What we know about Buffalo’s 2021 schedule, plus what folks around the league are saying about the schedule.
In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, with the NFL set to release the dates for the 2021 season, we take a look at what we’re hearing about Buffalo’s schedule.
We sort through the schedule leaks and rumors, discuss how many primetime games the reigning AFC East champions will get, identify the most anticipated game on the schedule, debunk the rumor that the Bills will open the season against Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and offer up the most intriguing opponents on Buffalo’s schedule.
We also study film on Buffalo’s third-round draft pick, offensive tackle, Spencer Brown and hear how general manager Brandon Beane stated Brown will serve as the team’s swing tackle. We learn how Beane nearly traded out of the second round until edge rusher Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. landed in their laps, analyze why guard Jack Anderson’s mean streak personality fits with what the Bills want from their offensive linemen, offer up potential veterans who could be salary cap casualties next year as Buffalo looks to save money, and more!
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Additional Bills news from around the web
Previewing Wednesday night’s schedule release
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In advance of the schedule release, News sports writers Vic Carucci, Jay Skurski, Mark Gaughan and Jason Wolf weigh in on a variety of topics.
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Here’s some of what we already know, and what you might expect, for the Buffalo Bills 2021 schedule, which will be released Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET.
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The NFL will release the 17-game schedule tonight and the Sports Talk Live crew shares their predictions ahead of the announcement.
Maiorana: Five most intriguing opponents the Bills face in 2021 – Democrat & Chronicle
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With no shortage of intriguing matchups, the Bills could end up leading the league in primetime matchups.
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Buffalo nearly traded out of the second round…until Carlos Basham Jr. fell
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“I know I’ve never had anybody like him and I doubt I’ll ever have someone like him again,” Bill Pope, Basham’s HS basketball coach, said. (Subscription required).
Why Jack Anderson’s personality is exactly what the Bills want for the O-line
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Anderson was a top-50 prospect nationally who started as a true freshman at Texas Tech, being named a freshman All-America after starting all 13 games at right guard.
Who are the Bills’ cap-casualty candidates for 2022?
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A very early look at who would save the Bills at least $2M in cap room in 2022, along with how likely it is that the Bills would walk away. (Subscription required).
Bills continue with Phase Two of the NFL’s offseason program
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Odds and ends
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