Found May 02, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
With the addition of rookie cornerback Stephon Gilmore, general manager Buddy Nix and the Buffalo Bills believe he can be a viable option when it comes to covering Rob Gronkowski or Aaron Hernandez of the Patriots.
“We would like to be able to match up against those two guys,” said Nix regarding Gronkowski and Hernandez. ”Even though you’re not as big as they are these guys with speed and they’re big enough that they can’t knock them around and push them away from them. It’s a lot harder for them against these bigger corners. Yes, we think he can do that.”
If Gilmore can cover either Gronkowski or Hernandez, hopefully the Bills will have someone else to cover the guy that’s not being covered by him.
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With the off-season acquisitions of Defensive Ends Mario Williams and Mark Anderson and the switch back to the 4-3 defense, the Buffalo Bills are the deepest they have been in years on the defensive line. In fact the team is currently carrying 17 defensive lineman going into camp and will likely cut that number down
Free agent quarterback Vince Young’s try out with the Buffalo Bills came and went yesterday with out him signing a contract. He’s now reportedly left Buffalo and there haven’t been any indications as to whether he’ll sign with the Bills, but I’d say it’s unlikely right now.
It seems like the Bills are looking for some competition for their back up quarterback job going...
Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is still waiting for a new contract as he enters the final year of his current deal.
NFL.com’s Around the League asked him when’s the latest he’d like to get a new contract finalized.
“We’ve always said we want to have something done by training camp,” he said. “So if we get to training camp and nothing is going on, then something...
Cornerback Drayton Florence was released by the Bills. Florence played 46 games, including 45 starts, in his three seasons with the Bills, who drafted cornerback Stephon Gilmore in the first round of the 2012 draft. Florence signed a three-year, $15 million contract as a free agent in 2009. He was a second-round pick in the 2003 draft out of Tennessee-Chattanooga when current...
According to ESPN’s John Clayton via Rotoworld.com, the Buffalo Bills are “serious” about signing free agent quarterback Vince Young to compete with Tyler Thigpen to back up Ryan Fitzpatrick.
“If he does have a good workout, I think the GM Buddy Nix would be very serious about making that type of a move,” said Clayton on NFL Live. ”… If Vince Young works out well,...
Vince Young showed some promise at the quarterback position during the 2011 season. And soon he could find himself taking snaps in the AFC East. The Buffalo Bills are set to work out Young on Wednesday, according to an ESPN report. The move would provide the Bills with solid insurance and depth at the position behind starting QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Young showed flashes of the brilliance...
The Buffalo Bills were already having a strong offseason, highlighted by the addition of Mario Williams. And their 2012 draft class completes the process, and potentially makes them darkhorse contenders in the AFC.
The Bills reached for Stephon Gilmore. There’s no denying his potential, but he’s will need time to develop – more time than you’d typically expect from a top...