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Buffalo Bills Links, 8/31: Tough roster decisions loom

Who is safe, whose job is in jeopardy and can GM Brandon Beane pull off a trade?

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Coming off their 19-0 shutout of the Green Bay Packers in Week 3 of the NFL preseason, the Buffalo Bills face another daunting task: trimming their roster from 81 players down to the active 53-man roster.

We lead off today’s edition of the daily links with 53-man roster projections and thoughts on possible trades general manager Brandon Beane could make leading up to the roster deadline Tuesday afternoon.

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Tough roster decisions loom for Bills

The Bills have until 4 p.m. EDT Tuesday to trim their roster from 81 players down to the 53-man roster, and there is plenty to discuss when it comes to who makes the roster. How will Beane and head coach Sean McDermott handle the glut of talent along the defensive line? How many wide receivers will make the roster? Will Beane be able to pull off any of his signature trades?

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Odds and ends

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