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Troy Brady scored his sixth goal of the season 6:36 into overtime to give Canisius a 2-1 victory over Rutgers Tuesday night in Piscataway, N.J. It was the sixth win in seven games for the Golden Griffins. Hunter Walsh put the Griffs in front in the 33rd minute with an assist by Melvin Blair. Blair passed ahead to send Walsh in one-on-one against the Rutgers goalkeeper. Th…

The Bills offense was terrible in Week Two, but that doesn't mean any major changes are on the way. Sean McDermott will continue trusting the process with Tyrod Taylor at quarterback, the coach said Monday, in case there was any doubt. "You stay with the plan," McDermott said. "I've been around a couple coaches that have had what I would consider pretty good success …

News Sports Columnists Bucky Gleason and Jerry Sullivan analyzed the Bills loss in Carolina on 1270 The Fan on Monday. Is it too early to bench Tyrod Taylor and play rookie Nathan Peterman at quarterback? “I know fans are calling for Nathan Peterman to be thrown in there already, but it’s much too early,” Bucky said. “They are weeks away from that.” “T…

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNBlitz.com. Click here to subscribe.  http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/15/subscribe-bn-blitz/ The howls came early and often Sunday and continued Monday, the way they often do when a promising quarterback waits on the sidelines for his opportunity while the struggling starter braces for the day he's …

SUNY Buffalo State's Jamar Rutledge (McKinley) was named Empire 8 Conference Football Special Teams Player of the week after his performance in Saturday's 53-48 victory at Morrisville State College. Rutledge had 289 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in the victory including a 96-yard kickoff return. He had 206 yards on five kick returns, caught three passes for 64 ya…

Seventeen years of no playoffs, and three years at the bottom of the NFL in Forbes' financial rankings. For the third straight year, the Buffalo Bills came in last in Forbes' annual rankings of NFL teams. The magazine estimates the Bills' value at $1.6 billion. The Bills were purchased by Terry and Kim Pegula from the estate of late founding owner Ralph C. Wilson J…

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The Bills lost to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 9-3, evening their record at 1-1. The Bills' defense was outstanding. The offense was the opposite. "It would have been a thing of beauty for Buffalo's new head coach, Sean McDermott, if his offense had held up its end of the bargain, or been even remotely competent on a day when the host Panthers were prime for an u…

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Never mind the play that was called, the pattern that was run, the throw that was made or any other excruciating detail about the Buffalo Bills' failed last-gasp effort to steal a win Sunday. You want to know what happened? All you …

NIAGARA FALLS – A city man probably wasn't expecting his victim to chase him down Saturday after he stole her wallet outside a Pine Avenue bank. The 66-year-old woman, also a city resident was going to use the ATM at the Bank of America at 1900 Pine Avenue just before 2 p.m. As she was inserting her card to open the bank doors, she felt a tug on her purse, then heard …

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kyle Williams stood in front of his locker in the bowels of Bank of America Stadium, squinting and sporting a nice shiner under his right eye. The Bills' veteran defensive tackle looked as if he'd just fought to a draw with Gennady Golo…

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – One of the main reasons Terry Pegula hired Sean McDermott was to repair a defense that had gone to pieces under Rex Ryan. Yes, the Bills were rebuilding and weren't expected to be a contender. But if McDermott got the defense playing at a…

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Here's a breakdown of the Buffalo Bills' 9-3 loss against the Carolina Panthers Sunday at Bank of America Stadium: Defensive dominance: This knife cut both ways, but do you think Sean McDermott, the Panthers' defensive coordinator the p…

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, beginning with a free 2-week trial, visit BNBlitz.com. CHARLOTTE – The Buffalo Bills are making a change at returner. Veteran wide receiver Brandon Tate was declared inactive Sunday prior to kickoff against Carolina, meaning the team will use ex-Panthers receiver Kael…

Bills fans have descended in droves on Charlotte, N.C. in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. After beating the lowly Jets at home, the Bills play their first away game. As Jerry Sullivan spelled out in his Sunday column, Tyrod Taylor needs to prove he can lead the Bills to a notable road victory. “A win on the road …