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Sight of Eagles hugging inspires Bills lineman to raise fist

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The sight of defensive end Chris Long putting his arm around Eagles teammate Malcolm Jenkins during the national anthem inspired Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Cameron Jefferson to make his own statement.

Jefferson raised his fist in what he called a silent, peaceful gesture protesting racial inequality before the Bills' preseason game at Philadelphia on Thursday night.

Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills.

Boldin released a statement on Sunday night shortly after informing the Bills of his decision.

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