Found September 18, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills had a lot to be excited about following their last-second victory over the Carolina Panthers last Sunday. But every second thinking about that game is another second lost thinking about the next game.Buffalo is slated for a somewhat high-stakes divisional bout with the New York Jets Sunday, and running back C.J. Spiller is trying to keep the youngsters on the team focused on the task at hand.“We just need to keep them on an even keel,” Spiller said, via ”If you get excited… you should be happy about the win, but we can’t get complacent and dwell on this win for the whole week. We’ve got to move on and get ready for the Jets."This is a division game and we’re already 0-1, so this is a two-for as we used to call it. So we have to make them understand that it’s good to get that win, but the focus has to shift over.”Spiller is the Bills' best player, and it's good to see he's accepting more of a leadership role in his...

EJ Manuel: ‘I started crying’ after Bills’ comeback win

Trailing 23-17 with 1:38 remaining, rookie quarterback EJ Manuel drove the Buffalo Bills 78 yards down the field, and then hit Stevie Johnson for a two-yard touchdown pass with two seconds remaining to tie the game 23-23.  An extra point from Dan Carpenter sealed the victory over the Carolina Panthers.

Baby Bills Breakout in Week 2

NFL Week 2 Impact Rookies E.J. Manuel QB After a two yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Stevie Johnson with just a couple of seconds left in regulation, Manuel had locked up the first victory of his NFL career. The Bills trailed Carolina 23-17 heading into the 80-yard, game-winning 

Protecting EJ’s Blindside: Cordy Glenn

It’s time to shine the spotlight on the Bills o-line! Whether you like it or not, any team’s offense can only go as far as their offensive linemen will let them. It starts and ends with the men up front. This year’s NFL Draft showed that when offensive tackles were taken with three of the first four selections and offensive linemen as a whole with six of the first 11. Within...

Western New York High School Football Player dies from helmet to helmet hit

A Chautauqua County, New York high school football player died today after being in critical condition Monday morning, after a serious helmet-to-helmet collision during a game on Friday night. 16-year-old Damon Janes was a running back for the Westfield-Brocton football team. The junior sustained a serious injury at Friday night’s away game against Portville. Janes […]

NFL Week 2 breakdown: Buffalo Bills vs Carolina Panthers

The Buffalo Bills escaped Ralph Wilson Stadium with a thrilling 24-23 over the Carolina Panthers and now sit tied for second place in the AFC East at 1-1. The Carolina Panthers meanwhile drop to 0-2 in the NFC South. With less than two minutes left and the ball in Buffalo territory, the Panthers might have thought they had this game in the bag. But a decision to kick a field goal...

DL Mario Williams named AFC defensive player of the week

According to Josh Alper of, Buffalo Bills DL Mario Williams has been named the AFC player of the week. Williams exploded for career best 4.5 sacks and the most by a Bills player in the history of the franchise in a victory.

Wood: Willful drop 'shows type of dude Fred is'

BY NICK ST. DENISE.J. Manuel completed a handful of critical passes in the Buffalo Bills' last-minute game-winning drive Sunday.But a certain incomplete pass may have been the most critical of all.Manuel connected with Stevie Johnson, C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson on his first three attempts of the final drive -- two of which moved the chains -- and he went to Jackson again on...

Bills DE Mario Williams Named ‘AFC Defensive Player of the Week’ After his 4.5 sacks vs. the Carolina Panthers, Mario Williams was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Williams, who was signed by the Bills before the 2012 season, under-performed last season only gaining 46 total tackles, 10.5 sacks and 2 forced fumbles. He had a season high 3 sacks against Andrew Luck and the Colts. Many Bills fans feel Williams was grossly...

Bills quarterback EJ Manuel has incredible (fake?) footwork (VIDEO)

Ken Mastrole had a preseason cup of coffee in the NFL before playing quarterback in NFL Europe and the Arena Football League.  Now he runs a passing camp in which he teaches quarterbacks like Bills rookie EJ Manuel to have incredible, almost unbelievable, footwork. Is this real? It can’t be.  Can it?  Nah.

Interrogating the Enemy: Pre-Matchup Q&A w/ Buffalo Bills Blogger

As the Jets get ready to host EJ Manuel and the Bills, we get the "enemy's" thoughts on all things NYJ/BUF. Joe Pinzone of answers our questions prior to Sunday.  What was your initial reaction when the Bills drafted EJ Manuel? Now that he has played, what are your thoughts on him— is he that 'franchise' guy and what hasn't he shown...

Trying to let the past go as a Bills fan

"Oh, no. No. Come on, you're not... no, no. No! No." -Doug Marrone on whether EJ Manuel has arrived- Welcome to Buffalo, Doug. Yes, I know what Doug Marrone met when he said this. Hey, it is only one game and you can't say a QB has arrived after just 2 professional starts. Everyone knows that (Unless you are running the WGR web poll today). Yet, maybe some...

Super Mario Sets Bills Record With 4.5 Sacks It was a sight to see yesterday in Orchard Park, New York. “Super” Mario Williams broke a franchise and person record yesterday against the Carolina Panthers, when no one could stop him getting to Cam Newton. Williams had 4.5 sacks on the Panther QB. No Bills player has had four sacks in a game since Bruce Smith shredded the offensive line of the Houston Oilers back...

Bills' Manuel, Jets' Smith ready for showdown

EJ Manuel and Geno Smith were two guys with big arms and even bigger dreams when they first met at a football camp in South Florida a few years ago. They kept in touch with occasional text messages through high school and then college, where Manuel starred at Florida State and Smith at West Virginia. By the time the draft rolled around in April, both quarterbacks were considered...

BC-FBN--NFL Features Digest, FBN

NFL stories for the weekend of Sept. 22-23: PLAYER OF THE WEEK FBN--BILLS-SUPER MARIO ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Mario Williams arrived at training camp vowing to play up to his ''Superman'' reputation and high-priced contract after an inconsistent first season in Buffalo. Two games in, the Bills' $100-million defensive end is starting to deliver, while putting aside...

Guest post: Here's lookin' at you kid

(This is a guest post from someone who wrote into the site and asked for it to be posted. If you ever are into writing a something that people can read, hit us up on Twitter.) I wrote two weeks ago how these Buffalo Bills had the chance to grab this town by the hand and run with it. With a good showing vs New England we wouldn't be saying "Same old Bills". Well...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.