Bills Rumors & News

  • Report: Kyle Orton's sour relationship with Tony Romo a reason why he left Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton reportedly had two issues with the organization that ignited his desire to leave the team. One reason, according to a report from ESPN's Ed Werder, was that Orton and quarterback Tony Romo didn't have a good relationship. The other reason cited in..." October 01

  • Bills bench E.J. Manuel, go with Kyle Orton at QB

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills didn’t wait long to pull the rip-cord on the parachute that is Kyle Orton. Bills coach Doug Marrone announced today that he was benching second-year starter E.J. Manuel, and making Orton his starting quarterback. “We can’t keep going in the direction that we’re going,” Marrone..." September 30

  • J.J. Watt’s TD leads Texans to 23-17 win over Bills

    Houston Chronicle "When people start suggesting the name J.J. Watt Field at NRG Stadium, which is likely to happen any day now, they’ll do so because of moments like one in particular during Sunday’s third quarter against the Buffalo Bills. Sunday was one of those days when Watt appears in three or four pregame..." September 29

  • Mistake-prone Bills let winnable game get away

    Buffalo News "There’s no writing this one off to facing an elite quarterback or a playoff team or anything else that might suggest the opponent was simply better. That was the narrative after last week’s loss against Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers, a rationalization that helped explain why the..." September 29

  • Matchup with Fitz gives Manuel a chance to prove his worth

    Buffalo News "The NFL is an invitation to overreact. There are only 16 games. It’s not like baseball, where they play every day. Every Sunday becomes a monumental challenge, ripe for overanalysis. There’s a tendency to attach too much significance to every game. So here we go. Today’s game at NRG Stadium..." September 28

  • Bills rule out Chris Williams, Marquise Goodwin

    Pro Football Talk "Bills starting left guard Chris Williams (back) and reserve wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (concussion) will not play in Sunday’s game at Houston, the team said Saturday. Both players did not travel to Houston because of their injuries, the team said. Rookie Cyrus Richardson and veteran..." September 27

  • C.J. Spiller added to Bills' injury report, expected to play "The Buffalo Bills added running back C.J. Spiller (chest) to the injury report Thursday. "It didn't happen in practice. I think it's more like the EJ [Manuel] situation, where he came in and said, 'Hey, I'm a little tight,' or whatever," coach Doug Marrone explained. "Then I saw it on here..." September 25

  • Marrone missed chance to make a bold statement

    Buffalo News "Column as I see ‘em, Week Three: Doug Marrone came to the Bills with a reputation as an offensive innovator, a cutting-edge guy who didn’t bow to the usual football conventions. But Marrone has often come across as just another conservative coach in his two years in Buffalo. Sunday’s loss to..." September 23

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Bills special teams ace/WR Marcus Easley is expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to an MCL sprain, per league source.

  • Manuel couldn't get it done when he needed to

    Buffalo News "At the close of Sunday’s postgame news conference, Bills coach Doug Marrone was asked a simple, if somewhat leading, question: How does a coaching staff go about fixing a quarterback’s accuracy issues in-season? “Um, he was 18 for 25, right?” Marrone said, glancing at his stat sheet. “You’re..." September 22

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    Joe Buscaglia @JoeBuscaglia

    Keith Rivers is doubtful, Robert Woods is probable. #Bills

  • Donald Trump: Terry Pegula overpaid for Bills because of me "You may have noticed that when Donald Trump's involved with something, Donald Trump tries to make that thing all about Donald Trump. Take the purchase of the Buffalo Bills for instance. Trump was one of several bidders who tried to purchase the Bills from the Ralph Wilson estate. However,..." September 19

  • NFL finance committee unanimous in approving Pegulas to be next Bills owners

    Buffalo News "The NFL's finance committee met with Terry and Kim Pegula today about buying the Buffalo Bills and unanimously recommended they become the team's next owners. Terry and Kim Pegula walked out of the NFL's headquarters at 345 Park Ave. and trotted down a few steps so NFL executive vice president..." September 17

  • Understanding Why The Bills Mean So Much To The City And Fans Of Buffalo "Fans in Buffalo should be thrilled to learn that the estate of late Bills owner Ralph Wilson has agreed to sell the franchise to Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula. That means the Bills will be staying in Western New York, a region whose identity is linked to the football team. In his new book..." September 17

  • Bills’ starter embrace playing on special teams

    Buffalo News "Brandon Spikes and Robert Woods made meaningful contributions to the Buffalo Bills’ convincing victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday – but not in ways you might initially expect. Both players turned in big plays on special teams - Spikes threw a key block on C.J. Spiller’s 102-yard kickoff..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Bills’ balanced attack produces lopsided victory over Dolphins

    Buffalo News "This is what it looks like when a plan comes together. The Buffalo Bills came into the 2014 season determined not to ask second-year quarterback EJ Manuel to have to carry the load himself. They’re 2 for 2 in that regard, as for the second straight week all three phases of the game..." September 15

  • Miami Dolphins look to end road woes against Buffalo Bills

    Miami Herald "The first time Mike Wallace played a game at Buffalo, Bills fans used his ride as target practice. “I remember them throwing snowballs at our bus,” Wallace said with a chuckle. The last time Wallace visited Western New York, the reception was even chillier — from the opposition, if not the..." September 14

  • Woods mindset is to be Bills’ No. 1 receiver

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills paid a dear price to acquire Sammy Watkins in the draft with the idea they were getting a No. 1 receiver. Of course, in Robert Woods’ mind, they already had one. “You want to be the best. You don’t ever come into a situation saying, ‘I want to be the No. 2.’ As long as you..." September 12

  • Terry Pegula To Buy Buffalo Bills For $1.1 Billion "Sources are telling me that Terry Pegula has won the bidding for the Buffalo Bills for about $1.1 billion. It is a record price paid for a professional football team that does not own its stadium. The deal could be officially announced today by Morgan Stanley MS -2.07%, the banker conducting..." September 10

  • Pegulas buy Buffalo Bills for $1.4 billion, per multiple reports

    Buffalo Rumblings "By now, you have heard that Buffalo Sabres owners Kim and Terry Pegula have been selected as the next owners of the Buffalo Bills. It's lovely news for sports fans in Western New York, and obviously bodes very well for the team's long-term future in the region. Next up in the logical chain of..." September 09

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    Tim Graham @ByTimGraham

    I'm told tentative agreement has been reached between the Bills and the Pegulas and an official announcement should come today.

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

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    Chris Brown @ChrisBrownBills

    #Bills GM Doug Whaley says team has opened preliminary talks with CJ Spiller's agent on a new contract.

  • Whaley’s acquisitions paid off in opening win for Bills

    Buffalo News "Bills General Manager Doug Whaley took a lot of heat for mishandling the backup quarterback situation, and for good reason. But on Sunday in Chicago, the emphasis was no longer on the players Whaley failed to get, but the ones that he did. Virtually every player Whaley acquired in the offseason..." September 09

  • Defense, Fred Jackson help Bills beat Bears in OT

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Fred Jackson, who had contributed very little to the Buffalo offense all day, came through when the Buffalo Bills needed him most. The 33-year-old veteran, the oldest running back in the NFL, broke a 38-yard run to the Chicago 1, to set up Dan Carpenter's game-winning 27-yard field goal as the..." September 07

  • Bills will face Bears without Stephon Gilmore

    Pro Football Talk "When facing the Bears and wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, cornerback is not a spot where you want to be shorthanded. It’s a tough draw for the Bills on Sunday, then, because their top cornerback is going to miss the game. Stephon Gilmore was listed as questionable on Friday..." September 07

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Buffalo's EJ Manuel and Ryan Fitzpatrick already on hot seat. Their teams won't hesitate to turn to backup QBs, Kyle Orton and Ryan Mallett.

  • With bids due this month, Terry Pegula frontrunner "Buffalo Sabres owners Terry Pegula remains far and away the leading contender to land the Bills, with formal, binding bids due in mid-September and the vote on a new owner on pace for the October owner's meeting, numerous league sources said. Pegula is viewed as the most viable option. He has..." September 07

  • Buffalo Bills' C.J. Spiller looks to bounce back

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Fantasy football mavens across the country spent a good chunk of the 2013 NFL season cursing Buffalo's C.J. Spiller. Coming off an explosive 2012 season when he rushed for 1,244 yards (with a whopping average of six yards per carry) and caught 43 passes for 459 yards while scoring a combined..." September 06

  • Bills’ Mike Williams is head over heels for Doug Marrone

    Pro Football Talk "Bills coach Doug Marrone may not be seeing eye to eye with the team’s front office about some of the players they’ve acquired, but there’s one guy on the team who’s close with Marrone: Mike Williams. Williams, a receiver who played for Marrone at Syracuse and was acquired by the Bills in a..." September 06

  • Marrone’s frustration arises from Orton signing

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, Bills coach Doug Marrone recently had a testy exchange with team officials in the earshot of players. And here’s what caused it, per a league source. Marrone wasn’t happy with the decision to sign quarterback Kyle Orton so late in the calendar. Orton’s arrival post-preseason, with the..." September 06

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    Buffalo Bills @buffalobills

    Notable status for Sunday: Sammy Watkins (probable), Stephon Gilmore (questionable). Full report on later. #BUFvsCHI

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Doug Marrone says Sammy Watkins "is available today" for Sunday's game at Chicago

  • Buffalo tension boils over in shouting match for Marrone, Bills officials "Tension between Bills coach Doug Marrone and the team's front office spilled over recently in a loud verbal altercation on the practice field between the head coach and several team officials, according to numerous sources with knowledge of the situation, punctuating what had been a tumultuous..." September 05

  • Jim Kelly is officially cancer free "On Thursday, August 29, Jim Kelly underwent a series of biopsies in New York City. Today, Dr. Peter Costantino Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Lenox Hill Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital reported to Jim Kelly that his biopsies showed no signs of..." September 05

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Sammy Watkins was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Mentioned this weekend that #Bills QB Kyle Orton got more than $5M this year. He signed a 2-year, $11M deal, source says. $5.5M this year.

  • Watkins returns to practice, hopes to play week one

    Buffalo Rumblings "For the first time in the 2014 season, the Buffalo Bills hit the practice field on Monday to begin preparations for a meaningful game. Their first practice leading up to Sunday's season opener against the Chicago Bears began with the return of several key players to the lineup. No name was..." September 02

  • Sammy Watkins feeling 'pretty good' "Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins said his injured ribs feel "just about normal" after practicing Monday. "I'm feeling pretty good," Watkins said. "Feel just about normal." The Bills do not have to release an injury report until Wednesday, so coach Doug Marrone declined to say how..." September 01

  • Jeff Tuel headlines Bills practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills’s decision to shake up their quarterback depth chart with the acquisition of Kyle Orton means that there was no room for Jeff Tuel on the team’s 53-man roster. There’s still a place for him in the organization, however. Tuel is back with the Bills as a member of the practice squad and..." September 01

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    Chris Brown @ChrisBrownBills

    Sammy Watkins participating in practice. LB Randell Johnson working on side. TE Lee Smith not on hand (toe). #Bills

  • Bills announce six team captains, none named EJ Manuel "The Bills announced their team captains Monday, and of the six players selected to wear the "C" on their jerseys, none are named EJ Manuel, the team's 2013 first-round pick. Maybe it's not terribly unusual for a second-year player to be overlooked for the honor, even if they're the starting..." September 01

  • Michael Sam not picked up by NFL team, Bills' Eric Wood tweets 'Blame ESPN'

    New York Daily News "At least one Buffalo Bills player thinks he knows why Michael Sam did not catch on with an NFL team after being cut Saturday. Eric Wood, an offensive lineman for the Bills says to "Blame ESPN" in response to a reporter wondering why Sam didn't catch on after a solid preseason..." September 01

  • Sammy Watkins’ status will be a big question this week

    Pro Football Talk "Every year, there’s a player or two whose health hovers over the launch of the regular-season schedule. This year, one such player will be Bills receiver Sammy Watkins, the player who triggered an all-in move by G.M. Doug Whaley and coach Doug Marrone in the hopes that the team will be..." August 31

  • T.J. Graham lands with Titans

    Pro Football Talk "One of the more notable wide receivers released on Saturday has quickly found a new home. The Titans have been awarded ex-Bills wideout T.J. Graham on waivers, Adam Caplan of ESPN reported Sunday." August 31

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    Around The NFL @AroundTheNFL

    Wow. Per @RapSheet on Total Access, Orton's deal with the Bills will pay him $5M in the first year. Suggests he will play at some point.

  • Bon Jovi out of group bidding for Bills

    New York Post "Jon Bon Jovi has been chucked from the group, The Post has learned. The rocker and the deep-pocketed Toronto-based sports team owners who are bidding for the Buffalo Bills have parted way, sources close to the situation said Friday. The remaining entities in the group — Larry Tanenbaum,..." August 31

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    Told Ryan Williams did not make the final cuts. Has practice squad eligibility. Commence complaining

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Bills have been gauging interest in OL Kraig Urbik, set to make $2.275M this season, and seemingly falling out of favor