‘Receiver went from being the lowest-graded position on the Bills to the highest graded unit. Quarterback Josh Allen went from having the second-lowest overall grade to the second-highest grade.’
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‘Schottenheimer was drafted by the Bills in 1965 out of the University of Pittsburgh with the idea that he would one day replace one of the team’s three veteran linebackers, Harry Jacobs, Mike Stratton or John Tracy. It never happened, though. Schottenheimer intercepted six passes in his four seasons with the Bills, returning one for a touchdown, but never established himself as a regular.’
‘Defensive tackle is the only position group on the entire Buffalo Bills roster that does not have a pending free agent. Seven different players are under contract already for 2021, including five regulars from this past season – Ed Oliver, Quinton Jefferson, Harrison Phillips, Vernon Butler, and Justin Zimmer.’
‘Maybe all the usual “learning to win” filler should apply. The Bills played about their two worst games of the year against the Chiefs, and there could be psychological reasons for that to go with the tactical ones. We don’t know.’
‘This week Brown posted a picture on Instagram of him wearing a Falcons Jersey before the Chiefs Bucs Super Bowl on Sunday. In the comments things got interesting.
‘A seventh-round draft choice of the Bills in 1965, and a fourth-round pick of the Baltimore Colts in the NFL also in 1965, Schottenheimer chose to sign with the Bills as they were coming off their first American Football League title.’
‘Milano has developed into a modern-day linebacker. He has the 11th-best coverage grade among linebackers since 2018, he’s been excellent matching up with running backs in single coverage and he’s held his own when asked to line up over the slot.’