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Gore looks forward to sharing Bills backfield with McCoy

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hold the AARP jokes. Running back Frank Gore sees nothing funny about teaming up with LeSean McCoy in Buffalo to form the NFL’s oldest backfield. Instead, Gore sees no reason why the pair of 30-somethings can’t continue their lengthy run of dominance. “It doesn’t matter what age you are,” the […]
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Bills to meet with Ziggy Ansah after signing 7 free agents

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The free-spending Buffalo Bills aren’t yet done attempting to upgrade their young roster with veteran free agents, turning their attention to defensive end Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah. After officially announcing they’ve agreed to sign seven players Wednesday, the Bills are scheduled to meet with Ansah at their facility on Thursday. Buffalo […]
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Bills sign OL Long to 3-year contract week after cut by Jets

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have begun addressing their offensive line needs by signing Spencer Long to a three-year contract. The addition made on Tuesday comes a week after the New York Jets cut Long to free up nearly $6.5 million from next season’s salary cap. The 28-year-old Long has 44 starts […]
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Bills name Hall receivers coach; Hire Dorsey to coach QBs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have promoted Chad Hall to wide receivers coach and hired Ken Dorsey as quarterbacks coach. Hall is a former NFL receiver who spent the past two seasons as an offensive assistant on Bills coach Sean McDermott’s staff. He replaces Terry Robiskie, who was fired last month after […]
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Bills re-sign Ferguson; hire assistant offensive line coach

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have re-signed long snapper Reid Ferguson to a three-year contract and hired Terry Heffernan as an assistant offensive line coach. Ferguson was an exclusive rights free agent and returns for a fourth season with Buffalo upon signing the contract Monday. He was initially signed by the Bills […]
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Bills re-sign long-snapper Ferguson to 3-year contract

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have re-signed long snapper Reid Ferguson to a three-year contract. Ferguson was an exclusive rights free agent and returns for a fourth season with Buffalo upon signing the contract Monday. He was initially signed by the Bills as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2016 following four […]
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CFL leading receiver says he’s signed with Buffalo Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver D’haquille “Duke” Williams says he has signed with the Buffalo Bills a season after leading the Canadian Football League with 1,579 yards receiving. Williams on Monday posted a message on his Instagram account saying he was happy to be a part of the Bills’ family, accompanied by a photo […]
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AP Source: Buffalo Bills fire special teams coach Crossman

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision has told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills have fired special teams coordinator Danny Crossman. The person spoke to The AP on Thursday on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the move, which comes four days after Buffalo closed […]
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AP Source confirms Bills fire offensive line coach Castillo

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the Buffalo Bills’ decision confirms the team has fired offensive line coach Juan Castillo. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not announced the move. CBSSports.com first reported Castillo’s firing Tuesday. Castillo also oversaw the […]
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McDermott: Bills’ trajectory pointing up despite 6-10 finish

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott overlooked Buffalo’s losing record in making the case the team’s trajectory is pointing up. “Nobody wants to be 6-10,” McDermott said Monday, a day after the Bills closed the season with a 42-17 win over the Miami Dolphins. “I’m more concerned about the direction of the […]
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Buffalo Bills re-sign QB Derek Anderson to 1-year contract

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have re-signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to a one-year contract in a move reflecting the role he played in mentoring rookie Josh Allen through the final two-plus months of the season. The signing on Monday comes a day after Buffalo closed a 6-10 season with a 42-17 […]
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Kyle Williams bids farewell with tears, high-fives and a win

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Williams thought he had experienced close to every emotion before wrapping up his 13th and final NFL season. Turns out, there was room for one more before the Buffalo Bills defensive tackle entered retirement. With his team standing at midfield during pregame introductions, Williams was introduced last and got […]
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Bills rout Dolphins 42-17 in Kyle Williams’ final game

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills rookie Josh Allen had a career-best three touchdown passes and scored two more rushing, and defensive tackle Kyle Williams closed his 13-year career in Buffalo with a win, 42-17 over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Williams had a tackle for a loss and was part of a defense that […]
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Week 17 Preview: Dolphins at Bills - Broadcasting, Injuries and Matchups

The Miami Dolphins (7-8) will conclude the season against a division opponent in the Buffalo Bills Sunday at Orchard Park. It has been a disappointing season for both the Dolphins and the Bills, in terms of their record. Miami opened
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Preview: Dolphins vs. Bills, Sunday, 1 p.m.

Dolphins (7-8) at Buffalo (5-10) Kickoff: Sunday, 1 p.m.; New Era Field; Orchard Park, N.Y. TV: CBS (WFOR) in Miami-Dade/Broward; WPEC in Palm Beach); Radio: 560-AM, 99.9-FM, 1140-AM (Spanish); 106.3-FM (West Palm Beach) 760-AM (West Pa
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Bills tackle Kyle Williams retiring after 13 seasons

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams is retiring after completing his 13th season. Williams announced his retirement at age 35 through the team Friday, saying Buffalo’s season finale against Miami on Sunday will be his last game. He says it wasn’t an easy decision and there’s no ideal time to […]
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The future starting QB for the Miami Dolphins might be on the roster

The Miami Dolphins season finale is this Sunday at Orchard Park against the Buffalo Bills. This season couldn't end any faster as the Dolphins are going to miss the playoffs for a second consecutive season. The Dolphins record
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Bills, Kyle Williams play wait-and-see on tackle’s future

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Williams is in no rush to determine his future. And the Buffalo Bills aren’t going to push the defensive tackle into making a decision about returning for a 14th season any time soon in what’s become an annual game of wait and see when it comes to the team’s […]
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Bills sign quarterback Matt Barkley to 2-year extension

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed quarterback Matt Barkley to a two-year contract extension, securing what’s been an unsettled backup spot behind rookie Josh Allen. The signing announced Friday is a reflection of how Barkley performed in winning his one start this season and his role in helping mentor Allen. Coach […]
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Bills rookie Edmunds has made great strides this season

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Micah Hyde laughs at the recollection of just turned 20-year-old linebacker Tremaine Edmunds having difficulty spitting out calls in the defensive huddle during one of the Buffalo Bills first offseason practices in May. “They threw him in the fire and put him in the huddle and, man, he was tongue-tied,” […]
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Chargers rookie Derwin James thrives in multiple roles

Los Angeles Chargers free safety Derwin James (33) celebrates during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo ) Los Angeles Chargers free safety Derwin James (33) celebrates during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo ) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The Chargers Derwin James (33) celebra...
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NFL notebook: Ramsey credits QB he trash-talked

The "trash" quarterback topped the trash-talker on Sunday as Josh Allen's Buffalo Bills earned a 24-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and cornerback Jalen Ramsey in Orchard Park, N.Y. Ramsey made headlines last summer when he criticized the Bills' selection of Allen with the No. 7 overall pick in the draft, telling GQ magazine, "I think Allen is trash. ... Not a lot of (passing stats) ... but I know he ran the ball really well." --Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette and Bills def...
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Bills honor Thurman Thomas by retiring No. 34

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Thurman Thomas recalled a phone call he received a couple weeks ago from former Buffalo Bills teammate Bruce Smith. “Do yo know what it means to have your jersey retired?” Smith asked Thomas. “Do you realize the importance?” “I do now,” Thomas told to a sold-out crowd at New Era […]
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Who are the 10 most important NFL players in Los Angeles?

Says teammate Lamarcus Joyner of new Rams cornerback Marcus Peters: “You always hear people say, ‘This guy gambles a lot. “But what you don’t hear is how smart of a player he is.” (Photo by Michael Owen Baker) Rams cornerback Marcus Peters has been fined $13,000 by the NFL for this crotch-grabbing touchdown celebration after a 50-yard interception return for a score in a victory over the Raiders Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 in Oakland. (AP Photo/John Hefti) Sound The gallery will resume ...
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Desmond King unsportsmanlike conduct offers Chargers a teachable moment

Buffalo Bills’ Kelvin Benjamin, left, catches a pass in the end zone during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus) Los Angeles Chargers’ Austin Ekeler, right, tries to get through Buffalo Bills defenders during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Rich Barnes) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Char...
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Chargers cruise past Buffalo Bills for their first win of the 2018 season

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, top, is tacked by Los Angeles Chargers’ Jahleel Addae during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Rich Barnes) Buffalo Bills’ Charles Clay can’t make a catch in the end zone during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers , Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Buffalo Bills’ Jer...
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Bills will start rookie Josh Allen at QB against Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the Buffalo Bills, Josh Allen’s time is now. Bills coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday the rookie quarterback will make his first career start on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Allen replaces second-year pro Nathan Peterman, who struggled badly in a 47-3 blowout loss to the Baltimore Ravens in […]
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Peterman named Bills starting quarterback ahead of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have named Nathan Peterman their starting quarterback in a job the second-year player is expected to hold until rookie first-round pick Josh Allen is deemed ready. The Bills made the announcement on their Twitter account before practice Monday morning as the team prepares for its season opener […]
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Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen is getting his chance to secure the starting job in Buffalo’s preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Allen will make his first start of the preseason in a home game against the Bengals, the team announced on its Twitter account. The move comes […]
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AP source: Bills, Sabres president Brandon leaving teams

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Buffalo Bills and Sabres president Russ Brandon is leaving his post in a major shake-up made by the teams’ owners, Terry and Kim Pegula. It was not immediately unclear whether Brandon is stepping down or being fired. […]
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