Uncategorized - The Buffalo News

Share this article

Uncategorized

print logo

After being a limited participant in Bills' practice Wednesday, running back Mike Tolbert (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, according to the team's injury report. Also not practicing again were wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (knee) and offensive linemen Cordy Glenn (foot/ankle) and John Miller (ankle). Tight end Charles Clay (knee), kicker Stephen Hauschka (right…

Bills

The Buffalo Bills have gotten into the Thanksgiving spirit. More than half of the roster helped hand out meals for 600 families last week at the Food Bank of Western New York. Owner Kim Pegula and several dozen team employees also participated in the annual Thanksgiving Blitz. “This is really a very true showing of heart and compassion for people who are having a tough…

A Buffalo man who organized a telephone scam that defrauded people of more than $340,000 has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Shawn Sylvia, 35, entered his plea before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara and faces a maximum possible penalty of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced April 3. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie P. Grisan…

Bills

Enjoy this free sample of the extensive Bills coverage available on BNblitz.com. To subscribe, visit BNblitz.com. When Cornelius Bennett walked on the field at Rich Stadium in 1987, he wasn’t sure what to expect. The highly regarded linebacker out of Alabama went second overall in the draft to the Indianapolis Colts, but was dealt to the Bills shortly before the tra…

Hamburg

Hamburgh Holidays kicks off with the annual Santa Claus parade at 11 a.m. Nov. 25 down Main and Buffalo streets in Hamburg and culminating with Rock the Roundabout New Year's Eve. Hamburgh Holidays is a series of holiday-themed events and the name of the volunteer community organization that oversees the events. A free children's holiday matinee will be played at 11 …

Bills

Free agent cornerback Darrelle Revis has signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, the team announced Wednesday. The Chiefs have not announced whether Revis will dress Sunday against the Bills. “Darrelle is a proven player in this league and we are excited to add him to our secondary,” Chiefs general manager Brett Veach said in a statement. “He’s had a Hall of Fame…

Bills

The Bills' Micah Hyde is leading the fan vote among AFC strong safeties for the Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Wednesday. Hyde has 40,321 votes through the early stages of fan voting, which continues through Dec. 14. Fans can cast their votes at www.nfl.com/probowlvote or via social media. The 88 players for the Pro Bowl are determined by a combination of votes from fan…

Bills

The Bills return home next weekend to host the New England Patriots on Dec. 3. For those of you watching on CBS instead of from the New Era Field stands, Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will have the call on the broadcast, according to The Boston Globe. Game time is 1 p.m. ET. Nantz and Romo previously called the Bills' Thursday night game against the Jets.

Bills

News Sports Reporter Tim Graham's radio show airs from 4 to 6 p.m. today on 1270 The Fan and here at BNblitz. News Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan will join Tim and co-host Mike Rodak of ESPN.com during the first hour to discuss Bills coach Sean McDermott's decision to name Tyrod Taylor the starting quarterback a week after benching him in favor of rookie Nathan Peterma…

Bills

Tyrod Taylor said he never looks over his shoulder as the starting quarterback and won't start now, despite being benched last week for rookie Nathan Peterman. Taylor was named the Bills' starter for Sunday's game at Kansas City on Wednesday by coach Sean McDermott, though Taylor said there were no guarantees beyond this week. "As of right now, I've been told I'm the…

Bills

The Bills fell to .500 with their third straight loss, but they are still tied for a wild-card spot. What are the their playoff chances looking like? Simulations from the New York Times, FiveThirtyEight and the betting site betlabsports.com now give the Bills less than 1-in-4 chances to make the playoffs. Here are their latest breakdowns for the Bills entering the…

Bills

Bills coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday that the team is going back to Tyrod Taylor at quarterback over rookie Nathan Peterman. As a reminder, these were the choices: https://twitter.com/NickVeronica/status/932651280148893696 Here's how Twitter took the news. https://twitter.com/DJeXposure1/status/933341910248427520 https://twitter.com/viccarucci/stat…

By Ron Gawel It all really started in 1977 after the now-iconic film treasure “Saturday Night Fever” was released in theaters across the country. Practically every young buck out there tried to capture the cool persona and imitate the cocky swagger of a young, slender John Travolta. He convincingly brought Tony to the big screen in that movie classic. I realized …

For the record

At his Wednesday press conference, Bills coach Sean McDermott said that wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (knee) is not practicing today. He remains day-to-day. "We'll see," he said of whether Benjamin will play Sunday at the Kansas City Chiefs. Also not practicing: guard John Miller (ankle) and offensive tackles Cordy Glenn (foot, ankle) and Dion Dawkins (illness). …

Bills

The Buffalo Bills will return to Tyrod Taylor as their starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the Kansas City Chiefs, coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday. "It's the right thing for our team," McDermott said. "Every position is the same. We evaluate every week and determine who has earned the right to be the starter." Taylor started the first nine games of the seas…