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Quick Hits: Josh Allen working with the starters on Monday


There are only two healthy quarterbacks in Buffalo's current rotation, but head coach Sean McDermott is still alternating Josh Allen and Nate Peterman with the starters. Today's practice will have Allen with the ones.

"(Josh) will be working with the ones and Nate will be working with the twos today," said McDermott. "We're staying with the rotation. Nate had the reps with the ones yesterday. Josh will have them today. After today we'll start to move into a blend into a normal week as we prepare for the next game. Part of that is so our players can get acclimated to the routine of a normal regular season week."

McDermott said he has not yet determined if one of the two quarterbacks will get all the time with the starting unit during the third preseason game, which typically is the final dress rehearsal for the starting unit for the regular season.

Third QB addition a possibility

With nothing new to report on AJ McCarron yet besides still being sidelined by his shoulder injury, McDermott did reveal that he and GM Brandon Beane have had discussions about possibly adding a third quarterback in the short term.

"Brandon and I have spoken about it," he said. "He's always looking at our situation and what we may need to do, not only in the long term, but in the short term in this case so we'll see."

McCarron is seeking a second opinion on his shoulder injury.

"We're still working through some things," said McDermott, in reference to McCarron.

McCoy not practicing

RB LeSean McCoy was among the non-participants at practice Monday.

The Bills feature back was not practicing due to groin soreness. No word on when McCoy will return to the practice setting. The players are off on Tuesday.