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Recently, I agreed to do a Q&A with Joe Pinzone, who covers the Buffalo Bills and Sabres at his site, Buffalo Wins. Below you'll find his answers to my questions, and I'll update this article with a link to the responses I gave him once they go up on his site. Enjoy!
1) Statistically, C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson have been one of the best running back tandems in the NFL this year. Now that Jackson is out with a knee injury, how will the running game be affected? Can Spiller handle the workload on his own, or will the team need Tashard Choice to step up?
It's funny, albeit harsh, but fans are kind of happy that Spiller will be getting more carries now. It has been a constant ********* this season about Spiller not getting enough carries. The guy is averaging 6.6 yards a carry, yet he's only carried the ball an average of 12 times a game. He's on pace to have the best yards per carry for a running back with more than 100 carries in the last 80 yea...
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The Buffalo Bills are close to an agreement to continue their annual Toronto series beyond this season, but to make it successful they are drastically lowering the ticket price.
Per BuffaloNews.com… Read more, the average price for a ticket for Buffalo’s “home” game against the Seattle Seahawks on Dec. 16 in Toronto will be $99. That’s down from about $160 in 2008, when...
With Fred Jackson on season-ending injured reserve with a knee sprain, C.J. Spiller inherits the team's undisputed role as No. 1 running back for the final three games of the year. Critics of coach Chan Gailey's rotation system that has seen Spiller, easily Buffalo's most dangerous offensive weapon, average just 11 carries per game welcome the development. That'...
When Buffalo selected Stephon Gilmore with their first round pick this year, I was not sure about the pick. But now that I look at the growth of the young corner I am impressed. It all started a few weeks ago when Buffalo played Larry Fitzgerald, and the Arizona Cardinals. Gilmore sent a text message to his coaching staff letting them know “I want #11″.
As a fan I was kind...
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix told WGR’s The Howard Simon Show that there’s a chance they’ll move up in next year’s draft to take a quarterback if the right one is there.
“Let me say this: I think there’s a time that in the era that you’re in and the development of your team, there’s a time when you can move up a round to take a quarterback,” Nix said...
Bills GM Buddy Nix discussed some of the areas on their roster where he would like to find some impact talent. One of these positions just happens to be an outside receiver to opposite of Stevie Johnson.
“I think Stevie’s a guy that you can play him in the slot or you can play him outside. But we need a big-time outside receiver,” said Nix, via the Buffalo News. “T.J. gives...
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix said on WGR Radio in Buffalo that the "time is now" for the club to draft and develop a young quarterback of the future, even if the Bills have to trade up to get him in the draft.
"Let me say this: I think there's a time that in the era that you're in and the development of your team, there's a time when you can...
The Bills officially placed RB Fred Jackson on injured reserve Tuesday and elevated DT Jay Ross to the active roster.
Jackson sprained his MCL in Sundays loss to the Rams. He finished last season on I.R., as well, with a fractured fibula.
Jackson, who missed two games with an LCL sprain and one with a concussion, had 437 rushing yards and 217 receiving yards this season to...
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Headline: Seahawks Head Out On The Road For Neutral Site Game Against Buffalo
The Seattle Seahawks play their last game away from the uber-friendly confines of CenturyLink Field this Sunday when they take on the perennially struggling Buffalo Bills in Toronto Ontario. The Hawks will be looking to build on what was the most impressive win in franchise...
This week, Buffalo Bills players have been much more diplomatic than last year when discussing their thoughts on the team's annual "home" game in Toronto.Well, at least Bills players not named Stevie Johnson. "We know that it isn’t a home game, we know our fans want it to be played at the Ralph," Johnson said, according to the team's media site. "...
Last week: 19 (-4)
Net points per drive: -0.41 (26th)
DVOA: -6.5% (21st)
Weighted DVOA: -2.0% (17th)
Buffalo has two divisional games against comparable teams, one in Miami, who they already beat, and one at home for the Jets, who they already lost to. I say they split those 2 and the Seattle game is the wild card one. The Seahawks have fallen flat in several games against...
This weeks Water Cooler features QCS writers Mike Bundt, Ryan Talbot, Brandon Hess, and Ryan Talbot
Mike Bundt: What’s up everybody! Let’s get into business right away.
The Bills lost in disappointing fashion Sunday, falling to the Rams 15-12. Watching the game, it was clear to me that Buffalo was the more talented team but ended up blowing it in the end. How disappointed should...
Week 15 takes the NFL north of the border as the Seattle Seahawks and the Buffalo Bills meet in the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Seattle comes into Sunday with a record of 8 and 5 and currently holds the fifth seed in the NFC playoff picture. Buffalo, on the other hand, sits at 5 and 8 and can play spoiler with a win on Sunday.
For Buffalo to have a chance, they will have...
With Fred Jackson done for the season, Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey acknowledges that C.J. Spiller will get the bulk of the carries from here on out.
“We’re going to get the opportunity here in the next few weeks for him to get it a lot and we won’t have what I term two great backs,” said Gailey, per BuffaloBills.com. “I think Tashard (Choice) is a very good back...
For Fred Jackson the 2012 season ends much the way the 2011 one did. On Tuesday the Bills placed the running back on injured reserve. This ends the season of Jackson. On Dec. 9, Jackson suffered a lower leg injury in a loss to St. Louis. Jackson will turn 32 before the start of next season and has seen drastic drops in his yards per carry and yards per reception. Should they keep...
The Buffalo Bills have placed running back Fred Jackson on injured reserve, so now his season is officially over.
Bills officially placed RB Fred Jackson on IR.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 11, 2012
This is the second straight season that Jackson has ended up on IR.
Hopefully Jackson can bounce back next season, since he did just sign an extension with the Bills before...