The Buffalo Bills wrapped up their preseason schedule with a convincing 19-0 victory over the Green Bay Packers Saturday on a sunny afternoon at Highmark Stadium. Today’s edition of the daily links highlights the good (Josh Allen, head coach Sean McDermott’s play calling and game planning, Gabriel Davis, and the Bills’ goal-line, red-zone and fourth-down defense) and the bad (the run defense, Cam Lewis, Bobby Hart and Tommy Doyle) from Buffalo’s win as the Bills ran their preseason winning streak to eight.
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Josh Allen looks sharp as Bills extend their preseason winning streak
In his first action of the 2021 season, Josh Allen was terrific, completing 20 of 26 passes for 194 yards with two touchdowns, including a touchdown strike to Gabriel Davis to convert on 3rd-and-20.
- Josh Allen, Bills offense was humming in 19-0 victory over Packers - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills shut out Packers in 2021 preseason finale - WGR 550
- Bills quarterback Josh Allen looks sharp in first action of preseason | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Josh Allen looks sharp as the Bills approach the NFL 2021 regular season opener - BuffaloBills.com
- Josh Allen’s stirring performance in final preseason game sets the stage for Bills’ ‘exciting’ year ahead – The Athletic
- Bills’ Emmanuel Sanders exhilarated after 1st taste of uptempo offense: ‘Practices don’t do it justice’ - newyorkupstate.com
Observations from Buffalo’s Week 3 win
What else stood out from the shutout win? Emmanuel Sanders fared well in his Buffalo debut, the Bills’ up-tempo offense and third-down offense were dialed in, Micah Hyde and A.J. Epenesa were all over the field, and Justin Zimmer’s strong preseason play continued.
- Josh Allen, Bills starting offense looks ready for Week 1: Preseason Week 3 stock up, stock down - newyorkupstate.com
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- Bills’ Josh Allen lights up Packers in preseason finale; Gabriel Davis is a problem (8 observations) - newyorkupstate.com
- Top 3 things we learned from Bills vs. Packers | Preseason Week 3 - BuffaloBills.com
- Observations: Tough decisions loom in trimming Bills’ roster | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
- Here’s what’s important about the Bills’ preseason (it’s not the record) | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Brandon Beane fielding trade calls for DL, DE positions
During the third quarter of Saturday’s preseason finale win over Green Bay, Buffalo general manager Brandon Beane joined the broadcast to reveal how other teams have been calling to talk trades for some of Buffalo’s defensive ends.
- Bills GM Brandon Beane: We have received calls on DL, DE position - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills GM Brandon Beane on trades, calls about DE, keeping 7 receivers, nickelback vs. linebacker | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Predicting the 53-man roster
There’s going to be plenty of difficult decisions for the Bills, who must trim their roster to 53 players by 4 p.m. EDT on Tuesday. ESPN and The Athletic take their turn at projecting how many wide receivers and defensive linemen Buffalo will keep, whether Buffalo keeps two or three quarterbacks, and more.
- Buffalo Bills’ 53-man roster projection - Depth at receiver, D-line creates tough decisions - ESPN.com Buffalo Bills Blog
- Bills final 53-man roster projection: Predicting Brandon Beane’s roster gymnastics as the preseason concludes – The Athletic
QB Josh Allen cracks NFL Network’s Top 100 Players list
After earning the first All-Pro honor of his young career and finishing as NFL MVP runner-up, Allen took a quantum leap in NFL Network’s rankings, jumping from No. 87 to No. 10 for the 2021 season.
- Josh Allen ranks 10th on NFL’s 2021 Top-100 Players list - WGR 550
- Bills quarterback Josh Allen jumps to No. 10 of NFL Top 100 | Buffalo Bills News | NFL | buffalonews.com
Odds and ends
Discover the biggest surprises, biggest disappointments, and biggest remaining questions for the Bills to answer as they head into the regular season, learn how All-Pro cornerback Tre’Davious White and rookie wide receiver/returner Marquez Stevenson made their way from childhood friends in Shreveport, Louisiana to teammates in Buffalo, and more!
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