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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 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills release first depth chart (spoiler alert: Watkins is a starter)

Nothing says football season like the non-binding depth charts teams are required to release when preseason games approach. Up first in six days against the Giants for the Hall of Fame game, the Bills have issued the first depth chart of 2014. To no surprise whatsoever, receiver Sammy Watkins is listed as a starter, across from Robert Woods. Mike Williams, who reportedly struggled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Urbik’s grab highlights drills at Bills camp

Veteran guard Kraig Urbik found himself in a tight-end position as the Buffalo Bills lined up for a live goal-line play in Sunday’s practice. The offense was short on healthy tight ends, and Urbik was pressed into unfamiliar duty. “They told me to run a corner route,” Urbik said. “I didn’t know what that was, but I was wide open. They didn’t see it coming.” The 328...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Early impressions from training camp

With the Bills set to compete in the Hall of Fame Game already on Sunday in Canton, the Bills were the first to get to work for training camp on July 20. With a week under their belt, a few story lines have popped up thus far: Injuries/Conditioning A timetable has not been set for TE Scott Chandler’s return from a groin injury By now for Bills fans, it is old news that budding...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills’ Sammy Watkins named 38th best fantasy WR, Williams is 54th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Bills
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel named 30th best in NFL right now

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
Via cover32 - Bills
11 hours 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
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills' TE unit down another as Chandler injures groin

BY DAN BEGNOCHEWanna play tight end for the Buffalo Bills? The way things have been going, you very well could end up on the starting roster come opening day.The team's depth chart took another costly hit Sunday, as Scott Chandler, Buffalo's likely starter at the position, went down with a groin injury and didn't return.His loss follows Tony Moeaki's, who went down...
Via AFC East Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bills Injury Update: Scott Chandler injures groin

The Buffalo Bills leading pass-catcher from a season ago is out indefinitely. WGR Bills Beat Reporter Joe Buscaglia reports Tight End Scott Chandler suffered a groin injury at Sunday's practice and did not return.#186623562 / gettyimages.comChandler's injury thins out an already depleted Bills tight end corps. They lost Tony Moeaki and Chris Gragg earlier in the week....
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Things to Look For At Buffalo Bills Training Camp

With the Hall of Fame game just over a week away, it is a bittersweet time for the Buffalo Bills alum.  Wide receiver Andre Reed will finally be inducted into the Hall with the likes of Tampa Bay’s Derrick Brooks, New York Giant’s Michael Strahan, and longtime Cardinal Aeneas Williams.  Four players that helped change the way their position was played and excelled at their...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Buffalo Bills camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns - Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) - Top10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Ten most overrated players in the NFL ...
Via cover32 - Bills
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Golisano is the wrong man for the Bills

Blasé seems fitting when describing Thomas Golisano, at least his personality, but it’s the actual spelling of his first name: Blase. I get the reason for using Tom now. And there is a lot to like about Mr. Paychex, including his company, a leader in payroll, human resources and benefits for entrepreneurs (small businesses) and ascending (medium-sized). You only need one reason...
Via The Penalty Flag
1 day ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller to be traded?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports never said that the Bills are going to trade running back C.J. Spiller, but he did write that he believes they might take calls for a possible trade. I’d expect the Bills to field calls for running backs if contending teams continue to lose them (Vick Ballard and Kendall Hunter already out for the year). Buffalo has more backs than it needs, probably...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Sign TE Dominique Jones, Cut OL Mark Asper

  The Buffalo Bills signed tight end Dominique Jones to a contract Saturday and released offensive lineman Mark Asper, per Aaron Wilson. Jones, 26, signed on with the Colts as an undrafted free agent out of Shepherd University back in 2011. Indianapolis has signed and waived Jones numerous times over the course of his brief NFL career. He appeared in eight games last year...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Could Trade C.J. Spiller

The Buffalo Bills are loaded at running back, and that could leave the inconsistent C.J. Spiller as the odd man out.  Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Bills could look to move the running back if a team with a need at the position comes calling.  I’d expect the Bills to field calls for running backs if contending teams continue to lose them (Vick Ballard and Kendall Hunter...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills Could Trade C.J. Spiller

The Buffalo Bills are loaded at running back, and that could leave the inconsistent C.J. Spiller as the odd man out.  Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Bills could look to move the running back if a team with a need at the position comes calling.  I’d expect the Bills to field calls for running backs if contending teams continue to lose them (Vick Ballard and Kendall Hunter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills fan got a Super Bowl tattoo (Photo)

Seems like every fan is getting a Super Bowl of some sort of championship tattoo in hopes of their team actually winning one. It all started last season with a Seahawks fan who ended up hitting the jackpot when Seattle won the Super Bowl in 2013. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ Spiller likely to be popular trade target?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports mentions in his Bills training camp report that he expects Buffalo to field calls for one of their running backs as injuries start piling up. According to La Canfora, “Buffalo has more backs than it needs” and specifically mentions that RB C.J. Spiller “could be the odd man out.” La Canfora points to the fact that Spiller is entering the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin Says Joint Camp Practices With Bills Will Provide Some Interesting Things Schematically

Several weeks from now, the Buffalo Bills will be in Latrobe to partake in a couple of joint training camp practices with the Pittsburgh Steelers. During his first training camp press conference of 2014, head coach Mike Tomlin talked about the benefits of practicing against the Bills this year. “It’s going to help us in […] Tomlin Says Joint Camp Practices With Bills Will...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Three injured at Buffalo Bills camp Friday

EJ Manuel hands the ball off to Fred Jackson during Buffalo Bills training camp (Kevin Hoffman/USA TODAY Sports) Pittsford, N.Y. -.  It was a picture perfect night at St. John Fisher in the small suburb of Pittsford just outside of Rochester, N.Y. and there were over 4,000 fans in the seats to watch the Buffalo Bills get ready for the new season.  Unfortunately, according to Joe...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson left practice with a lower leg injury

Bills running back Fred Jackson left Friday’s practice early with a lower leg injury, according to Mike Rodak of ESPN. Fred Jackson has a lower leg injury. Left practice early — Mike Rodak (@mikerodak) July 26, 2014 It’s a good thing the Bills acquired Bryce Brown from the Eagles this offseason. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills signed former Bucs cornerback; Released DT

The Buffalo Bills signed CB Bobby Felder (Buccaneers) Friday, July 25. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. @SteveVesey4: Bills release former UB DT Colby Way, sign CB Bobby Felder. Way was fighting uphill battle, with Bills DT depth. The Bills added linebacker Randell Johnson to the active roster and cut defensive tackle Colby Way. […] The post Bills signed former Bucs cornerback...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DTs Dareus, Branch cleared to practice

The Buffalo Bills got some good news regarding two key players on the defensive line - Marcell Dareus, who failed a conditioning test a week ago, and Alan Branch, who was placed on the non-football illness list. Both passed their physicals on Thrusday, reported ESPN’s Field Yates. Dareus looks to straighten up and fly right after some off-field issues, and the team is banking...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Claim C Jared Wheeler, Waive CB Brandon Smith

  The Buffalo Bills announced that they have claimed C Jared Wheeler off of waivers from the Panthers Thursday. The Bills waived CB Brandon Smith in a corresponding roster move. Wheeler signed on with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Miami (FL) earlier this year. The Panthers placed him on waivers Wednesday. He was named the University of Miami...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stock rising on Bills' QB Jeff Tuel

When your starting quarterback has developed a nasty habit of suffering knee injuries, the training camp battle for the backup job tends to be conducted with a bit more urgency. Yes, the sample size is small for EJ Manuel, and perhaps his 2013 rookie season was an anomaly as two of his three knee injuries could certainly be classified as fluky. Nonetheless, they happened, and he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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