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Bills linebackers Milano, Dodson cleared to practice off IR

Dec. 2, 2020 11:20 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are in position to get healthier for their stretch run with linebackers Matt Milano and Tyrel Dodson designated to return to practice on Wednesday after spending time on injured reserve. Milano, a starter, missed three games over four weeks with a partially torn...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2020, file photo, Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson (26) runs past Northern Illinois linebacker Daveren Rayner (9) during the first half of an NCAA football game, in DeKalb, Ill. There was a time no one was interested in recruiting Jaret Patterson, the under-sized running back, who finally accepted an offer to play at Buffalo. Some four years later, Patterson is the talk of the nation after generating 409 yards rushing and scoring eight touchdowns in a 70-41 win over Kent State last weekend. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Buffalo's under-recruited Patterson is hard to ignore now

Dec. 1, 2020 6:23 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaret Patterson was nearly inconsolable upon learning how difficult it was going to be landing a football scholarship despite a decorated high school career. Turned down outright during a visit to Eastern Michigan, the undersized running back left his traveling party to hole up in one...

This undated photo provided by the Diocese of Buffalo, shows Bishop Michael William Fisher. The diocese announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 that the 62-year-old Washington, D.C. Auxiliary Bishop was appointed by Pope Francis as the new bishop for the troubled Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y. (Jaclyn Lippelmann/Catholic Standard via AP)

New bishop named for troubled Catholic diocese in Buffalo

Dec. 1, 2020 11:12 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A new bishop was named Tuesday for the troubled Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. The diocese announced that 62-year-old Washington, D.C. Auxiliary Bishop Michael William Fisher was appointed by Pope Francis. Fisher’s installation will take place Jan. 15 at the Cathedral of St....

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona

Nov. 30, 2020 9:29 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers will relocate to Arizona for the next three weeks after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home. The 49ers (5-6) announced they will host the Buffalo Bills next Monday night and Washington on Dec. 13 at State...

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott works the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Bills have had their share of hair-raising 2nd-half moments

Nov. 30, 2020 7:17 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Difficult as it was watching the Buffalo Bills’ maddening inability to close out a win over the Chargers until the final minutes, coach Sean McDermott was at least able to laugh about it afterward. “If I’m laying on the ground one of these days, you’ll...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) is tackled by Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Tremaine Edmunds (49) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Chargers second-guessed following 27-17 loss to Bills

Nov. 29, 2020 8:13 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers added another chapter to their second-half woes on Sunday. This time, they didn’t blow a lead in a 27-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills. But the Chargers found various ways to squander numerous scoring opportunities in a loss that featured a handful of...

Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers (23) celebrates his rushing touchdown with Robert Woods (17) during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

The Latest: 49ers, Rams tied at 20 late

Nov. 29, 2020 6:59 PM EST

The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 6:55 p.m. Robbie Gould kicked a 44-yard field goal to pull San Francisco into a 20-all tie with the Los Angeles Rams with 3:11 left in the fourth quarter. The 49ers squandered a 17-3 lead in the second half. The Rams scored on a fumble return and then took a...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) is tackled by Buffalo Bills strong safety Micah Hyde (23) and cornerback Levi Wallace (39) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills hang on in sloppy 27-17 win over Chargers

Nov. 29, 2020 6:32 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen couldn’t entirely overlook how sloppy the Bills' offense played, having difficulty closing out a 27-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Buffalo’s defense cleaned up whatever mess they created. “Yeah, we can be better, especially in the...

Alabama linebackers Christopher Allen (4) and Jaylen Moody (42) stop Auburn running back Mark-Antony Richards (28) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Takeaways: In abnormal season, business as usual for Tide

Nov. 29, 2020 9:42 AM EST

Amid all the uncertainty, disruptions, consternation and anxiety of the 2020 college football season, No. 1 Alabama's excellence has been business as usual. In yet another rout, the Crimson Tide took all the drama out of Saturday's Iron Bowl: Alabama 42, No. 22 Auburn 13. Mac Jones threw five touchdown passes,...

Bills place receiver Brown on IR; to miss at least 3 games

Nov. 28, 2020 7:01 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver John Brown will miss at least three games with an ankle injury after being placed on injured reserve Saturday. Brown had already been ruled out from playing Sunday, when the AFC East-leading Bills (7-3) come out of their bye week off to host the Los Angeles...