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11 things to know about new Bills QB Mitchell Trubisky

There’s a new quarterback in town.

Former first-round pick of the Bears in Mitchell Trubisky is now a member of the Bills. He signed a one-year deal with the team this past week. Considering he was one of the top picks in his draft class, you know him well already.

But why not get to know him a bit more since he’s making a stop in Orchard Park?

Here are 11 things to know about the Bills’ new QB:

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No. 2 pick

The main reason folks know Trubisky is because he was a first-round pick. Not only that, a top-overall one at the No. 2 selection at the 2017 NFL Draft.

… Not only that, he isn’t quite a draft bust yet, but hindsight is 20/20…

The only players selected before Trubisky at that draft was Browns pass rusher Myles Garrett. Trusbisky was QB1 off the board. Considering

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Jazz’s Mitchell brushes off Shaq’s postgame criticism

Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 36 points in the Utah Jazz’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday but was quickly confronted with Shaquille O’Neal’s criticism on TNT’s broadcast.

Mitchell was asked about the awkward exchange afterward and brushed it off.

“We’re on a seven-game win streak right now, we’re playing good basketball. I hate to take a win like this and make it about what they said about me,” the Jazz guard said, according to the Salt Lake Tribune’s Eric Walden. “You look at how we played and guarded, I’m happy.”

Earlier in the program, O’Neal and Charles Barkley said Mitchell’s impact is limited to scoring.

Jazz center Rudy Gobert – who’s also received criticism from Shaq – said the

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NBA fans call out Shaq over awkward interview with Donovan Mitchell

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NFL conference championship picks: Brady v Rodgers, and a Chiefs shock

Two decorated veterans face off at Lambeau Field, while the best of the next generation play in Kansas City. Who makes the Super Bowl? Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers met earlier this season and the Buccaneers emerged as victors. Photograph: Mark LoMoglio/AP Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay PackersSunday, 3.05pm ET/8.05pm GMT What the Buccaneers need to do to win: Surprisingly for two quarterbacks who have ruled the NFL for much of the century, there isn’t a lot of history to go on between Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers – this will be only their fourth meeting as starters. Brady won their previous game, a 38-10 beatdown in Week 6 of this season, when the defense harried Rodgers all day, sacking him five times. Rodgers, who has been mostly flawless since, is unlikely to be bullied

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Nuggets star Jamal Murray immediately ran over and consoled Donovan Mitchell after a chaotic final sequence that ended the Jazz’s season

Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray embrace after the Nuggets beat the Jazz in Game 7. 

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Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray embrace after the Nuggets beat the Jazz in Game 7.
  • The Denver Nuggets escaped the first round of the playoffs when the Utah Jazz turned the ball over, then missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer in the final seconds.

  • After the final buzzer, Nuggets guard Jamal Murray ran to Jazz star Donovan Mitchell and consoled him.

  • Murray and Mitchell had an historic battle, combining for 475 total points, the most by two opponents in a series in NBA history.

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Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray showed some good sportsmanship after the Nuggets squeezed by the Utah Jazz to advance in the NBA playoffs with a wild, 80-78 Game 7 win.

After Jazz guard Mike Conley’s buzzer-beating three-point attempt rimmed out to seal the Nuggets’ win, escaping after a wild final

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