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The Buffalo Bills got robbed. Members of the Pro Football Writers of America voted recently for its yearly awards, one of which is the Pete Rozelle Award, which is given to an “NFL club public relations staff that consistently strives for excellence in its dealings and relationships with the media.” This year’s winner was the Minnesota Vikings. The Bills were one of …

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If you see Brandon Beane on Wednesday, wish him a happy anniversary. The Buffalo Bills’ general manager has been on the job for exactly a year. Plenty has changed in the last 365 days with Beane in charge. Just 27 players (not including injured center Eric Wood) on the team's current roster were with the team a year ago. Beane has swung 11 trades since taking over as ge…

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Bills free agent wide receiver Jordan Matthews signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots and had at least one other reported offer from the Arizona Cardinals. He also took visits to Green Bay and Tennessee, having played his college ball at Vanderbilt in Nashville. According to ESPN's Mike Reiss, the reason Matthews chose the Patriots had everything to do…

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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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Bills free agent wide receiver Jordan Matthews' free agency tour continued with the Tennessee Titans, according to ESPN. Matthews is familiar with Nashville, having played at Vanderbilt. He previously visited the Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots and is said to have an offer from the Cardinals. Matthews could be a veteran leader, despit…

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Bills free agent wide receiver Jordan Matthews is visiting the Green Bay Packers on Friday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Matthews previously visited the Arizona Cardinals. 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 receiver it needed after trading away Sammy Watkins. Matthews …

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Bills fans find themselves in a tough spot Sunday. Rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars or New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game is like choosing between watching a Sabres game or assembling furniture: both options are unpleasant. The Doug Marrone redemption angle this week has been exhausting: Marrone was a bullying micromanager when he was here who quit…

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A year after leading the NFL with 24 unrestricted free agents, the Buffalo Bills are once again a team loaded with expiring contracts. The Bills have 18 players set to hit the open market in March, meaning General Manager Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott will continue their radical reshaping of the roster that started last year. Some of that reshaping will be done…

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The Buffalo Bills enjoyed relatively good health on their way to their first playoff season of the millennium. The Bills lost a combined total of 39 games by starters to injuries in 2017. That ranked tied for ninth fewest in the NFL, according to roster analysis by The News. The league average was 54 games by starters lost to injury. It's good to be healthy. Each of …

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The drought is dead. The Buffalo Bills finally ended a 17-year postseason dry spell, leading to mass celebrations, six-figure charitable donations and hope that, finally, the team is on the right path under the leadership of General Manager Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott. Before attention turns squarely to planning for 2018, though, here is one final look bac…

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Maynard Bunn is not a name familiar to most Bills fans, but his face might be one they recognize. Bunn, 79, is a ticket taker stationed outside Gate 7 at New Era Field. He was honored last week for becoming the first employee ever to work 50 years for the team. “That’s pretty special,” said Andy Major, the team’s vice president of operations and guest experience. “He…

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The Buffalo Bills find themselves in an interesting situation. The quarterback they felt wasn't good enough is now needed to keep the team's postseason hopes alive. Tyrod Taylor will start Sunday against the Miami Dolphins after practicing fully this week following a one-game absence because of a knee injury. The next three weeks will be the biggest of Taylor's caree…

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Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews announced via Twitter on Thursday that he had a pair of surgeries to repair his left knee and right ankle. So was that his decision, or one made by the team? "I think it’s a combination of both," coach Sean McDermott said Friday. "You know, you watch Jordan over the season. He’s toughed it out at times, being out there not really a…

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Another week, another deep threat for the Buffalo Bills’ secondary to keep an eye on. Miami’s Kenny Stills will come to town Sunday averaging 15.0 yards per catch. Over the past three weeks, the Bills have faced three of the league’s top 13 players in that statistic, starting with Kansas City’s Tyreek Hill (No. 13 at 15.4 yards per reception), followed by New England’s …

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Buffalo Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews tweeted Thursday afternoon that he had knee and ankle surgery. He said the injuries had been bothering him for two years. Matthews was placed on injured reserve Dec. 5. He made minimal impact since joining the Bills as part of the August trade that sent cornerback Ronald Darby to the Philadelphia Eagles. Matthews, who underwen…