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New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead and Kenny Vaccaro did not practice Wednesday, according to the practice report. Armstead took himself out of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay because of a shoulder injury suffered late in the first half. Vaccaro had a groin injury Sunday and did not finish the game. Guard Larry Warford, who was inactive with a stomach inj…

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The Pro Bowl is generally not the time for extensive film study. After a long season, the NFL's annual all-star game is usually a time for players to bond and relax. That, apparently, doesn't apply to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. "We're at the pool," Bills running back LeSean McCoy recalled Wednesday. "Having margaritas, having fun. He's over there stud…

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Below are the Buffalo Bills' snap counts for the 2017 season, with some observations from the Week 9 loss to the New York Jets. • With wide receiver Zay Jones hobbled by a knee injury that limited him to 40 snaps, veteran Jordan Matthews was the workhorse at the position, taking 71 of 75 snaps. • LeSean McCoy played 55 snaps, but got just 12 touches as the Bills …

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Bills coach Sean McDermott said Bills players Cordy Glenn and Zay Jones will not practice with the team today. In addition, Charles Clay and E.J. Gaines will be limited in practice. https://twitter.com/viccarucci/status/928267365896335361 https://twitter.com/viccarucci/status/928267560403038208 http://buffalonews.com/2017/11/08/live-coverage-bills-interviews-and-p…

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Throughout the 2017 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from both Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 9: • Eagles S Corey Graham: The Buffalo native had four tackles, including one on special teams, and a pass defensed in Philadelphia's 51-23 win over Denver. He played 18 defensiv…

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It was 2014, and Donald Trump was planning to bid on the Buffalo Bills. So he invited a group of Western New Yorkers to Trump Tower to talk strategy. Trump had one major point of emphasis: Take down Jon Bon Jovi. Michael Caputo, who Trump asked to run his public relations effort ahead of his bid for the Bills, recounted the details of what would become a renowned ant…

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To say the Buffalo Bills lack offensive rhythm in the first quarter this season is putting it kindly. More accurately, they look like Elaine dancing on Seinfeld at the start of games.The Bills have managed just six total points in the first quarter through eight games — last in the NFL. Offensive coordinator Rick Dennison was asked Monday about what the problem ear…

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COACH SEAN McDERMOTT Opening Statement: Alright, good morning. You guys are always so [talkative] in the morning. It’s good. Okay, go ahead and fire away. Q: Well, where does it stand with Zay Jones? A: Zay is, he’s not going to practice today but he’s day-to-day at this point. Q: Did they have a [measure] of the damage, or what did they tell you about it…

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The Carolina Panthers were running out the clock during a Week Eight victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when Kelvin Benjamin looked up at the Jumbotron inside Raymond James Stadium. At that moment, a highlight from the Buffalo Bills' game against the Oakland Raiders aired. Receiver Brandon Tate was mobbed by his teammates after a 24-yard gain during Buffalo's blowout…

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As far as special teams trickery goes, this one fell flat by the New Orleans Saints. Here is the rundown from NOLA.com: On the play, which coach Sean Payton said was called "Chameleon," the Saints had 5-foot-7 wide receiver Tommylee Lewis lay down in the end zone on the 'S' at the end of the painted "Saints" writing. The plan was for his jersey to blend in with the …

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New Buffalo Bills wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was the main attraction as the team practiced Monday. Benjamin, acquired from the Carolina Panthers at the trading deadline Tuesday, practiced with the Bills for the first time. Benjamin took part in pregame warmups Thursday before the game against the Jets but was inactive. https://twitter.com/NickVeronica/status/92756…

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The New Orleans Saints — winners of their last six games after an 0-2 start — will be dealing with injury issues on their offensive line in advance of their visit to Buffalo. Starting right guard Larry Warford did not play in Sunday's victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of an abdominal strain suffered in Week 7. Senio Kelemete started for the second con…

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The Buffalo Bills returned to practice Monday to begin preparations for a home game against the New Orleans Saints. Zay Jones will not practice Monday and coach Sean McDermott said he is day to day with a knee injury suffered against the Jets. McDermott said Jones has made progress already and is "moving in the right direction." Charles Clay, who has been sideline…

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Former Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus made his Jaguars debut after being traded and had three solo stops Sunday. The Jacksonville run defense held the Cincinnati Bengals to a paltry 29 yards rushing on 17 carries in a 23-7 victory against the Cincinnati. Overall, the Bengals had a season-low 148 yards. The three solo tackles are one shy of the four that Dareus…

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NEW ORLEANS — Rookie running back Alvin Kamara scored two touchdowns and accounted for a career-high 152 yards from scrimmage and a rejuvenated New Orleans defense held Tampa Bay out of the end zone for 53 minutes to power the Saints to their sixth consecutive victory, 30-10, over the Buccaneers on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints became the third te…