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Buffalo Bills Links, 7/12: Veterans who could be surprise cuts

Plus, will Devin Singletary or Zack Moss emerge as Buffalo’s RB1?

It happens every year. A veteran finds themselves on the outside looking in each NFL team finalizes its 53-man roster. For the Buffalo Bills, competition is going to be tight to earn a roster spot, and in today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we identify the veterans who could be surprise cuts later this summer.

The group includes defensive ends Mario Addison and Jerry Hughes, wide receivers Cole Beasley and Isaiah McKenzie, linebacker A.J. Klein, and defensive tackle Harrison Phillips.

We also spotlight the running back room, breaking down the strengths and weaknesses of both Devin Singletary and Zack Moss to see who has the best claim to the No. 1 running back job.

We examine why the Bills have one of the best groups of wide receivers in the league, offer up three offensive players who could be poised for a breakthrough season, watch a video that shows how All-Pro quarterback Josh Allen is out to prove 2020 was no fluke, discuss why one national NFL writer tabbed left tackle Dion Dawkins as the Bill most likely to earn his first Pro Bowl nod in 2021, and more!


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Which veterans could be surprise cuts?

Training camp question: Who are the Bills’ surprise cut candidates? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
With the quality depth GM Brandon Beane has amassed, some good players won’t make the team.

Zack Moss or Devin Singletary: Who emerges as RB1?

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“Whether it’s Devin Singletary or Zack Moss, one thing’s for sure: Whoever’s got the hot hand should expect more of the work,” writes Jay Skurski.

Buffalo’s wideouts among the best in the league

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“Josh Allen’s wide receiving corps rates among the best in the NFL,” writes Jason Wolf.

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“Despite no offseason workouts or preseason games because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Davis authored the greatest season by a Bills rookie wide receiver since Sammy Watkins, the fourth overall pick in 2014,” writes Jason Wolf.

Predicting Buffalo’s offensive players bound to break through

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Josh Allen out to prove 2020 MVP-caliber campaign was no fluke

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“Crist, who played pro football for seven seasons in the 1970s, was 69 when he died from a rare blood disorder in October. But he also had the most advanced form of the degenerative brain disease CTE,” writes Jason Wolf.

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