Bills Rumors & News

  • Bills cornerback Kevon Seymour winning over head coach with personality and play

    Buffalo News "Published Wed, Jun 21, 2017 SHARE TWEET EMAIL For the most part, Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott doesn't overtly play favorites with his players. He doesn't hesitate to say nice things, but never really gushes about anyone. McDermott pretty much will do what he..." June 22

  • Shaq Lawson on second season with Bills: 'It's time to bring what I had back when I was in college'

    Buffalo News "Shaq Lawson's first season in the NFL never had much of a chance to be anything but a disappointment. When the most memorable event of your rookie minicamp is undergoing shoulder surgery, you're pretty much starting from the bottom of a hole. And when the climb is made even more difficult by a..." June 21

  • Andre Holmes jumps out to early lead in Bills' wide receiver race

    Buffalo News "The race for roster spots at wide receiver with the Buffalo Bills will be a long one. Coming out of the gates, however, Andre Holmes has the lead. The veteran, who was signed as a free agent after four years with the Oakland Raiders, took advantage when those ahead of him on the depth chart..." June 19

  • Andre Holmes jumps out to early lead in Bills' wide receiver race

    Buffalo News "The race for roster spots at wide receiver with the Buffalo Bills will be a long one. Coming out of the gates, however, Andre Holmes has the lead. The veteran, who was signed as a free agent after four years with the Oakland Raiders, took advantage when those ahead of him on the depth chart..." June 19

  • Bills CB Tre'Davious White might just be scratching the surface of his vast potential

    Buffalo News "Sean McDermott couldn’t figure out what was going on with Tre’Davious White. It’s not that the Buffalo Bills’ rookie cornerback was screwing up on the practice field. It’s that he wasn’t. “Really, I’ve had to sit back in my office up there and ask myself why haven’t I noticed Tre’Davious, in..." June 18

  • Tyrod Taylor: Offense took “great strides” during offseason work

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills once again are breaking in a new coaching staff and a new offense. Which makes the offseason program more important than usual. As far as quarterback Tyrod Taylor is concerned, the offseason program went a long way toward preparing the players for the first year under offensive..." June 18

  • Maiorana: Bills are heading in right direction, but playoffs aren't likely in 2017

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Now that the NFL’s silly season is over - the three-month stretch of weight lifting, meetings, playbook refinement, and touch football practices that the media seems so intent on making a big deal of - it’s time to take stock of the Buffalo Bills. The league is on a six-week break until the..." June 17

  • Jonathan Williams gets a small taste of what it will be like as Bills' No. 2 running back

    Buffalo News "Offseason practices in the NFL are heavy on simulation. Yes, there's actual throwing and catching, running and cutting, but bodies aren't slamming against each other as they do when pads are on. Each session takes on the look and feel of a pure dress rehearsal. It's all about learning about taking..." June 15

  • Sean McDermott “not into” declaring Bills offseason winners

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills have a new coach this season and Sean McDermott is different from their last coach in several ways, including his taste for offseason braggadocio. Rex Ryan had quite the appetite for it with the Jets and he didn’t lose it when he took the Buffalo job, as evidenced by last summer’s..." June 15

  • Lions sign former Bills lineman Cyrus Kouandjio

    Buffalo News "Former Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio has found a new team. Kouandjio signed with the Detroit Lions Thursday, according to ESPN's Field Yates. The Lions confirmed the move. The Lions Thursday also acquired offensive tackle Greg Robinson, a former second overall draft pick,..." June 15

  • Reggie Ragland puts knee through first big test in Bills' OTAs

    Buffalo News "The very first play of Reggie Ragland's very first practice since undergoing reconstructive surgery on his left knee was a run. As the Buffalo Bills' middle linebacker went to take on a blocker, the knee "kind of popped a little bit." He knew it was just some scar tissue breaking loose and..." June 12

  • Reggie Ragland puts knee through first big test in Bills' OTAs

    Buffalo News "The very first play of Reggie Ragland's very first practice since undergoing reconstructive surgery on his left knee was a run. As the Buffalo Bills' middle linebacker went to take on a blocker, the knee "kind of popped a little bit." He knew it was just some scar tissue breaking loose and..." June 12

  • Kevin Dodd's foot injury, surgeries mirror former Clemson teammate Sammy Watkins

    Tennessean "This wasn’t the start to his NFL career that Kevin Dodd envisioned when the Titans used an early second-round draft pick on the Clemson defensive end after his dominant performance against Alabama in the 2016 national championship game. Of course his former college teammate, Bills wide receiver..." June 11

  • Bills’ new coaching staff a challenge for Marcell Dareus

    Buffalo News "Disciplined isn't among the first words used to describe Marcell Dareus. Reckless, maybe. Unfocused, perhaps. Overpaid … underachiever … you get the picture. Dareus' train wreck of a 2016 season left him at a crossroads in his NFL career. He was at the bottom of a hill he had once stood..." June 11

  • Zay Jones sees no reason to worry in early stages with Bills

    Buffalo News "Zay Jones doesn't fret over what most might assume are negative circumstances he has encountered in the embryonic stages of his NFL career. Take, for instance, that knee injury he suffered during the Buffalo Bills' rookie minicamp last month. "That's football," Jones says. "Things happen all..." June 10

  • Bisons to honor Bills' Marcell Dareus on June 13

    Buffalo News "Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will be honored by one of the city's other pro sports franchises, the Bisons, on Tuesday, June 13. It will be "Marcell Dareus Day" when the Bisons face the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Coca-Cola Field. Through his Dareus Foundation, he will donate..." June 08

  • Jonathan WIlliams found not guilty of DUI

    TMZ "Great day for Buffalo Bills running back Jonathan Williams -- who fought his 2016 drunk driving arrest ... AND WON. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Williams -- a 5th round pick out of Arkansas in 2016 -- was pulled over in Fayatteville, AR on July 14 when cops suspected he had been..." June 08

  • Body Found in Indiana River Identified as Former NFL Player James Hardy III

    NBC Chicago "The body of former NFL wide receiver James Hardy III was reportedly found in the in an Indiana river near Fort Wayne on Wednesday, officials said. The Allen County Coroner’s Office announced that Hardy's body was identified Thursday afternoon after being found in the Maumee River, according to..." June 08

  • Sammy Watkins returns to individual drills

    Pro Football Talk "Bills coach Sean McDermott updated the status of some injured players on Thursday and the news was mostly positive. Wide receiver Sammy Watkins began doing individual drills with the team for the first time this offseason at Tuesday’s practice. Watkins had not practiced during the offseason..." June 08

  • Salary conflict could keep Jeremy Maclin from signing with Bills

    Yardbarker "Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin surprisingly wound up a free agent on June 2. It did not take long for a receiver-needy Buffalo Bills to reach out to host Maclin for a visit. Though, according to a report by NFL.com, it is speculated that a salary conflict could be the reason that Maclin left New..." June 08

  • Uber from Chicago to Buffalo: $900. Friendship between Bills player and driver: Priceless.

    Washington Post "Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright found himself in a bind on Sunday night. He badly wanted to attend the team’s voluntary workouts — which began Monday — but was stuck at Chicago O’Hare airport with no flights available. And so to solve the problem, Wright whipped out his smartphone, opened..." June 08

  • Cyrus Kouandjio To Visit Lions

    Pro Football Rumors "Free agent offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio announced Tuesday on Twitter that he’s flying to Detroit to visit the Lions, who could use another bookend in light of Taylor Decker‘s shoulder injury. The 6-foot-7, 323-pound Kouandjio hit the open market when the Bills cut him in late May, which..." June 07

  • Bills CB Shareece Wright took Uber from Chicago to Buffalo for voluntary OTAs

    Sportsnaut "For some NFL players, the word voluntary in front of OTAs means you can do your thing. For others, making these practices means everything. Consider Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright to be a member of the latter group. This is how important it was for Wright to show up for voluntary..." June 07

  • Maclin leaves Buffalo without deal

    TSN "Jeremy Maclin is leaving Buffalo without a contract. The recently released Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver visited the Bills facility Wednesday but according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, he is leaving Buffalo and heading to Baltimore for a visit with the Ravens. Maclin was a..." June 07

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • LeSean McCoy's Captions Instagram Post with Jeremy Maclin 'Signing Players'

    Bleacher Report "Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy took his recruitment of free-agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to social media Wednesday. As seen in the following screenshot of his Instagram story from WGR 550's Sal Capaccio, McCoy tagged a video of himself and Maclin with "signing players daily,"..." June 07

  • Assault accusation made against Rex and Rob Ryan

    Pro Football Talk "The video of fraternal-twin former NFL coaches Rex and Rob Ryan involved in a Nashville kerfuffle on Sunday apparently has resulted in a former accusation of assault. Via TMZ, Matthew Havel of Colorado has filed a simple assault report against the Ryan brothers after an incident at the..." June 07

  • Jeremy Maclin will visit Bills, maybe the Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "Now that Jeremy Maclin can officially talk to teams, he’s lining up visits with a pair of them. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Maclin is scheduled to visit the Bills today, and plans are being made to see the Ravens Wednesday as well. Of course, the Bills can prevent him from making..." June 06

  • Bills sign WR Rashad Ross; waive Kolby Listenbee

    BuffaloBills.com "The Bills added to their receiver ranks on Tuesday, it’s just not who many Bills fans might have been expecting. Buffalo signed free agent WR Rashad Ross. Ross, 27, spent the last two seasons with Washington, appearing in 18 games and serving primarily as a kick returner. The Arizona State..." June 06

  • Do the Bills employees who call the shots want Jeremy Maclin?

    Pro Football Talk "Certain Bills employees have made clear their interest in receiver Jeremy Maclin. But what about the Bills employees directly responsible for adding players? At this point, no one knows whether G.M. Brandon Beane or coach Sean McDermott want to add Maclin to the depth chart. However, everyone..." June 05

  • Wade Phillips kicked officiating crew out of Bills’ facility over Music City Miracle

    Pro Football Talk "The new Wade Phillips book, Son of Bum, contains plenty of stories from decades of NFL experience. One story relates to the aftermath of the last time the Bills played in the postseason. In the offseason following a loss to the Titans as a result of the notorious Music City Miracle, an..." June 04

  • Bills in ‘preliminary talks’ with Pro Bowl WR Jeremy Maclin

    Sportsnaut "Tyrod Taylor is begging the Buffalo Bills to sign Jeremy Maclin, and LeSean McCoy is recruiting him as well. Now we’re getting word that the Bills are in preliminary talks with the free agent receiver, which could certainly lead to a deal in the near future if Maclin is so inclined to join..." June 04

  • LeSean McCoy, Tyrod Taylor putting full-court press on WR Jeremy Maclin to sign with Bills

    Buffalo News ""Don't be surprised," if Jeremy Maclin signs with the Buffalo Bills, says former teammate LeSean McCoy. Speaking Sunday at his charity softball game here at Frontier Field, McCoy said he was the first person to text with Maclin after the wide receiver was a surprise release by the Kansas City..." June 04

  • LeSean McCoy apparently bets $200K on Warriors to beat the Cavaliers

    CBS Sports "The Golden State Warriors came into the 2017 NBA Finals as huge favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers, with a series price of -260. That means to win $100 on the Warriors, you would need to wager $260. Which is exactly what Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy appears to have done, only on..." June 04

  • Potential landing spots for Jeremy Maclin

    NFL.com "Now that we've had time to digest Kansas City's Friday evening release of Jeremy Maclin, it's time to project where the veteran could be headed. At 29 years old, one would think he's got at least a couple more years of effective football left in him. As we detailed Friday, his stats did see a..." June 03

  • Is The NFLPA Still Preparing For A Lockout?

    Pro Football Rumors "We learned back in May that the NFLPA’s board of representatives had approved a plan that would set aside millions of dollars into a “work-stoppage fund,” allowing the players to make some money if an NFL season is cancelled or delayed. Now, it sounds like the Players Association wants the..." June 03

  • The NFL will allow liquor ads during their games this year

    The Comeback "You’re about to start seeing liquor ads during NFL games this season. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has relented on allowing liquor ads during games, though the total spots will be limited to just four per game and two during pre and postgame shows. The NFL said it will accept..." June 03

  • Bills add cornerback Greg Mabin

    Pro Football Talk "The Buffalo Bills announced the signing of cornerback Greg Mabin on Thursday. Mabin signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Iowa. A hamstring injury limited Mabin during the team’s rookie mini-camp and he was ultimately waived by the Buccaneers..." June 02

  • Too early to say Watkins is headed toward being a bust

    Buffalo News "OXSports.com's Cameron DaSilva is a bit premature in putting Sammy Watkins on a list of 11 recently drafted players he says are on the verge of becoming busts. DaSilva has the Bills' receiver ranked No. 2, behind Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles. "Watkins is trending toward..." June 02

  • John Clayton cracks joke after being laid off by ESPN

    Sportsnaut "With ESPN since 1995, long-time NFL reporter John Clayton received news that he was the latest victim of layoffs from the sports leader. It’s just the latest example of ESPN cutting its budget as a way to make up for sagging ratings and profits. In confirming the news on Wednesday, the..." May 31

  • NFLPA wants players to start saving money in advance of next work stoppage

    Pro Football Talk "It’s already been six years since the last NFL work stoppage. Which means that it’s only four years until, possibly, the next one. The NFL Players Association wants its players to be ready for it then by saving money now. “We wound up in a situation where unfortunately [savings] didn’t..." May 31

  • 11 recent NFL Draft picks on the verge of becoming busts

    Fox Sports "Every year, a handful of players taken in the first round turn out to be busts. It’s a disappointing trend in the NFL, but it’s the harsh reality teams and players have to face. There are a number of guys taken in recent drafts who are on the verge of becoming draft busts. Whether it’s due to..." May 31

  • Preston Brown ready to challenge Reggie Ragland for Bills' starting middle linebacker job

    Buffalo News "This is familiar territory for Preston Brown. The Buffalo Bills’ linebacker is used to learning new defenses and being challenged for his job, and this season will be no different. Former second-round draft pick Reggie Ragland is back from injury and has his eyes on the starting job at middle..." May 30

  • Why newly signed LB Hodges could be a big help

    BuffaloBills.com "Why new LB Gerald Hodges could be a big help Newly signed Bills linebacker Gerald Hodges was the subject of some encouraging words courtesy of Bleacher Report. Here was their synopsis of the signing with Hodges coming off a career year in San Francisco. The 49ers gave Hodges an opportunity..." May 29

  • Roster turnover is well underway for Bills, but more change looms on the horizon

    Buffalo News "Sean McDermott started his Thursday press conference asking reporters to give their name and affiliation before asking a question. The Buffalo Bills’ coach believes it’s important to address people by name, so it was his way of trying to memorize as many of them as he can. “As we go forward,..." May 28

  • Joe Powell's long, unlikely journey leads to second chance with the Bills

    Buffalo News "These are the moments that matter so much for guys like Joe Powell. Established players can pretty much cruise through voluntary OTA practices. There's no contact, nothing remotely close to game-like intensity. They know when they have to turn it on, when judgements are going to be at their..." May 27

  • Bills' Wood feeling 'close to a hundred percent' in return from broken leg

    Buffalo News "Looking back, Eric Wood is able to smile while remembering how the Buffalo Bills' medical staff simply tried to soften the blow of the bad news he fully expected to hear. There he was, on the field of Seattle's CenturyLink Field during last November's Monday night game against the Seahawks,..." May 26

  • NFL continues to punish top assistant coaches

    ALL 22 "There are probably a lot of disappointed assistant coaches around the NFL this week. At the beginning of the week, there was a sense of joy and triumph amongst them. However, that elation and satisfaction has been tabled. On Tuesday, when the NFL owners met in Chicago for their annual May..." May 26

  • LeSean McCoy looks forward to catching passes in new Bills offense

    Pro Football Talk "As the Bills implement a new offense, questions remain regarding whether running back LeSean McCoy will be able to adjust his running style to the one-cut approach that coordinator Rick Dennison employs. There’s no question about McCoy’s level of excitement regarding the new air attack in..." May 26

  • Bills concerned with Charles Clay’s “knee situation”

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills signed a tight end on Wednesday with Wes Saxton joining the team as part of a series of roster moves and coach Sean McDermott said Thursday that the move was not made because of the team’s concerns about Charles Clay’s knee. That’s not to say that the team has no concerns about Clay’s..." May 25

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