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Tyron Carrier needed a couple of days. The former West Virginia wide receivers coach watched the NFL draft come and go without one of his players, David Sills V, being selected. The snub left Carrier dumbfounded. “I was actually really upset about it,” Carrier said last week. “I texted him and was like, 'Let's not talk for at least two days.' It took about three days…

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The Buffalo Bills have invited 36 players to try out during a rookie minicamp that begins Friday. Many of the players or their schools have already acknowledged their invitation and attendance. The Bills' eight draft picks and eight signed undrafted free agents, including University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson, are in camp. Former CFL wide receiver Duke Will…

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Former Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Jordan Mills will remain in the AFC East. Mills agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, according to reports, and becomes the front-runner to start at right tackle. Ja'Wuan Jones left Miami as a free agent and signed a four-year deal with the Denver Broncos. Mills has started every game for the …

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In the end, Tyree Jackson popped the cork of a champagne bottle and allowed himself to celebrate. Surrounded by family, friends and his agents, the former University at Buffalo quarterback managed to find a reason to smile and laugh after an agonizing three days of watching last month’s NFL draft. “It definitely didn’t go as planned,” Jackson is captured as saying by…

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With the Buffalo Bills having LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore as their primary running backs, the assumption was the Bills would need to add a player at the position in the NFL draft next week. Perhaps, that addition will come sooner. The Bills hosted former Jacksonville Jaguars running back TJ Yeldon on a free-agent Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. General Ma…

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Buffalo Bills restricted free agent tight end Logan Thomas has signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions. Thomas returns to Detroit after being on their practice squad in 2016 when he was making the switch from quarterback to tight end. He was not on the Lions' active roster and the Bills signed him away two days later. Thomas played in 12 games in each of the la…

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The New England Patriots are going to look quite a bit different in 2019. A whopping 18 members of the team are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents in March. New England is projected by spotrac.com to have just the 23rd-most salary-cap space next season, $16.63 million. That puts the Buffalo Bills in a situation in which they can potentially poach a player or t…

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Each day, Shaq Lawson plops into a chair beside new teammate Star Lotulelei in a defensive meeting room at the Bills' practice facility and begins running his mouth. "I'm a guy, I'm going to crack jokes, I've got to crack jokes everywhere," Lawson explained, the gregarious defensive end asserting that Lotulelei responds in kind. "Star actually cracks a little jokes. You…

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Wide receiver Russell Shepard, who took a free-agent visit with the Buffalo Bills, signed with the New York Giants, he announced Monday night on Instagram. Shepard had been released by Carolina after reportedly refusing to take a pay cut, according to The Charlotte Observer. Signing with the Giants reunites him with Dave Gettleman, the former Panthers general manager…

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The Bills signed wide receiver/returner Jeremy Kerley to a one-year contract on Monday. Here are five things to know about Kerley: In the slot: Kerley has spent most of his career as a slot receiver.  He has recorded 268 catches for 3,109 yards, an average of 11.6 yards per reception, with 13 touchdowns. His most productive season in terms of yardage was 2012 when he ha…

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The Bills signed defensive tackle Tenny Palepoi (pronounced pah-lay-poi) to a one-year contract Monday. Here are five things to know about him. Reunited: Palepoi's arrival reunites him with new Bills defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, his college teammate at Utah and at Snow College in Utah. Palepoi was a junior college All-American and team captain in 2011. He was second…

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Bills free agent wide receiver Jordan Matthews has signed a one-year contract with the Patriots, ESPN reported. Matthews visited the Patriots on Monday and then visited the Titans on Wednesday. He also had visited the Cardinals and Packers. Matthews was limited to 10 games last season with the Bills and proved to be a nonfactor for a team that never found the help at…

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The Houston Texans signed Bills free agent quarterback Joe Webb to a one-year contract Thursday. The deal is valued at $1.015 million, according to the NFL Network. The Texans' new general manager is Brian Gaine, who was a key member of the Bills' front office last season. Webb, 31, provides another alternative to back up Deshaun Watson. The Texans also have Brand…

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When Suzy Roth got off the phone after hearing that NFL players wanted to partner with her organization and treat foster children to a shopping spree, the first thing she did was look up the team’s phone number to find out if it was for real. “I thought, I cannot line up kids in foster care to go shop with Colts and find out it’s some practical joke or something,” Roth …

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The Bills added depth along their defensive line Wednesday by signing former Dolphins defensive end Terrence Fede to a one-year deal. Here are five things to know about him: First from Marist: Fede was the first player to be drafted from Marist (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) when he was selected in the seventh round (No. 234) by the Dolphins. He had a school record 13 sacks as…