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I wrote last season, after their 5-2 start, that it was finally time to take the Buffalo Bills seriously. They rewarded that little piece of writing by losing eight of their next nine ballgames to finish up 6-10 and miss the playoffs for the twelfth straight season. A streak that is currently the longest drought in the NFL.
So was I wrong about them early last year? Maybe, maybe not. They did lose some key players to injury, but I don’t usually use that excuse short of losing your quarterback. But the erratic play of Ryan Fitzpatrick over the second half of the season was, at times, unbearable to watch. But even when Fitz played well, the defense usually let the team down. Their lack of a pass rush and underwhelming secondary play led them to having the 26th ranked defense in the league.
With this as an obvious need for an upgrade headed into the offseason, they only went out and signed the best pass rusher on the market in Mario Williams away from the Texans. At only 27 years...
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Maybe it had to do with the $4 million freed up by cutting Drayton Florence, or maybe it was just more of the Bills securing players that made them so good to start 2011, but Fred Jackson is now signed to anchor the Buffalo backfield through 2014.
There were big expectations from fans for Buffalo to pay the once undrafted Coe College alum whatever it took to keep him in red...
Let’s face it. The 2011 Buffalo Bills broke out hearts last season after starting the season 5-2, only to finish at the bottom of the AFC East division with a 6-10 record, marking the 13th straight season the franchise failed to make the playoffs.
However, after an exciting offseason and draft, there is finally some optimism for Bills fans around the nation.
Players Returning From...
In the second installment of my “Predicting the Bills’ Breakout Players of 2012″ series, I’ll take a look at third-year running back, C.J. Spiller, out of Clemson.
Since being selected with the No. 9 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, it hasn’t been easy for Buffalo Bills’ running back C.J. Spiller. Bills fans were scratching their heads when the pick was made, as the...
While another AFC East team tries to find a role on their team for the 95th best player in the NFL, the Buffalo Bills have offered a tryout to Division III star QB and YouTube sensation Alex Tanney. The former Monmouth College QB threw for 157 career touchdowns while leading the Fighting Scots. But his [...]
The Buffalo Bills showed respect to their 31 year old breakout from the 2011 season as they sign Fred Jackson to a 2 year $9 million dollar extension. Why did I preface that with his age, you ask? Cuz he’s a running back and he’s 31. You need a better reason? There’s talk that because his body didn’t take the wear and tear up to this point like other RBs did, he still...
As of now, the Buffalo Bills currently have 10 linebackers on their roster. However, that number is sure to shrink throughout training camp as players fight for playing time. While Kelvin Sheppard and Nick Barnett are locks at middle linebacker and weakside linebacker, with Kirk Morrison expected to start at strong side, there still could be some serious competition at the position...
And after Former Bills CB @DraytonFlorence visits the Titans on Wednesday, he is scheduled to visit the Broncos in Denver.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 8, 2012
Drayton Florence is a solid cornerback who started 45 games in the past three seasons for the Buffalo Bills. In production and age, he’s similar to recently released Andre Goodman… if the Broncos can get him...
In a move that most were expecting to get done closer to training camp, the Buffalo Bills have signed a running back Fred Jackson to a two-year extension that will keep him in Buffalo until at least the 2015 season.
In a press conference held at One Bills Drive this afternoon Jackson said that Buffalo was the only place he ever wanted to be and he’s happy to finally have it done...
The name might not sound familiar to you. Division III Quarterbacks are rarely a household name. Alex Tanney, though, may be the most well known division III QB to hit the market in quite some time. After the Bills tried out former Eagle Vince Young earlier in the week, now they have invited the most accurate (and possibly the best) passer in D3 history to their rookie mini-camp...
Scene: NYC Sports Bar in 2007
Me: Who the hell was that?
Some Drunk: That's Fred Jackson.
Me: Kirby Jackson?
Some Drunk: No, Fred Jackson from Coe College.
Me: Where the hell is Coe College?
Some Drunk: I don't know, but he just zipped past London Fletch for a 40-yard catch and run.
That was my first introduction to Fred Jackson. He took a pass over the middle...