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Former Bills quarterback Frank Reich was introduced as coach of the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday. Here are excerpts from his opening news conference: Opening Statement: “Thank you. I want to first acknowledge and thank the Philadelphia Eagles organization, Mr. [Jeffrey] Lurie, Howie Roseman and Doug Pederson for allowing me to be part of a team and a journey that di…

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As NFL teams try to separate the strong group of quarterbacks available in the draft, one consideration is how a college player will adapt to the schemes that he might see in the NFL. One way to approximate that is to look at how the quarterbacks fared against teams that had head coaches or defensive coordinators with experiences as NFL coordinators or with defensive po…

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Nick Foles is under contract to the Super Bowl champion Eagles for next season, and he very well could remain in Philadelphia as the backup to Carson Wentz. But the Eagles also might want to capitalize on Foles' postseason success and try to use him to help their team in other ways through a trade. The Bills are among a group of teams in need of a quarterback. According…

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The Bills are among several teams seemingly in need of a quarterback this offseason, and 19 top prospects have received their invitations to the Scouting Combine, according to the list released Tuesday. The combine begins Feb. 27 in Indianapolis. A total of 326 players have received invitations. Here are the invited quarterbacks in alphabetical order: Austin Allen…

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Shane Matthews, who spent part of the 2004 season as the Bills quarterback, has been sentenced to three months in prison and must pay $440,000 for his minor role in a health care fraud conspiracy set up by a former University of Florida teammate. Matthews pleaded guilty in August to one count of causing a drug to be misbranded, according to the Florida Times Union. F…

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In what could be a key development for teams in need of quarterbacks this season, the Washington Redskins are considering using their franchise tag on Kirk Cousins despite having acquired Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday. If Washington tags Cousins, he would be unable to be a true unrestricted free agent able to sign wherever …

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USC quarterback Sam Darnold said he intends to throw at the NFL Scouting Combine later this month, a practice that some highly touted quarterbacks have avoided in recent years. A number of top draft prospects have skipped throwing at the combine and instead thrown at their Pro Days on their college campuses with receivers whom they are more familiar. Darnold made an …

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With quarterback Alex Smith being acquired by the Washington Redskins in a trade from the Kansas City Chiefs, Kirk Cousins is heading elsewhere. The question is, where? Online betting site Bovada has posted odds with the Buffalo Bills being the fifth choice on the board at 9-1.

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Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was among the many former players who came to salute Eric Wood at what was supposed to be a retirement ceremony. Fitzpatrick was even wearing a T-shirt with Wood's face on it. Fitzpatrick, 35, is a free agent after playing last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but said he is not ready to retire. https://twitter.co…

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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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By Dan Steinberg Former Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan joined a Denver radio program Thursday to discuss Kirk Cousins and Baker Mayfield, two quarterbacks facing uncertain — and potentially intertwined — futures over the next few months. Cousins is due to become a free agent March 6 if the Redskins don’t apply the franchise tag on him for a third consecutive y…

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Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph will not compete at next week's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., because of a minor left foot sprain, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rudolph has intrigued Bills fans as a draft possibility. The sprain will not require surgery, according to the report, and Rudolph will be in Mobile for official measurements and interv…

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LANDOVER, Md. -- Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins didn't sound emotional following what might have been his last game as a Redskin at FedExField on Sunday. Cousins threw three touchdown passes in Washington's 27-11 win over the Denver Broncos. He completed 19 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the NFL's top-ranked defense in terms of yardage allowed and was intercept…