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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’ 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’ 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...

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...

Buffalo Bills Show Aggressiveness in NFL Draft as They Seek Return to Playoffs
May 12th, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Give the Buffalo Bills credit: If they're unable to end their 14-year playoff drought in 2014, it won't be because of a lack of effort.   The Bills were perhaps the most aggressive team in the NFL draft. They traded away next year's first rounder to move up five picks in this...

Buffalo Bills’ Andre Reed Would Be Denied Hall of Fame by Fans, Poll Says
January 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
While it has no bearing on what will actually happen next weekend, a poll of NFL fans finds a similarly disappointing for former Buffalo Bills receiver Andre Reed on his quest for Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement. ***PHOTO1*** The fan poll done by NFL.com has Reed tied for ninth among the...

Buffalo Bills’ Stevie Johnson, Stephon Gilmore to Be Game Time Decisions
October 11th, 2013 at 7:39 PM
The Buffalo Bills won't know until Sunday morning whether receiver Stevie Johnson and cornerback Stephon Gilmore will play that afternoon.   ***PHOTO1***   Both players were called game time decisions Friday by coach Doug Marrone. Safety Jairus Byrd is also on the injury report for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but Marrone...

Buffalo Bills’ Stevie Johnson not as Prone to Drops as Reputation Indicates
September 10th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson has taken a lot of heat over the past 48 hours for a key third-down dropped pass in Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots. The fourth-quarter play would have extended a drive that could have led to the Bills running out the clock...

Buffalo Bills Brad Smith Listed as Wide Reciever on Roster
July 17th, 2013 at 11:59 AM
When the Buffalo Bills signed Brad Smith after he left the New York Jets, the idea was originally to use him as a wildcat quarterback. As he began playing in Buffalo, it was obvious that the wildcat was going to be used sparingly, and when he was used, there was...

TJ Graham Returns to Buffalo Bills with More Weight, Speed
July 11th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
When TJ Graham came into the league last season, fans of the Buffalo Bills noticed two things; his speed, and that he ran the wrong route against New England which caused an interception instead of a game-tying touchdown. ***PHOTO1*** Graham says he has been working at his game and will return to...

Buffalo Bills Release WR Kevin Norrell
July 3rd, 2013 at 11:40 AM
The Bufflo Bills have announced the release of wide receiver Kevin Norrell.  Norrell was signed as an undrafted free agent after two seasons at Stony Brook. In his final season in college, he posted 63 catches, 1,388 yards and 15 touchdowns. There is no news of a signing to replace Norrell. 

Buffalo Bills Need to Iron Out Offensive Kinks as Workouts Continue This Week
May 28th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills enter the third and final of their voluntary offseason workout program starting to get an idea of where they want to go offensively in 2013.   ***PHOTO1***   The bulk of the team spent the first two weeks of the program starting to learn the ins and outs of new...

Buffalo Bills Sign WR Robert Woods; E.J. Manuel Only 2013 Draft Pick Yet to Sign
May 20th, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Buffalo Bills got the seventh of their eight 2013 draft choices signed Monday after agreeing to a four-year contract with wide receiver Robert Woods. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills drafted Woods 41st overall last month out of USC. He had 252 career receptions with the Trojans for 2,930 yards, including a 2011 campaign...

Buffalo Bills Saw a Show of Great Wide Receiver Depth in Indianapolis at NFL Combine
February 27th, 2013 at 12:23 PM
With the wide receiver pool already looking deep, the Buffalo Bills witnessed a show this weekend when the wide receivers started their drills.  Nine wide receivers were able to run a sub 4.4 second 40-yard dash this season, which means that speed will no longer be a rare commodity. Along with...