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5 things to know about the Senior Bowl

The Senior Bowl practices get underway on Tuesday and we'll have coverage from Mobile all week on Buffalobills.com as the pre-draft season gets rolling. Here are five things to know about this week's Senior Bowl.
Via BuffaloBills.com
24 minutes ago

Gary Kubiak commends Sean McDermott for hiring Rick Dennison

Kubiak says Buffalo is getting a championship-caliber coach. New Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott has held the job for about two weeks now but is already receiving some pretty big praise. Gary Kubiak, who won a ring as coach of the Denver Broncos recently commended McDermott for hiring Rick Dennison to be his offensive coordinator. "Buffalo is getting a championship coach...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
39 minutes ago

Rapoport: ‘Would make no sense’ if Buffalo Bills got rid of Tyrod Taylor after hiring Rick Dennison

With a new offensive coordinator in the mix, could Tyrod Taylor be staying with the Bills? In an interview on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, Ian Rapoport spoke on the future of Tyrod Taylor. This is the full quote on what the Bills’ hire of offensive coordinator Rick Dennison means for the quarterback: “This is pretty good news because he was the quarterbacks coach...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
2 hours ago

Monday morning one-liners

WR Marquise Goodwin is coming off a good year for the Bills. Former Dolphins QB Dan Marino held his annual walk to raise funds and awareness for autism initiatives. Some Patriots newcomers are getting their first taste of the Super Bowl. A rundown of early draft projections for the Jets. How will the Ravens replace…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

Bills Today: Kubiak praises McDermott for Dennison hire

Retired NFL coach Gary Kubiak knows Rick Dennison better than anyone else in the pro coaching ranks. He had nothing but praise for Bills head coach Sean McDermott for hiring "Rico" as his offensive coordinator.
Via BuffaloBills.com
8 hours ago

Impending free agents from Championship Sunday Buffalo Bills should consider

A few players on the field today should warrant consideration from the Bills in free agency. Today, four teams with a lot of talents will play to represent their conference in the Super Bowl. During the AFC and NFC title games, keep an eye on the following impending free agents whom the Buffalo Bills could consider signing this offseason. New England Patriots WR Michael Floyd...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
23 hours ago

Buffalo Bills injury report: Sammy Watkins, Shaq Lawson undergo offseason surgery

The Buffalo Bills (7-9) announced on Friday that wide receiver Sammy Watkins and defensive end Shaq Lawson recently underwent surgeries and are currently on the mend. While Watkins had a second surgery on his injured foot last week, Lawson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery after participating in 10 games during his rookie year. WR Sammy Watkins and DL Shaq Lawson have undergone...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago

Bills’ Sammy Watkins, Shaq Lawson undergo offseason surgery

Both receiver Sammy Watkins and defensive end Shaq Lawson required surgery for the Buffalo Bills this offseason. From the Bills’ official Twitter account: WR Sammy Watkins and DL Shaq Lawson have undergone team-scheduled offseason surgeries. Details: https://t.co/PZegWWgzrL pic.twitter.com/3epvFnrm3u — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) January 20, 2017 Watkins underwent a...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills receiver Watkins has 2nd operation on left foot

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills star receiver Sammy Watkins has had a second operation in less than a year for a broken left foot and is expected to be sidelined until the start of training camp. The team also announced on Friday that Shaq Lawson had surgery for a knee injury. The team said the defensive lineman is expected to be cleared in time to participate in offseason activities...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watkins and Lawson undergo surgeries

Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins and DL Shaq Lawson have undergone team-scheduled surgeries this post-season.
Via BuffaloBills.com
2 days ago

Report: Sammy Watkins underwent second foot surgery

After missing most of the 2016 season due to an injured foot, Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins has reportedly undergone a second surgery to fix what ails him.“Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins underwent a second foot surgery earlier this month, performed by specialist Dr. Robert Anderson, and is expected to be ready for training camp, according to multiple sources with knowledge...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills hire Kelly Skipper to coach running backs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) New Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott has hired Kelly Skipper to oversee LeSean McCoy and the NFL's top-ranked running attack. Skipper takes over as Buffalo's running backs coach after spending the previous two seasons holding the same job with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also spent eight seasons as an assistant in Oakland following a nine-year stint...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Buffalo Bills

With the start of the 2017 NFL season, the Buffalo Bills will begin with a new head coach, their 20th in franchise history which includes one Hall of Fame coach and one Hall of Fame player. How many of these leaders of the Bills can you name? Clue: Years Active
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills hire ex-Rams coordinator Boras to coach tight ends

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills new coach Sean McDermott continues filling out his staff by hiring Rob Boras to coach tight ends. Boras spent the past four seasons with the Rams, including the last two as offensive coordinator. Boras was previously an assistant with Jacksonville and Chicago, and spent his first 11 seasons coaching at the college level. He becomes the second...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What are Sean McDermott’s top priorities as Buffalo Bills head coach?

Former Panthers Defensive Coordinator Sean McDermott was named the next Buffalo Bills head coach succeeding Rex Ryan and former interim head coach Anthony Lynn. The Bills signed McDermott to a five-year deal that they finished and finalized last week. It wasn’t a surprise when the Bills fired Rex Ryan with three games left in the season. Many believed that the head coaching job...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean McDermott Looks to Succeed Where Others Like Him Have Failed

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, “The Buffalo Bills have hired a defensive minded head coach.” Sean McDermott was hired to be the new head coach of the Bills on Wednesday, and much like all the men who were coaches for the Bills before him, he is a defensive head coach. The fact that the Bills have hired another defensive head coach makes me just a little worried. Including...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Pegula calls talk of Bills’ dysfunction ‘an insult’

It hasn’t been a great month of PR for the Buffalo Bills, but don’t tell ownership that the organization is dysfunctional. Owner Terry Pegula took exception to the Bills being hit with that label, and he considers it “an insult.” “I think that all started with some false information printed in the national media about our organization,” Pegula told Tim Graham of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills HC Sean McDermott won’t commit to Tyrod Taylor

With a new staff coming in to Buffalo, led by former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, it makes complete sense that the new coach will re-evaluate the entire roster. Doubly so at the quarterback position, where the Bills have Tyrod Taylor signed through 2019 but can easily cut him if need be. On that note, new head coach McDermott isn’t ready to commit to...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Time to move on from Tyrod Taylor

Nothing is official, but looking at the current state of the situation, it appears QB Tyrod Taylor and the Buffalo Bills are headed for a split.  Taylor, who went 15-14 in his two seasons as the Bills starter, signed a six-year, $92 million extension last offseason, a contract that included a team option after this season.  After Tyrod’s week 17 benching, as well as his recent...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills hire Sean McDermott as new head coach

NFL coaching moves are coming in fast and furious on Wednesday. Mere minutes after it was announced that the Denver Broncos have hired Vance Joseph to become the team’s new head coach comes this juicy piece of information. According to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora, Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has agreed to become the Buffalo Bills’ new...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills could bring in Mike McCoy as offensive coordinator

With the Buffalo Bills seemingly closing in on a new head coach, it appears that things may already be in motion with regards to staff hires. According to Sal Capaccio of WGR, there is a possibility that Mike McCoy could be lined up to be the team’s offensive coordinator under Sean McDermott, the current favorite for the head coaching position. If Sean McDermott is new Bills...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

25 Super Bowl snacks you can make in a slow cooker

The Super Bowl will be here before you know it, and if you’re anything like us, you won’t want to miss a minute of the action. With this in mind, you may want to opt to serve snacks and bite-size treats at your party in lieu of full meals, because the smaller the food, the less you’ll have to look away from the TV. (It’s science.) Utilizing a slow cooker or crock pot also...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills ownership 'expressed remorse' for benching Taylor

Buffalo Bills ownership seems to at least recognize that some of their recent actions have put members of their staff in very awkward situations. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Bills ownership recently expressed remorse to interim coach Anthony Lynn for intervening and making him bench quarterback Tyrod Taylor during Week 17. On #Bills search: Owners expressed remorse...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush: The Beast that Never Was

Some might argue that the worst thing to be (in football) is someone who peaked in college, only to become an NFL dropout—so to speak. Such was the case for Tim Tebow and Johnny Manziel. Others might say that losing a career by failing to get your act together is the second-worst thing to losing it through injury. I would argue that a combination of the two is what would ultimately...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bills ‘planning to move on’ from QB Tyrod Taylor

The Buffalo Bills are getting ready to once again start over at the quarterback position. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Bills are “planning to move on” from quarterback Tyrod Taylor this offseason, with the expectation being that Buffalo will not pick up Taylor’s $15.5 million bonus this coming March. Taylor signed a five-year, $90 million extension with the Bills...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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