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Byron Maxwell guarantees Eagles will play in Super Bowl 50

Every year it seems an NFL player or coach guarantees his team will be playing for or winning the Super Bowl. The only question is, who will make the yawn-inspiring guarantee this year? Byron Maxwell of the Philadelphia Eagles has taken the initiative in 2015, declaring to MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas that his squad will be playing for the Lombardi Trophy next February. After hinting...
Via Sportsnaut
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Positional Review: Wide Receivers

While the Buffalo Bills may not have a quarterback to throw the ball this season, they do have their most talented group of wide receivers in recent memory.The ManSammy Watkins is the clear number one option in the passing game. After being drafted 4th overall in 2014, the Clemson University product totaled a very respectable 65 receptions, 982 yards, 6 touchdowns, and several highlight...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Safety the new position for Corey Graham in OTAs

One of the biggest positional battles on the defensive side of the ball for the Buffalo Bills is at strong safety. The starting spot has been up for grabs since Da’Norris Searcy played himself out of the Bills’ price range and left for the Tennessee Titans in free agency. The battle to replace him took a twist with the start of Organized Team Activities with Corey Graham seeing...
Via EndZoneScore
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel Dodges Questions About Deflategate and Tom Brady

Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Cassel spent four seasons playing as a backup to Tom Brady in New England. When questioned about Brady’s supposed knowledge of the tampering with the footballs prior to January’s AFC Championship game, Cassel provided a very scripted response: “I think it’s the same everywhere. I think we all have a say in what balls we want and all that stuff...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy refuses to return Chip Kelly's calls

When the Philadelphia Eagles traded LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills, he was — to say the absolute least — not a happy camper. McCoy is a Pennsylvania man: He was born there, he went to High School there, he went to college there and he spent the first six years of his professional career there. So to be jettisoned off to Buffalo with no notice seemed a bit cold, and that’s...
Via cover32
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Tyrod Taylor be the Buffalo Bills’ savior?

Much of the chatter this offseason has been about the Buffalo Bills current quarterback situation. We all know that it us somewhere between mediocre and okay. But is it really? We know what we have with Matt Cassel. We think we know what we have with EJ Manuel, and we definitely know that Jeff Tuel is really nothing more than a camp arm. That leaves Tyrod Taylor? Could he be the...
Via cover32
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

GM: Bills have initial talks to re-sign Pro Bowl DT Marcell Dareus

  Bills general manager Doug Whaley says re-signing Marcell Dareus is his team's top priority, and he's already had preliminary contract talks in a bid to lock up the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle before the start of training camp next month. ''We'll try our best, yeah. Now will it happen? Who knows,'' Whaley told The Associated Press following the team's voluntary minicamp...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel says Tom Brady's ball preparation not unusual

Matt Cassel and Tom Brady are very familiar with each other as Cassel was a teammate of Brady's for three years while he was with the New England Patriots.    Now Cassel is battling to become the starting quarterback for the Bills this offseason. After Wednesday's OTA session he was asked to talk about Deflategate.   "I'm not going to get into that." Cassel said, via Mike Rodack...
Via Fox Sports
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Bills Have Had “Preliminary Talks” With Marcell Dareus Regarding Contract Extension

Bills GM Doug Whaley tells John Wawrow of the Associated Press that they have had “preliminary talks” with DT Marcell Dareus regarding a contract extension. Whaley referred to Dareus as the team’s “top priority” this summer and intends to meet with Bills chief negotiator Jim Overdorf Wednesday in an attempt to speed up contract negotiations. Dareus told reporters .....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Buffalo Bills Quarterback Situation

Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee talks to quarterbacks Jeff Tuel (7), Tyrod Taylor (5), Matt Cassel (16) and EJ Manuel (3) during an NFL football organized team activity in Orchard Park, N.Y., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) With new head coach Rex Ryan, new offensive weapons like LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin, and a stifling defensive unit who led the...
Via The Sports Journal
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Bills GM tells AP he's had initial talks to re-sign Dareus

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley tells The Associated Press he's had preliminary talks with Marcell Dareus in a bid to re-sign the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle before the start of training camp next month. Whaley calls re-signing Dareus the team's top priority. He also intends to meet with Bills chief negotiator Jim Overdorf later Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy out of Bills OTAs with injury

  View image | Some minor news out of Buffalo: New Buffalo Bills running back Le Sean McCoy has been shut down with a minor neck injury, CBS Sports reports: McCoy sat out team drills, partially because Bills coach Rex Ryan did not want to take any chances during this early stage of the season. "We don't need him out there," Ryan said. McCoy is expected back soon.
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Tyrod Taylor will be the starting quarterback of the Buffalo Bills

We all have to be getting a little fed up with all of the preseason hype that is still out shadowed by a “problem” at the quarterback position. With all the amount of work that Whaley, Rex and the gang have already put into this roster, it will not take a world beater at the position to win a lot of football games this fall. That being said, the QB spot is still the most highly...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will EJ Manuel Show Improvement During the Buffalo Bills’ OTAs?

ORCHARD PARK, NY – DECEMBER 14: EJ Manuel #3 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) The Buffalo Bills have been making a lot of bold moves during the offseason. They have added multiple weapons such as LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills defensive starting lineup for week one

With a new head coach in Rex Ryan, the Buffalo Bills are taking aim at ending the NFL’s longest active playoff drought in 2015. The defense is expected to be a big part of that, especially without a clear-cut starting quarterback headed into training camp at St John Fisher. Unfortunately for the Bills, they will be without star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus in the season opener...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills 2015 schedule breakdown: Heading into the bye week

Things are looking up in Buffalo, as early predictions indicate the Bills are in a good position to make a run for the playoffs. Starting the season off strong will fuel Buffalo’s progress throughout the 2015 campaign. But with three quarters of the season to go, Buffalo will have to stay healthy and focused. Leading up to the bye in Week 8, Buffalo will face Tennessee, Cincinnati...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills using Tyrod Taylor as smoke screen

The Buffalo Bills are giving Tyrod Taylor more reps but this is just a smoke screen, Taylor will have to battle E.J Manuel to be the quarterback of the future for the Buffalo Bills. According to general manager Doug Whaley who spoke with the Bills’ website “The way they’re structuring practices everyone is getting a run with the ones,” Whaley said. “So it’s a fair...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills 2015 schedule breakdown: The first four

As the Bills prepare for a successful 2015 NFL season, it’s time to analyze Buffalo’s schedule strength. With Organized Team Activities underway and training camp in the near future, Buffalo is looking to solidify a promising starting lineup. Fierce competition will come for the Bills, as the team attempts to lead the division. Buffalo will have to execute on offense and play...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Five Reasons why “Ground n’ Pound” Gameplan is a Bluff

Bills fans are growing nervous after listening to the overwhelming “run first and run often” rhetoric given by Head Coach Rex Ryan. With the addition of LeSean McCoy to a crowded background that consists of Fred Jackson, Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown and rookie Karlos Williams, it is easy to become brain-washed by the ground and pound mentality that Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Bills New FB Jerome Felton

View image | The Bills acquired Jerome Felton in one of their quieter moves of the offseason.  While it was quiet, it may be one of the most impactful signings they made. The successful of Greg Roman’s offensive scheme hinges (in part) on successful fullback play.  He needs his fullback to be able to pave the way for his new runningback LeSean McCoy, as he...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly: There is no doubt Tom Brady cheated

Leave it to a Hall of Fame quarterback to put Tom Brady’s role in Deflategate into proper perspective. Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly joined “We Need to Talk” on CBS Sports and said there was “no doubt” Brady cheated. “Oh, there’s no doubt,” Kelly said. “There’s no way that an equipment manager in the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills pass-rusher Jerry Hughes 'ruins' Rex Ryan's practice

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan was so happy with pass-rusher Jerry Hughes during practice recently that he took him off the field. Wait, what? Players usually are jettisoned from the practice field because they are injured, because they fail to follow instructions or because they are getting schooled. So why is Ryan yanking Hughes off the field? Apparently, nobody can block...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Spikes returns to Patriots on one-year deal

The New England Patriots brought back an old friend Monday morning. Linebacker Brandon Spikes signed a one-year contract to return to the Patriots, ESPN’s Field Yates and Adam Schefter reported. Spikes was selected by the Patriots in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft and spent four seasons in New England before playing for the Buffalo Bills in 2014. Spikes won’t count...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the 2015 Season be Leodis McKelvin's Last as a Buffalo Bill?

With the Buffalo Bills selection of cornerback Ronald Darby in the second round of this year’s NFL Draft, the secondary has become crowded.Along with Darby, the Bills now have cornerbacks Leodis McKelvin, Stephan Gilmore, and Corey Graham who all have aspirations of starting this season. While these three veterans are the favorites as Darby continues to develop, one of these guys...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: How NOT to handle being traded in the NFL

After hearing running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver DeSean Jackson claim why they were let go from the Philadelphia Eagles only confirms that head coach Chip Kelly made the right choice.  “The relationship was never really great,” McCoy said. “I feel like I always respected him as a coach. I think that’s the way he runs his team. He wants the full control. You see...
Via Football By Football
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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