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Buffalo Bills: Five Reasons why “Ground n’ Pound” Gameplan is a Bluff

Bills fans are growing nervous after listening to the overwhelming “run first and run often” rhetoric given by Head Coach Rex Ryan. With the addition of LeSean McCoy to a crowded background that consists of Fred Jackson, Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown and rookie Karlos Williams, it is easy to become brain-washed by the ground and pound mentality that Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills giving all four quarterbacks on roster chance to start

Who is the favorite to be the starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills? Currently the Bills have four quarterbacks on their roster in EJ Manuel, Matt Cassel, Jeff Tuel and Tyrod Taylor. “The way they’re structuring practices everyone is getting a run with the ones,” said general manager Doug Whaley via the teams official website. “So it’s a fair shake. In this system...
Via Tireball.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Bills New FB Jerome Felton

View image | gettyimages.com The Bills acquired Jerome Felton in one of their quieter moves of the offseason.  While it was quiet, it may be one of the most impactful signings they made. The successful of Greg Roman’s offensive scheme hinges (in part) on successful fullback play.  He needs his fullback to be able to pave the way for his new runningback LeSean McCoy, as he...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills’ Marcell Dareus suspended for 2015 opener

This probably wasn’t the way Rex Ryan envisioned first game as head coach of the Buffalo BIlls. Marcell Dareus was suspended for the season opener against the Indianapolis Colts due to a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Dareus, who led all defensive tackles last year with 10 sacks and was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl, issued a statement. “Last year...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bills Still Hoping To Sign DT Marcell Dareus To An Extension

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that even after the news that Bills DT Marcell Dareus will be suspended for the first game of the season, Buffalo is still hoping to sign him to a contract extension before the start of training camp. Dareus’ suspension is for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy and will ultimately cost him ... The post Bills Still Hoping To Sign DT...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bills' Dareus suspended for first game of season

The NFL has been punished Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for the season opener for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Dareus, arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia last year, can still participate offseason activites and in the preseason. “Last year, I made a mistake involving possession...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly: There is no doubt Tom Brady cheated

Leave it to a Hall of Fame quarterback to put Tom Brady’s role in Deflategate into proper perspective. Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly joined “We Need to Talk” on CBS Sports and said there was “no doubt” Brady cheated. “Oh, there’s no doubt,” Kelly said. “There’s no way that an equipment manager in the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills training camp battles

It’s that dull time for the NFL right now.  Rookies are signing contracts and some late free agent signings are happening, but there’s no real action happening right now in the league.  This is the calm before the storm that is training camp.  Training camp isn’t necessarily important to every player.  Superstars know their jobs are secured, and it’s really just going...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Bills defensive tackle Dareus for one game

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Bills star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will not play in Buffalo's season opener after being suspended without pay by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The NFL announced the one-game suspension on Thursday, meaning the two-time Pro Bowl selection will miss the Bills home game against Indianapolis on Sept. 13. The punishment stems...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Bills Marcell Dareus for violating substance abuse policy

The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for the first game of the 2015 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Dareus, 25, is considered one of the top defensive linemen in the league. He recorded 49 tackles and 10 sacks during an All-Pro 2014 campaign. The former top-five pick also earned Pro Bowl honors in 2013. Responding to his...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan is amped to have a Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer on his coaching staff

The Bills may have one of the better receiving corps in the NFL, but none of them — even Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin — can hold a candle to their new assistant coach, Andre Reed. According to Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News, the Hall of Fame wideout will be serving as a coaching intern through training camp as a part of the Bill Walsh coaching internship program, and head...
Via cover32 - Bills
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Falcons, Jets, & Steelers

Bills Bills RBs coach Anthony Lynn mentioned that he would like to reduce RB Fred Jackson‘s workload next year and possibly cut his snap count in half. “I think he wore down a little bit at the end of the season,” Lynn said, via Buffalo News. “If we could take half of that off his plate, I think you’re going ... The post NFL Notes: Bills, Falcons, Jets, & Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Jerry Hughes kicked out of practice because he’s too good

How do you know your a really great NFL player? Well, when the coach has to pull you off the practice field because nobody can block you, that’s a pretty good start. And, apparently, that’s exactly what happened to Jerry Hughes. “It’s rare that you have to pull a guy from practice because he’s ruining your practice, but I had to pull him,” said Ryan, via the team’s...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills pass-rusher Jerry Hughes 'ruins' Rex Ryan's practice

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan was so happy with pass-rusher Jerry Hughes during practice recently that he took him off the field. Wait, what? Players usually are jettisoned from the practice field because they are injured, because they fail to follow instructions or because they are getting schooled. So why is Ryan yanking Hughes off the field? Apparently, nobody can block...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills OC denies rumors E.J. Manuel could be cut after camp

With the Buffalo Bills gearing up for a three-headed quarterback competition this summer, the status of former first-round pick EJ Manuel seems to be up in the air. Reports earlier this week indicated that Manuel’s job and longevity in Buffalo could be in jeopardy if he fails to light it up during training camp. Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman is now denying that there...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Bills Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Buffalo Bills OC Greg Roman says EJ Manuel’s job is still safe

Yesterday, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW in Buffalo reported that EJ Manuel was in danger of not making the final 53-man roster. Today, the Bills refuted that notion — strongly. “Speculation’s the key word there,” offensive coordinator Greg Roman said, via The Buffalo News. ”I don’t remember ever saying that and that’s the furthest thing from the truth. I mean, he’s busting...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Spikes returns to Patriots on one-year deal

The New England Patriots brought back an old friend Monday morning. Linebacker Brandon Spikes signed a one-year contract to return to the Patriots, ESPN’s Field Yates and Adam Schefter reported. Spikes was selected by the Patriots in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft and spent four seasons in New England before playing for the Buffalo Bills in 2014. Spikes won’t count...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Buffalo Bills position groups

The Buffalo Bills  have a stacked roster complete with depth at many positions. Analyzing each position group, reveals Buffalo has many options and much to consider before solidifying the 53-man roster. With some positions stronger than others, it will be difficult to secure a spot. Breaking the roster down by the players at each position, pinpoints the defensive line, cornerback...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the 2015 Season be Leodis McKelvin's Last as a Buffalo Bill?

With the Buffalo Bills selection of cornerback Ronald Darby in the second round of this year’s NFL Draft, the secondary has become crowded.Along with Darby, the Bills now have cornerbacks Leodis McKelvin, Stephan Gilmore, and Corey Graham who all have aspirations of starting this season. While these three veterans are the favorites as Darby continues to develop, one of these guys...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

How Should the Bills Attempt to Utilize Percy Harvin?

With all of the Buffalo Bills offseason moves it is easy for fans to forget about certain players or events. Now that the draft has passed it is a good time to look back at what may be a forgotten move. Percy Harvin is a Bill.Harvin possesses one of the most unique skillsets in the entire league, Greg Roman and the Bills coaching staff must be anxious to get Harvin on the field and...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at the Buffalo Bills 2015 Special Teams Unit

The Buffalo Bills had one of the better special teams units in the NFL last year. Kicker Dan Carpenter was one of the most consistent players on the team. The Bills were one of three teams in the NFL (Philadelphia, Kansas City) to have a punt return and kick return for a touchdown.That’s quite a feat now that the NFL has implemented rules making such return touchdowns rare. However...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquise Goodwin focusing on receiving role for Buffalo Bills

Marquise Goodwin wants to make his mark as a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills. Goodwin told buffalonews.com that he is focusing on making a name for himself as a receiver with the new coaching staff. Goodwin fell out of favor with the old regime under Doug Marrone due to injuries and lack of trust from the old staff. The 5’9” 179 lb. former third-round pick is excited about...
Via EndZoneScore
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: How NOT to handle being traded in the NFL

After hearing running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver DeSean Jackson claim why they were let go from the Philadelphia Eagles only confirms that head coach Chip Kelly made the right choice.  “The relationship was never really great,” McCoy said. “I feel like I always respected him as a coach. I think that’s the way he runs his team. He wants the full control. You see...
Via Football By Football
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan won’t ‘muzzle’ players in wake of LeSean McCoy controversy

In the wake of some very controversial comments made by Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy, head coach Rex Ryan stressed that it is never his intent to put ” a muzzle” on his players, no matter what they have to say. Ryan wouldn’t comment specifically on what McCoy had to say, instead deferring any...Read More The post Rex Ryan won’t ‘muzzle’ players in wake of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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