Frostproof hosts Travis Henry Day [1:11 PM]
NewsZap.com reports: 'The event will consist of meet and greet, music, food, raffles and auction items (autographed items by Travis and other NFL players). Proceeds from the event will benefit the Hilltop First Baptist Church and Frostproof High School Athletic Fund.'
Bills and Browns renew training camp scrimmages [8:54 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The first day will feature both teams working out against each other in two practices, followed by a scrimmage the next day.'
Drugs aren't Thomas' main worry [8:54 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Perhaps the most troubling detail to emerge from Thomas' arrest on misdemeanor drug possession, strangely enough, was not the drugs. It's that police found him drunk at 2 a.m., hours before he was scheduled to tee off in Cornelius Bennett's celebrity golf tournament. Excessive drinking doesn't warrant criminal charges, but it's a felony in the life of an alcoholic who devoted his recovery to helping others.'
Browns vs. Bills at Fisher [5:20 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'While more NFL teams are electing to conduct training camp at their regular-season facilities, Mularkey still favors getting away to train, and he fully understands how important Rochester is to the Bills marketing effort. ”A lot of people win in this situation,” he said.'
Cleveland To Meet The Bills At St.John Fisher [5:19 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'This marks the third consecutive year that the teams have met during training camp.'
Browns Coming To Fisher [8:37 PM]
WOKR-TV reports: 'This marks the third consecutive year that the teams have met during training camp and the second time that the event has taken place at St. John Fisher.'
Bills will scrimmage Browns [8:12 PM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Ticket information and practice times will be released at a later date.'
Bills to host Browns in two-day training camp session [8:11 PM]
AP reports: 'This will be the Browns' second visit to St. John Fisher, after the Bills traveled to Cleveland last year. The two teams also held a similar two-day session at Edinboro, Pa., in 2001.'
Bills To Host Browns At Training Camp [4:39 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'The two teams will practice against each other twice on Friday, August 6 and will hold a full scrimmage on Saturday, August 7th at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY.'
Bills To Host Flag Football Tournament [11:22 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Championship winning teams in each division will participate in an on-field pre-game award ceremony prior to a Bills home game during the 2004 regular season.'
Introducing… J.P. Losman [11:21 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals?
JPL: None, still searching for one that works.'
Ralph's Wall needs to add coach Saban [8:51 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Wilson feels loyalty should be a criterion for the honor. It's a spiteful and small-minded position. Saban deserves to be there because he accomplished great things in two terms as Buffalo's coach.'
Ex-Bills star Thomas faces pot charge [5:19 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Thomas, 37, was charged with second-degree possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor reserved for people who have the drug for personal use.'
Riddle bound for arena league [5:18 AM]
Meriden Record Journal reports: 'Riddle, a former Platt and Syracuse star, has a June 7 workout with the Bills, according to his agent, Meriden native Joe Dinda.'
Police say guests saw Thomas with drugs [5:17 AM]
Mobile Register reports: 'Two guests, who police did not identify, saw Thomas with drugs and notified uniformed police officers on security detail at the hotel, according to a news release issued by Fairhope police Monday. The officers then contacted Thomas on the patio of a hotel room, where he had a partially smoked marijuana cigarette, according to the report.'
Patience in the pocket [5:16 AM]
CNN/SI reports: Assuming Bledsoe's gone after this year, the Bills will have traded three first-round picks and a second-rounder in an effort to find Jim Kelly's long-term heir.
NFL Star Arrested at Grand Hotel [9:32 PM]
WNTM-AM reports: 'Police say he had one partially smoked marijuana cigarette, and was drunk.'
2004 Buffalobills.com Fan Memory Contest [3:33 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Interested fans are asked to submit a brief essay (700 words or less) recounting their favorite Eric Moulds moment. It could be a last second touchdown catch, a ballet-like tiptoe along the sideline, or a powerful stiff arm that eliminated the last would-be tackler on the way to the end zone. It could also be an experience you had out in the community meeting the Bills' longest current tenured player.'
Former Bills RB Thomas arrested on drug possession [1:21 PM]
The Sports Network reports: 'Fairhope police said Monday that Thomas, who was in town for a charity golf tournament, was arrested at a hotel with a marijuana cigarette in his hand.'
Former Bills star arrested on drug misdemeanor [1:16 PM]
AP reports: 'Thomas was charged with second-degree possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor indicating the drug is for personal use. He was booked and released in time to play golf Saturday morning.'
Thurman Thomas Arrested At Bennett's Golf Tournament [11:07 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Thomas was released and then played in Cornelius Bennett's golf tournament.'
Graduating to the NFL [8:59 AM]
BadgerNation.com reports: 'Buffalo Bills wide receiver Lee Evans is another draftee who excelled academically. In 2002 as a medical redshirt, Evans was recovering from a leg injury after a standout 2001 junior season at Wisconsin. He decided not to enter the NFL early. He continued on to earn his degree in financial management with a computer science minor. The proud owner of a 3.3 GPA was selected No. 13 overall in the ‘04 Draft. “For those two more years I stayed in school, I learned a lot of lessons, on and off the field,” says Evans. “I got a great education. Back in 2002, was I ready for the NFL? No. My maturity level wasn’t there yet. But it‚s there now.”'
Former NFL star arrested [5:20 AM]
Mobile Register reports: 'He had in his possession one partially smoked marijuana cigarette, according to the report.'
Former NFL star Thurman Thomas arrested on drug charges [5:19 AM]
AP reports: 'Former NFL running back Thurman Thomas was arrested over the weekend and charged with marijuana possession, according to a police report.'
Hall of Famer arrested in Fairhope [5:18 AM]
WPMI-TV reports: 'Fairhope police say he was booked into the Fairhope jail and released at about four Saturday morning. He spoke with NBC15 about his arrest. Thomas says it is all a misunderstanding. "You know, I'm a good guy. I took the fall for some other people and that's, that's just what happens, you know. I'm, sometimes, you know, you be such a nice of a good guy, you take the fall for some people that might put you in a bad situation."'
Inside slant [5:17 AM]
CBS Sportsline reports: '"You ask the vets ... 'If we can get another chance to be together and talk about the system, it would be another chance to help us win,'" said Mularkey. "But it's not just (the rookie camp weekend). We've had 50-plus players a day in here working out. Their commitment has been very impressive since the first day we've been here."'
Strategy and personnel [5:16 AM]
CBS Sportsline reports: 'While outsiders think Henry is fast becoming expendable with 2003 first-round pick Willis McGahee ready to take the field in contact drills after recovering from major knee surgery, the Bills feel just the opposite.'
Notes, quotes, anecdotes [5:15 AM]
CBS Sportsline reports: 'QB J.P. Losman turned heads in Bills rookie camp with his quick release, strong arm and mobility. Twice he hit fellow No. 1 pick Lee Evans on deep passes, giving a glimpse into Buffalo's future. Wearing No. 7, he also looked like a bigger, stronger version of Doug Flutie. "He throws a good ball and has a good strong arm. He looks like a fairly mobile guy," veteran Drew Bledsoe commented. "He's definitely a solid player. It'll be interesting to watch him develop and hopefully in a few years down the road when I ride off into the sunset I can look back and watch the progress he's made with us working together."'
Bills Team Report [5:14 AM]
The Sporting News reports: 'More is needed from Ryan Denney, who had good moments last year but contributed little in several games. He has the size and strength to shed run blocks but lacks the athleticism to be more than an average pass rusher.'
Introducing… Tim Anderson [5:13 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Q: Favorite vacation spot?
TA: I've never been on vacation.'
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