Bills Rumors & News

  • Power 5 conference sweep for Bills draft class "The Bills weren’t shy about picking players from big programs on day 1 and 2 of the draft, but that theme carried all the way through the class. All seven of Buffalo’s draft choices came from Power 5 conference schools. Here’s a breakdown of Buffalo’s seven picks. " May 02

  • Bills GM: Cardale Jones has talent to be franchise QB

    Buffalo News "After sticking with prominent defensive needs through the first three rounds, the Buffalo Bills finally addressed the most prominent spot on the team in the NFL Draft Saturday. And they did it in true Bills fashion by using their fourth-round choice on perhaps the draft’s most intriguing and..." May 01

  • Youngest Gronkowski brother signs with the Bills

    Washington Post "Glenn Gronkowski, also known as “Baby Gronk” or “Goose,” is quite different than his tight end and party boy older brother Rob, just ask their father “Goose is sort of quiet, not like Rob, who is out there in front of everybody,” Gordy Gronkowski told Bleacher report earlier in April. “He’s..." May 01

  • Bills sixth-rounder Kolby Listenbee calls himself NFL’s fastest man

    Pro Football Talk "New Bills rookie Kolby Listenbee isn’t lacking for speed. Or confidence. Listenbee, a wide receiver from TCU whom the Bills chose in the sixth round of the NFL draft, declared in his first talk with Buffalo media that he believes he’s the fastest player in the NFL." April 30

  • Cardale Jones drafted by Bills in fourth round

    SB Nation "Cardale Jones, one of the most intriguing prospects in this year's draft, was selected by the Buffalo Bills with No. 139 pick, the last selection of the fourth round, on Saturday. Jones flirted with entering the draft last year following his impressive title run. He began the 2014 season as..." April 30

  • Bills DE Shaq Lawson asked at combine how he'd kill someone

    ESPN "Former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson said Friday that he was asked by an NFL team during February's combine about what method he would use to kill someone. Lawson, who could not remember which team asked him the question, was unsure how to answer it during the brief meeting. "I was just..." April 29

  • Buffalo Bills GM: 'Rex is salivating' over Shaq Lawson

    Buffalo News "Edge pass-rusher. Check! The Buffalo Bills nailed a huge need with their first-round pick, 19th overall, in the NFL Draft Thursday night by selecting Clemson pass-rushing terror Shaq Lawson. "Very few times that you can go into a draft and have a really big need and that guy there..." April 29

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Bills at No. 19 select #Clemson DE Shaq Lawson. Rex Ryan goes Clemson… #asexpected.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    New Bills' DE Shaq Lawson will need shoulder surgery that sidelines him 4-6 months at some point, probably after next season, per sources.

  • Bills take Clemson's Shaq Lawson in first round

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "The Buffalo Bills selected Shaq Lawson with the No. 19 pick in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday. Lawson, a defensive end out of Clemson, started one year but made 41.5 tackles for loss. The Bills came into the draft with needs at edge rusher, quarterback, linebacker, wide..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Bills, yet again, wrestle with the QB conundrum

    Buffalo Bills News "One of these years (decades?), the Buffalo Bills will learn how to hit rock bottom. They’ll take the cue from their friends at the foot of Washington Street. Through 16 playoff-less seasons, the Bills have mastered the art of mediocrity. One coach to the next, one quarterback to the next, they..." April 28

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Bills GM explains how Andrew Luck spoiled plan to draft Cam Newton

    CBS Sports "Almost exactly five years ago, the Panthers drafted Cam Newton with the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Broncos then selected Von Miller. The Bills rounded off the top-three by grabbing Marcell Dareus. Without even getting into the picks that followed (A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson, Julio..." April 26

  • Bills, Jets 'Extremely' Interested in Lynch; Could Trade Up

    Bleacher Report "The Buffalo Bills and New York Jets are "extremely" interested in quarterback Paxton Lynch, according to multiple NFL executives. How high in the draft would either team likely need to trade up to nab him? Which other team with a high draft pick might also have its eye on the quarterback?" April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Chiefs Signing Veteran WR Mike Williams To A One-Year Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that veteran WR Mike Williams is signing a one-year contract with the Chiefs on Monday. Williams actually worked out for the Bengals a few weeks ago, but they elected to go in a different direction at receiver. Before that, Williams worked out for the Patriots." April 25

  • Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas opens up about concussion issues

    Niagara Falls Review "NFL Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas broke his silence about concussions in sports during a speech in Niagara Falls Friday. While the Buffalo Bills legend has spoken publicly about his storied career, which included rushing for more than 12,000 yards, Thomas said he has steered clear of..." April 24

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • O.J. Simpson allegedly wants to date Kris Jenner after prison release

    New York Daily News "Apparently The Juice plans to squeeze his way back into the Kardashian clan. O.J. Simpson allegedly has a roster full of unlikely dating prospects after he’s sprung from prison — including Kris Jenner, the ex-wife of his late defense attorney Robert Kardashian, and possibly even her newly..." April 23

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    Vic Carucci @viccarucci

    #Bills GM Doug Whaley tells @WGR550 "we're open to do anything" in response to ? about moving to No. 2 pick of draft.

  • How OJ Plans to Date Kris & Caitlyn Jenner & Be on TV With Kardashians

    Black Sports Online "Wait…what? New York Times best-selling author Ian Halperin has a book out about the Kardashians (Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family) and has done the media rounds. During one of those interviews, OJ came up and here is what he had to say. “O.J. has had a..." April 20

  • Sammy Watkins skipped Bills voluntary workouts to hit a casino

    Larry Brown Sports "Buffalo Bills voluntary workouts started on Monday, but one notable name was missing: Sammy Watkins. Watkins, as it turned out, was spotted at a World Series of Poker event at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina on Monday night, and posted a Facebook photo seemingly confirming his..." April 19

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    Vic Carucci @viccarucci

    #Bills S Aaron Williams says he's fully cleared to play from neck injury. Contact is next test, but he says he's confident.

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    Vic Carucci @viccarucci

    DL Corbin Bryant signed his $1.67M restricted FA tender from the #Bills & is participating in offseason conditioning program.

  • Buffalo Bills' QB Tyrod Taylor willing to play 2016 without a new contract

    Buffalo News "Maybe deep down Tyrod Taylor is wishing he hit the free-agent market this offseason. The Buffalo Bills' starting quarterback enters 2016 with a salary of just over $3 million, well under market value. The Bills are in no rush to extend his contract after just 14 starts, and Taylor is prepared..." April 18

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Mario Williams promises “the best attitude” he’s ever had "Defensive end Mario Williams has brought pressure on the quarterback pretty much since the day he entered the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2006 draft. He’s looking to do the same thing this fall in his first season with the Dolphins. But Williams is looking to bring something..." April 17

  • Attorney general to take another look at McCoy bar fight case

    CSN Philly "It's not over yet for LeSean McCoy. Pennsylvania Solicitor General Bruce Castor said the attorney general's office will take another look into Bills running back LeSean McCoy's alleged involvement in a bar fight with two off-duty police officers in February. “I think it’s completely accurate..." April 16

  • Report: Ex-NFL Star Vince Young Sues Woman For Allegedly Faking Assault

    Bossip "Former NFL’er Demands Damages For Ruining His Reputation Ex-NFL star Vince Young has headed to court to sue the woman accusing him of assaulting her back in 2013 … saying the entire story is a complete lie and he wants the court to order her to pay damages for the harm to his reputation and job..." April 16

  • The Bills should double down on Tyrod Taylor

    SB Nation "When the Buffalo Bills began a quarterback battle during training camp last offseason, the focus was squarely on EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel. If Manuel won, it would have been a positive step in the career of a young quarterback who still hadn't been drained of his upside. If Cassel won, the Bills..." April 15

  • Bills 'very much' in hunt for QB in draft

    The Score "With Tyrod Taylor and EJ Manuel both entering the final year of their contracts, the Buffalo Bills may look to the draft to find a long-term solution at quarterback. Sources tell Peter Schrager of FOX Sports that the Bills are "very much" in the hunt for a quarterback in the draft." April 15

  • WR Percy Harvin tells Bills that he's retiring

    ESPN "Wide receiver Percy Harvin has told the Buffalo Bills that he's retiring, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Thursday. Harvin, 27, had played for three teams since the start of the 2014 season and has seen his production dip since posting career highs in catches (87) and receiving..." April 14

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • The A.J. Tarpley Effect

    SI "Chances are you hadn’t heard of A.J. Tarpley until the middle of last week, when the second-year Bills linebacker announced his retirement at 23. Maybe you still haven’t. But if you like this game, you should read what this Stanford kid wrote for The MMQB on Tuesday. It’s educational, touching,..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • NFL draft: Is Connor Cook the QB for the Bills?

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "When talent evaluators dissect Connor Cook from top to bottom, front to back, and side to side, none can deny that he checks off a lot of the boxes you look for in an NFL quarterback. He’s got the size at 6-foot-4 to stand tall in the pocket; he was a three-year starter at Michigan State who..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • No NFL discipline for LeSean McCoy coming, investigation ongoing

    CBS Sports "Despite an ongoing investigation into his role in an altercation with two off-duty police officers in a nightclub incident back in February, LeSean McCoy is not expected to face discipline from the NFL. According to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Bills running back should skate..." April 11

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Odell Beckham and Stephon Gilmore trade barbs on Instagram

    Buffalo News "After the Buffalo Bills' 24-10 loss to the New York Giants last season, cornerback Stephon Gilmore didn't hold back when The News asked him about Odell Beckham Jr. He was blunt, honest and his biting words were heard loud and clear in New Jersey. In that game, of course, Beckham threw several..." April 11

  • Bills enamored with the boom-or-bust potential of Cardale Jones

    CBS Sports "Jason La Canfora CBS Sports NFL Insider Follow Jason Bills enamored with the boom-or-bust potential of Cardale Jones April 8, 2016 3:45 pm ET The Buffalo Bills, under general manager Doug Whaley, really can't help themselves. The allure of a boom-or-bust proposition is often too great for..." April 09

  • Bills playing with fire by delaying extension for Tyrod Taylor

    The Score "The Buffalo Bills may have come up short in their quest to get back to the playoffs last season, but their continued mediocrity no longer had anything to do with the player in the most important position on the field. Tyrod Taylor vastly exceeded expectations in his first opportunity as a..." April 09

  • Lorenzo Alexander, Colt Anderson visiting Bills

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills have spent this week bringing in veteran free agents as they try to flesh out their roster and they have two more candidates in on Friday. The team announced that linebacker Lorenzo Alexander and safety Colt Anderson are visiting with the team." April 08

  • Taylor's agent: QB isn't why Bills missed playoffs

    CBS Sports "Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is set to make just $1.1 million in 2016. Not only does that rank dead last among every NFL starting quarterback, there are 19 backups who'll make more. Yep, according to, Taylor's 2016 salary is good for 51st, just behind Geno Smith and just ahead of..." April 08

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    Peter Schrager @PSchrags

    Though teams have inquired the last few weeks, sources tell me it's "unlikely" Percy Harvin will be playing football next season. @NFLonFOX

  • Fernando Velasco signs with Buffalo Bills in 2016 NFL free agency

    Buffalo Rumblings "Continuing with their string of dining and signing veteran talent, the Buffalo Bills are hosting free agent center Fernando Velasco today, per the team. ** UPDATE: Velasco signed with the team. ** The 31-year-old Velasco adds depth to the Bills interior offensive line that lost Kraig Urbik to..." April 07

  • Lynch impresses Bills at Memphis Pro Day "The Buffalo Bills continue to do their due diligence when it comes to scouting quarterbacks in the 2016 draft class. As part of that process, team representatives met with Paxton Lynch for dinner Tuesday, the night before the Memphis quarterback held his Pro Day. Bills offensive coordinator..." April 07

  • Report: NFL ditching rookie symposium, teams responsible

    Sportsnaut "In a strange move that could portent unintended negative consequences, the NFL has reportedly ditched its rookie symposium, per Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The rookie symposium has been held every year for all the drafted rookies around the league the past 20 years. It is..." April 05

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