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Three games into last season, BuffaloBills.com posted a story lauding General Manager Doug Whaley's roster-building acumen. The story declared Whaley was "awfully close" to "building a roster that can perennially compete for the postseason and championships." An examination of all 32 NFL rosters reveals Whaley has constructed the Bills in contradictory fashion, relyi…

The Buffalo Bills are as healthy as they've been since the start of the 2015 season. Having played on Thursday night in Week 10, they've had plenty of time to rest – and draw up a game plan for the New England Patriots. Defensive tackle Kyle Williams in the only player who has been ruled out for Monday night's game. It's 50-50 as to whether he will be able to play again …

1. Ryan Tannehill the perfect tonic for an ailing Bills defensive line. In Buffalo’s last five meetings with the Dolphins, the Bills’ defensive line of Mario Williams, Kyle Williams, Marcell Dareus and Jerry Hughes has combined for 20 sacks, 29 hits and 74 quarterback hurries of Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill, according to analytics website Pro Football Focus. Even with…

If Tuesday's first day of minicamp was a small step forward for the Buffalo Bills' quarterbacks, Wednesday's practice was two big leaps back. The four quarterbacks on the roster dropped back to pass 22 times during practice. On those plays, the unofficial stats looked like this: 4 for 11, 22 yards, one interception, eight sacks, one defensive penalty and two offensive pen…

  Marcell Dareus has reached closure in the form of a one-game suspension to start the 2015 NFL season. "It's been hanging over my head for a while now and just happy we can move forward and prepare for the season," the Buffalo Bills' defensive tackle said Wednesday of the possibility of the NFL doling out justice for a pair of arrests last season. "Just really feel…

Alex Carrington was asked this week whether the phrase “welcome home” ran through his mind upon re-signing with the Buffalo Bills. “That definitely feels like the right phrase,” Carrington said. “I’ve always considered Buffalo a home.” Carrington is back with the Bills after a one-year detour to the St. Louis Rams. He hopes to recapture the form that had him on the cusp …

There is a possibility C.J. Spiller is playing his final game in a Buffalo Bills uniform. If so, a few plays in the second quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium were good examples of some of the issues Spiller has had during his time with the Bills. One of those is pass blocking. Spiller failed to pick up blitzing Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins,…

The Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills just don't want to give the ball up so far tonight at Sun Life Stadium. The Dolphins opened the game with a 14-play, 68-yard drive that took 8:20 off the clock and ended with a 38-yard field goal by Caleb Sturgis. Not to be outdone, the Bills responded with a drive that lasted 14 plays and covered 67 yards, ending with a 33-yard field…

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Jets are doing everything in their power to hand today's game to the Buffalo Bills. The Jets have turned the ball over a half dozen times at MetLife Stadium, including twice in the third quarter. The first came when quarterback Michael Vick was sacked by Corbin Bryant. Vick fumbled on the play, and the ball was recovered by Bills def…

The Buffalo Bills welcomed linebacker Keith Rivers back to practice today on a limited basis after the sixth-year veteran missed Sunday's win over Miami with a groin injury. "I felt pretty good. I'm moving around pretty well and just keep taking it day by day," Rivers said after practice. "I think any time you're injured, you always anticipate trying to be ready as soon a…

Buffalo Bills safety Da'Norris Searcy's stop of Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill midway through the fourth quarter was the nail in the coffin for the Dolphins today at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Searcy stayed with Tannehill after he faked a handoff and attempted to run left on a fourth-and-1 play from the Miami 48-yard line. After the turnover on downs, the Bills' offense wen…

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Quick highlights from the Buffalo Bills' big afternoon against the Miami Dolphins in Ralph Wilson Stadium ... What it means: The Bills' defense and special teams propelled them to victory, capping a jubilant week in which the team was bought by Terry and Kim Pegula and late founder Ralph Wilson was honored before kickoff. The Bills are 2-0 and atop the AFC East. Players …

CANTON, Ohio -- The third quarter got off to a tough start for the Buffalo Bills' offense and defense. Buffalo's third quarterback of the night, Thad Lewis, was intercepted on a deep ball intended for Marcus Easley on the Bills' first drive of the second half. It looked like rookie linebacker Preston Brown returned the favor for the Bills on the Giants' ensuing possessio…

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quick highlights from the Buffalo Bills' soggy, season-ending loss to the New England Patriots ... What it means: The Bills finished 6-10 for the second straight season and still haven't won in Gillette Stadium. Player of the game: Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount had 334 all-purpose yards and two long touchdowns. He had 101 rushing yards with…

Jairus Byrd's ankle injury late in the first quarter today at Gillette Stadium has left the Buffalo Bills without their top two safeties against the New England Patriots. It showed on LeGarrette Blount's 36-yard touchdown run that gave the Patriots a 13-3 lead in the second quarter. Blount burst through the right side of the New England offensive line and ran past Bills …