JORDAN PALMER NEWS

Orton prepared to be 'sounding board' for Manuel

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThere was plenty of shuffling going on among the Buffalo Bills' quarterback crew in the final week of the preseason. The bottom line, however, remains the same: E.J. Manuel is the starter.The depth chart has seen six roster moves in the past eight days, the first being the release of Dennis Dixon Aug. 25. That came with the signing of veteran Jordan Palmer, followed...
Via AFC East Daily
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Former Buffalo Bills QB Jordan Palmer named a top-5 goat in NFL from last week

Most people consider the final preseason game as a throwaway; regular starters don’t play, so it’s reserved mostly for guys who will be selling insurance three days later. But that notion, while grounded in some element of truth, isn’t 100 percent accurate. In fact, some on the bubble were able to play their way onto (and off of) rosters last week. Who fell into each category...
Via cover32 - Bills
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What are the odds the Chicago Bears get upset by the Bills Week 1?

Real football is just eight short days away and we couldn’t be more excited. This year the Chicago Bears will open their campaign on the road against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Describing the Bills as a “long-suffering” franchise doesn’t quite do the tragedy justice, but there’s reason to believe that the Bills will be tougher this time around. Last year...
Via cover32 - Bears
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Marc Trestman underrated, Jay Cutler annoyed and more

Finally, the preseason is in the books. The Bears will not make their final roster cuts and shift their focus to the Buffalo Bills but before we look ahead, let’s catch up on what happened this week.   Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman underrated? (Read) Jay Cutler annoyed with the Buffalo Bills signing Jordan Palmer? (Read) Top Five fantasy football themed names surrounding...
Via cover32 - Bears
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills sign Kyle Orton

James Walker of ESPN reports that the Bills have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran QB Kyle Orton. Adam Caplan reported earlier in the day that a name to keep an eye on in regards to the Bills search for a backup quarterback is Orton, so this isn’t a complete surprise. Buffalo parted ways with Jordan Palmer Friday, despite signing him to a contract just a few days...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Palmer, P Moorman among 10 players cut by Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Newly signed backup quarterback Jordan Palmer and veteran punter Brian Moorman were among 10 players released by the Buffalo Bills. Palmer was among the Bills cuts announced Friday, a day after he threw three interceptions in a preseason-ending 23-0 loss to Detroit. Buffalo had signed the fifth-year player on Tuesday. Moorman is a 14-year veteran who was...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills are already cutting their back-up quarterback

Today just 3 days after signing him, Jordan Palmer has been released. The former Chicago Bears quarterback did not last long in Buffalo.  After a 3 interception performance last night the Buffalo Bills are expected to release Jordan Palmer.  Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero · 1m Jordan Palmer’s stint with #Bills didn’t last long. Sounds like they are cutting him. The post Buffalo...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Report: Bills Releasing QB Jordan Palmer

  According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, it “sounds like” the Bills are releasing veteran QB Jordan Palmer as part of their final roster cuts. Recent reports have mentioned that the Bills are still in the trade market for a backup quarterback, which implied that Palmer could be released. Palmer, 30, was released by the Bears on Sunday after the team decided to go with Jimmy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Still Shopping Around For A No. 2 Quarterback

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Buffalo Bills are still in the trade market for a backup quarterback. Bills HC Doug Marrone recently expressed frustration regarding the team’s backup quarterback situation following last week’s preseason game. “I’m not going to sit here and say I’m satisfied with the backup quarterback,” Marrone said, via the Buffalo News...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler concerned about Jordan Palmer revealing Bears’ inside info

Jordan Palmer spent all of training camp and most of the preseason with the Chicago Bears before he was released on Monday. The 30-year-old backup quarterback was quickly signed by the Buffalo Bills, who happen to be playing the Bears in the first week of the season. Coincidence? Perhaps, but Jay Cutler doesn’t seem thrilled […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cutler Concerned About Jordan Palmer Revealing Bears Gameplan to Bills

Jordan Palmer was recently released by the Chicago Bears when he lost the backup QB job to Jimmy Clausen. Jay Cutler is not enthused about seeing Palmer so soon, as he has signed with the Bears’ week 1 opponent the Buffalo Bills. According to Dan Wiederer of the Chicago tribune, Jay Cutler wasn’t wild about the fact that Palmer will likely be turning over 10 months of information...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears trim fat, bigger cuts coming

The Chicago Bears cut the required amount of players to get the roster down to 75. The initial cut usually involves players that had little to no chance of making the team, or were let go with the hopes of latching on elsewhere. The final day of roster reckoning is August 30. Rosters will have to be down to 53 by 4p.m. ET. There were a couple of surprise cuts, but the biggest news...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills steal a play out of Bill Belichick’s playbook and Bears Cutler is scared

According to Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler is not happy with Jordan Palmer going to the Bills, because they play each other week 1.  He almost sounds scared.  “It’s not an ideal situation,” Cutler said. “It’s not exactly what you’d want. He can give them a few things I’m sure. […] The post Bills steal a...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Jay Cutler Agrees, Palmer in Buffalo is Odd

With Jordan Palmer joining the Buffalo Bills, the Chicago Bears Week 1 opponent, Jay Cutler was asked Tuesday during his press conference if he was worried about Palmer giving information to the Bills. Cutler said that the situation was “not ideal”. “It’s not exactly what you want,” Cutler said. “He can give them things I’m sure. He knows snap counts, some of the stuff...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler annoyed with Buffalo Bills’ signing of quarterback Jordan Palmer

That didn’t take long. Yesterday the Chicago Bears released quarterback Jordan Palmer and named Jimmy Clausen their official backup quarterback. Today we learned that their Week 1 opponents, the Buffalo Bills, plan on signing him to a new contract. The most immediate benefit that the Bills will get from Palmer is loads of information about how the Bears offense operates. Even...
Via cover32 - Bears
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Palmer Signs With Chicago’s First Opponent, Coincidence?

I'll be wearing #bears gear and supporting the bears for the rest of my life. Regardless of what happens. This is the best org in the NFL. — Jordan Palmer (@JwPalms) August 24, 2014 Report: Bills to release QB Thad Lewis to make room for Jordan Palmer. http://t.co/7O6GP1wQ0p — Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) August 26, 2014 Welp, that didn’t last long. The Bears released...
Via Sports Mockery
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Bills shuffle backup QBs; Palmer in, Lewis out

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Thad Lewis is out and Jordan Palmer is in following the Buffalo Bills' late preseason shuffle of backup quarterbacks. Palmer was signed Tuesday, two days after being cut by the Chicago Bears, where he lost the backup competition to Jimmy Clausen. In five NFL seasons, Palmer has appeared in just four games and completed 10 of 15 passes for 59 yards and...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills release Lewis, sign Palmer in quarterback shuffle

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Thad Lewis is out and Jordan Palmer is in following the Buffalo Bills' late preseason shuffle of backup quarterbacks. Palmer was signed Tuesday, two days after being cut by Chicago, where he lost the backup competition to Jimmy Clausen. In five NFL seasons, Palmer has appeared in just four games and completed 10 of 15 passes for 59 yards and two interceptions...
Via AP on Fox
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills release QB Thad Lewis

getty images Thad Lewis made five starts for the Buffalo Bills in 2013. On Tuesday the team released the 26-year-old. After adding free agent Jordan Palmer on Monday the Bills released Lewis who completed just 17-of-33 passes for 168 yards, zero touchdowns, and two interceptions this preesason. Palmer and Jeff Tuel will compete for the right to be E.J. Manuel’s backup this year.
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fallout continues after the loss to the Bucs this past Saturday. First head coach Doug Marrone expresses is anger and disappointment over the QB situation and hall of famer Jim Kelly let’s his views be known: Marrone on backup QB position: “We need to get better production out of that group” — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) August 25, 2014 Jim Kelly on the Bills quarterback...
Via cover32 - Bills
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Bills Release Backup QB Thad Lewis

  The Buffalo Bills have released backup QB Thad Lewis on Tuesday, according to Pro Football Talk. This moves comes just a matter of hours after a report mentioned that the Bills are signing veteran QB Jordan Palmer to a contract. Lewis, 26, was reportedly on the roster bubble, so this news doesn’t come as a huge surprise. He had one year remaining on his contract and was set...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills sign free agent QB Jordan Palmer

The Buffalo Bills have reached out and signed free agent quarterback Jordan Palmer. Palmer, 30, has become a journeyman in recent years. He was picked up by the Chicago Bears in the offseason and played well during the preseason only to lose out on their backup job to Jimmy Clausen. The Bills will now give Palmer a chance to backup E.J. Manuel after Thad Lewis and Jeff Tuel have...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Signing Veteran QB Jordan Palmer

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Buffalo Bills are signing former Bears QB Jordan Palmer to a contract. Bills HC Doug Marrone expressed a great deal of frustration regarding the team’s backup quarterback situation following Saturday’s preseason game, so there has been talk that Buffalo could sign a quarterback once cuts were made. Buffalo surprisingly brought Dennis...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears have question marks on defense

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears know who's backing up starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Now they'd like to know their defense is backing up their offense. Clausen won his roster battle when Jordan Palmer was cut Sunday, with one preseason game at Cleveland on Thursday still to play. ''Jimmy's played a lot more football in this league,'' Bears...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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