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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…Share Tweet
ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013The 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…Share TweetWe’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…Share TweetThe Buffalo Bills placed quarterback Kevin Kolb on injured reserve Friday, ending his season.Share TweetBills 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 …Share TweetThe Buffalo Bills have released quarterback Matt Leinart, a person familiar with the move told the Associated Press.Share Tweetbuffalobills.com Aug 30, 2013DAILY 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…Share TweetCNNSI.com Aug 30, 2013When 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…Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
Bills final roster trends 2006-2012buffalobills.com Aug 30, 2013Here’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…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 30, 2013The 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 …Share Tweet
How will Buffalo Bills fare with QB Kevin Kolb on injured reserve?Aug 30After 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?
Leinart Released By BillsAug 30Brian Dawkins discusses whether QB Matt Leinart will surface with another NFL team after being released by the Buffalo Bills.
Pre Week 4: Lions vs. Bills highlightsAug 30Did 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.