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Top 5 Things to Watch For in Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game

Football, honest to goodness football, will be played Sunday. Even though it’s only game one of the preseason, there’s still plenty to watch for. Here’s our top five list of things to see: 5. Eli Manning throwing an interception. It’s bound to happen even if he plays only two series. 4. The state of the Buffalo defense. KIko Alonzo (ACL) is already out for the year. Marcell...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Preview: Buffalo Bills

Credit: CBSSports.com Welcome Total Sports Blog’s NFL Training Camp Previews. For the next 31 days we will preview each team, and predict their records. The chances that we predict any of these records to be right will be around 20%, but who cares? WE’RE TALKING FOOTBALL!!! Next Up: Buffalo Bills (AFC East) 2013 Record: 6-10, did not make playoffs.Passing Leader: EJ Manuel...
Via Total Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Schwartz: Mario has Megatron-type effect on defense

BY LANDON RODYIs Mario Williams a Calvin Johnson on defense? Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz seems to think so.Schwartz, who coached Megatron in Detroit, likens Williams to Johnson, despite their playing on opposite sides of the ball."Mario's got a lot of the same in him," Schwartz said recently, via BuffaloBills.com. "He's just so damn big...
Via AFC East Daily
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario, Bills' defense 'starting to grasp' new system

BY DAN BEGNOCHEWhile the Buffalo Bills' offense garnered much of the attention in the team's first two training camp sessions, the defense -- particularly the team's strong front four -- is boning up on the intricacies of Jim Schwartz's newly installed schematic.A season after posting the second-most sacks in the league, the Bills defensive squad will now try to replicate...
Via AFC East Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the top 10 most overrated players in the league today?

To be clear this is my list of the players who I believe are the most overrated in the game today. The criteria for being overrated to me is not reliant on the player being poor, simply to not live up to the billing given to them. There are a lot of players in the league who are underrated and I may do a list of my favorites from that list, but the list of overrated players is a...
Via The Saints Nation
15 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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

Should the Buffalo Bills pick up DE Jason Babin?

Defensive end Jason Babin was released this week by the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Bills have a need for depth at the defensive end position. Should the Bills be looking to make this move? Let’s examine further… If the Bills make a play for Babin it wouldn’t be there first time pursuing the defensive end, when he was released from the Eagles two years ago 3 teams put in waiver...
Via cover32
June 20, 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

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams named top-3 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Bills
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marcell Dareus arrested on three misdemeanor charges

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus was arrested in Hamburg, New York, last week on three misdemeanor and four vehicle and traffic charges, reports The Buffalo News. The charges reportedly stem from a car race.  The Pro Bowl lineman is accused of leaving the scene of a property damage accident and reckless endangerment. Dareus was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Friday.  He is...
Via Sports-Glory
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Injury Update: offseason surgeries and injuries piling up

The Buffalo Bills have had a rough offseason this year, losing their beloved owner Ralph Wilson as well as their standout starting safety leaving for the Big Easy.  It's not getting any easier for Buffalo, as injury reports of multiple starters have flooded the news media in the past week. According to Chris Wesseling of NFL.com, Bills defensive end Mario Williams, linebacker...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Williams underwent offseason hip surgery

Photo via @BuffaloBills Bills head coach Doug Marrone told reporters on Wednesday that defensive end Mario Williams underwent offseason hip surgery. Doug Marrone: Mario Williams had offseason hip surgery and is working back into shape. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) May 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Moments from the Buffalo Bills 2013 Season: Numbers 1-5

We are looking back at the top 10 moments of the Buffalo Bills 2013 campaign. For moments 6-10 click HERE. Moment 5: Mario Williams Sack/Fumble @ Miami The Bills had taken it to Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins in their week 7 match up. As the Bills have come accustomed to they got out to an early lead and slowly but surely let the other team come back. With Miami leading 21...
Via cover32 - Bills
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Houston Texans Draft Picks

Round 1: Pick 1- [JadeveonClowney] ,DE: This was obviously the most talented, athletic, and intriguing player in this year’s draft. He is often considered a once-in-a-generation talent, so tell me how Rick Smith could pass up on him? The Texans were in a similar situation like they were in 2006 when they took Mario Williams over Reggie Bush and Vince Young. Houston was in a tricky...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

In Buffalo there appears to be a plan

I love when these draft prognosticators, bloggers and experts who hand out draft grades less than a week after Roger Goodell is done at Radio City Music hall. Remember when the Bills drafted OT Mike Williams or QB JP Losman. Remember what was said by the exp[erts after the draft(s)? No? Well I do. Mel Kiper said “I had Williams rated ahead of Bryant McKinnie after the knee injury...
Via cover32 - Bills
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets' Deron Williams battling hard, despite sore ankles

As Jason Kidd tinkered with his roster again Monday night, rotating five-man alignments and swapping players readily, the Nets’ game plan — geared at keeping the powerful Miami Heat on their heels — revolved around point guard Deron Williams. In a 102-96 loss, Williams time and again pounded the ball off the Barclays Center hardwood, lowered his shoulder and bulled his way...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills acquire RB Bryce Brown from Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles traded running back Bryce Brown to the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported. Eagles traded RB Bryce Brown to the Buffalo Bills, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 10, 2014 In return for Brown, the Bills will receive a conditional 2015 fourth-round pick that can become a 2016 third-round pick.  The teams...
Via Sports-Glory
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mixed Twitter reaction to the drafting of Jeremiah Attaochu, but in Telesco we trust

Here is some Twitter reaction to the drafting of Jeremiah Attaochu. I think a lot of Bolts fans definitely wanted to see Nix III, but Attaochu is capable of putting heat on the quarterback, and you can never get enough of that. I see a stupid good athlete that has a long ways to go. — Marty Randolph (@Camden_Cash) May 10, 2014   In TT we (most of us anyway) trust. #Chargers —...
Via cover32 - Chargers
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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