BILLS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Most Buffalo Bills signings have been for minimum contracts

Lots of tiny contracts. The Buffalo Bills have signed fifteen free agents so far this offseason and eight of them are making the veteran minimum or another salary at or below $1.1 million in the first year. General manager Doug Whaley has shown a propensity for inking these short, small deals for veterans and the trend continues in 2017. The numbers used here are a combination of...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
3 hours ago

Important 2017 Buffalo Bills offseason dates announced

All of the important dates in one, easy-to-find place! As we transition from the free agency period to the NFL draft prep portion of the offseason, it’s worth noting that the time for minicamps and other offseason activities will soon be upon us. With that in mind, here is a quick summary of what’s to come in the Buffalo Bills’ off-season schedule. Monday, April 3 is the first...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
5 hours ago

Bills Today: Taylor makes list of free agent winners

He wasn't really ever a free agent this offseason, but Tyrod Taylor made the list of winners during this current free agency period.
Via BuffaloBills.com
10 hours ago

Buffalo Bills aren't planning pre-draft luncheon with GM Doug Whaley, scouts

What could this mean? There are a few distinct possibilities. The Buffalo Bills pre-draft luncheon, an annual tradition when the team’s GM and select scouting-department members speak to the media, will not include Doug Whaley and his scouts this year. This news was reported by WGR 550’s Sal Capaccio. According to Capaccio, Buffalo’s head coach Sean McDermott will answer...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
20 hours ago

Lifelong Bills fan takes home a piece of Bills history

Passionate Bills fan and Season Ticket Member Ed Brandt recently visited New Era Field to pick up a unique piece of Bills memorabilia that he won on NFL Auction.
Via BuffaloBills.com
1 day ago

Bills Today: Buffalo picked as top AFC East contender

The Bills were picked by NFL.com as the top AFC East contender to the defending Super Bowl champions.
Via BuffaloBills.com
1 day ago

Free agent LB Zach Brown, Raiders still talking

Former Bills linebacker Zach Brown visited with the Oakland Raiders on Monday and left without a deal, but the door is apparently open on negotiations. According to Brown’s brand new agents, Jason and Michael Katz, they’re still discussing it over with the Raiders brass, but also caution that there are others interested in the 28-year-old. Brown had a career year last season...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders sign former Bills QB E.J. Manuel

The latest free agent quarterback to lock up a new home team is EJ Manuel. Manuel was signed by the Oakland Raiders on Monday after spending four seasons with the Buffalo Bills. The fifth-year quarterback was selected 16th overall by the Bills in 2013. During his rookie year, Manuel played in 10 games, passing for 1,972 yards, 11 touchdowns and threw nine interceptions.After that...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In essence, Rex Ryan’s ESPN salary will be going to the Bills

Last week, we told you that former Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan was hired at ESPN to become a panelist on Sunday NFL Countdown. Well, it appears that if Ryan stays at the Worldwide Leader for the next three years, he won’t be seeing a pretty penny from his Bristol, CT employer. The latest NCAA makes things worse by forcing Kentucky writer to...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis reuniting with the Patriots makes sense for both sides

Darrelle Revis and the New England Patriots seem like a natural fit.Revis was a colossal bust with the New York Jets last season despite banking on a huge contract. He’s now available and a reunion with the Patriots isn’t the craziest thing about this week in March (not by a long shot).It’s why Ben Volin of the Boston Globe just brought it up:Don’t discount the return of...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills reach deal to sign receiver Andre Holmes

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have addressed a key offseason need at receiver by agreeing to sign free agent Andre Holmes. Holmes has five seasons of NFL experience, including the past four in Oakland where he played behind starters Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree. Listed at 6-foot-5 and 208 pounds, Holmes was limited to 14 catches for 126 yards and three touchdowns...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills sign 3 free agents, including CB Leonard Johnson

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have signed three free agents, including cornerback Leonard Johnson. Johnson has five seasons of NFL experience, including last year playing for new Bills coach Sean McDermott in Carolina. Overall, Johnson has five interceptions in 62 career games, including 20 starts. Buffalo needs depth at cornerback after losing starter Stephon Gilmore...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills' former locker room pool table sells at auction for $8,000

The Buffalo Bills’ pool table hit the auction block on Thursday and quickly sold for a hefty $8,000, per TMZ Sports. The proceeds will reportedly go to the Buffalo Bills Foundation. As part of some housekeeping tasks by new head coach Sean McDermott, the pool table housed in the team’s locker room was removed. Guard Richie Incognito said he supported the decision by McDermott...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders signing former Bills QB EJ Manuel

The Oakland Raiders are reportedly going to bring in former Buffalo Bills first-round pick, quarterback EJ Manuel. Manuel, who was the 16th player taken in the 2013 NFL Draft out of Florida State, started just 17 games for the Bills in four years. He posted a record of 6-11 in those starts, completing 58.3 percent of his passes for 3,502 yards with 19 touchdowns and 15 interceptions...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pool table removed from Bills locker room auctioned for charity

First-year Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott attempted to demonstrate there’s a new sheriff in town last week by removing a pool table and some video games from the team’s locker room. And now, one of the apparent unneeded pieces of recreational equipment will be auctioned off in part to raise money for charity.The item’s description, via the auction site:Up for bids...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Percy Harvin is retiring for a second time

Percy Harvin came out of retirement last season to play with the Buffalo Bills, although that stint was brief and short. He played in two games and started one, but only registered two catches for six yards and one rush for 11 yards. After the mostly aborted attempt at a comeback with his fourth different NFL team, the 2009 first round draft pick is calling it a career, and this...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Five takeaways from free agency

Free agency is in full swing, and the Buffalo Bills have stayed relatively quiet, at least in terms of blockbusters.  That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone, especially considering their lack of cap space.  While the Bills moves haven’t been groundbreaking, they’ve been somewhat telling as to the direction, and future plans, of the team, at least from a logical standpoint...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills re-sign Lorenzo Alexander to a two-year deal

Lorenzo Alexander is returning to the Buffalo Bills on a two-year deal, the team announced Saturday. Ian Rapport of NFL Network reported that the deal is worth $9 million, with $4.1 million guaranteed, per a source with knowledge of the deal. Alexander, 33, led the team in sacks a year ago with 12.5 and was named to the Pro Bowl for the second time in his career. After playing for...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Hunter visiting with Patriots

The New England Patriots could use a fast, big-play wide receiver to add to their balanced offensive attack, and they reportedly hosted one for a visit on Friday.According to ESPN’s Field Yates, former second-round pick Justin Hunter was in Foxboro visiting with the Patriots. Hunter, still just 25, has failed to live up to his potential in his first four NFL seasons. The 6-foot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Ryan sends funny tweet about Steven Hauschka’s balls after Bills signed him

Kicker Steven Hauschka is leaving Seattle, and Jon Ryan clearly will miss him.Hauschka reportedly signed a four-year, $12.4 million contract with the Bills, and one of the league’s best kickers will now be faced with the tough task of draining field goals in Orchard Park.The Seahawks punter/Hauschka’s former special-teams teammate is sad to see him go, though, judging by the...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Bills were smart to stick with Tyrod Taylor

Last offseason, after quarterback Tyrod Taylor made the Pro Bowl while posting the NFL’s eighth-best passer rating and rushing for more yards (568) than every quarterback except league MVP Cam Newton, the Buffalo Bills gave Taylor a six-year, $92 million extension. It didn’t immediately pay off, with the 27-year-old’s rate-based statistics dropping off across the board as the...
Via This Given Sunday
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills keeping QB Taylor on restructured contract

Tyrod Taylor and the Bills have come to an agreement that will keep the quarterback in Buffalo for the 2017 season.The team announced on Wednesday that Taylor has agreed to restructure his contract. It was previously reported that Taylor was unwilling to take a pay cut, so it will be interesting to see what the details of the new deal are. Taylor had a team option upcoming that would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills free agency preview

The Buffalo Bills have a lot of questions going into free agency, which starts March 9th at 4 PM eastern time.  The first obviously has to do with Tyrod Taylor, but for the sake of argument, we will assume they pick up his option, and look to build elsewhere.  With a few cuts made yesterday, including kicker Dan Carpenter and cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, they have about $24...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrod Taylor could land with Jets if Bills release him

The New York Jets could consider making a run at Tyrod Taylor if the Buffalo Bills decide to release the veteran in the coming days.With Ryan Fitzpatrick not coming back after an abysmal season, the Jets are in desperate need of help at the quarterback position. The free agent market is so thin at the moment that Mike Glennon is expected to get somewhere in the range of $14 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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