Bills Rumors & News

  • Agent's Take: Here's 11 QBs who could be starting elsewhere in 2017, like Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Everything starts with the quarterback in today's NFL. Sustained NFL success is difficult without good quarterback play, although the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 because of a suffocating defense. The search for the ever-elusive franchise quarterback drives some of the NFL's most important..." October 21

  • Rosenhaus: LeSean McCoy will be a game-time decision

    Pro Football Talk "Bills running back LeSean McCoy is out for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. Unless he isn’t. Agent Drew Rosenhaus, contradicting an ESPN report that McCoy will definitely miss the Week Seven contest with a hamstring injury, said Friday on WQAM radio in Miami that McCoy will be a game-time..." October 21

  • Terry Pegula on Bills: “No way” this year is playoffs or bust

    USA Today "Terry Pegula says the word “ultimatum” like he can’t believe it’s coming out of his own mouth. A little more than two years after he and wife Kim bought the Buffalo Bills, Pegula laughs at some of this stuff. But he clearly is annoyed by what he feels is a media-driven perception of him as an..." October 21

  • LeSean McCoy not on hand for Bills practice

    Pro Football Talk "Bills running back LeSean McCoy wasn’t able to finish practice yesterday. He wasn’t able to begin it today. Via Mike Rodak of, the league’s second-leading rusher was not on hand for the start of Bills practice Thursday." October 20

  • Shaq Lawson practices, Bills don’t rule out playing him this week

    Pro Football Talk "Bills first-round pick Shaq Lawson hadn’t worn shoulder pads since last January, when he played in the national championship game. So now that he says he’s back to 100 percent, the Bills are considering putting him out there this week. Via Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, Lawson returned to..." October 20

  • LeSean McCoy out Sunday with hamstring injury, could miss multiple games

    Fox Sports "It looks like the Buffalo Bills won't have their most potent offensive weapon Sunday when they face the Dolphins in a divisional clash. LeSean McCoy won't play against Miami due to a hamstring injury he suffered in practice and could miss additional games, ESPN reported Thursday. McCoy was..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Richie Incognito on Jonathan Martin: ‘I have nothing to say’ to him

    Miami Herald "In the three years since the Dolphins’ ugly bullying scandal, Jonathan Martin has tried on several occasions to speak with Richie Incognito about what went down. Incognito’s response? Silence. “Zero conversation with Jonathan Martin,” Incognito told Miami reporters Wednesday. “He's..." October 20

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • 'Done. Terrible' — Bills Players Call Out Kaepernick

    Bleacher Report "At his press conference, Colin Kaepernick spoke in a Muhammad Ali t-shirt. He wants to be remembered through the same lens as Ali, as an athlete who fought for social justice and succeeded. "I can't let him die in vain," the 49ers quarterback said Sunday. Maybe Kaepernick will be..." October 18

  • Shaq Lawson will practice this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills defense has been in a groove over the course of the team’s four-game winning streak and they’ll be getting some more help on that side of the ball this week. Bills coach Rex Ryan said Monday that linebacker Shaq Lawson will practice with the team on Wednesday. Lawson, the team’s..." October 17

  • LeSean McCoy happy to avoid injury, as many were when he returned

    Buffalo News "LeSean McCoy was finishing a text as he approached the lectern in the interview room at New Era Field after the Buffalo Bills' 45-16 pounding of the San Francisco 49ers Sunday. "That was my mom asking about my knee," the Bills' running back told the crowd of reporters. And what did McCoy..." October 17

  • McCoy's 3 TDs help Bills trounce 49ers

    The Sports Xchange "The Sports XChange ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – When assistant head coach Rob Ryan addressed the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night, he asked, What did we have to give up for LeSean McCoy, three first-round picks? The Bills acquired McCoy prior to last season in a trade with the Philadelphia..." October 16

  • Fan Throws Beer Bottle at Kaepernick on Sideline

    Black Sports Online "Colin Kaepernick will be a polarizing player for the rest of the season. The narrative around Kap should be focused on how well he played today but instead we must report the actions of unruly fans in Buffalo. I’d say we are surprised but honestly this is the treatment Colin will have to play..." October 16

  • Anti-Kaepernick merchandise for sale outside Bills' stadium

    Black Sports Online "I wonder how Rex Ryan feels about this. Merchandise, not licensed to the Bills or the NFL was being sold outside Ralph Wilson stadium, and it wasn’t pretty. Anti-Colin Kaepernick shirts with rifle scopes, were for sale outside of the Buffalo Bills’ stadium ahead of the team’s game against..." October 16

  • Rex, Rob Ryan took step back on defense after Bills’ 0-2 start

    Larry Brown Sports "The Buffalo Bills have won three in a row since their 0-2 start, including a shutout of the New England Patriots in Week 4. Apparently a more hands-off approach from the Ryan brothers on defense has helped the team. According to veteran NFL reporter Mike Silver, the Ryans took a step back..." October 15

  • Doug Whaley: Tyrod Taylor better this season

    New York Upstate "The Buffalo Bills have seen quite a bit of progress during their three-game winning streak, but one area fans seem restless about is the play of Tyrod Taylor. Taylor is in his second year as the Bills' starting quarterback. He still hasn't thrown for 300 yards in a single game, and he has..." October 14

  • Bills focused on Kaepernick's running, not kneeling

    Buffalo News "What Colin Kaepernick does before Sunday's kickoff at New Era Field isn't of great interest to the members of the Buffalo Bills' defense. To a man, they say they respect his right to protest during the national anthem, even if they all don't necessarily share his point of view. But their..." October 13

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Protests, politics ruining NFL; now we have Super Bowl of Suck

    Sporting News "The 49ers have a new starting quarterback. His name is Colin Kaepernick. He starts for a team that has lost four straight games after a Week 1 win over the NFL Rams of Los Angeles. His head coach is Chip Kelly, who is his first season in charge of the team that plays near the city by the..." October 12

  • Bills outclass Rams for third consecutive win

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- LeSean McCoy ran for 150 yards, but the Buffalo Bills running back wasn't satisfied. "I should have had 200 yards," McCoy said. A go-ahead interception by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, a late Tyrod Taylor touchdown pass and the running of McCoy lifted the Bills to a..." October 09

  • Bills’ RB LeSean McCoy to play despite hand injury

    Today's Pigskin "LeSean McCoy has been listed as questionable this week with a hand injury, but it does appear the Buffalo Bills are going to have their star RB for today’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. McCoy himself has been positive, always saying that he would play, even though the team wasn’t as sure...." October 09

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Bills Activate Marcell Dareus

    Pro Football Rumors "Fresh off two straight wins to even their record at 2-2, the Bills will welcome back one of their cornerstone players in time for a road game against the Rams on Sunday. The team has activated two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, whom the NFL suspended for the season’s first four..." October 07

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • No Deal For Bills, Karlos Williams?

    Pro Football Rumors "Earlier today, it was reported that Karlos Williams would be working out for the Bills this week with a deal effectively agreed upon between the two sides. Apparently, that’s not quite the case. Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News (on Twitter) hears from a team source that the odds of a deal are now..." October 06

  • Marcell Dareus Didn't Go To Rehab, Reportedly Had Multiple Drug Program Violations

    The Big Lead "Marcell Dareus has served his 4-game suspension and will return to the field this weekend when the Buffalo Bills visit the Los Angeles Rams. The story behind Dareus’ suspension was that he had missed a drug test. According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, there may have been multiple..." October 06

  • Three Bills fined for pre-game skirmish "Before the Buffalo Bills defeated the New England Patriots on Sunday, the two sides were involved in a pre-game scuffle that had multiple players and coaches get involved. It all started with Bills safety Robert Blanton pushing Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett, and they were quickly surrounded..." October 06

  • Karlos Williams expected to return to Bills

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills waived running back Karlos Williams in August after an offseason that saw him gain a lot of weight and earn a four-game suspension from the league for violating the substance-abuse policy. They may be reversing course on their decision to part ways with Williams. Adam Schefter of ESPN..." October 06

  • Bills players upset with Rex Ryan over support for Trump

    Buffalo News "Bills coach Rex Ryan introduced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at his Buffalo rally in April. Several Bills players, however, were upset their coach had chosen to support a candidate they view as racist, according to a new report. Bleacher Report magazine writer Mike Freeman..." October 06

  • Suspensions For Johnny Manziel, Karlos Williams & Manny Lawson Officially Lifted

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that some notable free agents had their suspensions officially lifted by the NFL on Wednesday including QB Johnny Manziel, RB Karlos Williams and OLB Manny Lawson. Manziel was suspended four games for violation the substance abuse policy, but the expectation was that..." October 06

  • Bills NT Marcell Dareus on return: ‘I have to put my best foot forward’

    Today's Pigskin "The Buffalo Bills will get former All-Pro nose tackle Marcell Dareus back this week when they take on the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. He missed Buffalo’s first four games as a result of a suspension earlier this year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Dareus, who is undoubtedly..." October 05

  • Bills GM Doug Whaley deserves credit for free-agent gems

    Buffalo News "I’ve given Doug Whaley plenty of grief in recent years. But if I’m going to rip the general manager when he overestimates and overpays players, it’s only fair to toss some praise his way for finding productive performers on the cheap. The Bills’ defense appeared to be in deep trouble in the..." October 04

  • Bills out of early hole, but staying level headed "There was a common refrain during postgame interviews in Buffalo’s locker room after the Bills handed the Patriots their first ever shutout loss at Gillette Stadium Sunday. To outside observers it was a landmark divisional win. The players however, were all downplaying the victory and with good..." October 03

  • Ben Affleck reacts to Bills beating Patriots: 'Rex Ryan? F---!'

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Buffalo’s dominating win over New England was a big surprise to at least one Hollywood star. Actor Ben Affleck, an unabashed Boston sports fans, dropped a naughty four-letter word when he learned that Buffalo was leading 16-0 in the game." October 03

  • Danny Amendola on pregame fight: Malcolm Mitchell did the right thing

    WEEI Boston "Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola checked in with Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Monday following the Patriots’ 16-0 loss to the Bills and talked about the pregame scuffle between the two teams. To hear the interview, go to the OM&F audio on demand page. During pregame warmups, Jacoby Brissett..." October 03

  • Bills take fight to Patriots, score first road shutout in 26 years

    The Sports Xchange "FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Sometimes, it's the little things that can inspire a football team. Sunday, the Buffalo Bills, fueled by a pregame skirmish involving New England quarterback Jacoby Brissett and the Buffalo secondary, dominated the Patriots 16-0. "When I came out, they told me..." October 02

  • Bills S Robert Blanton talks trash after win over Patriots

    Larry Brown Sports "Buffalo Bills safety Robert Blanton had some words for the New England Patriots after shutting out his AFC East rivals 16-0 at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. After Buffalo’s shutout win, Blanton called his team “disciplined” and said it was “clear” the Bills had the better team." October 02

  • Patriots president throws tremendous shade at Rex Ryan

    Sportsnaut "There’s been a longstanding feud between New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and Buffalo Bills head man Rex Ryan. Well, that’s to say Ryan continually attempts to get Belichick involved in a war of words. It happened not once, but twice over the past week. Now, in the lead up to a..." October 02

  • Fan at Bills-Patriots game stands on Kaepernick jersey during anthem

    Total Pro Sports "San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick and his jersey has been getting quite the workout with the recent burnings of it, taping it to the floor as a doormat as people are still not pleased about his perceived disrespect of the National Anthem and his refusal to stand for it." October 02

  • Bills, Patriots get into pregame shoving match

    College Spun "A pregame scuffle broke out on the field between players on both Buffalo and New England. The shoving match broke out when Bills’ Robert Blanton bumped into Patriots’ starting quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who’s starting today for the second straight week with Jimmy Garoppolo injured." October 02

  • Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins could need second surgery and miss the season

    New York Upstate "Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins will be flying to North Carolina to get a second opinion on his surgically repaired foot. The Bills placed Watkins on injured reserve on Friday, but Watkins is getting a second opinion from Dr. Robert Anderson on whether he will need another surgery,..." October 02

  • Coughlin met with Bills about consultant role early in offseason

    ESPN "Former Giants coach Tom Coughlin did meet with the Bills, but it was in the early part of the offseason and was initiated by Buffalo coach Rex Ryan, according to sources and confirmed by Coughlin's agent. Coughlin met with Ryan, Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula, and team president Russ Brandon..." October 01

  • Bills place Sammy Watkins (foot) on IR "The Buffalo Bills have placed wide receiver Sammy Watkins (foot) on injured reserve, the team announced." September 30

  • Bills claim WR Justin Hunter off waivers after placing Sammy Watkins on IR

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The Buffalo Bills were dealt a huge blow on the offensive side of the ball on Friday afternoon with the announcement of wide receiver Sammy Watkins being placed on the reserved/injured list. Watkins had surgery before training camp to repair a broken bone in his foot, and re-aggravated the..." September 30

  • “Major concern” about Sammy Watkins’ availability moving forward

    Pro Football Talk "Early last week, Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins said missing games because of his surgically repaired foot was “out the window.” At some point after that, Watkins’ foot was stepped on in practice and now worry is mounting that Watkins’ season may be out the window." September 30

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Rex Ryan perfectly happy not to be facing Tom Brady

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Over the past few days, Bills coach Rex Ryan has repeatedly said that he doesn’t care who plays quarterback for the Patriots on Sunday afternoon. Jimmy Garoppolo? Jacoby Brissett? Julian Edelman? Hey, if the Patriots want to line up their quarterback from their AFL days in the 1960s, Babe..." September 29