Back in February a group of University at Buffalo researchers presented their paper at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytic Conference on systematic inequities in NFL scheduling dealing chiefly with matchups between teams with uneven rest leading up to those games. The research came in the wake of a Buffalobills.com report on the subject when the […]
Last season the defense and special teams largely carried Buffalo to its 9-7 record. Now with the influx of talent on offense this offseason Fred Jackson sees the onus being on the offense to keep pace with their other two units. “We’ve brought in some exciting talent and we’ve got to keep up with our […]
No matter how much college experience or production a player has, the NFL is still a different animal. There are more games, more demands and far more practice and preparation than college. With his rookie season now in the rearview mirror, Sammy Watkins feels he learned some valuable lessons. “Most definitely,” said Watkins when asked […]
Buffalo News Apr 16, 2015
LeSean McCoy gets the money, lots of money.He gets accolades galore.And he gets the title, from the Buffalo Bills’ coaches, that goes to running backs who get the money and the accolades.... Read More
Inside the Bills | Buffalobills.com Apr 15, 2015
With Rex Ryan, Jim Kelly, and Thurman Thomas currently gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated, it’s clear “The Rex Effect” is in top gear. It’s the 13th time the Bills have been SI’s lead feature and the first since Drayton Florence’s pick-6 was immortalized in 2011. We’ve got five covers in the gallery above – […]
Bills DE Mario Williams used the word ecstatic when asked how he feels about the team’s new defense under Rex Ryan and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman. So just what is Williams and his defensive teammates finding to be different under the new scheme? “Well, the biggest thing is last year was pretty much a 4-3,” […]
Express-Times Apr 15, 2015
Here's how Eagles landed Kiko Alonso instead of draft picks from Buffalo Bills in LeSean McCoy trade
According to Bills GM Doug Whaley, the Eagles trade of LeSean McCoy took all of 30 minutes to consummate.
For those that haven’t seen it yet, here’s the Rex Ryan Sports Illustrated cover with Bills Hall of Famers Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas. It’s a regional cover, not a national cover for the magazine to go along with the story by Jenny Vrentas.
Buffalo News Apr 14, 2015
The Sabres’ offensive game plan – loosely described as absorb 70 shots and hope a few bounce toward the other net – wasn’t conducive to scoring. Only Tyler Ennis reached ... Read More
Buffalo News Apr 14, 2015
Think about Karl Dunbar’s good fortune as an NFL assistant coach.From 2006 to 2011, he guided a Minnesota Vikings defensive line that through much of that span included three highly talented ... Read More
Inside the Bills | Buffalobills.com Apr 14, 2015
We began tonight’s show with the news of the day, which included the news of a free agent visit from a familiar name to Bills fans, wide receiver Brad Smith. We also heard from defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman on the re-signing of Jerry Hughes, the linebacking group, and the depth along the defensive line. […]
Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly will be one of eight former NFL players who will be at the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago to announce a draft pick on day two of the draft. According to an ESPN report Kelly will announce one of Buffalo’s day two draft choices in round two or […]
Bills QB EJ Manuel has been working an awful lot on his throwing mechanics this offseason with former NFL QB Steve DeBerg. And he’ll be talking about it tonight on the John Murphy Show at 7:30 pm. Murph told the John Murphy Show some of the drills he went through with DeBerg this offseason to […]
Express-Times Apr 14, 2015
Smith is visiting the Bills on Tuesday.
Matt Cassel’s career year in the NFL as a quarterback came in 2010 while quarterbacking the Kansas City Chiefs. He went 10-5 as a starter, the Chiefs won the AFC West and went to the playoffs. Meanwhile Cassel threw 27 touchdowns against just seven interceptions and went to the Pro Bowl. But looking up and […]