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Buffalo Bills Links, 9/12: Game Day vs. Pittsburgh!

Which matchups to watch plus game previews and predictions.

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It’s finally here, the start to the 2021 NFL regular season for the Buffalo Bills. In a season filled with hope and high expectations, today’s edition of the daily links gets you ready for the opener—a home clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Previewing the matchup with the Steelers

Breaking down the big matchups to watch in the opener, from Buffalo’s re-tooled defensive line going up against Pittsburgh’s revamped offensive line, to which team holds the edge on offense, defense, and special teams. We also dive into how Buffalo plans on relying on a committee of players to step up and fill the void left up the middle of the defense in Star Lotulelei’s absence, get predictions from local beat writers and NFL analysts, and tell you all the ways to watch and stream the game from home.

Odds and ends

A pair of Bills all-time greats, running back Thurman Thomas and linebacker Darryl Talley will be part of the team’s ceremony in remembrance of the 20-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. We also get Thomas’s thoughts on how the team looks heading into the regular season, find out why special teams ace Tyler Matakevich was able to earn the honor of being a captain this year, examine how rookie defensive end Greg Rousseau’s work ethic has served him well in his journey to the NFL, and more!