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Bills open against Steelers in matchup of division champs

Sep. 09, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (12-5) at BUFFALO (15-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Bills by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 16-11 LAST MEETING: Bills beat Steelers 26-15 on Dec. 13,...

AFC championship loss motivates Bills to build on last year

Sep. 01, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After most of his teammates had long retreated to the locker room, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs lingered at midfield, hands on hips, watching a mob of people surrounding members of the newly crowned AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs celebrating in the end zone. ...

Bills relieve logjam at DE, trade Darryl Johnson to Panthers

Aug. 30, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills relieved a logjam at defensive end by trading Darryl Johnson to the Carolina Panthers on Monday. Buffalo acquired a sixth-round pick in the 2022 draft in a trade completed a day before NFL teams are required to cut their...

From Nigeria to Buffalo: Efe Obada's hard journey to the NFL

Aug. 13, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Efe Obada has a beaming smile and is quick to crack a joke, such as when explaining how he choose an NFL career over the UFC. “I’m too pretty,” he said. If only it were that simple for someone who couldn't have...

Bills activate DE Jerry Hughes; place LB Lee on COVID list

Aug. 10, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills activated Jerry Hughes from the non-football injury list Tuesday after the team’s top pass rusher missed the first two weeks of training camp because of an injured left calf. Hughes was hurt while working out before camp...

Bills retooled defense making big impression already in camp

Jul. 30, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills Safety Micah Hyde recalled being immediately impressed with general manager Brandon Beane for going big — in numbers and size — to address the team’s defensive line needs during the NFL draft. Using Buffalo’s top two picks to...

Bills seek to build off Josh Allen's breakthrough season

Jul. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

BUFFALO BILLS (15-4) CAMP SITE: Orchard Park, New York LAST YEAR: Josh Allen’s breakout season propelled the Bills to their first AFC East title since 1995, and to their deepest playoff run in 27 years. Buffalo’s season ended with 38-24 loss to...