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we rank Buffalo’s eight road games to see which are the best options for a road trip this year.

We also speculate on a pair of talented veterans who have been rumored to be coming to Buffalo, discuss how general manager Brandon Beane, head coach Sean McDermott and the Bills have relied on both exceptional player development and a team-building approach focused on long-term success to fuel their turnaround, read why McDermott was listed as a favorite on a list of coaches who could win their first Super Bowl, see where Buffalo falls in the latest NFL power rankings, learn how tight end Nate Becker is a poster boy for believing in your football dream, and more!

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Power rankings for Buffalo’s road trips

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Sean McDermott a favorite among first-time head coaches to win Super Bowl

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Projecting the starters in the AFC East

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Odds and ends

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“Buffalo Bills tight end Nate Becker is a poster boy for believing in your football dream,” writes Mark Gaughan.

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