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Jets damage Bills’ AFC East standing, 34-21

Matt Forte ran for two touchdowns four days after complaining the Jets didn’t run the ball enough. An overwhelming defense sacked Tyrod Taylor seven times in New York’s 34-21 demolition …


Bills have prime-time chance to sway more skeptics vs. Jets

The Buffalo Bills have been one of the NFL’s biggest surprises of the season’s first half despite what looked like an all-out rebuild in another potentially dismal year. Sean McDermott’s …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017

Bills RB LeSean McCoy says Colin Kaepernick is too much of a distraction

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy believes quarterback Colin Kaepernick would represent too much of a distraction for some teams to sign him. McCoy says the media “chaos” that signing …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

Ronald Darby has impressive debut, Eagles beat Bills 20-16

Ronald Darby intercepted former teammate Tyrod Taylor and returned it 48 yards and also broke up two passes in his first game since Philadelphia acquired him from the Bills last …


Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams; get Jordan Matthews from Eagles

The Buffalo Bills’ offseason overhaul isn’t over yet with receiver Sammy Watkins and cornerback Ronald Darby the latest players to be sent packing.


Bills’ Sammy Watkins takes next step recovering from foot surgery

Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins has begun participating in individual drills at practice as he recovers from offseason surgery to repair a broken left foot. Rookie receiver Zay Jones also …


Buffalo Bills hire Brandon Beane as general manager

The Buffalo Bills have hired Brandon Beane to fill their general manager vacancy in yet another indication of rookie head coach Sean McDermott’s growing influence over team decisions. Beane’s hiring …


Bills decline to pick up 5th-year option on Sammy Watkins contract

The Buffalo Bills have declined to pick up the fifth-year option on receiver Sammy Watkins’ contract for the 2018 season. The decision was announced by coach Sean McDermott and leaves …


Buffalo Bills fire general manager Doug Whaley 1 day after draft

The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley one day after the end of the NFL draft, a move that further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott’s control over …


Bills sticking with QB Tyrod Taylor after reworking contract

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor is staying with the Buffalo Bills after agreeing to restructure his contract. The deal was reached a day before the NFL’s free-agency period opens, and with Buffalo …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017

NFL notes: Broncos, Bills hire head coaches; Chargers reportedly decide to move to L.A.

The Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills hired new head coaches on Wednesday.


Bills fire coach Rex Ryan ahead of last game of season

Rex Ryan’s inability to back up his boasts of building a bully – particularly on defense – in Buffalo led to the Bills firing their high-profile coach one game short …


Bills coordinator says Sammy Watkins still has broken bone in foot

Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins returned to practice on Thursday, but his offensive coordinator said the wideout is still dealing with a broken bone in his left foot. Watkins recently …


Seahawks’ Richard Sherman fined for hit vs. Buffalo

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman confirmed Thursday he’s been fined by the NFL for his hit on Buffalo kicker Dan Carpenter in last Monday’s game against the Bills.


Pete Carroll sees another rookie-led second-half surge for Seahawks

For being the coach of a Super Bowl-contending team that has won only one game in more than a month, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll seemed uncommonly giddy this week.


Seahawks typically find groove once calendar shifts to November

When the calendar turns to November, Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks get going.


NFL notes: Percy Harvin coming out of retirement to sign with Bills, could face Seahawks

Retirement proved to be temporary for Percy Harvin, the once-dynamic playmaker who’s back in the NFL and returning to Buffalo to reinforce the Bills injury-depleted group of receivers.


Panthers QB Newton sits out practice; Anderson prepping

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Derek Anderson is preparing as if he will start Monday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with Cam Newton still in the league’s concussion protocol. The 33-year-old …


Bill Belichick tight-lipped as Jimmy Garoppolo returns to practice

In brief: Bill Belichick isn’t ready to rule out injured quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for Thursday night’s game against the Texans.


Forte scores 3 TDs in leading Jets to 37-31 win over Bills

Matt Forte scored three touchdowns and Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan’s defense, leading the New York Jets to a 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.


NFL notes: Bills sign QB Tyrod Taylor to extension

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Buffalo Bills will retire Bruce Smith’s No. 78

No one had as many sacks as Bruce Smith, and no one will ever wear his No. 78 jersey with the Buffalo Bills again.


Bills hire NFL’s first full-time female assistant coach

The Buffalo Bills promoted Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff.


Bills give Rex Ryan victory over former team in 22-17 win over Jets

Jilted by the Jets, Rex Ryan got even.


Buffalo Bills gather to celebrate AFL title teams

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – It’s rare they get to celebrate a championship in Buffalo. Today, the Bills will celebrate two, honoring the 50th and 51st anniversaries of their American Football …


NFL notes: TV weight-loss plan works for Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall was relaxing in his hotel room while vacationing with his family on St. Barts this summer when a TV infomercial caught his attention. You know the kind, those …


Ikemefuna Enemkpali sorry for punching Jets QB, happy to be in Buffalo

Without mentioning New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith – the player he sucker punched – by name, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali said he’s sorry, and never meant to hurt anyone. As …


Kromer suspended six games by Bills

The Buffalo Bills have suspended offensive line coach Aaron Kromer without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. The suspension …


Andre Reed back with Bills as coaching intern

Hall of Fame receiver Andre Reed is once again looking to make his mark with the Buffalo Bills. Reed joined his former team this week as a coaching intern. As …


Bills waive QB Tuel

The Buffalo Bills have shuffled their depth at quarterback by claiming Matt Simms and waiving former Washington State star Jeff Tuel. The Bills were awarded Simms on Friday, a day …