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How effective were the Buffalo Bills during the NFL Draft

If you are like most people, you are in some way connected to some form of social media and if you look at the Buffalo Bills and their fans reactions over the past three days, you’ll likely see nothing but happiness for their 2016 NFL Draft class. In the first two days alone, Buffalo managed to fill their biggest holes on the roster with three starting caliber players. AROUND...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills reportedly won't pick up option on former 1st-rounder EJ Manuel

Three years after taking him in the first round of the draft, the Buffalo Bills reportedly have declined to pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback EJ Manuel, according to multiple reports.Manuel, who was taken with the 16th pick in 2013, started 10 games as a rookie but only two last year, when Tyrod Taylor was injured. Manuel's passing numbers have decreased in each of his...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills Reportedly Decline QB EJ Manuel’s Fifth-Year Option

The Buffalo Bills have reportedly declined to exercise QB EJ Manuel‘s fifth-year option on Monday, according to ESPN.com. The fifth-year option would have run the Bills $11.3 million in 2017, but was guaranteed only for injury and wouldn’t have prevented them from working on a long-term extension over the next year. Manuel, 26, was taken with the No. 16 overall pick back in 2013...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills Release Three Playing Including DE Jarius Wynn

The Buffalo Bills announced that they’ve released DE Jarius Wynn, and placed CB Merrill Noel and C Ronald Patrick on waivers. Wynn, 29, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers back in 2009. He was in the final year of his two-year, $2.2 million contract and was set to make a base salary of $1 million for the 2016 season. In 2015, Wynn appeared in 11 games and recorded 18...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

How well did the Buffalo Bills address their needs during draft

With the 2016 NFL Draft in the books, many teams were able to fill in gaps in their depth charts with the hopes that the players taken can produce for years to come. While it is much too early in the process to know for sure whether the players taken will do well in the NFL, looking at what each player will likely bring to their respective team can give a good indication of what...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grades for each Buffalo Bills pick during the NFL Draft

Saying that the Buffalo Bills had a good draft may be the understatement of the year. In fact, the Bills probably had one of the NFL’s best drafts this year considering how well the team did to fill some it’s many key holes on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft 2016: Five teams that killed it NFL Draft 2016: Recapping all seven rounds...
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Way-Too-Early Projections for the Bills 2017 Offseason Needs

With the NFL Draft and free agency over, we now take a look the offseason needs the Buffalo Bills will likely have addressed next season by about this time. Right Tackle No one can say the Bills haven’t tried to fill their deficiency at this position.  The Bills drafted both Cyrus Kouandjio and Seantrel Henderson in an effort to fill up the major weakness on their front five,...
Via TopSportsReport
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Video: Cardale Jones rips shirt off after getting drafted

Former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is now a Buffalo Bill after getting drafted by the team in the fourth round. It looks like he could end up competing for a starting job and he was very excited about hearing his name called. He was having a party watching the draft on Saturday and when his named popped up on the screen, it was absolute party time for the former Buckeye...
Via Campus Sports Net
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WATCH: Cardale Jones rips shirt off after being drafted

Of the 12 Ohio State players who were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, none had a more emotional career than Cardale Jones, who went from third-string to national champion starter to backup. His off-the-field antics were as much of a roller coaster, too.  So it makes sense that Jones’ NFL Draft celebration was the best and most enegertic of them all. Land Grant Holy Land has...
Via College Spun
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Sixth-round pick says he might be the fastest player in the NFL

The Buffalo Bills selected former TCU star receiver Kolby Listenbee with the 192nd overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, and though Listenbee is recovering from surgery to repair a sports hernia, he made some bold claims about what he'll bring to the team. Listenbee said Saturday that if he wasn't playing football, he could be an Olympic sprinter.Via ESPN:"I'm the fastest player probably...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Looking at some of their draft picks

As the NFL draft wraps up, let’s look back at some of the more notable picks the Buffalo Bills made in the 2016 draft: 1st round, pick 19:  Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson The Bills made an awesome selection when they chose Lawson.  He was dominant at the college level, and can step in and contribute to the Bills defensive line rotation immediately.  A lot of mock drafts didn’t have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills take OSU QB Cardale Jones Saturday, ups Buckeyes count to 12

Ohio State’s domination of the 2016 NFL Draft continues. This time around, it’s a former signal-caller who will be attempting to make his mark in the league. Cardale Jones, who led the Buckeyes to a Big Ten title and two College Football Playoff game wins in 2014-2015, is headed to Buffalo. Jones, who many consider a project because of his up-and-down career at OSU, was taken...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills turning attention to other draft needs, including QB

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Having addressed the Buffalo Bills' immediate needs on coach Rex Ryan's defensive front seven, general manager Doug Whaley intends to turn his attention to other positions on the final day of the NFL draft. Yes, that includes the possibility of selecting a quarterback. Tyrod Taylor has already been named as the starter entering this season. But Taylor...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills release linebacker AJ Tarpley, tight end Jacob Maxwell

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have freed roster space by releasing linebacker A.J. Tarpley and tight end Jacob Maxwell. Tarpley announced last month that he was retiring after one season rather than risk another concussion. Tarpley said he had two concussions last year and four throughout his career. Maxwell finished last season on the Bills practice squad and was...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shaq Lawson expected to need shoulder surgery

While he’s been a member of the team for less than 24 hours, the Buffalo Bills have already gotten some troubling news about Shaq Lawson. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the No. 19 overall pick will require shoulder surgery at some point. Lawson is disputing the report. According to Mike Rodak of ESPN, Lawson claimed that the shoulder injury happened in 2013, when...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Lawson To Keep No. 90 With Buffalo Bills

Former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the No. 19 overall pick during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night, but not everything will change for the pass rusher.  On Friday, the Bills announced Lawson will wear No. 90 in Buffalo – the same number he wore in college. Very cool.  Coming to Ralph Wilson Stadium this fall. 9️0️...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thurman Thomas: 'My brain looks like it went through a car windshield’

Former Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins running back Thurman Thomas played 13 years in the National Football League. He put up nearly 2,900 rush attempts while adding 472 receptions during what ended up being a Hall of Fame career. This means that Thomas was hit thousands of times during his decade-plus in the game. Now turning 50 years old next month, Thomas recently spoke about...
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Report: Bills considering Hackenberg with 19th pick

The Buffalo Bills apparently aren’t sold on Tyrod Taylor to be the team’s starter of the future. Even after Taylor put up a stellar 2015 campaign in his first season with the Bills, they have been kicking the tires on quarterbacks heading into the 2016 NFL draft. Now comes this report from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King indicating that Buffalo is heavily considering former...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thurman Thomas opens up about effects of concussions

Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas is the latest former NFL player to open up about the health issues he suffers from as a result of head injuries. Thomas spoke at a concussion summit in Canada on Friday, and the Buffalo Bills legend revealed that he struggles with mood swings that have gotten worse over the years. “Still to this day, I can’t control my mood swings,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins misses Bills voluntary camp to teach at kids camp… and hit up casino

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins called out his teammates and coaches following playoff elimination this past season, essentially saying people need to have jobs put on the line if they aren’t performing up to standard. It would lead one to wonder why he wasn’t seen in Buffalo for voluntary team workouts this week. However, some have taken Watkins to task for not showing...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills release Tony Steward two months after death of fiancee

The Buffalo Bills on Tuesday released linebacker Tony Steward, a professional setback that comes only months after a devastating personal tragedy. Steward, a second-year player out of Clemson, recently lost fiancée Brittany Burns, who passed away on Feb. 1 from ovarian cancer. Still, the linebacker, who appeared in seven games in his rookie season, accepted the news with incredible...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watkins skipped Bills voluntary workouts to hit a casino

Buffalo Bills voluntary workouts started on Monday, but one notable name was missing: Sammy Watkins. Watkins, as it turned out, was spotted at a World Series of Poker event at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina on Monday night, and posted a Facebook photo seemingly confirming his whereabouts. Rex Ryan doesn’t seem overly concerned by the absence, though he didn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump: Rex Ryan ‘won the championships in New York’

Rex Ryan on Monday night introduced Donald Trump at a rally in Buffalo ahead of Tuesday’s New York primary, and the Republican presidential nominee frontrunner erred by suggesting the Buffalo Bills head coach won championships during his tenure with the New York Jets. And Rex introduces Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/jldy4aAo0o — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) April 18, 2016 “He...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy, Lou Williams have strange Twitter fight

The final game of Kobe Bryant’s NBA career led to countless memorable moments on Wednesday night. For whatever reason, one of them was a Twitter beef between Lakers guard Lou Williams and LeSean McCoy. It all started when McCoy called out Lakers players who were hugging Kobe after his 60- point performance. Damn all them clowns hugging the greatest — Lesean McCoy (@CutonDime25...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Percy Harvin unlikely to play in 2016

It was reported by Pro Football Talk last month that free-agent wide receiver Percy Harvin would “definitely” play in 2016 after a brief stint with the Buffalo Bills last season. But a week later, the 27-year-old has apparently changed his mind about playing, even though teams are interested. Though teams have inquired the last few weeks, sources tell me it's "unlikely" Percy...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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