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Marcell Dareus addresses suspension and contract talks

Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is an important part to the Bills' success on defense. The interior defensive lineman is one of the key members of the team's defensive line which is regarded as one of the best defensive lines in the league.    Last week, it was reported that Dareus would be missing the Bills' season opener against the Indianpolis Colts as a result of a suspension...
Via Fox Sports
54 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Marquise Goodwin absent from OTAs because of flooding in Texas

The Buffalo Bills started OTAs this week, however, they did so without speedster Marquise Goodwin. The speedy wide receiver and return man is a native of Texas and also went to the University of Texas.   Goodwin has not been able to get up to OTAs as a result of the flooding in the state from the storms that have passed through Texas. Therefore, his travel arrangements have been...
Via Fox Sports
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Bills giving all their quarterbacks equal reps in OTAs

The Buffalo Bills began OTAs this week and thus unofficially starting the process of finding their starting quarterback for the 2015 season. The Bills come into camp with former first round pick EJ Manuel looking to rebound from a sophomore season that saw him benched in favor of veteran Kyle Orton during the season.    After Orton retired, the Bills were left with Manuel and backup...
Via Fox Sports
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Bills Have Had “Preliminary Talks” With Marcell Dareus Regarding Contract Extension

Bills GM Doug Whaley tells John Wawrow of the Associated Press that they have had “preliminary talks” with DT Marcell Dareus regarding a contract extension. Whaley referred to Dareus as the team’s “top priority” this summer and intends to meet with Bills chief negotiator Jim Overdorf Wednesday in an attempt to speed up contract negotiations. Dareus told reporters .....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Buffalo Bills Quarterback Situation

Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee talks to quarterbacks Jeff Tuel (7), Tyrod Taylor (5), Matt Cassel (16) and EJ Manuel (3) during an NFL football organized team activity in Orchard Park, N.Y., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) With new head coach Rex Ryan, new offensive weapons like LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin, and a stifling defensive unit who led the...
Via The Sports Journal
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy out of Bills OTAs with injury

  View image | gettyimages.com Some minor news out of Buffalo: New Buffalo Bills running back Le Sean McCoy has been shut down with a minor neck injury, CBS Sports reports: McCoy sat out team drills, partially because Bills coach Rex Ryan did not want to take any chances during this early stage of the season. "We don't need him out there," Ryan said. McCoy is expected back soon.
Via Eagledelphia
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marcell Dareus was very noncommittal about his future with the Buffalo Bills

Earlier today at the Bills OTAs, Marcel Dareus was asked about his future in Buffalo, and he wasn’t ready to commit to anything. Bills DL Marcel Dareus asked if he wants to stay in Buffalo: "We'll just wait and see what the Bills do." — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 27, 2015 AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame Top 10 in 2015...
Via cover32
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Tyrod Taylor will be the starting quarterback of the Buffalo Bills

We all have to be getting a little fed up with all of the preseason hype that is still out shadowed by a “problem” at the quarterback position. With all the amount of work that Whaley, Rex and the gang have already put into this roster, it will not take a world beater at the position to win a lot of football games this fall. That being said, the QB spot is still the most highly...
Via cover32
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will EJ Manuel Show Improvement During the Buffalo Bills’ OTAs?

ORCHARD PARK, NY – DECEMBER 14: EJ Manuel #3 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) The Buffalo Bills have been making a lot of bold moves during the offseason. They have added multiple weapons such as LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin...
Via The Sports Journal
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills defensive starting lineup for week one

With a new head coach in Rex Ryan, the Buffalo Bills are taking aim at ending the NFL’s longest active playoff drought in 2015. The defense is expected to be a big part of that, especially without a clear-cut starting quarterback headed into training camp at St John Fisher. Unfortunately for the Bills, they will be without star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus in the season opener...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Winners and losers on Rex Ryan’s Buffalo Bills

Whenever there is a coaching change there is upheaval — no doubt about it. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Power Rankings: The league’s defenses sorted from 1-32 Some are going to view Rex as the second coming and some are going to see Rex as the end of the line. As the Buffalo Bills enter OTAs, who wins and who loses in Rex...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills 2015 schedule breakdown: Heading into the bye week

Things are looking up in Buffalo, as early predictions indicate the Bills are in a good position to make a run for the playoffs. Starting the season off strong will fuel Buffalo’s progress throughout the 2015 campaign. But with three quarters of the season to go, Buffalo will have to stay healthy and focused. Leading up to the bye in Week 8, Buffalo will face Tennessee, Cincinnati...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills using Tyrod Taylor as smoke screen

The Buffalo Bills are giving Tyrod Taylor more reps but this is just a smoke screen, Taylor will have to battle E.J Manuel to be the quarterback of the future for the Buffalo Bills. According to general manager Doug Whaley who spoke with the Bills’ website “The way they’re structuring practices everyone is getting a run with the ones,” Whaley said. “So it’s a fair...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills 2015 schedule breakdown: The first four

As the Bills prepare for a successful 2015 NFL season, it’s time to analyze Buffalo’s schedule strength. With Organized Team Activities underway and training camp in the near future, Buffalo is looking to solidify a promising starting lineup. Fierce competition will come for the Bills, as the team attempts to lead the division. Buffalo will have to execute on offense and play...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Jaguars, Redskins & Titans

Bills The Bills will move Mario Williams back to outside linebacker in Rex Ryan’s new 3-4 defensive scheme. “We all understand that part of the game,” Williams said, via the Buffalo News. “Things change, personnel change, obviously coaches change. We pretty much just take from what we learned from” Schwartz “and kind of keep it going. I mean, ... The post NFL Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days 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
4 days 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
5 days 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
5 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
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: EJ Manuel could be cut before end of training camp

After being selected by the Buffalo Bills with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, quarterback EJ Manuel may be cut before the season begins. This report comes from Joe Buscaglia of WKBW 7 in Buffalo, who has tracked Manuel since his arrival. Buscaglia surmises that if Manuel doesn’t show drastic improvement by the end of the summer, then he will likely have played...
Via Sportsnaut
9 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
9 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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