This is the January 1, 2013 news archive. View today's Bills rumors and news.
According to CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora, the Bills trip to Arizona was done to interview former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt this evening with one of his assistants up next. Per LaCanfora’s report Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon, GM BuddyShare Tweet
Additions at QB in draft & free agency?Bills GM Buddy Nix reiterated the team’s desire to draft a young quarterback that could be a future franchise player for the team for 10 years. On Tuesday at the press conference announcing CEO Russ Brandon would also serve as Team President he stated tShare Tweet
Nix: We’re not back at square oneIn relieving Chan Gailey and his staff of coaching duties for the Bills, some outside the organization are of the opinion that the team is back to square one in building a playoff contender. Bills GM Buddy Nix disagrees. “As far as us being back to squaShare Tweet
A closer look at the analyticsBills new President and CEO Russ Brandon made mention of establishing a layer of analytics to the organization that will analyze the club from top to bottom. But there’s a player evaluation element to it that will likely assist in completing the assessmShare TweetThe Bills head coaching search team could be out west for a while if a Denver Post report is accurate. They’re reporting that Broncos offensive coordinator is on Buffalo’s radar, and Denver is granting permission per interviews under a specific timeliShare TweetBills President and CEO Russ Brandon had a reason why he expressed an eagerness to get off the lectern at One Bills Drive during his press conference that announced he was taking organizational control of the team. He along with GM Buddy Nix and others …Share Tweet
Brandon: I’m humbled and honoredBills CEO Russ Brandon also has now assumed the team’s day-to-day organizational control as he has been given the added title of Team President. Here are some of his opening comments at today’s press conference. He began by talking about his day longShare TweetThe reorganization of the Bills front office left Russ Brandon calling the shots in the team’s search for a new coach. Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports that Brandon is “fond” of Ken Whisenhunt, who was fired as the Cardinals’ coach a short tShare TweetIn recent weeks, former Bills, Panthers, and Colts G.M. Bill Polian has been linked in various rumors and speculation to the G.M. position in Kansas City, if/when it becomes open. Of course, it’s not yet open. It possibly will be, if owner Clark HuntShare TweetBills RB Fred Jackson used words like “sickening” and “depressing” while talking about the team’s season. QB Ryan Tannehill said he’s gained a lot of confidence thanks to his first year with the Dolphins. LB Brandon Spikes didn’t see much tiShare Tweet
Bills’ Kyle Williams likely needs Achilles surgery againFor the second consecutive offseason, Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams likely needs Achilles tendon surgery. Last offseason, Williams had surgery on his left Achilles. This season, Williams has been playing all year through a painful injury to his r…Share TweetSyracuse head coach Doug Marrone is already proving to be a hot commodity among teams looking for their next head coach. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Marrone has interviews scheduled with both the Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills. The Browns ar…Share Tweet
Sources: Reid To Cardinals?Jan 1Adam Schefter discusses the possibility of Andy Reid becoming the new coach of the Arizona Cardinals.
Lovie Smith In DemandJan 1Ed Werder on the teams that could be interested in hiring Lovie Smith.
Peter King: Rams started their rebuilding effort the right way in 2012; ma…Jan 1On Black New Year's Day, as 11 NFL teams try to figure out what to do with either their organization, GM, coach, coaching staffs -- or all of them -- I bring you my Smart Team of the Year: the St. Louis Rams.
Jim Trotter: Seahawks defense short on marquee names, but not superstar pl…Jan 1There were 53 cornerbacks selected in the 2011 NFL draft, and Richard Sherman wasn't among the first 33 chosen. If you think that doesn't grate on him, then you don't know Sherman, who was taken in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks.