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Buffalo Bills fans, are you ready? Training camp is right around the corner and that means one thing: Football is back!
When the Bills begin training camp we’ll get a glimpse at the quarterback competition, young wide receiver corps and how the defense looks under new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. All of the following topics excite me, but what I look forward to most is watching bubble players, the guys who are fighting for a roster spot. This year, there are some very notable names. Here are five Buffalo Bills with the most to lose to training camp!
Troup has had some awful luck with back injuries. Since being drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft, Troup has played in 21 total games, starting only two times. Now Troup says he’s fully healthy and looks the part, but a roster spot is not a given. Buffalo is pretty deep at defensive tackle with Kyle Williams, Marcell Dareus, Alex Carrington and Alan Branch. The first three names are all locks for mak...
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Monday came and went as the Buffalo Bills and FS Jarius Byrd were not able to reach a long term Deal before the NFLs 4:00 PM Est. deadline. My understanding of Buffalo's reasons for holding back on giving Byrd big bucks and granting his wish of a long term deal, are questions Buffalo has about his ability to play at a consistently high level for a an extended period of time...
The Buffalo Bills should have been in deep talks with Pro Bowl safety Jairus Byrd Monday with the deadline fast approaching to sign franchise tagged players to long-term contracts. Instead, the negotiating table was empty. The two sides were far enough apart on a proposed
Every time I look at a list of free agents that could be picked up by the start of the season, Vince Young's name pops up, and every time I see it, I can't help but be surprised he's not on someone's roster. In football, it's all about wins and losses, and the simple fact of the matter is that Vince Young wins games. Part of that can be attributed to his ability...
Monday came and went as the Buffalo Bills and FS Jarius Byrd were not able to reach a long term Deal before the NFLs 4:00 PM Est. deadline. My understanding of Buffalo’s reasons for holding back on giving Byrd big bucks and granting his wish of a long term deal, are questions Buffalo has about his ability to play at a consistently high level for a an extended period of time, to...
Marcell Dareus will be the Bills’ starting nose tackle this season, although the coaching staff has declared an “open competition.” He was the third overall draft pick in 2011 but is the only player drafted in the first seven picks of that draft yet to earn a spot on a Pro Bowl roster (Cam Newton, Von Miller, AJ Green, Patrick Peterson, Julio Jones, and Aldon Smith are the...
One phrase that Bills’ offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett has repeated is that the ‘best five’ skill position players are going to see the most time on the field. The five that he is referring to are the five players who are on the field for the offense that don’t include the quarterback or five offensive linemen. At first glance, this seems to be a fairly innocuous...
Buddy Nixon is at it again, this time bringing you reasons that we should trade Jairus Byrd.
*Disclaimer: this is just the argument FOR trading Byrd; it has nothing to do with the views of the blog, but rather why the team could progress with a trade.
Let’s all take a deep breath and allow the noon deadline Monday to approach. I have spoken with many Bills fans over...
Earlier in the week, five players with the most to lose at training camp was discussed. These are players that could be fighting for their roster spot.
On the other side of things, there are quite a few players that have much to gain with a strong training camp. A strong camp can result in not only a roster spot, but in some cases a starting job. Here are five players who have...
Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd wants to be paid like the top safety in the game. The Buffalo Bills have a number, it’s just not the same number Byrd has in mind.
Byrd and the Bills failed to agree to a long term deal on Monday, and it could lead to contract squabble all season.
Former Buccaneers great and soon to be Hall of Fame inductee Warren Sapp has a totally different...
Tim Graham of the Buffalo News wouldn’t be surprised if Bills safety Jairus Byrd continues his hold out into the regular season. Jairus Byrd prediction: He signs before regular-season opener. But I'd be less surprised if he misses games than he signs before camp ends. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) July 17, 2013 Now that Byrd knows he’s not going to get an extension until...
Bills safety Jairus Byrd is just the most recent franchise tagged player to miss out on a long term deal.
Byrd’s complaints over his pay have NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp even more upset.
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I have some quick thoughts on the Jairus Byrd situation, and some of you may not agree with what I have to say.
I think the Bills are handling this thing perfectly. They need to stick to a budget with Byrd. Let’s call this for what it is; he’s a very good player on a 6-10 team. Nothing more, nothing less. Look to San Fran and Donte Whitner for a recent lesson on safeties leaving...
Tim Graham of the Buffalo News expects to see Bills S Jairus Byrd hold out of the team’s training camp and return before the start of the 2013 season.
Graham adds that he would be “less surprised if he misses games than he signs before camp ends.“
The Bills were unable to reach an agreement with Byrd on a long-term contract before the deadline. In fact, the two sides were...
BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills have a stable of young and hungry wideouts, some potential at tight end, a pretty certain offensive backfield and a vet-vs.-rook deal at quarterback.A mix like that leaves the door open for a variety of possibilities to come out of training camp, and new offensive coordinator Nathanial Hackett isn't about to rule anything out.While we're...
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