Archive for the ‘Buffalo Bills’ Category

Sorry Six: Kicking around the NFL’s ugliest teams

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Anyone can list the best teams in the NFL. That’s easy, and around the Sorry Six, we don’t do easy. Pathetic, ugly, misbegotten and cringeworthy, yes, but never easy. The rules here are simple: these are the six teams, players, units, coaches or fan

Ian Rapoport: Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook and defensive end Everson Griffen ruled out Sunday vs. Buffalo Bills

Friday, September 21st, 2018

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook and defensive end Everson Griffen are ruled out for Sunday against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3.

Gurley gets top RB spot in AP rankings with Bell still out

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The role and value of the running back in the NFL has evolved as much as any position over the past decade, with a league-wide trend favoring versatile players who can contribute equally to the passing attack as to the ground game. Todd Gurley embodies the postmodern ball carrier as well as anyone. After racking up 2,093 yards and 19 touchdowns from scrimmage last year for the Los Angeles Rams to bounce back from a rough 2016 season, Gurley is again off to a running start with 220 total yards and four touchdowns in his first two games.

Vontae Davis and the Magic of Quitting Early

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

My favorite story of the NFL season thus far? Easy: the player who retired from the Buffalo Bills…at halftime. The player is Vontae Davis, a 30-year-old cornerback who played 10 seasons…well, nine seasons and one half of one game before

Not overlooking Bills key for Vikings

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The biggest obstacle facing the Minnesota Vikings this week may be mental. The Vikings have to shake off the effect of a tie that felt like a loss after kicker Daniel Carlson missed a pair of field goals in overtime in the 29-29 stalemate against bitter rival Green Bay. Minnesota also has to avoid the temptation of looking past the visiting Buffalo Bills, who arrive in the Twin Cities off lopsided losses to the Baltimore Ravens and Los Angeles Chargers in which they were barely competitive.

Vegas Doesn’t Usually Set Huge Underdogs In Week 3. For The Bills, They’ll Make An Exception.

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

On its face, Sunday’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and Buffalo Bills doesn’t seem like a matchup of particular historical significance. To the Las Vegas oddsmakers, however, this Minnesota-Buffalo tilt is far from ordinary.

Frustrated Vikings out to drill winless Bills

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings are one kick away from being 2-0, but have been aggressive in upgrading their roster after playing to a tie at Green Bay last week. The Vikings host a winless Buffalo Bills (0-2) team searching for answers throughout the lineup after playing from behind for all but 12 minutes of the first two games. The Vikings (1-0-1) signed veteran kicker Dan Bailey on Monday to replace fifth-round draft pick Daniel Carlson, who missed field goals from 48, 49 and 35 yards in the 29-29 tie with the Packers.

Frustrated Vikings out to drill winless Bills

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings are one kick away from being 2-0, but have been aggressive in upgrading their roster after playing to a tie at Green Bay last week. The Vikings host a winless Buffalo Bills (0-2) team searching for answers throughout the lineup after playing from behind for all but 12 minutes of the first two games. The Vikings (1-0-1) signed veteran kicker Dan Bailey on Monday to replace fifth-round draft pick Daniel Carlson, who missed field goals from 48, 49 and 35 yards in the 29-29 tie with the Packers.

Really though? Ex-Bills WR says nothing to do in Buffalo ‘except each other’

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Ex-Bills WR Jordan Matthews, left, told reporters there’s nothing to do in Buffalo, which is why he is now a father. The Buffalo Bills have had a rough year. The dust only recently settled on week 2 of the season and Buffalo has already taken more hits off the field than the Bills seem to deliver on it.

Davis explains abrupt mid-game NFL retirement: ‘Football is not for me’

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Vontae Davis has opened up on his decision to retire from the NFL at half-time of the Buffalo Bills' loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. During an interview with The Undefeated, former cornerback Davis claimed he was unconcerned by the reaction