Found August 24, 2013 on
PLAYERS: C.J. Spiller
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
A Gainesville, Fla., mass shooting left three dead and two injured Saturday morning. Union County Sheriff Jerry Whitehead told WCJB-TV in Gainesville that Hubert Allen Jr., Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller‘s step-grandfather, shot David Griffis at Pritchett Trucking, Allen’s former place of work. Griffis is in critical condition, according to the TV station’s website. Allen then went to company owner Marvin Pritchett‘s farm and shot and killed Pritchett and farmhand Rolando Gonzalez. Allen also shot Lewis Mabrey, Jr., who is in critical condition. Allen then went to his house, where he shot and killed himself. Filed under: Buffalo Bills, Headlines, NESN Staff, NFL

Doug Marrone still looking for QB E.J. Manuel to start season: 'That’s what i'm hoping for'

Buffalo Bill coach Doug Marrone is still holding out hope rookie first round pick quarterback E.J. Manuel will start the regular season for the team. The team lost quarterback QB Kevin Kolb to a concussion on Saturday and Marrone expressed his concern over the health of his quarterbacks by saying things were not "fine and dandy" at the position.

Kevin Kolb has concussion symptons, Bills will work out Matt Leinart

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Bills’ Kevin Kolb leaves Saturday’s game with concussion-like symptoms

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Report: Bills release Leinart

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Kolb's stock dwindling thanks to another injury

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Buffalo Bills Sign Matt Leinart, Trade for Thaddeus Lewis to Add Depth to Quarterback Position

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Redskins 30, Bills 7

Kevin Kolb left the game with concussion-like symptoms, leaving the Buffalo Bills with an undrafted rookie as their only healthy quarterback. That's right. There's a team even more quarterback-depleted this preseason than the Washington Redskins, who are making do without Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins. The Redskins beat the Bills 30-7 Saturday, but nearly all of the...

Report: Kevin Kolb’s career could be over after another concussion

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Report: Bills Will Bring In QBs Matt Leinart & John Beck For Workouts

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Report: Matt Leinart, John Beck Will Work Out for Buffalo Bills This Week

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Kevin Kolb Concussion Could be Career Ending

We knew the Bills had to be concerned about Kevin Kob’s injury when they signed Matt Leinart but Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports this latest concussion could be career threatening: With this latest news, it may be time for Kolb to hang em up. He has had a few concussions in the past and he has made good money. It may be time to go be a family man.

Source: Bills will sign QB Leinart

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2013 preview Buffalo Bills

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