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Vic Carucci’s X's and O's: What led to EJ Manuel’s benching

By » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The idea here is not to pile on. The decision has been made: EJ Manuel is out as the Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback, Kyle Orton is in. But in case there might be lingering questions as to why coach Doug Marrone decided to make the move less than 24 hours... Read more »

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By Vic Carucci » 11:30 AM

Kyle Orton will take his first practice snaps as the Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback today, and we will be bringing you full coverage of the... Read More

12:16 AM

[bn_ndn id=27262067] Jay Glazer of Fox Sports breaks down the Buffalo Bills' move to replace EJ Manuel with Kyle Orton heading into this Sunday's... Read More

By Tim Graham » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

TORONTO -- Trent Dilfer wholeheartedly endorses the Buffalo Bills' move to bench EJ Manuel. A significant reason is because Dilfer wholeheartedly... Read More

By Jerry Zremski » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday didn’t exactly sack the National Football League’s policy of blacking... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone dropped a bombshell Monday afternoon, announcing he is benching starting quarterback EJ Manuel in favor of veteran... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Our weekly rundown on the Press Coverage blog at BN Blitz of the players from Western New York (along with the University at Buffalo) currently in... Read More

By Jerry Zremski » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission this morning voted to eliminate its sports blackout rules, putting pressure on the National... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

I miss Shannon Sharpe on CBS’ “NFL Today.” And because his superstar QB blandness made him such a perfect foil for Sharpe,... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, September 29, 2014

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson said he’s standing behind any decision made by coach Doug Marrone – including Monday’s call... Read More

By Tim Graham » Monday, September 29, 2014

The Buffalo Bills announced today Kyle Orton will be their quarterback Sunday against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Orton will be the Bills'... Read More

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Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida.