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Russ Brandon’s solo meeting with Ralph Wilson not viewed as goo…

Russ Brandon’s solo meeting with Ralph Wilson not viewed as good news for Buddy Nix

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 31, 2012
The Bills already have fired their head coach, even though their G.M. said he was safe. Now, their G.M. may be in danger, grave or otherwise. Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports that team CEO Russ Brandon has traveled to Detroit to meet with owner Ra…
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  • Report: Bills to interview ‘Cuse HC Marrone

    Report: Bills to interview ‘Cuse HC Marrone

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Bills are one of two NFL clubs searching for a new head coach that will interview Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone this week. Syracuse HC Doug Marrone is scheduled to interview this week for Cleveland Browns’ HC a
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  • Levitre on wanting to be back

    Levitre on wanting to be back

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    The Bills have some free agent decisions to make this offseason. One of the bigger ones is unrestricted free agent Andy Levitre. Buffalo’s starting left guard was asked on a scale of 1 to 10 how much he’d like to re-sign with Buffalo. “It’d be a 1
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  • Fred on the season: “It’s depressing”

    Fred on the season: “It’s depressing”

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    The Bills had many emotions as they reflected on their 2012 season that was filled with such high hopes. To finish with the identical record to that of a year ago left them all disappointed. Fred Jackson arguably struggled through one of the most trying…
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  • Report: Cards DC Horton in mix for Bills

    Report: Cards DC Horton in mix for Bills

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    As the coaching carousel begins to spin  across the NFL, a report out of Arizona is indicating that Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton is expected to draw interest from two NFL teams, one of which is the Bills. The Arizona Republic is reporting …
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  • Report: Grimm a Bills HC candidate

    Report: Grimm a Bills HC candidate

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    It’s a preliminary report, but the FAN 1060 AM in Phoenix is reporting that Cardinals Assistant HC/Offensive line coach Russ Grimm is on Buffalo’s list of coaching candidates. Hearing Russ Grimm to interview for bills job - Roc from Roc&Manuch (@roc
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  • Gailey's entire staff also fired in Buffalo

    Gailey's entire staff also fired in Buffalo

    The rebuilding Buffalo Bills will not promote their new head coach from within. Former head coach Chan Gailey announced in his final news conference Monday that the Bills also fired his entire coaching staff. That means defensive coordinator Dave Wannst…
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  • Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smi…

    Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smith; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 31, 2012
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...
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  • Chandler to have surgery next week

    Chandler to have surgery next week

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    Bills TE Scott Chandler tore his ACL in the Week 16 loss to the Dolphins and was placed on injured reserve just days later. With the swelling now subsided Chandler has been scheduled for surgery. Chandler will have surgery to repair his torn ACL next we…
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  • Bills, Bears, Chargers, Chiefs, Browns, Eagles all fire head co…

    Bills, Bears, Chargers, Chiefs, Browns, Eagles all fire head coaches

    profootballtalk.com Dec 31, 2012
    I noted in my Monday morning column today that it’s the worst day of the NFL year: Black Monday, when coaches and executives lose their job. This Black Monday is even crueler than most. Before noon, six NFL teams had fired their head coaches: The Bills
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  • BDC 12/31: Bills vs. Jets Recap

    BDC 12/31: Bills vs. Jets Recap

    buffalobills.com Dec 31, 2012
    DAILY REPORT —The Buffalo Bills ended their 2012 campaign with a 28-9 win over the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium. WR Stevie Johnson further etched his name into the Bills’ record books by grabbing six passes for 111 yards on the day to become
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  • Jets fire GM Tannenbaum, but Rex will stay in NY

    Jets fire GM Tannenbaum, but Rex will stay in NY

    FLORHAM PARK, N. J. (AP) Rex Ryan will be back coaching the New York Jets next season, but he'll be working with a new general manager.
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  • My thoughts on Wild-Card Weekend

    My thoughts on Wild-Card Weekend

    CNNSI.com Dec 31, 2012
    Uneventful Week 17? Nope. There were still playoff spots to be won, and history to be chased. And that was just one man. Peter King breaks down the wrap of the regular season.
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  • Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expec…

    Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17

    CNNSI.com Dec 31, 2012
    What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 31, 2012
    Bills RB C.J. Spiller squeezed in one more big play before the end of the season. Dolphins RB Reggie Bush wound up 14 yards shy of 1,000 for the season. The Patriots’ offensive line put together a stronger game than in recent weeks. Said Jets CB Antonio
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  • Video - Most Attractive Head Coaching Position 02:16

    Most Attractive Head Coaching Position

    Dec 31
    Tim Hasselbeck and Merril Hoge discuss which open head-coaching position is the most attractive and the least.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 17 02:51

    Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 17

    Dec 31
    Antonio Pierce answers your facebook questions
  • Video - Gailey out as Bills head coach 03:00

    Gailey out as Bills head coach

    Dec 31
    Charley Casserly and Willie McGinest discuss the future of the Buffalo Bills after the firing Monday of head coach Chan Gailey.
  • Video - Gailey out as Bills head coach 03:00

    Gailey out as Bills head coach

    Dec 31
    Charley Casserly and Willie McGinest discuss the future of the Buffalo Bills after the firing Monday of head coach Chan Gailey.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smith; more Sn…

    Dec 31
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...
  • Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17

    Dec 31
    What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.
  • John Clayton's mailbag: Chuck the tuck rule

    Dec 31
    The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.