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The link between Bills third-round pick Harrison Phillips and super fan Ezra Castro, best known as "Pancho Billa," is continuing. Castro, a longtime Bills fan from Texas, was invited onto the stage at the NFL Draft by Bills legends Andre Reed and Fred Jackson to help announce a Bills pick. That selection turned out to be Phillips, a defensive lineman from Stanford. C…

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Wide receiver Brandon Reilly was the darling of the Bills' 2017 training camp, impressing fans after going undrafted out of Nebraska. He spent most of the year on the practice squad. What are the chances of Reilly making the team this year? The question came up in Jay Skurski's latest mailbag. "Does Brandon Reilly have a chance of making the team as the fourth or fif…

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Q: Coach, can you give us an update on how the quarterback reps shake out is there a point at all, and maybe it started happening [because] we haven’t been here every day, for Josh [Allen] to take any reps other than [just] with the threes? A: Yeah, so that’s a fluid situation with respect to Josh. In terms of the reps, it’s been, to this point, as I mentioned, Nate [Pe…

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If you want to find the rowdiest tailgate outside of a Buffalo Bills game, the bus lot would be a good place to start. Buses arrive early and bring large groups of friends who can devote a day to drinking and don't have to worry about driving home. The bus lot can be a great time, but as numerous viral videos have shown, incidents tend to arise there at a disproporti…

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The Buffalo Bills are well aware of the tomfoolery that goes on in the parking lots surrounding New Era Field. They’re making a couple of changes to one of those lots in an effort to reduce it. The team will raise the price in the bus lot from $60 to $100 per vehicle. Additionally, a permit will be required and must be obtained in advance, similar to the team’s RV lot. …

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Former Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens has declined the invitation for the induction ceremony into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In statement, Owens said he decided after visiting Canton earlier in the year that he wants to "celebrate what will be one of the most memorable days of my life, elsewhere." Owens, who spent one of his 15 NFL seasons with the Buffalo…

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The Bills are back at OTAs Thursday. Coach Sean McDermott is scheduled to meet with the media around 10:30 a.m., with player interviews after practice. Follow along with our team's coverage from One Bills Drive. https://buffalonews.com/2018/06/06/learning-is-a-two-way-street-for-bills-rookies-at-buffalo-school/ https://twitter.com/TBNSports/lists/bills-coverage

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Richie Incognito's initial reason for retiring was his health. "My liver and kidneys are shutting down. Nothing I can't restore with some balance, but the stress is killing me," he told the News in April, adding that he would "absolutely not" reconsider and try to make a comeback. But now that Incognito came out of retirement and was released by the Bills, he says he'd …

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Former Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito has returned to his Arizona home, two weeks after being admitted for an involuntary mental health evaluation by police in Florida. "I'm training my (expletive) off at EXOS back home in Phoenix," Incognito wrote in a text message first sent to the Associated Press and then later The Buffalo News. "So thankful to have so many gr…

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Wide receiver is not considered to be a strong spot of the Bills roster. That was an attractive feature to Jeremy Kerley, Vic Carucci wrote. “It's a good opportunity for not only me, but for a number of guys – young guys, guys that are trying to establish themselves in the league," Kerley said. "It feels nice to come onto a team that's kind of up for grabs right now at …

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Jim Kelly's annual golf tournament, the Jim Kelly Celebrity Classic, took place Monday at Terry Hills Golf Course in Batavia. It was the 32nd installation of the event. NFL Hall of Famers, celebrities and former Bills took part in the tournament. Check out who was there in this photo gallery from Harry Scull Jr. Jim Kelly to receive Jimmy V award: Jim Kelly's fig…

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BATAVIA – Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance during the 2018 ESPYS on  July 18 in Los Angeles. Kelly made the announcement during his annual celebrity golf tournament Monday. The award was later confirmed by ESPN. "I am honored to receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The ESPYS," Kelly said in a ne…

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There's a lot less of Eric Wood these days. The former Buffalo Bills center showed up at a Sunday night party at the Adam's Mark Hotel for Jim Kelly's annual celebrity golf tournament looking trim and more like someone who played tight end rather than on the offensive line. Wood said he weighed about 250 pounds, well below his usual maximum playing weight of 305. …

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Our Bills beat reporter Vic Carucci took a road trip to Berea, Ohio, last week to spend some time with two players who played prominent roles in ending Buffalo's 17-year playoff drought – quarterback Tyrod Taylor and cornerback E.J. Gaines. "Does Sean McDermott know you're here?" Taylor joked upon greeting Carucci. Preferring to focus on his future with the Browns, T…

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By Shane Hennigan SCRANTON, Pa. – Whenever he has been faced with a situation that demands action, Terry Pegula asks himself one simple question. “So what are you gonna do now?” That question, which he phrases in one word as ‘Sowadayagonnadonow?,’ was part of a motivational message the Bills and Sabres owner provided to the 185 graduates Sunday at Scranton Prepara…