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Bills call out Landry for 'dirty' block on rookie CB

Veteran Bills defensive players spoke out Sunday regarding a block Browns receiver Jarvis Landry made against rookie cornerback Taron Johnson in Friday's preseason game, with linebacker Lorenzo Alexander calling it a "dirty" play.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills rookie CB Taron Johnson said Sunday that Browns WR Jarvis Landry apologized to him after a block during Friday's game that injured Johnson. "I feel like I should have triggered faster," Johnson said. "I just got to be more aggressive on that play, that's the main thing. It's still football, at the end of the day. Stuff like that happens sometimes. I have no animosity toward him at all."


Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander on Sunday called a block by Browns WR Jarvis Landry against Bills CB Taron Johnson in Friday's game "dirty" and said the league needs to do a "better job of calling penalties on those types of plays."

Bills' Hyde calls block by Landry 'ridiculous' (0:44)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills safety Micah Hyde on Sunday called a block by WR Jarvis Landry against Bills CB Taron Johnson "ridiculous" and "BS," comparing it to a hit by Landry against former Bills safety Aaron Williams in 2016 that effectively ended Williams' career.


McCarron injured as Bills down Browns 19-17

Buffalo quarterback AJ McCarron sustained a potentially serious shoulder injury, throwing the Bills' quarterback situation into total disarray, during a 19-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns' early success in the running game in Friday's preseason loss to Buffalo, gaining 73 yards in the first quarter, overshadowed what was an unspectacular night from quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield. Taylor played four possesions, completing 4-of-7 passes for 22 yards, while Mayfield played from late in the second quarter until early in the fourth quarter, completing 7-of-13 passes for 75 yards.

Bryant and Browns meet, talks still ongoing (0:38)
Browns look like 'likely landing spot' for Dez (0:44)
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Dez: Got to 'work some things out' with Browns

Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant is visiting the Browns in Cleveland, "just trying to work some things out," he said. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that no deal is expected Thursday night. The sides will continue talking and "will know more tomorrow."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

After Corey Coleman did not play in the Bills' preseason opener after being acquired from the Browns, Bills coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday he will play Friday in Cleveland. "We're getting to the point now where it's, ‘Hey, here's the playbook, you got to know it.' Right now we're still digesting. ... There will be some clarity around what his role is Friday night. Biggest thing is we want him to come out and play fast and play physical."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Tuesday's episode of "Hard Knocks" showed former Browns receiver Corey Coleman confronting Hue Jackson in his office about playing time and then, with his voice cracking, asking to be traded. Bills coach Sean McDermott, asked Wednesday if he was aware of that exchange when the Bills traded a seventh-round pick in 2020 for Coleman, said, "Not just in this situation, we gather as much information as we can, and [GM] Brandon [Beane] and his staff do a really good job of that. In this case, I can't honestly — I don't tune into that, I'm focused on our team, quite honestly — but we're aware of a lot of things."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday of Tyrod Taylor, who will face his former team Friday in Cleveland, "I can just tell you that I have a ton of respect for Tyrod. We certainly shared some moments last year together and he was instrumental in us making the playoffs. I got a ton of respect for his family, how hard the young man works and the great intangibles that he holds and possesses. I wish him nothing but the best for us — certainly we've moved forward, and I know he has as well — and I wish him nothing but the best."

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