The Bills meet the Panthers tonight in the second preseason game. Action gets underway at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The contest pairs 2 rivals who shared joint practices this week. ALL EYES WILL BE ON LESEAN McCOY WHO SAT OUT LAST WEEKS PRESEASON OPENER. SPECULATION IS RUNNING HIGH THAT SHADY NEEDS TO PROVE HIMSELF AFTER AN UNDERWHELMING RECORD LAST YEAR. LOOKING FOR THE PRO BOWLER TO HIT HIS STRIDE, WE AWAIT KICKOFF AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills wrapped up their 2 days of joint practices with the Panthers yesterday. Josh Allen looked sharp, reading the defense and moving the ball down the field. He is demonstrating the poise and confidence we have come to expect. THE JOINT PRACTICES WERE A HIGHLY EFFECTIVE EXERCISE FOR THE 2 CLUBS. PREPARATIONS NOW SHIFT TO FRIDAYS PRESEASON GAME IN CAROLINA. ENERGIZED BY THE PROGRESS SHOWN BY THE SQUAD, WE COUNTDOWN TO ACTION AS 1BUFFALO.
Panthers Pro Bowl linebacker Luke Kuechly praised Josh Allen after the first day of joint practice. He cited Allens athleticism, big arm, and running speed. He said he is quick on his reads and has good receivers to throw to. ALLEN IS EMERGING AS THE BILLS LONG ANTICIPATED FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK. ENTERING HIS SECOND PRO YEAR, HE HAS GROWN IN STRENGTH AND MATURITY. PINNING THE FUTURE OF THE FRANCHISE ON JOSHS CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT, WE RALLY ROUND HIM AS 1BUFFALO.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced yesterday there will be no tackling or fighting allowed in the Joint Practices. Action gets underway today and tomorrow at Wofford College in South Carolina. The 2 days of practice will lead up to Fridays preseason game. RIVERA AND SEAN McDERMOTT WILL ADDRESS THE OTHERS TEAM. THE WORKOUTS WILL FOSTER FRIENDLY COMPETITION AND TOLERANCE FOR THE SOUTHERN HEAT. LOOKING FOR POSITIVE RESULTS FROM THIS UNIQUE EXERCISE, WE FOLLOW INTENTLY AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills will hold 2 joint practices with the Panthers this week. They travel to Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina today. It will be a homecoming for Coach McDermott, who spent 6 seasons with Carolina as defensive coordinator. Safety Kurt Coleman will be reunited with his former teammates. THE WEEK OF PRACTICE IN THE SOUTHERN HEAT WILL PREPARE FOR FRIDAYS PRESEASON GAME. THE BILLS ARE COMING OFF A VICTORY VERSUS THE COLTS. SEEING THE WISDOM OF THE JOINT WORKOUTS, WE SHOW SUPPORT AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills have signed 3 players to the squad. Defensive tackle Robert Young, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, and defensive lineman Demetrius Rhaney have joined the roster. THE MOVES COME IN THE WAKE OF LAST THURSDAYS PRESEASON MATCHUP WITH THE COLTS. THEY PROVIDE DEPTH AT KEY POSITIONS. EXPECT MORE PERSONNEL MANEUVERING IN THE COMING WEEKS. LOOKING FOR THE NEW BILLS TO CONTRIBUTE ON AND OFF THE FIELD, WE WELCOME THEM TO TOWN AS 1BUFFALO.
With the first preseason game under their belt, it is time to take stock of the Bills. They may well contend for a wildcard berth and return to the playoffs. Josh Allen has grown and matured as he enters his second pro year. He performed well versus the Colts. STRATEGIC OFFSEASON MANEUVERING BY THE FRONT OFFICE HAS BOLSTERED THE TEAMS PROSPECTS. THE DRAFTING OF ED OLIVER AND DAWSON KNOX AND SIGNING OF MITCH MORSE IN FREE AGENCY ADD DEPTH TO THE ROSTER. LOOKING FOR IT ALL TO COME TOGETHER AS COACH McDERMOTT ENTERS HIS FINAL CONTRACT YEAR, WE UNITE AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills won their first preseason game versus the Colts 24 – 16. Josh Allen showed promise and improvement in a poised performance. Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck sat out the contest. THE DEFENSE PLAYED WELL, HOLDING THE COLTS TO 85 YARDS IN THE FIRST HALF. KICKER STEPHEN HAUSCHKA HAD A ROUGH NIGHT, MISSING A 34 YARD FIELD GOAL. THE SQUAD NOW PREPARES FOR PRACTICES WITH THE PANTHERS NEXT WEEK IN CAROLINA. SATISFIED THAT THE BILLS ARE HITTING THEIR STRIDE, WE HAVE REASON FOR HOPE AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills open the preseason tonight at home versus the Colts. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The game will showcase Sean McDermotts revamped squad. ALL EYES WILL BE ON QUARTERBACK SENSATION JOSH ALLEN. THE MUCH IMPROVED OFFENSIVE LINE SHOULD OFFER HIM PROTECTION NEEDED TO MAKE BIG PLAYS. THE RECEIVER CORPS HAS BEEN STRENGTHENED THROUGH KEY ADDITIONS. ANTICIPATING A GOOD NIGHT OF COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL, WE COUNTDOWN AS 1BUFFALO.
Training camp at St. John Fisher College in suburban Rochester ended yesterday. The Bills have now returned home to New Era Field. CAMP PROVIDED THE FIRST GLIMPSE OF THIS YEARS SQUAD. AFTER 2 WEEKS OF PRACTICE ACTION RETURNS TO ORCHARD PARK. PREPARATIONS ARE UNDERWAY FOR THE PRESEASON OPENER. LOOKING AHEAD TO 5 MONTHS OF GOOD BILLS BALL, WE WATCH AND WAIT AS 1BUFFALO.