This is the August 29, 2013 news archive. View today's Bills rumors and news.
The Buffalo Bills are taking on the Detroit Lions in their preseason finale Thursday night, and not surprisingly, the Bills are resting most of their starters. Here's a look at those players not seeing action tonight, a sign that they are all essentiall…Share Tweet
QB Tuel and the starters who satBills head coach Doug Marrone said they were going to be smart about how long the starters would play in this preseason finale against Detroit. After the devastating injuries that came out of last week’s preseason game most of Buffalo’s starters didn’t …Share Tweet
Bills who are practice squad eligibleAs the deadline to reduce the roster to 53 fast approaches, here’s a rundown of the Bills players who are practice squad eligible. Obviously, most of Buffalo’s draft choices will be on the 53-man roster and won’t be considerations for the eight-man prac…Share TweetBills head coach Doug Marrone said Jairus Byrd was not with the team tonight due to a concern about his foot. Marrone said much like Mario Williams, Byrd was experiencing soreness in his foot and went to visit Dr. Robert Anderson for a second opinion. A…Share TweetObservations from the Buffalo Bills' 35-13 loss to the Detroit Lions in their preseason finale Thursday: Tuel sits, now waits: The Bills chose to rest virtually all of their starters for this game. Among them? Rookie quarterback Jeff Tuel, who has been …Share TweetBuffalo Bills offensive lineman Doug Legursky was carted off late in the third quarter of Thursday's preseason finale with an apparent leg injury. Legursky was hit in the side of his left calf by a falling Lions defender at the end of a run. He immediat…Share Tweet
E.J. Manuel throws on field during pregame warmupsprofootballtalk.com Aug 29, 2013On Tuesday, Bills coach Doug Marrone said that E.J. Manuel had yet to begin throwing after his knee surgery, one of many steps the quarterback would have to take before being ready for game action. Things have progressed since then, however. Mark Gaugha…Share Tweet
Bradham, Moats busy in preseasonBills linebacker Nigel Bradham and Arthur Moats sit atop the snap count board for defensive players thus far this preseason. Here’s a look at the linebacking corps and the action they’ve seen through the first three preseason games. LB defensive snap co…Share Tweet
S. Johnson pays it forwardBills wide receiver Stevie Johnson is always “handling business and having fun.” That’s what he did Tuesday while shopping at Walmart. Johnson tweeted this to his followers the following message while in line checking out his goods. bout to bless somebo…Share TweetSome people are fans of the Buffalo Bills. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Buffalo Bills. This 2013 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the 2013 NFL previews so far right here.Read more...Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 29, 2013The Bills get to sort through their many fine QBs tonight. Though he’s firmly entrenched as the backup, QB Matt Moore is happy to be with the Dolphins. Patriots WR Josh Boyce is embracing his opportunity for a significant role. Jets rookie WR Ryan Spado…Share TweetThe Patriots wrap up their preseason tonight with a game against the New York Giants, their final tune-up in advance of the regular-season opener next Sunday in Buffalo against the Bills. It's not uncommon to see teams sit all or most of their starters …Share Tweet
Buffalo Bills QB Thad Lewis goes deep to WR Marcus Easley for the touchdownAug 29Buffalo Bills quarterback Thad Lewis throws a deep pass to wide receiver Marcus Easley for a 79-yard touchdown pass.
Dowtin grabs the tipped ballAug 29Buffalo Bills linebacker Marcus Dowtin snatches up the tipped pass from Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and returns it for 11 yards.
Inside the Huddle with John ClaytonAug 29John Clayton examines the pluses and minuses of the fast-paced offenses being run in Denver, New England, and Buffalo. Inside the Huddle looks at whether the addition of Reggie Bush in Detroit may lead Matt Stafford to another 700-pass season.
Lions Finish Preseason StrongAug 29The Lions finished the preseason 3-1 with a 35-13 win over the Bills.