Buffalo Bills: Looking at some of their draft picks

As the NFL draft wraps up, let’s look back at some of the more notable picks the Buffalo Bills made in the 2016 draft: 1st round, pick 19:  Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson The Bills made an awesome selection when they chose Lawson.  He was dominant at the college level, and can step in and contribute to the Bills defensive line rotation immediately.  A lot of mock drafts didn’t have...
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Bills pick Williams in NFL Draft

The Buffalo Bills selected Jonathan Williams in the fifth round, with the 156th overall pick, of the 2016 NFL Draft Saturday afternoon in Chicago.
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Bills take OSU QB Cardale Jones Saturday, ups Buckeyes count to 12

Ohio State’s domination of the 2016 NFL Draft continues. This time around, it’s a former signal-caller who will be attempting to make his mark in the league. Cardale Jones, who led the Buckeyes to a Big Ten title and two College Football Playoff game wins in 2014-2015, is headed to Buffalo. Jones, who many consider a project because of his up-and-down career at OSU, was taken...
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Bills turning attention to other draft needs, including QB

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Having addressed the Buffalo Bills' immediate needs on coach Rex Ryan's defensive front seven, general manager Doug Whaley intends to turn his attention to other positions on the final day of the NFL draft. Yes, that includes the possibility of selecting a quarterback. Tyrod Taylor has already been named as the starter entering this season. But Taylor...
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Bills release linebacker AJ Tarpley, tight end Jacob Maxwell

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have freed roster space by releasing linebacker A.J. Tarpley and tight end Jacob Maxwell. Tarpley announced last month that he was retiring after one season rather than risk another concussion. Tarpley said he had two concussions last year and four throughout his career. Maxwell finished last season on the Bills practice squad and was...
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Bills Release TE Jacob Maxwell & LB A.J. Tarpley

The Buffalo Bills announced the release of TE Jacob Maxwell and LB A.J. Tarpley on Friday. Tarpley actually announced his retirement from the NFL close to a month ago, due to concussions.  Tarpley, 23, wound up signing on with the Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Stanford back in May of last year. He has two years remaining on his three-year, $1.582 million rookie contract and...
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Report: Shaq Lawson expected to need shoulder surgery

While he’s been a member of the team for less than 24 hours, the Buffalo Bills have already gotten some troubling news about Shaq Lawson. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the No. 19 overall pick will require shoulder surgery at some point. Lawson is disputing the report. According to Mike Rodak of ESPN, Lawson claimed that the shoulder injury happened in 2013, when...
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Shaq Lawson To Keep No. 90 With Buffalo Bills

Former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the No. 19 overall pick during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night, but not everything will change for the pass rusher.  On Friday, the Bills announced Lawson will wear No. 90 in Buffalo – the same number he wore in college. Very cool.  Coming to Ralph Wilson Stadium this fall. 9️0️...
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Was Shaq Lawson the right pick for the Buffalo Bills?

Well, that is it. The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft is over and the Buffalo Bills have added a player capable of playing either at the defensive end position or even at outside linebacker. This addition would normally be met with much hype for a Rex Ryan led team. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: Recapping round one of 2016 NFL Draft: Five surprises from the first round Fantasy Football...
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Buffalo Bills: What we know this week

So much to confabulate during draft week, so very little time. In consubstantial fashion as to how I utilized an egg timer when running short business meetings — and should have used one when giving a best man speech at the Pajek’s wedding back in June of 1995.  I ingenuously opt to continue what I started several weeks back. I proceed to utilize the “Now I Know My ABC’s”...
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Buffalo Bills 2016 NFL Draft Information

With the 2016 NFL Draft opening later today in Chicago, the Buffalo Bills and the rest of the NFL are all finalizing the last preparations for this weekend. However, what these teams do after their preparations have been completed it still unknown to most of us. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Football: Ten NFL Draft sleepers NFL Draft: Our final mock draft of the year NFL Draft: Five things...
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Thurman Thomas: 'My brain looks like it went through a car windshield’

Former Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins running back Thurman Thomas played 13 years in the National Football League. He put up nearly 2,900 rush attempts while adding 472 receptions during what ended up being a Hall of Fame career. This means that Thomas was hit thousands of times during his decade-plus in the game. Now turning 50 years old next month, Thomas recently spoke about...
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Bills legend Thurman Thomas' doctors gave him an alarming assessment of his brain

Buffalo Bills legend Thurman Thomas, now 49, opened up for the first time Friday about the impact that concussions have had on his life after football. Speaking at the DSBN International Concussion Summit in Niagara Falls, the Hall of Famer revealed that he suffers from mood swings, and that doctors have given him an alarming assessment of the damage done to his brain.Via the Niagara...
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Report: Bills considering Hackenberg with 19th pick

The Buffalo Bills apparently aren’t sold on Tyrod Taylor to be the team’s starter of the future. Even after Taylor put up a stellar 2015 campaign in his first season with the Bills, they have been kicking the tires on quarterbacks heading into the 2016 NFL draft. Now comes this report from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King indicating that Buffalo is heavily considering former...
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Thurman Thomas opens up about effects of concussions

Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas is the latest former NFL player to open up about the health issues he suffers from as a result of head injuries. Thomas spoke at a concussion summit in Canada on Friday, and the Buffalo Bills legend revealed that he struggles with mood swings that have gotten worse over the years. “Still to this day, I can’t control my mood swings,...
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Sammy Watkins misses Bills voluntary camp to teach at kids camp… and hit up casino

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins called out his teammates and coaches following playoff elimination this past season, essentially saying people need to have jobs put on the line if they aren’t performing up to standard. It would lead one to wonder why he wasn’t seen in Buffalo for voluntary team workouts this week. However, some have taken Watkins to task for not showing...
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Bills release Tony Steward two months after death of fiancee

The Buffalo Bills on Tuesday released linebacker Tony Steward, a professional setback that comes only months after a devastating personal tragedy. Steward, a second-year player out of Clemson, recently lost fiancée Brittany Burns, who passed away on Feb. 1 from ovarian cancer. Still, the linebacker, who appeared in seven games in his rookie season, accepted the news with incredible...
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Watkins skipped Bills voluntary workouts to hit a casino

Buffalo Bills voluntary workouts started on Monday, but one notable name was missing: Sammy Watkins. Watkins, as it turned out, was spotted at a World Series of Poker event at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina on Monday night, and posted a Facebook photo seemingly confirming his whereabouts. Rex Ryan doesn’t seem overly concerned by the absence, though he didn...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump: Rex Ryan ‘won the championships in New York’

Rex Ryan on Monday night introduced Donald Trump at a rally in Buffalo ahead of Tuesday’s New York primary, and the Republican presidential nominee frontrunner erred by suggesting the Buffalo Bills head coach won championships during his tenure with the New York Jets. And Rex introduces Donald Trump. — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) April 18, 2016 “He...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrod Taylor is getting a “RAW DEAL” from the Buffalo Bills

What is wrong with the Buffalo Bills concerning their quarterback Tyrod Taylor?  All Taylor did was go 7-6 as a starter, throw for over 3,000 yards, 20 touchdowns to 6 interceptions.  He beat out E.J. Manual for the starting spot and has outplayed his current value, yet the Bills are in no hurry to extend him. Rumors have been flying that the Bills are in fact in the market to...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan stealing Clemson's slogan for upcoming season

Rex Ryan is quite open about his love for the Clemson football program. His son Seth plays for the Tigers, and he will often wear Clemson gear and occasionally shows up for Tigers practices and games. Now, Ryan is borrowing something directly from Dabo Swinney’s program to use with the Buffalo Bills in 2016: the #AllIn slogan. Rex - I stole my 'All in' slogan for our team this...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Value Tyrod a little more

For those of you who are fans of the Buffalo Bills, you know all about the struggles they’ve had at the quarterback position.  The Bills have tried drafting guys early, such as JP Losman and EJ Manuel, both who were major flops.  They tried a middle round pick in Trent Edwards, who had his career altered by numerous injuries.  They’ve tried the underdog free agent path, landing...
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Three thoughts on the Buffalo Bills Schedule

The NFL released the schedules for the upcoming season last night.  Here are my takeaways from a first glance at the Buffalo Bills schedule: Home and away games are interspersed The Bills do not have any long home-stands or road trips: at most they have two consecutive home games or road games.  This great news for Bills fans, because extended road trips can take a toll on players...
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LeSean McCoy, Lou Williams have strange Twitter fight

The final game of Kobe Bryant’s NBA career led to countless memorable moments on Wednesday night. For whatever reason, one of them was a Twitter beef between Lakers guard Lou Williams and LeSean McCoy. It all started when McCoy called out Lakers players who were hugging Kobe after his 60- point performance. Damn all them clowns hugging the greatest — Lesean McCoy (@CutonDime25...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Percy Harvin unlikely to play in 2016

It was reported by Pro Football Talk last month that free-agent wide receiver Percy Harvin would “definitely” play in 2016 after a brief stint with the Buffalo Bills last season. But a week later, the 27-year-old has apparently changed his mind about playing, even though teams are interested. Though teams have inquired the last few weeks, sources tell me it's "unlikely" Percy...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

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