Bills Rumors & News

  • Gilmore reports for Bills camp, officially won't hold out

    The Score "Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore confirmed earlier reports that he will play out the final year of his contract, and not hold out, by officially reporting to training camp Thursday." July 29

  • Bills not interested in Nick Foles, per report

    Buffalo Rumblings "Despite an earlier report from a national Bleacher Report writer, the Buffalo Bills are not interested in quarterback Nick Foles. Foles was released by the Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday. Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News cited a source close to the organization saying the Bills “don't have..." July 28

  • Buffalo Bills are reportedly interested in free agent QB Nick Foles

    New York Upstate "The Buffalo Bills are kicking the tires on a free agent quarterback just a few days before training camp opens at St. John Fisher College. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Bills are among the teams most likely to land Nick Foles, who was cut by the Los Angeles Rams on..." July 28

  • Bills, Taylor talking 'frequently' about contract extension

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills are continuing their efforts to sign Tyrod Taylor to a long-term contract extension, and reaching an agreement before the start of the regular season is a possibility, The Buffalo News has learned. According to a source close to the team and the negotiations, the Bills and the..." July 27

  • Who reaches Super Bowl LI? 2016 NFL record projections for all 32 teams

    USA Today "Heading into training camps, all 32 NFL teams have essentially taken shape. So before injuries, benchings, firings, (more) suspensions and hot streaks start shaping the 2016 season, here's USA TODAY Sports' annual projection of how the season will unfold with record projections for each team based..." July 27

  • Karlos Williams not a lock for Bills final roster

    Sportsnaut "Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams was once thought to be one of the top breakout candidates for the upcoming NFL season. But after a “disastrous offseason,” one prominent Bills reporter now believes his roster spot could be in jeopardy. ESPN’s Mike Rodak gave Williams a 70-percent..." July 27

  • Reggie Bush reportedly closing in on contract with Bills

    Larry Brown Sports "The Buffalo Bills are getting close to signing free agent running back Reggie Bush, according to a report. Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News cites a source who says Bush’s agent and the Bills are discussing the details of a deal." July 26

  • Michael Vick's Brother Marcus Accuses LeSean McCoy of Giving His Ex Herpes

    Complex "It’s been more than a year now since we’ve put up any posts about Michael Vick’s brother Marcus doing anything reckless on Twitter. He must have finally gotten the message and cleaned up his—*searches for "Marcus Vick" on Twitter*—OH MY GOD, DUDE, WHAT ARE DOING RIGHT NOW?! Over the course of..." July 26

  • Bills, Reggie Bush still talking

    Pro Football Talk "After reports emerged linking running back Reggie Bush to the Bills, Bush tapped the brakes. At some point, however, it looks like he’ll be dialing up Western New York on the GPS. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks between Bush and the Bills continue. The Bills view Bush as a..." July 26

  • Sammy Watkins: Certain things are full speed, certain things aren’t

    Pro Football Talk "Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins said recently that everything is right where it needs to be in regard to his recovery from left foot surgery, although that doesn’t mean that he feels 100 percent comfortable doing everything on the football field. Watkins said that he feels like his foot is..." July 25

  • Jonathan Williams pleads with officer during DUI arrest

    TMZ "TMZ Sports has obtained footage from the night Buffalo Bills rookie running back Jonathan Williams was arrested for drunk driving ... and at one point he begs the officer for mercy because he just got drafted. Williams -- who was selected in the 5th round of the 2016 Draft -- was pulled over..." July 25

  • Stephon Gilmore says he'll be at Bills camp

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore intends to report to training camp and play out the final season of his rookie contract. "I'm planning to go out to training camp," Gilmore told ESPN NFL Insider Josina Anderson on Monday. "I know what I am. [A new contract will] happen..." July 25

  • IK Enemkpali could become a starter on the Buffalo defense

    Pro Football Talk "A year after IK Enemkpali broke Geno Smith’s jaw while they were teammates, Enemkpali may be taking aim at him in a more traditional sense. With Smith possibly slated to start for the Jets, who stubbornly refuse to sweeten the pot for Ryan Fitzpatrick, Enemkpali eventually could become a..." July 24

  • Bills' McCoy on negative reputation: 'I know what type of person I am'

    The Score "Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says he isn't letting the negative media attention that has surrounded him in recent seasons get to him. "I know what type of person I am," McCoy told reporters before hosting a football camp for kids Saturday. "What I do for my community, the type of..." July 23

  • Bills CB Stephon Gilmore will play out contract in 2016 "Tyrod Taylor isn't the only Buffalo Bills star set to reach free agency in 2017. Standout cornerback Stephon Gilmore will play out the final year of his rookie contract this season, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday. Gilmore skipped organized team activities in late May, but..." July 22

  • Los Angeles traffic makes Richie Incognito want to punch kittens

    Sportsnaut "Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito has dealt with anger management issues in the past. This was apparent after he beat his beloved Ferrari to a pulp with a baseball bat following his involvement in a bullying incident back in 2013. Though, since signing on with the Bills in 2015, Incognito..." July 22

  • Bills plan safety net for Aaron Williams

    Buffalo News "The moment of truth is near for Aaron Williams. The Buffalo Bills’ safety will soon get the answer to a question that’s hovered over him for nine months. That’s about how long it’s been since Williams had neck surgery that doctors said would leave him with a 50-50 chance of ever playing..." July 21

  • An Overwhelming Number Of People Don’t Think Kids Should Play Tackle Football

    Uproxx "The true toll that playing football takes on the brain has come into focus over the last several years. We’ve reached a point where even the NFL is saying that playing can cause irreparable brain damage (Tell the truth! Tell the truth!), so it’s clear that America will need to reckon with the..." July 20

  • Shaq Lawson could miss 2016 season, per report

    Buffalo Rumblings "Buffalo Bills first round pick Shaq Lawson could miss anywhere from half of the 2016 season to the whole season while recovering from shoulder surgery, ESPN’s Louis Riddick told WGR-550 this morning. That news comes as a surprise to some because the original reports had Lawson only missing 4 to..." July 20

  • Giving up on Sammy Watkins would be Bills' worst possible move

    Sporting News "Patience is a virtue, or so the saying goes. For NFL general managers and coaches waiting for a top draft pick to reach his potential, patience is often in short supply. Case in point: Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins, who Buffalo drafted fourth overall in the 2014 draft and traded a couple..." July 19

  • Reggie Bush and the Buffalo Bills may have mutual interest, per reports

    Buffalo Rumblings "The Buffalo Bills might address their running back position by signing veteran Reggie Bush. The former Heisman Trophy winner is 31 years old and coming off meniscus surgery in November. Bush is being considered for the running back corps in the wake of off-field problems with two of the young..." July 19

  • Despite Rooney Rule, minority NFL coaches still aren't hired often enough

    Sporting News "The number of minority coaches and assistants in the NFL has flatlined to an incredibly low number, reports. In the past five years, 22 new coaches have been hired, with Todd Bowles being the only minority coach hired despite the parameters set by the Rooney Rule in 2003. Former NFL..." July 19

  • NFL reportedly won't keep track of PSI numbers with microchips in footballs

    CBS Sports "Even after two years of tedious debate over whether or not Tom Brady and the Patriots could have masterminded a plot to mildly deflate some footballs, the NFL does not plan to use microchips installed in footballs to track PSI numbers. The NFL is putting microchips in footballs, though. The..." July 19

  • NFL teaches officials to rule all 'bang-bang' passes incomplete 'when in doubt'

    CBS Sports "Some good news in regards to the constantly confusing catch-rule emerged Monday: NFL officials finally received a simpler way to rule on passes that result in unclear outcomes. Some bad news, however, also surfaced: More incomplete passes might be coming this season. As ESPN's Kevin Seifert..." July 18

  • Roger Goodell never called Mark Wahlberg to complain about 'Ballers', NFL spokesperson says

    USA Today "In an appearance on Mike & Mike last week, Mark Wahlberg claimed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took time out of fighting with Tom Brady in court and the other things he does as the NFL Commissioner to call and complain about HBO’s Ballers, which uses a number of storylines from the league..." July 18

  • Former NFL players suing Riddell need to understand their own guilt, too

    Sporting News "The customer is not always right, as those who work or have worked in the service industry know. Riddell Inc., America's largest football helmet distributor and official provider for the NFL from 1989-2014, is dealing with some unhappy customers who are both right and wrong. Former Pro Bowl..." July 15

  • Karlos Williams suspended four games

    Pro Football Talk "Bills running back Karlos Williams will have more time to lose the pregnancy sympathy weight. The league has suspended Williams four games for violating the substance-abuse policy. He’ll be eligible to return to the team on Monday, October 3, a day after the team’s Week Four game against the..." July 15

  • Bills' Jonathan Williams: Arrested for suspected DWI

    CBS Sports "Williams was arrested and charged with DWI on Thursday and will have a hearing later in the morning, in Little Rock reports. The Bills can't be happy with their running back corps right about now. LeSean McCoy, while cleared, was investigated for an offseason brawl that saw some..." July 14

  • Polian: Next NFL CBA will focus on commissioner power

    Sportsnaut "Roger Goodell has irked the NFLPA with his actions during this current term for the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the agreement runs through 2021, issues are already popping up as hot topics for the upcoming NFL CBA, set to be negotiated in five years. Bill Polian suggests that the..." July 14

  • NFL won’t take action against LeSean McCoy for bar fight

    Pro Football Talk "With Tom Brady’s #DeflateGate suspension upheld today, the NFL has sufficient cover for any other announcements they want to make, guaranteeing they won’t get as much attention. The first of those also impacts the AFC East. According to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, the league will take..." July 13

  • Are Bills stuck with McCoy beyond 2016?

    Buffalo Rumblings "The Buffalo Bills gave LeSean McCoy a hefty extension when they traded for the running back last offseason, presumably to keep him happy after being traded away from the only state he’s ever called home. That contract is seen by some as one of the worst contracts in the league, but it’s really not..." July 12

  • Study finds Patriots have the best fans, Jaguars the worst

    The Score "New England Patriots fans have something else to brag about. A study conducted by Emory University professor Michael Lewis has Patriots fans ranked as the best in the NFL, followed by the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles. The results of the study..." July 12

  • Jim Kelly wants Rex Ryan in Buffalo ‘for 20 years’

    Sportsnaut "It’s safe to assume that Jim Kelly is the most-popular former member of the Buffalo Bills. The Hall of Fame quarterback led his team to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances and is among the greatest to ever suit up in Western New York. Kelly’s fight against cancer has also placed him in the..." July 12

  • Bills QB Tyrod Taylor focused on wins, not contract

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor has a lot on his plate entering the 2016 season. Not only is Taylor an important piece to Buffalo's success, but he's also playing in the final year of his contract. Taylor has a base salary of $3.1 million this season, which is a bargain for a..." July 11

  • Fantasy: 10 breakout candidates to target in your draft

    The Score "Every fantasy owner wants to discover the star player no one saw coming. It gives you bragging rights over the competition and puts you in position to make a run at the title. With only a few weeks left until players report to training camp, let’s take a look at this year’s breakout..." July 11

  • Several Bills carry question marks into training camp

    Buffalo News "In three weeks, Buffalo Bills training camp begins at St. John Fisher College. Which players have the most to prove this summer? Here are 10 to track as a new season dawns: WR Marquise Goodwin: He didn’t qualify for the Olympics so now Goodwin hopes to revive a football career that’s been..." July 10

  • Bills' Watkins running full sprints after foot surgery

    The Score "Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins appears to be making great progress in his recovery from surgery to repair a broken foot in April. Watkins posted a video of him running full sprints without any setbacks." July 08

  • Jim Kelly's preliminary biopsy results show no signs of cancer "Jill Kelly, wife of Bills Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly, says preliminary results from a biopsy show no signs of cancer. Kelly had biopsy surgery in New York Thursday after initial cancer tests came back inconclusive. Jim Kelly has been cancer free since September 2014 after beating a..." July 08

  • Bills RB LeSean McCoy off the hook from bar brawl after investigation dropped

    Sporting News "Bills running back LeSean McCoy is off the hook for his alleged involvement in a bar brawl in February that injured two off-duty police officers, his attorney told the Buffalo News on Thursday. The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is dismissing the investigation. He had not been "totally..." July 07

  • Jim Kelly having biopsy after inconclusive cancer scan

    Pro Football Talk "Former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly said at his annual football camp last month that he was feeling awesome and stronger than he had in a long time because of his battle with cancer. That was good news, but Kelly didn’t get such good results on the latest scan to make sure his cancer has not..." July 07

  • The NFL's Catch Rule Got A Little More Complicated

    Deadspin "The NFL published its updated 2016 rulebook this week, and here’s a list of some of the bigger changes. But c’mon, we all want to see what the ever-evolving, always-baffling catch rule looks like now, so we can pretend we have any idea what we’re talking about when there’s a catch..." July 07

  • Marquise Goodwin's Olympics bid comes up short "Buffalo Bills wide receiver Marquise Goodwin's 2016 Olympic dreams did not come into fruition on Sunday. Goodwin finished seventh in the men's long jump at the U.S.A. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, with a mark of 8.25m (27 feet, 3/4 inches). The top three finishers qualified for the Rio de..." July 04

  • Stronger Bills RG John Miller aiming for a big jump in Year 2

    Buffalo News "Before the Buffalo Bills broke the huddle one play this spring, offensive line coach Aaron Kromer had a message for his front five. “He said we have to be the ones to carry this team,” right guard John Miller said. “That’s true.” A major piece of that puzzle will be Miller. The left side..." July 02

  • Kelly, Ryan 'all good' after comments about job security

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "When it comes to Jim Kelly’s comments regarding Rex Ryan’s job security, as Bruce Smith might say, it’s water under the dam. Speaking at his annual football camp at Ralph Wilson Stadium Tuesday, Kelly was asked if he had spoken with the Bills head coach since he was on The Jim Rome Show..." July 01

  • Report: Goodell earned $32M in 2015

    The Score "The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million for 2015, according to a tax filing obtained by Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal. Since the NFL changed its status from a non-profit to a profitable venture, this is the last year Goodell's salary will be on public record. " June 30

  • Jim Kelly getting stronger as he goes through cancer battle: “I feel awesome”

    Buffalo News "Jim Kelly is starting to get back into his normal routine. This week he’s been able to play with the kids at his annual football camp, running and throwing the football around. His journey back from cancer is going well. At his worst points, he prayed he would be able to feel the way he does..." June 29

  • Orchard Park considering police presence in private Buffalo Bills tailgate lots

    Buffalo Rumblings "The Orchard Park police could soon be patrolling the grass lots surrounding Ralph Wilson Stadium frequented by fans at Buffalo Bills games. While law enforcement have been in the stadium lots and directing traffic for years, a new mandate is being considered by the Town of Orchard Park in response..." June 28

  • Rex Ryan: Buddy Ryan everything you'd want in a dad "Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan has issued the following statement on behalf of the Ryan family. “On behalf of the entire Ryan family, we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their sympathies, prayers and warm thoughts with the passing of my dad. He was many things to many..." June 28

  • Bills are in no hurry to build a new stadium

    Buffalo News "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and league owners can do all of the nudging and cajoling they want through the media. The Buffalo Bills are going to continue to take their sweet time when it comes to addressing when, where, or even whether they’ll build a new stadium. “We have not met and..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27