Bills Rumors & News

  • Bills Comfortable Paying Tyrod Taylor $6M Roster Bonus, No Plans To Cut Him

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported Thursday that the Bills are not planning to release QB Tyrod Taylor this offseason and they’re fine paying him the $6 million bonus he has coming his way this offseason. “At this point, it doesn’t seem like they’re going to cut him without knowing who his..." February 22

  • 15 NFL players who could be cut before free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "The official start to the new league year is less than a month away, which means all 32 NFL teams are gearing up for their annual free agency frenzy. In preparation for said frenzy, each team is currently deep in evaluation mode, looking not just at the crop of impending free agents, but also..." February 21

  • Fox is reportedly pushing for a stronger TNF schedule, might move some Sunday matchups to Thursday

    Awful Announcing "Whether Fox’s move to acquire rights to Thursday Night Football for the next five years at an estimated rate of $550 million per year is a good one or not may have a whole lot to do with how good the schedule is. TNF has taken a lot of criticism over the past few years for a weaker schedule than..." February 20

  • NFL Rumors: Who will get cut in 2018 among former Pro Bowl players?

    Sporting News "Plenty of talented veterans will be available in the current 2018 NFL free agency pool. But those players will soon get some big-time company on the open market from notable names cut by their teams to help save money under the salary cap. For some teams, cutting a former Pro Bowler or two make..." February 20

  • Free Agent LB Preston Brown’s “No. 1 Choice” Re-Signing With Bills

    NFL Trade Rumors "Free agent LB Preston Brown mentioned during an interview that the Bills have reached out to him about a new deal and he would like to be back in Buffalo for the 2018 season. “The Bills have reached out to my agent and that’s where I want to go,” Brown said. “So that’s always the No. 1 choice..." February 20

  • Bills safety Jordan Poyer marries model Rachel Bush

    Buffalo News "Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer married Instagram model Rachel Bush on Saturday in Jamaica. The couple began dating in 2015 after meeting via Twitter. They have a daughter, Aliyah, born in early 2017. "I’ve learned a lot of lessons throughout my relationship with her,” Poyer said during..." February 19

  • Bills could be interested in moving into top 5 to take QB

    CBS Sports "Last year the Buffalo Bills helped facilitate a massive move up the draft board by the Chiefs to grab Patrick Mahomes, which resulted in the Bills picking up a second first-round pick for the 2018 NFL Draft. Now they might be interested in using that pick to make their own drastic move up the..." February 19

  • 7 reasons Tyrod Taylor will be the Buffalo Bills' starting quarterback in 2018

    New York Upstate "The Buffalo Bills have to make a decision on Tyrod Taylor by March 16. The quarterback's $6 million roster bonus is due on this date and many assume that Buffalo will cut ties with the quarterback via trade or release. Moving on from Taylor is certainly possible, but here are seven reasons why the..." February 18

  • Bills looking to move into the top 10 for a QB

    Sportsnaut "This was always going to be the next shoe to drop. Earlier in the week, reports surfaced that the Buffalo Bills were interested in drafting UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen. In order for that to even become a possibility, Buffalo would have to move into the top 10. Heck, there would be no guaranteed..." February 17

  • Bills could be targeting Giants No. 2 pick in blockbuster trade

    247 Sports "Fourteen years ago, the New York Giants traded the No. 4 overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, their third-round pick, and first-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft for the rights to Eli Manning, who the Los Angeles Chargers selected at No. 1 overall. Fourteen years later, the Giants could be back..." February 16

  • Bills Hosting Veteran CB Vontae Davis For Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that the Bills are hosting free agent CB Vontae Davis for a visit on Thursday. This is the first reported visit for Davis since he underwent surgery last year. Earlier in the week, Schefter reported that Davis had been medically cleared following after undergoing groin..." February 15

  • Bills Not Interested In Cutting QB Tyrod Taylor, Likely To Explore Trades

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that the Bills are not interested in cutting QB Tyrod Taylor but would like to trade him, based on the demand of quarterbacks and how much interest they expect him to generate as a trade candidate. Two weeks ago, Taylor said that he is not interested in restructuring his..." February 15

  • Bills Hire Terry Robiskie As WRs Coach

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bills have hired former Titans offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie as wide receivers coach, the club announced today.Terry Robiskie (Vertical) Robiskie, 63, produced middling results as Tennessee’s offensive play-caller during the past two seasons, and it’s believed former Titans head..." February 14

  • Bills reportedly interested in trading up for Josh Rosen

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "There's going to be a lot of quarterback talk, reports, and rumors surrounding the Bills leading up to the 2018 NFL Draft. Today it involves UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen. Many think of Rosen as the top quarterback in the draft class, and most everyone believes he'll either be selected with the 1st..." February 14

  • NFL free agency rumors: Who will get cut in 2018 among former Pro Bowl players?

    Sporting News "Plenty of talented veterans will be available in the current 2018 NFL free agency pool. But those players will soon get some big-time company on the open market from notable names cut by their teams to help save money under the salary cap. For some teams, cutting a former Pro Bowler or two make..." February 14

  • Are the Buffalo Bills the perfect landing spot for Nick Foles?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles have a Super Bowl MVP at backup quarterback while other teams can't even say they have a competent starter. That reality, even if Nick Foles is now a hero in Philadelphia, could very well lead to the team trading him this offseason. If they do, it is hard to find a better..." February 14

  • Bills Hope To Re-Sign LB Preston Brown?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bills have suggested they’d like to re-sign free agent linebacker Preston Brown, as Brown himself details to Mike Rodak of ESPN.com. “In the exit meeting [after Buffalo’s playoff loss to Jacksonville], coach made it sound like they wanted me back,” Brown tells Rodak. “He said some things..." February 13

  • NFL Rumors: Who will be most active teams in NFL Free Agency?

    Fanrag Sports "We’re roughly one month from the NFL‘s annual free-agent shopping spree, when — despite general managers’ best efforts to build rosters primarily through the draft — executives often cannot resist the temptation of landing splashy free agents. With Kirk Cousins, Ziggy Ansah, Le’Veon Bell and..." February 13

  • Colts interviewing Bills DC Frazier for HC job Saturday

    NFL.com "The Indianapolis Colts continued their search for a new head coach this weekend. Indy brass is interviewing Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier on Saturday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source, for the head coaching gig vacated by Chuck Pagano and abandoned by..." February 10

  • Bills Exec. Lake Dawson Has 2nd Interview For Panthers’ GM Job

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero reports that the Panthers are not close to offering their GM position to anyone amidst multiple NFL investigations. However, Pelissero adds that the Panthers interviewed Lake Dawson a second time and view him as a “strong candidate” for the position. Last night, Jason La..." February 09

  • Colts Request Permission To Interview Bills DC Leslie Frazier For HC Job

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Colts have submitted a request for permission to interview Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for their vacant head coaching position. According to Rapoport, Colts owner Jim Irsay is a “big fan” of Frazier. The Colts have interviews..." February 08

  • Seven Favorites To Acquire Eagles’ Nick Foles After Super Bowl Win

    NESN "Nick Foles might leave Philadelphia this offseason in a blaze of glory. Then again, he might not. As the Philadelphia Eagles consider whether to keep their Super Bowl-winning quarterback or trade him this offseason, oddsmakers have named seven teams most likely to acquire him if the Eagles..." February 06

  • What Buffalo Bills' Sean McDermott said about Brian Dawkins getting into Hall of Fame

    New York Upstate ""I'm extremely, extremely happy for Brian and his family," McDermott said. "This an honor that is well deserved and something that he earned every step of the way. Brian is one of the best players I've been around. First and foremost, he is a class act off the field. And then, on the field, the..." February 04

  • Tyrod Taylor won't take another pay cut to remain with Bills

    Larry Brown Sports "Tyrod Taylor certainly sounds like he’s headed for an exit in Buffalo. The Bills quarterback said Friday that he would like to remain with the team, but had no intention of restructuring his contract for a second straight season. Taylor took a pay cut last offseason, but it doesn’t sound..." February 03

  • Report: Eagles tried to reacquire LeSean McCoy from Bills

    Buffalo News "The Eagles tried to reacquire running back LeSean McCoy from the Bills in an effort to erase what Philadelphia General Manager Howie Roseman considered a mistake made by former coach Chip Kelly, according to a report from the New York Daily News. In a feature centered around how Roseman..." February 02

  • NFLPA: More concussion evaluations says we’re smarter about delivering care

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL announced last month that players were diagnosed with 281 concussions in 2017, which represented a new high since the league started tracking total concussions six years ago and was a number that NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills called a “disappointment.” During a press conference..." February 02

  • Bills seem unlikely to target QB Kirk Cousins

    Buffalo News "Mark Gaughan wrote Wednesday that Bills fans should be happy to have missed out on Alex Smith, who is an improvement over Tyrod Taylor but still an expensive bridge quarterback. What about Kirk Cousins, whom Smith is replacing in Washington? Cousins is expected to be too pricey for the Bills,..." February 01

  • Former Bills S Aaron Williams Retiring From NFL

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Wednesday, former Bills S Aaron Williams announced via the Players Tribune that he’s retiring from the NFL. Williams suffered a serious neck injury, but there were reports he was healthy enough to play. Last year, he worked out for the Chiefs, Falcons and Jaguars but wasn’t signed to a..." January 31

  • Report: Fox paying $550 million a year for Thursdays

    Pro Football Talk "Here’s why Thursday Night Football isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. According to John Ourand of Sports Business Daily, the winning bid submitted by Fox for the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package is worth $550 million a year. He also reports that the top Fox broadcast team of Joe Buck and..." January 31

  • The NFL Lost $30 Million In Ad Revenue Thanks To Plummeting TV Ratings in 2017

    Total Pro Sports "It has been an ongoing issue for two seasons now with the NFL losing viewers for various reasons. While many pointed to Colin Kaepernick and his stance to kneel during the National Anthem which caused hundreds of other players to follow suit, you’d also have to count in the fact that many people..." January 31

  • Draft? Trade? Exploring Bills' best non-Tyrod Taylor QB options in 2018

    Sporting News "Tyrod Taylor was the quarterback who helped end the Bills' long playoff drought. But when his first playoff game with Buffalo ended with him hitting the ground hard in Jacksonville, it likely marked his last game with the team. Even though Taylor continued his steady passing, running and mostly..." January 31

  • Fox reportedly near deal to win broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football

    Awful Announcing "Scott Soshnick and Lucas Shaw of Bloomberg report that Fox is close to a deal for the broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football. Fox’s Thursday Night Football bid is reportedly higher than the $45 million per game price ($450 million over 10 games) that CBS and NBC combined to pay last..." January 31

  • Bills hiring John Butler as new secondary coach

    Sporting News "The Buffalo Bills have a new secondary coach. A source told Sporting News that John Butler is being hired to replace Gill Byrd" January 30

  • Roger Goodell: NFL is prepared for legalized gambling

    Sportsnaut "The NBA might very well be fully supportive of legalized sports gambling around the United States, but that doesn’t mean the NFL will fall in line. The league has consistently opposed any expansion of legalized sports gambling, something that’s not going to change any time soon. But NFL..." January 30

  • Eric Wood will remain on Bills roster until further notice

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Wood has a neck injury that’s serious enough to keep him from being medically cleared to continue playing football, but the center will remains on the Bills roster a while longer. Wood announced the medical news on Friday along with word of a press conference to talk about it on Monday...." January 29

  • Roger Goodell 'concerned' about NFL catch rule

    NFL.com "The confounding catch rule is the bane of many football fans' existence. Count NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as one of those perturbed viewers fixated on simplifying and clarifying the rule this offseason. "I'm not just somewhat concerned. I am concerned," Goodell told FOX Sports' Colin..." January 29

  • How much do Super Bowl commercials cost in 2018?

    Sporting News "Super Bowl 52, also known as Super Bowl LII, is set for Sunday, Feb. 4, at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings since the 2016 season. The game will be the first Super Bowl hosted by Minnesota since Super Bowl XXVI on Jan. 26, 1992. This year it's the Eagles vs. the Patriots, but..." January 29

  • NFL Pro Bowl ratings up 28% from last year

    247 Sports "The NFL's decision to move the Pro Bowl to an afternoon slot paid dividends when it comes to the game's ratings. A considerable amount of people tuned into watch this year's Pro Bowl than in 2017, as the league decided to kickoff their all-start game this past Sunday at 3:00 p.m. The Pro Bowl..." January 29

  • Which quarterbacks will be released or traded?

    Sporting News "Free agency and quarterbacks normally are not words used together, but this year could be different, as a few passers should make their way to the open market. Here we look at some of the top quarterback free agents and players who could be released or traded in 2018. Kirk Cousins,..." January 29

  • Eric Wood hoped to bid farewell to NFL in Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Wood knew for more than two weeks that his neck had degenerated to the point at which he could no longer play football. But Wood kept it quiet because he was hoping to play in one last football game. According to the Buffalo News, Wood was waiting for a possible call to join the AFC Pro..." January 27

  • Hard to see now, but timing of Wood's exit from Bills has potential bright spot

    Buffalo News "At the moment, there's nothing that sounds even remotely positive about Friday's news that Eric Wood has been forced into retirement by a neck injury. The Buffalo Bills are losing a pillar of their team, the anchor of their offensive line, a leader. Their fans are losing someone with whom they..." January 27

  • NFL ratings decline leads to an increase in makegoods, $300 million drop in ad revenue

    Awful Announcing "Whatever the reasons behind the NFL’s decline in ratings, and they’re likely myriad, it was always going to be tough for that big of a drop to not impact the bottom line. According to AdWeek, that’s exactly what happened: It didn’t happen until the final month of the regular season, but the..." January 26

  • Sources: Bills center Eric Wood suffers career-ending neck injury

    Buffalo News "Bills center Eric Wood has suffered a career-ending neck injury, league sources confirmed to The Buffalo News on Friday morning. The news was first reported by Scout Fantasy. Wood, 31, is a team captain who has become a fan favorite over his nine seasons with the Bills, as much for his..." January 26

  • Incognito apologized, 'hugged it out' with Ngakoue

    SI "When Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was named to the Pro Bowl this week, it set up an interesting meeting in the AFC team’s locker room in Orlando on Wednesday. It would be the first time Ngakoue would be seeing Bills guard Richie Incognito, also a Pro Bowl selection, since the two had had..." January 25

  • XFL 2.0: Vince McMahon’s company teases “major sports announcement”

    Pro Football Talk "Vince McMahon’s plans to give the XFL a second try appear closer than ever, with a “major sports announcement” set for today. Alpha Entertainment, the sports business McMahon funded by selling $100 million of WWE stock, today said it will have a major announcement at 3 p.m. Eastern. That..." January 25

  • Bills GM not ruling out possibility of trading up for QB

    Sportsnaut "With consecutive first-round picks in the 2018 NFL Draft (No. 21 and 22), the Buffalo Bills would seem like a prime candidate to trade up for a quarterback. On Tuesday, general manager Brandon Beane didn’t rule the possibility out. “THAT COMES WITH A HEFTY PRICE TO BE ABLE TO DO THAT FROM 21..." January 24

  • Incognito, Ngakoue clear the air over alleged racial slur

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito spoke with Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue on Wednesday, and the two have apparently cleared the air regarding Ngakoue's accusation that Incognito used a racial slur against him during the teams' wild-card playoff game. Ngakoue said he..." January 24

  • Report: NFL could keep teams in locker room for anthem in 2018

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and his teammates may have to find a different way to protest racial inequality in 2018. According to ESPN's Jim Trotter, the NFL plans to keep all players in the locker room during the playing of the national anthem next season, which would the..." January 24

  • Report: No Punishment Expected for Richie Incognito After Investigation Into Use of Racial Slur

    SI "The NFL is not expected to punish Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito after investigating if he directed a racial slur at Jaguars defensive lineman Yannick Ngakoue during the wild-card matchup between the teams, Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News reports. According to Carucci, Incognito is..." January 23

  • LeSean McCoy: I love Philly now that Chip Kelly is with the kids where he belongs

    Newark Star-Ledger "On the day the Eagles are set to play for the NFC Championship against the Minnesota Vikings, a blast from the past is making news -- and it is a reminder of how far this team has come. Speaking on NFL Network early in the day on Sunday, former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy took a shot at..." January 21