Bills Rumors & News

  • Tyrod Taylor getting legit chance to win Bills QB job

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "For a guy who has thrown all of 35 passes in the NFL, none of them in a high-leverage situation, there sure is an awful lot of buzz about quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Now that the first week of organized team activities at One Bills Drive is complete, and Taylor shared first-team reps throughout..." May 30

  • Bills awarded claim for QB Matt Simms "The Bills currently have a three-man competition at the quarterback position, but it didn’t stop them from making an addition at the position Friday. Buffalo was awarded QB Matt Simms after putting a waiver claim for the recently released quarterback. Simms, who was released by the New York..." May 30

  • Bills' Matt Cassel not dishing on Deflategate "Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Cassel spent three years as Tom Brady's backup and one season as the New England Patriots' starter, potentially giving him inside knowledge of how Brady prepares his footballs for a game. Speaking to reporters for the first time since the NFL suspended Brady four..." May 28

  • Could Tyrod Taylor be the Buffalo Bills’ savior?

    Cover32 "Much of the chatter this offseason has been about the Buffalo Bills current quarterback situation. We all know that it us somewhere between mediocre and okay. But is it really? We know what we have with Matt Cassel. We think we know what we have with EJ Manuel, and we definitely know that Jeff..." May 28

  • Kelly Responds To McCoy: ‘He’s Wrong,’ Color Not A Factor

    CBS Philly "22 days ago LeSean McCoy’s controversial comments about his former head coach Chip Kelly making roster decisions based on skin color, were published. “You see how fast he got rid of all the good players,” McCoy previously told ESPN The Magazine. “Especially all the good black players. He got..." May 28

  • Mario Williams “ecstatic” about playing for Rex Ryan

    Pro Football Talk "Bills pass rusher Mario Williams is excited about the new defense in Buffalo. Williams said that as he learns new coach Rex Ryan’s scheme, he sees it as a perfect fit for what he does. “Understanding the defense, I love it,” Williams told the Buffalo News. “It gives everybody ample..." May 26

  • Source: Jim Schwartz will work with NFL officials next season

    Fox Sports "Jim Schwartz will be working in the NFL this year. It just won't be from the sidelines. FOX Sports has learned that Schwartz will be serving as a consultant to the league's officiating department for the 2015 season. Schwartz's main role is to help provide a coach's perspective with some of the..." May 25

  • Could Tyrod Taylor start at QB for Buffalo Bills? "The Bills are going to keep saying this until someone listens: All of their quarterbacks have a chance to win the starting job. That means Tyrod Taylor, the veteran backup who left Baltimore after four seasons, is on an equal plane with E.J. Manuel and Matt Cassel. General manager Doug..." May 25

  • Mario Williams preparing for another adjustment

    Buffalo News "Mario Williams understands the business of the NFL, that players change teams on a regular basis just as he did in 2012 when he left the Houston Texans in free agency to join the Buffalo Bills. He knows coaches change teams, too, such as when defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz exited the Bills..." May 24

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Even with his looming 1-game suspension, the #Bills hope to lock up star DT Marcell Dareus to a contract extension, hopefully prior to camp

  • Doug Whaley: All our quarterbacks are on equal footing

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, Bills offensive coordinator Greg Roman denied a report that the Bills were thinking about parting ways with third-year quarterback EJ Manuel before the start of the 2015 season. General Manager Doug Whaley was on the same page during an appearance on The Jim Rome Show. Whaley called..." May 24

  • Bills want to re-sign Marcell Dareus by training camp

    Buffalo Rumblings "As a one-game suspension looms, Marcell Dareus is also facing the possibility of signing a massive new contract by the time he returns to full-pad football workouts this summer. The Buffalo Bills have been quick to state all offseason that they are interested in re-signing fifth-year defensive..." May 23

  • Report: Texans, Redskins or Bills will be on this year's 'Hard Knocks' "According to a report from, NFL Films will choose between the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills when selecting a participant for this year's version of HBO's Hard Knocks. The Cleveland Browns, according to the report, "emphatically stated their opposition..." May 22

  • Bills' Marcell Dareus suspended 1 game for violating NFL's substance abuse policy

    The Score "Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended one game for violation of the league's substance abuse policy, according to multiple reports. Dareus was arrested last offseason for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. he was also involved in a..." May 21

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • Dan Carpenter among kickers to express concern over PAT change "The extra-point changes adopted Tuesday don't seem to jibe with the goals of the safety-conscious NFL, according to Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter. The accepted proposal places PATs at the 15-yard line with two-point conversion attempts at the 2. Defenses will be allowed to return a..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Jim Kelly on EJ, Rex, and Tom Brady

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Jim Kelly is on a little media tour this week with his wife, Jill, and their oldest daughter, Erin, as the Kelly women promote their new book, Kelly Tough. I spoke to Jill and Erin last week, and my story on their story behind the writing of the book, will appear on" May 19

  • Report: EJ Manuel may not make the Bills’ 53-man roster

    Pro Football Talk "Forget spending the next three months competing for the Bills’ starting quarterback job. EJ Manuel needs to perform well over the next three months to have any job at all. That’s the word from Joe Buscaglia of WKBW in Buffalo, who reports that Manuel may be done in Buffalo at the end of..." May 18

  • Rex Ryan just wants to beat Patriots, regardless the quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "For Rex Ryan, it’s always been about the Patriots. And that’s true no matter who is under center. Even though his team will ostensibly benefit from not having to play suspended quarterback Tom Brady once (they’re scheduled to play in Week Two), the Bills head coach said it didn’t concern him..." May 13

  • EJ Manuel calls Buffalo Bills' offense 'sweet' "While we still expect Matt Cassel to open the season as Buffalo's starting quarterback, it was third-year passer EJ Manuel who went out of his way this week to gush over a "sweet" Bills offense. "I just think the dynamics that we have and the personnel that we have, you look at the receivers,..." May 13

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Gilmore loving living on the island

    Buffalo News "Stephon Gilmore knows what is coming and he can’t wait for its arrival. The bigger feel of the stage. The hotter glow of the spotlight. That’s the life of a cornerback in Rex Ryan’s defense, which is known for putting anyone who plays the position on a figurative island. In fact, one,..." May 12

  • ESPN's '30 for 30' to document Super Bowl era Buffalo Bills teams

    Buffalo Rumblings "ESPN's Emmy award-winning documentary series will profile the Buffalo Bills teams that played in - and lost - four straight Super Bowls in the early '90s. In an upfront presentation on Tuesday morning, ESPN announced that a future 30 for 30 documentary will focus on the early-1990s Buffalo..." May 12

  • For Bills, Dolphins and Jets, opportunity knocks after Brady suspension

    Pro Football Talk "No excuses. And be ready when the gates open. That is all that can be said to the Dolphins, Bills and Jets with the news Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been suspended for the first four games of 2015 due to the NFL’s depiction of his role in #DeflateGate, as well as the league’s..." May 11

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Bills' Rex Ryan: 'I'm not going to put a muzzle on our players'

    The Score "Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy generated a controversy Wednesday after he said that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly depleted the roster of 'all the good black players'. McCoy's comments were made in an upcoming interview with ESPN The Magazine. The 2013 rushing champion was..." May 06

  • LeSean McCoy: Chip Kelly “got rid of all the black players”

    Pro Football Talk "Bills running back LeSean McCoy isn’t backing down from the idea that he and Eagles coach Chip Kelly’s relationship is the reason for his departure, saying Kelly didn’t like or respect stars. And he doubled down on those comments by making a serious allegation. In an interview with ESPN the..." May 06

  • Bills' Rex Ryan meets with La'el Collins in Baton Rouge "Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan passed through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and had an unsanctioned meeting Monday evening with former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins, a source confirmed to ESPN. Ryan was in the area, called Collins and asked if they could meet, the source said. The meeting, which..." May 05

  • Clemson LB Tony Steward is Buffalo Bills' Round 6 pick

    Buffalo Rumblings "The Buffalo Bills have made their first sixth-round pick of the 2015 NFL Draft: Tony Steward, a linebacker from Clemson, will fight to make the roster as a reserve linebacker under Rex Ryan. Steward has had two ACL surgeries - one in each knee - which hampered his development after being the..." May 04

  • Nick O'Leary is a Buffalo Bills Round 6 pick

    Buffalo Rumblings "The Buffalo Bills have selected their third Florida State Seminole in the 2015 NFL Draft with the Round 6 addition of tight end Nick O'Leary. He follows second-round pick Ronald Darby and fifth-round pick Karlos Williams onto Buffalo's roster straight from Tallahassee. O'Leary was the 2014..." May 04

  • Dezmin Lewis is Buffalo Bills' Round 7 pick

    Buffalo Rumblings "With their seventh-round pick (No. 234 overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills have selected wide receiver Dezmin Lewis out of Central Arkansas. If Lewis' name rings a bell to you, you probably saw him on SportsCenter making this ridiculous catch last season. Lewis ended his..." May 04

  • Bills To Sign Alex Carrington

    Pro Football Rumors "After not addressing the defensive line in the draft, the Bills will add some depth to the unit, according to Ian Rapoport of (Twitter link). Rapoport reports that veteran defensive lineman Alex Carrington is signing with Buffalo, having visited the club today. For Carrington, it’s a..." May 04

  • Bills put their trust in talent scouting

    Buffalo News "This year, the cliché “we took the best player available” actually was an accurate summary of the Buffalo Bills’ draft. To be more specific, as Bills Director of Player Personnel Jim Monos said, “The best Florida State player on the board,” a reference to the fact the Bills selected three..." May 03

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    The Karlos Williams selection isn’t good news for Bryce Brown, but I wouldn’t leave Fred Jackson out of that conversation. Not a lock, IMO.

  • John Miller a 'perfect fit' for Bills offense "The Bills used their third round selection to address their offensive line as the team added Louisville guard John Miller. A consistent interior force, the 21-year old played 48 games throughout his collegiate career, and started 47 of those at left guard. As the third round went by, Buffalo held..." May 02

  • Bills keep adding to the defense with cornerback Ronald Darby

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills didn’t get a chance to play with the other kids Thursday, and when they did join the draft Friday, they continued to stockpile assets for their defense. With the 50th overall pick, the Bills took Florida State cornerback Ronald Darby. " May 02

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Jets TE Jace Amaro responds to Rex Ryan’s continuous jabs

    New York Post "Jets tight end Jace Amaro is not bracing himself for a fight the next time he sees former coach Rex Ryan. Ryan, now the coach of the Bills, has ripped Amaro three times since the second-year tight end made comments about the Jets lacking accountability last season. Amaro said he was unfazed..." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Bills' potential picks at quarterback "With the 2015 NFL draft beginning Thursday night, we'll focus on seven positions over the coming days and highlight the top players likely to be available for the Bills in the second and third rounds: Position: Quarterback What the Bills want: The Bills have a wide open competition at..." April 27

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Bills GM: It's 'obvious' we don't have franchise QB "The Buffalo Bills don't have a legitimate signal-caller. We know it. You know it. General manager Doug Whaley knows it. "The way we looked at is, we don't have a proven franchise quarterback. That's obvious," Whaley said Monday, per's Mike Rodak. "But what we wanted to do is be..." April 21

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Rex Ryan goes after Jace Amaro again

    Pro Football Talk "Former Jets coach Rex Ryan continues to hold Jets tight end Jace Amaro accountable for his contention that the Jets weren’t held accountable in 2014, Ryan’s last one with the team. “It’s not the truth,” Ryan said Saturday morning on WFAN radio, via Dom Cosentino of Rex then became..." April 18

  • Spiller: ‘I’ll always be a Buffalo Bill at heart’

    Buffalo News "They say moving can be the most stressful time in a person’s life. C.J. Spiller knows this now. He has been back in Orchard Park this week, packing up five years of Buffalo Bills memories before starting his new job with the New Orleans Saints. “I thought it would be a smooth cleanout,”..." April 17