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10 Men the Texans Should Have Never Allowed to Leave Town

Football teams are built through the draft and supplemented through free agency. So goes the timeless philosophy, but what happens when, inevitably, some of those men move on to supplement another team? When the time comes to distinguish players as either indispensable or expendable, what criteria does an organization utilize to decide who should stay and who should go? Hindsight...
Via Pro Football Spot
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings: How Good are the Bills?

Once a month, TopSportsReport releases an NFL power rankings article.  Our power rankings serve as a way to measure where each NFL team’s talent level is in relation to the others.  We have just released the June edition of our NFL power rankings article. To find out where Devereaux Frazier ranks EJ Manuel, Cordy Glenn, Mario Williams and the Buffalo Bills, click the link below...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite pass rush upside, Michael Buchanan on roster bubble

The Buffalo Bills have a stacked defensive line with defensive ends Jerry Hughes and Mario Williams teaming up with defensive tackle Kyle Williams and Marcell Dareus. While the starters are locked in, the real competition at defensive end occurs for the backup roles.  That is where Michael Buchanan comes into play. The defensive end enters training camp on the roster bubble as he...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Franchise record for season ticket sales set by Buffalo Bills

Earlier in June, Rodney Davis of endzonescore.com discussed the potential for the Buffalo Bills to set the franchise record for season ticket sales. On Monday morning, the Bills announced that the team had done just that per the team’s website. The Buffalo Bills today announced that Bills Season Ticket Members have purchased more than 57,500 season tickets – the highest total...
Via EndZoneScore
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Positional Review: Defensive Line

This monster is spear headed by an elite defensive line, a nickname that is gathering steam ‘The Cold Front’ seems rather appropriate.A quick look at the resume of starters Mario Williams, Kyle Williams, Marcell Dareus, and Jerry Hughes will show multiple pro bowl appearances, a couple of first team all pro selections, plenty of sacks, and oddly, a player that was once considered...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Buffalo Bills Mario Williams rate higher that No. 42

So, Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams was voted by his peers as the 42nd best player in the NFL. After watching this video can you name 41 players who are better? AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 NFL teams that could actually win Super Bowl 50 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s second-tier offensive tackles QB Rankings: Ranking every NFL signal caller based on the media’s obsession...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills defensive end analysis: Jerry Hughes

The Buffalo Bills have a defense that is stacked with Pro Bowl talent, causing some players to fall under the radar. However, Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes is not one of them. Since his career in Buffalo began in 2013, Hughes has put up some seriously impressive numbers. In March Hughes was re-signed to Buffalo’s roster with a five-year contract, ensuring the Bills would...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking NFL Top Defenses – Buffalo Bills

Defenses in the NFL can make or a break a team and lead teams to championships. Based on performance, roster and expectations, here is a look at some of the top defenses in the NFL, starting with…: 1. Buffalo Bills The Buffalo Bills defense is the most complete defense in the NFL. The Bills are known for their dominant defensive front but their linebackers and secondary are just...
Via EndZoneScore
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills 2015 schedule breakdown: The first four

As the Bills prepare for a successful 2015 NFL season, it’s time to analyze Buffalo’s schedule strength. With Organized Team Activities underway and training camp in the near future, Buffalo is looking to solidify a promising starting lineup. Fierce competition will come for the Bills, as the team attempts to lead the division. Buffalo will have to execute on offense and play...
Via isportsweb.com
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Jaguars, Redskins & Titans

Bills The Bills will move Mario Williams back to outside linebacker in Rex Ryan’s new 3-4 defensive scheme. “We all understand that part of the game,” Williams said, via the Buffalo News. “Things change, personnel change, obviously coaches change. We pretty much just take from what we learned from” Schwartz “and kind of keep it going. I mean, ... The post NFL Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Bills Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ej Manuel calls Bills offense ‘sweet’

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Quarterback EJ Manuel hopes he will be the one to run the Buffalo Bills “sweet” offense when the regular season begins. “I just think the dynamics that we have and the personnel that we have, you look at the receivers, running backs and the tight ends we have at the skill positions and the O-linemen getting better, getting stronger, getting...
Via Sports-Glory
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC East: Where offensive linemen go to die?

There haven’t exactly been a lot of blue-chip offensive linemen on the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots or New York Jets in recent years. In fact, the division hasn’t had a first-team All-Pro offensive lineman since 2010. But more than anything else, that might have to do with the fact all four teams in the division have sported superb defensive fronts. And...
Via This Given Sunday
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills draft CB Ronald Darby with the No. 50 pick

The Buffalo Bills selected Florida State cornerback Ronald Darby with the No. 50 pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Darby, 5-foot-11, 193 pounds, was selected third-team All-ACC, allowing just 41.9 percent of passes thrown his way to be completed in 2014. Darby was also selected 2012 ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year and tied for the team lead with eight pass breakups that season...
Via Sports-Glory
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the Bills Defensive Line in the NFL Draft

The Buffalo Bills have one of the most feared defensive lines in the entire NFL. Many experts feel that the Bills may look to add to the line when it is their turn to pick in the draft on Friday night. Assuming the Bills do not make a trade, the team will select 50th and the odds they will select a defensive lineman are relatively high compared to the other positions.The current...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Is QB Bryce Petty on the Buffalo Bills’ draft radar?

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills have been very busy this offseason, and are looking like a potential playoff team. They still have some work to do in order to be viewed as anything more than a potential playoff contender, especially at the quarterback position. Buffalo is currently working with E.J. Manuel and Matt Cassel as their quarterback options...
Via Sports-Glory
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: 5 Best 5th-Round Picks of the past Decade

Part three of a nine-part series highlighting the best picks of each round over the past decade brings us to the beginning of the Day 3 picks—Round 5. There was some solid talent in the sixth and seventh rounds, respectively, but the players in the fifth have proven to be stars on the field—two of whom could be considered the best at their respective positions. Of these five...
Via Sportsnaut
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

E.J. Manuel not expected to win Bills’ starting QB job?

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsE.J. Manuel was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 16th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, and he was expected to be a potential long-term starter for them. That hasn’t happened, and there are people doubting that he will end up beating out veteran quarterback Matt Cassel for the starting job this year. 1. Still much to be done, but right now...
Via Sports-Glory
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Three years ago last Sunday the Buffalo Bills did something very important

The Buffalo Bills have had a crazy offseason.  Even crazier than their one three years ago. Three years ago today, 'Mario Watch' ended and Mario Williams signed with the Bills! [http://t.co/Z9u7uenZr3] pic.twitter.com/ENRWYmpThi — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) March 15, 2015 Williams has a ridiculous 38 sacks in his three seasons with Buffalo, including a career high 14.5...
Via cover32
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Buffalo Bills Have the Best Defense in the NFL?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills expected to pursue LB David Harris

Rex Ryan was hired this past season by the Buffalo Bills to be their new head coach after Doug Marrone chose to leave the franchise, and he has already brought excitement to the organization. They acquired LeSean McCoy from the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday and backed it up with a trade for quarterback Matt Cassel today. According to a report from Manish Mehta, the Bills are expected...
Via Sports-Glory
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s now or never for new Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan

Rex Ryan is facing a crossroads in his career. Many expected the former Jets head coach to fill the vacancy in San Francisco or Chicago. Instead, he is the new head coach of his old AFC East rival, the Buffalo Bills. One has to suspect that barring disaster in year one, Ryan will get at least two years in Buffalo. How Ryan gets the Bills to perform in that time will put an irreversible...
Via isportsweb.com
January 17, 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

Two Buffalo Bills defensive linemen make the first team All-Pro squad

The Buffalo Bills had one of the best defenses in the NFL this season, but only two players had the honor to be named first-team All-Pro players for 2014. Congratulations to #Bills DE @bbwolf94 and DT @marcelldareus on being named as @AP First Team All-Pros. (h/t @ChrisTrapasso) #BillsMafia — The #BillsMafia (@TheBillsMafia) January 2, 2015 Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and...
Via cover32
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Williams back to practice after illness

BY EDITORMario Williams was under the weather Wednesday, but the start defensive end re-joined his Buffalo Bills teammates at practice a day later.According to ESPN.com, Williams and offensive lineman Chris Hairston returned to the field Thursday after being absent the day before to illness.Tight end Chris Gragg, with a knee ailment, was the only player absent.SOURCE: ESPN.com
Via AFC East Daily
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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