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The playoffs are no longer something for the Bills to aspire to this season. Much like the previous 11 years of playoff futility, this year was marred by questionable play calling, failures at certain positions and a lack for winning close contests.
Since any hope of the postseason has been extinguished, the focus of Bills fans now reverts to the NHL lockout and the NFL draft. Since the NHL is, well, locked out, the draft strategy for the Bills will get plenty of scrutiny. One player whom the Bills will play this weekend sits at the center of recent Bills draft controversy.
Marshawn Lynch will roll into Rodgers Centre this Sunday with 1,266 yards and nine touchdowns under his belt through 13 games this season. Lynch actually has two more carries (261) than Fred Jackson and CJ Spiller to this point in the season. However, the Bills two-headed monster has just gained over 100 yards more than Beast Mode thus far. The Bills duo has proven to be far more effective in the passi...
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The Seattle Seahawks are in position for a wild card spot in the NFC. They are really overachieving this season considering they are starting a rookie 3rd round pick in QB Russell Wilson. The receiving corps came in with question marks. They had Terrell Owens and Braylon Edwards in their training camp; that should let you know how they felt about their wide receiver situation. It...
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has a sprained foot but is probable and expected to play Sunday against Atlanta.
Coach Pete Carroll said Lynch got work in practice Friday for the first time this week and looked fine. Asked what it would take for Lynch not to play, Carroll cracked, ''Miss the flight? Doesn't show up in Atlanta?''
Lynch rushed for...
C.J. Spiller didn't get to spend a whole lot of time with Marshawn Lynch before Lynch was traded away from Buffalo a couple years ago. That doesn't mean there isn't still some friendly competition between the two. The Bills' now-No. 1 tailback jokingly poked fun at Buffalo's former first-string back Wednesday, showing that while the two may be buddies, they'...
This weeks Water Cooler features QCS writers Mike Bundt, Ryan Talbot, Brandon Hess, and Ryan Talbot
Mike Bundt: What’s up everybody! Let’s get into business right away.
The Bills lost in disappointing fashion Sunday, falling to the Rams 15-12. Watching the game, it was clear to me that Buffalo was the more talented team but ended up blowing it in the end. How disappointed should...
Do you remember the game the Seattle Seahawks played against the Cardinals on Sunday? You know the 58-Nil beat-down handed out by the defense and Marshawn Lynch? Yeah, you might as well forget about it. I say this for two reasons. The first is that in a game like that, where everything goes your way, it doesn’t tell you much about who your team is. The defense absolutely dominated...
With Fred Jackson on season-ending injured reserve with a knee sprain, C.J. Spiller inherits the team's undisputed role as No. 1 running back for the final three games of the year. Critics of coach Chan Gailey's rotation system that has seen Spiller, easily Buffalo's most dangerous offensive weapon, average just 11 carries per game welcome the development. That'...
After the Seattle Seahawks sent a message to their opponent last week, Marshawn Lynch may want to do the same to his former team.
Lynch and the Seahawks try for their fifth victory in six games Sunday as they head to Toronto to face the Buffalo Bills, who appear bound to miss the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season.
Although the Bills' ground game has been strong thanks...
Seattle Seahawks announced Wednesday that the team will wear their third alternate "Wolf Grey" uniforms for their game in Toronto against the Buffalo Bills Sunday.
It is the first time since the 2012 uniform redesign that the Wolf Grey jerseys will be worn. Sunday marks only the second time in franchise history that the team has worn a third alternate...
Beat down in Sea-Town
Holy cow! That was one hell of a game last Sunday.
The Seahawks took the first takeaway of the game and just ran with it, never looking back en-route to 7 more takeaways on the day, and a record 58 points scored.
There have been multiple joke pictures and tweets floating around cyberspace ever since the end of the ballgame, so I thought I would include a couple...
Robert Turbin rushed 20 times for 108 yards in the Seahawks’ Week 14 thrashing of the Cardinals. Marshawn Lynch dealt with some minor back tightness in the first half, but Turbin did most of his damage after the Seahawks’ starters were rested in the second half. They took the foot off the gas pedal after the initial drive in the third quarter netted a 45-0 lead. Still, Turbin...
The Buffalo Bills are close to an agreement to continue their annual Toronto series beyond this season, but to make it successful they are drastically lowering the ticket price.
Per BuffaloNews.com… Read more, the average price for a ticket for Buffalo’s “home” game against the Seattle Seahawks on Dec. 16 in Toronto will be $99. That’s down from about $160 in 2008, when...
With Fred Jackson done for the season, Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey acknowledges that C.J. Spiller will get the bulk of the carries from here on out.
“We’re going to get the opportunity here in the next few weeks for him to get it a lot and we won’t have what I term two great backs,” said Gailey, per BuffaloBills.com. “I think Tashard (Choice) is a very good back...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer The only thing C.J. Spiller was running out of in Buffalo was the patience needed to answer the near-weekly round of questions of why he wasn't more involved in the Bills' offense.
''Pretty much, because, I don't know what else you all want me to say,'' Spiller said. ''I can only...
Recently, I agreed to do a Q&A with Joe Pinzone, who covers the Buffalo Bills and Sabres at his site, Buffalo Wins. Below you'll find his answers to my questions, and I'll update this article with a link to the responses I gave him once they go up on his site. Enjoy!
1) Statistically, C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson have been one of the best running back tandems...
Time to party if you have me starting this week Juan…
Adrian Peterson (MIN at STL)
Arian Foster (HOU vs IND)
Doug Martin (TB at NO)
Jamaal Charles (KC at OAK)
Marshawn Lynch (SEA at BUF)
Ray Rice (BAL vs DEN)
Trent Richardson (CLE vs WAS)