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Former Buffalo Bills Linebacker Arthur Moats Signs with Pittsburgh Steelers
March 25th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
Linebacker Arthur Moats is now a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers after signing with them Monday.   ***PHOTO1***   The former Buffalo Bills defender visited Pittsburgh on Monday and quickly signed on. "It's official I'm a Pittsburgh Steeler! Definitely enjoyed my time in Buffalo & all the support that I received from the fans!...

Buffalo Bills Linebacker Arthur Moats to Visit Pittsburgh Steelers
March 24th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Buffalo Bills free agent linebacker Arthur Moats is set to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk. The 26-year-old is best known for knocking Brett Favre out of his final NFL game, when he was with the Minnesota Vikings. Moats was drafted out of James Madison in 2010. Over...

Buffalo Bills Sign LB Brandon Spikes, RB Anthony Dixon
March 15th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills took steps Friday to shore up their linebacking corps and add running back depth, signing free agents Brandon Spikes and Anthony Dixon. Spikes, 26, got a one-year deal worth $3.25 million. He might be the run-stopping specialist the Bills need, having made 86 tackles in 16 games (11 starts)...

Despite Rumors, Buffalo Bills not Interested in Signing a Veteran Quarterback
March 14th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
While many experts have the Bills looking for an experienced quarterback to come work with the young tandem in Buffalo, General Manager Doug Whaley has stated that the team's intent is to move forward with the three current quarterbacks on the roster.  ***PHOTO1*** When asked if the team was looking to sign...

Buffalo Bills Sign Hometown Cornerback Corey Graham
March 12th, 2014 at 6:21 PM
The Buffalo Bills have added more depth to their secondary by signing Buffalo native Corey Graham to a four-year, $16 million contract. ***PHOTO1*** Graham played his last two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, and played five seasons with the Chicago Bears before that. He has recorded 254 tackles and 10 interceptions in...

Buffalo Bills Sign OL Chris Williams to Four-year, $13.5 Million Contract
March 12th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
The Buffalo Bills entertained offensive lineman Chris Williams for a free agent visit Wednesday. They made sure he didn't leave town as one. The Bills signed the 28-year-old to a four-year deal worth $13.5 million, $5.5 million of that guaranteed. He's expected to compete for a starting job, perhaps at the...

Buffalo Bills in Free Agency: a Summary of the First 24 Hours
March 12th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
When NFL Free Agency began on Tuesday, all teams were able to bring in free agents and attempt to sign them to their teams. For the Buffalo Bills, it was a great chance to start re-signing some players and welcome visitors from around the league in an attempt to continue...

Buffalo Bills Look for Linebacker, Wide Receiver During NFL Free Agency
March 10th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Free agency officially begins in the NFL at 4 p.m. Tuesday, and the Buffalo Bills enter the signing period in position to make themselves at least the second-beat team in the AFC East.   The progress the team made last season - especially on defense - wasn't totally reflected by the club's...

Buffalo Bills Attempting to Use Franchise Tag on Jairus Byrd, Again
February 27th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
With the deadline approaching, Buffalo Bills executives are pressured to make a decision on whether to use a Franchise Tag this season. The 2013 tag was placed on safety Jairus Byrd and there has been talk regarding tagging him in the 2014 off-season as well. ***PHOTO1*** As reported by BuffaloBills.com, General Manager...

Buffalo Bills Sign Three Future Free Agents to Offseason Roster
January 15th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
The Buffalo Bills have announced that they have signed RB Anthony Allen, LB Kourtnei Brown and OL Randy Colling to the team's offseason roster.  Allen is a former seventh-round pick of Baltimore in 2011. While most of his time was spent on special teams, he has 19 carries for 69 yards and a...

Buffalo Bills Sign OLB Manny Lawson
March 13th, 2013 at 12:14 PM
The Buffalo Bills have made their first splash in the free agency pool by signing former Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Manny Lawson.  Lawson came into the NFL from NC State, where he was a teammate of current Bills defensive end Mario Williams. The 6’5”, 238 pound linebacker played the past two...

Buffalo Bils Release Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick
March 12th, 2013 at 7:07 PM
Yet another failed "franchise quarterback" project has come to an end for the Buffalo Bills after they cut Ryan Fitzpatrick on the first day of free agency Tuesday. The team offered him a restructured version of the six-year, $59 million deal he signed in October 2011 that reportedly was incentive-laden. But...

Buffalo Bills Look to Fill Several Holes as Free Agency Opens
March 11th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Free agency in the NFL officially opens at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 12. The good new for Buffalo Bills fans is a few good signings can fill key holes and put the team back on the road to contention. The bad news is that's also been the case each of the...

Buffalo Bills: the Best Free Agent Signings as Free Agency Turns 20
March 5th, 2013 at 9:25 AM
NFL free agency turns 20 this year. It helped player salaries escalate from about $800,000 in 1993 to nearly triple that this year while allowing teams to perform instant turnarounds as opposed to being mired in mediocrity for years (at least in theory, Buffalo Bills fans).   ***PHOTO1***   The Bills haven't enjoyed great...

Buffalo Bills; NFL to See Increase in Salary Cap
March 1st, 2013 at 9:30 AM
With the NFL's year starting in March, the league has announced a raise in the salary cap for the upcoming season. The salary cap, which was originally set to be $120.6 million last year to $123 million in 2013. There also is a per team minimum salary benefit of $900,000, setting total...

Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Buffalo Bills S Jairus Byrd Highlight NFL Free Agents
February 4th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Now that the Super Bowl has been won by the Baltimore Ravens, they and the other 31 NFL teams can turn their full attention to 2013. They, like many other teams, have to work on retaining some of their own players once free agency opens March 1. ***PHOTO1*** For the Buffalo Bills, getting...

Buffalo Bills Sign Two to Future Contracts
January 16th, 2013 at 10:18 AM
  The Buffalo Bills have signed TE Joe Sawyer and DB Dominique Ellis as reserve/future signings Wednesday.   Sawyer isa 6-4, 270-pound tight end that was signed as an undrafted free agent with San Francisco in 2012. While he had 82 catches for 862 yards and six touchdowns for Southwestern Oklahoma State in...

Buffalo Bills Safety Jairus Byrd Makes Second-team NFL All Pro
January 13th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Free agent-to-be Jairus Byrd has yet another bargaining chip, as the Buffalo Bills safety earned second-team NFL All Pro honors.   Byrd - who was not named to the Pro Bowl - had 76 tackles on the season along with five interceptions and four forced fumbles. He was also an All Pro...

Buffalo Bills’ Jairus Byrd, Andy Levitre Highlight Pending Free Agents
December 29th, 2012 at 7:19 PM
Guard Andy Levitre and safety Jairus Byrd are among the Buffalo Bills who may be playing their final games this weekend. The two members of the draft class of 2009 are among 16 players will will be free agents after the Bills host the Jets on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Levitre will start his 64th...

Buffalo Bills Bring Former Bills Safety in for Free Agent Visit
August 3rd, 2012 at 9:00 AM
  Jim Leonhard, a former undrafted free agent who debuted for the Buffalo Bills, is at St. John Fisher College with the rest of the team as he looks to find a new team.   The former Bills safety who went on to play for both the Ravens and Jets is visiting the...