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Kiko Alonso Returns to Buffalo, Continues Rehab with Buffalo Bills
September 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
After suffering a torn ACL back on July 1, Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso was feeling down. ***PHOTO1*** "It's definitely a huge disappointment," said Alonso. "Obviously I want to be with the guys, but that's how football is. You've got to deal with it and come back stronger." Alonso, who spoke with BuffaloBills.com,...

Buffalo Bills Release Ten Players, Trim Roster Prior to Final Cutdown on Saturday
August 29th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The Buffalo Bills have released ten players, cutting the roster to 62, one day ahead of the final deadline to finalize roster to 53 players. ***PHOTO1*** Here are the names of the players released today by the Bills. Linebacker: Xavius Boyd Defensive Tackle: Landen Cohen Tight End: Dominique Jones Cornerback: Kamaal McIlwain Cornerback: Sam Miller Punter: Brian Moorman Quarterback:...

Buffalo Bills Trim Roster to 75, Release Eleven Players
August 25th, 2014 at 5:14 PM
In anticipation of the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, the Buffalo Bills announced their first round of cuts, releasing eleven players from the team. ***PHOTO1*** The deadline to reduce National Football League rosters to 75 is Tuesday Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The following are the eleven players cut by the Buffalo...

Buffalo Bills’ Sammy Watkins Suffers Apparent Rib Injury, Exits Game Against Pittsburgh Steelers
August 17th, 2014 at 5:00 AM
The Bills dropped another tough preseason game on Saturday, falling to the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 on a last second 20-yard field goal by the Steelers' Shaun Suisham. ***PHOTO1*** More pressing is the apparent rib injury of highly-touted 2014 first-round pick Sammy Watkins. The wide-receiver was selected by the Buffalo Bills fourth overall...

Buffalo Bills Subpar Preseason Debut Forshadowing the 2014 Regular Season?
August 4th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Last Saturday and Sunday were joyous days for Buffalo Bills fans. Bills great and all-time leading receiver Andre Reed was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Sunday was the official start of the 2014 season, as the team squared of against the New York Giants. The team...

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...

More than 60 Potential Buyers Position for Buffalo Bills Sale
July 14th, 2014 at 5:31 PM
The future of Buffalo Bills ownership is still in limbo after the passing of Ralph C. Wilson Jr. back on March 25 of this year. ***PHOTO1*** Many prospective buyers have entered the fray, but most have remained nameless thus far. The only known interested parties are Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, Tom...

Buffalo Bills Third in NFL Most Likable Franchise List
June 29th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills are among the most likable teams in the NFL, according to a recent ranking. ***PHOTO1*** Fox Sports named the Bills the third-most likable team among neutral parties. The rankings come from the perspective of a new fan of the sport choosing a team to follow, like some U.S. soccer...

Jim Kelly Absent from Annual Fundraiser, Recovering from Cancer Treatment
June 2nd, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Hall of Fame quarterback and Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly was unable to attend the reception for his 28th annual celebrity golf tournament Sunday night because he is still recovering from chemotherapy treatments which ended last week. ***PHOTO1*** Kelly is battling cancer that spread into his maxillary sinus cavity and adjacent tissues....

Sammy Watkins Ready to Catch Everything for the Buffalo Bills
May 19th, 2014 at 12:27 PM
Next to incumbent starting quarterback EJ Manuel, Sammy Watkins may be under the most pressure amongst Buffalo Bills players for the 2014 season. By trading their 2015 first round pick to Cleveland to move up from ninth overall to fourth overall this year, the Bills selected Watkins. He will fill...

Medical Plans for Former Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly Do not Include Surgery
March 27th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
As former Buffalo Bill player Jim Kelly continues the battle against cancer, his doctors have decided to go a different route with his treatment. Jim's wife, Jill Kelly, has been very good about keeping her suffering husband;s fans in the loop. ***PHOTO1*** She posted the following statement on her personal Facebook to...

Buffalo Bills to Host Free Agent Wide Receiver Kenny Britt
March 21st, 2014 at 12:49 PM
Former Tennessee Titan wide receiver Kenny Britt is trying to find a new place to play, and ultimately revive his career.   ***PHOTO1***  After visiting with the New England Patriots, Washington Redskins and St. Louis Rams, Britt will visit the Bills to see if the team's direction fits his style of play. Britt, who...

Buffalo Bills’ C.J. Spiller, Mario Williams Featured on ‘Family Guy’
March 18th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Buffalo Bills players C.J. Spiller and Mario Williams were featured on Sunday's episode of the Fox series "Family Guy," which likely made Bills fans smile widely. The Bills were shown in the episode playing the New England Patriots, who are the favorite team of the characters from the show. The game...

Buffalo Bills, New York Giants to Play in Hall of Fame Game
February 27th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
The Buffalo Bills have been scheduled to face the New York Giants to open the 2014 preseason in the annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. The game will take place Aug. 3. ***PHOTO1*** The preseason opener traditionally features two teams that will be represented in that year's Pro Football Hall...

NFL Analyst Claims Jadeveon Clowney May Be Better than Buffalo Bills Defensive End Mario Williams
February 14th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
If future NFL player Jadeveon Clowney becomes a better defensive player than Buffalo Bills Mario Williams, NFL Films producer Greg Cosell wouldn't be shocked.  ***PHOTO1*** According to NFL.com, Cosell said he likes Clowney over Williams, high praise given Williams has amassed 76.5 career sacks over eight NFL seasons. Clowney may become the No. 1 overall pick of the...

Buffalo Bills EJ Manuel Coaches at Panini Clinic
February 12th, 2014 at 12:42 PM
Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel was in New York City to coach 150 children in the seventh annual Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic. ***PHOTO1*** Manuel was joined by other NFL players such as the New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul, the Atlanta Falcons' Harry Douglas and the Jacksonville Jaguars' Denard Robinson. The young players...

Former Buffalo Bills Receiver Johnny Quinn Enjoys Interesting Winter Olympics Moment
February 8th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Johnny Quinn made a name for himself as part of Team USA in the Sochi Winter Olympics this week, but it has nothing to do with what he did in competition. ***PHOTO1*** Quinn is in Sochi as part of the U.S. bobsledding team. He got locked in...

Buffalo Bills Fans Represent Club Well at Super Bowl XLVIII
February 6th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
An unscientific survey of the crowd at MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII found the Buffalo Bills to be among the most well-represented teams by fans. ***PHOTO1*** The Wall Street Journal did a jersey count prior to the game. Leading the way were four obvious teams - the winning Seattle Seahawks, losing...

Buffalo Bills Among Longest Shots to Win Super Bowl XLIX
February 4th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Early odds for Super Bowl XLIX have the Buffalo Bills among the longest shots to win the big game in the 2014 season. Odds from pregame.com list the Bills as 70-to-1 shots to be the Lombardi Trophy holders 12 months from now. But money has actually come in on the Bills...

Former Buffalo Bills Fred Smerlas, Doug Flutie Part of Super Bowl ‘What If’ Series
January 30th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Two former Buffalo Bills players were featured in ESPN's "Wish You Were Here" series, which featured some of the best players in NFL history never to play in the Super Bowl. Doug Flutie was part of the last Bills team to have a shot at the Super Bowl. He quarterbacked the...