Found November 20, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe Buffalo Bills' defense has seen quite a turnaround in a year's time. Its hard work has paid dividends not only on the field, but also in the Pro Bowl voting.Veteran defensive end Mario Williams and rookie linebacker Kiko Alonso, the leaders of Mike Pettine's defensive system, currently lead all-star voting at their respective positions.Alonso, who is second in tackles and near the top of the league in interceptions, leads all inside linebackers with more than 188,000 votes. Williams, who's currently third in the league in sacks with 11, is behind only Houston's J.J. Watt in defensive end voting and has garnered more than 185,000 votes.In the kicking department, the division has the rare opportunity of representing both roster spots for the first time in history. New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski currently leads the voting with a little more than 105,000 votes. Behind him is Gang Green's Nick Folk with almost 79,000 votes.But wi...

Kiko Alonso has had a wild path, but he is leading votes in his position for the Pro Bowl

In February 2010, Kiko Alonso the Buffalo Bills starting middle linebacker was arrested for DUI and suspended for his entire sophomore season at the University of Oregon. That incident preceded a knee injury that would have wiped out his 2010 season, even without his arrest. Just over a year later, Alonso was arrested again, charged […]

Buffalo Bills sign Joe “JJ” Unga from the Ravens practice squad

Today the Buffalo Bills were once again poaching rosters to find players that can come in and play.  Buffalo has been amazing with poaching rosters in the past, and today they did it again.  The were able to sign Joe “JJ” Unga who played Offensive Tackle for Midwestern State, back with Amini Silatolu who was […]

EJ Manuel shines as Buffalo Bills drub the New York Jets

With 5:05 left in the third quarter of the Week 11 tilt between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets, the Bills and its fans were in a position they knew all too well. They’d jumped out to a big lead, but watched it shrink to manageable figures for the Jets. Another disappointing home loss — one of many to a division foe in the past decade — lurked on the horizon until EJ...

Bills fan who fell from upper deck lost his job, banned from Ralph Wilson Stadium

The Bills fan that ended up fall off the upper deck at Ralph Wilson Stadium after attempting to slide down a railing has been fired from his job and has been banned from the stadium. According to, Rob Hopkins has been fired by advertising firm Eric Mower and Associates, two days after his obviously reckless attempt to slide down the railing. “EMA is very concerned about...

Bills Fan Who Fell From Upper Deck, Fired from Job & Banned From Stadium

If you want to look at this glass half full at least he isn’t dead. Considering how he fell, he is very lucky to be alive. The fan is now unemployed and banned from the stadium according to this report from Pro Football Talk. According to, Rob Hopkins has been fired by advertising firm Eric Mower and Associates, two days after his obviously reckless attempt to slide...

Bills' Dareus, Williams realizing potential as a pair

As the Buffalo Bills approached the 2012 regular season, there was a lot of talk about how they had one of the best defensive lines in all of football. Defensive tackle Kyle Wililams was coming off corrective surgery to his Achilles, former third overall pick Marcell Dareus showed flashes of brilliance in his rookie season and they were compounded with the addition of free agent...

Bills fan who fell from upper deck fired from job: Report

On Sunday during the Jets-Bills game, a man identified as Rob Hopkins thought it would be a brilliant idea to slide down the rail along the edge of the upper deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium only to lose his balance and fall to the seats below. Amazingly, he came away with only a shoulder injury, but Hopkins landed on another man who sustained a head injury.Monday, the Bills officially...

Bills’ Stevie Johnson set to return after bye week

The Buffalo Bills are on their bye week and it is an excellent time to get players rested, repaired and refreshed for the final playoff push.  As Chris Brown of tells us, the bye week could not have come at a better time for Bills wide receiver, Steve Johnson. Johnson missed last Sunday’s game against the New York Jets with a groin injury.  However, Bills head...

Bills release DB Justin Rogers

The writing looked as though it was already on the wall, but on Tuesday the Bills parted ways with third-year cornerback Justin Rogers. Buffalo’s former seventh-round pick in 2011, Rogers struggled when pressed into a starting role earlier this season at boundary cornerback against the Jets in a 28-20 loss back in Week 3. The reserve cornerback appeared in the first five games...

Bills fan who nearly fell to his death at stadium gets fired from job

It's been a rough week for Buffalo Bills fan Robert Hopkins.On Sunday, the 29-year-old nearly fell to his death after tumbling over a handrail in the upper deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium, but he luckily managed to survive the fall with nothing more than a shoulder injury.On Monday, Hopkins was banned for life from the stadium because of the incident. And on Tuesday, he was fired...

Rogers a goner as Bills' CB corps gets healthy

BY NICK ST. DENISJustin Rogers spent the early part of this season getting regularly abused by opposing quarterbacks, as the Buffalo Bills had no choice but to start Rogers in the absence of Stephon Gilmore, Ron Brooks and, at times, Leodis McKelvin.Now that the Bills are much healthier at cornerback, they've decided to cut ties with the former seventh-rounder.Buffalo announced...

Manuel Upstages Fellow Rookie Smith

Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel put together his best game of the season against the New York Jets on Sunday. This after playing his worst game of the year the previous week against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and in his performance Manuel also outplayed fellow rookie quarterback Geno Smith and threw the Bills to a 37-14 victory. What was most impressive in the win was Manuel’s...

Beyond the stats: Manuel Stretches the Field Against the Jets

EJ Manuel had the best game of his short career last Sunday against the New York Jets. He completed twenty of his 28 passes, including two deep touchdowns to speedy receivers TJ Graham and Marquise Goodwin. Eight of his thirteen throws to Graham and Goodwin were caught and accounted for 155 of his 245 passing yards. The shortest of Graham’s four targets was ten yards past...

Stevie will 'definitely be suited up' against Falcons

BY NICK ST. DENISNo harm, no foul.Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson was absent for his team's divisional bout with the New York Jets Sunday due to injury, but things turned out just fine. The Bills chased the Jets out of town thanks to a dominating defensive performance and a few young wideouts stepping up.Buffalo has a bye this coming weekend, giving Johnson ample time to...

Bills defensive line could be the best in the NFL, why are they so underrated?

When Mike Pettine was brought to Buffalo, everyone in Buffalo was excited because he is a true defensive coordinator that applies pressure, and the Buffalo Bills were very strong in that area. Last season Buffalo Bills brought Mario Williams into town and paid him big dollars to help with Kyle Williams and Marcel Dareus.  Well […]
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