AFC East News and Rumors
Buffalo Bills pay about $3 million to settle lawsuit over text messages
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It stinks when you go over your alloted amount of texts in a month. Those extra messages really add onto your bill. And if you're the Buffalo Bills, the cost of those pesky extra text messages is about $3 million. The problem started when the Bills star…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 1 hour agoWhile the trend league-wide has been to stay closer to home, the Jets are going camping again this summer. The Jets announced they were returning to SUNY Cortland for training camp this summer, the fifth time in six years they’ve gone to the central New…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Bob Glauber, PFT Planet calls and tweetsprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Jets and Giants both opened up their offseason workouts this week after a couple of months spent trying to build themselves into teams capable of making it back to the playoffs. The Jets added wide receiver Eric Decker, running back Chris Johnson an…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Lions might not be the only team thinking about making a move up for one of the top offensive players in the upcoming NFL Draft. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins is visiting the Bills today. The Bills…Upvote Share TweetFive former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 4 hours agoThe NFL will release its regular-season schedule tonight at 8 ET. The Buffalo Bills' opponents have already been determined by the NFL's rotating schedule formula, so Wednesday night's announcement will simply add times and dates to those games. Some bu…Upvote Share Tweet
E.J. Manuel says his knees feel fine, knows he has a lot of growing to doprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoIt has been a year since the Bills drafted quarterback E.J. Manuel in the first round of the 2013 draft and they approach his second season without a clear idea of what the future holds for him. Injuries to both knees affected Manuel from training camp …Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Wallace: New offense is “my style”profootballtalk.com 6 hours agoDolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace joined his Dolphins teammates for offseason workouts on Tuesday for his first official day of work in the offense put together by offensive coordinator Bill Lazor. While coach Joe Philbin downplayed any major changes …Upvote Share Tweet
Wednesday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoThe Bills have settled a class-action lawsuit brought by fans who said the team inundated them with text messages; the team will give the fans vouchers to buy items at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Said Dolphins coach Joe Philbin of starting offseason work, “It…Upvote Share TweetBuffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone says he has had a cancerous mole removed following a recent doctor's visit, and adds it will not have any effect on his ability to continue coaching.Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Bills Publish Report That Head Coach Has "BLANK TYPE OF CANCER"deadspin.com 16 hours agoThe Buffalo Bills published an article which reported head coach Doug Marrone had cancer. Though Marrone may have planned to announce his cancer, the story looks to be prematurely published, since "BLANK TYPE OF CANCER" is still in the dek.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Suit: Bills Cheerleaders Were Taught How To Wash "Intimate Areas"deadspin.com 20 hours agoNow come five Buffalo Jills, joining the growing list of NFL cheerleaders suing their team for allegedly flouting state and federal employment laws. In many ways, their story shows how standardized these practices have become. But in terms of micromanag…Upvote Share TweetBills running back C.J. Spiller wasn’t able to repeat his 2012 performance last season, dropping from six yards a carry to 4.6 while struggling to get over an ankle injury for much of the season. Given the injury, Spiller said he was still pleased with …Upvote Share TweetIf you’re a regular reader of this site, you’ve noticed that we have started rolling out draft previews for each of the 32 teams in the league this week. The series proceeds in the same order as the first round of the draft, which means we haven’t gotte…Upvote Share TweetThe Buffalo Bills will pay a heavy price -- potentially more than $3 million -- for sending too many text messages to fans.Upvote Share TweetNew Bills linebacker wasn’t backing down from his inflammatory comments about the Patriots, and he backed up his words by doing something he didn’t do last year. Spikes showed up for the first day of the Bills’ voluntary workouts, proud to back up his b…Upvote Share Tweet
Matthew Slater: 'A lot to be excited about'ESPN.com Apr 22 (yesterday)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater likes what he sees at this early stage of the 2014 league year, while at the same time acknowledging this is just the start of a long journey. “There’s a lot to be excited ab…Upvote Share TweetFormer Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during the team's loss to the Buffalo Bills last December and is unable to play football again, according to a report by the The MMQBUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 22 (yesterday)Clowney? Bortles? Could it really be Khalil Mack? In this mysterious draft, anything goes with the Texans at No. 1.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 22 (yesterday)As potential buyers consider purchasing the Bills — or, perhaps in the case of Donald Trump, merely talking about purchasing the Bills — a group of fans has accelerated efforts to persuade the winning bidder to keep the team in Buffalo. On Monday, the B…Upvote Share Tweet
Injuries made Jamar Taylor consider walking away from football last yearprofootballtalk.com Apr 22 (yesterday)Dolphins cornerback Jamar Taylor’s rookie season did not go as well as many hoped it would after the Dolphins drafted him in the second round of the 2013 draft. Taylor had sports hernia surgery that limited him to nine games, most of which were spent pl…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL-Record 30 Prospects To Attend DraftApr 23ESPN NFL draft analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay discuss the top 30 prospects attending the NFL draft and why it's important.
Bills Sued For Excessive TextingApr 22Lester Munson discusses a settlement agreed to by the Buffalo Bills in relation to a lawsuit claiming they texted more than was allowed, according to consumer protection laws.
Jets Draft Preview: Offensive NeedsApr 22ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini talks about which players on the offensive side of the ball to keep an eye on come draft day.
NFL Nation Buzz: JetsApr 22ESPN.com Jets reporter Rich Cimini says the Jets will put Chris Johnson in a position to succeed - and Johnson's speed will bring a different dimension to the team's offense.
NFL schedule to be released Wednesday nightApr 22The NFL schedule is going to be officially announced and released at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday.
Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 4.0Apr 22Not only will the NFL draft fall later than ever this year when it finally commences on the night of May 8, but also it will apparently pass the threshold of the calendar's fifth month while retaining its sense of utter mystery at the top. There are ple…
Chadiha: Time for Bradford to deliverApr 21If Sam Bradford can't stay healthy and produce in 2014, the Rams should seek other solutions at quarterback, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Mailbag - Market only getting worse for running backsApr 20Mailbag -- While there's still on-field value for RBs, it no longer translates into big contracts, writes John Clayton.