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Titans waive WR Williams after big drop against Buffalo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have waived wide receiver Nick Williams after he dropped a potential touchdown pass in a 13-12 loss to the Buffalo Bills.The Titans on Tuesday promoted linebacker Robert Spillane from the practice squad to their active roster and had waived both Williams and quarterback Austin Davis. The Titans also […]

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Bills sign QB Derek Anderson to mentor rookie Josh Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills rookie starter Josh Allen is gaining a mentor after Buffalo signed Derek Anderson on Tuesday.The Bills announced the move Tuesday, a day after Anderson visited the team’s facility. The 35-year-old has a 20-27 record over 12 NFL seasons, and spent the past seven serving as Cam Newton’s backup in […]

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QB Allen, Bills passing attack still lacks punch despite win

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy and the Buffalo Bills running game might have finally found its legs.Now it’s time to focus on continuing to develop rookie quarterback Josh Allen and a popgun passing attack.”I’m not going to sit here and say we’re a finished product, and you can do that every week,” coach […]

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Bills beat Titans 13-12 on Hauschka’s 46-yard field goal

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Safety Jordan Poyer and the Buffalo Bills couldn’t care less about style points.After being on the losing end of some lopsided decisions, an offensively challenged, field-goal-dominated 13-12 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday is all that mattered.”Two-and-three is a lot better than 1-4,” Poyer said, referring to the Bills […]

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Bills, Sabres hire executive to oversee government relations

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The parent company that owns the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and NHL Sabres has hired Christopher Schoepflin to oversee its dealings with federal, state and local governments.The hiring on Tuesday comes at a time the Pegula Sports and Entertainment-owned teams will be seeking public financial support to upgrade their facilities, including the […]

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Buffalo officials: Currently no plans for new Bills stadium

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Erie County executive says officials have discussed the possibility of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills football team, but it won’t be coming soon.Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said Monday that many public comments on a recent convention center study suggested building a combination convention center and football stadium. […]

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Bills sign cornerback Dontae Johnson, release Nate Orchard

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed cornerback Dontae Johnson to shore up an injury-depleted secondary.Buffalo freed up room on the roster by releasing defensive end Nate Orchard on Tuesday.Johnson is a fourth-year player and opened this season with Seattle. He was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 8 because of a […]

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Bills rule out Shaq Lawson, Taron Johnson against Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson and rookie cornerback Taron Johnson have been ruled out of Buffalo’s home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.Lawson is out due to a hamstring injury, while Johnson will not play after hurting his shoulder in a 47-3 season-opening loss at Baltimore last weekend.Lawson’s […]

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Bills cut receiver Kerley, sign Thomas off practice squad

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have cut veteran receiver Jeremy Kerley in a surprise move that further depletes their depth at the position.Kerley was released Saturday so the Bills could sign defensive tackle Robert Thomas off their practice squad. The moves came a day before Buffalo’s home opener against the Los Angeles […]

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Gordon scores 3 TDs in Chargers’ 31-20 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon isn’t concerned about an injury that sidelined him for much of the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.”Nah, it’s just a little upper body, but I’ll be straight,” Gordon said.Whatever pain there might have been was offset by Gordon matching a […]

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Bills latest meltdown features Davis leaving team at half

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — As if Bills coach Sean McDermott didn’t have enough to worry about in trailing the Los Angeles Chargers 28-6 at halftime on Sunday.He had to contend with veteran cornerback Vontae Davis quitting on the team.”Pulled himself out of the game. He communicated to us that he was done,” McDermott revealed […]

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QB not lone Bills’ concern in preparing to host Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills can change quarterbacks all they want following their second-most lopsided loss in franchise history.Running back LeSean McCoy knows the abrupt switch from inexperienced and interception-prone Nathan Peterman to raw rookie Josh Allen won’t make much of a difference if everyone else on offense fails to perform Sunday […]

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Bills hope to learn from embarrassing loss; no QB change yet

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Sean McDermott believes the Buffalo Bills gained something from enduring their second-most lopsided loss in franchise history.And he’s not yet ready to make a change at quarterback.After making the playoffs for the first time in 17 seasons last year, the Bills have serious issues after Sunday’s 47-3 loss at […]

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Bills will start rookie Josh Allen at QB against Chargers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen has the big arm. He has the size. And, now, he has the opportunity to take over as Buffalo’s starting quarterback.Bills coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday the rookie will make his first career start on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.Allen replaces second-year pro Nathan Peterman, who struggled […]

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Pegula: Bills stadium plans on hold until after elections

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In preparing to open their 46th season in Orchard Park, New York, this weekend, the Buffalo Bills are setting their sights on longer-term plans in determining whether to renovate their existing facility or build a new one.Bills co-owner Kim Pegula told The Associated Press both options are on the table, though […]

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Bills sign Nate Orchard, release Adolphus Washington

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive end Nate Orchard in an ongoing bid to upgrade their pass rush after an embarrassing season-opening loss at Baltimore.The Bills also announced Monday they have released defensive tackle Adolphus Washington, the team’s 2016 third-round draft pick.Orchard had five sacks in 34 games over the […]

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