Gilmore, Hughes, Williams not cleared for workouts yet; Dareus is [1:42 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Ryan gave “hockey terms" for the injured and was not specific for any of those players.'
DT Bryant signs 1-year tender [1:41 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'The 6-4, 300 pounder is regarded as one of the smartest players on the team, able to pick up the defense very quickly and understand his roles and responsibilities. That's very valuable for this team going forward, considering last year's issues in that department.'
Taylor, McCoy in attendance as Bills begin offseason conditioning [1:40 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Also in attendance was wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, even though he is currently training and competing for a spot as a long jumper on the United States Olympic Team this summer in Brazil.'
Bills without Watkins for start of workouts [1:39 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Watkins ended the 2015 season without a significant injury, but that wasn't the case for Williams and Henderson.'
Rex Ryan to introduce Trump at Buffalo rally [1:38 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'That's right, Rex Ryan, the head coach of the Buffalo Bills, will be introducing Donald Trump at his Monday night rally at the First Niagara Center. Ryan referenced Chris Christie as his "lap banded brother," before the press conference came to its conclusion.'
5 takeaways from player report day at One Bills Drive [1:37 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“I think putting that in the past and moving forward as a solid unit, a unified unit and just having cohesion and building a strong base right now,” said Richie Incognito. “That’s a part of it.”'
Rex resets for 2016 [1:36 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“We had a great turnout for our voluntary deal,” said Ryan. “We weren’t 100 percent attendance but we had a couple of guys give me phone calls and I won’t get into specifics on who was here and who wasn’t here because it is voluntary, but I was encouraged by the turnout we had and everybody is excited to get this season going.”'
DT Corbin Bryant re-signs with Bills [1:35 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Bryant is coming off the most productive season of his career. Making 10 starts in place of the injured Kyle Williams in 2015, Bryant contributed 45 tackles including a pair for loss. The 28-year old figures to be an important cog in Buffalo’s defensive line rotation.'
Bills begin Phase One of offseason workouts. What does that mean? [1:59 AM]
WGR-AM reports: '“Voluntary” is a key word. Coaches hope every player attends. They even expect them to. But players are under no obligation to be in Orchard Park during this phase. If they aren’t present, they can’t be fined or suspended by the team or league.'
Here come the 2016 Buffalo Bills as the offseason conditioning program begins [1:58 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“We’ll meet for little bit over an hour this week,” Roman says, “but the main thrust the first few weeks is getting them physically acclimated into our training protocol.”'
Report: PA Attorney General Office to review LeSean McCoy's case [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Williams, in an email, stood by his decision to not issue charges saying that his officers “worked diligently to investigate this matter and, in the end, there was not adequate evidence to prove that any individual committed a criminal offense.”'
Pennsylvania AG office opens LeSean McCoy case for review; Bills RB not cleared yet [1:58 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'The Philadelphia police union president John McNesby has been critical of Williams' decision and was the reason the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office opened the case. Castor is speaking for the attorney general's office because attorney general Kathleen Kane had her law license suspended last year and is facing criminal charges.'
Pa. attorney general to review decision not to charge LeSean McCoy [1:57 AM]
ESPN reports: 'If the attorney general office's investigation concludes that McCoy or others should have been charged in the fight, it could ask a court to overturn Williams' decision. That would set a precedent in the state for local prosecutors' decisions being thrown out.'
PA Attorney General’s Office Taking 2nd Look At Assault Case Involving LeSean McCoy [1:56 AM]
KYW-TV reports: '“I think it’s completely accurate to say LeSean McCoy and anyone else allegedly involved in this incident are not totally cleared,” Castor told Eyewitness News, explaining that he and AG’s office investigators had visited Central Detective Division, speaking with detectives there, examining evidence, including videos, on which the DA had based his decision.'
Want to see the Bills on the road? Here is what it will cost you [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Baltimore and Cincinnati trips are somewhat cheaper, although since it is the Ravens' home opener there may be an increased ticket cost. Of course, four of the trips (Baltimore, New England, Cincy and New York) are technically driveable, so you can cut costs that way.'
Where does Buffalo Bills' Doug Whaley rank among NFL general managers? [1:58 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'It's true Whaley has shown a willingness to gamble since officially taking over as general manager. He pressed the team up against the salary cap by doing so, but Whaley's reputation is riding on the team's performance in 2016. As of now, he hasn't built a playoff roster, so his standing at 17 is fair. If he puts together another strong draft class and gets the 2016 Bills over the hump, his reputation will improve accordingly.'
Rex Ryan can't complain about teams coming off extra rest [1:57 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'However, the Bills also have the benefit of having their bye week immediately following their Monday Night Football game against the Seattle Seahawks. They will have extra rest in Week 11 when they play the Cincinnati Bengals, who will be coming off a Monday Night Football game the week before. The Bills also get extra time to prepare for the Cardinals in Week 3 after playing the Jets on Thursday Night Football in Week 2.'
27-year-old wideout Harvin retiring after 7 NFL seasons [1:56 AM]
AP reports: 'A dynamic playmaker when healthy, Harvin's best season came in 2009 when he caught 87 passes for 967 yards for the Vikings. Harvin's production - and his reputation as a teammate - dwindled from there.'
Bills release T Chandler [1:55 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Chandler was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2015 and didn't play in any regular-season games.'
Roman looking forward to 2016 on offense [1:54 AM]
WGR-AM reports: '"God willing and the creeks don't rise and if we stay healthy, I think we're going to be able to have some more continuity," Roman said. "I think everybody's going to have a general idea of what's coming and what's ahead. I don't think they had that last year with being out first year being together. I definitely think we can expand a little bit of what we do and I think we'll be more experienced working together."'
Bills release offensive lineman Tyson Chandler [1:53 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has released T Tyson Chandler with a non-football injury.'
Bills open at Baltimore, play 1st prime-time home game since '12 [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills have a second prime-time game on Monday night, Nov. 7, at Seattle, the second of their three trips to the West Coast. Their bye comes the following week.'
Game-by-game thoughts on the Buffalo Bills' 2016 schedule [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'A home game in prime time... that is a home opener? Keep your head on a swivel in those tailgates, Bills fans. Western New York just might morph into Bourbon Street.'
Georgia OLB Leonard Floyd visiting Bills Thursday and Friday [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Floyd flashed a burst around the corner in college and, while raw, might be the weapon opposite Jerry Hughes that Buffalo sorely needs. He closes with a vengeance. Ryan and co. have also brought in Oklahoma State end Emmanuel Ogbah for a visit.'
Desperation Thursday in NFL another hint Bills shouldn't be desperate at QB [1:56 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Right now, Taylor is by far the best bargain at quarterback in the NFL with one year left on his contract. Buffalo would be smart to postpone its own desperation as long as it can.'
Reports: Former Bills WR Harvin calling it quits after all [1:55 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Harvin played in only five games with the Bills before landing on IR. He finished with 19 receptions for 218 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed five times for 31 yards, and returned five kickoffs for 108 yards.'
Buffalo Bills will appear twice in prime-time [1:54 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'This will be the Bills’ first game in Los Angeles since 1992 when they lost 20-3 to the Los Angeles Raiders at the Coliseum. Buffalo also lost Super Bowl XXVII to the Cowboys in January 1993 at the Rose Bowl in nearby Pasadena. Buffalo hasn’t played the Rams in Los Angeles since 1983. That franchise played in St. Louis from 1995 through 2015.'
Bills going prime time in home opener [1:53 AM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'That stretch of three straight home games comes at a perfect time, even though Pittsburgh and Cleveland are used to winter weather. The road schedule isn’t bad with only two back-to-back trips, the Patriots and Rams and the Seahawks and Bengals interrupted by the bye.'
Tyrod Taylor gets shot at Ravens in opener [1:52 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'The Bills have a hell of a home opener on the schedule with a primetime game against the New York Jets on Thursday Night Football. As much as Rex Ryan tried to hide it, he treated the games against the Jets a little differently in 2015. The buzz from playing his former team has probably worn off by now, but having that rivalry under the lights at Ralph Wilson Stadium after the crowd has been tailgating all day will make for quite the atmosphere.'
Buffalo Bills 2016 schedule: Power ranking all 8 road trips for traveling fans [1:51 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'The Bills are playing in the Los Angeles Coliseum in 2016. My guess is not many Buffalo Bills fans have experienced the Coliseum or maybe even Los Angeles in general. This trip could be the most attractive on the schedule.'
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