Open Market Not Kind to Collins [11:57 AM]
ESPN.com reports: Drew Bledsoe recognized the youth movement around the league and renegotiated his contract to buy time for J.P. Losman to eventually replace him in Buffalo.
Donahoe facing tough decisions on three linemen [9:03 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Left tackle Jonas Jennings, right defensive end Aaron Schobel and defensive tackle Pat Williams are entering the final year of their contracts.'
Wilson gives a primer on sharing [8:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"The sharing of revenue is really the foundation of the NFL, and it dates back to George Halas in the early days of the league," Wilson said during a session at the league owners meetings in Florida. "It's what sets the NFL apart from the other leagues, who don't share hardly anything. . . . We have something special now. Let's keep it that way."'
Practice With The Pros A Hit [8:13 AM]
TiCats.ca reports: 'The Buffalo Bills were represented by Josh Stamer, Ross Tucker, Lauvale Sape, Ryan Neufeld, Jon Dorenbos and kicker Rian Lindell.'
The Influence of Numbers [11:30 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"I think it's always going to be that way," said Williams of his stature. "Just being at my size is something that has kind of always been a knock against me, and people are going to look at it as long as I'm able to play football. It's just something I'm going to have to deal with."'
Playing on Perseverance [11:29 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"He's an overachiever," said Bills scout Joe Haering who was impressed with Lamar's work ethic, "and he's a physical corner. He's intelligent. He's got football smarts."'
Vincent Expected To Play Leadership Role [4:40 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"I like to lead by example," Vincent said admitting that he is not a very vocal individual, but added, "When I am asked, I will lend or share any knowledge that I may have from personal experience. That is one of the reasons why Mr. Wilson, Coach Mularkey, and Tom Donahoe decided to bring me in, is from a leadership standpoint."'
Moulds To Appear At Practice With The Pros [11:52 AM]
TiCats.ca reports: 'This Saturday, young Ticat fans take the field to learn the fundamentals of football from their hometown players with a special appearance by an All-Pro receiver and some of his teammates. Eric Moulds, the All-Pro receiver from the Buffalo Bills, joins Ticat players and coaches and other Bills players as kids ages 8-13 are able to take the field at Ivor Wynne Stadium and “Practice with the Pros!"'
Bills announce hiring of national college scout [8:52 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills created the position of national college scout to hire Ross.'
Bills name Ross top national scout [5:30 AM]
Trenton Times reports: '"I'm looking forward to a new start with the Bills," Ross said. "It's a good organization. The owner (Ralph Wilson) is a great man. Have you ever met him? He's a real guy. He's just so down to Earth. He's the kind of guy you can go into and talk to any time."'
The Bills Bring In Another College Scout [9:14 PM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Marc Ross was the Eagles Director of College Scouting from 2000 until 2003.'
Introducing… Lee Evans [9:11 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Q: Who do you feel has contributed the most to your success?
LE: Good family support and the will to reach my goals.'
Bills hire Ross as national college scout [8:45 PM]
AP reports: 'Ross, a Princeton graduate, spent the past seven years as a scout with the Philadelphia Eagles, including the last three as the team's director of college scouting. With Buffalo, Ross is reunited with Tom Modrak, the Bills' assistant general manager and chief scout. Modrak had also been the Eagles' director of football operations from 1998-01.'
WR Coleman Returns For Second Season [3:26 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"With Antonio Brown there, it's a tough spot to get right now," Coleman said. "I did return last year in preseason. I just hope to get another opportunity at that."'
Bills Hire Ross As National College Scout [3:25 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Ross was most recently with the Philadelphia Eagles as the Director of College Scouting (2000-2003). Prior to his time as a director, Ross served as the Eagles eastern regional scout (1997-00).'
Some notes on Thurman and Waterman [1:58 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'Yet even if the pot didn’t belong to Thomas, there was a more disturbing aspect to the possession arrest. Police indicated that he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. And for Thomas, that’s much worse news than a marijuana bust.'
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.'
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