Posted May 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Buffalo Bills have claimed tight end Mickey Shuler off waivers after he was released by the Oakland Raiders. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 247 pounds, Shuler spent the final 11 weeks of last season on Oakland's practice squad. He was selected by Minnesota in the seventh round of the 2010 draft out of Penn State. He split his rookie season with Minnesota and Miami, where he had two catches for 44 yards in six games. He split the 2011 season between Cincinnati, Minnesota and Miami. The Bills are in need of tight end depth with returning starter Scott Chandler recuperating from surgery to repair a torn left knee ligament. To make room for Shuler's addition on Tuesday, the Bills placed undrafted rookie receiver Kevin Norrell on waived/injured.

Raiders Free Agency Update #13: Josh Cribbs signed, Charles Woodson rumored

With the first Organized Team Activity (OTA) set to start on May 20th, the Oakland Raiders are still searching the market for players to improve its current roster. Earlier today, the Silver & Black signed wide receiver and return specialist Josh Cribbs. Also, the Raiders offered a contract to their former first round pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, defensive [...]

Bills sign second rounder Kiko Alonso

The Buffalo Bills announced today that they signed second round pick, former Oregon linebacker Kiko Alonso. .@kiko__alonso has signedhis rookie deal with the #Bills!… — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) May 15, 2013 After losing both Shawne Merriman and Nick Barnett, I’m sure Alonso will have a shot at starting during his rookie year.. Need NFL Tickets...

Doug Whaley to replace Nix as Bills GM

With the departure of Buddy Nix, who'll stay with the team as a consultant, assistant GM Doug Whaley is moving up into the GM role, reports CBSSports' Jason La Canfora. Whaley, who learned the ropes back in Pittsburgh under GM Kevin Colbert, was being groomed in Buffalo as Nix's successfor. Many fans were unhappy with Nix's decisions throughout the years and his...

Bills & C Eric Wood Have Mutual Interest In New Contract

Bills C Eric Wood mentioned that both he and team are interested in working out a contract extension that will keep him in Buffalo beyond the 2013 season. “There’s obvious interest from both sides to get a deal done at some point,” Wood said on Wednesday, via WGR 550 Buffalo. ”But with a GM change and a big-time free agent at safety that we’d like to get re-signed ...

Bills DE Williams sues ex to return $785,000 ring

A high-priced contract can't buy Mario Williams love, leading the Buffalo Bills defensive end to sue his ex-fiance, demanding she return a $785,000 diamond engagement ring. In a lawsuit filed in Harris County, Texas, district court on May 3, Williams alleges Erin Marzouki broke off the engagement in January. He accuses Marzouki of absconding with the ring, and of using the relationship...

Raiders threw away $60 million in three years

Now that former Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain has retired we can look back and look at two big mistakes that Oakland made. According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times, the Raiders wasted $60 million in three years between McClain and JaMarcus Russell. Difficult to comprehend, but the #Raiders paid MLB Rolando McClain and QB JaMarcus Russell almost $60 million. Both...

E.J. Manuel's presence 'doesn't scare' Kevin Kolb

Before joining the Buffalo Bills, Kevin Kolb was well-aware the team wanted to take a quarterback early in the 2013 NFL Draft."I knew it was in the plans," Kolb said Tuesday. Obviously, he signed regardless.So as the veteran signal-caller took the field alongside first-rounder E.J. Manuel for the first time this week, Kolb put any worry that he isn't the eventual starter...

Buffalo Bills Sign Line Backer Draftee Kiko Alonso

The Buffalo Bills have signed their second round pick, linebacker Kiko Alonso, to a four-year deal. The terms have not been announced. Expect Alonso to play multiple positions, taking advantage of his athleticism and flexibility. The post Buffalo Bills Sign Line Backer Draftee Kiko Alonso appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL News | MLB News | NBA News | NHL News | Fantasy |.

Raiders sign Josh Cribbs

According to, the Oakland Raiders have signed free agent wide receiver/kick returning Josh Cribbs. Josh Cribbs has signed with the Raiders, per source with knowledge of the situation. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 15, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? The post Raiders sign Josh Cribbs appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Buddy Nix Steps Down as Buffalo Bills General Manager, Doug Whaley Likely to Take Over

Changes are afoot in Buffalo. Buddy Nix, who has been the Bills’ general manager for three seasons, has elected to step down from that position and instead take on a role as a special assistant with the team, the Bills announced on Monday. BREAKING: #Bills GM Buddy Nix will step away from his role as GM and tradition to Special Assistant.— Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) May 13...

The Next Slash: Why the Oakland Raiders Need Terrelle Pryor To Line Up At Multiple Positions

  The 6’5 240 pound Terrelle Pryor has been steadfast in his belief that he can become a starting quarterback in the NFL although many scouts disagree with him. When the Oakland Raiders traded for Matt Flynn it was a clear sign that Reggie McKenzie and Dennis Allen did not have faith in Pryor as their starting quarterback this year.  While Pryor has shown some promise as a quarterback...

The Root of Mediocrity: Position-by-Position Breakdown of the Raiders Best Draft Picks Over Last Decade

(Disclaimer: Raiders fans please beware that this list will make you sick)   The once proud Oakland Raiders have been the laughing stock of the league ever since they took a trouncing in Super Bowl XXXVII. Not only have the Raiders signed high priced flops like Javon Walker and Deangelo Hall but they have had horrendous draft classes. Part of the reason for their terrible draft...

Raiders Sign WR Josh Cribbs

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, free agent WR Josh Cribbs has agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders. The Lions, Raiders, Giants and Jets were all reportedly interested in Cribbs’ services.  At age 29, Cribbs has been having issues with a lingering knee injury that had Jets general manager John Idzik state that his knee was not quite ready yet, per Connor Orr of...
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