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Pro Bowl selections: Buffalo Bills

Pro Bowl selections: Buffalo Bills

ESPN.com Updated Dec 27, 2013
The NFL announced its rosters for the 2014 Pro Bowl on Friday evening, and three Buffalo Bills players were selected to the squad: defensive end Mario Williams, defensive tackle Kyle Williams, and safety Jairus Byrd. Despite finishing first in fan votin…
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  • Packers sign rookie cornerback Jumal Rolle to active roster

    Packers sign rookie cornerback Jumal Rolle to active roster

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2013
    With two days until their regular-season finale at Chicago, the Packers have added some cornerback depth. Green Bay, which had two open roster spots, promoted rookie Jumal Rolle from their practice squad on Friday. Rolle, 23, has also had stints with th…
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  • S McCourty doubtful, OT Solder ques for Pats

    S McCourty doubtful, OT Solder ques for Pats

    buffalobills.com Dec 27, 2013
    The Patriots have a host of questionable players on their injury report for Sunday’s game with the Bills. Their safety Devin McCourty, who has also been a Bills killer in recent meetings is doubtful with a concussion. OT Nate Solder is also questionable…
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  • McCourty (concussion) doubtful for Sunday

    McCourty (concussion) doubtful for Sunday

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots safety Devin McCourty, who has missed practice each day this week after suffering a Week 16 concussion, is listed as doubtful to play against the Bills in the regular-season finale. McCourty was spotted in the locker room o…
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  • Don Banks' picks for NFL Week 17 games

    Don Banks' picks for NFL Week 17 games

    CNNSI.com Dec 27, 2013
    The last wild-card slots and all four NFC division titles are in play. Who'll get them? Don Banks makes his Week 17 picks.
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  • Goldson ($60K), Woods ($15K) hit with fines

    Goldson ($60K), Woods ($15K) hit with fines

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Woods was fined $15,000 by the NFL for throwing a punch at Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones, Woods told ESPN.
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  • Training plan in place for EJ in offseason

    Training plan in place for EJ in offseason

    buffalobills.com Dec 27, 2013
    Bills head coach Doug Marrone confirmed that Manuel’s knee injury is a sprained LCL, the second such sprain this season. Even though the injury will keep the rookie signal caller from making his 11th start this season, Manuel’s knee problems will not re…
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  • Aaron, Stevie out; Easley added to report

    Aaron, Stevie out; Easley added to report

    buffalobills.com Dec 27, 2013
    Bills WR Stevie Johnson and S Aaron Williams have been declared out for Sunday’s game at New England. Marcus Easley meanwhile was a Friday addition to Buffalo’s injury report. Easley sustained a knee injury in practice Friday and was listed as a limited…
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  • QB Manuel is no-go for Bills; Lewis to start

    QB Manuel is no-go for Bills; Lewis to start

    Thad Lewis will get another start at quarterback for the Buffalo Bills as EJ Manuel's knee did not respond to treatment as well as had been hoped, coach Doug Marrone said Friday.
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  • Fan Friday 12-27: Sunday will be the final step in trying to po…

    Fan Friday 12-27: Sunday will be the final step in trying to post a…

    buffalobills.com Dec 27, 2013
    Sunday will be the final step in trying to post a winning record in the division for the first time since the 2007 season. Let’s see if the Bills can get their first win ever in Gillette Stadium. Here’s your latest edition of questions on email at and o…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2013
    RB Fred Jackson is the third Bills player to run for 5,000 yards with the team. Examining the reasons why the Dolphins struggle to stop the run. A look at how the Patriots will replace S Devin McCourty this weekend. Jets LB Calvin Pace said it is “chaos…
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  • Brady confirms prep that Bills ‘D’ demands

    Brady confirms prep that Bills ‘D’ demands

    buffalobills.com Dec 27, 2013
    Patriots QB Tom Brady has seen defensive schemes like that of the Bills before. At the same time he admits that with the myriad of defensive looks and disguises that Mike Pettine’s defense offers, he and his offensive unit will need to be familiar with …
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  • Highlighting Patriots-Bills connections

    Highlighting Patriots-Bills connections

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    We normally use this space to highlight players or members of the Patriots' upcoming opponent's organization who have ties to New England. With Sunday marking the second time that they'll face the Bills this season, we'll do things a little differently …
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots 03:45

    'Playbook': Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots

    Dec 27
    How will New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady remain undefeated at home against the Buffalo Bills? "NFL Playbook" explains.
  • Video - Thad Lewis To Start For Bills 01:52

    Thad Lewis To Start For Bills

    Dec 27
    Damien Woody breaks down the Bills decision to start quarterback Thad Lewis in replace of EJ Manuel Sunday against the Patriots.

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    Dec 27
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    Dec 27
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    Dec 27
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