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The disaster that became the Buffalo Bills' 2011 season was seen to be largely blamed on the poor performance of the injured offensive line.
The big boys of the offense started out tremendously and their work during the 5-2 start was enough to carry them to the fewest sacks in the NFL, as well as ranking them fifth in rushing yards per carry.
However, a lack of depth and a perceived need for more help at left tackle led Buffalo to focus a good portion of their attention on strengthening their O-line for 2012 and it was thought that strides had been made.
Until training camp.
In the first week and a half at St John Fischer College, the Bills have been shining on defense, but have looked a little underwhelming on the opposite side of the ball. Basically, the rebuilt defensive line has been rampaging right through the offensive line, often hurrying and spoiling any chance the offense has had to get in a groove.
During 11-on-11 drills this past weekend, the Bills went live, ...
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Per Dave Wannstedt, Arthur Moats is currently our starting SLB and has beaten out Kirk Morrison to this point.
They are adding a 24 year old LB to the starting lineup with a unique set of pass rushing skills, a great move for the team in my opinion. Moats has 5.5 sacks in the league in his first two seasons, including breaking Brett Favre’s consecutive games starting streak...
After a hot 5-2 start to the 2011 season, only to go 1-8 down the stretch, primarily due to injuries, the Buffalo Bills' faithful have a lot to "Billieve" in with the upcoming 2012 NFL season. With the help of a successful draft and major free agent signings, the Buffalo Bills may be a contender in the AFC East once again, and that's something the fans of the franchise...
Now that Arthur Moats has settled into practicing just one position in the Buffalo Bills defense, the jack-of-all-trades player has performed so well at outside linebacker that he's challenging for a starting job.
That was defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt's view on Tuesday, when assessing his linebacker rotation in preparation for Buffalo's preseason opener against...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed its newest class this past weekend, as Willie Roaf, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson, Curtis Martin and Jack Butler made up the Class of 2012.
And for the seventh straight year, former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed had to watch from home instead of taking his rightful place in the Canton, Ohio, facility.
Fred Jackson was a fantasy football beast in 2011 before suffering a season ending broken leg. Despite his solid play, he may not have near the same value this season as the Bills will likely use CJ Spiller more often in 2012.
This fact didn’t stop Jackson from announcing that he is a top 5 running back. As reported by Michael David Smith of PFT.com, Jackson said on ESPN that his...
Torell Troup is still trying to become an impact player with the Buffalo Bills.
But, he’ll have to overcome injuries and surgery first.
Troup, a nose tackle selected with the Buffalo Bills’ second round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, recently had offseason back surgery and has been trying to take part in team drills during training camp. However, he apparently had some sort...
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Stop me if you’ve heard this before: ‘Shawne Merriman is looking like a defensive monster in camp.’ Chances are, you, like myself, hit the stop button after ‘looking like’.
Yes, we’ve all heard this story before. Merriman looks great in practice and he’ll probably have a strong preseason like last year, but then what? Do we get yet another...
One of the biggest questions surrounding the Buffalo Bills for the upcoming season is whether or not the offense will be able to take the next step forward and make the most of the extra possessions that will inevitably come with having a much improved defense. Finishing with a ranking of 14th overall last year was a big boost for a unit that is still trying to find an identity and...
The 2012 London Summer Olympics have been a rousing success for England, and for the World. And as always around this time, there are those areas of the World that talk about pipe dream ideas of hosting the Olympics in their own city.
This year one, or two, depending on how you look at it, of those areas is the Greater Toronto Area and Buffalo.
Toronto Counciler James Pasternak brought...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed its newest class this past weekend, as Willie Roaf, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson, Curtis Martin and Jack Butler made up the Class of 2012. And for the seventh straight year, former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed had to watch from home instead of taking his [...]
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This Thursday marks the first preseason game for both the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins. They’ll play at Ralph Wilson Stadium where fans can experience watching football when there isn’t a snow storm. Needless to say, expectations are high. Of course once you remind these sun-kissed fans that it’s just a preseason game – [...]
On Sunday, September 25, 2011, I awoke fairly early in the morning despite the fact that I probably had a hangover. I can’t say I had one for certain because the events of that fateful Sunday wiped out any memory of the preceding days. All that mattered that day was a three and a half hour time period that removed an eight- year spell of torture and brittleness casted on the...