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Buffalo Bills Links, 7/1: Greg Rousseau getting tips from an All-Pro pass rusher

Plus. would the Bills deal Jerry Hughes?

The Buffalo Bills spent their 2021 first-round draft pick on Greg Rousseau, hoping the talented edge rusher will serve as an upgrade along Buffalo’s offensive line. In today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we learn how Rousseau was receiving tips and pass rush pointers from one of the best in the league: All-Pro edge rusher Calais Campbell.

We also examine five worthy candidates who could become the next former Bill enshrined on the team’s Wall of Fame—linebacker Cornelius Bennett, wide receiver Eric Moulds, running back Fred Jackson, defensive tackle Kyle Williams, and punter Brian Moorman.

We discuss whether All-Pro quarterback Josh Allen could regress with the return of crowds this fall, continue to run through the list of Buffalo’s worst salary cap values from 2020, hear three ways the Bills can build upon the successes of last year’s run to the AFC Championship, speculate on whether the Bills will trade talented pass rusher Jerry Hughes, preview which Bills could play a big role on your fantasy football team, and more!


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Greg Rousseau receiving tips from Calais Campbell

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Buffalo Bills first-round pick Greg Rousseau already has quite the mentor in his corner.

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The Bills would be thrilled if Rousseau ended up having a career similar to the veteran pass rusher.

How the Bills can improve in 2021

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Sean McDermott among top 10 NFL coaches

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Would the Bills deal Jerry Hughes?

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The Buffalo Bills drafted pass-rushers Greg Rousseau and Carlos “Boogie” Basham with their first two picks in the 2021 NFL Draft, leading some to speculate Jerry Hughes could be on the trade market.

How to handle drafting the Bills for fantasy football

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Odds and ends

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