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Three reasons why the New York Jets have to overhaul their defense

When the Jets brought in Todd Bowles to replace Rex Ryan as head coach, they hired a coach who is a lot like Rex. Not in terms of looks or personality, but in terms of coaching schemes, specifically on the defensive side of the ball. Both Bowles and Ryan run a blitz-heavy 3-4 defense that relies on the corners taking their receivers in one-on-one matchups. But, as this team...
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Byron Maxwell guarantees Eagles play in Super Bowl 50

Every year it seems an NFL player or coach guarantees his team will be playing for or winning the Super Bowl. The only question is, who will make the yawn-inspiring guarantee this year? Byron Maxwell of the Philadelphia Eagles has taken the initiative in 2015, declaring to MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas that his squad will be playing for the Lombardi Trophy next February. After hinting...
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New York Jets Positional Roster Review: Running Backs

Give Rex Ryan credit where it's due, where his Jets teams typically lacked in the passing game (i.e. most of the time) he made up for it with by overachieving in the running game.For years the Jets were one of the NFL's best running teams - even in their worst years and even when it was blatantly obvious that all they were going to do was run, teams still struggled to stop the Jets...
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Chip Kelly is a “Knee Man” When It Comes to His Football Players

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan may have a foot fetish. But when it comes to Philadelphia Eagles head man Chip Kelly, it’s all about the knee. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Kelly was questioned about what he likes as far as physical attributes when it comes to scouting players. These are some of the responses Kelly provided: “Kelly would like to have defensive ends...
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Safety the new position for Corey Graham in OTAs

One of the biggest positional battles on the defensive side of the ball for the Buffalo Bills is at strong safety. The starting spot has been up for grabs since Da’Norris Searcy played himself out of the Bills’ price range and left for the Tennessee Titans in free agency. The battle to replace him took a twist with the start of Organized Team Activities with Corey Graham seeing...
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WATCH: Jerry Hughes is finally starting to get the respect he deserves

After totaling 10 sacks for the second straight season, Jerry Hughes is finally getting the respect he deserves. On this year’s addition of NFL Networks Top 100 players of 2015, the Bills defensive end clocked in at No. 63. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The NFL’s 10 most-compelling teams heading into camps QB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame Hughes’...
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Corey Graham getting reps at safety during OTAs

The Buffalo Bills began their first round of OTAs this week and as they look to replace safety Da'Norris Searcy who left for the Tennessee Titans in free agency, Rex Ryan addressed the media as to who may be replacing Searcy in the secondary.   Who is the Bill that will get the first shot at replacing Searcy at safety? Check out this tweet from Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News:  ...
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Taking a Look at the Buffalo Bills Quarterback Situation

Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee talks to quarterbacks Jeff Tuel (7), Tyrod Taylor (5), Matt Cassel (16) and EJ Manuel (3) during an NFL football organized team activity in Orchard Park, N.Y., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) With new head coach Rex Ryan, new offensive weapons like LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin, and a stifling defensive unit who led the...
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LeSean McCoy out of Bills OTAs with injury

  View image | gettyimages.com Some minor news out of Buffalo: New Buffalo Bills running back Le Sean McCoy has been shut down with a minor neck injury, CBS Sports reports: McCoy sat out team drills, partially because Bills coach Rex Ryan did not want to take any chances during this early stage of the season. "We don't need him out there," Ryan said. McCoy is expected back soon.
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Houston Texans will be on HBO's Hard Knocks, so get ready for more J.J. Watt

Looks like the Houston Texans are the lucky ones, reportedly landing a spot on Hard Knocks. As much as we'd have loved to see Rex Ryan get some more air time and talk about snacks, it should be an interesting experience to get to know all-world defensive star J.J. Watt. His social media antics always leave us wanting more, so maybe this will be a chance for us to get to know him...
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NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Chargers & Redskins

Bills HC Rex Ryan appears to be frustrated that OG Chris Williams has yet to participate in voluntary OTAs. “I don’t know if he’s going to be planning on coming back or what; I haven’t seen him,” said Ryan, via Vic Curucci of the Buffalo News. “I haven’t talked to him, I haven’t seen him. I ... The post NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Chargers & Redskins appeared first...
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Buffalo Bills defensive starting lineup for week one

With a new head coach in Rex Ryan, the Buffalo Bills are taking aim at ending the NFL’s longest active playoff drought in 2015. The defense is expected to be a big part of that, especially without a clear-cut starting quarterback headed into training camp at St John Fisher. Unfortunately for the Bills, they will be without star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus in the season opener...
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WATCH: Rob Ryan throws down some sick moves at New Orleans Greek Festival

Is there a more fun duo than Rob and Rex Ryan? I mean, Rex gets all the hype, but Rob … he’s the real character. And that is evidenced in this Instagram video from last weekend’s New Orleans Greek Festival: #opa #neworleansgreekfestival #neworleans #nola #showyournola #robryan #saints #whodat #nodancecoordinator #dancelikenooneslooking A video posted by Robin Parker (...
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Winners and losers on Rex Ryan’s Buffalo Bills

Whenever there is a coaching change there is upheaval — no doubt about it. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Power Rankings: The league’s defenses sorted from 1-32 Some are going to view Rex as the second coming and some are going to see Rex as the end of the line. As the Buffalo Bills enter OTAs, who wins and who loses in Rex...
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Report: Buffalo Bills quarterback competition is even

Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY SportsRex Ryan was hired by the Buffalo Bills this offseason in order to help take them over the hump and into the postseason. It is going to be a very interesting season for the Bills, but they’ll need to figure out who their starting quarterback is going to be. According to a report from Pro Football Talk, the Bills don’t currently have a front-runner...
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Buffalo Bills 2015 schedule breakdown: Heading into the bye week

Things are looking up in Buffalo, as early predictions indicate the Bills are in a good position to make a run for the playoffs. Starting the season off strong will fuel Buffalo’s progress throughout the 2015 campaign. But with three quarters of the season to go, Buffalo will have to stay healthy and focused. Leading up to the bye in Week 8, Buffalo will face Tennessee, Cincinnati...
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Buffalo Bills using Tyrod Taylor as smoke screen

The Buffalo Bills are giving Tyrod Taylor more reps but this is just a smoke screen, Taylor will have to battle E.J Manuel to be the quarterback of the future for the Buffalo Bills. According to general manager Doug Whaley who spoke with the Bills’ website “The way they’re structuring practices everyone is getting a run with the ones,” Whaley said. “So it’s a fair...
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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...
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Buffalo Bills Are Better off Not Being on Hard Knocks

In 2010, former New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan became a football sensation with his performance on HBO’s Hard Knocks. He was a quote machine, and a laugh factory. Hard Knocks has had a tough time replicating his entertainment value.The Buffalo Bills are reportedly one of three finalists to be on Hard Knocks this offseason, along with the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins...
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Tale of the Tape: Bills New FB Jerome Felton

View image | gettyimages.com The Bills acquired Jerome Felton in one of their quieter moves of the offseason.  While it was quiet, it may be one of the most impactful signings they made. The successful of Greg Roman’s offensive scheme hinges (in part) on successful fullback play.  He needs his fullback to be able to pave the way for his new runningback LeSean McCoy, as he...
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Buffalo Bills’ Marcell Dareus suspended for 2015 opener

This probably wasn’t the way Rex Ryan envisioned first game as head coach of the Buffalo BIlls. Marcell Dareus was suspended for the season opener against the Indianapolis Colts due to a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Dareus, who led all defensive tackles last year with 10 sacks and was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl, issued a statement. “Last year...
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REPORT: The Buffalo Bills are one of the favorites to land on HBO’s Hard Knocks

There’s never been a greater star in Hard Knocks history than Rex Ryan, and it looks as if he may be about to reprise his role. Potential participants for this season's Hard Knocks: • Texans • Redskins • Bills — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 22, 2015 The Cleveland Browns were believed to be the favorites to land on this year’s addition of the show, but, according...
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Predicting the Buffalo Bills Receiver Production

With significant changes in the Buffalo Bills’ coaching staff such as new head coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Greg Roman, the team’s offensive philosophy will most likely shift from a relatively balanced attack to an increased emphasis on ground and pound.Along with these coaching changes, the Bills have also added an elite running back in LeSean McCoy through a trade...
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Rex Ryan is amped to have a Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer on his coaching staff

The Bills may have one of the better receiving corps in the NFL, but none of them — even Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin — can hold a candle to their new assistant coach, Andre Reed. According to Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News, the Hall of Fame wideout will be serving as a coaching intern through training camp as a part of the Bill Walsh coaching internship program, and head...
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Fantasy Football RB Stock

For those of you who don't know me, I'm Brett O'Brien, and this is my first piece over here at We Talk Fantasy Sports. Most avid fantasy players agree that good running backs are a major key to victory and the Running Back Carousel was in full effect this offseason. Here are some of the key RB moves over the past few months and whether their stock is on the rise or on the way down...
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