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Mario on pace to beat Strahan’s sack mark

Mario on pace to beat Strahan’s sack mark

buffalobills.com Updated Oct 22, 2013
Bills DE Mario Williams has 10 sacks on the season after just seven games. It’s put him on pace to eclipse the NFL’s single-season sack record held by Michael Strahan (22.5 in 2001). Right now Williams is on pace for about 23 sacks this season. He’s als…
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  • Fred and C.J. again a productive duo

    Fred and C.J. again a productive duo

    buffalobills.com Oct 22, 2013
    Bills running backs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller have not been the healthiest of backs through the first seven games of the season, but it hasn’t hindered their production all that much. In fact Jackson and Spiller have Buffalo in a category all their …
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  • PFF honors Bills D-line in Wk 7

    PFF honors Bills D-line in Wk 7

    buffalobills.com Oct 22, 2013
    It’s probably no surprise that ProFootballFocus made Mario Williams a part of their Top Performers of Week 7, but he wasn’t the only Bills defender to be recognized. PFF named Williams one of their top two edge rushers last week in the NFL as he his two…
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  • Robey up for Pepsi NFL Rookie of Week

    Robey up for Pepsi NFL Rookie of Week

    buffalobills.com Oct 22, 2013
    The Bills have had two other nominees this season already in EJ Manuel and Kiko Alonso. For his Week 7 performance in the win over Miami, undrafted rookie CB Nickell Robey is now up for the Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week. Robey had three pass breakup…
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  • BDC 10/22: Stevie to Give Contest Winners Tour of Bills Facilit…

    BDC 10/22: Stevie to Give Contest Winners Tour of Bills Facilities

    buffalobills.com Oct 22, 2013
    DAILY REPORT – Six lucky winners of Northtown Auto’s “Hang with SJ13 at the Ralph” contest and their guests will have the opportunity to get a tour of the Buffalo Bills training facility and Ralph Wilson Stadium, led by Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnso…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 22, 2013
    His knee is sore, but Bills RB Fred Jackson says he’ll do everything he can to be on the field in Week Eight. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin defended the team’s decision to throw the ball in the fourth quarter. Said Patriots WR Aaron Dobson of the team’s of…
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  • Marrone returns to New Orleans on Sunday

    Marrone returns to New Orleans on Sunday

    ESPN.com Oct 22, 2013
    The Buffalo Bills, fresh off a division win over the Miami Dolphins, will head south again -- this time to New Orleans -- for their second consecutive road contest. For head coach Doug Marrone, who played in Miami in 1987, this trip will have some added…
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  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Bills 00:32

    NFL Nation Buzz: Bills

    Oct 22
    ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses C.J. Spiller's ankle injury and whether Buffalo should rest him for the second half of the season.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL teams scrambling for qualified backup QBs

    Oct 22
    Clayton's mailbag: Because of injuries and risky roster decisions, many teams are scrambling to find backup QBs.
  • Don Banks: Decision to start Freeman latest in series of QB missteps aroun…

    Oct 22
    Josh Freeman's epic meltdown Monday night in the Meadowlands was just the latest, and perhaps most ghastly, miscalculation at quarterback this season. Freeman's play was almost mesmerizingly ugly in the 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants, and mo…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Oct 22
    Three years ago today, I sat in the office of Massachusetts neuropathologist Ann McKee, who studies the brains of deceased former football players to discover the effects of repetitive brain trauma. She showed me slides of cross-sections of brains of fo…