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Buffalo Bills’ team needs: Pre-combine edition

Outlining the positions of need for the Bills this offseason. The NFL Combine will invade your TV later this week, unofficially signifying the start of the offseason. Before it begins, let’s map out the Buffalo Bills’ biggest needs and provide some options Doug Whaley and his crew to may consider to address those needs over the next few months: (In order of importance): ...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
1 hour ago

A look at the Buffalo Bills’ draft pick allocation since 2012

The Bills have selected 37 players in the last five drafts. Which positions have they focused on, and which have been neglected? As we approach the 2017 NFL Draft, it’s apparent that the Buffalo Bills will have a lot of holes to fill on the roster, especially when it comes to depth positions. Unfortunately, as it stands right now, they only have six draft picks to work with, including...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
5 hours ago

If ESPN drafted for the Buffalo Bills: 2010 edition

Would Todd McShay or Mel Kiper draft better than Buffalo’s front office? As much as we like to give credit to Buffalo’s scouting staff, the season outcomes indicate that the Bills could have done better in assembling a team to make a playoff run. Even Buffalo’s first round picks have had mixed results, not to speak of the middle round misses. With the NFL Combine taking place...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
5 hours ago

Woods holding out hope

In an ideal world for impending free agent WR Robert Woods, he’d be back in Buffalo and QB Tyrod Taylor would be in the fold for the foreseeable future. But Woods knows the business of NFL football doesn’t always operate that way. Still, he’s holding out hope that he can be back with the Bills in 2017 and beyond with Taylor as his QB. “I think there’s always hope,” said...
Via Inside the Bills
5 hours ago

adidas Is Offering an Actual Island to the NFL Prospect Who Breaks the NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record

In 2008, running back Chris Johnson set an NFL Combine record by turning into a ball of flames, running the 40-Yard Dash in 4.24-seconds. Buffalo Bills return man Dri Archer came close to knocking Johnson off his pedestal by posting a 4.26 40 during the 2016 NFL Combine, but that's the closest anyone has come to pushing Johnson's name down to second on the list. Since 2013, adidas...
Via Stack
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills Today: Buffalo's draft positions set

With the NFL dispensing their compensatory picks, all six of Buffalo's draft positions are set for the 2017 NFL draft.
Via BuffaloBills.com
7 hours ago

McCoy causes stir with 'Buffalo was special' Instagram post

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy had Bills fans everywhere freaking out for a little while Sunday because of something he posted on social media. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported, via Mike Rodak, that McCoy’s interesting choice of words had nothing to do with the upcoming NFL season but was rather referring to an autograph appearance in Buffalo.Indeed, a click on McCoy...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kyle Williams may get cut

Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams made his fifth Pro Bowl this year, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be back in Buffalo for the season ahead. Williams has an $8.3 million cap hit in 2017, and Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News describes Williams as very vulnerable to getting cut. It’s also possible that the soon-to-be…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Fan Friday 2-24

The NFL Combine commences next week. We’ll have full coverage here on Buffalobills.com from Indy. Let’s get to your questions from email at AskChris@bills.nfl.net and on Twitter at @ChrisBrownBills. 1 – How does the Bills present personnel stack up for going back to a 4-3 defense?  Presumably Dareus and Kyle Williams would be the tackles, but are the other defensive linemen...
Via Inside the Bills
3 days ago

Top 5 most intriguing Bills under 25

Take a look at some of Buffalo's most intriguing players that are under the age of 25.
Via BuffaloBills.com
3 days ago

Important Dates in Bills History: Feb. 24, 1995. Bills sign Ted Washington

On this date 22 years ago, the Buffalo Bills signed free agent nose tackle Ted Washington from the Denver Broncos.
Via BuffaloBills.com
3 days ago

Report: Tyrod Taylor cleared medically from groin surgery

If the Buffalo Bills end up paying Tyrod Taylor the remaining guaranteed money he would be owed by being on the roster after March 11, it will be because the team chose to keep him around.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Taylor has been medically cleared after he underwent groin surgery last month. As Schefter notes, the Bills now have to decide if they want to guarantee Taylor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills may have interest in Romo if they cut Taylor

The Buffalo Bills have just a few more weeks to decide if they want to pick up Tyrod Taylor’s option and guarantee the quarterback another $30 million, and they could be watching the Tony Romo situation closely to determine what their next move will be.Ian Rapoport of NFL Network said Tuesday that the Bills would be one of the teams with interest in Romo if the Dallas Cowboys end...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrod Taylor might not be released by Bills after all

There has been a lot of chatter since even before the 2016 season ended that Tyrod Taylor would not play for the Buffalo Bills in 2017.But that may not be the case after all.According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, who appeared on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” show Tuesday, the Bills might be leaning more towards keeping him.“From my understanding, it is probably...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Fantasy Outlook: Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills are led by two studs, Tyrod Taylor (QB) and LeSean McCoy (RB). Taylor, in large part to his rushing, was the eighth-ranked quarterback in fantasy in 2016. McCoy once again solidified himself as a frontline starter as he finished third amongst running backs. The rest of the Bills fantasy options, however, may be hit and miss. This weekly series of columns will focus...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Jets need to get rid of Darrelle Revis as soon as possible

For months, questions have been asked about Darrelle Revis’ future in New York. The former All-Pro was once considered the best cornerback in all of football, earning himself the nickname of Revis Island.That’s no longer the case after he went from good to a huge liability in 2016. Revis was tested by everyone from A.J. Green to Kenny Britt to Marquise Goodwin, all of whom had...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Buffalo Bills reach deal to re-sign linebacker Ramon Humber

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have agreed to re-sign backup linebacker and special teams player Ramon Humber. The deal was reached on Thursday, a month before Humber was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent. He has eight years of NFL experience and was signed by Buffalo just before the start of the season. Humber had a team-high 12 special teams tackles in...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones might be Buffalo Bills starter next season

Cardale Jones was a household name in the 2014-2015 season at Ohio State when he led the Buckeyes to the National Championship. After he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills, he wasn’t as well known. The Bills are intrigued by the idea of Cardale Jones starting at the quarterback position. The Bills have less than one month to decide whether to pick up Tyrod Taylor’s option that...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Ignore the Cardale Jones rumors

It’s a very quiet time in the NFL, right after the Super Bowl and before free agency.  Draft workouts aren’t in full swing yet, so there isn’t even any forty times to argue over!  It’s the perfect time for those itching to stir up some football conversation to throw things at the wall, hoping they stick, and that seems to be the case around Buffalo lately. There’s been...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy blasts ‘nerds’ who left him off Pro Football Focus list

Five running backs made Pro Football Focus’s list of the top 101 NFL players in 2016. LeSean McCoy, who ran for 1,267 yards and 13 touchdowns, was not one of them. He’s not happy about it, according to NFL.com. Even if the people who grade every play for PFF wear pocket protectors and taped-up glasses while never donning shoulder pads, the grades are verified by the Pro Coaches...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy lashes out after being left off 'Top 101' list

The folks at Pro Football Focus have angered one LeSean McCoy, who was not included in their Top 101 players from the 2016 NFL season list.McCoy (who believes he is the best running back in the league) responded to this snub with a bit of shady stone-throwing. To be fair, if this scribe were compiling a list of the NFL’s top 101 players, McCoy would have landed on it at some...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills GM Doug Whaley reportedly intrigued by possibility of Cardale Jones at QB

It seems evident the Buffalo Bills will survey other options for the quarterback position in 2017, and one of them may be in-house.According to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, general manager Doug Whaley finds the prospect of Cardale Jones at quarterback “appealing.”Buffalo faces a difficult decision with only a limited number of available quarterbacks. Jimmy Garoppolo likely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills hire Gill Byrd to coach defensive backs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) First-year Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott has hired Gill Byrd to oversee the team's defensive backs. Byrd has 12 years of NFL coaching experience, and was a four-time All-Pro defensive back during a 10-year playing career with the San Diego Chargers (1983-92). He most recently spent the 2014-15 seasons coaching cornerbacks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan speaks out about time with Bills, future

Former Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan broke his silence recently, talking about the team in not-so-nice terms and revealing what his future might hold. Ryan, who went 15-16 with the Bills over two seasons, found himself fired before the team’s final game this year. He just opened up in an interview with Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News: “I wasn’t real lucky coming in...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Pending offensive free agents

The Buffalo Bills are in a tough spot right now.  They’re stuck in the middle, and have to decide if they’d prefer to tank, and essentially start over from scratch, or try one more push to contend for the playoffs, something they’ve tried to do for the better part of 17 years.  With that decision comes many more decisions, especially when it comes to pending free agents....
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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