Buffalo Bills: Time to get pumped for some preseason football

LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) /

The Buffalo Bills announced the 2018 preseason schedule and it is time for fans to start thinking of some early storylines to follow.

Buffalo Bills fans are focused on the NFL Draft that begins in two weeks, but the team announced some game-related news Wednesday.

The team announced the preseason schedule, which if nothing else gives fans a date in mind to when some actual football will be played.

The first notable game is the one in Cleveland, when the Bills go up against Tyrod Taylor and the Browns. Taylor shouldn’t play much, so it will be nothing more than a quick glimpse at the man who took the Bills to the playoffs this past season.

The second, and perhaps most, notable game is the one on August 26 against the Cincinnati Bengals. In what is the dress rehearsal game, the Bills will be on national television. The hope is that the team will be led by a top rookie quarterback, which may be why this game received a national slot. Unless everyone is really excited about AJ McCarron taking on his old team.

Some actual excitement for games will begin to build once the regular season comes out, hopefully within the next week. But ultimately, fans are still focused on the new players who will be brought in via the draft.

The month of April is always filled with fun announcements. Unfortunately, the preseason schedule isn’t exactly up there on the hype meter. It may be to some people, and that is perfectly fine.

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So which game are you most excited about? Or are you solely focused on the draft right now?