Latest Sean McDermott News

Buffalo Bills' Tre'Davious White, right, breaks up a pass intended for New York Jets' Breshad Perriman during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bills don't miss Brady in preparing to face Newton-led Pats

Oct. 29, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White was happy to bid Tom Brady good riddance once he departed New England and the AFC East for Tampa Bay this offseason — with but one slight regret. Difficult as it was to spend his first three seasons facing the Patriots'...

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches from the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

AFC East-leading Bills know better than to dismiss Patriots

Oct. 28, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Jerry Hughes knows better than to dismiss the New England Patriots. As much as the Buffalo Bills defensive end would enjoy acknowledging a changing of the guard taking place in the AFC East seven weeks into this season, Hughes wasn’t prepared to go that far on Wednesday. ...

Buffalo Bills' Jerry Hughes, left, celebrates his interception during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bills end 2-game skid, but issues on offense still continue

Oct. 26, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills snapped a two-game losing streak and opened up a 1 1/2-game lead in the AFC East. But their 18-10 win over the New York Jets on Sunday did little to mask the deficiencies on offense that have risen in recent weeks. The Bills (5-2) were able to outlast the winless...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) calls a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

After 2 losses, Bills try to get back on track vs 0-6 Jets

Oct. 22, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills went from a 4-0 start to a two-game skid in a span of seven tough days. That might be a bit unnerving to some teams. But with a road game against the winless New York Jets up next, the Bills are keeping things in proper perspective....

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) evades Buffalo Bills' Justin Zimmer during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills defense looks to rebound after consecutive losses

Oct. 21, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The usually stingy Buffalo Bills defense has yet to find its identity this season. This might be the perfect week to create one. Following back-to-back losses to the Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs — games that saw the Bills struggle in just about every area defensively...

Kansas City Chiefs safety Juan Thornhill (22) breaks up a pass to Buffalo Bills' John Brown (15) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

McDermott focused on fixing Bills after 2 straight losses

Oct. 20, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott didn’t mind being reminded of how the Buffalo Bills still lead the AFC East despite consecutive losses to Kansas City and Tennessee. The Bills coach, however, understands there’s plenty that needs to be addressed if the team is going to maintain that...

Kansas City Chiefs' Juan Thornhill, right, breaks up a pass intended for Buffalo Bills' Stefon Diggs during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills fall flat again against AFC's elite, still lead East

Oct. 19, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Sean McDermott and the Buffalo Bills had an opportunity to measure themselves against the AFC's elite over the span of a week. They fell well short of prime-time aspirations. The teams that played in last year's AFC championship game had an easy time against the Bills, who...

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2020 file photo, Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott pulls his mask down to give instructions on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Orchard Park, N.Y. McDermott pays credit to experiences and advice he gained working under Kansas City coach Andy Reid, while the two were in Philadelphia, including getting fired by Reid in 2010, which McDermott says was the best thing to happen to his career.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

McDermott credits Reid's influence as Bills host Chiefs

Oct. 18, 2020 12:16 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott’s professional coaching world came crashing down around him upon being fired by Andy Reid in Philadelphia following the 2010 season. Already having difficulty coming to grips with being dismissed from his hometown dream job, and by his mentor, no less,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells at members of his offensive line as they walk off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Old man quarterbacks Brady and Rodgers face off Sunday

Oct. 17, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

Hey old-timer, what are you still doing on an NFL field? Guaranteed no one is asking that question to the quarterbacks in the bays: 43-year-old Tom Brady in Tampa and 36-year-old Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. The two future residents of Canton, Ohio — at least their busts in the Pro Football Hall of Fame,...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) passes against the Tennessee Titans in the first half of an NFL football game Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Two high-flying offenses meet as Bills set to host Chiefs

Oct. 15, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen doesn’t know if he can throw a football farther than Patrick Mahomes, but he’s eager to find out. “The farthest I’ve ever thrown was 83 yards in Wyoming, 7,200-feet elevation, so I got a little help there,” the Buffalo Bills...