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Henderson on playing LT for Bills: It's all about reps

With Erik Pears moving inside to the guard, and second-round pick Cyrus Kouandjio a bust his rookie season, Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson spent a lot of time at right tackle in... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers sign offensive lineman Erik Pears

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent offensive lineman Erik Pears to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal on Tuesday. Pears spent the past five seasons in Buffalo and started all 16 games the past two years. Pears played right guard in 2014 and right tackle the previous year and will provide some needed versatility for a San Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the 49ers' First Week of Free Agency

We are now heading into week 2 of free agency, and the 49ers have certainly made some moves to help booster their team, and I want to take a look at their current salary cap outlook, plus a look at their free agent moves made.Right now the 49ers have 70 players under contract, and this is before factoring in the recent signings of running back Reggie Bush, offensive guard Erik Pears...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Reach Agreement With Veteran G Erik Pears

Mike Jurecki is hearing that the 49ers have reached an agreement with veteran G Erik Pears on a two-year deal. Pears reportedly drew interest from the Jets and Broncos after he visited with the 49ers earlier in the week. Pears, 32, originally signed on with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Colorado State back in 2005. He has ... The post Report: 49ers Reach Agreement...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets, Broncos, & 49ers Interested In Veteran G Erik Pears

Matt Barrows reports that free agent OL Erik Pears is drawing interest from the Jets and Broncos following his visit with the 49ers earlier in the week. The free agent pool was limited in terms of offensive line talent heading into Tuesday, but there are very few options remaining that could step in and produce for ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Melvin Gordon, 49ers, Bengals, Bucs, Cowboys, Jaguars, Ravens & Vikings

Melvin Gordon According to Dane Brugler, the Chargers and Jets both showed a “ton” of interest in Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon during and after his Pro Day performance. 49ers 49ers will host OL Erik Pears for a visit on Thursday. (Matt Maiocco) Bengals Bengals re-signed CB Chris Lewis-Harris. Buccaneers Michael Silver reports the Buccaneers had a deal in place to trade DE ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Buffalo Bills look to free agency to upgrade their o-line?

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
Via cover32 - Bills
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Ravens, Steelers, & Vikings

Bills Mike Rodak reports that the Bills have expressed interest in re-signing DE Jarius Wynn, but a deal is not imminent and there is not expected to be movement until March. According to Rodak, there hasn’t been any movement between the Bills and G Erik Pears, and it’s unlikely he’s be re-signed now that Buffalo has added Richie Incognito. Rodak reports there have been...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

One Fan(n)’s Opinion: Year End Awards by @RDotDeuce

Given the events of the last few days, doing awards for the year seems a little…weird. But a season of Buffalo Bills football has ended so we’re going to highlight all that was of the 2014-2015 Buffalo Bills. So without further ado: MVP – Mario Williams. While he’s credited officially with 14.5 sacks, Pro Bowler AND 1st team All-Pro Mario per Pro Football Focus was credited...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

One Fan(n)’s Opinion by @RDotDeuce: The Halfies!

Week 8 is done and we’re at the halfway point folks! So what does that mean here at Buffalo Wins? Well, this year it means I get to dole out the ‘Halfies!’ (Name not yet approved) So sit back, relax and enjoy the bye week and my thoughts (hawt * taeks) on the 5-3 Buffalo Bills: MVP: Sammy Watkins- You expected anyone else? The guy has been responsible for 2 of the 5 wins...
Via Buffalo Wins
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

One Fan(n)’s Opinion by @RDotDeuce: Quarterly Awards / FA Report / Mind Dump (Part 1 of 2)

When I was originally writing this article, I had in mind a nice and neat look at the MVPs/LVPs and essential free agents as they progressed through the season. However, with yesterday’s news of (check Joe’s and Bradley’s takes on the subject) Orton replacing EJ and me having a horrendous migraine prior to receiving that news, I did what I usually do to relax and process things...
Via Buffalo Wins
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pears helping Henderson as pair locks up right side

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThey've only been working together for a short amount of time, but a week was all coach Doug Marrone needed to nail down his pairing on the right side of the offensive line.Veteran Erik Pears, the team's right tackle last season, will move inside to the guard spot, while rookie Seantrel Henderson has secured the starting tackle position, according to the Buffalo Bills...
Via AFC East Daily
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Buffalo Bill needs to step up against the Bucs

We are now into week three of the preseason and some things are starting to take shape:  The defensive front is going to be dominate, WR Robert Woods continues to play angry and should see the field a lot against the Bucs, Sammy Watkins is the real deal and LB Brandon Spikes is quickly becoming a fan favorite. That all said, there are three things I am going to be looking for against...
Via cover32 - Bills
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What should Bills fans worry about this season?

As Bills fans, we have always had a lot to worry about. Going through so many QB’s, head coaches, and turnover of so many players always seeking the perfect combination. Not to mention the looming cloud that is the playoff drought. Earlier this week, I asked my twitter followers what the biggest worry they have about the Bills this season. I first phrased it that way, and the obvious...
Via cover32 - Bills
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

What should Bills fans worry about this season?

As Bills fans, we have always had a lot to worry about. Going through so many QB’s, head coaches, and turnover of so many players always seeking the perfect combination. Not to mention the looming cloud that is the playoff drought. Earlier this week, I asked my twitter followers what the biggest worry they have about the Bills this season. I first phrased it that way, and the obvious...
Via cover32 - Bills
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills camp week 1 – what I like so far

Finally football is back and we are a week into camp and here is what I like so far. The defensive line is dominating the offensive line.  With Cordy Glenn out and there is still plenty of uncertainly across the front five I am glad to see that our best unit…the defensive line, dominated.  This is a group that is deep and boasts three pro-bowlers, they should destroy a make-shift...
Via cover32 - Bills
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Bills, Chiefs, Chargers, Jets, & Raiders

  Bills Mike Rodak of ESPN.com doesn’t see the Bills having any room for WR T.J. Graham now that they have brought in Mike Williams in a trade and moved up to select Sammy Watkins. Rodak also leaves veteran OT Erik Pears off of his projected 53-man roster with rookie Cyrus Kouandjio taking his place. Rodak expects a combination of Preston Brown and Nigel Bradham to replace...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Camp Preview – Offensive line competition should be interesting

Most positions on the Bills offense are pretty set. We know EJ Manuel is the QB, CJ Spiller is our tailback and Sammy Watkins is the #1 receiver. However, the offensive line competition this camp should be pretty interesting. First let’s get the easy stuff out of the way. Eric Wood is our Center and is quickly becoming the best in the AFC and one of the best in the NFL. Left...
Via cover32 - Bills
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

My 4 burning questions for Bills Training Camp: #3

Who will start at RT? This has to be a slam dunk, right? Unless Cyrus Kouandjio comes in 50lbs overweight and is reeking of the weed Marcell Dareus smokes, he’s your starting RT. You don’t draft a tackle in the 2nd round to have them sit during their first year. Of course, that’s a bit of a blanked statement by me as it can be termed as a case-by-case basis in terms of a pick...
Via Buffalo Wins
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Colts, Jaguars, Packers, Ravens, Saints and Titans

Bears HC Marc Trestman believes that QB Jay Cutler will “enjoy more flexibility in the line” and be on a better position to be successful. (chicagobears.com) Bills RT Erik Pears is a candidate to be cut before Week 1. (ESPN) The addition of RBs Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon will most likely reduce Fred Jackson snaps next season. (WGR 550) DT Marcell Dareus status for the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

My 2014 draft recap for the Bills

It is finally over. If I see anyone who tries mocking next year’s draft on Twitter, I will block, spam and send a horse’s head totheir crib. The Draft is over and here lies your 2014 Buffalo Bills. I really can’t think of a more emotional weekend for Bills fans than we have just went through with the trade up, the drafting of Watkins and the jettison of Stevie Johnson. When...
Via Buffalo Wins
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh’s NFL Mock Draft: Part 2

From now until the day of the draft, each member of our staff will be releasing their very own mock draft. Each mock will be split up into five different sections, so that you get a part of it each week. Here’s how it will work: Part 1: Picks 1-7 Part 2: Picks 8-14 Part 3: Picks 15-21 Part 4: Eagles’ Pick (No. 22 overall) Part 5: Picks 23-32 Here are picks 8-14 of my 2014 Mock...
Via cover32 - Eagles
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills center Eric Wood 'all for' drafting OL in first round

BY DAN BEGNOCHEIt's speculation time around the NFL, and first-round prospects are bouncing up and down mock draft lists as analysts attempt to predict each team's top priority in the next month's draft.For the Buffalo Bills, however, their top priority has been fairly static since the end of last year -- they need an offensive lineman.Following the acquisition of Rams left guard...
Via AFC East Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Visiting Bills Tuesday

  Joe Buscaglia of the Buffalo News, citing a league source, reports that Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews is scheduled to visit with the Bills on Tuesday. Matthews is widely considered to be one of the top-three offensive tackles in this year’s draft, and some believe he is already a better player than Auburn LT Greg Robinson. Greg Cosell of NFL Films mentioned on the Ross Tucker...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills 2014 Off-Season Report

2013 Recap The Bills were the only team in the NFL to select a quarterback in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. While most teams, even the neediest at quarterback, shied away from spending a premium pick on anyone from the 2013 quarterback class, the Bills took EJ Manuel out of Florida State after a trade down. It was certainly a risk, but for a team searching for a franchise...
Via The Football Fan Spot
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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