Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott told reporters that most of the team’s starters will sit out Saturday’s Week 2 NFL preseason game against the Chicago Bears on Saturday, which means quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will get a chance to lead the Bills’ offense against his former team.
In today’s edition of the Bills daily links, we lead off by examining how Trubisky, cornerback Tre’Davious White, and running back Zack Moss were among those who enjoyed standout performances during Day 16 of training camp.
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Observations from Day 16 of training camp
As Trubisky prepares to guide the Bills against the team that made him the No. 2 overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, he was precise in directing Buffalo’s offense at practice. Learn more about what stood out from Buffalo’s practice session.
- Mitch Trubisky precise on day 16 of Bills camp, to start vs. Bears; Tre White in lock down mode (8 observations) - newyorkupstate.com
- Trubisky has solid practice ahead of start against Bears - WGR 550
Previewing the Week 2 clash with the Bears
Discover which Bills have the most at stake when the team travels to Chicago for a Week 2 preseason game, and hear from running back Matt Breida on why he’s excited for Trubisky’s return to Chicago.
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Sean McDermott on how much his starters will play vs. Bears
Josh Allen, along with most of Buffalo’s starters, are not expected to see playing time vs. Chicago. One starter who is expected to play? Left tackle Dion Dawkins.
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Odds and ends
We explore just how good Greg Rousseau and Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. can be in their rookie seasons, discuss whether Jon Feliciano and the offensive line can perform at a higher level in 2021, and answer other key questions about Buffalo’s ground game and new wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. We bring you up to speed on the latest news around Buffalo’s new stadium negotiations, learn how overcoming adversity and obstacles is nothing new for rookie safety Damar Hamlin, relive the greatness that was Hall of Fame defensive end Bruce Smith, and more.
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