Bills Rumors & News

  • President Trump notes players still kneeling during national anthem

    Pro Football Talk "President Trump’s push to keep NFL players who don’t stand during the national anthem a major storyline continued on Monday morning. Players from the Giants, Seahawks and 49ers did not stand for the anthem before Sunday’s games and the President took note of it as well as the fact that the..." October 23

  • Bills fans boo team off field after hatchet job to end half

    Sportsnaut "The Buffalo Bills had a golden opportunity to put themselves up by a touchdown at the end of the first half Sunday, but the offense botched things badly. Following a tremendous interception by Matt Milano to set the Bills up in Tampa Bay Buccaneers territory with 22 seconds remaining, the..." October 22

  • LeSean McCoy: I have to get going

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills return from their bye week to face the Buccaneers this weekend and one change they’d surely like to change is how often running back LeSean McCoy is finding his way into the end zone. Just getting there once would be a good start. McCoy has not scored a touchdown yet this season,..." October 20

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • NFL Owners Think Trump Is Salty Toward the League Because He Never Got to Own the Bills

    Complex "A few years ago, Donald Trump unsuccessfully tried to purchase the Buffalo Bills for a reported $1 billion. But instead, the organization was sold to Terry Pegula, who also owns the NHL's Buffalo Sabres, for a $1.4 billion price. While that would seem to be ancient history—especially since now..." October 19

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Leslie Frazier says Buffalo Bills 'still have confidence' in Marcell Dareus

    New York Upstate "Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus was excused from practice on Monday for undisclosed personal reasons after he spent the weekend in Alabama. Despite his absence, defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier spoke glowingly about the defensive tackle on Monday. You know, he did a really..." October 17

  • Bills Activate Seantrel Henderson

    Pro Football Rumors "Seantrel Henderson is back. The Bills have activated the offensive lineman from the suspension list, as Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. To make room, cornerback Greg Mabin has been released. Henderson, a former starter in Buffalo, should offer some quality depth on the offensive line. He was..." October 16

  • Tyrod Taylor unfiltered: 'When we win, everything's great. When we lose, they want to crucify me.'

    Buffalo News "Tyrod Taylor has heard it all. As elusive as he is, and as many times as he’s likened to a magician outside of the pocket, his critics will only see the deficiencies in his game. Naysayers are nothing new for the Hampton, Va., native, just more nonbelievers in a string of doubters who..." October 15

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Grading the Bills' 2017 NFL Draft class at bye week

    USA Today "After the 2017 NFL Draft concluded, it was widely agreed upon that the Buffalo Bills had constructed a pretty solid class. NFL.com gave the Bills an ‘A,’ stating that the team found excellent value in offensive lineman Dion Dawkins and quarterback Nathan Peterman. Sports Illustrated gave Buffalo..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Bills fast start was fun, but loss to Bengals may be more of what we can expect

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "The Buffalo Bills have reached their bye week with a 3-2 record, and when you take the macro view of the first five weeks of the season, that’s not bad considering some media and fans — national and local — thought they might be one of the five worst teams in the league. Instead, they’re tied..." October 10

  • Charles Clay had surgery on torn meniscus Monday

    Pro Football Talk "Bills tight end Charles Clay left Sunday’s game with a knee injury and he didn’t wait long to have surgery to address his injuries. PFT has learned, via a league source, that Clay diagnosed with a torn meniscus and sprained MCL. He had surgery to repair the injury on Monday and coach Sean..." October 09

  • Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka quickly becoming a fan favorite

    Buffalo News "There was no time to think. Only time to act. One phone call had changed everything. And now, Lindsey and Stephen Hauschka were in a race against time — and their baby’s expected due date. With bags packed, the young couple arrived at the airport eager to start planning their new life, and..." October 08

  • Bills make a change on offensive line

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills will bid for a third straight win on Sunday with a new look on their offensive line. John Miller started the first four games of the year at right guard for Buffalo after outlasting Vladimir Ducasse in a summer competition for the job. Ducasse was a healthy scratch for those games,..." October 08

  • Bills' Charles Clay: Suffers knee injury Sunday

    CBS Sports "Clay exited Sunday's game against the Bengals after suffering a knee injury. Prior to being forced out of the contest, Clay had caught two passes for 31 yards. " October 08

  • Bills Release WR Philly Brown, Promote CB Greg Mabin

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Buffalo Bills announced Saturday that they’ve promoted CB Greg Mabin to their active roster and released WR Philly Brown. Brown, 25, originally signed on with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio State back in May of 2014. Carolina declined to tender Brown an offer as a..." October 07

  • Bills Release S Orion Stewart From Practice Squad

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Buffalo Bills announced Friday that they’ve released S Orion Stewart from their practice squad. There was no corresponding roster move announced, so you can expect them to sign a player at some point in the near future. The Bills’ practice squad now consists of: WR Brandon Reilly OL..." October 06

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • Bills make moves, including signing Shamarko Thomas

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills announced several roster moves Tuesday, including the previously reported signings of familiar faces Philly Brown and Trae Elston. They also signed free agent safety Shamarko Thomas. Injuries to safety Colt Anderson, linebacker Ramon Humber and wide receiver Jordan Matthews..." October 03

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03

  • Jerry Sullivan's Hot Read: Biggest road win since '93 announces Bills as contender

    Buffalo News "The Bills have worn me down. There's little room for skepticism after their stunning, 23-17 victory over the Falcons on Sunday. By defeating the defending NFC champs in their shiny new domed stadium, the Bills announced themselves as a legitimate playoff contender. As I said beforehand, this is..." October 02

  • Falcons struggle stopping Bills’ tight end Charles Clay in loss

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Atlanta Falcons’ defense had no answer for Buffalo Bills’ tight end Charles Clay on Sunday. The seven-year veteran out of Tulsa led the Bills with five catches for 112 yards as the Bills handed the Falcns their first loss of the season, 23-17 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It didn't matter..." October 02

  • Bills' Ramon Humber: Likely has broken hand

    CBS Sports "Humber is believed to have suffered a fractured hand in Sunday's win over the Falcons, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Assuming Rapoport's report is confirmed by the Bills, Humber would likely require surgery on the hand, which would almost certainly result in him missing time. However, it..." October 02

  • Bills WR Jordan Matthews to miss a month

    TSN "The 3-1 Buffalo Bills are expected be without starting wide receiver Jordan Matthews until November. According to Sal Capaccio of WGR 550, Matthews will undergo thumb surgery and miss a month of action as he recovers. Matthews was injured in the Bills 23-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons on..." October 02

  • Bills rule out Cordy Glenn for second straight game

    Pro Football Talk "The good news for the Bills is they won’t have to worry about Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley coming off the edge in Sunday’s game because Beasley has been ruled out with a hamstring injury again this week. The bad news is that they still won’t have left tackle Cordy Glenn on hand to deal with..." September 29

  • Bills promote Eric Lee

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills promoted defensive end Eric Lee from the practice squad Friday. Lee originally signed with the Texans in 2016 as an undrafted free agent. He spent time with Houston’s practice squad last year. The Texans released Lee in final cuts earlier this month, and the Bills signed him to their..." September 29

  • Attorney: 'No doubt' OJ Simpson goes to Florida after prison

    Miami Herald "O.J. Simpson will live in Florida following his parole from a Nevada prison where the former football star and celebrity criminal defendant has been held for the past nine years after a robbery conviction, his lawyer said Friday. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne didn't specify where Simpson would live..." September 29

  • O.J.'s Release May Be Blocked ... Prison Doesn't Want 'Another Diana'

    TMZ "O.J. Simpson is just days from becoming a free man after nearly a decade behind bars, but he may not get out early Monday morning because of the media. Officials for the Nevada Dept. of Corrections tell TMZ, if the release point -- 30 miles outside of Vegas -- is swarmed by media, O.J. will not..." September 29

  • NFL has not approved an automatic ejection rule

    Pro Football Talk "When Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan knocked out Packers receiver Devante Adams with a vicious (and illegal) helmet-to-helmet hit on Thursday, some argued that Trevathan should have been the first player to be sent to the showers under the league’s new rule mandating automatic ejections for..." September 29

  • Owners fret over whether fans will make good on threats to flee

    Pro Football Talk "Football fans routinely do plenty of huffing and puffing, but they rarely blow the house down. This time around, the NFL worries about the house getting blown down. Every year, bad teams emerge and their fans (in most non-California instances) still support them. And even if any given season..." September 29

  • We know Falcons' offense is for real, is Buffalo's defense?

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "The Buffalo Bills defense ranks first in the NFL in fewest points allowed and ranks in the Top 10 in many other significant categories. But is this an oasis in a 17-year playoff desert? Or just an early season mirage? A more definitive answer will appear late Sunday afternoon after the..." September 28

  • Trump: NFL owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump, in an exclusive interview with "Fox & Friends," said that NFL owners are “afraid” to act against their players protesting the national anthem at games across the country. “The NFL is in a box and they have to do something about it,” Trump told Fox News' Pete Hegseth, in the..." September 28

  • O.J. Simpson to be released from prison Monday

    Sportsnaut "The Juice is about to be loose. In prison since 2008 after being convicted on robbery and kidnapping charges, Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson was granted parole in Nevada earlier this year. He’s now set to be released from Lovelock Correctional Center on Monday, according to prison..." September 28

  • LeSean McCoy still respects Jim Kelly, explains anger over President Trump's anthem comments

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy publicly responded for the first time Wednesday to Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly's sharp criticism this week of McCoy's protest during last Sunday's national anthem. "Like I texted him, he said some things to the media that he probably could have..." September 27

  • Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl halftime

    CBS Sports "The Super Bowl is going to get a familiar face for halftime of Super Bowl LII when the game comes to Minnesota. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake is reportedly "finalizing" a deal to perform at the event for the first time in 13 years. According to US Magazine, Timberlake and the NFL are locking..." September 27

  • DirecTV refunds Sunday Ticket subscribers who are upset over NFL protests

    New York Daily News "NFL fans who are too angry to watch the Red Zone channel can now enter the Green Zone. DirecTV is offering total refunds to Sunday Ticket customers who want to cancel their package due to the national anthem protests around the league, according to ESPN. The Sunday Ticket package, which..." September 27

  • Tyrod Taylor outplayed Trevor Siemian, and now he has to continue that trend

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "There’s always one tweet I send out during a Bills game that I almost immediately regret, and Sunday during the victory over the Broncos, it was this one: “This just in, Trevor Siemian is better than Tyrod Taylor.” Oh, did I get vilified for that by my often caustic and always entertaining..." September 26

  • Bills release Deandre Coleman

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills released defensive tackle Deandre Coleman on Tuesday. Coleman lasted only a week on the 53-player roster. The Bills signed him last week with defensive tackles Marcell Dareus and Jerel Worthy injured. Dareus was sidelined with an ankle injury, and Worthy spent his third week in..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • Broncos felled by penalties, turnovers on the road in loss to Bills

    Denver Post "They were told it was a trap game. That after impressive victories at home, against the Los Angeles Chargers and then the Dallas Cowboys, that they would have a tough time at Buffalo, which had been unimpressive. The Broncos did. The same Denver team that contained Chargers quarterback..." September 25

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Jim Kelly Lost Respect for LeSean McCoy

    ESPN "After about a dozen Buffalo Bills players kneeled during the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly called for the team to "STAND" and lock arms in unity next Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Kelly stated his desire in an Instagram..." September 25