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PITTSFORD Tahir Whitehead Jersey , N.Y. (AP) — New Buffalo Bills wide receiver Corey Coleman can’t escape reminders of Cleveland no matter how hard he’s tried to put his two seasons with the Browns in the past.

First, there was the second episode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series on Tuesday, which detailed how a frustrated Coleman demanded the Browns trade him. And then on Friday, the 2016 first-round draft pick is expected to make his Bills debut in a preseason game at Cleveland.

“Hey, it’s going to be weird. But I’m not out there anymore,” Coleman said. “I’m just treating it like any other game.”

As for TV cameras capturing his final days with the Browns, Coleman said he didn’t watch the episode but friends sent him clips. One features Coleman in his vehicle exiting the Browns’ parking lot for the last time and saying: “Adios, Cleveland.”

“It is what it is. Nothing really to explain,” Coleman told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

He added he bears “no hard feelings” toward the Browns.

Coleman appeared to have different feelings a few weeks ago when cameras filmed him entering Browns coach Hue Jackson’s office and questioning why he was demoted to practicing with the second stringers.

Jackson told Coleman to ask offensive coordinator Todd Haley.

Coleman responded by saying: “If you don’t want me to play, why don’t you all just trade me?”

Coleman confirmed to the AP that he asked the Browns to trade him. In a sign of how far Coleman’s stock has fallen since being drafted with the No. 15 pick out of Baylor, Buffalo had to give up only a 2020 seventh-round selection to acquire him on Aug. 5.

The 24-year-old will be best remembered in Cleveland for two injury-shortened seasons and far too many dropped passes. The worst occurred late in the fourth quarter of last season’s finale at Pittsburgh that sealed the Browns’ 0-16 finish.

Coleman caught 56 of the 131 passes thrown in his direction for 718 yards and five touchdowns in 19 games.

In Buffalo, he joins an offense in transition, featuring a new coordinator, Brian Daboll Corey Linsley Jersey , and a three-way quarterback competition, including rookie first-round pick Josh Allen.

It’s also an offense that lacks proven receivers behind starter Kelvin Benjamin.

Coleman’s first challenge is learning a new playbook and building chemistry with the three quarterbacks.

He’s not made much of a splash during his first week of practice, splitting time mostly with the second- and third-stringers.

On Wednesday, Coleman drew cheers when making an arms-outstretched leaping catch deep up the left sideline, only to have one foot land out of bounds. Before one snap during practice Tuesday, an offensive assistant went up to Coleman and directed him where to line up.

On the plus side, Coleman spends time working after practice and is usually among the last players off the field.

Coach Sean McDermott’s intention for Friday is to see how much Coleman can handle, as opposed to easing him in.

“We’re getting to the point now where it needs to be the former in terms of: ‘Here’s the playbook. You’ve got to know it,'” McDermott said. “The biggest thing is that we want him to come out, play fast, and play physical.”

Daboll said he has no preconceptions toward Coleman based on what happened in Cleveland.

“I just go by what I see,” Daboll said. “He works hard. He’s on time. He asks good questions.”

Coleman’s approach hasn’t changed since arriving at Bills camp saying he’s looking forward to a fresh start and wants to be measured by how he responds to what happened in Cleveland.

“Don’t take a day out here for granted,” Coleman said this week. “My main goal is getting better and helping the Buffalo Bills win.”

NOTES: The Bills had no update on Benjamin, who practiced on a limited basis for a second consecutive day. … DE Trent Murphy has been sidelined by a groin injury for a second time in three weeks and is expected to miss his second consecutive preseason game. … The Bills broke camp in suburban Rochester Andrew Sendejo Jersey , New York, on Wednesday and will resume practice at their headquarters on Sunday.

Jon Cooper searched for adequate words to describe the feeling of coming within one victory of playing for the Stanley Cup.

The Tampa Bay Lightning have done it twice in the past three years. And it hurts.

”It’s everything from agonizing to angry to disappointed to shock,” the coach said Thursday, less than 24 hours after one of the most successful seasons in franchise history came to a screeching halt with a 4-0 loss to Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.



”I’m sure that’s going to turn into proud and happy for our group,” he added. ”There are so many good emotions about coaching this team … but the emotions of how it ended is tough.”

After compiling the best record in the Eastern Conference during the regular season, eliminating the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins in the first two rounds of the playoffs, and rebounding from losing the first games of the conference final to take a 3-2 series lead, the Lightning truly believed this was their year.

Now, general manager Steve Yzerman and Cooper face decisions about what needs to be tweaked.

The Lightning won Game 7 of the conference final against the Rangers in 2015, advancing to the Stanley Cup Final for the second time in franchise history. They made it back to the East final, only to lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins in seven games two years ago.

”If anybody sits and says it was an unsuccessful season, I have to question that. You look back at this team. All the accomplishments of the regular season, and then to be one game away from getting to the Stanley Cup Final,” Cooper said Patrick Mahomes II Jersey , his voice trailing off.

”Now it’s just solving that piece of the puzzle,” the coach added, ”getting over the top.”

With a talented roster that’s both deep and fairly young, there won’t be wholesale changes.

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, a Vezina Trophy finalist in his first full season as a starter, is just 23 years old.

Leading scorer Nikita Kucherov is 24, Norris Trophy finalist Victor Hedman is 27, and emerging star Brayden Point is just 22.

Even captain Steven Stamkos, completing his 10th NHL season, is only 28.

”What were we missing? A couple of goals in Game 7,” Cooper said. ”You can sit here and pick apart all you want of what went wrong, it was one game. We didn’t score and we lost the game. They were opportunistic and scored, and they advanced. … It’s razor-thin how close this league is.”

Yzerman said there are a number of areas where the Lightning need to get better moving forward, including defensively.

The GM Joe Hawley Jersey , however, rejected the notion that somehow the season was a failure because a team with such high expectations didn’t get back to the championship round.

”It’s really difficult to win the Stanley Cup, and if you’re going to measure every year strictly on it’s a failure if we win or not, I don’t think I look at it that way,” Yzerman said.

”There’s a process and there’s no definitive timeline for it. Just continue to improve, continue to hang around, I guess, and we’re going to win one of these things,” the GM added. ”It’s not a failure. It’s a disappointment at this stage, but we’re not sitting here saying we’re the best team by a mile. We realize there’s a bunch of good teams out there, a group of teams that could win the Stanley Cup.”

Cooper said one thing it’s important to not do this summer is over-react.

”It’s hard to explain just how hard it is to get here,” the coach said. ”There are 30 teams who are going to get Monday morning quarterbacked, and one team that is not. You just have to build on your strengths and keep getting better and come back next year stronger than ever.”

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