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Buffalo Bills Links, 8/10: Recapping Day 10 of camp

Plus. we take a look at five Bills players on the roster bubble.

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The Buffalo Bills kick off the 2021 preseason schedule Friday evening when they travel to play the Detroit Lions, and for many Bills, the preseason opener represents a terrific opportunity to stake their claim to a roster spot.

In today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we discuss the cases for several players on the roster bubble and share the latest news from training camp, including impressive performances from wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, defensive lineman Efe Obada, and defensive tackles Star Lotulelei and Harrison Phillips.

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Recapping Day 10 of training camp

Emmanuel Sanders doesn’t miss a beat in his return to the practice field, Isaiah Hodgins displays his speed, and Efe Obada states his case for a roster spot.

Efe Obada out to prove he’s more than just a feel-good story

The defensive end came to the NFL via the International Player Pathway Program and has been known for overcoming adversity to make it to the NFL. This year, he’s out to show he can contribute to Buffalo’s pass rush.

How Justin Zimmer developed into a respected leader

The Bills are the fourth stop for the defensive tackle in the NFL, and after providing steady play for the defensive line in 2020, Zimmer has evolved into one of the most respected players in the locker room.

Roster questions abound on the defensive line

How many defensive ends will make the 53-man roster? What kind of lift can Buffalo’s first- and second-round draft picks—Gregory Rousseau and Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. provide to the pass rush? Is this the year Harrison Phillips puts it all together?

New stadium updates

The Pegulas came out asking for 100 percent public financing for the Buffalo Bills new stadium. State lawmakers are saying “not so fast.”

Odds and ends

Competition to make the 53-man roster is going to be stiff. Take a minute to learn what Buffalo’s coaches and media members are saying about bubble Bills like Efe Obada, Jake Kumerow, Darryl Johnson Jr., and more. Plus, learn why Josh Allen’s contract extension is not without risk, hear what offensive coordinator Brian Daboll told the Bills to keep them humble and hungry heading into a season full of expectations, discover which Bill is one of the 25 most intriguing players in 2021, and more!