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.'
NFL suspends Bills RB Karlos Williams 4 games [1:51 AM]
AP reports: 'The news comes a day after Bills running back Jonathan Williams was arrested in Arkansas on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. He was a fifth-round pick this year for the Bills after sitting out his senior season at Arkansas with a torn foot ligament.'
Bills RB Karlos Williams receives four-game suspension [1:50 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Williams had 93 carries for 517 yards and seven touchdowns during his rookie season last year.'
Brady ends drama, will serve 4-game suspension [1:49 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The Bills are scheduled to face the Patriots in the final week of Brady's suspensin and will most likely face Jimmy Garoppolo, who will begin the season as the Pats starting QB.'
Bills RB Karlos Williams suspended 4 games [1:48 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The Florida State product recently showed up out of shape and overweight at the team's mandatory minicamp, and did not take part in any team drills while he worked with trainers on the side.'
Bills RB Karlos Williams suspended 4 games [1:47 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Williams, already in hot water with the team for showing up to mandatory minicamp overweight and out of football shape, will miss the first four games of the season, and during the regular season, will not be eligible to be with the team until Monday, October 3 -- the day after the team's October 2 game against New England.'
Brady drops DeflateGate case, won't play Bills on October 2 [1:46 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'For Bills fans, it also means that Brady will officially be suspended for Buffalo's Week Four showdown with the Patriots in New England. That game is scheduled to occur on October 2 at Gillette Stadium and barring injury, the Bills will be up against backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.'
A breakout season for Bills' Sammy Watkins on the horizon? [1:45 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Not only does Watkins have the size, speed, route running, hands, vision, and jumping ability down pat, now he's quite well-versed in the arena of getting double-teamed by the defense and still churning out production. Everything is there, it just needs to be put together.'
Former UH star Salas hopes to ‘catch ’em all’ with Buffalo Bills [1:44 AM]
KHON-TV reports: '“Getting the opportunity with the Bills last season to finish on a strong note, that was big for me and I took that, carried that into the off-season and I’m looking to carry it into this season as well. Just excited for this new season and excited to get back into football in a couple of weeks,” Salas told KHON2 Sports Director Rob DeMello.'
Karlos Williams suspended for first four games in 2016 [1:43 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Williams is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games, so he will be able to participate fully at Bills training camp.'
Can the offensive line repeat as road graders? [1:42 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“Playing with somebody you’re comfortable with and we played well together,” said Glenn. “Having another year to keep playing with him, we’re ready to do great things.”'
3 reasons why Preston Brown's game can take a big leap forward [1:41 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“It’s great to have new guys in there ready to learn,” Brown said. “We’ve got great young guys and older guys in there working hard. It’s competition all the way across the board. It’s fun having those guys in and we’ll definitely improve with those guys.”'
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