Getting warmer [9:21 PM]
CNN/SI reports: 'Williams doesn't have to deliver a winning season to the rebuilding Bills, but he does have to show real improvement to avoid the hot seat. Another 3-13 level debacle and he might not be asked back for the third and final year of his contract.'
Blake's foot could be deal-breaker [5:02 PM]
Shout! reports: Jeff Blake's right foot is the biggest question mark holding up a deal with the Bills. If Buffalo signs him, it will be facing a similar situation that it faced with Sam Cowart: the team will have to calculate the risk of buying a player's services against the possibility that this player might never return to the form he once had before a debilitating injury.
Blake talks with Bills [4:38 PM]
AP reports: '"They have the weapons, the running game, the offensive line is coming along and definitely with (defensive coordinator) Jerry Gray bringing in the players he wants, they'll have a good defense," Blake said of the Bills.'
Free Agent visit recap [9:26 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: The Bills have been busy entertaining free agents during the past two weeks as 10 different players have visited Buffalo.
Did you know? Bill Conaty [9:24 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: Classic Rock - I can't pick only one song. I like 100's of them.
Marcus Price Press Conference (03/13) [9:23 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: I was already leaning favorably to coming here. I like the coach, the organization and the direction that they are trying to go. I wanted to be a part of it.
Bills statement on uniforms [9:22 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: The Buffalo Bills continue to consider the possibility of a modification to its uniform for the upcoming 2002 season.
Bills' uniforms may be getting face lift [9:05 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The team said no change has been decided upon, and it's not certain any change will be made. The Bills have filed certain paperwork with the NFL office that is required by teams exploring the possibility of any uniform change.'
Bills' draft shrouded in smoke signals [9:04 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Debating Williams vs. McKinnie easily could fill this space, but what's the sense? There's no guarantee the Bills will use the pick on an offensive tackle, not after Oregon quarterback Joey Harrington lit it up in the Fiesta Bowl and worked out to rave reviews at the combine.'
Bills meet with Steelers' kicker Brown [5:13 AM]
D and C reports: 'Should Brown receive a contract offer from the Bills or Texans, the Steelers have seven days to match. If they decline, the team signing Brown owes them a seventh-round draft choice as compensation. That's a small price for a 25-year-old, proven kicker with a long future ahead of him.'
Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremoney moved [9:17 PM]
reports: The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for Jim Kelly among others, traditionally conducted on the front steps of the Hall of Fame, will be held this year at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium.
Price is right for Bills [9:10 PM]
WGRZ-TV reports: 'This could mean Price and Marques Sullivan will battle for the starting left tackle spot, although several factors could change that. Should the Bills draft a tackle high in the first or second round in next month's NFL draft, that player would almost certainly go into camp as the starter.'
Bills sign Marcus Price [4:37 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'In all, Price has seen action in 31 games in his career, including 12 with the Saints last season.'
Bills sign Marcus Price [4:36 PM]
AP reports: 'His contract with Buffalo is for $1.8 million over three years and includes a $150,000 signing bonus.'
Bills sign tackle [9:08 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Marcus Price, an unrestricted free agent from the New Orleans Saints, approved terms of a three-year, $1.87-million contract with the Bills.'
Ex-Saint Glover becomes anchor of Cowboys' rebuilding efforts [6:26 AM]
New Orleans Times Picayune reports: 'Former Saints quarterback Jeff Blake will visit the Buffalo Bills today, although he said he doesn't expect to sign a contract.'
Bills seek to add depth at quarterback [5:15 AM]
D and C reports: 'Visiting with the coaching staff Tuesday was unrestricted free agent Jonathan Quinn, a backup with Jacksonville the past four years. Due in today is Jeff Blake, a former Pro Bowl performer with Cincinnati who was released by New Orleans in a salary cap move.'
Texans impress Ayanbadejo [5:14 AM]
Houston Chronicle reports: 'Because Brown, who will visit Buffalo today, is a restricted free agent, the Steelers have the right to match any offer he receives. If the Steelers choose not to match an offer, the team signing Brown must give Pittsburgh a seventh-round draft pick as compensation.'
Teams Begin Dealing For Dunn [5:13 AM]
Tampa Tribune reports: 'In other Bucs free-agent news, the Bills and Jets have expressed interest in talking to Bucs free-agent punter Mark Royals, according to Royals' agent. A visit has not been arranged with either team yet, primarily because Royals leaves Thursday for Hawaii, where he will represent the Bucs at the NFL Players Association's meeting of player representatives.'
Steelers meet with more free agents [5:11 AM]
Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports: 'In Houston, Holmes and Steelers kicker Kris Brown likewise visited and left without a deal, with Brown headed to Buffalo for another test of his restricted free agency.'
Jaguars notebook [5:10 AM]
Florida Times Union reports: 'Donahue also said the Bills will bring in kicker Mike Hollis for a look later this week.'
Free agents parade for the Bills [8:06 PM]
WKBW-TV reports: 'Quinn says he's tired of sitting, he's looking for a place to compete for a starting quarterback job.'
Bills interview three free agents, including Farrior [7:38 PM]
AP reports: '"I think this is an organization that's on the rise and they'll be able to make things happen with the right people. And they want me to be one of those people."'
Billy Buffalo to join NFL mascots in Annual Convention [7:18 PM]
Press Release reports: @ The mascots are meeting to discuss critical issues such as rallying the crowd at games and best tips for removing pop stains from costumes. The NFL Team Mascots Convention will be held in New York with the hopes of raising spirits and promoting tourism in New Your City.
Darryl Talley/Raven Moon to Support Anchor House Ministries [7:13 PM]
Press Release reports: @ Raven Moon Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has teamed up with Former Buffalo Bill Star Darryl Talley to support Anchor House Ministries.
"You can only applaud the commitment Raven Moon Entertainment has made to children. Through Raven Moon's 'Mr. Bicycle Man' Safety PSA, Anchor House can send a positive message out to children throughout the country, one which I am proud to stand behind," commented Darryl Talley.
Some thoughts on Cowart, Sabres, Bonnies-Syracuse [1:29 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'The reality is this. London Fletcher, at 27 (as of May 19), is the same age as the man he replaced and though he isn't a healthy Sam Cowart, he's an awfully good player. Fletcher is squat - 5-10, 240 - but a sideline-to-sideline defender who has a non-stop motor and a vocal approach to leadership as compared to Cowart, a lockeroom leader who did it by example.'
Bills New Tight End Ready for Block Party [9:30 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Moore had an offer to be the backup tight end to Mark Bruener in Pittsburgh. He also had an offer to stay in Tampa. But he took the Bills' offer because it should provide more playing time.'
Bills Sign Former Buccaneers Tight End Dave Moore to Contract [7:58 AM]
Bloomberg reports: 'The signing puts current tight Jay Riemersma in a precarious position. The Bills asked Riemersma if they could cut his $2.53 million salary this year by about $1.25 million and he refused, according to ESPN.'
Moore Calls In [7:22 AM]
Buffalobills.com reports: '"Alex and I were always on the same page back in our college days, I always knew what he was thinking. Both of those guys came out to dinner with me when I was up there and it was good to see them. I actually helped recruit Ruben to the University of Pittsburgh so we go back a ways."'
Bills sign Bucs' Moore [5:16 AM]
D and C reports: 'Last year he caught a career-high 35 passes and led the Bucs with five TD receptions. Moore, who will turn 33 in November, is a former University of Pittsburgh teammate of QB Alex Van Pelt and offensive guard Ruben Brown, and those players helped convince Moore to choose Buffalo.'
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