Bills DT Marcell Dareus suspended four games by NFL [1:39 AM]
Fox Sports reports: 'Dareus signed a six-year, $108 million contract with the Bills last September, locking up the two-time Pro Bowler for the foreseeable future. This suspension couldn’t have come at worse time given the recent rash of injuries and problems the Bills have dealt with.'
Dareus suspended four games [1:38 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Dareus and Williams will both miss games at the Ravens, home vs. the Jets, home vs the Cardinals, and at the Patriots.'
Cardale Jones is busy learning the Bills offense [1:37 AM]
WGR-AM reports: '"Just the speed and size and how well guys are at their job. These guys train all year round and have been doing this for a number of years” Jones said. "In practice with coach Ryan and both of them(Rob Ryan), disguising some of the defenses and throwing so much stuff at me, I’m thinking hey I get in there and they just want to see what I can do. Definitely that and understanding the protections and understanding the scheme of it."'
With Robey-Coleman out, Seymour gets nod at CB [1:36 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'OLB Manny Lawson returned to the field for the first time after injuring his pectoral muscle before camp began. He said he was bench pressing 405 pounds when it happened. Lawson didn’t get much time on the field in team work, but worked in individual and special teams sessions.'
Bills' Dareus suspended 4 games by NFL [1:35 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'With the suspension, Dareus would not be eligible to return to the Bills until Week Five of the regular season. Dareus would join Karlos Williams in being suspended for the first four games of the season, and according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Bills may be subject to a "steep fine" for violating the league's remittance policy.'
7 Bills training camp observations: Day 13 (8/16/16) [1:34 AM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Lawson was lined up at right outside linebacker, with the first team, in place of Lorenzo Alexander. While his timetable for a return to game action has yet to be determined, once he is all the way back, it’s pretty clear that he’ll be in the starting lineup and taking a ton of snaps until Shaq Lawson is able to return.'
Bills DT Marcell Dareus suspended for four games [1:33 AM]
WROC-TV reports: 'Dareus was previously suspended for one game in 2015, following an arrest in May 2014 after being caught with drug paraphernalia. According to The Buffalo News, he was in possession of synthetic marijuana.'
Robey-Coleman now playing with his mother on his back [1:32 AM]
WROC-TV reports: '"it means so much to me man, its more emotional and personal thing to me and to know I got her name on my back and I'm out here playing and busting my tail," said Robey-Coleman.'
Marcell Dareus given four-game NFL suspension [1:31 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'The Bills defensive tackle was previously suspended for the first game of the 2015 season after he was arrested in May of that year for possession of a controlled substance.'
Bills LB Manny Lawson passes physical [1:30 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'The Buffalo Bills today announced that LB Manny Lawson has passed his physical and will participate in practice this morning.'
Top 3 things you need to know from Day 13 at Bills Camp [1:29 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'With Robey-Coleman out, rookie Kevon Seymour took reps at nickel corner with the first team offense. Seymour, a sixth round draft pick from USC, made an impact against the Colts on Saturday, including breaking up an attempted two-point conversion and a potential touchdown.'
Jerry Hughes on how fatherhood has changed him, pressure in 2016 and his interesting offseason purch [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“I bought a JUGS machine this offseason so I could have it back at home in Texas,” Hughes said. “That just goes to show you I'm ready for the challenge. You put expectations on yourself before the season takes place. I kind of knew what was going to be expected of me, so that's why I've been working at it in the offseason and now at training camp to just get ready for that moment.”'
Karlos Williams on first camp practice with Bills: 'It felt good to touch a football again' [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"But it was more mental than anything. I had a lot of confidence in myself that I'd be back on the field in a short amount of time. I had a lot of support from my teammates, coaches, ownership. That made the process a lot easier, also with the support of my family."'
Day 12 Bills Training Camp Observations: Veteran Kroy Biermann added to provide depth at outside lin [1:57 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'An ESPN report suggested he agreed to a one-year deal with the Bills.'
Karlos Williams back in shape, returns to Bills practice [1:56 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: '“I’m eating a lot of chicken, being very strict,” he said. “The running backs actually went out a couple times and I chose to stay in. I can’t go to a restaurant and see something on the menu and I won’t eat it. So I chose to stay back. Just trying to be really strict on myself. Be very disciplined. It’s very hard, it’s part of the process, part of the growing pains and something I’m willing to do to get back on the football field.”'
Injury-ravaged Bills sign ex-Falcons LB Kroy Biermann [1:55 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Biermann actually visited the Bills back in March at the start of free agency, but he was not signed by Buffalo, or any other team. The 30-year-old is a former fifth-round draft pick of the Falcons who made 37 starts among his 104 NFL games. He has 23.5 sacks and has been in on 331 tackles, primarily as an outside linebacker.'
Five observations from Bills training camp [1:54 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'However, Ryan wasn’t completely off his rocker with that comment because there were some things to be pleased about. The first-string defense looked very good, though it wasn’t facing Andrew Luck; EJ Manuel looked competent, again with the caveat that he wasn’t playing against the Colts’ A-team; several players made some eye-catching plays; and the Bills, even in a game that matters not at all, were fighting to the bitter end to win it, and nearly did.'
Buffalo Bills release WR Leonard Hankerson, sign 2 more defensive linemen [1:53 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'Ta'amu (6-3, 348) was drafted in the fourth round by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012. The Washington product played in 21 NFL games between the Steelers, Arizona Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs.'
Buffalo Bills RB Karlos Williams says Twitter fight with fans 'all in good fun' [1:52 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: '"I wouldn't say turn," Williams said. "I believe it's all good fun. Social media is all good fun. You see people post comments and funny pics all day, and you have to roll with the punches. I roll with the punches and I joke back. You have to have tough skin in this business and you have to be able to take jokes and be able to deliver them back. Some people don't like taking jokes well. I take jokes very well. I'm a funny guy. I make a lot of people laugh in the locker room, so if I joke back with you I don't want you to take it personal. That's just how it is, it's just social media. Things are going to get taken out of context, that's just how it is. "'
Buffalo Bills sign veteran Kroy Biermann to help with depth on defense (report) [1:51 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'Some may also be familiar with Biermann's wife, Kim Zolciak, one of the original housewives on the reality show, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."'
Buffalo Bills remove Ralph Wilson's name from stadium entrance [1:50 AM]
Syracuse Post Standard reports: 'Up until Saturday, the Bills were one of just eight teams in the NFL without a corporate sponsor for their stadium.'
Boykin’s big catches grab attention [1:49 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'Boykin’s stand out plays on Saturday might have added some time on his Bills career.'
Bills add LB Kroy Biermann [1:48 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'The Bills also announced that the team has designated LB IK Enemkpali as waived/injured.'
Karlos Williams discusses return to practice [1:47 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: '“More mental than anything. Playing the game of football, you’ve got to be mentally tough and you’re going to have to go through things, whether it’s getting back in shape, or whether it’s still trying to learn the playbook,” he said.'
Practice highlights, notes, observations from Bills on Monday [1:46 AM]
Batavia Daily News reports: 'For the first time this training camp, the Bills faced a “scout” team defense, presumptively one that will prepare them for their season opener against Baltimore.'
Bills RB Karlos Williams back in shape; cleared to practice [1:44 AM]
AP reports: 'The second-year player's troubles mounted last month, when the NFL suspended Williams for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's substance abuse policy.'
Bills to cut injured IK Enemkpali, sign linebacker Biermann [1:43 AM]
AP reports: '"It's a concern," coach Rex Ryan said. "I think we'd all feel better if Manny was practicing. But he's not. And until he does, you don't have that comfort level."'
Bills rookie QB Jones impressive, but not satisfied [1:42 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: '"It was a great experience and I'm looking forward to hopefully getting in more preseason games and who knows, we'll go from there," said Jones. "The experience was unbelievable. To get out there with the guys who have been killing each other the last two weeks of camp, and we finally see how we react to the other teams, it's been amazing."'
Bills sign LB Biermann as replacement for Enemkpali [1:41 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Biermann will add depth at outside linebacker after injuries to rookie Shaq Lawson (shoulder), Manny Lawson (pectoral) and Enemkpali (knee).'
Bills RB Williams passes physical, returns to practice [1:40 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Williams, who showed up for offseason workouts 20-25 pounds overweight, has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.'
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