Bills Rumors & News

  • Bills buy Lions pizza and wings for letting them use Ford Field

    Sporting News "When a colossal snowstorm shut down the city of Buffalo last month, the Bills found themselves without a home stadium to use for their Week 12 matchup with the Jets. The Lions were able to lend the Bills the use of Ford Field on short notice, and now the Bills are here to repay the favor. How..." December 17

  • Calculators burn up over Bills’ playoff scenarios

    Buffalo News "Column as I see ’em, Week 15: • Many of you, no doubt, are still basking in the glow of Sunday’s amazing victory over the Packers, the Bills’ biggest win of the millennium. It could be a lot more significant, depending on what takes place over the next two weeks. I’ve spent the last several..." December 16

  • C.J. Spiller could play this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills need to keep winning and get some help to get to the playoffs and they may get a boost from running back C.J. Spiller in that effort this week. Spiller is eligible to play in Week 16 after spending the last eight weeks on injured reserve with a broken collarbone and Bills coach Doug..." December 15

  • Stop Aaron Rodgers? Bills' DBs had it covered

    Buffalo News "Come on, now. Let’s be honest. We knew the Bills had a defense that could give Aaron Rodgers trouble. But what nutcase could have predicted this? Who expected them to make the league’s presumptive MVP look like a chump? “We did,” safety Aaron Williams said Sunday after the Bills’ stunning 21-13..." December 15

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    #Bills inactives: Searcy, Summers, Randell Johnson, Kouandjio, Deonte Thompson, Gragg, Jarius Wynn

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    Matthew Fairburn @MatthewFairburn

    Da'Norris Searcy is out with the hamstring injury. Didn't practice today even though he was suited up.

  • Doug Marrone sticking with Kyle Orton over EJ Manuel "The Bills have a five percent chance of making the playoffs, according to Football Outsiders' DVOA Odds, but that isn't stopping head coach Doug Marrone from playing Kyle Orton at quarterback. The prevailing theory would be to let rookie EJ Manuel take his lumps for the remaining four games and..." December 11

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Bills waive Mike Williams, who could still land on IR

    Buffalo Rumblings "One way or another, Mike Williams' short-lived career with the Buffalo Bills is on the verge of being over. Either he'll be claimed by a team by tomorrow evening, or he'll land on IR and eventually be cut. The Buffalo Bills have waived wide receiver Mike Williams with an injury designation,..." December 09

  • Self-inflicted wounds haunt Bills in Denver loss

    Buffalo News "This was one of those losses more effectively summed up with sighs and head shakes than words. Oh, they tried talking about it. Doug Marrone took a half-hearted stab during his postgame news conference. Players did the same a short while later in the visitors’ locker room at Sports Authority..." December 08

  • Broncos' defense, run game beat Bills as Peyton Manning has off-day

    Denver Post "They won with a swarming, opportunistic defense. They triumphed because of a physical, slam-between-the-tackles running game. They didn't earn this victory because of a touchdown pass. Peyton Manning, for the first time as a Bronco and 52 games overall, didn't throw any. Relatively speaking,..." December 08

  • Mike Williams confused by role with Buffalo Bills, still doesn't think anyone can cover him "Buffalo Bills wide receiver Mike Williams hasn't changed. He wants you to know that, as he stands by his locker, his calf wrapped after injuring it during the second-to-last period of Bills' practice on Thursday leading up to their Week 14 game against the Denver Broncos. He says he'll be back..." December 04

  • Bills, Rogers Communications reach agreement to terminate Toronto Series

    Buffalo Rumblings "Rejoice, Buffalo Bills fans: the Toronto Series is officially dead, and the Bills will be playing all of their games in Orchard Park for the foreseeable future. The inevitable has finally occurred: Buffalo Bills president Russ Brandon announced on Wednesday that the team and Rogers..." December 03

  • Struggling Bills WR Sammy Watkins has hip ailment

    Buffalo Rumblings "A rough stretch might be getting rougher for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins, as he enters a critical week for the 7-5 Bills nursing a hip injury. The news of the injury came on Monday, when head coach Doug Marrone disclosed to reporters that Watkins had injured himself in Sunday's..." December 02

  • Spiller health update "Bills RB C.J. Spiller, who was placed on I-R – designated to return after suffering a shoulder injury in the win over Minnesota, has been making good progress in his efforts to return before the end of the regular season. Head coach Doug Marrone provided an update. “We’re hoping to see C.J. to..." December 02

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    Jay Skurski @JaySkurski

    Sammy Watkins played every snap yesterday, but he suffered a hip injury, the team said today. The severity of it is unclear. #Bills

  • Playoff-caliber defense anchors Bills’ victory over Browns

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills have a playoff defense. Period. They’ve got some offensive issues, to be certain, and the math strongly suggests they’re on the outside looking in when it comes to actually playing beyond the regular season. But that defense? It is more than worthy of being a part of the..." December 01

  • Marcell Dareus limps to the locker room in Buffalo

    Pro Football Talk "Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus limped to the locker room late in the second quarter in today’s game against the Browns. It wasn’t immediately clear what kind of injury Dareus suffered. He was able to walk without assistance, but he appeared to be in pain." November 30

  • Mike Williams among Buffalo’s inactives

    Pro Football Talk "For the third time this season, wide receiver Mike Williams is a healthy scratch for Buffalo. Williams is one of the Bills’ seven inactives for Sunday’s game against Cleveland. He was active for Monday’s win vs. the Jets, playing six snaps on special teams and none on offense. The..." November 30

  • Bills fans raise more than $60K for former star LB Darryl Talley "For 14 seasons, including 12 with the Bills, Darryl Talley was an NFL linebacker, racking up 1,190 tackles and two Pro Bowl honors. But as detailed in this Buffalo News story by Tim Graham, Talley is struggling these days. As Graham wrote: He's 54, but his body is a wreck and continues to..." November 29

  • Twitter battle may light a needed spark for Bills

    Buffalo News "For the most part, I enjoyed Donte Whitner when he played in Buffalo. He was bright, engaging and passionate, a guy who spoke his mind and wore his heart on his sleeve. When the Bills played in his hometown of Cleveland, it made for a nice story about the native son returning home. This..." November 27

  • Fred Jackson, other Buffalo Bills say they have no respect for Browns 'idiot' Donte Whitner "Donte Whitner sure knows how to strike a chord. Back in July, the former Buffalo Bills first-round pick who is now playing safety for the Browns, felt the need to go after the city of Buffalo and Bills fans on Twitter. That caused fans on both sides to circle the Week 13 game between the Browns..." November 26

  • WR Marcus Thigpen claimed by Bills, added to 53-man roster "Orchard Park, NY - The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has claimed and been awarded WR Marcus Thigpen. Thigpen entered the NFL in 2009 when he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles. The 5-9, 200 pound Indiana product has played in 36 career games seeing time..." November 26

  • Bills make it official: They’ll play in Buffalo on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Before they played the Jets in Detroit on Monday night, Bills president Russ Brandon said there were “no red flags” standing in the way of the team returning to Ralph Wilson Stadium for their Week 13 game against the Browns. On Tuesday, Brandon made it official. “We will play the Browns at..." November 25

  • Bills president: Team returning to Buffalo this week, will host Browns "Bills team president Russ Brandon said Sunday morning there are "no red flags" preventing the team from practicing back in Buffalo this week and hosting the Browns next Sunday. Brandon and team officials who are in Detroit for Monday night's game with the Jets have been in contact with..." November 24

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Marrone says they are planning on Fred Jackson playing Sunday.

  • Free tickets gone within 10 minutes "Minutes after the Lions made free tickets available for Monday night's rescheduled game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, fans were being turned away from the box office at Ford Field. The team originally planned on distributing tickets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, but fans scooped..." November 23

  • Jerry Hughes fined $22,050 for abusive language to an official

    Pro Football Talk "Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes said something naughty to an official on Thursday night, and he’ll pay for it. The NFL has fined Hughes $22,050 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Specifically, according to the NFL, Hughes “directed abusive language towards an official.” We don’t know exactly what..." November 23

  • Bills list RB Fred Jackson questionable for Week 12

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Bills running back Fred Jackson was a limited participant in practice Saturday and was designated as questionable for Monday night's contest against the Jets, per the team's official website. Jackson sat out Week 11 against Miami after suffering a setback Week 10 against Kansas City." November 22

  • Bills arrive in Detroit, practice "After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice. Then they changed clothes at portable lockers in a hallway -- a makeshift setup that underscored just how different this road trip will be. The Bills arrived in the Detroit area Friday and held practice that night at..." November 22

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    Jarius Wynn is the only #Bills player not on the practice field

  • Bills vs. Jets, 2014 NFL Week 12: free tickets at Ford Field

    Buffalo Rumblings "If you'd like to take in the Bills-Jets game in Detroit on Monday night, good news: you can pick up free tickets starting tomorrow morning (or sooner, if you're a season ticket holder in either Buffalo or Detroit). Tickets to Monday night's Buffalo Bills versus New York Jets tilt at Ford Field..." November 22

  • Bills give fans wrong number for ticket refunds

    SB Nation "Moving the New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game to Monday night in Detroit solved one problem but caused another. The Bills now have to go about refunding those who purchased tickets expecting to see the game on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium -- and apparently they're not doing a very good job of..." November 21

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    NFL's Mike Signora: "Due to public safety concerns ... Sunday's Jets-Bills game will not be played in Buffalo."

  • N.Y. governor: Jets-Bills game 'impractical'

    ESPN New York "With more snow falling in the area around Ralph Wilson Stadium, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo considers it "impractical" to play Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets as scheduled. "Everybody would love to see a Bills game go forward, but I think even more, everybody wants to..." November 20

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Per source, if Jets-Bills isn't played in Buffalo, the options are Detroit, Toronto, and New Jersey.

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    Peter King @SI_PeterKing

    Jets at Bills, 7 pm, Monday Ford Field, Detroit. Bills will be practicing in Det beginning late tomorrow-- if they can get there.

  • Jets-Bills game could be delayed due to snow

    Pro Football Talk "Nearly four years ago, a major blizzard that hit during what would have been game time forced the NFL to move a Sunday night game between the Vikings and Eagles to Tuesday night. Now, a series of snowstorms could delay Sunday’s game between the Jets and Bills in Buffalo. Per a league source,..." November 20

  • Bills hiring snow shovelers for $10 an hour, free game tickets "Parts of the Buffalo area are under six feet of snow and more is expected in the days leading up to Sunday's Jets-Bills get-together. As it stands, the game is still a go but in order to make that happen, the Bills need your help. Specifically: Can you shovel snow? Do you like football? How..." November 19

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Even with snowpocalypse for #Bills, plan is still a 1 pm kickoff Sunday vs #Jets. They are working on snow removal but more expected tonight

  • Marrone defends his decisions on fourth down

    Buffalo News "Doug Marrone disputes the notion he’s conservative by nature. “I think I do what’s best for us to win,” the Buffalo Bills’ embattled head coach said Monday. “I don’t put a ‘thing’ on it. I don’t look at is as being conservative. It’s a matter of what we have to do to win.” The Bills, though,..." November 18

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    Marrone says barring a setback Fred Jackson will be back at full capacity. #Bills

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    Matthew Fairburn @MatthewFairburn

    The Bills officially placed Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve and signed safety Bacarri Rambo.

  • Leo Roth: Bills should start EJ Manuel at quarterback

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Now that the Great Kyle Orton Gamble has backfired, where do the Buffalo Bills go from here? From this breakfast table, there are two options over the final six games of yet another season of dashed hopes, failed dreams and spilt milk. 1. Stick with Orton who is 3-3 as the team's starting..." November 16

  • Leodis McKelvin out indefinitely "Buffalo Bills cornerback Leodis McKelvin fractured his ankle in Thursday's loss to the Miami Dolphins and is out indefinitely. "We'll have to see what we're going to do with that," coach Doug Marrone said Monday. "We're in discussions there, meaning the roster spot and what goes on and where we..." November 15

  • Bills not happy with officials; Stephon Gilmore calls PI 'a bullshit call' "While the Dolphins' 22-9 victory vs. the Bills didn't feature much exciting offensive action, there were quite a few controversial calls from referee Walt Coleman's crew that mostly went in favor of Miami. Buffalo quarterback Kyle Orton was flagged for intentional grounding in the end zone,..." November 14

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    Doug Marrone: #Bills CB Leodis McKelvin has a fractured ankle, discussions ongoing about what to do with that roster spot.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Speaking of Kiko Alonso: He’s ahead of schedule from ACL surgery, started running in straight lines a month ago. Will be ready for OTAs, etc

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Decent chance that Bills RB Fred Jackson sits tonight's game against the Dolphins out. Much more up in the air than last week.