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The Buffalo Bills will perhaps appreciate ‘Tyrod Time’ better than the Baltimore Ravens

Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor was once nothing more than an after thought, but now he’s become the center of attention in Buffalo and his name is even surfacing back to Baltimore, the city he played in for the first four years of his NFL career. When Taylor was the backup quarterback for Joe Flacco in Baltimore, it was rare to see him hike the ball during the regular season...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy's status for week 1 in jeopardy

According to a source, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy may not available for Week 1 of the regular season, although head coach Rex Ryan remains pretty optimistic. "Well we certainly expect him to be ready to go, I hope," Ryan said, per ESPN. "If not then the next man has to step up. Boobie [Dixon] got a lot of reps out there today. Bryce Brown got a lot of reps [Wednesday...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy’s Injury Status Gets a Bit Shady

"Look at me! My hamstring and I are having relationship issues! Weeeeee!" See what I did there with the title? Yes you did. Yesterday, there were some concerns that the Bills' LeSean McCoy may not be ready for Week 1 after suffering a hamstring injury early in the preseason. And now Rex Ryan has expressed doubt as well: I hope,... if not then the next man has to step up. So we...
Via Razzball Football
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson cut could already be biting Bills in butt

There was much fan uproar in Buffalo when the Bills unexpectedly cut popular 10-year veteran running back Fred Jackson earlier this week. This is not an unusual occurrence — cuts happen all the time in the NFL, particularly with aging veterans. Every fan of every team has experienced the same emotion at some point in time, which is why fans are not put in charge of football decisions...
Via Rumors and Rants
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch campaigning for Seahawks to sign Fred Jackson

The Buffalo Bills drafted running back Marshawn Lynch with their first-round pick in 2007, which is also the year the team signed an undrafted free agent from Coe College, Fred Jackson. After spending a little over three seasons playing together in Western New York, Lynch and Jackson bonded so much that the now-Seattle Seahawks runner refers to Jackson as his “brother.” Buffalo...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan says Bills are his ‘last stop in coaching’

Rex Ryan is either banking on having a lot of success and longevity with the Buffalo Bills, or he’s planning on taking an early retirement. The new Bills head coach told USA Today’s Lorenzo Reyes that Buffalo will be his last stop in coaching. “This is definitely going to be it,” Ryan told USA TODAY Sports. “This is my last stop in coaching, and then when my days are up...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: LeSean McCoy's Week 1 status still uncertain

LeSean McCoy’s debut with the Buffalo Bills might have to be put on hold. The newly acquired Bills running back might not be ready for Week 1 as he continues to nurse a left hamstring injury suffered during an Aug. 18 practice. ESPN.com cited a team source that indicated the hamstring injury could keep him out of the season opener versus the Indianapolis Colts. However, despite...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The top 50 random thoughts of Buffalo Bills fans

With the NFL’s golden hullabaloo about to hit high gear on opening day, here are 50 random thoughts that Buffalo Bills fan might be pondering as we countdown to kickoff: 1. On September 13th, Tyrod Taylor will become the 15th starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills since Jim Kelly’s last start. 2. Preseason game against Pittsburgh: • 43 points • 542 total yards of offense...
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Report: Bills concerned RB LeSean McCoy won't be ready for Week 1

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has been sidelined for the past few weeks with a hamstring injury, and it sounds like he'll be out a little while longer. McCoy is confident that he'll be on the field for the team's regular season opener, but a team source doesn't feel the same way. According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, the Bills are very concerned with McCoy's availability...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson still featured in Bills ad campaign

Walk into an M&T Bank in the Buffalo area, and you can find a display with a picture of Fred Jackson in a Bills uniform holding the “exclusive Bills debit card.” This won’t help the healing process of Bills fans already heartbroken over Jackson’s abrupt exit from Buffalo this week. Tim Graham of The Buffalo News reported that Bills general manager Doug Whaley went ...
Via The Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Concern That Bills RB LeSean McCoy May Not Be Ready For Week 1

Sources have informed ESPN’s Josina Anderson that there’s concern right now that Bills RB LeSean McCoy may not be ready in time for the season opener. McCoy suffered a hamstring injury  a few weeks back and Anderson’s source said that his MRI showed  “small tear.” “They say it tore in a spot where it couldn’t have been any better ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills expected to cut Matt Cassel

The Buffalo Bills quarterback situation is a disaster, but the franchise’s salary cap isn’t exactly a wonderful situation, either. Consequently, the team might be lured into dumping their second-best gunslinger on the roster. According to Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News, “multiple player-personnel people around the league” expect the Bills to cut Matt Cassel, who was a...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson is upset Bills GM Doug Whaley wasn’t honest

Former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is a class act all the way, but he doesn’t feel the same about former GM Doug Whaley. When Jackson thanked his fans for all of their support, the veteran was candid about his feeling towards Whaley, who gave no specific explanation to reporters after Jackson’s release. Per Mike Rodak of ESPN, Jackson said: “There’s only...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan is taking huge leap of faith with Bills

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan never has been afraid of making bold statements. Those statements are a little more measured now than they were when he was younger and heavier. Ryan told USA Today that this would be his last head coaching job. When he was hired as the Jets head coach in 2009, Ryan said he wouldn’t kiss Bill Belichick’s rings. Now, he’s saying Buffalo will...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills having 'internal debate' about releasing QB Matt Cassel

The Buffalo Bills' quarterback situation is finally settled with Tyrod Taylor winning the starting job for Week 1. That leaves the team with decisions to make on the other two quarterbacks, Matt Cassel and EJ Manuel. While it's conceivable that the Bills could keep all three quarterbacks on the 53-man roster, it would hurt depth at other positions. Most teams carry two quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson says Bills GM Doug Whaley wasn’t honest with him

The Buffalo Bills surprised everyone when they decided to cutting running back Fred Jackson. Many thought that Jackson would be LeSean McCoy’s backup going into the regular season. But now there are reports that Bills general manager Doug Whaley went rogue and preferred Bryce Brown over Jackson. Now that Jackson is a free agent, he says that Whaley wasn’t honest with him.  ...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson: Bills GM Whaley was never honest with me

One day before teams were required to get their rosters down to 75 players, the Buffalo Bills made a shocking move, to say the least. Veteran running back Fred Jackson was released by the team after nine years in Buffalo, completely blindsiding him and everyone on the Bills. Players have spoken out to voice their opinions on the situation, calling it "bigger than football." For Jackson...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bills Reportedly Discussing Releasing QB Matt Cassel

Sal Capaccio of WGR550 reports that the Bills are having internal debate about whether or not to release veteran QB Matt Cassel. Last night, Ian Rapoport mentioned that the Bills may end up keeping Matt Simms on their practice squad, which would leave Cassel and former first-round pick EJ Manuel competing for one job. According to Rapoport, there ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Bills will be 'my last stop in coaching

Rex Ryan is known as one of the best defensive-minded coaches in the game. He's been a part of coaching some of the top defenses in NFL history -- mainly the 2000 Baltimore Ravens -- leading to more than a decade of coaching.Ryan is in his first year as head coach of the Buffalo Bills -- his second gig as a head coach, and also his last. That's right: The Bills will be Ryan's last...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson: Doug Whaley was never honest with me

Fred Jackson has the utmost respect for the Buffalo Bills organization, but isn’t a fan of general manager Doug Whaley. Whaley released Jackson on Monday. “Doug Whaley was behind it, to my knowledge,” Jackson said to The Buffalo News. “He wasn’t honest with me the entire time that I’ve known him. I have the utmost respect for the organization. There’s only one person...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Good news for the entire NFL from Rex Ryan

52-year-old Rex Ryan told USA Today that the Buffalo Bills will be his last coaching gig.This is definitely going to be it. This is my last stop in coaching, and then when my days are up, I’ll turn it over to the younger generation. I’m not going anywhere else. There are always going to be people that judge you, but that’s OK.So his reign of promising yet not winning a Super...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills select Tyrod Taylor as starting QB

Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan announced that Tyrod Taylor will be the team’s new starting QB. He had beaten out both Ej Manuel and Matt Cassel for the lead role under center. This selection was not particularly an exciting one and Ryan is once again taking a considerable risk. But with the excellent showings Taylor has had in training camp and in the preseason, his productivity...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills GM 'went rogue’ in cutting Fred Jackson

    The Buffalo Bills on Monday surprised many by cutting running back Fred Jackson in a move that may not have been agreed to by the entire organization. The Buffalo News’ Tim Graham reported on Twitter Tuesday that GM Doug Whaley “went rogue” in cutting the 34-year-old fan favorite. Bills organization will remain unified when speaking publicly, but two sources tell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dan Carpenter's coach is concerned about his kicker

Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter has been iffy this preseason, having already missed a pair of field goals and an extra point. His boss isn't thrilled. “I am concerned,” Bills coach Rex Ryan said... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bills cornerback McKelvin begins light workouts on sideline

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin has begun conducting light workouts after having a protective boot removed from his injured right ankle. Coach Rex Ryan called it an encouraging step but added there's no timetable when McKelvin can begin practicing. McKelvin rode a stationary bike on the sideline during practice Tuesday for the first time...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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