Bills Rumors & News

  • Shaq Lawson: It’s time to wake up

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Shaq Lawson has lost weight this offseason in a bid to stay healthy and productive for the Bills after two seasons that saw him fall short on both those fronts. Those shortfalls have led coach Sean McDermott to say it is time for Lawson to..." June 21

  • 2016 first-rounder Shaq Lawson may be on the roster bubble in Buffalo

    Clutch Points "Defensive end Shaq Lawson’s days with the Buffalo Bills may be numbered. After two disappointing seasons in a row, the former first-round pick is in danger of possibly getting cut or traded this season, according to Mike Rodak of ESPN. Lawson, who was the 19th overall pick..." June 20

  • Zay Jones has to “earn his way” into Bills lineup

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills wide receiver corps one of the league’s thinner ones heading into training camp, which would seem to bode well for 2017 second-round pick Zay Jones‘ chances of seeing a lot of playing time once September rolls around. While that may be the case, General Manager..." June 17

  • Nathan Peterman has a real chance to win the Bills’ quarterback job

    Pro Football Talk "Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman looked absolutely terrible in his one and only start as a rookie last year, throwing five interceptions before getting benched at halftime. But that doesn’t mean the Bills are giving up on him. Despite the signing of AJ McCarron and the drafting..." June 17

  • Mike Pereira: If the new rules don’t reduce concussions, the kickoff is gone

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s new rules designed to reduce the impacts on kickoffs represent a last-gasp effort to keep the play in the sport. That’s the word from former head of officiating Mike Pereira, who believes that if this year’s rule changes don’t result in the desired..." June 15

  • Bills still looking for answers on offensive line

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills are being careful not to rush first-round quarterback Josh Allen onto the field, content to let him open training camp as their third quarterback. That’s partly for his own development, but perhaps as importantly because it’s unclear how protected he’d..." June 15

  • Tyrod Taylor: I’d love to see the Bills in the playoffs and knock them out

    Pro Football Talk "A Browns-Bills playoff game sounds like a farfetched scenario, but Tyrod Taylor can picture it. Taylor, the Browns’ starting quarterback, told NFL Network that he’d love to see the Bills, his own team, in the playoffs — especially because he thinks he could be the..." June 14

  • Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

    The Score "It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. The NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential avenues to fight the league's policy, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. Florio..." June 14

  • LeSean McCoy is 'not a big fan of rookies' but thinks Josh Allen is 'pretty good'

    CBS Sports "LeSean McCoy has played nine NFL seasons so far. After finishing his own rookie season, he played with 90 different rookies over the next eight years with the Eaglesand Bills. And if you caught him in an honest moment, he'd probably tell you that he's not really fond of..." June 13

  • Josh Allen will get some first-team reps in minicamp

    NFL.com "Josh Allen will get reps with the first-team offense during the Buffalo Bills' mandatory minicamp. Coach Sean McDermott said Tuesday that Allen would spend time with the starting unit this week, the first opportunity for the No. 7 overall pick to work with the starters..." June 12

  • Here's Brett Favre explaining how he basically invented RPOs because he was bored

    CBS Sports "Over the last few seasons, the run-pass option (RPO) has become increasingly popular in the NFL. The way it allows an offense to react to how the defense lines up and then reacts off the snap of the ball makes it easy to avoid negative plays that flow right into what the defense is doing, and..." June 11

  • Sean McDermott: Time for Shaq Lawson to step up

    Pro Football Talk "Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson said recently that he is approaching “every day like my job is on the line” and head coach Sean McDermott didn’t do anything to make it seem like that’s hyperbole when he addressed Lawson’s spot on the team last..." June 10

  • Hall of Fame voter: I would have snubbed T.O. if I’d known he wouldn’t show up

    Pro Football Talk "One of the most vocal opponents of Terrell Owens’ Hall of Fame candidacy has a new retroactive basis for opposing Owens’ induction. Gary Myers, formerly of the New York Daily News, was at the front end of the bashing of Owens that occurred when voters snubbed him..." June 08

  • Donald Trump asks NFL players to suggest people he should pardon

    WEEI Boston "Donald Trump discussed his plan for presidential pardons on Friday and made an offer to NFL players to suggest to him people he should pardon. "What I'm thinking to do, you have a lot of people in the NFL in particular ... they're not proud enough to stand for..." June 08

  • Hall of Fame “disappointed” by “unprecedented” decision from Terrell Owens

    Pro Football Talk "Terrell Owens often didn’t do things by the book during his playing career, and that isn’t changing now that he’s retired and heading for the Hall of Fame. Shortly after Owens announced that he will not attend his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of..." June 07

  • Terrell Owens Declines Invitation to Attend Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction

    Bleacher Report "Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens announced on Thursday he will not attend the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony Aug. 4 in Canton, Ohio. Adam Schefter of ESPN provided a statement from Owens, who was elected to the 2018 class alongside Bobby..." June 07

  • Buffalo radio producer quits station due to the Bills drafting Josh Allen

    Sportsnaut "There were some in Western New York who simply believed the Buffalo Bills would not select Wyoming quarterback Josh in the first round of April’s 2018 NFL Draft. We can include Ryan Gates, a producer for WGR-550 in Buffalo, into that group. Immediately prior to the draft,..." June 06

  • Richie Incognito Still Hoping To Resume NFL Career

    NFL Trade Rumors "Free agent G Richie Incognito tells the Associated Press that training at his home in Arizona following a strange incident at a gym that resulted in him spending three days in a mental hospital. Incognito tells the AP that he’s still hoping to resume his NFL..." June 06

  • Jim Kelly to receive Jimmy V award at ESPYs

    Buffalo News "Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance on July 11 at the 2018 ESPYs in Los Angeles. Kelly announced the award during his annual golf tournament Monday in Batavia. " June 04

  • How continuity is helping the Bills defense improve this offseason

    BuffaloBills.com "Last year, there was no continuity. The coaches, the players, the system, the culture – it was all new. But then newly appointed defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier took the first-year defense and made it dangerous. The group played a key role in helping Buffalo end its 17-year playoff..." June 03

  • Nineteen-year-old Tremaine Edmunds reportedly 'destined to start from Day 1'

    Yardbarker "Bills rookie first-rounder Tremaine Edmunds “seems destined to start from Day 1” according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Despite being just 19 when he was drafted, Edmunds is expected to be an every down player at middle linebacker for the Bills. La Canfora adds that..." June 03

  • Buffalo Bills are betting big on physically gifted rookies Josh Allen and Tremaine Edmunds

    CBS Sports "The first thing you notice is their sheer mass. The hulking dude in the red No. 17 jersey hovering above almost everyone else in the offensive huddle. And then, across the practice field, the specimen wearing No. 49 in white, the quarterback of the defensive huddle, who seems to be from a..." June 02

  • Bills file trademark for “Respect the Process”

    Pro Football Talk "“Respect the Process.” That’s the Bills’ motto. Or is it the 76ers’ motto? The Bills filed a trademark for “Respect the Process” on May 23, trademark attorney Josh Gerben tweeted. The team wants to use the phrase on cellephone cases,..." June 02

  • Tyrod Taylor: I still feel that I’d done more than enough to stay

    Pro Football Talk "Tyrod Taylor felt he did “more than enough to stay” in Buffalo, but Bills coach Sean McDermott made a decision to move on. Taylor now is the starter in Cleveland for however long he is the starter in Cleveland, and AJ McCarron and Josh Allen have arrived in Buffalo. Vic..." June 02

  • Buffalo Bills' Charles Clay goes from Josh Allen's fantasy football team to teammate

    New York Upstate "Even before joining the Buffalo Bills, Josh Allen was very familiar with one player he may be tossing touchdowns to in 2018. It turns out that tight end Charles Clay was part of Allen's fantasy football team last season. Buffalo's first round pick revealed this to ESPN..." June 02

  • Bills' White: Allen 'going to break a lot of guys' fingers'

    NFL.com "Josh Allen has been tucked away with the third-stringers in Buffalo, but he hasn't gone unnoticed by at least one Bills starter. Talented second-year cornerback Tre'Davious White is impressed with the handiwork of the team's rookie quarterback,..." June 01

  • The Best Remaining NFL Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "The biggest names in this year’s free agent class such as Kirk Cousins, Sammy Watkins, Allen Robinson, and Trumaine Johnson have long been spoken for, but plenty of notable players remain on the board here in June. With a hat tip to James Palmer of NFL.com..." June 01

  • Kyle Williams explains why he returned to Buffalo Bills

    New York Upstate "Kyle Williams will return for his 13th season with the Buffalo Bills. Following Buffalo's 9-7 season and the team's first playoff berth since the 1999 season, there were questions as to whether or not the defensive tackle would suit up again with the Bills. After taking a few..." May 31

  • Bills TE Logan Thomas Underwent Knee Surgery

    NFL Trade Rumors "Bills TE Logan Thomas recently underwent knee surgery and will miss the remainder of the spring as a result, according to Mike Rodak. However, this implies that Thomas should be back with the team for the start of training camp, which is obviously good..." May 31

  • Bills Release Veteran C Eric Wood With Injury Settlement

    NFL Trade Rumors "John Wawrow reports that the Bills have released veteran C Eric Wood with an injury settlement on Thursday. Back in January, Wood announced that he could no longer continue his NFL career due to a neck injury. The team scheduled a press conference in..." May 31

  • Josh Allen ‘blowing people away’ at Bills practice, report says

    Sporting News "When the Bills took quarterback Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick in the NFL Draft last month, it wasn’t hard to find critics. Now, according to analysts and teammates, the Wyoming product is turning critics into believers during OTAs.   "I had a..." May 31

  • Bills Sign Rookie DT Harrison Phillips

    Pro Football Rumors "On Wednesday, the Bills announced the signing of third-round defensive tackle Harrison Phillips. With Phillips in the fold, the Bills have just one draft pick left to sign.  Phillips should see time right off the bat as a top substitute for Star Lotulelei at nose..." May 30

  • Bills CB shares ominous prediction about Josh Allen and Bills WRs

    Sportsnaut "According to Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White, the team’s wide receivers are in for a brutal season catching passes from rookie quarterback Josh Allen. Piqued your interest yet? Speaking to Andrew Siciliano on NFL Network’s Up to the..." May 30

  • NFL Owner Admits He Changed His Mind On National Anthem Policy Because of Trump

    12 Up "NFL owners may not all be in lock-step over issues surrounding player protests during the National Anthem, but it's clear that the American president has been a driving force in the conflict-- and has influenced at least a few owners' positions on the matter. Former..." May 30

  • Bills' Charles Clay hoping changes to diet will help him stay on the field

    Buffalo News "Charles Clay recently tried going vegan. It lasted for about a month. “I felt good,” the Buffalo Bills’ tight end said. “But it’s hard. It’s expensive to do, too.” Undaunted, Clay remained true to drastically changing his eating..." May 29

  • DeMaurice Smith: Anthem rule is about exerting control over players

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith says the league’s owners are less interested in showing respect for America than in showing they can control their employees with the new rule requiring players who are on the field for the national anthem to..." May 25

  • Kim Pegula on new Bills stadium: 'I don't even know if we can get there'

    Buffalo News "Kim Pegula sees the Buffalo Bills facing a difficult road toward a new stadium, because all entities involved will balk at contributing to a price tag likely to exceed the team’s purchase price of $1.4 billion. “I don’t even know if we can get there,” the..." May 24

  • Report: NFL owners didn’t actually vote on anthem issue

    Pro Football Talk "Question: When is a unanimous vote not unanimous? Answer: When there’s no vote at all. No, this isn’t a Matrix-style exercise in whether or not there is a spoon. (Then again maybe it is.) It’s an example of the kind of casual white-lying that has..." May 24

  • Richie Incognito Thought Government Officials Were Tracking & Recording Him

    NFL Trade Rumors "Andy Slater has obtained the full police report from the incident involving free agent G Richie Incognito on Wednesday in which he was placed in an involuntary psychiatric hold to be evaluated cops were called at a gym. According to the police report, Incognito thought..." May 24

  • Trump supports new NFL anthem policy, opposes players staying in locker room

    Pro Football Talk "President Trump has weighed in on the NFL’s new national anthem policy, saying the owners took a step in the right direction — but warning that the rule allowing players to remain in the locker room could be problematic. “I think that’s good,” Trump said..." May 24

  • Richie Incognito’s friends have reportedly been ‘concerned’ about him for months

    Larry Brown Sports "Richie Incognito was detained by police at a gym in Boca Raton on Wednesday, and it sounds like that incident may have only been the latest in an extended period of erratic behavior from the former Buffalo Bills lineman. TMZ, which first broke the story about Incognito getting into an..." May 24

  • Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones had knee surgery

    New York Upstate "Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott announced Thursday that second-year wide receiver Zay Jones had knee surgery and will miss the remainder of the spring.  McDermott would not comment on whether Jones had any ligament damage "It's just something that's..." May 24

  • Bills' Kim Pegula: Financial outlook for new stadium not promising

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills owner Kim Pegula expressed doubt at the NFL owners meetings this week about the team's ability to build a new stadium to replace New Era Field. "I don't even know if we can get there," Pegula told The Buffalo News. "I know fans in Buffalo don't..." May 23

  • New policy requires on-field players, personnel to stand for anthem

    ESPN "NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday. The policy subjects teams to a fine if a..." May 23

  • Richie Incognito Involved In Gym Altercation, Placed In Involuntary Psychiatric Hold

    NFL Trade Rumors "TMZ Sports is reporting that free agent G Richie Incognito was involved in an altercation with another man at an upscale Florida gym Wednesday morning. Incognito was reportedly working out when he got into an argument with another a man who was working..." May 23

  • NFL expected to enact national anthem policy for '18

    NFL.com "The NFL is expected to enact a national anthem policy in 2018 that requires players on the sideline to stand but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they don't want to stand, NFL Network's Judy Battista and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Under the..." May 23

  • 90% of NFL players who filed claims as part of 2013 settlement are waiting on payments, as league alleges fraud

    The Comeback "In 2013, the NFL agreed to pay $765 million to settle a lawsuit brought by more than 4,500 players and their families who claimed the league had concealed knowledge about the risk of head injuries. Five years later, a reported 90 percent of former players who..." May 23

  • Report: NFL weighing optional observance of anthem, 15-yard penalty for kneeling

    The Score "The playing of the national anthem and how to handle protests during the anthem are reportedly under heavy discussion at the NFL's spring meetings. Protests dominated headlines during the early portion of the 2017 season, but serious talks about the topic were deferred until..." May 23

  • Richie Incognito Plans To Continue NFL Career, Despite Recent Retirement

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that veteran G Richie Incognito wants to unretire and continue his NFL career, which is why the Bills elected to release him from the retired list on Monday. Schefter adds that Incognito is hoping to sign on a with a new team before..." May 22

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