Found February 02, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
There are currently 13 unrestricted free agents on the Buffalo Bills' roster; two of those in particular will be vital to the team’s success next season. The trick now is figuring out how to get both to return next season. The players in question are Pro Bowl safety Jairus Byrd and left guard Andy Levitre, two that are on opposite sides of the team’s spectrum but equally important to its future."As far as talks are concerned, there’s nothing at this point that’s concrete,” Bills president Russ Brandon told Tim Graham of the The Buffalo News Friday. “We would love to have both guys back."When it comes to those decisions, (GM) Buddy (Nix) will make the final decision on how we move forward in the draft in free agency. We'll obviously work together in all that with Coach (Doug) Marrone."Byrd was, in many minds, the most dynamic defensive back in the AFC in 2012, tallying five interceptions and forcing four fumbles. He was second on the team with 70 tackles, and m...

For a change, Bills receiver Stevie Johnson 'actually going to work out' this offseason

Stevie Johnson will break new ground this offseason. He'll act like an NFL football player.The Buffalo Bills' No. 1 receiver, speaking on The Jim Rome Show Friday, admitted that he never followed the team's recommended offseason workout program the past four years, instead opting to shelve it and "just, like, play basketball and run around the block.""I...

WGR550 Loses Its Mind Over Throwaway Stevie Johnson Comment

In case you have ever wondered why sports media generally does such a poor job, and in particular Buffalo NY sports media, today WGR550 gave us a Harvard Case Study. In case you haven’t heard, Stevie Johnson stopped by Jim Rome’s camp on Radio Row in New Orleans today to chat things over. Stevie and Rome have quite a rapport built up to the point where Stevie will be quite honest...

No Progress Between The Bills And Their Top Free Agents

Bills president Russ Brandon told The Buffalo News on Friday that they haven’t discussed long-term extensions for either G Andy Levitre or FS Jairus Byrd. Both players will be unrestricted free agents in March and represent two of the best available options in this year’s free agent class. “The timeline is we need to sit down as a group personnel-wise and put our game plan...

Buffalo Bills' Mount Rushmore: Four Franchise Icons

Although the Buffalo Bills have a grand total of zero Super Bowl trophies - in fact, their lack of success in the big game is probably what they are most famous for - the AFL-turned-NFL franchise does have a rich history. Over the years, Bills fans have had the pleasure of watching some true superstars. After all, you can't lose four Super Bowls without making it to four Super...

Nick Barnett ready to get aggressive in Bills' new defense

As a 10-year veteran and former Super Bowl champ, Buffalo Bills linebacker Nick Barnett is pretty comfortable with any role he's assigned in a defensive system. But that's not to say that he doesn't have a preference. Under former defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt, Barnett moved into the "Will" role of the 4-3 scheme for the first time in his career. To...

Bills' defense wondered why offense didn't run more

Many of us were dumbfounded at times during the 2012 season trying to figure out why former Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey repeatedly put the bulk of the offense's workload on quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's arm despite boasting one of the most explosive rushing attacks in the NFL.Bills players had their reservations, too. "There were definitely times when we had both...

Are the Bills rebuilding?

I know what you are thinking.. "Really? Do we need a gloom and doom post from you already?" Yes, the thought of rebuilding makes Bills fans grab for a case of Genny Cream Ale and guzzle it down. It makes you think that the Super Bowl 47 odds are better than the Bills odds of finishing 10-6 next season. It is a word we've heard one too many times in Buffalo....

Potential 2013 Buffalo Bills roster changes

The 2012 season is over for the Buffalo Bills, and now we look onto the potential 2013 Buffalo Bills roster changes. The Bills will potentially let 20 players rumble into the free market in 2013. The first player and the most debated player about whether to keep him on the roster or not is guard Andy Levitre. Look for the Bills to use the franchise tag on either Jairus Byrd or Levitre...
Bills News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.