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8-8, 3rd in AFC East

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills CB Stephon Gilmore has reported to training camp. He told ESPN's Josina Anderson earlier this week that he would show up to camp and play out the final year of his rookie contract, avoiding a holdout in hopes of a new deal.

Will Felton's cap be affected?

The Bills made Jerome Felton the league's highest-paid fullback last offseason, but they also signed Glenn Gronkowski (youngest brother of Rob Gronkowski) as an undrafted free-agent this spring. Could that put Felton, and his $2.3 million cap number, at risk? Under-the-radar storylines

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Can another team win the AFC East?

In Bill Belichick's 16 years in charge, the Patriots have failed to win the AFC East just three times, including 2008, when Tom Brady tore his ACL in Week 1. Perhaps Brady's suspension this year will crack the door further open.

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Speaking for the first time since his "we won the offseason" quote last month, Rex Ryan tells WGR 550 of his declaration, "I might not be the most articulate guy or anything else, so those things happen. All I meant was that we did so good, the players we had, I was proud of them, I was proud of the way they worked, I was proud of the effort they put in. And we'll see. I just think we want to show everybody that this is a good football team and we're working as hard as any team in this league."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked if Rex Ryan "lost his team" last season, current Patriots and former Bills WR Chris Hogan tells WEEI, "He didn't lose the team, ever. It was a grind the entire time we were there. There's a lot of good players over there, and it's just a matter of everyone meshing as one over there. If they get that together, they'll be a good team."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked about the differences between Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick, current Patriots and former Bills WR Chris Hogan tells WEEI, "They both care about the sport that they coach, and they bring a lot of passion to it. They both have their ways of going about things, and we'll leave it at that."

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Patriots WR and former Bills WR Chris Hogan to WEEI about Week 4 game against Buffalo: "I've already marked that one down."

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Bills co-owner Kim Pegula asked by WGR 550 what the expectations are for this season: "Win. Winning. ... We're expecting better communication, and we're expecting wins."

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Vegas doesn't doubt New England

No Tom Brady, no problem, at least in Las Vegas. Even with Jimmy Garoppolo set to start four games, New England is heavily favored to win the AFC East by the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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Two Bills make all-retirement team

Percy Harvin and A.J. Tarpley are far from the most accomplished players on our squad, but each fills a role. All-retirement team

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Unhappy Gilmore

Stephon Gilmore reported to Bills training camp, but he channeled his inner Marshawn Lynch to make it clear why. The fifth-year CB doesn't want to get fined while he looks for a hefty extension. Unhappy with contracts

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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.

Team Stats

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

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