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Buffalo Bills Coaching Job was Considered in the Bag by Hue Jackson
January 25th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
One of the many interviews the Buffalo Bills conducted during their coaching search was with Hue Jackson, offensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals. He was among those most shocked that the team ended up choosing Rex Ryan, mainly because he felt so positively about his interview that he felt the...

NFL Pro Bowl to Kick Off Under Fantasy Format Again; Three Buffalo Bills on Same Team
January 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The NFL Pro Bowl will kick off Sunday for the second time under the fantasy team format. ***PHOTO1*** That format has former players - in this case, Michael Irvin and Cris Carter - pick players from a pool, one at a time. Andrew Luck went first overall. And all three Buffalo Bills in...

Buffalo Bills May not Have Opportunity to Sign Brian Hoyer
January 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When Rex Ryan was introduced to the Buffalo media, he was very clear that EJ Manuel would be given an opportunity to start next season, but that the team would also bring in competition at the position. ***PHOTO1*** The general feeling around Buffalo is that the Bills will probably bring in...

Bill Belichick Addresses Controversy Surrounding New England Patriots Correctly
January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Earlier this week, Buffalobills101.com bashed Tom Brady for his press conference regarding the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots and the deflated footballs, but after hearing Bill Belichick's press conference yesterday, the stance may have softened. ***PHOTO1*** During Brady's press conference, he appeared to be hiding something. His mannerisms and facial expressions...

Buffalo Bills Players Take to Twitter to Air Their Opinions on DeflateGate
January 24th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
This week, everyone is talking about the NFL. That's not atypical in the build-up to the Super Bowl, but this time, things are a little bit different. ***PHOTO1*** That's because one team, the New England Patriots, stands accused of intentionally deflating game balls in order to gain an advantage in last Sunday's...

Super Bowl XLIL Prop Bets are Plentiful, Puzzling
January 24th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Many football fans are readying their bets on Super Bowl XLIX, laying money down on whether the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks will win or putting a few bucks into a squares contest. ***PHOTO1*** But if that's where your wagering is ending, then you're a rank amateur in the betting world. The...

Buffalo Bills’ Special Teams Soars to Second in NFL in Gosselin Rankings
January 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills' defense got a lot of attention in 2014, but the Bills' special teams unit may actually have put forth a more impressive performance. ***PHOTO1*** The latest Gosselin Rankings from the Dallas Morning News had Buffalo's special teams second out of 32 teams in 2013. Just a year ago, Buffalo...

Top-5 Things Buffalo Bills Fans Love After 2014 Season
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Earlier today, Buffalobills101.com broke down the top-5 things Buffalo Bills fans hate after this past season, but there were also some bright spots during, and after the season to help ease that pain. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills were in the thick of the playoff race for most of the season, which is something...

Top-5 Things Buffalo Bills Fans Hate After 2014 Season
January 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills have missed the playoffs for 15-straight seasons, and with that, comes plenty of angst within the fan base. ***PHOTO1*** Yes, things began to look up for the Bills during points of the season, but there are still plenty of things that left a sour taste in the mouths of...

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 receivers - up for the award. He led the Bills with 65 receptions for 982 yards in 2014, both team...

Despite Fantasy Draft, Buffalo Bills Have All Players on Same Team at Pro Bowl
January 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills sent three players to the Pro Bowl this season, but there was no guarantee that they would be playing along side of each other with the new format being used to entice viewers. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Carter and Michael Irvin served as honorary captains, and helped pick the teams via...

Evaluating Potential Sites for the New Buffalo Bills Stadium Part Four: West Seneca
January 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills have been given a recommendation of four potential sites that have been deemed the best spots for a new stadium. Before the short list of four sites, there were 15 total sites that were researched. ***PHOTO1*** One such site was in West Seneca near the 219 and Ridge Road....

Buffalo Bills Legend Jim Kelly is Cancer-Free, per Latest Scan
January 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly isn't 100 percent out of the woods, but he got yet more good news this week as he continues his recovery from cancer. ***PHOTO1*** His wife, Jill, posted on Instagram this week that a scan showed no signs of cancer: "Dr. C walks in with a big...

New England Patriots Silently Confirm ‘Patriot Way’ is to Cheat
January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The mighty juggernaut that is the New England Patriots franchise is in the middle of yet another cheating scandal after reports surfaced earlier this week about the team's use of under-inflated footballs in the AFC Championship game. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did they use illegal footballs in that game, but reports have surfaced...

Jacksonville Jaguars Over-Selling Former Buffalo Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone to Fans
January 22nd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
After quitting on the Buffalo Bills, Doug Marrone waited patiently while relevant head coaching jobs were filled, until he finally took a position to coach the offensive line for the Jacksonville Jaguars. ***PHOTO1*** Marrone will also serve as the assistant head coach for Jacksonville, and the team has tried to pump him...

Buffalo Bills’ Regionalization is Focus of Rochester Business Group
January 22nd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
With the Buffalo Bills' place in Western New York now secured under the ownership of Terry and Kim Pegula, the focus now turns to broadening the team's reach to further strengthen its ties with the area. ***PHOTO1*** The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported that Robert Duffy, the former lieutenant governor of New...

New York Jets Center Nick Mangold Calls Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan “Fiery”
January 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When the Buffalo Bills hired former New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan as the new Bills head coach, media outlet in Buffalo mentioned Ryan's passion for the game. ***PHOTO1*** Now, Jets center Nick Mangold is also praising his former head coach. “Coach Ryan is a passionate guy, a fiery guy, a...

Former Buffalo Bills Assistant Coach Fred Pagac Supports Former Head Coach Doug Marrone’s Decision
January 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
After his decision to leave the Buffalo Bills, former head coach Doug Marrone didn't appear to have many supporters. Now, after a conversation with ESPN, he seems to have found one in former Bills linebackers coach Fred Pagac. ***PHOTO1*** "That’s the business. He’s taking care of himself, his family. That’s the No....

NFL to Experiment with Tougher Extra Points at Pro Bowl
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Kickers at Sunday's Pro Bowl will have a tougher time making extra points as the NFL is set to experiment again with tougher PAT conditions. ***PHOTO1*** The league will narrow from 18.6 feet apart to 14 feet apart for extra points (they will remain at 18.6 feet for field goals. Extra points...

It’s Time for the NFL to Throw the Book at the New England Patriots
January 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the NFL announced that 11 of the 12 game balls that the New England Patriots provided for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts were under-inflated. Each ball weighed nearly two pounds less than the league standard. An official ruling won't come from the NFL until later in the...