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By Jay Skurski » Sunday, January 31, 2016

Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor picked a good time to have a bad game. Taylor threw three interceptions Sunday in his first Pro Bowl appearance. That's half as many as he threw all season with the Buffalo Bills. The good news? Nobody cares – including the players. The game of two-hand touch that is the NFL's... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Sunday, January 31, 2016

1. I’ve long been of the belief that NFL teams should draft at least one quarterback every year. That’s how important the position is. Bills General Manager Doug Whaley said last year it’s something the team “would lean heavily to considering every year.” Whaley, however, hasn't picked a quarterback in the two... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Saturday, January 30, 2016

1. It's one thing for the Bills to be down on Robert Woods. It's quite another for them to be so public about it. General Manager Doug Whaley recently even grouped Woods with Marquise Goodwin, Greg Salas, Greg Little and Leonard Hankerson – whose not even under contract for next year. Woods has proven himself the past... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Friday, January 29, 2016

1. The Bills may very well love Carson Wentz, the North Dakota State quarterback who has impressed this week at the Senior Bowl. But I don’t see any way he slips to them at No. 19 overall in the first round. Bills General Manager Doug Whaley has talked about how quarterbacks who might be second-round talents tend to get... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Thursday, January 28, 2016

Back when Wade Phillips was coaching the Dallas Cowboys in the 2007 season, he was preparing to bring his team to Ralph Wilson Stadium to face the Buffalo Bills. As is part of the weekly NFL ritual, Western New York reporters speak with the opposing team's coach on a conference call a few days before the game. When... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Buffalo Bills' trio at the Pro Bowl will be playing for the same side. The league held its fantasy-style draft Wednesday – broadcasting the event on ESPN2 (of course) – and Buffalo Bills teammates Richie Incognito, Eric Wood and Tyrod Taylor were all drafted to the team led by NFL Hall of Famer Jerry... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Senior Bowl week is unofficially the start of draft season. With that in mind, here is a roundup of the latest mock drafts put together by select members of the local and national media. As the draft gets closer, we'll add more to the list – starting with the newest ones first – from both traditional media outlets... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Tuesday, January 26, 2016

1. Maybe, when nobody’s looking, Richie Incognito is still the same. Maybe he didn’t learn a thing from his time in Miami. Maybe those terrible text messages he sent to former teammate Jonathan Martin are a window into the soul of a hateful person. Or, maybe, Incognito’s story is one of redemption. Truthfully, I... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, January 25, 2016

It looks like Tyrod Taylor and Eric Wood will have another one of their teammates joining them in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl. Wood tweeted his congratulations to left guard Richie Incognito on Monday night, seemingly for being named to the lineup for Sunday's game. NFL Network's Jeff Darlington tweeted that... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, January 25, 2016

Doug Whaley has made it clear the Buffalo Bills' top priority in the 2016 offseason is to keep the left side of his team's offensive line together. The price to make sure tackle Cordy Glenn and guard Richie Incognito don't go anywhere, though, will be high. In separate rankings of the top 20 available pending... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, January 25, 2016

The Buffalo Bills will be represented in the Pro Bowl after all. The team announced Monday that center Eric Wood and quarterback Tyrod Taylor have been named to the game's lineup, replacing players from the Carolina Panthers who are not eligible for the game after advancing to the Super Bowl on Sunday. Wood replaces... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, January 25, 2016

1. Watching Cam Newton carve up the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday to reach the Super Bowl likely left some Buffalo Bills fans wondering “what if?” Rewind to the 2011 NFL Draft, when the Carolina Panthers selected Newton with the No. 1 overall pick. Remember that Andrew Luck was eligible for that draft, but elected to... Read More

By Tim Graham » Friday, January 22, 2016

With future Hall of Fame passers Tom Brady and Peyton Manning renewing their epic rivalry Sunday for the AFC title, here are my top five quarterback rivalries in NFL history. Not every great quarterback had an obviously notable nemesis. And while some quarterbacks might be known for more multiple rivalries (e.g. Terry... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Buffalo Bills' only Pro Bowler will not participate in the game. Running back LeSean McCoy was replaced on the roster by New York Jets running back Chris Ivory. McCoy suffered a knee injury during a Dec. 20 loss to the Washington Redskins. That kept him out of the team's final two games and is not sufficiently... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Thursday, January 21, 2016

Now that Kathryn Smith has made history as the first full-time assistant coach in the NFL, it's a good time to explain what her role will be with the Buffalo Bills. Smith’s title – quality control-special teams – is a bit nebulous, as was head coach Rex Ryan’s statement announcing her hiring. “Kathryn has been... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The divisional round of the NFL postseason featured three players from Western New York, a University at Buffalo graduate and 10 former Buffalo Bills. Here is look how each of those players did: Western New Yorkers • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski: The Amherst native made seven catches for 83 yards and two... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mock draft season doesn't officially get started until ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. puts out his first effort. That came Thursday, with Kiper forecasting the Bills will select Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen with the 19th overall pick in the first round of April's NFL Draft. Of course, for that to happen, Allen will... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Wednesday, January 13, 2016

There are plenty of local angles to this weekend's divisional round of the NFL postseason. Three players from Western New York, one University at Buffalo product and 10 former Buffalo Bills are part of the eight teams still alive. Here is a rundown of those players, along with a  look at what they did in the... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Wednesday, January 13, 2016

1. The additions of Greg Little and Jarrett Boykin on Tuesday continues a trend of what the Bills are looking for at wide receiver. Both Little and Boykin are 6-foot-2. Leonard Hankerson, who was claimed before the regular-season finale and is set to become an unrestricted free agent, is 6-1. Dez Lewis, promoted from the... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Monday, January 11, 2016

It follows logically that there was some good and some bad following an 8-8 season for the Buffalo Bills. There were pleasant surprises and big disappointments. With that in mind, here is our final look at whose stock is rising and whose is falling following the 2015 season. Three Up • Ronald Darby: Injuries... Read More

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