“Just seeing where we were as an organization and a team in the past to where we are now I really think this was the most productive camp we’ve had as a team overall,” said Wilson. “It’s been a different mentality from day one of our offseason program.
“We’ve continued to talk about the direction we want to go in when we reported here on July 25th and still to this day guys don’t buy into the media hype or the fan hype because we know ultimately it’s up to us to convert our roster and what we have on paper to the playing field and we have to continue to push the envelope and get better and be ready when we take the field in New York on Week 1.”
Head coach Chan Gailey was pleased with the amount of ground his coaches and players were able to cover over the past three weeks.
“Camp was good. I really think we accomplished a great deal,” he said. “We were able to evaluate a lot of players. I think our players got better during this time. They had to fight through some hot days, some rainy days, they had to fight through. It was good for us.”
“I thought we made a lot of progress,” said
Prepping for Minnesota
Last week there was no game planning for Washington. This week, though there might not be a specified game plan, the Bills did spend more time preparing for the different looks they’ll see from the Vikings on both offense and defense in practice Wednesday.
Both the first and second team offensive units went against a scout team defense, and the first and second team defensive units went against a scout team offense that was executing some of what the Bills expect to see from Minnesota.
Rookies make good
Buffalo’s draft class made some good progress in camp. Not surprisingly, the top half of the class stood out the most with
“I played well and I got better every day,” said Gilmore. “I have learned so much since I have been here to now, so I think I just have to keep taking it one day at a time and I will be good. I would not say I had goals; I just wanted to come out and get better and gain my team’s trust and come out and compete on defense.”
Fitz feeling chemistry with receivers
Ryan Fitzpatrick’s on field chemistry with
The Bills have a walk through on Thursday before departing for Minneapolis for their Friday night preseason game against Minnesota.