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Bills Today | Jordan Palmer encouraged by Josh Allen's offseason work


1. Jordan Palmer encouraged by Josh Allen's offseason work

Josh Allen is spending another offseason working with private quarterback coach Jordan Palmer. Allen is working with a group that includes Jets quarterback Sam Darnold and potential number one overall pick Joe Burrow.

During the NFL combine this past week, Palmer appeared on One Bills Live to discuss where the Bills signal-caller is heading into his third NFL season.

"He's ahead of where I'd thought he'd be right now, by the way," Palmer said. "I was chirping all draft, telling everybody how awesome this guy is going to be. With that being said… because what's interesting about Josh is he never took over and dominated and won a single game at Wyoming…

Palmer continued that Allen has begun to prove his game has translated to the NFL.

"The question mark is, was he going to be a gamer" Palmer said. "Is what he has proven is that his game does more than translate, he's getting really good at winning games, managing the clock, managing situation football, completing balls that need to be completed, making plays that weren't there."

Allen saw noticeable improvement across all statistics in his second season but still has areas to improve. Palmer stated there are throws Allen would prefer to have back, which is consistent with Allen's statements throughout the 2019-20 year.

2. One move Bills should not make this offseason

Bleacher Report identified one move the Bills should avoid making this offseason. One of Buffalo's top offseason priorities is to add another player at the wide receiver through either the draft or free agency. B/R advises against overspending in free agency to acquire a receiver.

Names such as A.J. Green, Robby Anderson and Alshon Jeffery (in a potential trade) will almost certainly come to the forefront. Maybe some will dream of Amari Cooper leaving the Dallas Cowboys. But none of those guys are necessary to address the issue.

The incoming wide receiver draft class is arguably the best and deepest in recent memory. If the Bills can't find someone to complement their current targets, general manager Brandon Beane is doing something wrong.

Clemson's Tee Higgins, Baylor's Denzel Mims, Texas' Collin Johnson, Notre Dame's Chase Claypool and USC's Michael Pittman Jr. are all 6'3" or taller and could be in play through the first three rounds.

On Sunday it was reported that the Cincinnati Bengals have plans to franchise tag A.J. Green. Without the 31-year-old Green on the market it could make Buffalo's decision easier on who to go after.

Scroll through to view photos of some of the top prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine that some draft analysts have projected the Bills to take in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

3. Bills to potentially play abroad in 2020

Currently the Bills will play all of their games in 2020 on American soil but that could change later this spring.

The NFL announced that the Arizona Cardinals will host a team at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City this season as a part of the NFLs International series. The Bills are one of the eight teams that the Cardinals will host this season.

A decision will be announced later this spring on who will play, if the Bills are chosen it will be their first game abroad since October 2015 when they played the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Currently the NFL has five games planned for its international series, including four in England. The Miami Dolphins will play as a home team in England but those games are typically not between division rivals. The Atlanta Falcons and Jaguars (2x) will host games as well.

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