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  • Bills' C.J. Spiller enters tough market for running backs

    Bills' C.J. Spiller enters tough market for running backs

    ESPN.com Updated 3 hours ago
    Compared to his production, Pro Bowl running back DeMarco Murray is expected to get a modest contract offer from the Dallas Cowboys. Murray led the NFL with 1,845 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns last season, but it's unlikely he will break the bank in D…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Looking back at one of the Bills’ unsuccessful trips to the Super Bowl. It’s apparently not too early to predict all seven rounds of the Dolphins draft. What kind of impact can Patriots RB Shane Vereen have in the Super Bowl? Longtime Jets beat writer P…
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  • Hue Jackson thought he was “right fit” for Bills head coach

    Hue Jackson thought he was “right fit” for Bills head coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has a year of head coaching experience with the Raiders and got a chance to interview for another shot at a top job in Buffalo this year. The Bills opted to hire Rex Ryan instead of Jackson, but Jackson left his…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    Bills DT Marcell Dareus paid a visit to Luke Air Force Base. The wait for a wax likeness of former Dolphins QB Dan Marino has come to an end. Patriots WR Matthew Slater is familiar with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll from his college days facing USC as a U…
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  • Jets tab Pepper Johnson as defensive line coach

    Jets tab Pepper Johnson as defensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24 (yesterday)
    Pepper Johnson is staying in the AFC East. The Jets have hired Johnson as their defensive line coach, the team said Saturday morning. The 50-year-old Johnson coached the Bills’ defensive line in 2014. Previously, he was a Patriots assistant for 14 seaso…
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  • Saturday morning one-liners

    Saturday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24 (2 days ago)
    On this day in 1994, the Bills won their fourth and final (so far) AFC title, with a 30-13 victory over Kansas City and Joe Montana. Former Dolphins QB Damon Huard says an unnamed former punter on the team routinely overinflated balls, in the years befo…
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  • 4 Bills make PFF all division team

    4 Bills make PFF all division team

    buffalobills.com Jan 24 (2 days ago)
    The film reviewers and stat crunchers at Pro Football Focus released their All Diviaion teams for the 2014 season. Four Bills made the squad. Two were expected, two others may have been a bit more under the radar. Buffalo’s Mario Williams and Marcell Da…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, Sabres, Oilers, and Senators…

    Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, Sabres, Oilers, and Senators all prepared to make moves following break

    thehockeynews.com Jan 24 (2 days ago)
    Talk of the the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings swapping toxic contracts by exchanging defenseman Dion Phaneuf and Mike Richards persists in the rumor mill. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman believes it could make sense for both clubs. He thinks t…
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  • Could Patriots Really Get a Super Loser Label?

    Could Patriots Really Get a Super Loser Label?

    nytimes.com Jan 24 (2 days ago)
    When the conversation turns to Super Bowl losers, the Bills and Vikings immediately come up.
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  • Five players you can expect to be dealt after the All-Star brea…

    Five players you can expect to be dealt after the All-Star break

    thehockeynews.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    In the salary cap era, trades before the All-Star break are becoming increasingly rare. But once the All-Star festivities come to an end and teams get back to business, the trade winds really start picking up. There are several players that have been he…
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  • Whaley weighs in on where OL stands

    Whaley weighs in on where OL stands

    buffalobills.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    In an appearance on the John Murphy Show this week in Mobile at the Senior Bowl, Bills GM Doug Whaley was asked whether the interior of Buffalo’s offensive line was a priority to address this offseason. Whaley has stated previously that they’re going to…
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  • Kyle familiar with DL coach Dunbar

    Kyle familiar with DL coach Dunbar

    buffalobills.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Bills new defensive line coach Karl Dunbar might be new to many of Buffalo’s defensive linemen, but he’s not to Pro Bowl DT Kyle Williams. Williams had Dunbar as his college position coach as a senior at LSU. “Yeah I’m a little familiar with him,” Willi…
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  • Bills rank 2nd in overall special teams

    Bills rank 2nd in overall special teams

    buffalobills.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Long time Dallas Morning News columnist Rick Gosselin was the first to put together a comprehensive analysis of the league’s special teams units more than two decades ago. He’s still putting that rankings list together annually and special teams coordin…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Will Baylor QB Bryce Petty be a draft option for the Bills? A decision on WR Mike Wallace’s future looks like the first item on the Dolphins’ offseason to-do list. Patriots DT Alan Branch says playing for Pete Carroll in the past doesn’t provide any ext…
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  • NFL moves all three London games to 9:30 a.m. Eastern

    NFL moves all three London games to 9:30 a.m. Eastern

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    Early morning football from London is here to stay. The NFL announced today that all three London games in 2015 will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. The three early games are Jets-Dolphins on October 4, Bills-Jaguars on October 25 and Lions-Chiefs on Nov…
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  • Mario meets up with Air Force

    Mario meets up with Air Force

    buffalobills.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    Three Bills Pro Bowl defensive linemen are already on site in Glendale, Arizona for Sunday’s game. They’re also participating in some community events this week. Mario Williams, who has a great affinity for the armed forces and law enforcement, spent so…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    Bills G.M. Doug Whaley is feeling positive about the team’s new direction. Dolphins LT Branden Albert is recovering well from knee surgery. Former Patriots backup QB Damon Huard said Tom Brady never talked about air pressure. New Jets coach Todd Bowles …
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  • Bills hire Anthony Lynn as running backs coach

    Bills hire Anthony Lynn as running backs coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Yet another Jets assistant has joined head coach Rex Ryan in Buffalo. Anthony Lynn, who was assistant head coach/running backs coach in New York last season, will have the same titles with the Bills, Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com reported. Kimberly Jon…
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  • Former Jets QBs coach David Lee: Geno Smith's mistakes 'killed …

    Former Jets QBs coach David Lee: Geno Smith's mistakes 'killed us'

    ESPN.com buffalobills.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- David Lee, who rarely spoke to the media during his two seasons as the New York Jets' quarterbacks coach, came out with gums blazing in his new job with Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills. Speaking to the Bills' official website at the…
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  • Bills personnel dept. on John Murphy Show

    Bills personnel dept. on John Murphy Show

    buffalobills.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    It’ll be the big three from Buffalo’s personnel department on the John Murphy Show tonight on location in Mobile at the Senior Bowl. John Murphy will sit down with GM Doug Whaley, Director of Player Personnel Jim Monos and Director of College Scouting K…
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  • Former Bills assistant supported Doug Marrone's decision

    Former Bills assistant supported Doug Marrone's decision

    ESPN.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Doug Marrone's sudden departure from the Buffalo Bills earlier this month left the majority of his assistant coaches out of jobs, but at least one of Marrone's former position coaches doesn't have any hard feelings toward his old boss. "That’s the …
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  • Rex Ryan is aware of his QB challenge in Buffalo

    Rex Ryan is aware of his QB challenge in Buffalo

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    New Bills coach Rex Ryan knows he has issues, but he also has a plan. While the Bills don’t have any great options at quarterback, or the opportunity to land one, he’s realistic about his situation. “If it was easy, everybody would have one,” Ryan said,…
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  • Harbaugh commends Bills on Ryan hire

    Harbaugh commends Bills on Ryan hire

    buffalobills.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Former San Francisco 49ers head coach, and current University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is pretty active on his Twitter account. On Wednesday morning he commended three NFL teams for their head coaching hires. One was the Bills. Harbaugh not o…
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Should Ryan Tannehill feel snubbed that he’s not in the Pro Bowl? The Patriots will try to dictate the pace of the game against the Seahawks. Rex Ryan plans to have the Bills’ staff in place by the end of the week. New Jets offensive coordinator Chan Ga…
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  • Jaguars go with Greg Olson as offensive coordinator

    Jaguars go with Greg Olson as offensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    The Jaguars interviewed a lot of potential offensive coordinators, and then they hired Greg Olson. The former Raiders offensive coordinator will take the same job for the Jaguars, according to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. The Jaguars also…
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  • Video - 'SportCenter' Not Top Plays 02:16

    'SportCenter' Not Top Plays

    Jan 23
    Check out the worst plays from this past week, including LeBron James' air ball during a foul shot.
  • Video - Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half 03:08

    Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half

    Jan 22
    "SportsCenter" takes a look back at the top ten NHL plays of the season so far.
  • Video - Zetterberg's Hat Trick Fuels Red Wings 00:53

    Zetterberg's Hat Trick Fuels Red Wings

    Jan 18
    Henrik Zetterberg scored three third-period goals and the Red Wings handed the Sabres their 11th straight loss.
  • Video - Caliendo Channels His Inner Rex Ryan For A Sit-Down With Bill Bel... 02:57

    Caliendo Channels His Inner Rex Ryan For A Sit-Down With Bill Bel...

    Jan 17
    Frank Caliendo conducts an interview as Rex Ryan with Caliendo as Bill Belichick.

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