Bills Rumors & News

  • AJ McCarron not worrying about whether Bills draft a QB

    Clutch Points "The Buffalo Bills have been without a legitimate starting quarterback ever since they parted ways with Tyrod Taylor this offseason. They did make a deal for another quarterback in former Cincinnati Bengals backup AJ McCarron. That said, there is plenty of speculation that the Bills are among..." April 18

  • Strahan, Bradshaw, Long to work Thursday night pregame for FOX

    Pro Football Talk "FOX still hasn’t announced who will be in the booth on Thursday Night Football this season, but it has announced who will be on the pregame set. Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long will work the pregame show on Thursday nights, FOX announced today." April 18

  • NFL to release 2018 regular-season schedule Thursday

    NFL.com "The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule will soon be here. The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL..." April 18

  • Bills release defensive end Cap Capi

    Buffalo News "The Bills have released defensive end Cap Capi, the team announced Tuesday. Capi was signed in early December. He played in four games with five tackles and a sack. " April 17

  • Rumor: Bills interested in signing Dez Bryant, but unlikely to happen

    Clutch Points "The Baltimore Ravens appear to have a strong interest in free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant. However, they’re not the only team with eyes of the former Cowboy. According to Ian Rapoport (per Chris Wesseling of NFL.com), the Buffalo Bills have also thrown their name into the Dez sweepstakes..." April 17

  • Bills Sign WR Jeremy Kerley & DT Tenny Palepoi

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Buffalo Bills announced Monday that they’ve signed WR Jeremy Kerley and DT Tenny Palepoi to one-year contracts. Kerley, 29, is a former fifth-round pick of the Jets back in 2011. He spent five years in New York before he was released back in March of last year and later signed to a one-year..." April 16

  • NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017. The results of the laboratory testing,..." April 16

  • Buffalo Bills named a best fit for former Cowboys WR Dez Bryant

    New York Upstate "Could Dez Bryant throw up the X at New Era Field in 2018? It's certainly possible after the Dallas Cowboys released the veteran receiver. The Buffalo Bills have multiple holes entering the 2018 NFL Draft and wide receiver is high among the list of positions that need the most help. Some may..." April 15

  • Bills Host DT Tenny Palepoi

    Yardbarker "The Bills hosted defensive tackle Tenny Palepoi on a free agent visit yesterday, reports ESPN’s Field Yates (via Twitter). This is the first reported visit for the 27-year-old. The 2014 undrafted free agent out of Utah had spent the first four seasons of his career with the Chargers..." April 14

  • Incognito asks Bills for release hours after hinting at return from retirement

    Sporting News "Some of the biggest news of the NFL week came when Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito announced he was retiring from the NFL because he was too stressed. Turns out that may have been the case. Incognito went on Twitter Friday and made a statement that seemingly negates his earlier..." April 14

  • Richie Incognito says he's not retiring after all

    Sporting News "Some of the biggest news of the NFL week came when Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito announced he was retiring from the NFL because he was too stressed. Turns out that may have been a lie. Incognito went on Twitter Friday and made a statement that seemingly negates his earlier..." April 14

  • Report: Giants, Bills have ‘blueprint’ in place to swap draft picks

    Larry Brown Sports "The Buffalo Bills would love to land one of the top quarterback prospects in this year’s NFL Draft, but the four best may be off the board by the time they pick at No. 12. That could inspire them to try swinging a trade, and apparently they have already discussed that with the New York..." April 13

  • Bills Place G Richie Incognito On Retired List

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Buffalo Bills announced Thursday that they’ve placed G Richie Incognito on the reserve/retired list. This move ensures that the Bills hold the rights to Incognito should he unretire and resume his NFL career. Earlier in the week, Incognito announced that he was retiring due to health..." April 12

  • Fred Jackson to sign one-day contract and retire as member of Bills

    Sportsnaut "In surprising NFL news this Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills are working on an agreement to re-sign running back Fred Jackson. But wait. It is not what you might think. The Bills are not attempting to feature the oldest roster of running backs. They are simply giving the 37-year-old Jackson the..." April 11

  • NFL Rumors: Bills Could Offer Incredible Package of Picks to Land Josh Allen

    12 Up "​How in the hell is Josh Allen getting this much hype?! The football world is going insane right now, as teams begin formulating their draft plans for the end of April. With so many talented QBs on the market this year, even more drama is thrown into the mix this year. Josh Allen has..." April 11

  • The NFL is reportedly dumping its Color Rush uniforms this year

    Awful Announcing "NFL fans expecting to see the ridiculously colored “Color Rush” uniforms during Thursday Night Football this season appear to be in for a rude awakening. According to sports radio guru Jason Barrett of Barrett Sports Media, Fox Sports EVP of Programming, Research and Content Strategy Bill..." April 11

  • LeSean McCoy offers Incognito a crazy amount of money to keep him from retiring

    CBS Sports "The Bills have already lost one offensive linemen to retirement this offseason and it sounds like LeSean McCoy is going to try to do everything he can to make sure the BIlls don't lose another one. Shortly after Richie Incognito announced that he was going to retire on Tuesday, McCoy took to..." April 10

  • Richie Incognito: I’m done, the stress is killing me

    Pro Football Talk "Word came from Peter King of SI.com on Tuesday morning that Bills guard Richie Incognito is considering retiring before the start of the 2018 season and Incognito shared some of his thoughts with another reporter later in the day. Incognito spoke to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News and his..." April 10

  • Richie Incognito Considering Retiring, Could Return for 1 More Season

    Bleacher Report "Veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito told Peter King of The MMQB he is "strongly considering retiring" but "may return for one last season, at the right price." " April 10

  • Bills To Work Out Sam Darnold

    Pro Football Rumors "Bills representatives will travel to Los Angeles to work out Sam Darnold this week, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports (on Twitter). Darnold will throw for this contingent on Friday, per Rapoport. He’s a virtual certainty to go in the top five and probably in the top two, but the Bills have been..." April 09

  • Jordan Matthews’ Patriots Contract Is Big-Time Bargain For New England

    NESN "Jordan Matthews’ forgettable one-year stint in Buffalo allowed the New England Patriots to sign the wide receiver to a seriously team-friendly deal. Matthews’ contract with the Patriots is a one-year, $1 million pact that includes just $170,000 in guaranteed money, according to Albert Breer of..." April 09

  • Buffalo Bills to host LSU CB Donte Jackson on pre-draft visit (report)

    New York Upstate "Despite signing Vontae Davis and Phillip Gaines in free agency, the Buffalo Bills are in the cornerback market. One option for the team is drafting a cornerback in the 2018 NFL Draft. On Friday, it was announced that the Bills were hosting Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward on a pre-draft visit...." April 08

  • Repeating offensive line continuity will be challenge for Bills

    Buffalo News "Laying the groundwork for continuity on the offensive line will be a key objective for the Buffalo Bills over the next five months. The Bills benefited from excellent continuity last season on the way to a playoff berth but face the big hurdle of replacing retiring center Eric Wood, who has..." April 07

  • Vontae Davis says he has no limitations after surgery

    NFL.com "Injuries derailed Vontae Davis' stint in Indianapolis. As the veteran cornerback prepares to begin his career in Buffalo, Davis says he'll be ready to go when the Bills open offseason workouts April 16. "Everything is good, man," Davis said this week, via the Buffalo News. "I'm making..." April 06

  • FOX Sports Working on Plan to Have Michael Strahan Host 'Thursday Night Football' Pregame Show in New York

    SI "A source tells SI.com that FOX’s plan for its “Thursday Night Football” pregame show is to bring it to New York City with a scaled down version of its regular “FOX NFL Sunday” cast. The network, whose Sunday NFL pregame show is based Los Angeles, is expected to air Thursday’s show from the Big..." April 06

  • Richie Incognito fires agent over Twitter

    Larry Brown Sports "Richie Incognito apparently feels that he is not getting proper representation, so the veteran offensive lineman has decided to fire his agent. On Twitter. Incognito sent a tweet to Athletes First on Thursday morning informing the sports agency that they have been relieved of their duties...." April 05

  • Titans Hosting WR Jordan Matthews For A Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that the Titans are bringing in free agent WR Jordan Matthews for a visit. The receiver is reportedly seeking a $5 million annual contract and has met with the Packers, Patriots, and Cardinals this offseason, but never finalized a contract. Arizona offered Matthews a..." April 04

  • How the Cordy Glenn trade to the Bengals happened

    Buffalo News "The Bills traded offensive tackle Cordy Glenn to the Cincinnati Bengals officially on the day the new league year began on March 14. Reports of the trade had been confirmed days earlier. But when and how did the Glenn trade come together? According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, talks began in..." April 02

  • Jordan Matthews, Troy Niklas visit Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "Most of the top free agents came off the market quickly, but there are still plenty of players left on the open market and the Patriots had two of them in for visits on Monday. Field Yates of ESPN reports that wide receiver Jordan Matthews and tight end Troy Niklas were in New England to meet..." April 02

  • Cards Have Offer Out To Jordan Matthews?

    Pro Football Rumors "Jordan Matthews has made visits to teams employing two all-time great quarterbacks, but it’s unclear if any offers came out of summits with the Packers or Patriots. But one appears to have emerged from the Cardinals. The Cards submitted an offer to the free agent wide receiver, Ian Rapoport of..." April 02

  • No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders

    New York Times "Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, must arrive at the stadium on game days at least five hours before kickoff. Body piercings and tattoos must be removed or covered. Water breaks can be taken only when the Panthers are on offense. TopCats must leave the stadium to change..." April 02

  • NFL Rumors: Bills 'Trying Like Hell' to Trade Up to Take QB

    Bleacher Report "Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane is reportedly "trying like hell" to continue moving up in this month's draft in hopes of selecting a franchise quarterback. "Brandon is trying like hell to get up and get a quarterback," a general manager told Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. "I'm..." April 02

  • What if the Bills don't trade up for a quarterback?

    Buffalo News "t is widely believed the Buffalo Bills intend to move up in the draft to select a franchise quarterback. Rex Ryan has predicted it, and you can even use our simulator to formulate your own trade. But what if the Bills are unable or unwilling to make a deal? Who should they take at No. 12? Jay..." April 01

  • Rex Ryan says he expects Bills to move up to No. 2 and praises Tyrod Taylor, too

    Buffalo News "Former Bills coach Rex Ryan will be part of the annual NFL-USO trip to visit the troops. The weeklong tour goes through Italy and Germany. In an interview with MMQB.com to talk about the tour, Ryan was asked about former Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and what he thinks the Bills will do with..." March 31

  • Bills' Zay Jones finally breaks silence two weeks after bizarre nude arrest in L.A.

    CBS Sports "Bills wide receiver Zay Jones celebrated his 23rd birthday on Friday by taking to social media to thank everyone who helped him following his bizarre arrest in Los Angeles earlier this month. In his first public comments of any sort since being detained by police in the early morning hours of..." March 31

  • Bills WR Zay Jones: 'Thankful to be alive'

    WGRZ.com "Bills wide receiver Zay Jones posted on Twitter Friday to say that he is "thankful to be alive" following his arrest in Los Angeles last week. According to a TMZ video, the wide receiver was naked and fighting with his brother Cayleb Jones, who also plays in the NFL for the Vikings. The fight..." March 30

  • Bills, among others, bringing Baker Mayfield in for predraft visit

    SI "It’s been a common theme during his five years in the spotlight: One of Baker Mayfield’s chief motivators—if not the biggest of them all—is criticism. Ask him now, though, at the precipice of his NFL career, and he’ll say he’s only selectively listening to the voices on social media telling him..." March 30

  • Bills To Sign WR/PR Kaelin Clay

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bills have signed wide receiver and return specialist Kaelin Clay, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Clay spent part of last season with the Bills before being waived and picked up by the Panthers. The Utah alum was drafted by the Buccanneers in the sixth round of the 2015 draft but..." March 29

  • Phillip Gaines signs with Bills

    Pro Football Talk "Phillip Gaines has a new home. The cornerback is joining the Bills, the team announced Thursday. Gaines, 27, joins projected starters Vontae Davis and Tre'Davious White, solidifying the Bills at the position. Gaines spent the past four seasons as a reserve in Kansas City, behind starters..." March 29

  • 'No. 12 is now on the road to recovery,' says Jim Kelly's wife, Jill, after his cancer surgery

    Buffalo News ""#12 is now on the road to recovery." Jill Kelly provided that much-anticipated update Wednesday night after her husband, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, went through a grueling surgery in New York City to treat a recurrence of oral cancer. "Surgery is complete," Jill..." March 29

  • Goodell: Helmet should be for protection, not a weapon

    NFL.com "A day after the NFL broadened the helmet-hit rule, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expanded on the decision the league hopes will help make the game safer. "Our focus is how to take the head out of the game and make sure that we're using the helmet as protection, and it's not being used as a..." March 28

  • NFL Competition Committee may consider eliminating kickoffs

    Larry Brown Sports "Kickoffs may be the next NFL stalwart to go out the window in the name of player safety. Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, a member of the NFL Competition Committee, said that if nobody can find a way to reduce injuries on kickoffs, the committee will strongly consider eliminating them..." March 28

  • NFL institutes 15-yard penalty, possible ejection for lowering head to make hit

    ESPN "NFL owners passed an unexpected rule Tuesday that will expand penalties for helmet-to-helmet contact, one that is more significant and far-reaching than the NCAA's targeting rule. Under the change, a player will be penalized 15 yards and potentially ejected any time he lowers his head to..." March 27

  • NFL gives officiating office authority to eject players remotely

    Pro Football Talk "Ejections are no longer at the sole discretion of the on-field officials. The NFL’s owners voted today on a new rule that authorizes a designated member of the officiating department to instruct on-field game officials to eject a player who commits “a flagrant non-football act,” if a foul for..." March 27

  • CBS says fewer ad breaks in NFL games will stay for the 2018 season

    Awful Announcing "Last season, the NFL and its television partners reduced the amount of ad breaks from five per quarter to four. That was in hopes of stopping the silly score-commercial-kickoff-commercial sequence. While it did reduce the number of those silly sequences, the change didn’t get rid of them..." March 27

  • Owners unanimously approve simplified catch rule

    ESPN "NFL owners approved new rules and bylaws on Tuesday, including unanimously approving the proposal to change the league's catch rule and authorizing in-game ejections from the league's officiating office. The owners also made permanent the rule change that teams start from the 25-yard line after..." March 27

  • Bills GM: Recent incident will not impact Zay Jones' future with team

    Sportsnaut "Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones was at the center of a bizarre incident recently. The incident, which can be read about in more detail here, had Jones on camera, naked, and in a heated altercation with his brother, Cayleb. Jones will not be charged with vandalism for the incident...." March 26

  • Pass interference rule unlikely to be changed to 15-yard penalty

    ESPN "A proposal to change the NFL's defensive pass interference rule to a 15-yard penalty, rather than a spot foul, does not appear to have enough support to pass this week at the league's owners meetings. New York Giants co-owner John Mara said that he was one of the few competition committee..." March 26

  • Bills to host CB Phillip Gaines

    Yardbarker "The Bills will host free-agent cornerback Phillip Gaines at some point next week, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network (on Twitter). Gaines visited with the Colts last week and Garafolo believes his time with the Chiefs, who took him in the third round of the 2014 draft, is coming to an end...." March 24

  • QB target Josh Allen: Man, I love Bills Mafia

    Buffalo News "All eyes were on Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen at his Pro Day on Friday. The big quarterback showed off his arm strength with 60-plus passes, many of them high velocity and many of them deep down the field. The NFL Network's Mike Mayock said one of Allen's passes traveled 80 yards. “We..." March 24

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