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8-8, 3rd in AFC East
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Good luck stopping these big fellas

Since 2011, four defensive tackles have averaged at least six sacks per season. Leading the way is Geno Atkins, who has 40 sacks in that span despite missing seven games in 2013 due to a torn ACL.

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Rex will be happy to miss Brady in Week 4

While Rex Ryan has given Tom Brady fits at times, the Patriots QB still has won 11 of the pair's 14 meetings. Ryan and Brady will meet just once this year (Week 8 in Buffalo) due to the latter's suspension.

Dareus: We feed off Rex's energy (0:58)
Dareus explains sailors hat (0:40)
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Bills hire Zak Kromer as entry-level assistant

The Bills hired Zak Kromer, the son of Aaron Kromer, the team's offensive line coach, as an entry-level assistant. They were charged with misdemeanor battery last year, but charges were dropped.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Zac Kromer, the son of Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer, has been hired by Buffalo as a coaching assistant. The younger Kromer, 22, was charged along with his father with misdemeanor battery in an incident over beach chairs in Florida last summer. The charges against both Kromers were later dropped.

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Friendly early slate for the Bills?

Buffalo's first four games include two non-playoff teams from a year ago and the Tom Brady-less Patriots. Two of the four are against AFC East foes, against whom the Bills have done well the last two seasons.

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Can Sammy Watkins kick the injury bug?

He's been great when on the field, but Watkins' injury problems continued with offseason foot surgery. His health will remain a concern until he proves otherwise. Biggest injury questions

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Things looking up for the Bills?

Buffalo has yet to make a playoff appearance this millennium, but the Bills are making progress. With training camp on the horizon, ESPN Stats & Info explains. Top stats to know

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Phil Loadholt part of growing NFL trend

The Vikings lineman has called it quits after seven years, making him the 13th player age 30 or younger to hang up his cleats this offseason.

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Why Michael Bennett is frustrated

It's easy to understand why Bennett wants more money from the Seahawks. Several recent contracts for D-linemen have featured guarantees more than three times what Bennett received on his current deal.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills CB Stephon Gilmore will not hold out in hopes of a new contract, telling ESPN NFL Insider Josina Anderson, "I'm planning to go out to training camp. I know what I am. It'll happen eventually." Gilmore previously said, "We'll see" in June when asked if he would report to training camp and play out the final year of his rookie contract at $11.082 million.


Mike Rodak, Bills Reporter

Mike Rodak joins John Clayton and he says the Bills may be looking at a hot seat for Rex Ryan depending on how they do in the first half of the season.

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Taylor has a lot riding on 2016 season

If Tyrod Taylor can have another big season in Buffalo, he could earn a long-term deal from the Bills or another team on the open market. Clayton: Best 2017 free agents (Insider)


AFC East preview

John Clayton previews the AFC East with the help of the NFL Nation reporters of each team.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Madden overall ratings for Bills rookies: OLB Shaq Lawson: 75 ILB Reggie Ragland: 74 DL Adolphus Washington: 70 RB Jonathan Williams: 67 WR Kolby Listenbee: 66 QB Cardale Jones: 66 CB Kevon Seymour: 63

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Bills safety Aaron Williams apparently isn't happy that his team hasn't re-signed his friend and longtime Bills RB Fred Jackson this offseason. Williams tweeted out a call Thursday asking fans if it was "ridiculous" Jackson, who spent last season with the Seahawks, isn't back with the Bills following the suspension of RB Karlos Williams and the arrest of RB Jonathan Williams.

Buffalo's defense was clutch

The Bills' defense struggled overall last season, but Football Outsiders' advanced metrics show that the unit stepped up in the fourth quarter and in overtime. Sneaky strengths (Insider)

Team Stats

Passing Yards208.928th
Rushing Yards152.01st
Points For23.6Tied-12th
Points Against22.415th

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