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Buffalo Bills Links, 7/30: Recapping Day 2 of training camp

Boogie Basham, Josh Allen, passing offense shine at camp.

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The Buffalo Bills took the practice field for Day 2 of training camp in Orchard Park, NY, and in today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we shine a light on how rookie defensive end Boogie Basham, quarterback Josh Allen, wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders, Cole Beasley, Isaiah McKenzie and cornerback Siran Neal turned heads with their strong play at camp.

On the heels of his NFL MVP runner-up season, when he shattered all of Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly’s single-season records, we also dissect what improvement looks like for Allen this year.

We break down the battle for playing time at tight end, continue with our series on the top Bills players age 25 and under, hear from All-Pro wideout Stefon Diggs on how he can be even better in 2021, learn how Sanders is developing a strong rapport with Allen, get to know the latest members of the offensive line, and much more!

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Recapping Day 2 of training camp

Bills training camp Day 2: Boogie Basham makes the ‘play of the day’, plus Josh Allen’s ‘mouth-dropping’ pass – The Athletic
“He’ll continue making plays like that,” Micah Hyde said of Basham. “It’s going to force vets to know his name.” (Subscription required).

Bills’ training camp observations: Josh Allen, Carlos Basham make ‘wow’ plays | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“Rookie defensive end Carlos Basham and quarterback Josh Allen produced the spectacular plays of the day Thursday at Buffalo Bills training camp.”

Bills training camp 2021: Josh Allen spectacular on Day 2, stuns new teammate Emmanuel Sanders with pass (8 observations) -
Rookie Boogie Basham and safety Siran Neal have big plays for defense.

Bills passing offense impressive at Thursday’s session - WGR 550
“The Bills passing offense picked up right where it left off last season,” writes Sal Capaccio.

Top 3 things to know from Day 2 at 2021 Bills training camp -
Josh Allen and the wide receivers impress, Boogie Basham has the play of the day and Siran Neal grabs an interception.

Day Two of Training Camp Brings the Energy -
“Check out the sights and sounds from a high-energy second day of 2021 Training Camp.”

All Pro WR Stefon Diggs knows he can get even better

Diggs looks to build on superstar status, strong connection with Allen - Democrat & Chronicle
Diggs knows he can be even better in 2021.

Stefon Diggs talks about a way he can get even better for Bills in 2021 | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“One might think that Stefon Diggs would struggle to come up with an area in which he could improve on his 2020 performance.”

How WR Emmanuel Sanders is building a rapport with Josh Allen

Can Bills’ Emmanuel Sanders develop quick chemistry with Josh Allen, like Stefon Diggs did? | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“‘For me, I’m old school,’ the veteran wide receiver said Thursday when asked how long it takes to build chemistry with a quarterback.”

A passion for football drives Emmanuel Sanders to be great -
Only two days into training camp and the veteran wide receiver has made a big impression on his new teammates.

Bills know last year’s successes mean little in 2021

Bills motto at start of 2021: “What have you done for me lately?” - Democrat & Chronicle
Josh Allen says he’s here to win a Super Bowl.

Buffalo brings in a pair of offensive linemen

Bills sign two offensive linemen | Buffalo Bills News | NFL |
“With Dion Dawkins and Ike Boettger in Covid-19 protocols, the Bills signed offensive linemen Marquel Harrell and Tyler Gauthier on Thursday.”

Bills sign a pair of offensive linemen - WGR 550
The Buffalo Bills announced the signings on Thursday.

Odds and ends

Micah Hyde flattered by Aaron Rodgers’ praise - WGR 550
“If someone like that says that about me, I must be doing something right,” Hyde said.