Buffalo Sports News and Rumors
You know group hug we suggested earlier today to salvage Jon Bon Jovi’s bid for the Buffalo Bills? The one with Bon Jovi and Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas and Bruce Smith and Andre Reed? It might be a good idea to not invite Reed to the party. “[F]–k Bon…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 7 hours agoBills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett says that QB E.J. Manuel has “gotten so much more comfortable.” Dolphins rookie WR Jarvis Landry is picking things up quickly. Said Patriots WR Danny Amendola of working with Tom Brady, “The more experience …Upvote Share Tweet
Schottenheimer: “Get behind this team”buffalobills.com 16 hours agoWeather turned what was going to be a quiet John Murphy Show into an exciting one as the team went under the lights for a night practice in Growney Stadium. Mark Kelso, Murph’s color analyst on the Bills broadcast joined him once again to help call the …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 17 hours agoPITTSFORD, N.Y. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Buffalo Bills training camp: Sammy Watkins did not participate in team drills for most, if not all, of Monday night's practice. A team official said that Watkins wasn't injured, but that …Upvote Share Tweet
Trump: I'm 'very, very unlikely' to buy BillsESPN.com 18 hours agoIn an interview Monday with Fox News, billionaire Donald Trump said he is "very, very unlikely" to become the next owner of the Buffalo Bills.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoSince the Giants will be playing the Bills on Sunday night (on NBC), the Giants are required to release a depth chart, too. It doesn’t contain many surprises, but it begins to answer the fairly important question of who will start at the undermanned tig…Upvote Share Tweet
Bills release first depth chart (spoiler alert: Watkins is a starter)profootballtalk.com 20 hours agoNothing says football season like the non-binding depth charts teams are required to release when preseason games approach. Up first in six days against the Giants for the Hall of Fame game, the Bills have issued the first depth chart of 2014. To no sur…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants awarded Mark Asper on waiversprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoThe Giants added a veteran offensive guard Tuesday, claiming Mark Asper on waivers from Buffalo, according to the league’s transaction wire. The 28-year-old Asper was active for six regular season games for the Bills in 2013. He has also had stints with…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: No timetable for Cordy Glenn’s return, but expected in time for season openerprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoThe Bills have not provided much information about the illness that has forced tackle Cordy Glenn to miss all of training camp thus far, but whatever’s troubling him does not look like it will keep him out of the lineup into the season. Tim Graham of th…Upvote Share Tweet
Last five cuts on Bills' roster projectionESPN.com 23 hours agoPITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Earlier Monday, we released our latest 53-man roster projection for the Buffalo Bills. What about the players who didn't make the cut? Here are some thoughts on the "last five" cuts for the Bills: OL Chris Hairston -- We'll …Upvote Share Tweet
Schwartz tempering enthusiasm for pass rushbuffalobills.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz is as eager to see what kind of success Buffalo’s pass rush can have in his scheme as anyone else, but he’s not going to get giddy about successful plays in the practice setting of training camp. On Saturday nigh…Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Bills' projected rosterESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Examining the Buffalo Bills' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) EJ Manuel Thad Lewis Jeff Tuel No changes here. Tuel and Lewis are battling for the No. 2 quarterback job, but I still think the Bills will keep three quarterbacks this season. RUNNING BACKS (4) Fred…Upvote Share Tweet
Marrone: no plans for another TEbuffalobills.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Bills head coach Doug Marrone has lost three of the four tight ends he brought to training camp to injury. They’ve since added a tight end in Dominique Jones. In the wake of Scott Chandler’s groin injury Sunday however, Marrone doesn’t intend to add ano…Upvote Share TweetBuffalo's Scott Chandler left practice with a groin injury, leaving the Bills without three of their tight ends.Upvote Share Tweet
McKelvin held out of team work as precautionbuffalobills.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Bills starting CB Leodis McKelvin has been held out of team work for the past three days of practice. Coming off of hip surgery in the offseason the team doesn’t want to overwork the veteran corner. That according to head coach Doug Marrone. “We just re…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 27 (yesterday)BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Luke Adam to a one-year, two-way contract, which provides them the option to have him play in the minors. Adam was a restricted free agent after being tendered a contract offer by the ...Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-year, two-way contractthehockeynews.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-year, two-way contractUpvote Share Tweet
Bills' O-line breaks down on third downESPN.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- There was a point in a practice earlier this week when Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone turned to offensive line coach Pat Morris and threw up his arms in frustration at the offensive line's performance. Marrone didn't repeat that ges…Upvote Share Tweetbuffalobills.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)The Bills were down numbers at tight end, which is what prompted the signing of TE Dominique Jones Saturday. The hamstring injury suffered by Tony Moeaki is going to keep him out indefinitely, while Chris Gragg’s dehydration that forced him to be hospit…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)Jim Irsay is a wealthy man. He's got the kind of wealth where one drives stoned out of one's face with a briefcase full of $29,000 in cash—a totally normal amount for him to be carrying —and pills and escapes with only two misdemeanor charges . He also …Upvote Share Tweet
Fred Jackson not expected to miss much time with injuryprofootballtalk.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)The Bills’ elder statesman on offense won’t be out long with an injury sustained Friday. According to the club’s official Twitter feed, Bills coach Doug Marrone indicated Saturday that tailback Fred Jackson’s injury isn’t serious, though the eighth-year…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)Bills QB Jim Kelly, who continues to battle cancer, will take part in the coin flip at the Hall of Fame game. The Dolphins’ work-in-progress offensive line didn’t make much progress on the first day of work, giving up six sacks in team drills. Patriots …Upvote Share Tweet
In Focus With Jim KellyJul 25Jim Kelly has battled through NFL defenses and now he explains the more difficult battle he is fighting today.
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins wired for soundJul 25Listen in on Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins at Bills' training camp.
Inside The Huddle: Sammy WatkinsJul 24John Clayton says the Bills see Sammy Watkins as a difference-maker in Buffalo.
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Watkins makes amazing grabJul 23Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins impresses during practice with an off-balance, one-handed grab. Is this a sneak peek of what is to come in the future?
Panthers Report: Cam Newton Might Really Have to be SupermanJul 29Grant Halverson/Getty Images On Monday I was in Spartanburg, S.C., for the fourth practice of the Panthers’ 20th season on the campus of Wofford College, the alma mater of owner Jerry Richardson. Minus first-round receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was back …
Griz remove interim tag from GM WallaceJul 29The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.
The Tuesday MailbagJul 29SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Strange scene at Panthers’ training camp Monday morning: A man who looked like Michael Phelps, maybe 6-4 and 235, watching Carolina’s fourth camp practice, wearing cargo shorts and a denim shirt, sunglasses and a goatee, not botherin…
National Basketball Players Association elects Michele Roberts as executiv…Jul 29Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.