NFL has Bills playing twice in prime-time [1:59 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'In an interesting twist, the Bills will play their first two games of the season at home, and their last two at home. Of course, this means eight of the 12 games in the middle – including three straight in weeks 10-12 – will be on the road.'
Buffalo Bills will play five road games in six weeks during 2015 season [1:58 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'The Bills will travel a total of 14,954 miles during the 2015 season with a trip to London being the longest of the bunch.'
Monday Night Football against Patriots highlights season [1:57 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'The Buffalo Bills will open up the 2015 season at home against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Sept. 13. The big date to circle on the schedule is Rex Ryan's return to New York to face his old team, the Jets. The Bills will travel to the Meadowlands in Week 10 for a game that will be featured on Thursday Night Football.'
Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley higher on Bryce Petty than Brett Hundley? [1:56 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: '"(Petty, Grayson and Mannion) are guys that you know are going to have a chance to come in and compete right away," Whaley told WGR. "Guys like Brett Hundley are going to have a longer shelf life to try to get in and be able to produce. I like to say he's more of an athletic thrower where as Bryce Petty is more of an athletic passer. Those guys will take a little longer, the Hundleys. But he's in that group. And Brett Hundley in the Seattle Seahawks offense may be more attractive to Seattle. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."'
Doug Whaley, Buffalo Bills may look to 2015 NFL Draft to upgrade offensive line [1:55 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: '"No. I mean I still feel that he can start at this level," Fisher said. "I mean, he was taken in the second round, still feel like he can start at this level. So it doesn't change what I think right now looking at other linemen. I'm not going to sit there and say there's not a better guy out there in this draft and I'm not going to sit here and say there is a better guy in this draft."'
Buffalo Bills get tough draw, will play two prime-time games in 2015 NFL season [1:54 AM]
Auburn Citizen reports: 'Following the Miami game, the Bills will play five of their next six games on the road, including three in a row against the New York Jets (a Thursday night game), Patriots (on Monday Night Football) and Chiefs.'
How many games will Buffalo Bills win in 2015 NFL season? [1:53 AM]
Auburn Citizen reports: 'Final 2015 record: 10-6.'
Bills play rested opponents early in season, gain same advantage later [1:52 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'So three of the Bills first five games will be against opponents who will be coming off more rest than them. However, after that stretch, it only happens once the rest of the season, and that’s only one extra day. The Bills have the "rest advantage" twice in the third-quarter of the season.'
Bills schedule features Colts opener, prime time at Jets, Pats [1:51 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'December will be a very interesting month for the Bills. They’ll play two domed-teams in the colder, outdoor climate of Orchard Park when they host JJ Watt and the Houston Texans on Sunday, December 6, then Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, December 27. Sandwiched in-between those games will be LeSean McCoy’s return to Philadelphia to face the Eagles on Sunday, December 13, then a trip to the nation’s capital to face the Washington Redskins on Sunday, December 20.'
Bills 2015 Schedule Released [1:50 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The Bills have two prime time games in 2015, both on the road and both in November. The Bills will meet the Jets in New York Thursday November 12th at 8:25PM and face the Patriots in New England for Monday Night football November 23rd.'
2015 Buffalo Bills schedule released [1:49 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Buffalo will open its 2015 regular season schedule with back-to-back home games against the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots.'
Sammy Watkins ready to 'dominate' in new-look Bills' offense [2:16 PM]
Anderson Independent Mail reports: '“You have so many fast guys and playmakers on the field at the same time. The biggest thing is we’ve got to get the chemistry We’ve got to come together as a team. That starts off with offseason training. Starts now. We’re all cool and joke around and (in) training camp we’ll show off.”'
Bills set for NFL draft ... less a No. 1 [2:15 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: '“For us, as personnel people, it’s more exciting because when you’re picking in the Top 10, which we have recently, it’s pretty easy, because those types of players, anybody can see,” he said. “When you don’t have that Top 10 pick and you’re picking late, or even in the second round, it puts the onus on us as scouts to prove our wares. So our scouting staff has been really excited since the start of the fall scouting process."'
Whaley: Bills will guard against ‘over-drafting’ a quarterback [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“Definite possibility,” Whaley said. “I don’t like to corner myself into something by saying, ‘We have to do this,’ because that limits your possibilities and it kind of curtails some other options that you may shut yourself out of by saying that. But it’s definitely something, between quarterbacks and cornerbacks, because it’s a pass-heavy league, that we would lean heavily to considering every year.”'
Ryan has captures hearts and minds of fans [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The real genius in Rex, however, is that he’s single-handedly removing the pressure from the rest of the organization and placing it on himself. He insists that you watch him because it means peeling your eyes away from the three-headed elephant in the room known as the quarterback position.'
Bills will learn 2015 schedule dates Tuesday night [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The last non-Thursday night prime time game the Bills played was the their 2009 season opener at the Patriots on Monday night.'
Bills' GM Whaley isn't expecting many trade opportunities [1:56 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: '"Our whole philosophy in acquiring players is getting the best players out there that can help get us to a championship level," Whaley said. "With what we did in free agency, we feel very comfortable with the pieces of the puzzle we have in place."'
2015 NFL Draft: Doug Whaley says Buffalo Bills are more likely to trade down than up [1:55 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: '"We're going to set up our board where we'll put a demarcation line where if we see guys fall, and we think we have a chance to go up and get one, we would consider (a trade)," Whaley said Monday during the Bills' annual draft luncheon. "You never know when that phone rings what can happen. But I'll tell you right now, with the lack of ammunition, I would highly, highly doubt that we (trade)."'
Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley discusses EJ Manuel progress and 2015 NFL Draft quarterback class [1:54 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: '"Well, the way we looked at it is, we don't have a proven franchise quarterback, that's obvious," Whaley said. "But what we wanted to do is be perfect everywhere else, where that guy doesn't have to put the game on his shoulders and be the man."'
Former Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy to sign autographs at Destiny USA on Sunday [1:53 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Levy will be signing at My Favorite Sports Store from noon to 1:30 p.m on April 26 and will charge $25 per signature. The cost includes on inscription. Fans can also take a photo with Levy for $5.'
Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley wouldn't mind if NFL Draft was right after the scouting combine [1:52 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: '"Yes," Whaley said. "No doubt about it. No doubt about it. I feel sorry for you guys. You have to come up with different pieces every day. It's just overkill. At least they moved it a week up compared to last year when we had another week. To tell you the truth, we would like the draft right after the (NFL Scouting) combine. We'd be fine with that."'
2015 NFL schedule release: Which Buffalo Bills games will be televised in 'prime time?' [1:51 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Before we take a guess which games make it to a nationwide audience before the 2015 NFL schedule is revealed on Tuesday, let's review what we know about the Bills' schedule.'
Bills TE MarQueis Gray among hundreds who attended girl's birthday after her friends didn' [1:50 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: ' Gray was among those who made a surprise appearance, along with Minnesota Vikings receiver Charles Johnson.'
Rex Ryan continues to take shots at Jets; Buffalo Bills host two more prospects [1:49 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'That's the thing about the Buffalo Bills' head coach. He'll never truly say "all he needs to say." He always has another joke, another proclamation, another guarantee.'
Buffalo Bills should draft QB with team’s first pick [1:48 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: '“We feel comfortable that we can come into this draft,” Whaley said, “and look at (the Bills’ players ranking) board and whoever is the name at the top, we can pick and be comfortable with.”'
Quarterback was a big topic at the Bills' Draft Luncheon [1:47 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Manuel has been criticized for his accuracy since playing at Florida State. Bills Director of Player Personnel Jim Monos said there’s only so much a quarterback can do, “I think you have to factor it in. It’s another measuring tool but you still want to go back to the tape. That’s who they are and quarterbacks especially get so scrutinized on mechanics, and they work so hard on that with their quarterback gurus now, but at the end of the day, if you can shoot a basketball, you can shoot. If you can throw a football, you can throw."'
State of Bills roster will make it tougher for rookies to make team [1:46 AM]
WGR-AM reports: '“We’re hoping those guys can come in and compete and take a spot. But if not, we want to make sure we have enough interest and they have enough skill set that we can have them on the practice squad and we can keep them on campus and keep them in our program. So what we want to do is have them next year make that next step. And make the roster next year and contribute, and the year after that compete for a starting job. And that’s how you can consistently compete without having the ups and downs because you’ll have guys in your program and they know what’s expected of them on and off the field and especially in the classroom.”'
5 things to take from the Bills pre-draft press conference [1:45 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“When you’re picking in the top 10, which we’ve had recently, it’s pretty easy because anybody can see those type of players,” Whaley said. “When you don’t have that top 10 pick and you're picking late, it puts the onus on us as scouts to prove our wares. Our scouts have been really excited since the beginning of the process.”'
Bills in position to truly draft best on the board [1:44 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“The way our roster is constructed it makes our job a lot easier because when you have holes to fill, not only are you hoping for guys, but you’re pushing guys up (the board) because they look a lot better and you over grade guys,” Whaley told Buffalobills.com. “That’s why we set up the situation that we had last year and even this year where we can go in and grade people just based on their talent.”'
Bills’ top pick looks intriguing [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Here is The News’ third look at how the first round may play out, as well as the first two picks for the Bills...'
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