Found August 29, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Never have two players experienced such similar fates as Shawne Merriman and Greg Lloyd. If you were to take a poll back in 1994 and 2006 of who the most terrifying pass rusher in the NFL was, they would probably say Greg Lloyd and Shawne Merriman. Lloyd and Merriman struck fear into the hearts of [...]

Buffalo Bills: Four Who Need to Shine in Final Preseason Game

Here we are, Buffalo, on the cusp of the last preseason game of 2012 and the confidence level of the fans isn’t quite where they thought it would be.Heading into the Detroit game Thursday night, the Bills are answering hopeful questions far too slowly for most.Maybe the sports world is suffering from over-expectation as per Buffalo, but the facts are that some of these players...

Backup QB a question for Bills in preseason finale

Quarterback Tyler Thigpen will get a majority of the playing time in the Buffalo Bills' preseason finale. It is Thigpen's final shot to win the backup job, and the newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson will take over in the fourth quarter of Buffalo's game at Detroit on Thursday. Jackson will be judged on his potential as well, coach Chan Gailey said Tuesday. Buffalo acquired...

Bills owner returns home from hospital

Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson has been released from hospital and is back home. Team spokesman Scott Berchtold provided the update Wednesday after coach Chan Gailey was asked whether he had spoken to Wilson as he usually does during a game week. Gailey said he had not, but added that Wilson had returned home Tuesday night. Gailey later referred to Wilson as being ''tough...

Welcome to Buffalo Tarvaris Jackson

By now anyone who follows the NFL knows that Tarvaris Jackson was traded to the Buffalo Bills for an undisclosed draft pick. This move ultimately led to the release of Vince Young, who was battling with Tyler Thigpen (who will likely also be released due to the trade) for the backup quarterback job behind starter Ryan Fitzpatrick. The [...]

Buffalo Bills: Examining the First Team Scoring Drives

If you can take anything good away from the Bills’ preseason, it’s the scoring drives the starters have had.Discounting the penalty that nullified the near-touchdown in the first game, Buffalo has put together a really nice looking drive by their first stringers in each of their four preseason contests.These are well-orchestrated, largely no-huddle drives, and stand to show...

Tarvaris Jackson took a big pay cut in hopes of staying with the Bills

Getty According to ESPN’s John Clayton, quarterback Tarvaris Jackson took a big pay cut in hopes of remaining with the Buffalo Bills after this season. Tarvaras Jackson took a paycut from $4 million to $1.75 million with hopes of staying with the Bills after his trade. — John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) August 30, 2012 Jackson clearly took the pay cut because he knows he has a shot...

Buffalo Bills Carry Burden of a Dozen Lost Years

The 2011 season and postseason featured several “feel-good” stories, including Detroit making it back to the playoffs for the first time in a decade.And Houston reaching the postseason for the first time in franchise history. The Cincinnati Bengals, who suffered through a 14-year playoff drought that ended earlier this decade, also managed to make the playoffs for the second...
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