Bills Rumors & News

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." January 31

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • Bills OC Greg Roman: EJ Manuel will get a 'clean slate' "Rex Ryan previously said the Buffalo Bills will explore all avenues to resolve their quarterback quandary. In his introductory news conference on Tuesday, new offensive coordinator Greg Roman said he's still going through the tape on the two signal-callers on their roster: EJ Manuel and Jeff..." January 28

  • Whaley weighs in on where OL stands "In an appearance on the John Murphy Show this week in Mobile at the Senior Bowl, Bills GM Doug Whaley was asked whether the interior of Buffalo’s offensive line was a priority to address this offseason. Whaley has stated previously that they’re going to take a long look at their offensive line..." January 24

  • Is Bryce Petty an option for the Bills?

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "As the Senior Bowl practice week winds down in Mobile, Ala., now is as good a time as any to start looking ahead to the 2015 NFL Draft. After all, it's January, traditionally a month off for the Bills, so why not begin pondering the possibilities? Of course, there's only one place to start:..." January 23

  • NFL moves all three London games to 9:30 a.m. Eastern

    Pro Football Talk "Early morning football from London is here to stay. The NFL announced today that all three London games in 2015 will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. The three early games are Jets-Dolphins on October 4, Bills-Jaguars on October 25 and Lions-Chiefs on November 1." January 22

  • Rex Ryan: It's too early to tell if Mark Sanchez lands in Buffalo

    USA Today "Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan took some time in the middle of the NFC Championship game to chat with For The Win about a promotion he’s doing for Pepsi. And while many thought the game might have been over at halftime, Ryan knew better. “It looks like it’s going pretty good Green Bay’s way..." January 20

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    Mike Rodak @mikerodak

    Bills have reached a 2-year deal with Aaron Kromer to become offensive line coach, source tells @ClaytonESPN

  • Rex Ryan says he's not worried about the Bills' QB situation "During Rex Ryan's introductory press conference as the Bills' new coach, he said that EJ Manuel “has a lot of traits you look for in a quarterback.” That's debatable. Of course, Ryan spent much of the last two years talking up Geno Smith and Smith's struggles had a lot to do with him getting fired..." January 17

  • Rex Ryan says he's not worried about the Bills' QB situation "During Rex Ryan's introductory press conference as the Bills' new coach, he said that EJ Manuel “has a lot of traits you look for in a quarterback.” That's debatable. Of course, Ryan spent much of the last two years talking up Geno Smith and Smith's struggles had a lot to do with him getting fired..." January 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Broncos are scheduled to interview former Bills HC Doug Marrone on Saturday and Ravens OC Gary Kubiak on Sunday, per source.

  • With Chan Gailey running offense, NY Jets could be the right fit for C.J. Spiller

    New York Daily News "Chan Gailey isn’t officially on the Jets’ payroll yet, but he might be able to recruit one of the most coveted running backs on the open market this offseason. Soon-to-be free agent C.J. Spiller would provide a dynamic game-breaking presence for Gailey, who has been targeted by new Jets head..." January 16

  • Rex Ryan interested in reunion with Mark Sanchez?

    SB Nation "Rex and Mark back together in Buffalo? The new Bills head coach said he'll consider signing his old quarterback if he hits the market. Now that Rex Ryan has taken over the Bills, could he be headed for a reunion with Mark Sanchez? "He'll certainly be under consideration," Ryan said when..." January 15

  • Rex predicts playoffs, says Bills to be 'bully'

    ESPN New York "Rex Ryan was as brash as ever in his first news conference as the Bills' new coach, predicting that Buffalo will end its long postseason drought while promising that he will "build a bully" that opposing teams won't want to face. The Bills introduced Ryan on Wednesday, two days after hiring the..." January 14

  • Could Peyton play elsewhere in 2015?

    Pro Football Talk "With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing...." January 13

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    Dennis Thurman is Rex Ryan's DC in Buffalo. That expectation was noted here Sunday morning.

  • 18d
    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    As others have noted, Jim Schwartz will not return as Bills DC. As 1 source explained, differing defensive philosophies biggest reason why.

  • 19d
    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    From what I'm hearing doesn't sound like Jim Schwartz is sticking as the Bills defensive coordinator. Rex Ryan still working on his staff

  • Bills to hire Rex Ryan as coach "The Buffalo Bills are putting the finishing touches on deal that will make Rex Ryan their next head coach, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Ryan spent the last six seasons with the Jets, going 46-50 and helping New York reach the AFC Championship game in each of his first two years." January 12

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Greg Roman has finalized deal to become @buffalobills offensive coordinator, source tells @NFLonFOX. Officially signing Tuesday in Buffalo

  • Rex Ryan named Buffalo Bills head coach "The Buffalo Bills today announced that Rex Ryan has been named the 18th head coach in team history. Bills owner Terry Pegula said, "Following an extensive search, we are pleased today to announce that Rex Ryan is our new head coach. Rex brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the..." January 12

  • Greg Roman 'unlikely' to interview with Cleveland Browns, in talks to become Bills' OC under Rex Ryan

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns offensive coordinator candidate Greg Roman is in talks to become the Bills' offensive coordinator under Rex Ryan, and is "unlikely'' to interview for the Browns coordinator vacancy, a source told Northeast Ohio Media Group. Roman, who interviewed for the Bills' head coaching job, was..." January 12

  • Rex Ryan wasn’t willing to wait for Falcons

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when it was widely believed that Rex Ryans’ first choice was the Falcons, it turned out that Ryan wanted to make a choice before the Falcons were ready to make a decision. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Rex was in a rush to get his situation resolved. And that..." January 12

  • 19d
    Vic Carucci @viccarucci

    The #Bills have "every intention" of keeping DC Jim Schwartz, just told by high-ranking team source.

  • 20d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    The offensive coordinator Rex Ryan is most likely to bring with him to Buffalo is 49ers OC Greg Roman, per source.

  • 21d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills are bringing back former Jets HC Rex Ryan for a second interview tonight in Florida, per league sources.

  • 21d
    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    Confirmed: Giants will interview Pepper Johnson for defensive coordinator job next week. Received permission from Bills.

  • Bills’ Hughes seeking a market-rate contract

    Buffalo News "The idea of a hometown discount is positively foreign to Jerry Hughes. “I’ve never heard of that,” the Buffalo Bills’ defensive end said with a smile last week as players cleaned out their lockers. Filled in on the concept – that a free agent may take less money to stay in a favorable..." January 09

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    Rex Ryan to interview Thursday with Buffalo Bills, according to someone aware of plans.

  • Bills GM Whaley talking up Manuel in coach interviews

    Buffalo News "It shouldn’t come as any surprise that Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley hasn’t given up on quarterback EJ Manuel. Whaley acknowledged that he was part of an organizational decision to make Manuel the 13th overall pick of the 2013 draft, telling reporters during the Dec. 29..." January 07

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    John Middlekauff @JohnMiddlekauff

    A source told me Mike Shanahan could take on a GM type role in Buffalo while Kyle became the head coach

  • Mike Shanahan would be ideal for the Bills

    Buffalo News "Column as I see ‘em, wild card week: I’m not on the short list to be anyone’s football czar, but it doesn’t take a gridiron genius to identify the top NFL head-coaching candidates. From what I see, if you’re a coordinator for a Super Bowl team, you automatically qualify. Every current list..." January 06

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills also requested permission for HC interviews with SF's Greg Roman and Philadelphia's Pat Shurmur.

  • Grading the Bills: Quarterbacks

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Another year, and another lackluster, not-good-enough season-long performance by Buffalo's quarterbacks. This has become a trend as prevalent and predictable as the Bills not making the playoffs year after year after year. Then again, those two things typically go hand-in-hand in the..." January 05

  • 26d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills requested HC interview with Browns OC Kyle Shanahan, per team source.

  • Bills' Jackson: Marrone text was like a "punch to the stomach"

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The dust is beginning to settle from Doug Marrone's scamper out of Buffalo, but there hasn't been a lot of extended commentary from Buffalo Bills players on the former head coach's departure. That was, until Monday when team captain and running back Fred Jackson made his first public statements..." January 05

  • Sammy Watkins trade irked Marrone "Seeds of discontent were sown in Buffalo last May, when the Bills traded up to land wide receiver Sammy Watkins. According to sources in the Bills' draft room, former Buffalo head coach Doug Marrone clearly was not happy with the trade. Marrone was not in favor of Buffalo surrendering a..." January 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Today's coordinators in demand: Bills have requested permission to interview Bengals OC Hue Jackson and Lions DC Teryl Austin, per source.

  • 27d
    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Seattle DC Dan Quinn will interview with the Bills and Falcons today. That will be 5 interviews total (every opening except OAK)

  • All signs pointing to Doug Marrone as next Jets coach "The Jets general manager search just happens to be littered with candidates who have ties -- and in some cases very strong ones -- to Doug Marrone, who became a free agent last week when he exercised an out clause in Buffalo. The Jets are already deep into their GM search, and they met with..." January 04

  • Mike Shanahan’s name surfaces as a Bills head-coaching candidate

    Pro Football Talk "Add Mike Shanahan to the list of potential Buffalo Bills head coaches. The Bills have been in contact with Shanahan and hope to set up an interview with him, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Shanahan has said he’s interested in getting back into coaching but only wants to do it in a place..." January 04

  • Bills, 49ers won’t let defensive coordinators interview in Washington

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills and 49ers do not have head coaches at the moment. But they both have defensive coordinators under contract, and they’re squatting on their contractual rights. With a defensive coordinator vacancy in Washington, the Bills have declined a request to interview defensive coordinator Jim..." January 03

  • Doug Whaley to lead Bills coaching search; Adam Gase first, Frank Reich to follow

    Buffalo News "Jilted by their quarterback, their head coach and the executive they wanted to hire, the Buffalo Bills are moving forward. The Bills have begun the process of finding their next coach. General Manager Doug Whaley, seemingly on the verge of having his role marginalized if former GM Bill Polian..." January 03

  • 28d
    Ben Volin @BenVolin

    Source: #Raiders interviewed Pat Shurmur today. #Bills will interview Frank Reich on Sunday to beat #Jets to the punch next week

  • 28d
    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Bengals off. coordinator Hue Jackson expected to be head coaching candidate for Bills, maybe Falcons, source says. Can interview next week.

  • 28d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jets are interviewing former #Bills coach Doug Marrone today, source says. Goes without saying, a lot of interest on both sides.

  • 29d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills have requested HC interviews with Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell, Broncos OC Adam Gase, Patriots OC Josh McDaniels, Seahawks DC Dan Quinn.

  • 29d
    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Bengals off. coordinator Hue Jackson expected to be head coaching candidate for Bills, maybe Falcons, source says. Can interview next week.

  • 29d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Bills have put in their second head-coaching request — #Chargers OC Frank Reich… who Buffalo fans may know a thing or two about.