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NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Browns, Colts, & Dolphins

  Bears G Kyle Long met with doctors on Monday to get an update of his progress regarding the viral infection that has kept him from participating in training camp. (Jeff Dickerson) Bills LT Cordy Glenn isn’t expected to be back soon, but the team is hopeful to have him for the start of the season. (Tim Graham) Browns The Browns have discussed an extension with TE Jordan...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

New owner likely will mean new key employees in Buffalo

As both training camp for the Bills and the official process of selling the franchise prepare to open at nearly the same time, Tim Graham of the Buffalo News points to the only virtual certainty currently surrounding the team. After the new owner arrived, a bunch of people will get fired. Regardless of whether the owner is the guy with the “You’re fired!” catch phrase or...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

O'Brien: Relationships, not football, set Kelly apart

BY NICK ST. DENISHall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was a great football player.According to Kelly's former division rival and 1983 draft classmate Ken O'Brien, the game is only part of the man.“Sports allow you to live your dream,” the decorated New York Jets alum O'Brien said last week, via Tim Graham of The Buffalo News, “but more important is the...
Via AFC East Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Potential Buyers Granted Access To Bills’ Financial Information

  Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports that the Bills’ financial advisers, Morgan Stanley, have begun granting access to interested parities to review the team’s financial information, which will allow them to determine the value of the franchise. Billionaire Donald Trump is among the potential bidders who have access to the Bills financial information. “I can confirm...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus Arrested for Reportedly Drag Racing

Marcell Dareus is in trouble. Again. After facing charges for possession of synthetic marijuana, Dareus was arrested in Hamburg, New York in connection to a street car race. In addition to allegedly violating multiple traffic laws and causing property damage, Dareus reportedly tried to leave the scene. Buffalo News reporting Marcell Dareus charged w/3 misdemeanors & 4 traffic...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcel Dareus charged with 3 misdemeanors, 4 traffic violations for drag racing

According to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News,  Bills defensive tackle Marcel Dareus has been charged with three misdemeanors and four traffic violations for damaging property while drag racing. Buffalo News reporting Marcell Dareus charged w/3 misdemeanors & 4 traffic violations for drag racing and property damage in Hamburg last wk — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) June 2, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
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'}; ...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: What is the latest on the Bills bidding situation?

What is the latest on the Bills bidding situation?  The Buffalo Bills franchise is getting closer to finding a new owner one step at a time, granted those steps have been very small. However, recent news poses well for loyal Bills fans, as it seems the Toronto based investors may be having “second thoughts” on their offer for the franchise. Seven days ago, the trustworthy Tim...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bills were never interested in trading for Chris Johnson

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, the Bills were never interested in trading for Chris Johnson before the Titans ended up releasing him. Bills source tells me Titans called to gauge interest in Chris Johnson, but Bills weren't interested. (1/2) — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

RPT: Realistic timeframe for Bills sale is 6-12 months

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills announced Thursday that Mary Wilson, widow of the late Ralph Wilson Jr., is now the controlling owner of the team, which is getting things in line for an eventual transaction."A process will be established at an appropriate time for the sale of the franchise," a statement from the Bills read in part.According to Tim Graham of The Buffalo...
Via AFC East Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Buffalo Bills team be sold as early as October?

Could the Buffalo Bills team be sold as early as October? According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, the sale of the Buffalo Bills could occur very soon.  Today a few days after long time owner Ralph Wilson Jr. passed away at his Detroit home, his widow Mary Wilson took over as the new […] The post Could the Buffalo Bills team be sold as early as October? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Could Have A New Owner By October

  Tim Graham of the Buffalo News,citing a “high-ranking Bills source,” reports that the team could have a new owner as early as October of this year. According to Graham, the Bills are expected to begin evaluating offers for the franchise in the next few months. Graham’s source mentioned that the annual labor meeting in December or the owners meetings in March could be...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Seriously Pursuing DeSean Jackson

They are going about quietly, but the Buffalo Bills have some serious interest in former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Source tells me any Bills interest in DeSean Jackson would be for a predetermined price. Bills won't get into a bidding war. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) March 29, 2014 Reports are that the Bills won’t enter a bidding war for Jackson, but the interest...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Seriously Pursuing DeSean Jackson

They are going about quietly, but the Buffalo Bills have some serious interest in former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Source tells me any Bills interest in DeSean Jackson would be for a predetermined price. Bills won't get into a bidding war. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) March 29, 2014 Reports are that the Bills won’t enter a bidding war for Jackson, but the interest...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson rumors: Buffalo Bills interest depends on price

With DeSean Jackson free to sign anywhere he wants to, there has been a growing line of teams interested in possibly seeing if things can work out between the two. There’s a varying degree of variables that will factor in to individual team decisions to sign or not sign Jackson, and for the Buffalo Bills it really comes down to how much they’d have to pay for Jackson. According...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bills aren’t interested in getting into a bidding war over DeSean Jackson

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported earlier that the Buffalo Bills are interested in DeSean Jackson. According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News,  the Bills aren’t willing to get into a bidding war for Jackson. Source tells me any Bills interest in DeSean Jackson would be for a predetermined price. Bills won't get into a bidding war. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) March...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Sen. Schumer a key addition to Bills' Working Group

BY DAN BEGNOCHEMore than a month ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced five of his picks to the New Stadium Working Group, a committee put forth to research the potential future of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills in Western New York.This week, the team add their pieces to the puzzle, namely one heavy hitter.Bills CEO Russ Brandon announced the team's seven choices to the now...
Via AFC East Daily
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pending League Approval, Steelers Will Host Bills For Three Training Camp Practices

Updating a previous report, Tim Graham of the Buffalo News is now reporting that pending league approval, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills have both agreed to joint practice sessions this year during training camp. The hope is that these joint practices will take place annually moving forward and that they will start this year […] Pending League Approval, Steelers Will...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Talking To Steelers About Possible Training Camp Scrimmages

The Pittsburgh Steelers might not have to only hit each other this year during training camp as they could have a scrimmage partner. According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, Bills head coach Doug Marrone said during his talk with the media during the NFL owners' meeting that they are currently talking with the Steelers about practicing against each other this year during...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson passes away at 95

Russ Brandon announces Ralph Wilson has died. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) March 25, 2014 Wilson, the Buffalo Bills founder and owner, has passed away at the age of 95. He was one of the original founders of the AFL which ended up merging with the NFL in 1970. He was the oldest owner in the league and after Bud Adams passed away last year, he became the longest tenured owner (54...
Via New York Sports-Kings
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Owner Ralph Wilson Has Passed Away

  Update: A very sad day for the NFL: @buffalobills owner Ralph Wilson has passed away at the age of 95:  pic.twitter.com/OIiSl0qV57 — NFL (@nfl) March 25, 2014   ——— Bills President Russ Brandon announced Tuesday that team founder and owner Ralph Wilson has died, per Tim Graham. Wilson was 95 years old and the oldest owner in the National Football League. He founded...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

DEVELOPING: Jim Kelly Back To NYC For Cancer Treatments

((HT: WGRZ-TV))Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is heading back to a New York City hospital for a Thursday operation as it seems his cancer has no only recurred, but apparently, spread...Fellow Class of '83'er John Elway was asked about Kelly at the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando today. The Buffalo News Tim Graham caught up with Elway in the scrums..."It's sad...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Talks have been pleasant between the Bills and Jairus Byrd

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News,  contract talks between the Bills and safety Jairus Byrd have been “pleasant.” Two sources tell me Bills/Jairus Byrd contract talks have been pleasant so far, a departure from last year at this time. — Tim Graham (@ByTimGraham) February...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Contract Talks Between Bills & Jairus Byrd Have “Pleasent So Far”

Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports that contract talks between the Bills and free agent S Jairus Byrd have been “pleasant so far.“ Graham mentions that this is a departure from where things were at this point in the year last season. Graham cautions that it’s still early in the negotiations and once the franchise tag deadline passes talks between the two sides could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills won’t draft quarterback in first-round

For some reason, it seems that folks around the NFL and analysts watching the game want to assume that Buffalo Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel won’t pan put and is going to be a bust. Full disclosure, I myself have fallen into that category and it’s a lame category to be in at least at the moment. This doubting of E.J. Manuel has led to many considering the idea of the Bills drafting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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