This is the December 29, 2013 news archive. View today's Bills rumors and news.
Bills captain Kyle Williams was disappointed to end his eighth season with the Bills the way the other seven before them have, which is out of the playoffs. At the same time he believes coach Marrone has established a culture that will demand better and…Share Tweet
What happened on the kick returnsThe Bills gave up a season-high 189 kick return yards on just four returns Sunday. Head coach Doug Marrone tried to explain what went wrong on the two returns by LeGarrette Blount that went for 83 and 62 yards right after Buffalo touchdown drives. “The …Share Tweet
Patriots have to like chances in playoffsFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It has seldom come easy for the New England Patriots in the 2013 season, so it was fitting Sunday’s finale against the visiting Buffalo Bills was played in a steady downpour from start to finish. Just another obstacle to overcome in…Share TweetBased on how things shook out in Week 17 the Buffalo Bills will be drafting ninth overall in the 2014 NFL draft. With the Bills losing along with the Titans and Giants winning it locked the Bills in as the only team in the league with a 6-10 record for …Share TweetThe Patriots will be the second seed in the AFC playoffs this year and they can thank running back LeGarrette Blount for making sure they got that first round bye. Blount ran for 189 yards and two touchdowns as the Patriots beat the Bills 34-20 to assur…Share TweetThe Bills defensive line has wreaked some havoc on opposing offenses this season, but they’ll be down one member of their corps as they try to play spoiler against the Patriots. The team announced that defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will sit out the en…Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots starting left guard Logan Mankins, one of the team's four Pro Bowl selections, left Sunday's game against the Bills with an ankle injury and is questionable to return. Mankins appeared to suffer the injury on a …Share Tweet
Quick-hit thoughts after first quarterFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- After 15 minutes of play, the Patriots lead the Bills 6-3. Passing along quick-hit notes and observations from the first quarter: 1. Solder returns, starts. The Patriots got their starting offensive line back intact, as Nate Solder …Share TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd injured his ankle in the first quarter of Sunday's season finale against the New England Patriots. The Bills announced Byrd's return as questionable. He was replaced by Da'Norris Searcy in the defens…Share TweetHere are the Bills inactives for TE season finale against the Patriots. QB EJ Manuel WR Stevie Johnson WR Cordell Roberson RB Ronnie Wingo DB Brandon Smith OL Mark Asper OL Antoine McClainShare TweetThe Patriots promoted a pair of defensive backs from the practice squad on Saturday and they deactivated two from the active roster on Sunday. Safety Devin McCourty and cornerback Alfonzo Dennard are both inactive for New England’s regular season finale…Share TweetMIAMI -- Thoughts on the Miami Dolphins' 20-7 loss against the New York Jets on Sunday. What it means: This can only be classified as a choke job for Miami. The Dolphins controlled their own playoff destiny two weeks ago. But ugly back-to-back losses to…Share Tweet
Solder, Vereen, Thompkins activeFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Starting New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder and running back Shane Vereen are both active for today's game against the Buffalo Bills, which is the most notable takeaway from the team's list of inactive players. Solder miss…Share Tweet
Why we’ll see run, run, run on 1st-&-10If the season long numbers are any indication, when the Bills have the ball today in their season finale against the Patriots we’ll see an awful lot of run plays on 1st-and-10. We’ve seen for a while that the Bills aren’t shy about running the football …Share TweetFor the Bengals to move into the AFC’s second seed on Sunday, they need to win while the Patriots lose to the Bills. They will have to take care of their business without their top two tight ends. Tyler Eifert and Jermaine Gresham have each been ruled o…Share TweetThe Bills will try again for their first win at Gillette Stadium. The Dolphins’ season is on the brink. There shouldn’t be any slowdown from the Patriots on Sunday. A few reasons why Rex Ryan should stick around as Jets coach. The Ravens will try to ove…Share Tweet
Week 17: Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots highlightsDec 29The New England Patriots clinched the No. 2 seed in the AFC playoffs with their 34-20 victory over the Buffalo Bills in Week 17.
Bills postgame press conferenceDec 29Bills react following game with Patriots
Pats Earn No. 2 SeedDec 29LeGarrette Blount rushed for 189 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots' 34-20 win over the Bills.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's pass intercepted by Buffalo Bills linebacker Manny LawsonDec 29New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's pass is deflected by running back Shane Vereen and intercepted by Buffalo Bills linebacker Manny Lawson in Week 17.