Buffalo Bills News and Rumors

  • Roger Goodell reiterates opinion that Bills need new stadium

    Roger Goodell reiterates opinion that Bills need new stadium

    ESPN.com Updated 3 hours ago
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday that Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Buffalo Bills since 1973, lacks the features necessary for a state-of-the-art NFL facility and will need to be replaced. "I do believe that a stadium, long-term, is g…
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  • Levy on what makes a winning coach

    Levy on what makes a winning coach

    buffalobills.com 5 hours ago
    Bills Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy was enormously successful in his second go round as a head coach in the NFL in Buffalo. He’s a big part of our story today on Buffalobills.com as we look at the trend of Super Bowl success for second-time head coaches …
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  • Fan Friday 1-30: It’s Super Bowl weekend, but there’s plenty t……

    Fan Friday 1-30: It’s Super Bowl weekend, but there’s plenty t…

    buffalobills.com 7 hours ago
    It’s Super Bowl weekend, but there’s plenty to talk about concerning the Bills. Here are your latest set of questions from email at and on Twitter @ChrisBrownBills. 1 - Hi Chris, The recent public comments of Brandon Spikes and Doug Whaley regarding his…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Looking ahead to Bills S Da’Norris Searcy’s free agency. Is there a chance that DT Ndamukong Suh could wind up with the Dolphins? Tom Brady thinks James Develin gives the Patriots the best fullback in the league. Todd Bowles continues to add coaches he …
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  • Value of a QB trade: With the 2015 draft class widely considere…

    Value of a QB trade: With the 2015 draft class widely considered to be…

    buffalobills.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    With the 2015 draft class widely considered to be a down year for quarterbacks, the trade market this offseason could be a route taken by some teams looking for bona fide quarterback competition. That could be what the Bills decide to do. ESPN’s Adam Ca…
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  • Fred Jackson eager to play for Rex Ryan, says Doug Marrone's ex…

    Fred Jackson eager to play for Rex Ryan, says Doug Marrone's exit was sudden

    ESPN.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    Veteran running back Fred Jackson hasn't had the opportunity to say a formal hello to the Buffalo Bills' new coach, and he didn't get to say goodbye to the previous coach. "I can't wait to play for him. I've heard nothing but good things," Jac…
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  • Rex Ryan, Drew Brees and much more on huge PFT Live at noon ET

    Rex Ryan, Drew Brees and much more on huge PFT Live at noon ET

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    There’s never a good day to miss PFT Live if you want to know the latest from around the NFL, but you really don’t want to miss Thursday’s show. Mike Florio’s lined up a guest list studded with some of the biggest names in football. We’ve got Bills coac…
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  • Crossman on having a kickoff specialist

    Crossman on having a kickoff specialist

    buffalobills.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    Bills special teams coordinator Danny Crossman had to break in a rookie punter and a kickoff specialist in 2014. On the whole both Colton Schmidt and Jordan Gay performed well for Buffalo. Whether Buffalo’s new head coach Rex Ryan feels a kickoff specia…
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  • Fred Jackson: Rex Ryan the right guy to get us over the hump

    Fred Jackson: Rex Ryan the right guy to get us over the hump

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28 (yesterday)
    Running back Fred Jackson has been with the Bills for the last nine years and he’s seen a lot of coaches come through the organization in that time. The last of those coaches was Doug Marrone, who opted out of his contract after two years this month. Ja…
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  • Campbell’s “Tackling Hunger” results

    Campbell’s “Tackling Hunger” results

    buffalobills.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    The Bills and Campbell’s® Chunky soup, along with Tops Friendly Markets announced the results of the “Tackling Hunger with the Buffalo Bills” program for the 2014 season today at a press conference inside the Food Bank of Western New York. For every tac…
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  • Thin quarterback draft class hurts the Bills

    Thin quarterback draft class hurts the Bills

    ESPN.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    After two lackluster seasons for the Buffalo Bills, it is clear that former first-round pick EJ Manuel must have competition at quarterback. Based on what I saw at the Senior Bowl, the Bills will have trouble finding that player if they look for him in …
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  • Anthony Dixon begins rehab from knee surgery

    Anthony Dixon begins rehab from knee surgery

    ESPN.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    Buffalo Bills running back Anthony Dixon rushed for 432 yards and two touchdowns in 2014, and he says he did so with a partially torn meniscus in his knee. Dixon, 27, relayed news of the injury on Tuesday night, when he tweeted a photo of himself in a h…
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  • Bills OC to play wait and see on Spiller

    Bills OC to play wait and see on Spiller

    buffalobills.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    He’s going to evaluate C.J. Spiller on tape just like any other player on the Bills roster. That’s part of the job for a new offensive coordinator like Buffalo’s Greg Roman. Of course with Spiller eligible to become a free agent Roman knows he has to pl…
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  • Thurman: ‘D’ can’t get bogged down in 3-4 or 4-3

    Thurman: ‘D’ can’t get bogged down in 3-4 or 4-3

    buffalobills.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    While outside observers openly wonder what the foundation of Dennis Thurman’s defense will be for the Bills in 2015 under head coach Rex Ryan, most are assuming it’ll be predominantly a 3-4 front. Thurman warns that fans and others shouldn’t make such a…
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  • Greg Roman giving EJ Manuel a clean slate

    Greg Roman giving EJ Manuel a clean slate

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    The Doug Marrone regime didn’t give Bills quarterback EJ Manuel much rope in 2014, yanking him from the lineup after four games and turning the offense over to Kyle Orton for the rest of the year. Orton retired after taking Buffalo to a 9-7 record and M…
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  • Roman, Thurman press conf. at 1 pm

    Roman, Thurman press conf. at 1 pm

    buffalobills.com Jan 27 (3 days ago)
    Buffalobills.com will have coverage of the press conference introducing offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman this afternoon at 1 pm, and I’ll be asking you for some assistance Bills fans. Buffalobills.com will sit do…
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  • Bills young talent ranks favorably

    Bills young talent ranks favorably

    buffalobills.com Jan 27 (3 days ago)
    ESPN did a league wide analysis of the young talent on every roster in the NFL. The Bills ranked in the top half of the league with their healthy number of young playmakers. ESPN Insider Matt Williamson had the Bills ranked 11th in the league when it ca…
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  • Jim Schwartz being selective about next opportunity

    Jim Schwartz being selective about next opportunity

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27 (3 days ago)
    Jim Schwartz rebounded quickly after losing his job as the Lions head coach to become the coordinator for one of the league’s best defenses in Buffalo, but that success won’t have him back with the Bills this year. Doug Marrone’s departure led to Rex Ry…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27 (3 days ago)
    A look at Bills DE Jerry Hughes as he approaches free agency. How can the Dolphins create cap space for the offseason? The Patriots believe they can run the ball on the Seahawks. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll called trading Percy Harvin to the Jets a “dif…
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  • Bills hire Chris Palmer as senior offensive assistant

    Bills hire Chris Palmer as senior offensive assistant

    profootballtalk.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    The Bills have brought on an experienced offensive coach to help them develop EJ Manuel or another quarterback during the 2015 season. The team announced Monday that Chris Palmer will join Rex Ryan’s staff as a senior offensive assistant. Palmer was the…
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  • Personnel dept. to meet with coaches this week

    Personnel dept. to meet with coaches this week

    buffalobills.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    With the Senior Bowl in the rearview mirror and Rex Ryan’s coaching staff almost completely assembled the Bills personnel department will be sitting down with the new coaches to formulate plans concerning what needs to be added to upgrade the roster. “W…
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  • Bills' C.J. Spiller enters tough market for running backs

    Bills' C.J. Spiller enters tough market for running backs

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    Compared to his production, Pro Bowl running back DeMarco Murray is expected to get a modest contract offer from the Dallas Cowboys. Murray led the NFL with 1,845 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns last season, but it's unlikely he will break the bank in D…
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  • Hue Jackson thought he was “right fit” for Bills head coach

    Hue Jackson thought he was “right fit” for Bills head coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (5 days ago)
    Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has a year of head coaching experience with the Raiders and got a chance to interview for another shot at a top job in Buffalo this year. The Bills opted to hire Rex Ryan instead of Jackson, but Jackson left his…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (5 days ago)
    Bills DT Marcell Dareus paid a visit to Luke Air Force Base. The wait for a wax likeness of former Dolphins QB Dan Marino has come to an end. Patriots WR Matthew Slater is familiar with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll from his college days facing USC as a U…
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  • Video - Rex Ryan's Super Bowl Prediction 02:32

    Rex Ryan's Super Bowl Prediction

    Jan 29
    Jim Basquil talks with Bills' head coach Rex Ryan about how things are progressing in Buffalo, what he thinks the Seahawks' defense needs to do to stop Tom Brady and who will win Super Bowl XLIX.
  • Video - Caliendo Channels His Inner Rex Ryan For A Sit-Down With Bill Bel... 02:57

    Caliendo Channels His Inner Rex Ryan For A Sit-Down With Bill Bel...

    Jan 17
    Frank Caliendo conducts an interview as Rex Ryan with Caliendo as Bill Belichick.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Head Coach Hires 00:30

    Inside The Huddle: Head Coach Hires

    Jan 15
    John Clayton shows why the defensive trend in hiring NFL head coaches should not be surprising.
  • Video - Rex Ryan To Report To Bills Owner Terry Pegula 00:46

    Rex Ryan To Report To Bills Owner Terry Pegula

    Jan 14
    ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses Buffalo's chain of command, which will have coach Rex Ryan report directly to owner Terry Pegula instead of general manager Doug Whaley, who will retain control over the 53-man roster.

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  • Bobby Wagner's healthy return sparked Seahawks

    Jan 30
    Linebacker Bobby Wagner's return from injury in Week 12 sparked the Seahawks' late-season defensive surge, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of Gronk

    Jan 30
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Did Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright’s sly smile tell it all? I’ve got this theory about Super Bowl 49 that isn’t exactly breaking news: Rob Gronkowski is the key player. If he blows up, New England wins. If Seattle manages to beat him up …
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    Jan 29
    Intriguing Seahawks-Patriots matchup is no surprise, and it should deliver another Super Bowl thriller, writes John Clayton.