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Throughout the 2019 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from Western New York and local colleges who are in the NFL. Here are their results from Week 11. • Cleveland Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and played all 71 offensive snaps for the Browns in a 21-7 win over the Steelers on Thursday Night Football. • Cleveland Brown…

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Throughout the 2019 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results from Week 10: • Cleveland Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and took all 70 offensive snaps for the Browns in a 19-16 win over the Bills. • Cleveland Browns TE Stephen Carlson:…

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Throughout the 2019 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 7: • Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product was on a bye with the Browns. Tretter has started and taken every offensive snap for Cleveland during a 2-4 start to the season. • Titans…

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Throughout the 2019 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 6: • Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and took all 69 offensive snaps for Cleveland in a 32-28 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Tretter, who is in his third season with the …

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Throughout the 2019 season, The Buffalo News will track the performances of players from Western New York and local colleges who are currently in the NFL. Here are their results in Week 4: • Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and took all 69 offensive snaps for Cleveland in a 40-25 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Tretter, who is in his third season with the…

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Throughout the 2019 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 3: • Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and took all 72 offensive snaps for Cleveland in a 20-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday Night Football. Tretter, who is…

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Throughout the 2019 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 2: • Browns C J.C. Tretter: The Akron product started and took all 69 offensive snaps for Cleveland in a 23-3 win against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football. Tretter, who is…

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Former University at Buffalo wide receiver Anthony Johnson was signed to the Los Angeles Chargers' practice squad Wednesday. Johnson was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in final roster cutdowns after playing in all four preseason games with five catches for 55 yards. He was undrafted in April after posting 2,367 yards on 133 receptions with 25 touchdowns at UB.

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Record-setting University at Buffalo wide receiver Anthony Johnson was among 20 players released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday in advance of the NFL's roster cutdown. Johnson, signed as an undrafted free agent in April, made five catches for 57 yards on 10 targets in the preseason. Johnson was part of a deep group of wide receivers attempting to make the Bucs…

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Tyree Jackson isn’t the only former University at Buffalo football player looking to defy the odds and make the Buffalo Bills’ roster as an undrafted rookie free agent. Cornerback Cam Lewis is attempting to do the same, even if his quest hasn’t gotten quite the same amount of publicity as the former Bulls quarterback. Lewis, 22, overcame an injury-shortened junior se…

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April is one of the best sports months of the year. The start of baseball, the Masters, the start of the NBA and NHL playoffs (remember those, Sabres fans?) and, of course, the NFL draft. Naturally at this time of year, that topic dominates this week's mailbag. Let's get right to it ... I’Don’tTrustTheProcess asks: What is the likelihood the Bills take a flier in the…

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INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not exaggeration to say Saturday will be one of the most important days in Tyree Jackson’s career. The University at Buffalo quarterback will take the field inside Lucas Oil Stadium to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine. It’s Jackson’s first, and biggest, opportunity to show the improvement he’s made in the last six weeks, which he’s spent in Ca…

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INDIANAPOLIS – Brandon Beane joked Thursday that he’s resting more comfortably now than he was a year ago at this time. That’s because he’s not obsessing over who is going to play quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. That job belongs to Josh Allen, with Matt Barkley and Derek Anderson behind him. “I sleep a little bit better than I was last year at this time,” Beane sa…

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University at Buffalo football coach Lance Leipold enters 2019 with a little more job security, after agreeing to a contract extension that runs through December 2023. But Leipold and the Bulls face some uncertainty as they prepare for spring practices, which open March 3, and the 2019 season, which opens Aug. 31 when the Bulls host Robert Morris at UB Stadium. Follo…

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Western New York will be represented at the NFL scouting combine later this month in Indianapolis. The complete list of 328 players invited to the event was published Thursday and includes University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson and wide receiver Anthony Johnson. It's the first time in the Football Bowl Subdivision era (dating to 1999) that UB has had two player…