Archives

Category: ‘Offense’

Buffalo Bills’ Sammy Watkins up for Pepsi Rookie of the Year; Voting Still Open
January 23rd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Buffalo Bills fans still have a chance to make wide receiver Sammy Watkins the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** Watkins is one of five players - three of whom are rookies - up for the award. He led the Bills with 65 receptions for 982 yards in 2014, both team...

Buffalo Bills Taking Proactive Approach to Retain Jerry Hughes, C.J. Spiller
January 16th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills are still a month and a half from having to deal with free agency, but the team is already making moves on two of its top players so that they might never hit the market. ***PHOTO1*** Work has already started to bring both defensive lineman Jerry Hughes and running...

Buffalo Bills’ Quarterback Situation Wide Open Entering Offseason
January 15th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
One of the biggest knocks on new Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan is that he's unable to develop an adequate quarterback. He isn't sure who he'll have to work with yet at One Bills Drive, but Ryan is confident that he'll have more success in Buffalo than he did with...

Buffalo Bills Will Surrender 2015 Fourth-Round Draft Pick to Philadelphia Eagles in Bryce Brown Trade
January 9th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills are famously sending their first-round draft pick in 2015 to the Cleveland Browns as part of the Sammy Watkins trade, but they're also sending another pick elsewhere this spring. ***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles will get the Bills' fourth-round pick this year to complete the Bryce Brown trade. The pick...

Buffalo Bills Finish 2014 Season Running in Reverse
December 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills were a middling team in 2014. The quarterback play was average at best, with E.J. Manuel going 2-2 in the first four games before losing the starting job to Kyle Orton. Aside from the bad quarterback play, the Bills failed to muster an adequate rushing attack to...

Buffalo Bills Need Solid Quarterback to Maximize Outputs of Sammy Watkins, Robert Woods
December 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills have, in Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods, a potential wide receiver duo that could dominate the NFL for the next decade. ***PHOTO1*** If - and, given the Bills' track record of recruiting quarterbacks, that's a big if - they can find someone to effectively get them both the ball. Watkins...

Buffalo Bills Quarterback Kyle Orton Announces His Intention to Retire from the NFL
December 29th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Today was locker clean out day for the Buffalo Bills and for quarterback Kyle Orton it will be the last time that he will clean out his locker in the NFL. Orton announced today that he intends to retire from the NFL after 10 seasons. ***PHOTO1*** “I just have been going...

Buffalo Bills’ Sammy Watkins Finishes Stellar Rookie Season Just Shy of 1,000 Receiving Yards
December 28th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
Sammy Watkins came to the Buffalo Bills with very high expectations. The Buffalo Bills traded up with the Cleveland Browns from the ninth overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft to the fourth overall pick, subsequently choosing Watkins. The price for moving up five spots in...

Buffalo Bills Running Game Has Been Huge Letdown in 2014
December 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
For most of the past decade, two things have been consistent about the Buffalo Bills - losing and the ability to rush the ball. ***PHOTO1*** No matter how badly the Bills played, they were always at least able to grind out some yards on the ground. Last year's 6-10 team featured two...

Unbalanced Offensive Strategy Leads Buffalo Bills to Defeat Against Oakland Raiders
December 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills have certainly had a rollercoaster season. After starting 2-0, they dropped two straight games. The team has three two-game winning streaks, but also two different two-game skids. The inconsistency in the Bills record is a direct reflection of the uneven play-calling on offense. ***PHOTO1*** In the Bills eight wins...

Buffalo Bills Could Move Toward Elite Status by Acquiring Chicago Bears’ Jay Cutler
December 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The benching of Jay Cutler in favor of Jimmy Clausen (yes, Jimmy Clausen) pretty much spells an end to Cutler's tenure with the Chicago Bears. The Buffalo Bills - who are just a quarterback away from seriously contending for the AFC East title - would be wise to snatch him...

Buffalo Bills Clear Running Back C.J. Spiller to Return to Active Roster
December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills have officially cleared running back C.J. Spiller to play and will be added to the active roster. ***PHOTO1*** Spiller, who broke his collarbone, was placed on the injured reserve with a designation to return earlier this season. While Spiller may be cleared to play, it does not mean that he...

Buffalo Bills’ Sammy Watkins Among Leaders in NFL Jersey Sales
December 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins has the second-highest-selling jersey among NFL rookies. ***PHOTO1*** Numbers from Dick's Sporting Goods show Watkins' jersey sales trailing only those of Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel among first-year players. Manziel's season debut in relief during the Browns' loss to the Bills, combined with his impending debut...

Buffalo Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone Calls Quarterback Kyle Orton’s Slide a ‘Poor Decision’
December 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
During the Buffalo Bills game in Denver against the Broncos, the Bills faced a 3rd-and-1 on the Denver 25. On that play, Bills quarterback Kyle Orton rolled out to the right, and while being pressured, slid behind the line of scrimmage for a loss on the play instead of going...

Chris Hogan Proving to Be Valuable Addition at Wide Receiver for the Buffalo Bills
December 7th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills made several moves this offseason to bolster their offense. They jettisoned veteran receiver Stevie Johnson to the San Francisco 49ers for a draft choice. They also traded for Buffalo native Mike Williams. Williams has been inactive for the last four games. Promising rookie Sammy Watkins was drafted...

MarQueis Gray Sparks Buffalo Bills 26-10 Win Over Cleveland Browns
November 30th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The life of an National Football League prospect can be considered a labor of love. Players commit themselves to vigorous training regimens, all in the hopes to gain a spot on one of 32 NFL rosters. ***PHOTO1*** MarQueis Gray, a second-year tight end for the Buffalo Bills has had quite a journey....

Robert Woods is Lauded by Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan After Buffalo Bills 38-3 Win
November 26th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Sammy Watkins was the main focu of the New York Jets defense going into their Monday night game. While the Jets limited Watkins to three catches for 35 yards, teammate Robert Woods thrived, setting career highs in catches (nine) and receiving yards (118) to go along with one touchdown. ***PHOTO1*** "We had...

Anthony Dixon Contributes in Many Ways During 38-3 Blowout Win Against the New York Jets
November 25th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
During the offseason, the Buffalo Bills made several trades and signed a few free agents. The goal was to compliment a roster brimming with potential at several key positions. ***PHOTO1*** The signing of running back Anthony "Boobie" Dixon to a three-year, $3.5 million contract on March 15, 2014 was seen as a...

Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Mike Williams Says It was “Wrong” for Bills to Deactivate Him
November 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
After the Buffalo Bills gave up their fourth quarter lead to the Kansas City Chiefs and surrendered their fourth loss of the season, wide receiver Mike Williams told the press that it was the wrong decision by the Bills to keep him inactive for the game. ***PHOTO1*** "Anytime I...

Fred Jackson Gives Update After Thursday Practice; Remains Limited
November 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson commented to the media Thursday about his limited practice and how his injured groin felt Thursday morning after practicing on it on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** So far, Jackson is happy with his progress. “Woke up today and there was no residual effect from Wednesday,”...