Mario Williams aims to play better, not seeking revenge against Bills [1:44 AM]
South Florida Sun Sentinel reports: '"The only motivation each and every week that I deal with is simply having the opportunity and the blessing to be out there on Sunday," Williams said.'
Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury [1:43 AM]
AP reports: '"We're confident in the guys that we have behind him but not ruling Shady out at all," Bills head coach Rex Ryan said. "He looked pretty good. So we'll be smart with him, but he looked pretty good."'
Bills RB McCoy (hamstring) game-time decision [1:42 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: '"I just felt all right," McCoy said of his return to practice. "I didn't do a lot of reps today. Just was real limited, just seeing how I feel. We'll see what happens (at Saturday's walk-through)."'
Bills RB LeSean McCoy practices on limited basis; status still unclear [1:41 AM]
ESPN reports: '"I just felt all right," McCoy said of his return to practice Friday. "I didn't do a lot of reps today. Just was real limited, just seeing how I feel. We'll see what happens [at Saturday's walk-through practice]."'
Bills rookie LB Shaq Lawson expected to debut vs. Dolphins [1:40 AM]
ESPN reports: 'The Bills will use Lawson in sub packages on defense. Veteran Lorenzo Alexander, who leads the NFL with eight sacks, will retain his starting role opposite Jerry Hughes.'
Bills activate Lawson to 53-man roster [1:39 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'To make room for Lawson and Garner, the Bills have released tight end Gerald Christian and guard Gabe Ikard.'
McCoy, Felton back on practice field Friday [1:38 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Wide receiver Robert Woods (foot) and defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (hamstring) were not on the field for the start of practice and are listed as DOUBTFUL.'
Bills' McCoy practices Friday; game time decision [1:37 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'McCoy also spoke with reporters after practice and said they were going to see how it felt on Sunday, but that he didn't take many reps during Friday's practice -- perhaps casting a little doubt on his potential availability.'
Shaq Lawson added to active roster; to make NFL debut Sunday [1:36 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Head coach Rex Ryan said at the beginning of the week that they would ‘err on the side of caution’ knowing that Lawson had not taken part in a single team practice after a shoulder injury during rookie minicamp necessitated surgery. The first-round pick would go on to miss the entire offseason, training camp, the preseason and the first six regular season games after he was placed on the PUP list.'
Charles Clay molding into consistent weapon [1:35 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“Any chance you can go out and help your team win is the biggest thing,” Clay said. “These past few weeks being able to contribute and helping the team win is obviously a good feeling.”'
What gives Shady a reason to Billieve [1:34 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“…The excitement of walking into the locker room was just overwhelming,” said survivor and Buffalo native Rosie Ross. “We just didn’t know what to do. I mean, I had chills. I had tears. I had every emotion. It just made you feel so extremely special. I was so happy to see how the Buffalo Bills are so appreciative of us being survivors.”'
LeSean McCoy a game time decision for Sunday [1:33 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“He looked pretty good. We’ll be smart with him, but he looked pretty good,” said head coach Rex Ryan. “We’ll see how it goes. But again we’re confident in the guys that we have behind him. But not ruling Shady out at all.”'
Scouting Report - Week 7 - Bills-Dolphins [1:32 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Buffalo has been consistent in applying pressure up front. They rank second in the league in sacks and second in sack percentage. Miami has given up 17 sacks this season on 188 pass plays, the second worst percentage in the NFL.'
Bills Today: O-line continuity key to Bills run game [1:31 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“That was something we talked about in the offseason when it came time to signing Cordy(Glenn) and Richie(Incognito),” Lynn said. “And our personnel department did a hell of a job of getting those guys back and I think it’s paying off.”'
Bills' trip to Miami gives Miller chance to honor his late mother [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“You can’t go and see her. You can’t hear her voice. … but this weekend, I can spend a couple moments with her, talk with her,” he said.'
Report: LeSean McCoy will miss Dolphins game with hamstring injury [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Since the switch to Anthony Lynn at offensive coordinator after Week Two, Gillislee has rushed 17 times for 116 yards a touchdown. That's good for 6.8 yards per attempt, which would be leading the league if he had enough rushes to qualify. Even without his 44-yard touchdown last week against the 49ers, Gillislee would still be averaging 4.5 yards a pop, well above the league average of 4.1.'
Shaq Lawson expected to make NFL debut Sunday vs. Dolphins [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"There’s a reason we took him in the first round and he’s showing that on the practice field."'
Bills WR Robert Woods says X-rays were negative, but still in walking boot; Dareus 'working his [1:56 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'If Woods can't go Sunday, the Bills receivers in Miami would be Marquise Goodwin, Justin Hunter, Walt Powell and Brandon Tate. Running back Reggie Bush could also be used as a slot receiver.'
Rex Ryan offers glowing review of Reggie Ragland: 'He’s living in the coaches’ offi [1:55 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"Probably the first week and a half, two weeks [after surgery] was the worst I felt in my life," Ragland said in the video. "I worked my whole life to get here, sacrificed so much, and then for that to happen? I wish I get the chance next year to become Rookie of the Year. That was my main goal this year. I felt like I was gonna do it, too."'
Transcripts of Bills coaches Rex Ryan, Anthony Lynn and Dennis Thurman [1:54 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'These guys did not participate in practice: Marcell (Dareus) with a hamstring, (Seantrel) Henderson back, Shady (LeSean McCoy) with a hamstring, (Robert) Woods foot, (Jerome) Felton back. All these guys were limited: (Charles) Clay ankle, (Lerentee) McCray knee, (Kevon) Seymour shoulder, (Patrick) Lewis knee, (Cordy) Glenn ankle, Kyle Williams neck. Guys who were full today: Corey White shoulder and (Cyrus) Kouandjio ankle.'
Buffalo Bills' Justin Hunter tries to rejuvenate career [1:53 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: '“We’re not going to game-plan where it’s just, hey, we’re going to get Hunter the football,” Rex said. “He’s not at that level. He’s a good football player, he’s got a chance. As somebody said, he reminds me of Cris Carter with the Eagles; yeah right. But anyway, we’ll see. I think he’s getting a better handle of what we do offensively.”'
LeSean McCoy, Robert Woods could miss Miami game [1:52 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Perhaps not, but the Bills saw what happened to McCoy last season when he pulled a hamstring during training camp at St. John Fisher College. McCoy was never really right the entire season. He missed two games in October because of the hamstring, then missed the final two games with an ankle injury.'
LeSean McCoy injury: Bills RB won't play Week 7, could miss more time (report) [1:51 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'If McCoy can't play, Mike Gillislee, Jonathan Williams and Reggie Bush will share the running back work. The Bills match up well with the Dolphins regardless of who is in the backfield, but McCoy being out against the Patriots in Week 8 would be a major blow to their chances against New England.'
Rex Ryan says Shaq Lawson is 'going to play' in Buffalo Bills' Week 7 game [1:50 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: '"Oh, yeah, I think he's going to play," Ryan said Thursday after practice. "I've seen enough. He looks pretty darn good out there. He's flying around. He looks like the guy that we drafted, the guy that we wanted him to be. We'll see once we get the live games going and all that. There's a reason we took him in the first round, and he's showing that on the practice field."'
Bills WR Robert Woods says there's no break in foot, hopes he can play in Week 7 [1:49 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: '"I'm still day-to-day and just getting treatment to try to get back as fast as I can," Woods said. "I don't want to say too much on it. I just want to get healthy and get back as fast as I can and make it through the rest of the year. It's a big game for us so I'm doing everything possible to play this week."'
LeSean McCoy's hamstring injury not 'full blown,' Bills coach Rex Ryan says [1:48 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'Running back LeSean McCoy didn't finish practice on Wednesday after experiencing tightness in hamstring and missed the Bills' Thursday practice. After practice, Rex Ryan said the team still hopes to have him when the team travels to Miami.'
Bills roundup: Injury updates during Thursday practice [1:47 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'Woods, filling in for Sammy Watkins (foot), also has an injured foot and is using a walking boot. Woods said there is not a break in the foot and described it as a day-to-day injury, and he’s hopeful to play Sunday but his status is uncertain.'
It's Just Another Game For Alonso [1:46 AM]
MiamiDolphins.com reports: '“He has been kind of our bell cow,” Head Coach Adam Gase said. “He has done a great job as far as chasing the ball all over the field. He’s borderline reckless with his body. You talk about a guy that just sells out every play; he’s the poster child for that for us. The good thing last week was we did a better job as far as our run-fit goes. So, he wasn’t saving the day as much last week as what he had to do the previous weeks where there’d probably be some more explosive plays if it wasn’t for him with his pursuit and just straight effort.”'
If you think you know Bills owner Terry Pegula, think again [1:45 AM]
USA Today reports: '“Our coach needs to know that, through the good and the bad, there’s stability. The players need to know there’s stability,” Pegula said. “And by the way, that doesn’t help our players any to start reading that their coach is going to get fired.”'
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