Originally written August 15, 2013 on Queen City Sports:
The Bills practiced under the lights Wednesday. Overall, the practice was pretty light with a lot of special teams work. This morning’s entry will be filled with quick hits and a bit of analysis. -Both kickers were very accurate and seemed to be trying to hit the cameraman who was up on an elevated lift. File this under the obvious statement category, but Hopkins’ leg is significantly stronger than Lindell’s at this point. While Lindell is one of the better kickers in Buffalo’s history, his time seems to be up in Buffalo. -Marquise Goodwin was the star of the night on offense. Goodwin had a long touchdown pass from E.J. Manuel where he simply ran past his defender along the right sideline, but showed he is also dangerous in the short passing game. During 11-on-11 work, Kevin Kolb hit Goodwin on a routine slant pattern. That was the only routine part of the play as Goodwin took the short slant pass and was able to use his shiftiness and speed to score a touchdown. -Kevin Kolb was named starter for Friday’s game against the Vikings and his performance on Wednesday was up-and-down. Early in practice he didn’t play well but by the end of evening he looked rather comfortable. E.J. Manuel also had a bit of an up-and-down practice. Jeff Tuel on the other hand had a rough night. His passes were off and he was intercepted a few times on errant passes. Tuel’s been having a great camp, so a night like this was bound to happen. -Jamie Blatnick had the best defensive performance of the evening with three different sacks. Blatnick was all over the place on Wednesday and is looking comfortable in Mike Pettine’s defense. -Arthur Moats also blew up a play-action pass for a sack. Moats received first team reps with Kiko Alonso sitting out of practice. -Duke Williams, Alex Carrington and Keith Pough also recorded sacks. -On the interception front, Aaron Williams jumped in front of a passing lane to intercept a ball and returned it for a touchdown. He took the ball and slammed it against a blue mat. Williams was the best safety on the field by far by Buffalo. -Stephon Gilmore intercepted a Jeff Tuel pass that was intended for DeMarco Sampson. In truth, the ball was closer to Gilmore than the wide receiver so the play looked like a miscommunication. Jordan Dangerfield also chipped in with an interception on a tipped pass. -Stevie Johnson and Brad Smith returned to practice. Johnson looked healthy and moved very well. Smith contributed with a diving catch during 11-on-11 work. Buffalo has a surplus of talent at wide receiver and there will be some difficult cuts coming soon.   The post Buffalo Bills Training Camp Notes from August 14th appeared first on Queen City Sports.
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