Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’

Bills trade up 5 spots to draft QB Josh Allen with 7th pick

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

The Buffalo Bills are pinning their future on Josh Allen, while maintaining their faith in the Wyoming quarterback even after a last-minute controversy erupted over a series of racially insensitive tweets he posted while still in high school. Overseeing his first draft in Buffalo, general manager Brandon Beane moved up five spots in the order by making a trade with Tampa Bay to select Allen seventh overall on Thursday night. Tampa Bay acquired the Bills No. 12 pick and Buffalo's two second-round selections this year: 53rd and 56th.

2018 NFL draft: Bills trade with Tampa Bay, moving up to No. 7 to take QB Josh Allen

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

It’s likely been a tumultuous 24 hours or so for Josh Allen, after tweets the quarterback sent as a high schooler in which he used a racial slur were dug up and highlighted on Wednesday night, but it likely all disappeared after his phone began ringing around 8:45 p.m. ET on Thursday. 53 and 56, as well as their original first-round spot to Tampa Bay to make the move. Allen is best known for his huge arm, but there have been consistent questions about his accuracy – he completed just 56 percent of his passes as Wyoming’s starter the last two seasons.

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Todd McShay’s picks for 1-32

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

The 2018 NFL draft is finally here. I've had so many mock drafts I've lost count, but below is my final projection of what all 32 teams will do Thursday night. Remember, this is what I'm? hearing teams will do, not what I would do if I were the GM. And yes, I'm making a trade this year -- two, in fact. They are both denoted by an asterisk. Here is my final mock draft for 2018: Top 300 prospects | Top needs for all 32 teams | Ultimate preview 1. Cleveland Browns Sam Darnold, QB, USC I've had Darnold here in every mock I've done, dating back to my Way-Too-Early mock in May 2017, so why waver now? In my opinion, he's the best QB in this draft. We'll find out if John Dorsey agrees tonight. 2. New

NFL Draft 2018: Dates, Pick Order, TV and Live Stream Info

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

After months of predictions and hundreds of mock drafts, the wait for the NFL Draft is finally over, with one of the most important events of the gridiron calendar getting underway on Thursday. Over 250 players have declared themselves eligible for the

How NFL Teams Build Their Mock Drafts

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

A few weeks ago we took you behind the curtain to see how NFL teams mock the draft to figure out who could and could not be available when their pick comes. Take, for example, the Buffalo Bills. The Bills have a second-year general manager in Brandon Beane, but this will be his first draft in Buffalo.

NFL Draft 2018: Chewbacca, Olympic curlers, parrot will make Day 3 picks

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The gold medal-winning men’s curling team will make the Vikings’ Day 3 NFL Draft pick, which is pretty much perfect. By the time we hit Day 3 of the NFL Draft, the big names are long gone. • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have an actual parrot deliver the pick to an announcer at the pirate ship in Raymond James Stadium.

Buffalo Bills draft capsule

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

12, 22 BUFFALO BILLS (9-8) LAST SEASON: Front-office and major roster overhauls didn't deter Bills from exceeding extremely low expectations in making playoffs and ending 17-year postseason drought, longest in North America's four major professional sports

The Way Everybody Measures NFL Schedule Strength? It’s Wrong.

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Evaluating the 2018 NFL schedule with 2017's win-loss results can be misleading.

How real is Baker Mayfield to Jets? Separating smokescreen from fact

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

With the NFL draft a week away, we have either come upon the worst-kept secret in this year’s selection process, or the best smokescreen/agent propaganda we’ve seen in a while. The four agreed on only one player/team combination in the top five: Mayfield and the Jets. The Jets have an affinity for Mayfield and it has become a terribly kept secret.

Fred Jackson cherishes chance to retire with Buffalo Bills

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Fred Jackson was so strapped for cash while playing professional football in Germany, he and his wife had to rely on their poker winnings to afford going out for fancy dinners. ''I was broke,'' the former Buffalo Bills running back said, laughing while reflecting back to his 2006 season with the now-defunct NFL Europa Rhein Fire. The formality brought closure to a nine-season NFL playing career Jackson built on both a powerful running style and sheer perseverance.