Bills’ Hunter could see role increase with Watkins, Woods injuries [1:49 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: '“Justin’s coming. He’s doing well. I think he’s getting better every week,” Lynn said.'
Rex, McCoy give Friday injury update [1:48 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'Charles Clay (ankle), Jerome Felton (back), Kevon Seymour (shoulder), Cordy Glenn (ankle), and Kyle Williams (neck) were all limited. All are questionable for Sunday.'
Bills Q&A preview: Former Bills Mario, Kiko ready for Buffalo, more [1:47 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'I think the loss of Reshad Jones will be important, not only with actual play but mentally for Miami. Everything had finally started to fall into place and then, 24 hours later, this happens. And the Bills are playing well. It comes down to whether Miami can do anything on run D. I’m thinking Bills 17-13.'
Bills are good, even if they shouldn't be [1:46 AM]
Erie Times News reports: 'A good deal of the credit goes to Ryan and general manager Doug Whaley for a pair of shrewd offseason moves that barely registered at the time.'
Dolphins try to end Bills’ (and Rex Ryan’s) winning streak [1:45 AM]
Miami Herald reports: '“Speed, attitude, swagger,” Dolphins coach Adam Gase said when asked what trademarks of a Ryan-coached team come to mind. “And creative. Every time I’ve been on the other sideline against him, I’ve always come out of the game going, ‘I never thought that was coming.’”'
Mario Williams aims to play better, not seeking revenge against Bills [1:44 AM]
South Florida Sun Sentinel reports: '"The only motivation each and every week that I deal with is simply having the opportunity and the blessing to be out there on Sunday," Williams said.'
Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury [1:43 AM]
AP reports: '"We're confident in the guys that we have behind him but not ruling Shady out at all," Bills head coach Rex Ryan said. "He looked pretty good. So we'll be smart with him, but he looked pretty good."'
Bills RB McCoy (hamstring) game-time decision [1:42 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: '"I just felt all right," McCoy said of his return to practice. "I didn't do a lot of reps today. Just was real limited, just seeing how I feel. We'll see what happens (at Saturday's walk-through)."'
Bills RB LeSean McCoy practices on limited basis; status still unclear [1:41 AM]
ESPN reports: '"I just felt all right," McCoy said of his return to practice Friday. "I didn't do a lot of reps today. Just was real limited, just seeing how I feel. We'll see what happens [at Saturday's walk-through practice]."'
Bills rookie LB Shaq Lawson expected to debut vs. Dolphins [1:40 AM]
ESPN reports: 'The Bills will use Lawson in sub packages on defense. Veteran Lorenzo Alexander, who leads the NFL with eight sacks, will retain his starting role opposite Jerry Hughes.'
Bills activate Lawson to 53-man roster [1:39 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'To make room for Lawson and Garner, the Bills have released tight end Gerald Christian and guard Gabe Ikard.'
McCoy, Felton back on practice field Friday [1:38 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Wide receiver Robert Woods (foot) and defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (hamstring) were not on the field for the start of practice and are listed as DOUBTFUL.'
Bills' McCoy practices Friday; game time decision [1:37 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'McCoy also spoke with reporters after practice and said they were going to see how it felt on Sunday, but that he didn't take many reps during Friday's practice -- perhaps casting a little doubt on his potential availability.'
Shaq Lawson added to active roster; to make NFL debut Sunday [1:36 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Head coach Rex Ryan said at the beginning of the week that they would ‘err on the side of caution’ knowing that Lawson had not taken part in a single team practice after a shoulder injury during rookie minicamp necessitated surgery. The first-round pick would go on to miss the entire offseason, training camp, the preseason and the first six regular season games after he was placed on the PUP list.'
Charles Clay molding into consistent weapon [1:35 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“Any chance you can go out and help your team win is the biggest thing,” Clay said. “These past few weeks being able to contribute and helping the team win is obviously a good feeling.”'
What gives Shady a reason to Billieve [1:34 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“…The excitement of walking into the locker room was just overwhelming,” said survivor and Buffalo native Rosie Ross. “We just didn’t know what to do. I mean, I had chills. I had tears. I had every emotion. It just made you feel so extremely special. I was so happy to see how the Buffalo Bills are so appreciative of us being survivors.”'
LeSean McCoy a game time decision for Sunday [1:33 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“He looked pretty good. We’ll be smart with him, but he looked pretty good,” said head coach Rex Ryan. “We’ll see how it goes. But again we’re confident in the guys that we have behind him. But not ruling Shady out at all.”'
Scouting Report - Week 7 - Bills-Dolphins [1:32 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Buffalo has been consistent in applying pressure up front. They rank second in the league in sacks and second in sack percentage. Miami has given up 17 sacks this season on 188 pass plays, the second worst percentage in the NFL.'
Bills Today: O-line continuity key to Bills run game [1:31 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“That was something we talked about in the offseason when it came time to signing Cordy(Glenn) and Richie(Incognito),” Lynn said. “And our personnel department did a hell of a job of getting those guys back and I think it’s paying off.”'
Bills' trip to Miami gives Miller chance to honor his late mother [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“You can’t go and see her. You can’t hear her voice. … but this weekend, I can spend a couple moments with her, talk with her,” he said.'
Report: LeSean McCoy will miss Dolphins game with hamstring injury [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Since the switch to Anthony Lynn at offensive coordinator after Week Two, Gillislee has rushed 17 times for 116 yards a touchdown. That's good for 6.8 yards per attempt, which would be leading the league if he had enough rushes to qualify. Even without his 44-yard touchdown last week against the 49ers, Gillislee would still be averaging 4.5 yards a pop, well above the league average of 4.1.'
Shaq Lawson expected to make NFL debut Sunday vs. Dolphins [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"There’s a reason we took him in the first round and he’s showing that on the practice field."'
Bills WR Robert Woods says X-rays were negative, but still in walking boot; Dareus 'working his [1:56 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'If Woods can't go Sunday, the Bills receivers in Miami would be Marquise Goodwin, Justin Hunter, Walt Powell and Brandon Tate. Running back Reggie Bush could also be used as a slot receiver.'
Rex Ryan offers glowing review of Reggie Ragland: 'He’s living in the coaches’ offi [1:55 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"Probably the first week and a half, two weeks [after surgery] was the worst I felt in my life," Ragland said in the video. "I worked my whole life to get here, sacrificed so much, and then for that to happen? I wish I get the chance next year to become Rookie of the Year. That was my main goal this year. I felt like I was gonna do it, too."'
Transcripts of Bills coaches Rex Ryan, Anthony Lynn and Dennis Thurman [1:54 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'These guys did not participate in practice: Marcell (Dareus) with a hamstring, (Seantrel) Henderson back, Shady (LeSean McCoy) with a hamstring, (Robert) Woods foot, (Jerome) Felton back. All these guys were limited: (Charles) Clay ankle, (Lerentee) McCray knee, (Kevon) Seymour shoulder, (Patrick) Lewis knee, (Cordy) Glenn ankle, Kyle Williams neck. Guys who were full today: Corey White shoulder and (Cyrus) Kouandjio ankle.'
Buffalo Bills' Justin Hunter tries to rejuvenate career [1:53 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: '“We’re not going to game-plan where it’s just, hey, we’re going to get Hunter the football,” Rex said. “He’s not at that level. He’s a good football player, he’s got a chance. As somebody said, he reminds me of Cris Carter with the Eagles; yeah right. But anyway, we’ll see. I think he’s getting a better handle of what we do offensively.”'
LeSean McCoy, Robert Woods could miss Miami game [1:52 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Perhaps not, but the Bills saw what happened to McCoy last season when he pulled a hamstring during training camp at St. John Fisher College. McCoy was never really right the entire season. He missed two games in October because of the hamstring, then missed the final two games with an ankle injury.'
LeSean McCoy injury: Bills RB won't play Week 7, could miss more time (report) [1:51 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'If McCoy can't play, Mike Gillislee, Jonathan Williams and Reggie Bush will share the running back work. The Bills match up well with the Dolphins regardless of who is in the backfield, but McCoy being out against the Patriots in Week 8 would be a major blow to their chances against New England.'
Rex Ryan says Shaq Lawson is 'going to play' in Buffalo Bills' Week 7 game [1:50 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: '"Oh, yeah, I think he's going to play," Ryan said Thursday after practice. "I've seen enough. He looks pretty darn good out there. He's flying around. He looks like the guy that we drafted, the guy that we wanted him to be. We'll see once we get the live games going and all that. There's a reason we took him in the first round, and he's showing that on the practice field."'
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