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Buffalo Bills Open up About Signing Quarterback Kyle Orton
September 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
New details have started to surface on the Buffalo Bills signing of backup quarterback Kyle Orton. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Doug Marrone and Orton himself commented on his arrival at One Bills Drive after a quick departure from Dallas. Marrone began by talking about Orton’s fit in Buffalo: “Kyle is much better for us,” Marrone...

Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Sammy Watkins Gives an Update on His Rib Injury
September 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills held practice Monday and rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins was a participant in some of the team’s drills after re-injuring his ribs on Thursday in the team’s preseason finale. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm feeling pretty good," Watkins said. "Feel just about normal." While the Bills aren’t obligated to add any injury information...

Buffalo Bills Name Six Team Captains for 2014 Season
September 1st, 2014 at 5:00 PM
In conjunction with a National Football League initiative launched in 2007, the Buffalo Bills have named six team captains for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The following players have been named captains: Defensive end Mario Williams Running back Fred Jackson Cornerback Corey Graham Linebacker Brandon Spikes Defensive tackle Kyle Williams Center Eric Wood Williams and Jackson are both four-time captains...

Buffalo Bills Swap Quarterbacks; Release Thad Lewis, Sign Jordan Palmer
August 26th, 2014 at 8:25 PM
The Buffalo Bills have decided to go in a new direction at back-up quarterback. ***PHOTO1*** Just one day after cutting 11 players to make the new 75-man requirement, the Buffalo Bills have release quarterback Thad Lewis. Lewis, who started five games for the Bills last season, went 2-3 for the Bills. Both...

Buffalo Bills’ Backup Quarterback Spot up for Grabs for 2014 Season
August 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Despite the booing from fans at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Saturday, the Buffalo Bills have EJ Manuel firmly entrenched as their starting quarterback. The same can not be said for the player backing up Manuel. ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Tuel, Thad Lewis, and Dennis Dixon have all had various amounts of playing time throughout...

Buffalo Bills Legend Jim Kelly Gets Good News in His Fight Against Cancer
August 23rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly got good news this week as he continues his fight against cancer. ***PHOTO1*** The Manhattan hospital treating him shared word Wednesday that Kelly's cancer is essentially - but tentatively - gone. "The treatments so far have completely eliminated Mr. Kelly's pain, and his level of function has...

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Quickly Falling Out of Favor with Fans
August 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It may only be his second professional season, but EJ Manuel has offered little to please fans of the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** Manuel missed six games in his rookie season and has shown little progress this preseason. The Bills made several bold moves this offseason, acquiring Mike Williams and drafting Sammy Watkins....

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 Quarterback EJ Manuel Comments on Joint Practices with Pittsburgh Steelers
August 14th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
The Buffalo Bills are in Latrobe, Pennsylvania practicing with the Pittsburgh Steelers before they face-off on Friday in a preseason game. ***PHOTO1*** The teams held their first joint practice Wednesday and Bills quarterback EJ Manuel was asked about the experience. "It was awesome," Manuel said."For this being my first time going...

Buffalo Bills Get Cordy Glenn Back at Left Tackle
August 10th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills got some reinforcements during training camp Saturday, as starting left tackle Cordy Glenn returned to the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** Glenn opened camp on the non-football illness list but returned after passing a physical. No one is saying what caused him to miss the first few weeks at camp, but Glenn...

Buffalo Bills Need to Find a Way to Get Touches for Bryce Brown, Anthony Dixon
August 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills are shaping up to have the deepest stable of running backs in the NFL. That's great in the event of injury, but it's a nightmare in the making when it comes to keeping players happy. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills are set with the one-two punch of C.J. Spiller and Fred...

Buffalo Bills’ Andre Reed Officially Enters Pro Football Hall of Fame
August 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 PM
With one last pass from quarterback Jim Kelly and a group hug from several other former teammates, former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed finally got his Hall of Fame moment Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** The standout wideout had been a eight-time finalist before getting the call this past winter. His numbers -...

Buffalo Bills’ Jim Kelly at Hall of Fame Weekend for Andre Reed Despite Cancer Treatment
August 2nd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was known for his toughness on the field. He's showing that toughness well into retirement, taking part in Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities even as he continues to recover from cancer treatment. ***PHOTO1*** Kelly underwent chemotherapy and radiation this past spring for squamous cell carcinoma,...

Buffalo Bills’ Andre Reed Gets Hall of Fame Gold Jacket
August 2nd, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Buffalo Bills great Andre Reed began the weekend he's waited years for Friday, getting his Pro Football Hall of Fame jacket. The best moment is yet to come Saturday, when he's officially enshrined in the hall. ***PHOTO1*** The seven-time Hall of Fame finalist will finally take his spot beside so many of...

Buffalo Bills Look to EJ Manuel-Sammy Watkins Connection for Big Plays
July 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As the Buffalo Bills wrap up their first week of training camp this weekend, everyone on and off the field has kept a close eye on the progress of quarterback EJ Manuel and rookie receiver Sammy Watkins. ***PHOTO1*** The consensus is that the second-year signal-caller and Watkins - an early favorite to...

Buffalo Bills Bring Back Familiar Face in Wide Receiver Naaman Roosevelt
July 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 PM
The Buffalo Bills announced on Tuesday that former Bills receiver and University at Buffalo standout Naaman Roosevelt had been signed by the team.  Roosevelt, who played for the Bills in 2010 and 2011, returns to the team after stints in Detroit and Cleveland.  In his tenure with the Bills, Roosevelt had 25...

Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Vince Young Retires from NFL, Sort Of
June 15th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Former (barely) Buffalo Bills quarterback Vince Young has retired (sort of) from the NFL, putting an end to the signal-caller's attempt to revive a once-promising career. ***PHOTO1*** Young made the announcement Saturday during an interview with an Austin, Texas, TV station: "It's definitely official, in my book. Unless we get a great opportunity,...

Buffalo Bills Sammy Watkins Among 22 Unsigned First Round Draft Picks
May 27th, 2014 at 9:34 PM
As the Buffalo Bills prepare for OTAs on Wednesday, first round pick Sammy Watkins remains unsigned. While not uncommon, the number of first round picks that have signed is slowly increasing.  ***PHOTO1*** Watkins was the fourth pick overall and is one of four top-five picks that hasn't yet signed. While the team is...

Buffalo Bills Receiver Mike Williams Due in Court on Trespassing, Mischief
May 24th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Buffalo Bills wide receiver will have to return to Florida next to appear in court on two misdemeanor charges. Williams, who was traded to the Bills by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason, is charged with trespassing and criminal mischief. The charges stem from a December incident at his girlfriend's house during...

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...