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Bills defense is on pace to have 54 plus sacks 2 years in a row

Last year, the Buffalo Bills defense was nasty under Mike Pettine getting to the quarterback 57 times.  The team had 3 players over 10 sacks and were led by Mario Williams with 13.  12 players on the defense record a sack last year on the Bills roster.  This year the Buffalo Bills already have 24 […] The post Bills defense is on pace to have 54 plus sacks 2 years in a row appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Things to Watch: Vikings at Bills

Two straight losses --€“ each disappointing in their own way – have led the Minnesota Vikings to a key point of their season. Minnesota heads to Buffalo this weekend at 2-4 and in last place in the NFC North. The difficult early-season schedule is over. The Vikings have to make their move now if they want to vie for the playoffs in coach Mike Zimmer's first season. Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Face Major Injury Issues At Multiple Positions

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots is brought down by Mario Williams #94 of the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) The New England Patriots defeated the Buffalo Bills last week 37 to 22 on the road last Sunday afternoon at Ralph Wilson Stadium in a showdown between the top two teams in the AFC...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

One Fan(n)’s Opinion by @RDotDeuce : The Unforgiving Minutes

If you can fill the unforgiving minute     With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,     And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son! -Rudyard Kipling’s ‘IF’ If you haven’t already, I’d strongly recommend the book “The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier’s Education” by Craig Mullaney. In it, he cites...
Via Buffalo Wins
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 6 Scouting Report: Buffalo Bills

If Orton can give the passing game a boost, this Bills team could be very dangerous. Getty ImagesEach week, PatriotsLife will be posting a scouting report of the Patriots upcoming opponent, going over their playmakers, tendencies, and how the Pats might match up. This week, it's the early season surprise Buffalo Bills, who are 3-2 thanks to one of the league's best defenses...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What do the New England Patriots have to do to beat the Buffalo Bills?

The New England Patriots face off on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills in upstate New York. After a strong home win against Cincinnati, the Patriots are back on the road to play in hostile territory. The last road game saw the Patriots fall to the Chiefs on Monday Night Football when New England failed to match Kansas City’s intensity. The Patriots not only need to match the Bills’...
Via cover32 - Patriots
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills to start Kyle Orton; Super Bowl berth awaits

The Buffalo Bills announced that they mean business on Monday, naming Kyle Orton their starting quarterback for next week’s game against New England in place of their first-round pick from last season, EJ Manuel. Some are seeing the turn to the Neckbeard as a panic move, but I see it for what it is — a sign that the Bills are going to the Super Bowl. With that in mind, I’ve...
Via Rumors and Rants
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy lines: The Houston Texans with @Mbw987 from @battleredblog

Its my favorite time of the week because I get to do the least amount of work. Its Behind Enemy lines! This week, we got Matt Weston who writes about the Texans for Battle Red Blog for SB Nation to answer questions about this week’s match-up. Matt also writes about the NFL, so, give him a follow. Enjoy the Q&A and tell a friend about it! 1) If you were the opposing team, how...
Via Buffalo Wins
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills' Mario Williams doesn't think much of Houston homecoming

  Already running late for a team meeting after practice Wednesday, Bills defensive end Mario Williams informed reporters gathered at his locker that he had little time for questions. ''I've got time for two,'' he said. Though two questions eventually stretched into eight, it became quickly evident that Williams had no interest talking about facing the Texans...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills' Mario Williams dismisses Houston homecoming

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Mario Williams is focused more on bouncing back from a loss, than on the Buffalo Bills' next opponent. The star pass-rushing defensive end had little time or interest on Wednesday in talking about the Bills (2-1) facing the Houston Texans (2-1), his former team, on Sunday. Williams says he doesn't care what reception he might get in his second trip...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Buffalo Bills to keep an eye on when they face Chargers Week 3

If not for a slip up against the Arizona Cardinals, the San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills would be meeting as undefeated teams in this Week 3 showdown set for Sunday in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills pulled off a stunner in Week 1 by beating the heavily favored Chicago Bears in The Windy City, and have surprise many by jumping out to this fast start. With that in mind, it...
Via cover32 - Chargers
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone, Bills officials get into ‘loud verbal altercation’

Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone and several team officials got into a”loud verbal altercation on the practice field” recently, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. La Canfora reports how the altercation went: “The incident began with Marrone, who sources said has had a strained relationship with director of player personnel Jim Monos from their time together in New...
Via Sports-Glory
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Things that must happen for the Buffalo Bills.

The preseason is mercifully over and this Sunday the games count as the Buffalo Bills head to Chi-town and take on the Bears. Two teams with high hopes, one team trying to end 14 years of futility. What will it take for the Bills to go 10-6 (or better) and break the string and finally make the playoffs? While a break here or there always helps, these five things must happen for the...
Via cover32 - Bills
September 02, 2014  |  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
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

What Will Happen if the Houston Texans Do Not Sign J.J. Watt to an Extension?

Everyone knew the day was coming. At some point in time one of the fiercest defensive players in the NFL was going to say it. He's outplayed his current contract and it is time for an extension. No one in their right mind could argue that he doesn't deserve it either.Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt is an absolute beast--but what if the team said no?via Bleacher...
Via FatManWriting
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2014

During the Buffalo Bills improbable run to four Super Bowls and becoming the dominant team of the late 1980s and early 1990s in the AFC, so much was made about the explosive offense, led by Jim Kelly, which propelled them to victory after victory. Aside from Bruce Smith, you seldom heard about other defenders who stood up and took their opponent’s best shot.Today, the Bills defense...
Via Football Nation
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson signs contract extension with Bills

The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday that veteran running back Fred Jackson has signed a contract extension. The team did not announce the length of the extension, but according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the deal is for one-year, $2.6 million. #Bills RB Fred Jackson just signed a one-year extension worth $2.6M with $1M additional in incentives, source says. — Ian Rapoport...
Via Sports-Glory
July 30, 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

Buffalo Bills Big Brother: Week 3

If you missed last weeks Buffalo Bills Big Brother then be sure to catch up to speed HERE   Houseguests 1. Fred Jackson 2. Aaron Williams 3. Kiko Alonso 4. Doug Marrone 5. Marcell Dareus 6. Brandon Spikes 7. Sammy Watkins 8. Marquise Goodwin 9. Eric Wood 10. Kyle Williams 11. Robert Woods 12. Mario Williams 13. Scott Chandler 14. Dan Carpenter 15. EJ Manuel 16. Jeff Tuel “With...
Via cover32 - Bills
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel: I’m 100 percent healthy and feeling stronger

Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel told NFL Total Access on Friday that he’s 100 percent healthy and has learned an important lesson following a trying rookie season. “That was one thing I had to learn: to be smart when I take off with the football,” he told NFL Media’s Lindsay Rhodes and Brian Baldinger. “Instead of trying to get an extra three yards, either step out...
Via Sports-Glory
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills LB Kiko Alonso may have ‘significant’ knee injury

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley announced Tuessday that linebacker Kiko Alonso has suffered a knee injury. “We have learned tonight that Kiko Alonso injured his knee while working out in Oregon,” Whaley said. “We do not have the details at this point, but early indications are that it may be significant.” NFL Networks’ Ian Rapoport reports that Alonso may have...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams named top-3 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Bills
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins, EJ Manuel working on chemistry

Buffalo Bills fourth overall draft pick Sammy Watkins said Thursday night on NFL Total Access that his connection with quarterback Ej Manuel  is still a work in progress. “It’s not fully there. I mean, we’ve been connecting at minicamp, and OTAs,” Watkins said. “But at the same time, I could be wide open, and if he don’t feel it, or if I run it a different type of...
Via Sports-Glory
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills have four defensive players on the top 100 list

The Buffalo Bills defense last year was nasty, thanks in large part to Mike Pettine the new Cleveland Browns head coach. The defense had 57 sacks had to s of interceptions and a bunch of quarterback pressures. Jerry Hughes became a household name again, Mario Williams had over 11 sacks, and the combo of Kyle […] The post Buffalo Bills have four defensive players on the top 100...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Buffalo Bills “Over/Under”

  While it is still the early part of the summer and training camp has yet to begin, lets take a look at some questions and answer them by giving them an over or under answer (i.e. Player A will have 10 touchdowns. If you think more, then it would be over, if you think less, then under. If you want to be bold and say “same” then that will be your answer instead.) We will go...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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