(James P. McCoy/Buffalo News) Here are my three thoughts on the Buffalo Bills entering Thursday night's Preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field:
If, in fact, some Bills players are still in a funk over last Friday's trades that sent Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby out the door, this is another instance when it could very well surface.
Sean McDermott took his players to task for their poor effort in Monday's practice, the next-to-last at the Bills' St. John Fisher College training camp.
That was the second workout after the trade, so it was fair to speculate that the reality was setting in that the Bills' short-term future could very well suffer for the sake of long-term success.
Another rookie worth watching closely is Dion Dawkins, who will be having a homecoming of sorts as a former Temple standout.
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