Which position will Corey Graham play in 2015? [1:54 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“We’ve been talking about all offseason so it’s nothing new,” Graham said two months ago. “Yesterday we pretty much made a decision that I was going to focus on it a little bit. So I’m preparing myself for training camp so I’ll be ready. I’ll learn as much as I possibly can and we’ll see how it goes.”'
Bills’ line coach faces battery charge in dispute [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'In a statement released by the Walton County County Sheriff's Office, authorities initially responded to a residence at Inlet Beach in reference to the battery claim. The caller stated that Kromer and Kromer's son confronted three boys over the use of beach chairs at the beach. That's when the accuser said that Kromer grabbed their fishing pole and "threw the pole into the water and then pushed one of the boys to the ground and punched him in the face."'
Buffalo Bills OL coach Aaron Kromer charged with battery for physical altercation with a minor [1:58 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'According to the Walton County Sheriff's Department, Kromer was charged with misdemeanor battery. He avoided a felony charge because the bodily harm was not great enough for a felony. Kromer was arrested at 1:39 a.m. and released at 3:10 a.m.'
NFL coach Kromer arrested for battery in Walton County [1:57 AM]
Northwest Florida Daily News reports: 'Kromer, an offensive line coach for the Buffalo Bills, received a misdemeanor battery charge for an incident in Inlet Beach. Additional charges might be filed Monday after the sheriff's office executive staff reviews the case.'
Former Bears OC Aaron Kromer arrested, charged with battery [1:56 AM]
Chicago Tribune reports: 'Kromer, now the offensive line coach for the Bills, could face stern discipline from the league. The NFL's personal conduct policy was updated and amended in December with an intent to take a stronger stance against employees who are involved in incidents of violence.'
Ex-Bears coach Aaron Kromer charged with battery in beach-chair brouhaha [1:55 AM]
Chicago Sun Times reports: 'How the Bills, and the NFL, deal with allegations against Kromer will be telling.'
Buffalo Bills offensive line coach shoved neighbor's son to ground, punched him in the face [1:54 AM]
New York Daily News reports: 'He was mired in controversy last year when he admitted he was the anonymous source behind an NFL Network report criticizing the team’s franchise quarterback Jay Cutler. The report indicated the team had a case of “buyer’s remorse” regarding the quarterback and that he “absolutely killed” the team’s offense.'
Bills coach punches minor, threatens to kill family [1:53 AM]
New York Post reports: 'The 48-year-old Kromer, a Rex Ryan hire after the Bears gave him the ax, confronted three boys who were fishing on a beach in Walton County, Fla., over a hazy disagreement about the use of beach chairs, according to police.'
Bills coach Aaron Kromer slugged juvenile and made death threats, police say [1:52 AM]
Newark Star-Ledger reports: 'When they arrived deputies spoke to the caller and learned three boys had been fishing on the beach when the suspect, later identified as Buffalo Bills Offensive Line Coach Aaron Kromer, and the suspect's son confronted them over the use of beach chairs left by a beach access.'
Bills OL coach Kromer arrested in Florida for battery [1:51 AM]
AP reports: 'In a written statement, the Bills said, "We are aware of the report and in the process of gathering the facts."'
Bills OL coach Kromer arrested on battery charge [1:50 AM]
The Sports Network reports: 'The Walton County Sheriff's Office said Sunday it received a call in reference to a battery at Inlet Beach on Saturday night. Deputies who responded were told that three boys had been fishing on the beach when they were confronted by Kromer and his son over the use of beach chairs left near a beach access.'
Bills OL coach Kromer arrested for battery [1:49 AM]
The Sports Xchange reports: 'Kromer had a "physical altercation" with his neighbor's son, according to the Walton County (Fla.) Jail. Kromer was booked at 1:51 a.m. ET Sunday and released at 3:10 a.m. on the misdemeanor battery charge with intent to cause bodily harm.'
Bills O-Line Coach Kromer Arrested [1:48 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'It was stated Kromer then told the boys to return the chairs to where they found them. The victim stated Kromer also told him if he reported him to the police he would kill his family.'
What's next in legal process for Kromer? [1:47 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'If all this happens, the Florida legal expert expects Kromer to plead not guilty, because that will give Kromer and his lawyer time to review the evidence against him, develop a defense, negotiate a plea bargain, etc..'
5 Defensive playmakers to look for at camp [1:46 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“You’ve got to be physical now,” he said. “You’ve got to put that on film where you’ve got some heads snapping back. You can’t show that you’re just taking on blocks. You’ve got to show a physical presence so your opponents know they’re in for a fight.”'
Late mom still a presence in life of Bills’ Robey [1:32 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Whenever Robey is wheezing in fatigue during practice, whenever he stares at a receiver across the line who’s six, seven inches taller, he thinks of his mother. “It gives me more of a push,” Robey said. “That makes me go. Because I know if she was living, she’d be appreciating everything that I’m doing and pushing me through it.'
Treatment helps Darryl Talley to bounce back [1:31 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Darryl talked about a subject that isn’t easy for him, his own struggle with depression. He took the step when I was finally able to convince him that he had no clarity. It was like he was swimming in oatmeal. He couldn’t order from a McDonald’s menu, let alone make prudent business decisions. Darryl was team captain for many years with the Buffalo Bills and called most of the defensive plays, a skill that required repetitive split-second decision-making. Now he can’t decide if he wants bacon or sausage with his eggs.'
Will Rex Ryan end the hex? [1:30 AM]
Boston Herald reports: 'There’s definitely a buzz. There’s a certain expectation. I think the playoffs is a fair expectation for this team, and that is kind of rare. I guess the No. 1 reason would be Rex Ryan. They’ve got a big-name coach. There haven’t been a lot of big-name coaches around here since Marv Levy. It’s been Chan Gailey, Mike Mularkey, Gregg Williams, Dick Jauron. To get a name like Rex Ryan in and a proven defensive coach has created a buzz we haven’t seen in years.'
5 positions to watch at camp [1:29 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Heading into training camp, the Bills have plenty of positions to keep an eye on. Players will be looking to impress head coach Rex Ryan and company during their time at St. John Fisher College. Here’s a look at five positions to pay attention to in August.'
Bills Records are tough to be broken [1:28 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Behind Simpson's record-setting season, the Bills set an NFL record for most team rushing yards in a 14-game season, with 3,088. The Patriots surpassed this mark when the League moved to a 16-game schedule in1978, but in a League that has become pass-happy, this 14 game total may never be broken.'
3 ways Greg Roman will help the offense most [1:27 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'This past season San Francisco had the fourth-best running game in the league. The key to Roman’s success has been his ability to modernize the tried and true run game concepts of the past. His whole approach on run plays is to obtain a numerical advantage in the box to open up what he likes to call “cavernous holes” for his running backs.'
Bills’ prospect Gaines is running down a dream [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“Smart. Tough. Gritty,” Gaines said. “I’m willing to do anything. It doesn’t really matter. I’ll do it. If I have to be on an island like” Darrelle “Revis, I’ll do it. If I have to check” Charles “Clay in practice or whether I have to check” LeSean “McCoy in practice, whatever’s asked of me, I’ll do it. I’m not going to think, ‘OK, he is who he is.’ I’m who I am as well. I’m confident in my abilities and I’m confident in what I can do.”'
Naval Park displays to honor Ralph Wilson, Bob Kalsu [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'For the display, the NFL Hall of Fame has loaned Wilson’s 13 military medals from World War II to the Naval Park and Wilson’s family also donated the uniform he wore in the Navy, the American flag he received from President Obama in 2012 and other military memorabilia.'
Local child with disability reaches out to Jim Kelly, who reaches back [1:57 AM]
Bradford Era reports: '“Jim sat with us for a while, which was really special considering there were at least 600 children at the camp,” Bruno said. “He remembered Matthew from all the years that we’d been coming. He told us to ‘keep going, stay positive and surround yourselves with positive people who love you,’ which was really great to hear. He saw Matthew’s G-tube and told him that he used to have one too, then he kissed Matthew on the forehead, signed a football for him and gave me a hug.”'
Ex-Hug/Pack star Duke Williams holding local youth camp [1:56 AM]
Reno Gazette Journal reports: 'Williams will be joined by Hug High alum Ryan Jones, who signed with the New York Giants in April, and Wolf Pack grad Isaiah Frey, who played for the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season, as instructors.'
Buffalo Bills founder's military medals displayed in Buffalo [1:55 AM]
AP reports: 'Wilson's medals are being loaned by the NFL Hall of Fame for two months. His family has added his Navy uniform and other memorabilia to the Buffalo display. Wilson died last year.'
Can special teams be number one? [1:54 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '“Knowing the moves they made last offseason and as good a unit as we were all year long, to add on a couple of more pieces like Percy and Alex Carrington, expectations are very high for everybody,” said Marcus Easley.'
Bills camp won't be first rodeo for Mississippi native Hamilton [1:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '“I grew up around horses my whole life,” Hamilton said. “It’s just something that’s been with me since I was young. I’m from the country. I’ve lived in the country. I’ve never really lived in town. Having horses and going to rodeos every weekend was a big responsibility.'
Do the Bills have the worst QB situation in the NFL? [1:58 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'And yet... the age-old problem here in Western New York lingers. Quarterback. Veteran Matt Cassel, 2013 first-rounder E.J. Manuel and Tyrod Taylor will all compete for the No. 1 job at St. John Fisher College this summer. This off-season, the Bills decided not to overspend, overdraft or pull off a costly trade for someone else. Time will tell if Rex Ryan can win the old fashioned way — with defense and a running game.'
Former TCU DE Jerry Hughes will donate $15,000 to Fort Worth North Side football program [1:57 AM]
Fort Worth Star Telegram reports: 'Hughes donation, Turner said, will go toward weight room equipment, practice equipment, game gloves, cleats for players who need them and game day attire for coaches and players.'
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