- Bills HC Sean McDermott told reporters on Tuesday that first-round QB Josh Allen will begin to “periodically” receive reps with the first-team offense “from time to time, moving forward.” However, McDermott added that Allen will still work with the third-team offense “by and large.” (Mike Rodak)
- Meanwhile, the Bills will continue to rotate A.J. McCarron and Nathan Peterman with the first-team offense. (Chris Brown)
- According to Jackson, the agreement actually decreased McCain’s 2018 cap hit from $1.9 million to $1.5 million due to the $3.7 million signing bonus he received.
- McCain will carry cap figures of $6.34 million (2019), $6.24 million (2020), $7.14 million (2021) and $7.74 million (2022).
- Jackson adds that McCain is owed $13 million in guaranteed money — $5.6 million (2019) and $3.02 million (2020) — but there are no guarantees after the 2020 season.
“I guess when your team is good, people are looking for things, and I’ll just tell you it’s a bunch of hogwash that I vetoed some trade,’’ Kraft said, via the Boston Globe. “That was never in the works; it’s just completely made up.
“And I think we have to be careful in society today — people can’t just come out and say things. And this bit about us trading Gronk to the 49ers or Tennessee . . . there’s no basis to it and it gets a life of its own.
“I just wanted to go on record at today’s event to make sure that you all understand that there’s no truth to that.’’