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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...

A Statistical Analysis of Buffalo Bills Quarterbacks After Eight Games
October 28th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
After the first half of the season, the Bills found themselves with two quarterbacks who have started four games. ***PHOTO1*** EJ Manuel came out of the gate as the season starter, but his inability to keep the offense on track brought Kyle Orton into the mix. After four starts each, Orton appears to...

Kyle Orton’s Calm Demeanor Has Steadying Effect on Buffalo Bills
October 28th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
When the Bills made the switch to Kyle Orton at starting quarterback following the 23-17 loss at the Houston Texans, not much was expected of the ten-year veteran quarterback. He had bounced around on four other NFL teams, starting a total of 70 games and compiling a record of 35-35...

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Could Learn from Watching Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford on Sunday
October 4th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills made a bold choice this week in benching EJ Manuel in favor of Kyle Orton. ***PHOTO1*** What that will do for the team - and the young signal-caller - remains to be seen. But for both Manuel and his coaches, a lesson in a young quarterback's maturation process can...

EJ Manuel to Mentor Florida State Seminoles Quarterback Jameis Winston
September 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Despite losing his starting quarterback job to Kyle Orton on Monday, Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel is helping out his alma-mater of Florida State University. He will be mentoring Heisman Trophy winning-quarterback Jameis Winston on how to better his off-field decision making. ***PHOTO1*** Winston has oodles of talent, but his off-field transgressions...

Buffalo Bills Fans Clamor for Change After Poor Showing Against Houston Texans
September 28th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
A team that has failed to make the playoffs for 14 seasons took another turn towards obscurity with a 23-17 loss to Houston on Sunday. With a team that mortgaged their future to move up and draft wide receiver Sammy Watkins is desperate to make the playoffs, this season is...

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Entering Career Benchmark in Upcoming Nine-Game Stretch
September 28th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
If Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel is ever going to prove himself worthy of his first-round draft status, that time is going to start Sunday against the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Manuel begins a stretch this week that will see him play quarterbacks whom, with one exception, he should theoretically be at least...

EJ Manuel’s Stats are More than Meets the Eye
September 24th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
At this very moment, EJ Manuel has a higher quarterback rating than three former Super Bowl winning quarterbacks through the first three weeks of the 2014 National Football League Season. His 91.8 rating is higher than Tom Brady, Joe Flacco, and Eli Manning. While the gaudy stats like passing yards...

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Hopes to Silence Doubters Today Against Chicago Bears
September 7th, 2014 at 8:10 AM
EJ Manuel has been under intense scrutiny during the preseason, but he hopes to alleviate that stress today when the Buffalo Bills play the Chicago Bears in the first meaningful game of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Manuel thrived in the second half of the preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, though he...

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel’s Second Year Draws Parallels to J.P. Losman
September 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
EJ Manuel is the latest quarterback to be anointed the savior of the Buffalo Bills. Since hall of famer Jim Kelly retired at the end of the 1996 season, the Bills have had thirteen different starting quarterbacks. Fans have long forgotten the likes of Todd Collins and Kelly Holcomb. A...

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 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 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’ 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,...

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 Fans Can Buy Stock in Quarterback EJ Manuel
May 5th, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Buffalo Bills fans can, as of Monday, own a piece of quarterback EJ Manuel - sort of. The San Francisco-based brokerage firm Fantex will sell shares of Manuel on the stock market. ESPN reported that the Bills' first-round pick from a year ago signed a brand contract this past winter allowing...

Buffalo Bills Great Jim Kelly Halfway Through Cancer Treatment
May 4th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is at the halfway point in his treatment for a recurrence of cancer.   His wife, Jill Kelly, posted the news on social media. She also sent out a video message via Twitter in which Kelly shared a few words with fans: "I'm getting ready for my...

EJ Manuel Relishes Workouts, Looking Forward to 2014 Buffalo Bills Season
April 23rd, 2014 at 11:30 AM
The 2013 National Football League season didn't end anything like EJ Manuel envisioned upon being drafted in the first of the 2013 NFL Draft.  ***PHOTO1*** Manuel suffered three separate knee injuries, forcing him to miss six games. He was largely ineffective the games he did play, resulting in offseason speculation that the...