Archive for the ‘Buffalo Bills’ Category

LeSean McCoy ready after turbulent season in Buffalo: ‘It’s hard to replace a guy like me’

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

Despite his worst year on record, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is holding his head high entering the 2019 season. McCoy ran for a career-low 514 yards on 161 carries and three touchdowns last year with the Bills, his fourth season with the team. McCoy is entering the final year of his five-year, $40 million deal with the Bills this fall, too, though just more than $2.6 million is guaranteed.

Von Miller says he wants Bruce Smith’s career sack record, but is that possible?

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller is tied for 33rd on the NFL's all-time sack list, behind guys like Jim Jeffcoat and William Fuller. He has a long way to go to get to the top of that list, but that's his goal. Miller told USA Today's Lila Bromberg that his goal is to finish his career as the NFL's all-time sack leader.

Bills reduce their public training camp practices

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

The Bills are cutting down on the number of opportunities for fans to watch them at training camp. This year, the team announced, only eight training camp practices at St. John Fisher College will be open to the public. According to the Buffalo News, that's the fewest since 2000, the first year the Bills began having camp at St. John Fisher.

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox

Friday, June 14th, 2019

The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal. The Bills announced the signing Friday, a day after completing their series of offseason mandatory practices and six weeks before the team reports to training camp in suburban Rochester, New York. Buffalo gave up two fourth-round picks to move up in the draft order to select Knox in the third round.

Bills QB Allen focused on staying upbeat entering 2nd season

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

This is the same person who a few weeks ago said, ''I just want to play football and win football games,'' when asked how much pressure he bore to fill what's been an unsettled position in Buffalo since Hall of Famer Jim Kelly retired 22 years ago. Don't let Allen's aw-shucks, who-me, off-field approach fool you. The just-turned 23-year-old who proudly chugged a can of beer at teammate Micah Hyde's recent charity softball tournament, is no different from the player who paused to trash-talk Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey on the way to celebrating a touchdown during a 24-21 win last season.

Kevin Johnson gets warm welcome in fresh start with Bills

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Cornerback Kevin Johnson required little introduction upon signing with the Buffalo Bills this spring while attempting to put behind his injury-troubled past with Houston Texans. Johnson was already familiar with Bills defensive backs coach John Butler, who held the same role during Johnson's first three seasons in Houston. ''I was like, 'Man, I'm happy you're here because you remind me so much of myself,''' White said, recalling the first conversation he had shortly after Johnson signed a one-year deal with Buffalo in March.

Bills sign defensive tackle LT Walton, tight end Nate Becker

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive tackle L.T. Walton and tight end Nate Becker. The signings were announced Wednesday, and come a little under a week before the team holds a three-day mandatory minicamp. Walton, who goes by the first name Leterrius, spent the past four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he had two sacks working mostly in a backup role in 36 games.

With Canada preseason game official, nomad Raiders will make some NFL history

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The Oakland Raiders confirmed on Wednesday that their August 22 preseason game against the Green Bay Packers will be played at IG Field, the home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The likelihood of the game was first reported last month. Well-traveled Raiders By playing in Canada, the Raiders are going to make a bit of NFL history: they'll be the first team to ever play in three countries in one season.

Did Roger Goodell subtly threaten Bills fans over stadium issue at Jim Kelly’s charity event?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is spending Monday in Western New York, playing in Hall of Famer – and cancer-free legend – Jim Kelly's charity golf tournament. Not surprisingly, Goodell again took the occasion to push for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills, even seemingly subtly threatening the city and fan base. I want the Bills to be successful' Goodell spoke to reporters before teeing off at Kelly's annual event, and was asked about the alleged need for the Bills to play in a new facility.

Report: Pryor joins Jags on one-year deal

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed free-agent wide receiver Terrelle Pryor to a one-year deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The quarterback-turned-wideout worked out for the Jaguars on Wednesday and is expected to report on Sunday. Pryor played for the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets in 2018, catching 16 of his 30 targets for 252 yards and two touchdowns in eight games.