Found February 04, 2012 on Billboard:
  ---Bills wide receiver David Nelson finally confirms what has long been rumored: Quarterback Ryan Fizpatrick cracked a few ribs during the Washington Redskins game and played through the injury for the remainder of the season. ---Rodney McKissic (

Bills' Nelson on Tebow, SB vibe, his pick

INDIANAPOLIS -- Every NFL player gets the chance to purchse two Super Bowl tickets, and Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson bought his two this year. But Nelson gives the tickets away. Even last year when the Super Bowl was in his hometown of Dallas, he didn't attend the game. Nelson said he wants his first Super Bowl game-day experience to be as a player in the game. Here'...

Bills, Lindell agree to new deal

---Buffalo Bills kicker Rian Lindell has come to terms on a new contract, according to a source. The length of the deal is unknown but a source said Lindell will be paid approximately $3 million a year. The 35 year old Lindell has been with the Bills since 2002 after spending the first three seasons of his career in Seattle. A shoulder injury limited Lindell to eight games last...

Bills' Nelson: QB Fitzpatrick suffered cracked ribs in Week 8

Bills receiver David Nelson, who said Friday that Fitzpatrick was dealing with a serious injury for the majority of the season.

Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick played with cracked ribs

The Buffalo Bills got off to a fast start in 2011, posting a 5-2 record in the first part of the season based in part by the play of Ryan Fitzpatrick. By the time Week Seven and the Buffalo Bills’ bye week rolled around, the club offered QB Ryan Fitzpatrick a new contract, keeping him off the 2012 free agency roster. At the time, it appeared to be a wise move after...

Bills to play primetime game in ’12

The Buffalo Bills will likely be playing one of their 16 games on Thursday night in primetime in the 2012 season. That according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who during his annual league address at the Super Bowl in Indianapolis announced an expansion of the league’s Thursday night football schedule. “We have eight games currently on the NFL Network schedule and we’re...

Examining the Bills Part 1: The Running Game

There are times when you had to wonder if the Buffalo Bills were ever going to be on the right track again, but, for at least the first half of the year, that seemed to be the case. Granted, the illusion broke down by mid-season as injuries and youthful mistakes returned the Bills to their losing ways, but there seemed to finally be hope... not a lot, but a glimmer, a spark. Buffalo...

Berchtold heads SB PR staff

Buffalo Bills senior vice president of communications Scott Berchtold is working at his 25th Super Bowl today at Lucas Oil Stadium. Bertchtold has worked in the NFL for 27 years and just completed his 23rd year with the Bills. He has held a vice president title since 1999. A dozen or so NFL PR directors work the Super Bowl each year, aided by a big contingent of assistants. For the...

A milestone Super Bowl

At Super Bowl XLVI a Bills PR veteran will be working his 25th big game. Bills VP of Communications Scott Berchtold is working his 25th Super Bowl and 5th in his current capacity of overseeing the Public Relations efforts on behalf of the league at the media center. As PR Coordinator there are just over 100 staff and volunteers who assist during the week of game and game day...

Bills re-sign kicker Rian Lindell

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 in Buffalo reports that the Bills have agreed to terms with kicker Rian Lindell to an undisclosed contract. Lindell was scheduled to hit free agency next month. The 35-year-old career Bill missed eight games due to a shoulder injury in 2011. Lindell hit 13-of-15 field goal tries before the injury.…

Reed HOF voting history

Here’s the rundown on how the voting has gone each of the past five years that Bills Wall of Famer Andre Reed has been a finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement. Reed is a finalist for a sixth time this year with perhaps his best chance of making the final cut Saturday. 2007 – Reed is eliminated in the first cut from 15 to 10 with both Michael Irvin and Art Monk advancing...

Bills' Dareus says Brady whines to officials, who favor the QB

The conventional wisdom holds that the best way to beat Tom Brady is to get to him. Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus added one tip: Don't get the referees' attention, because they will favor Brady.

Saturday morning one-liners

Bills DL Marcell Dareus thinks that Tom Brady is able to successfully lobby officials for flags during games. The Dolphins want Sun Life Stadium to feel more like the Orange Bowl. The Patriots focused on trying to replicate the speed of the Giants pass rush during practice. Former Jets RB Curtis Martin hopes to go…
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