Found April 18, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Steve Johnson
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
No one wanted the city of Boston, the people involved, or anyone to experience the horrifying act of terror during the Boston Marathon. Unfortunately, Stevie Johnson’s choice of words came at the wrong time. What started as a joke has been scrutinized, while many crucify Steve Johnson of the Buffalo Bills after the Boston bombing. A few weeks ago, Stevie Tweeted “War is nothing to be played with. I apologize North Korea…but if ya’ll do bomb 1st…Bomb Foxboro, Mass Sincerely #BillsMafia” For Bills faithful, most found it humorous... Read more

Bills players like what they see so far from Doug Marrone

With minicamp underway in Buffalo, players are already noticing the big difference between former head coach Chan Gailey and new coach Doug Marrone... and they're liking what they see. Marrone and staff are looking to make practices more interesting and getting players excited during drills. “There’s a huge difference,” running back Fred Jackson said, via Tim Graham of...

Seventeen takeaways from Bills' 2013 schedule

1. The Bills will start and end the season against the division-winning New England Patriots, opening up at the Ralph. Trial by fire for new coach Doug Marrone, it seems. 2. Buffalo's bye week doesn't come until Week 12, in between two home games. 3. Speaking of home games, the Bills start the season at Ralph Wilson for four out of the first six games. Talk about a chance...

Buffalo Bills expecting contractual problems with S Jairus Byrd

Free Safety Jairus Byrd is arguably the best defender on the Buffalo Bills. On his way to becoming a free agent, the Bills gave Byrd the franchise tag for a value of $6.916 million.That is not enough for Byrd.According to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News, the Bills are not expecting Byrd for sometime, after he was the only player to not show up for the voluntary workouts on Monday...

Buffalo Bills Sign Frank Summers, Kourtnei Brown, Three Others

NFL News: The Buffalo Bills were very active Thursday afternoon, signing five players to offer sheets. Running back Frank Summers, line backer Kourtnei Brown, punter Brian Stahovich, kicker Chris Koepplin and defensive end Jamie Blatnick. Only Summers has played a down in the NFL and none are guaranteed a roster spot. All will be competing for a chance to wear the Bills uniform this...

Bills’ GM believes there’s a quarterback worthy of being taken with the 8th pick

Buffalo Bills’ general manager Buddy Nix told the media during his pre-draft press conference that he believes there’s a quarterback worthy of being taken with the 8th overall pick.“You know, I think there is,” Nix said, per the Buffalo News. “And also I’ve said from Day One this quarterback class is better than everybody thinks it is. It’s better than the publicity...

Buffalo Bills 2013 Schedule Released

The release of the NFL schedule is one of the best days for NFL fans. It begins the planning stages for road trips and allows fans to see how many primetime games their team has. The Buffalo Bills 2013 schedule has been released, and unsurprisingly, the Bills find themselves with just one, the mandatory one per team, primetime game. The game will be week 5 in Cleveland against...

Stevie Johnson: T.J. Graham is a man on a mission

A lot of criticism came down on rookie wide receiver T.J. Graham's output last season. According to the team's No. 1 receiver, Graham is ready change those opinions.Graham, despite his consistency issues, managed to hauled in 31 catches for 322 yards and a touchdown last season.Stevie Johnson spoke with the media Wednesday about the current state of the team's young wide...

Stevie Johnson Calls Boston Marathon Bombings ‘Ironic’

If there was one person that stood in disbelief when those two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, it had to have been Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson. Johnson if you remember, jokingly tweeted that if North Korea were to bomb us, it wanted them to bomb Foxboro, Mass.  The first thing our boss here at BlackSportsOnline said in response to that Johnson...

QBs have Bills' full attention in pre-draft preparation

If one thing is certain in the Buffalo Bills' 2013 draft campaign, it's that a quarterback is in their crosshairs.Teams were recently allowed 30 official pre-draft visits, and 30 prospect visits were reported by the Bills. Nine of them were quarterbacks.“I’ve said from Day One, this quarterback class is better than everybody thinks it is," Bills general manager Buddy...

My Bills 2013 schedule piece is better than yours

1 Sunday, September 8  at    1:00   3 Facts: Last time the Bills opened at home against the Patriots was in 2003. In the Bills history, no debuting coach has won their season opening game. NONE! Last year was the first time since 2002 that the Bills lost by more points during...

E.J. Manuel 'feels really good' about Bills, Jets

E.J. Manuel has yet to be assigned to an NFL division. But there's one in particular that he's pretty comfortable with.During an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday, the former Florida State quarterback and 2013 NFL Draft prospect named three teams he thought were most interested in him.“I feel really good about the Philadelphia Eagles, I feel really good about...

Morning Kickoff: Thursday's links and leftovers

BY NICK ST. DENISHere's this morning's crop of light reading:Kevin Kolb is excited about C.J. Spiller's explosiveness.Tim Tebow is sort of on the outside looking in at the Jets' quarterback competition.Stevie Johnson missed some of voluntary workouts due to a back strain.John Idzik has recently talked to Darrelle Revis.Nigel Bradham is poised for a bigger role in...
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