Found November 30, 2011 on Inside the Bills:
With Torell Troup going on injured reserve Buffalo’s options for a 3-4 nose tackle are down to two. Realistically only Marcell Dareus and Kellen Heard are capable of being an effective nose tackle in a 3-4 front for Buffalo now. Of late the Bills have played more of a 4-3 front, so the loss of Troup might not be that severe. Based on what Chan Gailey said last week regarding 4-3 vs. 3-4 injury could prompt Buffalo’s defensive staff to play more 4-3 than 3-4 the rest of the way. “Some of it has to do with who’s healthy and who’s not, who we think can play, what we think the best matchup is as far as run game vs. tight end, throw vs. back out of the backfield. You take all of those things in consideration, it’s never just one thing,” said Gailey last week. Buffalo has played more 4-3 each of the past two games, including last week against the Jets when Troup was inactive.

Scattered Bills News: Troup to IR, Johnson Fined, Eddins Returns, Lindell Back Soon?

This was funny. It was also expensive.Some scattered Bills news for you this evening:- Second-year NT Torell Troup’s season is over. The Bills placed the big man from Central Florida on injured reserve today as the lower back problems that have apparently plagued him all year finally reached the tipping point and will require surgery. ”They told us that surgery was needed,...

The Buffalo Bills place Torell Troup on I.R.

The Bills have placed 23-year old DT Torell Troup on the Injured Reserve List, ending his season due to a back injury. Troup played in 6 games for the Bills this year and he had 8 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss.  He has now played in 21 games in his first two years with the Bills and he had 31 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 2 tackles for a loss.  Troup hasn’t shown much in his...

Troup's 2nd year washes out

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Torell Troup was placed on the injured reserve list today, ending his second season with the team. Troup was the second-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, and it's a pick that is looking shaky. Troup played in six of 11 games this season. He played 16 snaps a game in the six games he appeared. Over 11 games his average was only nine snaps a game...

Troup could be shut down for season

The lost season for nose tackle Torell Troup sounds like it's about to come to a premature end. Troup missed Sunday's game in New York after the persistent lower back tightness that has plagued him all year flared up Saturday night. It then got worse on game day. "It really locked up Sunday morning," coach Chan Gailey said. "They did more tests [Monday...

Troup’s season in jeopardy

Bills DT Torell Troup has had lingering back problems that only worsened before Sunday’s game. “Torell’s back acted up Saturday night and then it really locked up Sunday morning,” said head coach Chan Gailey in response to why the nose tackle was inactive. ”They did more tests today and it’s not good and we’re going to have decide where we go with that in the next...

Troup to go under knife

Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that Torell Troup will have back surgery, which prompted his move to I-R. “They determined surgery was needed,” said Gailey. “It’s unfortunate for him and for us.”

Bills backup DT Troup out for season with back injury

Backup defensive tackle Torell Troup became the latest Buffalo Bill to land on season-ending injured reserve.

Bills place DT Troup on IR

The Buffalo Bills placed second-year defensive tackle Torell Troup on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday.

Chan on Dareus pre-game speech

Ryan Fitzpatrick made mention of the fact that Marcell Dareus helped to create a livelier and more positive vibe among the players with an impromptu pre-game speech to his teammates. Head coach Chan Gailey did not hear the speech, but heard about the rookie stepping forward and felt it was a good sign. “It doesn’t surprise me in one way because he is a strong guy in the locker...

Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills have placed DT Torell Troup (back) on injured reserve. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski leads the team in pass targets this season. Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall dropped at least five touchdown passes early in the season. Jets QB Mark Sanchez says his team is “focused” entering Sunday’s game at Washington. Here is a preview…

Dareus likes Richardson for Heisman

---While not shocking considering they were once teammates if he had a vote, Marcell Dareus would tab Alabama tailback Trent Richardson for the Heisman Trophy. “He’s embarrassing players left and right,’’ said Dareus, who has the school logo tattoed on his left hand. “That’s the whole point of the Heisman – someone who comes in and makes a real impact for the team...
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