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Buffalo Bills sign Kyle Orton

The Buffalo Bills have a new backup quarterback. According to ESPN’s James Walker, the Bills have agreed to terms on a contract with veteran quarterback Kyle Orton. The #Bills have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran QB Kyle Orton, according to a source. Orton will backup EJ Manuel. — James Walker (@JamesWalkerNFL) August 30, 2014 Orton, 31 has proven to be a viable back...
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller primed for a bounceback season among our fantasy football draft targets

As the offseason progresses toward the start of Week 1 and fantasy football season has moved from its mock draft period to the real thing, my rosters are shaping up in a certain way. On that note, while I advocate for avoiding heavy investment in any player across your different leagues there are a few players who have consistently found their way onto my real and mock rosters so...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills place Kiko Alonso on Reserve/NFI list

The Buffalo Bills announced Tuesday that they have placed linebacker Kiko Alonso, who had reconstructive knee surgery in July, on the Reserve/Non-football injury list. Alonso tore his ACL during an offseason workout on July 1st and had successful surgery a couple of weeks later.  The designation means he no longer counts toward the team’s roster, but could still be activated...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Released Quarterback Thad Lewis, Searching For Backup

Buffalo Released Quarterback Thad Lewis: The Buffalo Bills are in search of a backup QB after releasing Thad Lewis. Lewis started five games for the Bills in 2013 and was a lock to be the backup behind E.J. Manuel but a rough preseason caused the Bills to act. Buffalo signed Jordan Palmer yesterday to compete with Jeff Tuel for the job. FFLockerRoom Sports: This move has no fantasy...
Via FF Locker Room
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A goal for Bills starters against Bucs: score a TD

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Bills running back C.J. Spiller attempted to inject some levity into EJ Manuel's post-practice news conference by asking the quarterback a question. A smiling Spiller wondered earlier this week what the offense's focus would be for Saturday's exhibition game when the Bills (1-2) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-2). Manuel didn't miss a beat...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel moves up in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Bills
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Bills RB C.J. Spiller’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Bills
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills GM Whaley: ‘No contact received from teams for C.J. Spiller’

Hesham Fathi http://sports-kings.com/nysportskings/bills-gm-whaley-contact-received-teams-c-j-spiller/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
Via Sports-Kings
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills have no immediate plans to trade C.J. Spiller

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Thursday’s SportsCenter that the Buffalo Bills “have no immediate plans right now” to trade running back C.J. Spiller. Schefter believes teams have approached Buffalo about Spiller’s availability, but the plan for now is to let Spiller finish his rookie contract with the Bills. Still, there’s been enough smoke here to make us think a...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

GM Doug Whaley: Bills 'not been contacted' about C.J. Spiller trade

Rumors about a possible C.J. Spiller are percolating thanks to the Bills signing Fred Jackson to an extension, trading for Bryce Brown and signing Anthony Dixon in free agency. But GM Doug Whaley said those rumors were just that: rumors. "We have not been contacted by any team about C.J. Spiller. These rumors are news to me," Whaley said. "It's exciting I guess...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills GM Whaley: ‘No contact received from teams for C.J. Spiller’

Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE Rumors have started to circulate that the Buffalo Bills are interested in trading running back C.J. Spiller. According to Bills general manager Doug Whaley, no teams have been in contact about a trade for the 27-year old Spiller.  He also says that the rumors were news to him. “Definitively, we have not been contacted by any team about C.J. Spiller,”...
Via New York Sports-Kings
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Whaley: No teams have contacted Bills about Spiller

BY NICK ST. DENISTailback C.J. Spiller is entering a contract year. Fred Jackson, who just signed an extension with the Buffalo Bills, isn't. Neither is Anthony Dixon, who signed with the team this offseason, or Bryce Brown, who the Bills recently traded for.So speculation has been abound of late that Buffalo is shopping the veteran speedster Spiller. Bills general manager Doug...
Via AFC East Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Haven’t Received Any Calls Regarding RB C.J. Spiller

  Bills GM Doug Whaley told reporters on Wednesday that they have not been contacted by any team regarding RB C.J. Spiller‘s availability, per Mike Rodak. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports wrote a few weeks ago that he expects the Bills to field calls for one of their running backs as injuries start piling up around the NFL. La Canfora specifically mentioned that Spiller “could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No team has contacted Buffalo Bills for CJ Spiller trade

Doug Whaley says that there have been no calls from teams looking to trade for running back CJ Spiller (Bill Wippert/ AP Photo) According to ESPN reporter Mike Rodak, the Buffalo Bills have not fielded a single call from another team looking to trade for running back CJ Spiller.  There have been rumors lately that Spiller is on the trading block, but general manager Doug Whaley...
Via Down and Distance
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Fantasy Football Outlook

The Buffalo Bills were the 2nd best rushing team in the NFL in 2013, averaging 144 yards per game.  But the loss of rookie QB E.J. Manuel to 3 separate knee injuries led the Bills passing attack to just 193 yards per game (28th) thanks to below average play from Thad Lewis and Jeff Tuel.  This offseason, the Bills added Sammy Watkins and Mike Williams to bolster their WR depth...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller Praises Clemson Support At Preseason Game In Charlotte, Takes Jab At Teammate E.J. Manuel, Florida State

Twitter/@CarLewis91 With the Buffalo Bills holding the title of “Clemson north,” there’s little surprise that the stands were pretty orange for the team’s game down in Charlotte on Friday. C.J. Spiller is perhaps the team’s best player, Sammy Watkins is an emerging star at receiver that the Bills clearly coveted in the draft, and safety Jonathan Meeks performed well in...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Rumors: C.J. Spiller hopes to stay with Buffalo

The Buffalo Bills had one of the most prolific rushing attacks the NFL had to offer last year. Thanks in-large to C.J. Spiller, the Bills finished behind only the Philadelphia Eagles with 2307 total rushing yards.Veteran Fred Jackson was just given a contract extension, and at age 33 that makes Jacksonthe oldest active running back in the league. Jackson has split time his entire...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Buffalo’s CJ Spiller trade bait

The rumors are out there. Just yesterday Chris Wesseling from NFL.com speculated on the future of Spiller in light of Fred Jackson’s contract extension and the Bills trade for RB Bryce Brown. Spiller himself has acknowledged that he’s heard the trade rumors as well saying, “I have friends and family members that inform me on some of the things that are being said with the trade...
Via cover32 - Bills
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Bills shouldn’t trade C.J. Spiller

The speculation surrounding C.J. Spiller’s future started with a Jason La Canfora throwaway line. The CBS Sports insider wrote that as training camp claims running backs, the Buffalo Bills could and should start fielding trade calls. Spiller, after all, is entering the final year of his rookie contract. No, that’s not it. The Spiller speculation began when he was reportedly the...
Via This Given Sunday
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Bills shouldn’t trade C.J. Spiller

The speculation surrounding C.J. Spiller’s future started with a Jason La Canfora throwaway line. The CBS Sports insider wrote that as training camp claims running backs, the Buffalo Bills could and should start fielding trade calls. Spiller, after all, is entering the final year of his rookie contract. No, that’s not it. The Spiller speculation began when he was reportedly the...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller ranked 19th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With the Hall of Fame Game now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is now underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position...
Via cover32 - Bills
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Beyond the stats by @nickelcitybills : CJ Spiller’s Utilization

CJ Spiller has never been an “every down” running back in the NFL. Very few are. If he isn’t a full-time player, where should he fit into the mix? Is CJ Spiller too small? There’s no doubt that Spiller is a special player. He has the second-highest Y/A rushing average since 2010 (his first season) among players with at least 500 attempts in that time. Only Jamaal Charles...
Via Buffalo Wins
24 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller opens up about trade rumors

With Bryce Brown, Fred Jackson, and even Anthony Dixon behind him, C.J. Spiller has some company in the Buffalo Bills backfield, and that company could bring changes. Speaking to the media at practice via the Buffalo News, Spiller addressed trade rumors that have been surrounding him. “I have friends and family members that inform me […]
Via Full Scale Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

RB C.J. Spiller Hopes to Remain With The Buffalo Bills

RB C.J. Spiller Hopes to Remain With The Buffalo Bills Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller has been hearing trade rumors for some time. The team just signed Fred Jackson to a one-year deal last month, and they traded their fourth-round draft pick for RB Bryce Brown. So, where exactly … The post RB C.J. Spiller Hopes to Remain With The Buffalo Bills appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
Via Fantasy Football Chick
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills RB C.J. Spiller not trying to worry about Trade Rumors

The Buffalo Bills continue to look very deep at the running back position, but there has to be an odd man out.  The Bills just signed Fred Jackson to a contract extension, and they traded a draft pick to land Bryce Brown.  The team also signed Anthony Dixon from the Niners in free agency.  This […] The post Bills RB C.J. Spiller not trying to worry about Trade Rumors appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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