Found January 31, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
Many of us were dumbfounded at times during the 2012 season trying to figure out why former Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey repeatedly put the bulk of the offense's workload on quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's arm despite boasting one of the most explosive rushing attacks in the NFL.Bills players had their reservations, too. "There were definitely times when we had both of them (C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson) very healthy and on fire; guys were wondering why we don’t just run the ball a lot more," Bills linebacker Nick Barnett told Patrick Moran of Buffalo Sports Daily this week.(Check out the interview... a lot of good stuff there.)"But I have never claimed to be an offensive genius so it was never my job to second guess anyone," Barnett added. "As a player you need to have confidence in all your coaches and even if our record didn’t show it, we all did."The questionable play-calling and game-planning that limited the role of Spiller, who is prob...

Potential 2013 Buffalo Bills roster changes

The 2012 season is over for the Buffalo Bills, and now we look onto the potential 2013 Buffalo Bills roster changes. The Bills will potentially let 20 players rumble into the free market in 2013. The first player and the most debated player about whether to keep him on the roster or not is guard Andy Levitre. Look for the Bills to use the franchise tag on either Jairus Byrd or Levitre...

For a change, Bills receiver Stevie Johnson 'actually going to work out' this offseason

Stevie Johnson will break new ground this offseason. He'll act like an NFL football player.The Buffalo Bills' No. 1 receiver, speaking on The Jim Rome Show Friday, admitted that he never followed the team's recommended offseason workout program the past four years, instead opting to shelve it and "just, like, play basketball and run around the block.""I...

'Nothing concrete' with Bills' two biggest free agents Byrd, Levitre

There are currently 13 unrestricted free agents on the Buffalo Bills' roster; two of those in particular will be vital to the team’s success next season. The trick now is figuring out how to get both to return next season. The players in question are Pro Bowl safety Jairus Byrd and left guard Andy Levitre, two that are on opposite sides of the team’s spectrum but equally...

WGR550 Loses Its Mind Over Throwaway Stevie Johnson Comment

In case you have ever wondered why sports media generally does such a poor job, and in particular Buffalo NY sports media, today WGR550 gave us a Harvard Case Study. In case you haven’t heard, Stevie Johnson stopped by Jim Rome’s camp on Radio Row in New Orleans today to chat things over. Stevie and Rome have quite a rapport built up to the point where Stevie will be quite honest...

Nick Barnett ready to get aggressive in Bills' new defense

As a 10-year veteran and former Super Bowl champ, Buffalo Bills linebacker Nick Barnett is pretty comfortable with any role he's assigned in a defensive system. But that's not to say that he doesn't have a preference. Under former defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt, Barnett moved into the "Will" role of the 4-3 scheme for the first time in his career. To...

No Progress Between The Bills And Their Top Free Agents

Bills president Russ Brandon told The Buffalo News on Friday that they haven’t discussed long-term extensions for either G Andy Levitre or FS Jairus Byrd. Both players will be unrestricted free agents in March and represent two of the best available options in this year’s free agent class. “The timeline is we need to sit down as a group personnel-wise and put our game plan...

Are the Bills rebuilding?

I know what you are thinking.. "Really? Do we need a gloom and doom post from you already?" Yes, the thought of rebuilding makes Bills fans grab for a case of Genny Cream Ale and guzzle it down. It makes you think that the Super Bowl 47 odds are better than the Bills odds of finishing 10-6 next season. It is a word we've heard one too many times in Buffalo....
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