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The Buffalo Bills open the season on Sunday against Gang Green. Like last year, when the team had a stellar 5-2 start to the season, Buffalo needs to get off to a fast start in 2012. This is a team on the rise with exponential potential.
How well quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick performs could very well mean the difference between the Bills ending currently the longest playoff drought in the NFL (12 years), which is also the longest playoff drought in franchise history or once again fading down-the-stretch on the way to more disappointment.
In 2010, Fitzpatrick completed 255 of 441 passes (57.8 completion percentage) for 3,000 yards with 23 touchdowns to 15 interceptions in 13 games (all starts). Last season, he threw for 3,832 yards on 353 completions of 569 attempts (62.0 completion percentage) with 34 touchdowns to 23 picks in 16 starts.
Coach Chan Gailey has taken the team out of the dark ages and into the modern, pass-happy era on offense in two seasons.
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Defensive tackle Jay Ross has rejoined the Buffalo Bills after being signed to the practice squad.
Ross spent training camp with the Bills before being released Aug. 26. He also spent the final 10 weeks of last season on Buffalo's practice squad.
Listed at 6-foot-3 and 319 pounds, Ross played college at East Carolina. He entered the NFL in 2010, when he signed with New Orleans...
With anticipation rising in Buffalo offices for the Bills 2012 season, QCS decided to preview how we think the Bills will end up this year.
Queen City Sports is starting a new weekly column called the Buffalo Water Cooler. It will consist of the largest topics of each week in Buffalo sports and feature the opinions of multiple QCS writers. This is the 4th edition to be published...
Despite speculation that he might be cut, Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen remains on the team’s roster and has agreed to a pay cut for the 2012 season. Thigpen had been embroiled in a battle with Vince Young for the backup quarterback position with the Bills this offseason. Young was released by Buffalo but the team quickly acquired veteran Tarvaris Jackson from the Seattle Seahawks...
The Buffalo Bills apparently wanted a little more flexibility at wide receiver entering Sunday's season opener, so they brought a fifth wideout back onto the active roster.
The Bills signed Ruvell Martin to serve in the reserve role. Martin caught seven passes for 82 yards in 14 games in 2011. For his career, the 30-year-old has 72 catches for 1,088 yards and seven touchdowns...
Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats is back!
For the second straight season, Moats has returned to answer your questions each week during the regular season. From his favorite color to if he likes trampolines, no subject is off limits in this season’s edition of “Crossing The Moats”.
Remember, if you want your question answered by Arthur Moats on a future edition, tweet...
Stevie Johnson has been held out of practice because of a groin injury, leaving the Buffalo Bills' top receiver's status uncertain for their season-opening game at the New York Jets this weekend.
Coach Chan Gailey says Johnson could've practiced Thursday, but was held out as a precaution a day after complaining of tightness in his groin. Gailey says he thinks Johnson...
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson (groin) sat out practice Thursday, according to the Bills' official website. Johnson said his current issue isn't related to his offseason surgery, and doesn't believe it will become a nagging weekly problem like it was last season.Fantasy Spin:Buffalo's plan is to have Johnson practice Friday with his teammates. The receiver...
If you didn’t already know, I’m a die hard Bills fan. I have trouble grasping the concept that this could be a close game, or it could be a complete whipping from either side. I think this season opener is more important to these two teams than any that they’ve had in recent memory. With that being said, here are the keys to the game for Buffalo and what they need to win. ...
Mark Sanchez or Tim Tebow, play-action pass, run or wildcat formation: Mario Williams isn't worried about what the New York Jets might have in store for the Buffalo Bills defense this weekend.
Whatever it might be, the defensive end can't see how it'll blunt the Bills' new-look and high-priced pass rush.
''No,'' Williams said, repeating the word...
Week one means it is time for the first pick of the week. The season opener did not exactly go how many people planned, so lets hope that everyone out there with some action on the game will be able to make it back up on Sunday.
Full slate of games to start the day, but we will take a look at the Bills heading to face the Jets for an early season AFC East clash that could...