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Buffalo Bills cut-down analysis

Buffalo Bills cut-down analysis

Most significant move: The Buffalo Bills were expected to start fourth-year cornerback Crezdon Butler in Week 1 in place of an injured Stephon Gilmore. However, Butler played 54 defensive snaps in the preseason finale Thursday night, a sign that his ros…
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  • Updated look at Bills' roster

    Updated look at Bills' roster

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    The Buffalo Bills got an early jump on their roster cuts Friday, releasing 18 players and placing another three on injured reserve. With their roster now at 55 players, the Bills must make at least two more moves prior to Saturday's 6 p.m. deadline. Her…
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  • Bills announce 18 cuts, get down to 53 players

    Bills announce 18 cuts, get down to 53 players

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30, 2013
    We’ve been getting word on some of the Bills’ roster moves all day, but the team’s gone ahead and announced 18 cuts that will bring them down to the 53-man limit. Included are the departures of quarterback Matt Leinart, cornerback Crezdon Butler and tac…
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  • Bills put QB Kolb on IR, ending his season

    Bills put QB Kolb on IR, ending his season

    The Buffalo Bills placed quarterback Kevin Kolb on injured reserve Friday, ending his season.
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  • Wood feeling good about O-line

    Wood feeling good about O-line

    Bills C Eric Wood just signed a long-term contract extension with the Bills late Friday. He’s confident that with Colin Brown being the only change on their front five from last year that they’ll be able to hit the ground running in 2013. “I feel great …
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  • Bills release Leinart after less than week

    Bills release Leinart after less than week

    The Buffalo Bills have released quarterback Matt Leinart, a person familiar with the move told the Associated Press.
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  • BDC 8/30: Bills vs. Lions Recap

    BDC 8/30: Bills vs. Lions Recap

    buffalobills.com Aug 30, 2013
    DAILY REPORT –Buffalo vs. Lions: The Buffalo Bills were defeated 35-13 by the Detroit Lions Thursday night in their final preseason game at Ralph Wilson Stadium. With the loss, the Bills ended the preseason with a 2-2 record. Recently acquired QB Thad L…
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  • Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season

    Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season

    CNNSI.com Aug 30, 2013
    When it comes to preseason predictions, no one remembers anyone's but their own, because those are the only ones they really care about. Which is why honesty compels a brief summation of my hits and misses from last year's dose of late-August prognostic…
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  • Jairus Byrd getting second opinion on sore foot

    Jairus Byrd getting second opinion on sore foot

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30, 2013
    The Bills waited a long time for safety Jairus Byrd to report to the team this offseason and now they’re waiting to find out if he’s going to miss time after reporting because of a sore foot. In a near replay of what went on with defensive end Mario Wil…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30, 2013
    The Bills secondary didn’t close the preseason with their best performance. Vaughn Martin made his last effort to convince the Dolphins he’s worth a spot on their deep defensive line. Rookie DE Michael Buchannan had a big night in the Patriots’ preseaso…
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  • Bills final roster trends 2006-2012

    Bills final roster trends 2006-2012

    buffalobills.com Aug 30, 2013
    Here’s a breakdown of what the final 53-man roster looked like by position over the last seven seasons when the roster was reduced at the end of August. Certain coaching staffs had their preferences, which might make predicting the direction Coach Marro…
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  • Predicting the Bills' 53-man roster

    Predicting the Bills' 53-man roster

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    The preseason is finally over, and the Buffalo Bills will have to get their roster to the 53-man limit by 6 p.m. ET on Saturday. With some of those cuts possibly coming as soon as Friday morning, it's time to give my prediction of how the 53-man roster …
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  • Video - How will Buffalo Bills fare with QB Kevin Kolb on injured reserve? 01:12

    How will Buffalo Bills fare with QB Kevin Kolb on injured reserve?

    Aug 30
    After cutting Matt Leinart and placing Kevin Kolb on season-ending injured reserve Friday, the Buffalo Bills are down to just two QBs. Can one of them lead the Bills to a winning season?
  • Video - Leinart Released By Bills 02:13

    Leinart Released By Bills

    Aug 30
    Brian Dawkins discusses whether QB Matt Leinart will surface with another NFL team after being released by the Buffalo Bills.
  • Video - Pre Week 4: Lions vs. Bills highlights 01:31

    Pre Week 4: Lions vs. Bills highlights

    Aug 30
    Did quarterback Matt Leinart establish himself as a contender for the Bills' quarterback spot? Check out highlights from the Detroit Lions' 35-13 win over the Buffalo Bills in Week 4 of the preseason.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season

    Aug 30
    When it comes to preseason predictions, no one remembers anyone's but their own, because those are the only ones they really care about. Which is why honesty compels a brief summation of my hits and misses from last year's dose of late-August prognostic…
  • Bill Simmons on the career of Tracy McGrady

    Aug 30
    Tracy McGrady was a superstar who always seemed to find himself on the wrong team with the wrong players.