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The Buffalo Bills have announced that the franchise has re-signed K Rian Lindell. The deal is reportedly a four-year contract worth $11 million dollars. Lindell finished the 2011 regular season with a career low 64 total points, but Lindell only appeared in 8 contests for the Buffalo Bills this season while dealing with a shoulder injury.
Lindell, 35, has spent 12 seasons in the NFL, eight of which spent with the Buffalo Bills. He started his career with the Seattle Seahawks. Lindell has an 80.9 percent career average and a career long 56-yard field goal (2009).
Lindell told reporters that he is happy to return to the Buffalo Bills and he likes the familiarity with the players on the team. “I like all the people in the organization, just from when you first walk in the door- I know everybody. I’m familiar with everybody and comfortable. The snap and the hold with Garrison (Sandborn) coming back and Brian (Moorman) back- they’re as good as anybody in what they do. I like...
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The Buffalo Bills re-signed kicker Rian Lindell to a four-year, $11 million deal on Tuesday.Lindell will be returning for a 10th straight season in Buffalo and is the Bills' second-leading scorer with 878 career points.The 35-year-old had played in 180 consecutive games before finishing the season on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.
Here is our exclusive 1-on-1 interview with Rian Lindell just minutes after he signed his new multi-year contract with the Bills late Tuesday morning.
---Scout.com is reporting that the Bills have released Jon Corto. The Orchard Park native spent last season on injured reserve and has been with the team since 2007.
He was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2007 and was on the active roster from 2008-10, primarily as a special teams contributor. The Bills had to release him once he passed his physical since he was on the waived...
The stat crunchers and film reviewers at Pro Football Focus took a closer look at who was “trending” up this season in the AFC East this past season and Buffalo has two players singled out for some praise.
In their AFC East write up in the category of most improved was OT Demetrius Bell. Granted he missed eight games with a broken collarbone, but by their evaluation standards...
Chris Kelsay had a monster game in the Week 16 win over Denver and it’s our next installment in the Top 10 Performances of 2011.
Linebackers coach Bob Sanders walks us through some of Kelsay’s better plays from his 10 tackle, 3 sack performance against the Broncos, including the responsibility of flipping back and forth from OLB to DE through the course of the game.
Bills new tight ends coach Pete Metzelaars literally hit the ground running on Tuesday. Here’s a look at some of the first few things on his to-do list knowing he hasn’t been back on a day-to-day basis since 1994.
“The first thing is I’m trying to figure out where to go in the building and not get lost and how to get in the building (laughs),” he said. ”Next is to find...
The Buffalo Bills have re-signed kicker Rian Lindell. And there's another familiar face returning to Buffalo after the team hired former star Pete Metzelaars to be their tight ends coach.
Bills new QBs coach David Lee did speak with Ryan Fitzpatrick by phone after being hired and enjoyed the conversation. But before Lee can help make Fitzpatrick a more effective quarterback he’s got to master Chan Gailey’s offense.
“I had a real good visit with him,” said Lee. ”Don’t know when I’ll get to see him you know we got these new rules and they get to stay...
The Buffalo Bills have released safety Jon Corto, who missed the entire 2011 season with a shoulder injury.
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Here’s the positional breakdown of the 326 invites handed out by the NFL to pro prospects for the NFL Combine, which begins later this month (Feb. 22nd-28th).
Defensive linemen and defensive backs had the most invites of all the position groups with 59 each. Here’s the full breakdown by position keeping in mind that defensive ends and defensive tackles are lumped together as...