Latest Sean McDermott News

Allen, Johnson lead Bills past Newton-less Panthers 27-14

Aug. 16, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After winning the coin toss, Josh Allen quickly asked for the ball. He was eager and ready to go — and it showed. Allen shook off some first-game jitters and completed 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards and led two scoring drives, Kevin Johnson returned an interception 71 yards for...

Dreadful heat, humidity invade South as misery continues

Aug. 13, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Stifling heat smothered states from Texas to South Carolina on Tuesday with temperatures that felt like 120 degrees (49 Celsius), making it difficult to be outside for long, much less work or play. As the entire Southeast baked amid heat warnings and advisories that reached from central...

Munnerlyn expecting 'big things' from ex-teammate Newton

Aug. 13, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Captain Munnerlyn has no doubt that ex-teammate Cam Newton will bounce back from a shoulder injury in a big way this season. All it took to convince Munnerlyn was watching Newton step up in the pocket and uncork a 50-yard strike to a streaking Curtis Samuel down the middle of the...

Bills prepare for Panthers, extreme heat at joint practices

Aug. 12, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera decided to have a little fun with Bills coach Sean McDermott over the weekend, sending a screenshot of the heat index in Spartanburg, South Carolina, at 110 degrees along with an orange emoji face dripping with sweat. "A psychological game," Rivera joked...

Bills sign Munnerlyn and place Gaines on injured reserve

Aug. 10, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have shuffled cornerbacks by signing veteran Captain Munnerlyn and placing E.J. Gaines on injured reserve. In other moves made during the team's day off Saturday, Buffalo signed defensive tackle Roderick Young and offensive lineman Demetrius Rhaney. The Bills...

Bills' 28-year-old rookie passes on rugby to give NFL a try

Aug. 9, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Having spent much of his life playing rugby in England, Christian Wade is so new to American football the 28-year-old Buffalo Bills running back wasn't sure what to do when he reached the end zone. Or where he was supposed to go after he scored. "I was kind of looking around and...

Bills running back McCoy using his doubters as motivation

Aug. 6, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Question LeSean McCoy all you want for having lost a step now that he's on the wrong side of 30 and coming off his least productive season. The Buffalo Bills running back says he won't hold it against anyone when proving them wrong. Insisting he's still "The Guy," McCoy ended an...

Bills cornerback EJ Gaines sidelined with groin injury

Aug. 6, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills cornerback EJ Gaines is out indefinitely with a groin injury. Coach Sean McDermott on Tuesday didn't reveal the severity of the injury, but says Gaines is expected to miss a number of weeks. Gaines missed one practice after being hurt Sunday. He's a fifth-year player...

AP source: Bills lineman Waddle out with torn quadriceps

Aug. 5, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the injury confirms to The Associated Press that Buffalo Bills offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle has a torn right quadriceps and is expected to miss the season. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Monday because the team hasn't...

Bills center Mitch Morse out after concussion diagnosis

Jul. 31, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills starting center Mitch Morse is out indefinitely after being placed in the NFL's concussion protocol. Coach Sean McDermott provided no details on how Morse was hurt while saying the player was diagnosed with the concussion on Tuesday. Morse was given a veteran day off...