Found October 10, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson missed practice Thursday as he is still back in his home state of California after a death in the family. Coach Doug Marrone said it's going to be a "tough call" as to whether Johnson will be available to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. Complicating matters for Johnson and the Bills is a lower-back injury suffered in Week Five against the Cleveland Browns. "I'll get ready to call him here in a little bit. You know see how he's doing" Marrone said. "Obviously he's working on getting treatment out there. I really don't know until he comes back and we're able to talk with him and see how he feels. It's quite a long travel for him to Oakland and back so I really don't know." Since becoming a starter in 2010 Johnson has played in 53 straight games. He is not expected to return to the team in time for Friday's practice because of the distance he has to travel. "We&#...

Doug Marrone explains how QB Thad Lewis was named Bills’ starter

Buffalo Bills Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone gave a long explanation on Monday for how practice squad quarterback Thad Lewis became the team’s starter for their game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. From the Bills official website: “At that point it was a process of trying and going out and getting the best veteran possible that had the ability to play and win, that...

Can the Bengals beat the Bills in Buffalo? They have only done it once in the past 40 years

The Cincinnati Bengals have basically been the Buffalo Bills girl in their series.  In the past 40 years, the Bengals have only beaten the Bills one time.  That was in 1985 when former Buffalo Bill Larry Kinnebrew ran for 128 yards and lead the Bengals to a 23-17 win.  That is pretty wild, but this […]

NFL Week 6 Preview: Buffalo Bills vs Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals visit the Buffalo Bills in Week 6 to kick off a stretch in which they play four of their next five games on the road. They are coming off a charged, defensive victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. The Bills meanwhile begin the toughest stretch of their schedule with Thad Lewis at quarterback thanks to an LCL injury that will sideline rookie starter...

Bills GM Whaley not actively shopping S Byrd

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley told The Associated Press he foresees the possibility of the team re-signing Jairus Byrd next year, and refuted speculation that he is actively shopping the two-time Pro Bowl safety. Whaley however wouldn't entirely rule out the possibility of trading Byrd before the NFL deadline on Oct. 29. Though he's not making calls seeking...

Bills owner will purchase the remaining tickets to ensure the game is not blacked out

Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson Jr. wants the city of Buffalo to know that he loves you.  Today he has opened up his pocket book to ensure that the Bills fans can watch their game this weekend against the Bengals. “Mr. Wilson has generously guaranteed the purchase of the remaining tickets for this weekend’s game,” Bills President and […]

Whaley not actively shopping Byrd

Bills general manager Doug Whaley is more eager to see Jairus Byrd make his season debut this weekend, than to try to project the two-time Pro Bowl safety's future in Buffalo. Whaley told The Associated Press on Thursday that while he is not actively shopping Byrd, the Bills would listen to offers if another team called. "Our focus right now is Jairus getting on the field...

Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley says he would still entertain offers for Jairus Byrd

While yesterday their were reports saying that the Bills are not looking to shop pro-bowl safety Jairus Byrd, now there are conflicting reports. In an interview yesterday, Doug Whaley said he will entertain calls for Byrd. He said his main goal is to get Byrd on the field. “Our focus right now is Jairus getting […]

Week 6 preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals

A healthy Jairus Byrd is a sight for sore eyes, making his season debut this week. After 10 days rest, the Buffalo Bills (2-3) hope to bounce back in Week 6 after losing in Cleveland last Thursday night. The Bills will be welcoming the Cincinnati Bengals (3-2) to the friendly confines of Ralph Wilson Stadium, with kickoff scheduled at 1 p.m. What should we look for? I’m glad you...

Buffalo Bills: 2013 Week 6 NFL Power Rankings (#27)

Last week: 27 (+0) Record: 2-3 The Bills would be higher if I trusted Thad Lewis/Jeff Tuel at all going forward. The Bills have the worst quarterback situation in the NFL for the next 6-8 weeks as their choices are an undrafted rookie in Jeff Tuel (who went 8 of 20 for 80 yards and a pick six against Cleveland), a practice squad quarterback in Thad Lewis, or someone they sign off...

Bills backs fully prepared for eight-man fronts

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe Buffalo Bills' run game has seen its fair share of stacked boxes so far this season as teams have tried to force E.J. Manuel to beat them with his arm. With Manuel out and Thad Lewis in, that trend is sure to continue, if not increase, in their matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals.Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller's thoughts on the continued pressure? Bring...

Gilmore expected to play one-handed Sunday

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills are expected to get back their top cover man Sunday when they host the Cincinnati Bengals, but it will come at a price.The price of a hand.According to Chris Brown of, cornerback Stephon Gilmore's left hand, which has kept the second-year defensive back off the field for the first five games of the regular season, will be heavily...

It's make or break time for Rich Ellerson

Lou Saban was once captured by NFL Films telling his Buffalo Bills in the locker room,“You can get it done. You can get it done. What’s more you GOTTA get it done.”

Beyond the stats: Weinke to EJ (Volume III)

This might be the last EJ Manuel comparison for quite some time due to his untimely injury against the Browns. Hopefully he returns soon (but not so soon that he rushes his recovery) and maybe the Bills can win some games in the meantime. I’m not ashamed to admit that I almost cried when Manuel clutched his knee last Thursday on the sideline. My wife locked herself in our bedroom...
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