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Former Buffalo Bills first-round draft pick EJ Manuel is planning to retire, ESPN's Field Yates reported. Manuel, 29, had signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as candidate to back up Patrick Mahomes in late February. Manuel was drafted No. 16 overall in 2013 by the Bills. He went 4-6 as a rookie with 1,972 passing yards, 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Manuel …

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Derek Anderson informed the NFL of his intention to retire last week. Anderson spent part of last season with the Buffalo Bills, serving as a mentor to rookie Josh Allen and appearing in two games. Anderson, who turns 36 next month, had re-signed with the Bills after the season but indicated recently to the team that he was thinking of retiring. He took to Twitter…

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The Bills are ranked 26th in the quality of their quarterback group, according to Sports Illustrated's Connor Orr. The criteria: "Who has the best quarterback situation in the NFL, taking into consideration not just starting talent but cost, health, backup quality and other contributing factors? Who has the worst? With one more major improvement opportunity about a mont…

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Josh Allen has set the Buffalo Bills' franchise record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a season and tied the record for rushing touchdowns in a season by a QB. Allen surpassed the previous record of 580 set by Tyrod Taylor in 2016. The record-breaker came on a 35-yard run Sunday against Miami early in the third quarter that gave him 591 yards. He finished with …

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Pro Football Focus Senior Analyst Billy Moy will be contributing to BNblitz.com all season long.  Heading into Sunday's regular season finale against the Miami Dolphins, Bills quarterback Josh Allen ranks 32nd out of 39 qualified quarterbacks in terms of overall Pro Football Focus grade, and he ranks third out of the five qualified rookies. The seventh overall pick o…

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Jim Kubiak will be analyzing the play of the Buffalo Bills quarterbacks throughout the season for BNBlitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and has been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Qua…

Analysis

Jim Kubiak will be analyzing the play of the Buffalo Bills quarterbacks throughout the season for BNBlitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarter…

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Josh Allen will not play Sunday against the Chicago Bears, Derek Anderson is in the concussion protocol and coach Sean McDermott said he is not ready to say that Nathan Peterman will be the starter, depending on how Anderson progresses. Anderson was injured late in the loss to the New England Patriots on Monday night. Allen will miss his third consecutive game with a…

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Derek Anderson will make his Bills debut Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Anderson, signed last Tuesday, will start in place of the injured Josh Allen, coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday. McDermott cited Anderson's experience, his familiarity with the concepts of the offense used by offensive coordinator Brian Daboll. "It’s only going to get better as …

Analysis

Jim Kubiak will be analyzing the play of the Bills quarterbacks throughout the season for BNblitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Aca…

Analysis

Jim Kubiak will be analyzing the play of the Bills quarterbacks throughout the season for BNblitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Aca…

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More than 100 quarterbacks have been selected in the first round of the draft since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. How have they fared in Year 1? Looking at the performance of former first-round QBs can give us at least a rough guideline of what can be expected from Josh Allen as he takes the reins. https://buffalonews.com/2018/09/12/its-the-right-move-for-our-team-bill…

Analysis

Jim Kubiak will be analyzing the play of the Bills quarterbacks throughout the season for BNblitz.com. Kubiak is the all-time leading passer at Navy, has played in the NFL, NFL Europe and the Arena Football League, and been a coach and executive in the AFL. He spent eight years as the radio analyst for the University at Buffalo and runs the Western New York Quarterback Aca…

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The Oakland Raiders acquired quarterback AJ McCarron from the Bills on Saturday in exchange for a fifth-round pick. McCarron takes the place as Derek Carr's backup. The Raiders cut former Bills first-round pick E.J. Manuel to make room on the roster for McCarron. Here is what Raiders coach Jon Gruden said about McCarron, amid all the questions about the trade of Khal…