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Former Buffalo Bills Defensive Tackle Alan Branch Pleads not Guilty to DWI
September 4th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Former Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Alan Branch pleaded not guilty this week to numerous charges stemming from his arrest on suspicion of DWI. ***PHOTO1*** Branch was arrested Aug. 23 after he was seen by New York State Police vomiting out of the driver's side door of a car in Cheektowaga. Police say...

Buffalo Bills Confident on Offense Despite Poor Preseason
September 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills had a very disappointing preseason on offense, leaving fans anxious about what's to come in the regular season, but the confidence in the locker room is high. ***PHOTO1*** EJ Manuel has looked less than impressive in a season that has plenty of high hopes, leading the Bills to sign...

Kiko Alonso Returns to Buffalo, Continues Rehab with Buffalo Bills
September 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
After suffering a torn ACL back on July 1, Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso was feeling down. ***PHOTO1*** "It's definitely a huge disappointment," said Alonso. "Obviously I want to be with the guys, but that's how football is. You've got to deal with it and come back stronger." Alonso, who spoke with BuffaloBills.com,...

Buffalo Bills Predicted to Win Seven Games According to ESPN.com
September 3rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When ESPN.com's Mike Rodak wrote his article predicting the Buffalo Bills schedule game-by-game, he ended with the Bills having a 7-9 season, including a four-game losing streak to end the year. ***PHOTO1*** Typically this is where a fan would say, "No way! We're way better (or worse) than that!" Heading into the 2014...

Buffalo Bills Release Terms of Quarterback Kyle Orton’s Contract
September 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the Buffalo Bills announced the signing of quarterback Kyle Orton, the terms of the deal were not disclosed. ***PHOTO1*** Now that the numbers are out, it is clear that the Bills have faith in Orton's ability to lead the team if necessary. Orton is now the third highest paid backup quarterback...

Buffalo Bills Rookie Linebacker Preston Brown Ready to Fill Void on the Outside
September 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills lost Kiko Alonso to a torn ACL during the offseason, and Nigel Bradham will serve his one-game suspension on Sunday, so Preston Brown will be the next man up. ***PHOTO1*** Brown is a rookie linebacker for the Bills and will get his first career start as a result of...

Buffalo Bills Have Tall Task in Defending Receivers for Chicago Bears
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills will kick the regular season off in Chicago when they play the Bears, and with that comes the challenge of defending possibly the best receiver combination in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills hope to build on a promising 2013 defensive campaign, but will be tested early with Brandon Marshall...

Leodis McKelvin Should Be Ready for Buffalo Bills Come Sunday
September 2nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Leodis McKelvin has battled injury all preseason, but Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone says he expects McKelvin to be ready against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** McKelvin is expected to be one of Buffalo's top corner backs, next to Stephon Gilmore, and also will serve as Buffalo's punt returner. Marrone...

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 Linebacker Brandon Spikes Ready to Take on Leadership Role
September 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After signing with the Buffalo Bills in the offseason, linebacker Brandon Spikes was voted a team captain, and he is ready for that responsibility. ***PHOTO1*** With Kiko Alonso out for the season with a torn ACL, Spikes will need to lead the linebackers, and defense overall, to help improve the run defense....

Buffalo Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone not Worried About Being on the Hot Seat
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone is under immense pressure to ensure his team performs well this season, and he is well aware of it. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills have made bold moves this offseason, but only recently addressed the backup quarterback situation, which is clearly the team's weakest position. EJ Manuel has...

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 Place Seven Players on Practice Squad
September 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After cutting their roster down to the mandatory 53 players, the Buffalo Bills have re-signed seven players to their practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** Those players are •QB Jeff Tuel •WR Caleb Holley •DE Bryan Johnson •DE Ikponmwosa Igbinosun •LB Jimmy Gaines •S Kenny Ladler •S Deon Broomfield Tuel, who normally wouldn’t qualify for the practice squad, falls into the new exemption...

Report: Buffalo Bills Contacted New England Patriots About Quarterback Ryan Mallett
September 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills have been tied to a report that the team actively tried to pursue former New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett. ***PHOTO1*** The report, which first surfaced via the Boston Herald on Sunday, stated that the Bills and Patriots had talks about Mallett after the Bills saw a struggle...

Buffalo Bills Center Eric Wood Slams ESPN for Michael Sam Going Unclaimed
September 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Michael Sam is the first openly gay player to be selected in the NFL draft, and ESPN has made sure everyone knows it. ***PHOTO1*** Sam's play exceeded the expectations of many, but was still one of the final cuts from the St. Louis Rams' roster. No team has claimed Sam, and he...

Buffalo Bills Can Now Negotiate with CJ Spiller After Running Back Signs with New Agent
September 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills have maintained that they would start contract talks with CJ Spiller once he found a new agent to represent him, and that time has come. ***PHOTO1*** Profootballtalk.com reported that Spiller has signed with Chad Speck and Thomas Sims, so the Bills will be able to begin negotiations as soon...

Countdown to Kickoff: Top Seven Things to Watch for in Buffalo Bills’ Opener
August 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
There are exactly seven days until the Buffalo Bills begin the 2014 season in Chicago, and the anticipation is building. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills came into training camp with high hopes, but the preseason was rocky at best and fans are nervous about the regular season. With the season set to begin in...

A Look at Buffalo Bills’ Offensive Depth Chart After Final Cuts
August 30th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
The Buffalo Bills made their final cuts today and have subsequently released their depth chart on the team's official website. ***PHOTO1*** The biggest surprise at first glance is at the wide receiver position. Robert Woods, who played most of the preseason with the No. 2 unit, is listed ahead of Mike Williams...

Jeff Tuel, TJ Graham Among Buffalo Bills Final Roster Cuts
August 30th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The Buffalo Bills made their final roster cuts today, and among those were quarterback Jeff Tuel and receiver TJ Graham. ***PHOTO1*** Tuel is the fourth quarterback cut by Buffalo, who also signed Kyle Orton today. The Bills clearly wanted a veteran presence behind struggling starting quarterback EJ Manuel and carrying three quarterbacks...