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Here's a look at stories from around the league on Tuesday, Oct. 3: 1. The Panthers signed Jairus Byrd. The Panthers needed safety help after Kurt Coleman suffered an MCL sprain in his knee. So they turned to free agent Jairus Byrd, who went to three Pro Bowls with the Bills after being a second-round pick in 2009. Byrd logged 22 interceptions in five years with …

Former Buffalo Bills player and current CBS correspondent Steve Tasker joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Tuesday. Tasker talked about the two questioned calls during the game — the deep pass that was challenged, and the Matt Ryan fumble as well as how well-disciplined the team is currently under Sean McDermott. The conversation then turned to a leag…

Bills center Eric Wood joined Mike Schopp and The Bulldog as part of "Football Monday" on WGR-550 AM. Wood discussed the team mood being 3-1 and in first place in the AFC East, the roster turnover, how the Bills felt seeing the Falcons have to use a silent count, and the turnover of the roster. Wood was asked how good he thinks the Bills can be, how Sean McDermott keeps…

Head Coach Sean McDermott Opening Statement: Before we get started here, I would like to start off and, I would be remised if I didn’t mention all the families affected by the tragic news of last night’s events in Las Vegas. Everyone is in our thoughts and prayers today. [It] puts things in perspective in a hurry, so with that, we’ll move forward and I’ll open…

Buffalo Bills insider Chris Brown joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Monday. Chris Brown talked through the main reason the Bills are 3-1, the importance of the coaching staff's influence and how highly Brown thinks of them. They finished the conversation talking about how Zay Jones can move past the "Carolina drop" and not allow it to get in his head …

Here's a look at stories from around the country involving the Buffalo Bills. 1. The Bills are contenders in the AFC That was the main takeaway for Sports Illustrated’s Michael Beller from Sunday’s game. “It’s far too early to call the Bills the class of the division, especially since they won’t meet the Patriots until December,” Beller wrote, “but it…

Buffalo Bills Head coach Sean McDermott On describing the emotion in the locker room after the win: “I’m happy for the team. Those guys worked hard, the coaches worked hard, the players worked extremely hard. We have a group of hard workers. The coaches put together a good game plan across the board and they stayed with it. This is a tough place to play. They ar…

Here's a look at stories from around the league on Saturday, Sept. 30. 1. Are the Bears considering a QB switch?  Every subpar game from Bears QB Mike Glennon leads to louder calls for rookie Mitch Trubisky, who had a strong preseason after being selected second overall. Bears coach John Fox certainly left the door open to a switch following his team's Thursday nigh…

NFL Films and ESPN NFL Matchup Greg Cosell joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR-550 AM on Friday. Cosell talked about events around the league, as well as analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and how Mo Sanu and Taylor Gabriel are great complimentary pieces to Jones. Cosell also talked about the Bills' defense and how strong Ramon Humbe…

Here's a look at stories from around the country involving the Buffalo Bills. 1. The Falcons will be down four starters for Sunday's game against the Bills. Falcons safety Ricardo Allen was ruled out Friday due to a concussion, as was right tackle Ryan Schraeder. Two other prominent Falcons, outside linebacker Vic Beasley (hamstring) and defensive lineman Courtney …

Head coach Sean McDermott Opening Statement: Injury update for you guys: Cordy Glenn will not practice, as well as Shaq Lawson will not practice. Shaq had the groin yesterday, and we’ll open it up to questions. Q: Where do things stand for them with the game? A: Cordy, as it looks right now is probably not going to make it. Shaq, again as it looks right now, wil…

Here's a look at stories from around the league on Thursday, Sept. 28. 1. The NFL shot down the possibility of the Chargers moving back to San Diego.  The NFL's return to Los Angeles is off to a rough start in Year Two, with the Chargers failing to fill their 27,000-seat soccer stadium and attendance plummeting for the Rams. But despite a report that there has been …

The MMQB's Andrew Brandt joined John Murphy and Donald Jones on WGR 550 AM on Thursday. Brandt discussed the reaction of the players and league to the criticism of the president, the future of protests — starting with the Packers game this evening, the economics of the television deals with groups like Amazon, Twitter and Yahoo trying to add to their media footprints,…