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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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By Jay Skurski » 2:07 PM

The Buffalo Bills added some depth at outside linebacker Tuesday, acquiring Lerentee McCray in a trade with the Green Bay Packers. The deal is conditional on McCray passing a physical. In exchange, the Bills will send an undisclosed 2018 draft pick to Green Bay. McCray, 26, is a 6-foot-3, 249-pounder who entered the... Read More

By Jay Skurski » 12:30 PM

The Buffalo Bills took it right to the deadline Tuesday before making their first wave of cuts. The team practiced late Tuesday morning with a full 90-player roster, with coach Rex Ryan explaining why in only the way he can. "I guess we'll use guys as cannon fodder, if you will," Ryan said. "But that's not really the... Read More

By Jay Skurski » 8:08 AM

Back in the middle of July, published a preview of the Buffalo Bills' training camp that included a projected record of 9-7 this season. At the time, we agreed. But a lot has happened since that time. Marcell Dareus has checked himself into rehab and been slapped with a four-game suspension, Karlos Williams... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, August 29, 2016

Just one meaningless exhibition game is all that stands in the way of the Buffalo Bills and the regular season. A pair of season-ending injuries suffered Friday against Washington have led to the biggest changes in The Buffalo News' 53-man roster projection. Coach Rex Ryan also left open the possibility of adding... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Sunday, August 28, 2016

Left tackle Cordy Glenn returned to practice Sunday for the Buffalo Bills, participating in individual drills. Coach Rex Ryan said Glenn is not expected to play in Thursday's preseason finale against the Detroit Lions, but his participation Sunday is a good sign for his availability for the Sept. 11 season opener at... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Thursday, August 25, 2016

Don’t blink, or you might miss Sammy Watkins in the preseason. The Buffalo Bills’ star receiver is expected to make his 2016 debut Friday night against Washington, but shouldn’t see much time at FedExField. “He probably won’t be in there a whole lot, but he is scheduled to play,” coach Rex Ryan said... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

PITTSFORD – Another summer has come and gone for the Buffalo Bills at St. John Fisher College. The team wrapped up its 17th training camp in suburban Rochester with a Tuesday morning practice. One final walk-thru is all that's left Wednesday before the team heads back to its Orchard Park facilities. The most prominent... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

PITTSFORD – Marquise Goodwin almost made it through training camp without getting hurt. Almost, but not quite. The Buffalo Bills' receiver is in concussion protocol, coach Rex Ryan said, after he hit his head on the ground trying to make a catch during a red-zone drill near the end of the team's final practice of... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The public portion of the Bills' annual stop in suburban Rochester is now over. The team held its final practice of the season for fans Monday night. It will hold one final practice at 10 a.m. Tuesday before packing up at St. John Fisher College and heading west down the Thruway back to One Bills Drive. That session... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, August 22, 2016

The Buffalo Bills' time in Pittsford is just about finished. The team will hold one final practice that is open to the public at 6 p.m. Monday, then have a closed workout Tuesday before breaking camp Wednesday and returning to One Bills Drive in Orchard Park. As usual, it was a packed week of news – with the most... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Sunday, August 21, 2016

The Buffalo Bills are now half way through their 2016 preseason schedule. The team has just one practice remaining at St. John Fisher College that is open to the public – Monday at 6 p.m. They will hold another closed practice Tuesday before breaking camp and returning to their Orchard Park home on Wednesday. One... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Buffalo Bills packed a month's worth of drama into a couple hours Saturday afternoon. Releasing second-year running back Karlos Williams was followed up by the blockbuster news that defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will enter a rehabilitation facility and be away from the team for an undetermined amount of... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Saturday, August 20, 2016

At least on the field, the Buffalo Bills had a pretty good Saturday. Of course, their 21-0 win over the New York Giants will soon be forgotten (quick, without looking it up, who won last week in the preseason opener?). The news that occurred off the field before the game was far more noteworthy, and will potentially... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Buffalo Bills continue to play it safe with star receiver Sammy Watkins. The team has elected to keep Watkins on the sidelines for Saturday's second preseason game against the New York Giants at New Era Field. Watkins has returned to practice as he recovers from a broken foot suffered in the offseason, but the team... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Saturday, August 20, 2016

There were plenty of red flags surrounding Karlos Williams coming out of Florida State. Accusations of domestic violence and alleged involvement in a drug deal gone bad that ended in armed robbery did not dissuade the Buffalo Bills from using a fifth-round draft pick on him, however. As a rookie, it looked like the... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Saturday, August 20, 2016

New Era Field will host its first football game Saturday when the Buffalo Bills welcome the New York Giants to the former Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Bills can only hope the stadium's new name is more than just symbolic. Suspension and injury news dominated the headlines this week – not exactly a change from the status... Read More

By Tim Graham » Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Manny Lawson was arrested in 2014 for disorderly conduct/domestic violence in Scottsdale, Ariz., public records show. Lawson on Wednesday had denied a Buffalo News report he was facing a possible one-game suspension. A third source came forward Wednesday to confirm what two sources... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, August 16, 2016

PITTSFORD – Rex Ryan cautioned that he's "not going to say that anybody’s won anything yet" when it comes to the race to be the Buffalo Bills' No. 3 wide receiver. But things are starting to come into clearer focus, and it's looking more and more like Marquise Goodwin will have a great chance to earn meaningful... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Buffalo Bills got defensive end Manny Lawson back Tuesday. But they might have to prepare to be without him again. Lawson has been the subject of an NFL investigation into an alleged domestic incident, The Buffalo News has confirmed with two separate league sources, and faces the possibility of a one-game league... Read More

By Jay Skurski , Tim Graham » Tuesday, August 16, 2016

PITTSFORD – Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. It is the second suspension of Dareus' six-year NFL career, following a one-game ban that was served in the 2015 season opener, and clearly did not... Read More

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