Bills Rumors & News

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills announced they signed former Cowboys RB Phillip Tanner and placed CJ Spiller on IR designated to return.

  • Bills will see if trade for Bryce Brown pays off

    Buffalo News "When the Bills made five trades in three days during last year’s NFL draft, team president Russ Brandon said, “It’s all about preparation.” Dealing a conditional fourth-round pick for Bryce Brown showed they were preparing for the day when C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson were no longer..." October 21

  • With Spiller and Jackson out, Bills' Brown will play

    Covers.com "With C.J. Spiller struggling through the first five games, Buffalo Bills fans have been clamoring for coach Doug Marrone to activate Bryce Brown and give him a chance to see whether he could revive the sagging running game. Well, they're going to get their wish now that Spiller is likely out..." October 20

  • C.J. Spiller to Eagles? Don't buy the trade rumors

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL trade deadline is just over a week away on October 28, and with the impending deadline, speculation is flying that Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller could be on the move. One possible landing spot that seems to be making it's way around the interwebs? The Eagles. On the..." October 20

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Marrone says Bills are still waiting to discuss Spiller's injury with doctors after surgery. No decision on IR yet

  • Fred Jackson may miss a month

    ESPN.com "Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson could miss up to a month after suffering a groin injury in Sunday's 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings. The injury will not require surgery. "It's not as bad as it could have been," Jackson said in a weekly appearance Monday on WGR 550 in Buffalo...." October 20

  • Mike Williams back on the Bills’ gameday roster

    Pro Football Talk "After being a surprise healthy scratch in the Week Six loss to New England, Bills wide receiver Mike Williams will suit up Sunday against Minnesota. Williams is not among the club’s inactives released this morning, which means he’ll be one of four receivers active against the Vikings." October 19

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    There's no guarantee that Bryce Brown will play this season for the #Bills. No plan for him at this point.

  • Hackett maintains his resolve

    Buffalo News "Nate Hackett is quick to remind us that the Bills’ offense has undergone a lot of change this season. But one thing hasn’t changed since Hackett took over as the offensive coordinator last season. He has no idea about the unflattering things being said by his critics. “I don’t,” Hackett said..." October 19

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Initial diagnosis is a broken collarbone for CJ Spiller. Fred Jackson will need an MRI on his groin. Rough day for the Bills

  • Vincent Jackson, Spiller among trade deadline targets

    NFL.com "The NFL trade deadline sits nine days away on Oct. 28, and speculation is ripe to start flying. With one big-name trade already being consummated this weekend when the Seattle Seahawks shipped Percy Harvin to the New York Jets, what other players could be on the move? NFL Media Insider..." October 19

  • Could Mike Williams be the answer to the Giants' problems at receiver with Cruz out?

    New York Daily News "The loss of Victor Cruz on Sunday night left the Giants with many questions at wide receiver. An answer could end up coming from the Buffalo Bills. Mike Williams, a former No. 1 receiver in Tampa who was traded to the Buffalo Bills this offseason, has officially requested a trade, and the Daily..." October 14

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    Jay Skurski @JaySkurski

    C.J. Spiller's 12 snaps were his fewest in a game dating back to 2012. He even played more in games last season with a high-ankle sprain.

  • Sammy Watkins: Next time against Revis will be better

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots didn’t want to let Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins beat them on Sunday afternoon, so they put cornerback Darrelle Revis on him for the majority of the game. The strategy worked out pretty well. Watkins caught two passes for 27 yards in the game, although the second catch was on..." October 13

  • Chandler ends long drought for Bills tight ends

    Buffalo News "During the last 22 seasons, the Buffalo Bills have had a player gain at least 100 yards receiving 99 times. The list includes all of the star receivers and a few names you might have forgotten. Tim Tindale managed to do it. So did Russell Copeland. Exactly zero Bills tight ends have cracked..." October 13

  • Patriots' 37-22 Win Over the Bills

    Boston "After the offense finally got on track last week against the Bengals, the prevailing theme was along the lines of, "That's nice. Now do it again so we know it wasn't a fluke." It wasn't a fluke. The Pats exploded for 37 more points against the Bills, giving them a cool 80 in two weeks. 24..." October 13

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    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

    The people of Buffalo should be happy Terry Pegula got the team but I hope he does better w/the Bills than he has w/the Sabres. Good luck!

  • Bills would entertain Williams offer

    ESPN.com "After being deactivated by the Buffalo Bills for Sunday's 37-22 loss to the New England Patriots, the agent for wide receiver Mike Williams has requested permission to gauge interest for a trade. Bills general manager Doug Whaley said Monday that the Bills are not actively shopping Williams but..." October 13

  • Doug Marrone: Sitting Mike Williams “was really a tough call”

    Pro Football Talk "Though Mike Williams hasn’t been a starter for the Bills, the ex-Buccaneers wide receiver had seen a fair amount of work on offense in the first five games. However, Williams was a healthy scratch for Sunday’s loss vs. New England, with reserve receivers Chris Hogan and Marquise Goodwin playing..." October 13

  • Kyle Williams, Fred Jackson and Brandon Spikes join Tom Brady as participants in Buffalo

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills had several questionable players heading into Sunday’s matchup with the Patriots and they’ll have most of them in the lineup. Defensive tackle Kyle Williams and linebacker Nigel Bradham are back after missing the Week Five victory with knee injuries. Linebacker Brandon Spikes is also..." October 12

  • 'Bills are here to stay,' new owner pledges

    SB Nation "Having received approval for the purchase of the team, Terry Pegula has promised not to move the Bills out of Buffalo. Terry Pegula's $1.4 billion bid for the Buffalo Bills was approved earlier this week, and and his first order of business has been reassuring the people of Western New York..." October 11

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Donald Trump -- I'm Not Upset I Didn't Get The Bills ... Bad Investment Anyway

    TMZ.com "Donald Trump tells TMZ Sports ... he's not upset that he wasn't able to strike a deal to buy the Buffalo Bills -- because it would have been a bad investment anyway. Trump was one of the big names in the hunt for the NFL team -- which ultimately sold to business mogul Terry Pegula for $1.4..." October 10

  • Bills sale unanimously approved by owners

    ESPN.com "NFL owners unanimously approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills to Sabres owners Terry Pegula and his wife, Kim, on Wednesday. League spokesman Greg Aiello tweeted the news. The vote took place in New York City, where NFL owners are meeting. The Pegulas finished ahead of competing groups..." October 08

  • Golden Tate rips Bills carrying Jim Schwartz off field

    NFL.com "Some Lions fans don't care that Jim Schwartz was carried off the field following the Buffalo Bills' road win Sunday. Others found it a classless move by the self-absorbed coach. For those in the latter group, you have company. Wide receiver Golden Tate ripped the former Lions head coach..." October 07

  • Spiller’s production has become an issue

    Buffalo News "Column as I see ‘em, Week 5: • Two years ago, one of the dominant themes of the Bills season was why they didn’t use C.J. Spiller more. At the time, Spiller was averaging better than six yards a carry and inspiring comparisons with some of the top running backs in NFL history. Nowadays, the..." October 07

  • Buffalo scrapes out 17-14 win in Detroit

    Buffalo Rumblings "The Buffalo Bills are heading back to Western New York at 3-2, having scraped out an unlikely 17-14 road win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon. Dan Carpenter kicked a 58-yard field goal (yes, 58 yards) with four seconds remaining to seal the win for Buffalo - and that kick came after..." October 06

  • NFL believes it’s 12-24 months away from a return to L.A.

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills won’t be moving to Los Angeles. But someone will. Fairly soon. As the 20th anniversary of the NFL’s departure from Los Angeles, the NFL seems closer than ever to returning. Per a league source, the current plan is that the NFL will send one or two teams back to Los Angeles within..." October 06

  • Marrone’s bold move at quarterback pays off big time for Bills

    Buffalo News "The decision was as big and as bold as it can get for an NFL coach, especially one who had only 20 games of experience. Doug Marrone understood that he was putting a whole lot on the line last Monday when he benched EJ Manuel and made Kyle Orton the Bills’ starting quarterback. Marrone’s job..." October 06

  • Bills’ Ron Brooks stretchered off field with neck injury

    Pro Football Talk "Bills cornerback Ron Brooks was removed from the field in Detroit on a stretcher after suffering a neck injury. While covering a punt in the first quarter, Brooks was upended and landed head first. The landing looked awful, and players on both teams were visibly concerned as they surrounded him..." October 05

  • Bills benched EJ Manuel in part because he put wideouts in danger

    CBSSports.com "The Buffalo Bills benched 2013 first-round pick EJ Manuel before the youngster had made even 16 career NFL starts, or October of his sophomore season, with his lack of accuracy and lack of explosiveness key decisions to them turning to veteran backup Kyle Orton. And, according to sources with..." October 05

  • Jimbo Fisher said EJ Manuel didn't have tools to be NFL starter

    CBSSports.com "The Bills benched quarterback EJ Manuel this week, presumably because the 2013 first-round pick has been underwhelming through the first month of the season. But also, we're guessing, because new ownership won't have any reservations about dumping coach Doug Marrone and general manager Doug Whaley..." October 05

  • Jim Schwartz doesn’t care how Lions fans welcome him

    Buffalo News "Jim Schwartz wasn’t going to give even the tiniest peek into what he had going on inside that heart of his Friday. Go ahead, ask the Bills’ defensive coordinator about the emotions he’s feeling as he prepares to return to Detroit’s Ford Field for the first time since the Lions fired him as..." October 05

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Per @FieldYates, Bills worked out a pair of lanky wideouts: L'Damian Washington (6-4) and Ryan Spadola (6-3)

  • J.J. Watt fined for roughing EJ Manuel

    Pro Football Talk "Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt hit Bills quarterback EJ Manuel a whopping nine times on Sunday. Seven of those times, he was within the rules. But twice Watt was flagged for roughing the passer, and now he’s paying the price: The NFL has confirmed that Watt was fined $16,537 for roughing..." October 04

  • Kyle Williams not seen at Bills’ Friday practice

    Pro Football Talk "One of the Bills’ starting defensive tackles reportedly wasn’t on the practice field as the club went through its Friday workout. Kyle Williams (knee) was not present early in the workout, according to Mike Rodak of ESPN.com. Williams missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday with the..." October 03

  • Lions' Reggie Bush might have to be workhorse vs. Bills

    Detroit News "In 109 NFL games, Reggie Bush has had 20-plus carries just 11 times, and he's only had 25 or more twice. With Joique Bell still suffering from concussion symptoms from last week's game, the Lions are preparing with the expectation that he won't play, which means Bush will likely have a bigger..." October 03

  • Improved run defense gives Bills an edge

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills’ run defense has been reborn under defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. The Bills are giving up just 71.5 yards per game on the ground through the first month of the season – a total that ranks third in the NFL – and just 2.9 yards per carry, the second-best average in the..." October 03

  • EJ Manuel: I still believe I’m a good football player

    Buffalo News "EJ Manuel is determined to “cut it loose” the next time he takes the field at quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. Speaking for the first time Thursday since being benched earlier this week in favor of Kyle Orton, Manuel addressed what he’d do differently were he to get back in the..." October 03

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    Matthew Fairburn @MatthewFairburn

    EJ Manuel on getting benched: "I think it's about the team. The team is bigger than I am."

  • Watkins sees differences between Orton and Manuel

    NFL.com "The Kyle Orton era has begun in Buffalo, and Bills players already see the difference with the veteran passer running the show. "We just had a different approach to practice," wide receiver Sammy Watkins said, according to ESPN.com. "(Orton) demands what he wants out of us. He's more of a..." October 02

  • Report: Kyle Orton's sour relationship with Tony Romo a reason why he left Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton reportedly had two issues with the organization that ignited his desire to leave the team. One reason, according to a report from ESPN's Ed Werder, was that Orton and quarterback Tony Romo didn't have a good relationship. The other reason cited in..." October 01

  • Bills bench E.J. Manuel, go with Kyle Orton at QB

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills didn’t wait long to pull the rip-cord on the parachute that is Kyle Orton. Bills coach Doug Marrone announced today that he was benching second-year starter E.J. Manuel, and making Orton his starting quarterback. “We can’t keep going in the direction that we’re going,” Marrone..." September 30

  • J.J. Watt’s TD leads Texans to 23-17 win over Bills

    Houston Chronicle "When people start suggesting the name J.J. Watt Field at NRG Stadium, which is likely to happen any day now, they’ll do so because of moments like one in particular during Sunday’s third quarter against the Buffalo Bills. Sunday was one of those days when Watt appears in three or four pregame..." September 29

  • Mistake-prone Bills let winnable game get away

    Buffalo News "There’s no writing this one off to facing an elite quarterback or a playoff team or anything else that might suggest the opponent was simply better. That was the narrative after last week’s loss against Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers, a rationalization that helped explain why the..." September 29

  • Matchup with Fitz gives Manuel a chance to prove his worth

    Buffalo News "The NFL is an invitation to overreact. There are only 16 games. It’s not like baseball, where they play every day. Every Sunday becomes a monumental challenge, ripe for overanalysis. There’s a tendency to attach too much significance to every game. So here we go. Today’s game at NRG Stadium..." September 28

  • Bills rule out Chris Williams, Marquise Goodwin

    Pro Football Talk "Bills starting left guard Chris Williams (back) and reserve wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (concussion) will not play in Sunday’s game at Houston, the team said Saturday. Both players did not travel to Houston because of their injuries, the team said. Rookie Cyrus Richardson and veteran..." September 27

  • C.J. Spiller added to Bills' injury report, expected to play

    ESPN.com "The Buffalo Bills added running back C.J. Spiller (chest) to the injury report Thursday. "It didn't happen in practice. I think it's more like the EJ [Manuel] situation, where he came in and said, 'Hey, I'm a little tight,' or whatever," coach Doug Marrone explained. "Then I saw it on here..." September 25

  • Marrone missed chance to make a bold statement

    Buffalo News "Column as I see ‘em, Week Three: Doug Marrone came to the Bills with a reputation as an offensive innovator, a cutting-edge guy who didn’t bow to the usual football conventions. But Marrone has often come across as just another conservative coach in his two years in Buffalo. Sunday’s loss to..." September 23

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Bills special teams ace/WR Marcus Easley is expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to an MCL sprain, per league source.