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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 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...

Buffalo Bills Fans Asked to Pray Sunday for Jim Kelly During Cancer Battle
March 30th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
As former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly hunkers down for another fight against cancer, friends of his are calling upon Bills fans to keep him in their thoughts. Kelly is in Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City for cancer treatment. He's been in the hospital much of the time since...

Former Buffalo Bills QB Drew Bledsoe Advances in Best QB Tourney; Jim Kelly Ousted
March 29th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Drew Bledsoe has made the final eight in NFL.com's best quarterbacks tournament. Jim Kelly did not. ***PHOTO1*** Bledsoe is now in the finals of the Millenials Bracket against Donovan McNabb, who holds more than 70 percent of the early votes. Kelly was beaten in the second round by...

Former Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly Down in Best QB Tourney; Drew Bledsoe Set to Advance
March 27th, 2014 at 10:13 PM
One former Buffalo Bills quarterback is on the verge of moving on in NFL.com's greatest quarterback tournament, while another is set to get knocked out in round two. But which former signal-caller is which might be surprising. ***PHOTO1*** Barring a major comeback Friday, Jim Kelly will lose his second-round matchup to Joe Montana....

Buffalo Bills Look to Improve at Quarterback, with or Without EJ Manuel
February 25th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
6While he would like to keep EJ Manuel on the field more, Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone also said he won't rule out finding another quarterback to challenge the 2013 first-round draft pick for the job next season.   It just won't be done through the draft. At least not early.   ***PHOTO1***   Marrone addressed...

Buffalo Bills Quarterback EJ Manuel Could Be a Clutch Performer
January 10th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
When it comes to winning games in the NFL, it takes talent and clutch performances. Every quarterback who has ever played in the NFL has been charged with the task of coming back to win in the final moments of a game. For some quarterbacks, this skill eludes them and...

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Signs Memorabilia Deal with Panini America
December 12th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel has signed a deal to make Panini America the exclusive dealer of his autographed memorabilia. ***PHOTO1*** Manuel's signed helmets, jerseys and photos will be made available only through Panini starting this month. He is the second NFL player to sign with the company after Andrew Luck. "Panini America...

Buffalo Bills Quarterback EJ Manuel Cleared to Practice; Game Status Uncertain
November 4th, 2013 at 7:20 PM
The Buffalo Bills' quarterback of the future may again be the quarterback of the present when the team visits Pittsburgh this weekend.   ***PHOTO1***   Doctors have cleared EJ Manuel to resume practicing. Manuel has been out of the lineup since injuring his knee Oct. 3 in Cleveland. "Definitely looking forward to getting to practice,...

Buffalo Bills’ Thad Lewis Doubtful to Start Versus Kansas City Chiefs
November 1st, 2013 at 7:20 PM
The Buffalo Bills will likely be without quarterback Thad Lewis this weekend as his recovery from a rib injury goes more slowly than expecte20   ***PHOTO1***   Lewis was listed as doubtful on the Bills' final injury report Friday. Coach Doug Marrone said, assuming Lewis remains inactive, a decision on whether Jeff Tuel or...

Buffalo Bills Pray for Quarterback Stability as Thad Lewis Battles Injury
October 31st, 2013 at 10:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills may begin the second half of the 2013 season with their third starting quarterback - and possibly their fourth quarterback to take a snap. The Bills said this week Thad Lewis - a practice-squadders who's started the past three weeks for EJ Manuel - is about 50/50 to...

Buffalo Bills Working to Get EJ Manuel Back on the Field
October 28th, 2013 at 7:12 PM
The Buffalo Bills appear closer to have rookie quarterback EJ Manuel back to practice.   ***PHOTO1***   Coach Doug Marrone said Monday that the team will "ramp him up" in an effort to get him past a knee sprain that's sidelined him three weeks. Manuel has also done a lot of cardio work...