Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’

Bills DE Hughes undergoes groin surgery

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes had surgery to repair a groin injury. It was the second offseason procedure for Hughes, who had wrist surgery on Jan. 20. Hughes, 31, has spent seven seasons with the Bills, following three with the Indianapolis Colts.

Josh Allen backs NFL convert Christian Wade to make Bills roster

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is confident NFL convert Christian Wade can make the Buffalo Bills' active roster next season. Wade left rugby union side Wasps to pursue a career in the NFL and the former wing - a one-cap England international - was allocated a spot with the Bills as part of last year's International Player Pathway programme. Wade spent the 2019 NFL campaign with the Bills but was not promoted to the active roster - meaning he is still yet to appear in a regular-season game - but Allen feels that could change next season if his ascent continues.

AP Source: Greg Olsen agrees to 1-year deal with Seahawks

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

A person familiar with the situation says three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen has agreed to a one-year, $7 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal has not been announced by the team. Olsen was released by the Panthers earlier this month after nine seasons with the team amid a rebuilding process under first-year coach Matt Rhule.

Steelers hire Hilliard as WRs coach

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

The Pittsburgh Steelers hired Ike Hilliard as their wide receivers coach, the team announced Tuesday. Hilliard, 43, has spent the past six seasons in his second stint with the Washington Redskins (2014-19). Hilliard recorded 546 receptions for 6,397 yards and 35 touchdowns in 161 games over 12 seasons with the New York Giants (1997-2004) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2005-08).

Sanjay Lal joining Seahawks coaching staff

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Former Dallas Cowboys wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal is joining the coaching staff of the Seattle Seahawks, a source confirmed to PFT. The move was first reported by Michael-Shawn Dugar of TheAthletic.com. The exact position Lal will hold with the Seahawks has yet to be finalized but he will work with the offensive coaching staff.

Report: Bills restructure DT Lotulelei’s contract

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Buffalo Bills and defensive tackle Star Lotulelei agreed to a restructured contract, according to an ESPN report on Tuesday. Per the report, Lotulelei's base salary will drop from $6.25 million to $4.5 million in 2020, but the figure is now fully guaranteed. Additionally, $2.5 million of his $6.5 million base salary in 2021 has been guaranteed for injury.

Brazier eyes NFL future — after Olympics

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Not satisfied with being an 800m world champion, Donavan Brazier is looking at life beyond the track - perhaps even the NFL. In the short term, Brazier, who set an American record while grabbing the 800m gold at last year's world championships in Doha, has only one objective - to grab gold at the Tokyo Olympics later this year. "When I'm in practice and I'm going through a lot of pain and training, I start thinking about anything else I'm good at so that I don't have to do track," Brazier told reporters on Friday ahead of the NYRR Millrose Games.

Athletics-Brazier eyes NFL future — after Olympics

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Not satisfied with being an 800m world champion, Donavan Brazier is looking at life beyond the track - perhaps even the NFL. In the short term, Brazier, who set an American record while grabbing the 800m gold at last year's world championships in Doha, has only one objective - to grab gold at the Tokyo Olympics later this year. "When I'm in practice and I'm going through a lot of pain and training, I start thinking about anything else I'm good at so that I don't have to do track," Brazier told reporters on Friday ahead of the NYRR Millrose Games.

NFL’s Best Lace It Up with Wounded Warriors

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Their size, speed, and Pro Bowl practice jerseys made it easy to differentiate the NFL stars from the injured veterans in a flag football game in Orlando recently. "I'm getting more out of it than they are," Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden said with a smile during a break in the game. This year marked the third consecutive year the NFL has brought together the league's best for the annual scrimmage with warriors and their families at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex.

Frank Gore gives Raheem Mostert encouragement after 49ers’ Super Bowl loss

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Frank Gore pulled aside running back Raheem Mostert in the 49ers' locker room to provide some uplifting words after a crushing loss. Gore has been there before. Gore might have just finished his 15th NFL season as a member of the Buffalo Bills, but he is very much still a member of the 49ers -- the organization for which he played his first 10 NFL seasons.