'The thought was Powell would be part of a group that would fill in for Jordan Matthews after the news came down that he will have surgery on his thumb, and will likely miss at least a month of action. With Powell no longer on the roster, the Bills' receiving corps now includes Zay Jones, Andre Holmes, Kaelin Clay, and Brandon Tate. An addition via free agency, trade, or a signing off the practice squad seems likely. Preseason fan favorite Brandon Reilly is one of two wide receivers on the practice squad.'
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'“I think even before the season, the increase was crazy because Bills fans are crazy for Zubaz, but it has increased as the seasons go on. We’ve sold out of a lot of stuff.”'
'“He’s played well to this point. I love his approach, he puts in a lot of time in the film room,” Head Coach Sean McDermott told reporters on Monday. “The success he’s had is not a mistake. He’s wired the right way and that’s why we drafted Tre. He’s got a lot of work to do, too, just like the rest of our team.”'
'Humber, who was a special teams star for the first nine seasons of his career, has been this year’s version of Lorenzo Alexander. The athletic linebacker has shined in McDermott’s 4-3 defense had with six total tackles before leaving the field.'
'Powell had been serving a four-game league-imposed suspension for violation of the NFL’s performance enhancing substance policy. At 4 pm he would’ve have reverted back to Buffalo’s active roster. Instead the Bills chose to release him.'
'LB Ramon Humber and WR Jordan Matthews will both undergo thumb surgeries after each suffered thumb injuries in the win over Atlanta.'
'“There are no statement wins in Week 4 of an NFL football season,” said Kyle Williamsflatly minutes after their win over the Falcons in Atlanta. “We’ve got a long way to go. Like I said we’re going to continue to work and get better and we’ll take them as they come. We’ve got the Bengals this week.”'
'“Charles, we felt like we could get in some areas and we were able to do that early in the game. Give a lot of credit to Tyrod Taylor, he threw a lot of great balls down field to him. He made some contested catches that were not easy. It was great focus, great concentration, and mental toughness too.” Sean McDermott said.'