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The Buffalo Bills are officially done for the 2017 season. Running back LeSean McCoy and left guard Richie Incognito participated Sunday for the AFC team in the Pro Bowl, with their side earning a 24-23 win over the NFC at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. By unofficial count of The Buffalo News, McCoy took 10 snaps, while Incognito was in for 33 of the AFC's 51…

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Buffalo Bills fans have donated more than $30,000 to the Eric Wood Fund for Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation since Friday, a spokesman said Sunday. The donations poured in after Wood announced that he was diagnosed with career-ending neck surgery. Most of the donations are in $70 increments to represent Wood's uniform number. The organization's annual goal is $…

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It become a running joke during the season. Week after week, News Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan and I were asked in our respective mailbags why Ryan Groy wasn’t being given a chance to crack the starting lineup for the Buffalo Bills. We got the question so much, we ran out of ways to answer it. Groy’s seven-game stint as a starter for the Bills in 2016 clear…

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The Buffalo Bills have already lost one member of their front office this off-season when Brian Gaine left to become the general manager of the Houston Texans. Now, they’re at risk of losing another. According to a report Saturday from NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the Carolina Panthers plan to interview Bills assistant director of college scouting Lake Dawson for the…

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has been talked about a lot by Bills fans as the team tries to determine its future at the position. Smith, 33, is entering the final year of his contract and has a cap number of $20.6 million for the 2018 season. The Chiefs could save $17 million by letting him go or dealing him to another team. Any trade could not happen until…

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Rick Dennison appears to be remaining in the AFC East. The former Bills offensive coordinator is expected to be hired by the New York Jets as run game coordinator/offensive line coach, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter. Dennison worked with new Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates when the two were in Denver. Dennison lasted one season with th…

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Bills center Eric Wood was hoping to make his farewell from football at Sunday's Pro Bowl, two league sources told the News on Friday. Wood held off the announcement about his future in case he got the call, the sources said. Wood said last week that he would have gone to the Pro Bowl had Maurkice Pouncey of the Steelers decided not to play. Wood was named a Pro Bowl…

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Eric Wood released the following statement regarding his career-ending neck injury: I was diagnosed with a neck injury as part of my season-ending physical with the Bills. After consultation with Dr. Cappuccino and other physicians, I was informed that I was no longer cleared to play football, even with surgery or further treatment.  I appreciate and thank everyone f…

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Following the generosity of Bills fans to the Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation, the Bills Mafia has begun making $70 donations in honor of Eric Wood to the Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation and the Eric Wood Fund. Wood is being forced to retire with a neck injury. Donations are being made via this link. Wood, through his own Eric Wood Fund, partnered with…

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Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood's playing career has been cut short by a neck injury. The nine-year veteran made that shocking announcement early Friday afternoon – a devastating blow to the franchise, and in many ways, the entire community. In a statement issued through the team, Wood said, "I was diagnosed with a neck injury as part of my season-ending physical with th…

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Richie Incognito confirmed Thursday a report that he and Yannick Ngakoue met at the Pro Bowl on Wednesday and cleared the air on the controversy stemming from words exchanged between them in the Jan. 7 wild-card playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars. “I saw him in the locker room, went up to him, said, ‘Good to finally meet you,’ " Incognito, t…

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The New York Jets have reached out to former Bills offensive coordinator Rick Dennison about a position on the coaching staff, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. Dennison has worked with new Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates with the Denver Broncos. The report does not indicate what type of role Dennison is being considered for. The Bills ranked 22n…

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Former Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens is among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The selection committee will gather Feb. 3 in Minneapolis, site of the Super Bowl, to select the Class of 2018 for Canton. Owens told Sirius XM Radio on Wednesday that he doesn't understand why there is a question about his worthiness. He said the fact that he was not in…

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Field Level Media Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater are all unsure of their futures with the Minnesota Vikings. In the meantime, head coach Mike Zimmer isn’t showing his hand on the matter. At a news conference, Zimmer didn’t provide any indication as to what the team plans to do at the quarterback position moving forward. “We’ll work through all tha…

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Yannick Ngakoue told reporters Wednesday at the Pro Bowl in Orlando, Fla., that he has spoken with Buffalo Bills left guard Richie Incognito. Ngakoue, a defensive end for the Jacksonville Jaguars, accused Incognito of making "some weak racist slurs" following a wild-card playoff game between the two teams Jan. 7. “I’ve been playing this game for 12 or 13 years and ha…