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Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan Thinks Quarterback EJ Manuel is Fundamentally Sound
January 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills may not be at the Super Bowl to play in the game, but members of the team are there for media availability. One of the people making the rounds was head coach Rex Ryan, who was asked about quarterback EJ Manuel and the Bills' current quarterback situation. “I...

Marshawn Lynch Relationship with Media Leaves NFL Fans Divided
January 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Former Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch rejuvenated his career after being traded to the Seattle Seahawks, but his relationship with the media has soured. ***PHOTO1*** Lynch hasn't been big on addressing the media. He's ducked them the entire season, and during Super Bowl media week, he made short appearances so he,...

Former Buffalo Bills Coordinator Jim Schwartz Opens up About Leaving Team
January 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Jim Schwartz parted ways with the Buffalo Bills without having another plan in place. But that lack of job certainty entering the NFL offseason suits Schwartz just fine. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz departed Buffalo in the days following the hire of Rex Ryan as the new head coach. Schwartz interviewed for that coaching vacancy...

Buffalo Bills Could Address Quarterback Option via Trade for Little Compensation
January 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills will address the quarterback position to at least bring in some competition for EJ Manuel, and there are reports that two quarterbacks could be available for a low return. ***PHOTO1*** Per Buffalobills.com, ESPN's Adam Captain has named Mike Glennon from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kirk Cousins from the...

Buffalo Comes in Top Quarter of Best U.S. Football Cities
January 29th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
A new ranking of the nation's best football cities has Buffalo in the first quarter. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Bills and University at Buffalo Bulls helped propel Buffalo to No. 31 on the list from WalletHub. The rankings list every U.S. city with at least one NFL or FBS college team. They take into...

Buffalo Bills Running Back Boobie Dixon Recovering from Knee Surgery
January 29th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Buffalo Bills running back Anthony "Boobie" Dixon was playing through a partially torn meniscus in his knee last season, but continued to play due to the injuries on the roster above him. ***PHOTO1*** Dixon tweeted a photo of himself Tuesday showing himself at the hospital for surgery to repair the meniscus. Dixon...

Evaluating Potential Sites for the New Buffalo Bills Stadium Part Seven: the Outer Harbor
January 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills are in the midst of attempting to find a suitable spot for their new stadium. While New York State isn't completely sold on the idea of a new stadium, the state still paid for their own study to find a viable solution for the Bills. ***PHOTO1*** The end result...

Buffalo Bills Have One of the Better Young Talent Cores in NFL
January 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills are in the top third of the NFL in terms of young talent, according to a recent ESPN analysis. ***PHOTO1*** The analysis said the Bills have the 11th-best cache of players aged 25 and younger. Among the top talents cited are two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, linebacker...

Former Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator Lands with Jacksonville Jaguars
January 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Doug Marrone left the Buffalo Bills and took a lesser role with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and now Nathaniel Hackett, who was Marrone's offensive coordinator in Buffalo, has also accepted a position in Jacksonville. ***PHOTO1*** Like Marrone, Hackett will take a demotion, as he will coach Jacksonville's quarterbacks. He served as Buffalo's offensive...

Dennis Thurman Echos Rex Ryan’s Comments on Buffalo Bills’ Defense
January 28th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Dennis Thurman will be the fifth defensive coordinator in five years for the Buffalo Bills, and while each coach has his own preference on the scheme that he runs, Thurman says he will run more of a hybrid defense. ***PHOTO1*** Rex Ryan first told the media when he was introduced in Buffalo...

Buffalo Bills Hope to Get Running Game Back on Track Next Season
January 28th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills were disappointing on offense this season, and that was due in large part to an ineffective running game. ***PHOTO1*** Both C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson missed time, which impacted the effectiveness of the running game, but Buffalo didn't have much success when both were healthy. New offensive coordinator Greg...

Evaluating Potential Sites for the New Buffalo Bills Stadium Part Six: LaSalle Park
January 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills are looking into getting a new stadium now that owners Terry and Kim Pegula have brought stability to the franchise. ***PHOTO1*** New York State had commissioned a group to survey the area to find the top spots in Western New York for an NFL stadium. The end result was...

Appealing Storylines Take a Back Seat to Controversy Surrounding New England Patriots
January 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Did the New England Patriots intentionally deflate footballs they used in the AFC Championship game or not? ***PHOTO1*** Nobody really knows, but that's all anybody is really talking about. The NFL won't reach a ruling until after the Super Bowl, but that won't stop the media from reporting every minor detail about...

Rex Ryan Adds to Buffalo Bills Coaching Staff, While Retaining Others
January 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Rex Ryan is putting his finishing touches on the staff that will coach the Buffalo Bills next season, as he added six new coaches to his staff, while retaining four coaches that were employed under the previous regime. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan has brought his share of coaches from the New York Jets, but...

Buffalo Bills Fans Support Rex Ryan Hire, Downtown Stadium, per Poll
January 26th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
A new poll found support for the Buffalo Bills' new coach and a downtown Buffalo stadium, but not as much hope of ending the team's 15-year playoff drought in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The poll, done by Siena College and polled by the Buffalo News and WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, found that 70...

Buffalo Bills Running Back C.J. Spiller May not See a Large Contract in Free Agency
January 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
There seems to be a surplus of running backs in the NFL and that may spell bad news for Buffalo Bills back C.J. Spiller. ***PHOTO1*** The unrestricted free agent was most likely hoping for a big contract this offseason, but recent contract signings haven't been very lucrative for running backs. The top...

Evaluating Potential Sites for the New Buffalo Bills Stadium Part Five: UB North Campus
January 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The State of New York commissioned a study to be done to evaluate potential sites for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills. The end result was a short list of four potential sites. One site, the University at Buffalo's North Campus, was evaluated from that list. ***PHOTO1*** The idea of...

Offensive Line May not Be Huge Priority for Buffalo Bills in Offseason
January 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
This past season, the Buffalo Bills were struggling at two positions, and both of them were on the offensive side of the ball. ***PHOTO1*** The quarterback position was obviously one that crippled Buffalo. EJ Manuel was benched in favor of Kyle Orton, who had his share of success and failures. Really,...

Buffalo Bills Players Enjoy Pro Bowl Experience
January 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Three-fourths of the Buffalo Bills' defensive line ended up playing in this year's Pro Bowl, and though the format was different, all three ended up on the same team. ***PHOTO1*** Kyle Williams, Mario Williams and Marcell Dareus each were selected to play on Team Carter, who lost to Team Irvin 32-28. Of...

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...