Why Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan deserves to be on the hot seat in 2016 [1:47 AM]
Fox Sports reports: 'Ryan came to Buffalo promising to bring the franchise back to the playoffs. His sample size with the Bills is small, but his track record of late hasn't been great, even outside Buffalo. He hasn't made the playoffs since 2010 with the Jets and has zero winning seasons in the last five seasons. And as a head coach, he's never won a division title. Not once.'
Sammy: 'Right where I need to be,' but WR still unsure of when he'll return [1:46 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Speaking at his annual football camp, Watkins said that even though he doesn't know how much actual on-field work he will do during training camp, he is “feeling great” and “right where I need to be." '
With Bills RB situation in flux, Wilder says he "has to take advantage" [1:45 AM]
WGR-AM reports: '“I am aware of the position that I’m in now,” he said. “It gives me a shot to be able show a little more, maybe in preseason. Gives me that extra boost to make that 53 (man roster). It’s just a good opportunity for me. We’re not fortunate to lose both guys. It’s a bad thing. But it’s an opportunity for me and something I have to take advantage of.”'
PFF's Moy: 'Bills have truly found someone special' in Taylor [1:44 AM]
WGR-AM reports: '“Tyrod alone is enough to make me very optimistic about the season,” Moy said.'
Which undrafted Bills rookies might stick? [1:43 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Based on how the roster is constructed at the moment, the majority of the players are long shots to make the roster, but in my opinion there are three players of those 11 that have a better chance to make the roster this summer.'
Report: With Karlos Williams suspended, Bills targeting RB Reggie Bush [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Bush has since sued the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, blaming the season-ending injury on the "concrete ring of death," surrounding the field. The Rams have since moved to Los Angeles.'
Get to know the Bills' opponents: Offseason recap of the Los Angeles Rams [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The biggest move in the NFL this offseason didn’t involve a player or coach.'
Buffalo Bills make offer to RB Reggie Bush, according to reports [1:57 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'Bush, 31, played just five games for the San Francisco 49ers before a a torn meniscus ended his 2015 season. The free agent has played for four teams during his 10-year career and has played in 16 games twice (2006, 2012).'
What is the NFL thinking? [1:56 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Congratulations NFL! You go on ahead and do your research about field goals while your fan base and coaches/players have no idea what a catch is anymore. That certainly isn’t a problem. Pass interference calls are so subjective, we should develop a book on officials to see which ones tend to let players battle and which ones are more likely to throw the flag. The interpretation of intentional grounding seems to be different from one referee to the next.'
Report: Bills targeting RB Reggie Bush [1:55 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The 31-year old Bush played only 16 games over the past two seasons with the Lions and 49ers (only five last year in San Francisco) due to various injuries. The former 2nd-overall pick out of USC has over 9000 yards from scrimmage and 55 touchdowns in his ten year career.'
Report: Bills have 'targeted' RB Reggie Bush [1:54 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Bush, 31, suffered a torn ACL in November of last season and has not signed with any team at this point in the offseason. Rapoport added that Bush is weighing options, and is in "no rush" to make a decision.'
How much can we expect from Bills QB Cardale Jones? [1:53 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'His plight will be all about knowing and understanding the NFL offense, deciphering NFL defenses, taking on the mechanical work that quarterbacks coach David Lee will put him through, and learning how to be a professional quarterback. With all of that needed in just a small time frame, the odds are against Jones making an impact enough to be the backup quarterback this year.'
Buffalo Bills make offer to free-agent RB Reggie Bush [1:52 AM]
NFL.com reports: 'The Bills put out an offer to Bush, but the running back is weighing his options and is in no rush to make decision, added Rapoport.'
10 things to know about camp at St. John Fisher [1:51 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'If you’re looking for a fun getaway this summer, Bills Training Camp is the place to be! St. John Fisher College, conveniently located in Pittsford, N.Y., gives fans the opportunity to keep up with their hometown team, as well as make lasting memories.'
3 reasons the offense will be better in the red zone [1:50 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“It really comes to how physical can we play,” said receivers coach Sanjay Lal. “In the red zone, there’s going to be grabbing, there’s going to be guys hooking people, so now if we’re strong and big and physical and nasty, how do we fight through it? That’s encouraging that you actually have the physical skill set to do it. It’s nice as a coach to have those tools.”'
Get to know the Bills' opponents: Offseason review of the New England Patriots [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Can unproven backup Jimmy Garoppolo steer the ship the first month of the season while Brady is out? The opener on the road against Arizona will be tough, but after that New England has three home games against AFC opponents. If they can go 2-1 in those, once Brady returns things should be back to normal – with New England dominating the division.'
Watch Marcell Dareus correct TV interviewer about NASCAR's Chase Elliott [1:58 AM]
Birmingham News reports: 'Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus' favorite NASCAR driver is Chase Elliott, and the former Alabama star corrected a TV "expert" about the rookie Sprint Cup driver's ride during an appearance on "TMZ Sports" on Fox Sports 1.'
Like Redskins with Cousins, Bills can wait on Tyrod extension [1:57 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The other difference - and probably more important one - is that because Taylor was not yet a free agent, and not (yet) on the franchise tag, the Bills can sign him at any time - today, tomorrow, week six, immediately after the season, whenever - to an extension. They actually DO have the ability to see if Taylor can prove last year wasn’t a fluke. And that’s exactly what they intend to do.'
Will Jerry Hughes make the Pro Bowl? [1:56 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“I’ll be standing up more so just understanding the depths and volumes that it goes into playing a linebacker,” said Hughes “It opens up the game for you a lot. You can have a lot more fun I’ll say when you’re out in coverage, when you’re out coming off the edge, really just playing with that look to kind of just mess with the offensive players’ heads.”'
Running back position could turn into a need for Bills [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills also have Mike Gillislee, James Wilder Jr. and Boom Herron on the roster as depth behind starter LeSean McCoy, but if recent events have General Manager Doug Whaley eager to add to the position, there are several notable players still available.'
Get to know the Bills' opponents: Offseason recap of the Arizona Cardinals [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Arizona Cardinals’ head coach has created a culture that players want to be a part of, thanks in large part to a 34-13 record he’s compiled over the last three seasons.'
Brady's suspension unlikely to make or break Bills' season [1:57 AM]
Erie Times News reports: 'Already, with training camp and its usual surprise injury or two still not underway, the Bills know they could be without backup running back Karlos Williams, who was suspended for four games for violating the NFL's banned substance policy, pending a likely appeal. Two of their past three No. 1 draft picks -- wide receiver Sammy Watkins and pass rusher Shaq Lawson -- are coming off injuries that limited their offseason work.'
Running back Karlos Williams handed four-game suspension [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"Obviously you wish that he was in much better shape," the coach said. "There's no question about it. In the future, he has to realize that what he did this offseason is far from what you want. He's a young guy. Hopefully, he'll learn from it."'
Karlos Williams is latest questionable decision to hurt Bills’ image [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'In recent years, there’s a sense desperate Bills fans have become more tolerant of indecent behavior. The general message from Bills Nation: Nobody cares about character. What matters is how players perform on the field. People should care. Character matters when these characters can’t stay on the field.'
Patriots QB Tom Brady drops legal case, will serve four-game suspension that includes Week Four agai [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'That's undeniably good news for the Bills: Brady has a record of 25-3 in 28 career games against them. Brady's streak of 112 consecutive games played in the regular season will end in Week One.'
Get to know the Bills' opponents: Offseason recap of the New York Jets [1:56 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Will the standoff with Fitzpatrick ever end? It’s the obvious fit for both sides, but neither one seems willing to move off their position. The thought of starting Geno Smith has to be a terrifying one for Jets fans.'
Bills running back Karlos Williams suspended 4 games [1:55 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Williams said part of the problem was he often ate at crazy times because his fiancée was pregnant, and he let his eating get out of control while slacking off on his conditioning work. He made light of the situation at mini-camp when he said, “I like to eat and then her being pregnant gave me an excuse to eat, so eating anything and everything. She’d wake up, one or two o’clock, ‘I want a snack.’ Well I’m not going to sit here and watch you eat because I don’t want you to feel bad.”'
Bills' Karlos Williams suspended 4 games for violating substance abuse policy [1:54 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the league announced Friday.'
3 reasons Sammy Watkins could have career year for Buffalo Bills in 2016 [1:53 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'History tells us that the third season is when wide receivers traditionally make their biggest statistical jumps. Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas and DeAndre Hopkins are the most recent examples of this, but the trend goes back to the late 1980s. The 2014 wide receiver class got their stardom started early with the likes of Odell Beckham Jr. and Allen Robinson, but that doesn't mean Watkins won't be just as good in his third season. He's steadily moved forward in his first two seasons and clearly has the talent to dominate. Now if he can just stay on the field ...'
Bills’ Karlos Williams suspended four games [1:52 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'Williams can partake in the team’s offseason workouts and preseason contests, but will miss games against Baltimore, New York Jets, Arizona, and New England, respectively.'
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