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Buffalo Bills are New York State’s Most Searched-For Team on Google
July 15th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Amid the Empire State's many storied sports options, members of the Bills Mafia have forced their love of the Buffalo Bills to shine through.   ***PHOTO1***   A recent analysis of Google searches by TicketCity over the past two years found the Bills to be the most-searched sports team in New York state.   The New...

Buffalo Bills’ Thad Lewis to Start Season Finale in Place of EJ Manuel
December 27th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel is ending his first season under a worst-case scenario, being shut down due to injury. Bills coach Doug Marrone said Thad Lewis will start behind center for the team's season finale Sunday at New England. Lewis is 2-2 as a starter this season, including last...

Buffalo Bills Cut Cornerback Burton, Add Wingo to Roster
October 27th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Cornerback Brandon Burton has been released by the Buffalo Bills. In five regular-season games with the Bills in 2013, Burton recorded six tackles. He has also played with the Minnesota Vikings. Burton’s release, according to several media reports, was so the Bills could open up a roster spot for an additional running...

Teammates Still Have Confidence in Jeff Tuel
October 5th, 2013 at 10:23 PM
Despite his most recent performance, the Buffalo Bills still have confidence in quarterback Jeff Tuel. “He’s a strong quarterback,” rookie wide-receiver Robert Woods told buffalobills.com. “He understands our offense and our system. We’ve got to be confident. We’re still a good offense, have good running backs, good receivers and a confident...

Buffalo Bills Quarterbacks Spend Time Working on Deep Ball
September 28th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel knows he needs to improve his deep throws. So, that’s why Manuel and fellow quarterback Jeff Tuel spent time after a recent practice to improve his throws. “We worked on throwing the deep ball,” Manuel told buffalobills.com. ”Not only the deep ball, but just, if you’re getting...

Jairus Byrd Questionable for Sunday’s Game
September 21st, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. According to buffalobills.com, for the last two games, Byrd has been listed as doubtful and was inactive. But, according to the team’s website, Byrd is progressing and could see the field soon. “What I don’t...

Ron Brooks, Marquise Goodwin Suffer Injuries in Buffalo Bills Loss
September 8th, 2013 at 11:14 PM
A couple Buffalo Bills reportedly were banged up after the team's tough loss to the New England Patriots. According to buffalobills.com, wide receiver Marquise Goodwin and cornerback Ron Brooks left the game with injuries. Da"Norris Searcy, meanwhile, left the game briefly with cramps but later returned. Bills' head coach Doug Marrone touched...

Buffalo Bills Sign Eric Wood to Multi-Year Contract Extension
August 31st, 2013 at 6:06 PM
The Buffalo Bills have signed center Eric Wood to a multi-year contract extension. “What the signing reflects is what we’re really trying to accomplish here,” Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon told buffalobills.com. “What Eric embodies is what we’re looking to build. He’s a tough, competitive, smart football player. He’s very...

Injury to Kevin Kolb Leaves Buffalo Bills Scrambling for a Quarterback
August 24th, 2013 at 9:32 PM
The Buffalo Bills will be looking for a quarterback. Quarterback Kevin Kolb’s concussion-like symptoms, suffered in Saturday’s loss to the Washington Redskins, leaves rookie Jeff Tuel as the only healthy quarterback on the Bills’ roster. Kolb’s injury comes after the Bills lost rookie quarterback EJ Manuel to a knee injury. Mike Garafolo...

Injury Bug Bites Buffalo Bills Before First Preseason Game
August 10th, 2013 at 10:59 PM
The Buffalo Bills may be a little short-handed Sunday. Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said defensive end Mario Williams and quarterback Kevin Kolb will be game time decisions when the Bills open their preseason against the Indianapolis Colts.  “Right now we’re relying a lot on how they feel in the game...

Fred Jackson Hopes More Muscle Will Lead to More Yards
August 4th, 2013 at 9:27 PM
Fred Jackson is hoping to be a force on the field this upcoming season. To help him with that, the Buffalo Bills running back has been adding muscle to his frame. While speaking with buffalobills.com, Jackson said he weighs around 225 pounds now, despite being listed as 216 pounds on the team’s...

Stevie Johnson, Kevin Kolb Injured at Training Camp
August 3rd, 2013 at 10:41 PM
The injury bug is starting to bite the Buffalo Bills. Wide receiver Stevie Johnson and quarterback Kevin Kolb were recently injured at the team’s training camp. According to head coach Doug Marrone, Johnson hurt his hamstring while running a red zone route. “Obviously everyone saw Stevie at the end with a hamstring,” Marrone...

Brad Smith Reportedly Agrees to Restructured Deal
July 28th, 2013 at 10:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Buffalo Bills' wide receiver/kick returner Brad Smith apparently has a new deal with the Bills. According to a tweet from NFL reporter Aaron Wilson, both sides agreed to the restructured deal July 26. On that day, Wilson tweeted: “Bills wide receiver Brad Smith signed a renegotiated contract today. No details available yet.” Neither...

Buffalo Bills Excited with New Coaching Staff, Schemes
July 27th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Several Buffalo Bills like what they see from the team’s new coaching staff. Eric Wood, who has seen three coaches come and go during his time with the Bills, is confident in head coach Doug Marrone. “I like this coaching staff we’ve assembled,” Wood told buffalobills.com. ”I like the group of guys...

So Far, Jim Kelly Gives Kevin Kolb the Edge for Starting Quarterback Spot
July 21st, 2013 at 11:53 PM
Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is weighing in on who should be the team’s starting quarterback. Kelly, while speaking on the John Murphy Show, said he would give the advantage – so far – to veteran Kevin Kolb. “I’ve been to a couple of practices,” Kelly told the radio...

Mark Anderson Working Hard to Get Back on the Field
July 20th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine is planning on using defensive end Mark Anderson this season. But, it might take a little bit before Anderson is on the field full-time. Pettine, while speaking with buffalobills.com, said the team plans on using Anderson on third down and “work our way backwards.” Anderson has...

Buffalo Bills Excited About Team’s Receiving Group
July 14th, 2013 at 10:36 PM
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson likes what he sees when it comes to the team’s receiving corps. According to buffalobills.com, Johnson thinks the team’s young and talented receivers will give other teams headaches. “I like it. It’s exciting having the new guys come in,” Johnson told the website. ”I liked what...

Sources: Jairus Byrd Contract Talks Will Continue to Drag On
July 13th, 2013 at 11:18 PM
The possibility of a new deal for Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd looks grim. While speaking with Buffalo sports radio station WGR550, two league sources, who did not want to be identified, warned fans a deal likely won’t come soon. "I would be completely and utterly shocked if there was a deal...

Buffalo Bills Punter Competition Starting to Heat Up
July 7th, 2013 at 11:13 PM
It’s not the most talked about competition for the Buffalo Bills. But it’s still pretty competitive. Incumbent punter Shawn Powell and free-agent Brian Stahovich have been challenging each other for the starting punter position throughout OTAs and mandatory mini-camp. According to buffalobills.com, the race is surprisingly tight and will continue into training...

Kevin Kolb Doesn’t Want to Be a Placeholder
July 6th, 2013 at 5:46 PM
Kevin Kolb doesn’t think he’s just a placeholder for the Buffalo Bills quarterback position. Kolb, in a recent interview with buffalobills.com, said he isn’t concerned EJ Manuel may be the long-term answer at quarterback and his stint in Buffalo could be brief. "I don't buy what's being sold I guess," Kolb told...