Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’

Reports: Bills extend DE Hughes through 2021

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

The Buffalo Bills agreed to a contract extension with defensive end Jerry Hughes, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday, putting him under contract through 2021. According to ESPN, Hughes' extension is worth up to $23 million with $19.5 million guaranteed. Hughes, who turns 31 in August, was set to make $7.5 million in 2019, the final year of a five-year, $45 million extension signed in March of 2015.

Bills TE Kroft breaks foot on first day of OTAs

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Buffalo Bills tight end Tyler Kroft suffered a broken right foot Monday on the first day of offseason training activities and will require surgery. Head coach Sean McDermott confirmed the injury Tuesday. Kroft, 26, was expected to start for Buffalo this season after signing a three-year, $18.75 million contract in March.

Devils end partnership with NWHL Metropolitan Riveters

Friday, May 17th, 2019

There's been another development on the roller coaster that is women's hockey as of late. The New Jersey Devils are dissolving their relationship with the Metropolitan Riveters of the NWHL, just over a week after the Pegula family relinquished control of the Buffalo Beauts back to the league. Money and financial assistance are essential parts of each of these relationships, but not the only aspect that will be void in the upcoming season.

Buffalo super-fan Ezra Castro, aka ‘Pancho Billa,’ dies after cancer battle

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

There are not too many NFL franchises that have a closer bond between the team and its fans than the Buffalo Bills, and the Bills Mafia lost one of its biggest supporters Tuesday morning. Ezra Castro, aka “Pancho Billa,” died at the age of 39 after a long fight with stage-4 pancreatic cancer. He became a source of inspiration for Bills fans during his battle and was a fan of the team — and a big piece of it — until his final moments.

Former first-round pick Manuel retires

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Former first-round draft pick EJ Manuel has retired from the NFL. The Buffalo Bills chose Manuel with the No. 16 overall selection in the 2013 draft out of Florida State, but he failed to keep the starting quarterback spot. In four seasons with Buffalo, he appeared in 28 games (17 starts) and had a 6-11 record.

Will Josh Allen finish as a QB1 in 12-team fantasy leagues?

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Yahoo Sports Brad Evans looks at a pressing fantasy question for the Buffalo Bills: Will Josh Allen be a QB1 next season?

Bills give 26-year-old rookie Williams 2nd chance in NFL

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Receiver Duke Williams doesn't blink an eye when reminded he's participating in the Buffalo Bills' rookie camp three days short of his 27th birthday. ''I feel like I'm 21,'' Williams said, breaking into a wide grin Friday after spending the session with players six and seven years younger. Williams, whose first name is D'haquille, is in Buffalo attempting to make up for lost time in what could be his final shot to make an NFL roster.

Bills backup QB Anderson retires

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Backup quarterback Derek Anderson, who signed with the Buffalo Bills last October, has decided to retire from the NFL, the team announced Thursday. "Derek let me know a few weeks back that he wasn't sure if he could be committed (for the season) and wanted to still think about it," Bills general manager Brandon Beane said in a statement. Anderson, 36, a sixth-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in 2005 who began his NFL career with the Cleveland Browns in 2006, appeared in 78 career games, completing 909 of 1,674 passes for 10,878 yards with 60 touchdowns and 64 interceptions.

NFL Rumors: Ben Watson meets with Patriots, considering three other teams

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

NFL Rumors: Ben Watson meets with Patriots, considering three other teams originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com It turns out Ben Watson was serious about ending his brief retirement. The veteran tight end is meeting with the New England Patriots on Thursday as he plots an NFL comeback, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday. Watson also is considering the Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers, per Schefter.

Reports: Seahawks agree with DE Ansah

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks agreed to a one-year deal with free agent defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday evening. Ansah is expected to fly to Seattle on Thursday to sign, according to ESPN. NFL Network reported earlier Wednesday that Seattle was the front-runner to sign Ansah, adding that no agreement had been finalized and the Buffalo Bills remained interested.