Archive for the ‘Buffalo Bills’ Category

Simpson calls Kaepernick kneel protest ‘mistake’

Friday, March 16th, 2018

O.J. Simpson, the former NFL star infamously acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend, says Colin Kaepernick's US anthem kneeling protest was a mistake. In his first major interview for 10 years with questions limited to his NFL career, 70-year-old Simpson told the Buffalo News that he worries about the impact of the degenerative brain disease CTE from years of head injuries. Simpson was an NFL legend, the first player to run for more than 2,000 yards in a season and the only one to do it when each team played only 14 games per campaign.

O.J. Simpson holds forth on Trump, anthem protests

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Simpson agreed to an interview with the Buffalo News, the home paper of Simpson’s onetime NFL team, with the condition that it would focus on football and not, as Simpson called it, “all that L.A. crap” — the way Simpson dismisses the entire cavalcade that surrounded the murder of his ex-wife and a friend, including two trials that captivated the nation in the mid-1990s. On Donald Trump: “The one thing I can say about The Donald is The Donald is fun,” Simpson said, speaking of the possibility that Trump could have bought the Buffalo Bills.

Browns’ Hue Jackson: Tyrod Taylor is our starting quarterback

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The Cleveland Browns may still take a quarterback in next month’s draft, but according to coach Hue Jackson, the Browns already have their starting quarterback for 2018. During an event to introduce the team’s newest players, Jackson made it clear that Tyrod Taylor, whom the team acquired for a third-round draft pick in a trade with the Buffalo Bills last Friday, is the Browns’ quarterback.

Bills agree to 2-year deal with former Bengals QB AJ McCarron

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

After watching most of the free-agent quarterback market fall into place, AJ McCarron has found his landing spot. The Buffalo Bills announced on Wednesday that they have reached a two-year deal with the former Cincinnati Bengals backup. McCarron is one of the last dominoes to fall in an active quarterback market that has seen Kirk Cousins (Vikings), Case Keenum (Broncos), Sam Bradford (Cardinals), Teddy Bridgewater (Jets) and Mike Glennon (Cardinals) all change teams while Drew Brees (Saints) and Josh McCown (Jets) re-upped.

AP Sources: Chiefs agree to deals with Watkins, Hitchens

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to deals with wide receiver Sammy Watkins and middle linebacker Anthony Hitchens, filling two of their most glaring needs on the eve of free agency. The 24-year-old Watkins intends to sign a $48 million, three-year contract with $30 million in guarantees, while the 25-year-old Hitchens agreed to a five-year deal, two people familiar with their decisions told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the contracts, along with several other moves made by Kansas City, cannot become official until the start of the free agency Wednesday afternoon.

Jaguars LB Posluszny retires after 11 seasons

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny announced his retirement after 11 seasons in the NFL. Posluszny entered the NFL with the Buffalo Bills and spent the past seven seasons with the Jaguars, including five seasons as the team's leading tackler and captain. "With much sadness but no regrets, I realize that I am no longer able to adhere to the unwavering standard of excellent that professional football demands," Posluszny wrote in a farewell letter posted by the Jaguars to social media.

Report: QB Case Keenum leaving Vikings to sign with Broncos

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The Denver Broncos have apparently worked out their quarterback situation ahead of the official start of free agency. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Case Keenum is leaving the Minnesota Vikings and intends to sign with the Broncos on Wednesday. When free agency opens Wednesday, former Vikings’ QB Case Keenum intends to sign with the Denver Broncos, sources tell ESPN.

Bills swap 1st-round picks and trade tackle Glenn to Bengals

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The Buffalo Bills put themselves in a better position to fill a big need at quarterback in the draft. The Cincinnati Bengals added much-needed protection for their own franchise quarterback, Andy Dalton. The Bills moved up nine spots in the draft by swapping first-round picks with the Bengals, who also acquired high-priced left tackle Cordy Glenn in a trade Monday, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

Reports: Bills move up to No. 12 pick, deal T Cordy Glenn to Bengals, apparently eyeing QB

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The Buffalo Bills’ wheeling and dealing offseason continued on Monday, as they reportedly made a big move up the draft board by trading left tackle Cordy Glenn to the Cincinnati Bengals. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Bills sent Glenn along with the 21st pick in the first round to Cincinnati in exchange for the 12th pick in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft.

Monday morning one-liners

Monday, March 12th, 2018

No, the Buffalo Bills are not going to the NCAA Tournament. Who will the Dolphins be talking to on Monday? Five free agents who could be on the Patriots’ radar. What’s the downside to the Jets being flush with cap space? Assessing the idea of the