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Receiver David Nelson sees no reason why the Buffalo Bills can't be one of the NFL's most productive offenses this season.
In beginning to shed their adopted ''No-Name'' label last season, the Bills' collection of castoffs and journeymen showed signs of a spark in helping the team get off to a surprising 5-2 start before unraveling en route to a 6-10 finish.
With a little more consistency and a few less injuries, Nelson believes they're capable of taking the next step and proving it over a 16-game schedule this year.
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick called the offense finishing in the top 10 a legitimate goal.
Expectations are high as the Bills wrapped up a three-day mandatory minicamp Thursday. Next up is training camp, which opens in Rochester on July 26.
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One day of Bills minicamp down and though we've been hearing about Mark Anderson's dominant play in 11-on-11 drills (he caused numerous incompletions stampeding into the backfield), as well as Steve Johnson's return (he ran routes on about 10 plays, more or less feeling things out again), there was a much better story.
T.J. Graham looks good -- really good.
Can Ryan Fitzpatrick take the Bills back to the playoffs in 2012?
If there was one word used to describe the Buffalo Bills 2011 season it would be turbulent. Things got off to a great start, as the Bills opened the NFL season by winning their first three games on their way to a 5-2 start. However, at that point the wheels fell off the wagon and the Bills went into a tailspin...
Back in March, Mario Williams broke the bank -- or, likely, a chain of banks -- when he agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract with the Bills. The deal, which included a whopping $50 million in guarantees, made him the highest-paid defender in NFL history.
Now that he's settled in the Buffalo area, Super Mario is putting some of that money to good use.
Per the Buffalo...
Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams has a new home and at least 53 new fans.
By closing on a $2 million deal to purchase a mansion in suburban Buffalo, the Bills' high-priced free-agent addition helped a group of creditors recoup about $500,000 they were cheated out of by the home's former owner, William F. Savino says.
Savino is a Buffalo-based attorney representing...
You know what doesn’t make sense about the $2,000,000 mansion that Mario Williams just bought in Orchard Park, NY? The place has the biggest library we’ve seen in modern athlete house history. Who knew Mario was such a fan of hardbacks? Not us. The guy signs a $100 million deal with the Bills and decides he can’t live without a two-story library.
Hell yes, we’d rip out the...
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“He has done a very good job , considering...
The Buffalo Bills closed up their spring/summer practices and head off on a break until training camp. Head coach Chan Gailey sat down to talk about how he feels the team is doing.
“We got a lot done this week,” said Gailey shortly after the final workout. “We got a lot of situations looked at. We got a lot of situational football done this week, which was great. We...
The Buffalo Bills are hitting the silver screen! Well, sort of.
According to Deadline,
“Paramount Pictures has acquired Draft Day, a comic script by Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman that has Ivan Reitman attached to direct. Reitman will produce under his Montecito banner with Tom Pollock and Ali Bell. The script revolves around the general manager of the Buffalo Bills as he spends...
Mini camp is usually that grueling part of the offseason that most players, especially veterans, wish they could avoid. But when a team has as many new additions as the Buffalo Bills had this offseason, it's never a bad thing to get the team together.
"Right now at mini-camp we are just going over the plays," Mark Anderson told Buffalobills.com. "Learning...
For the last couple of months, fantasy football fans have had nothing but player news to keep them satisfied. Now that we are in full summer mode, however, fantasy fans are beginning to comb the internet for 2012 fantasy football rankings. We here at Fantasyknuckleheads.com are right there with you all!
Each author here will be giving there own Top 50 fantasy football rankings...