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NFL QBs holding passing sessions minus bonding activities

May. 22, 2020 2:36 PM EDT

Some NFL quarterbacks are still finding ways to hold throwing sessions with receivers during the coronavirus pandemic, though things look much different. Players are keeping it simple and sticking to football instead of the annual weeklong bonding trips that have included sleepovers, cookouts, fishing, golfing...

Bills, Ole Miss lineman "Gentle Ben" Williams, 65, dies

May. 18, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Robert Jerry “Ben” Williams Jr., former Buffalo Bills defensive end and the first African- American player to appear in a game at Mississippi, has died. He was 65. Ole Miss announced in a release that Williams died Monday from natural causes at a Jackson, Mississippi,...

File-This April 27, 2019, file photo shows Buffalo Bills first round draft pick Ed Oliver posing for photographs following an NFL football news conference in Orchard Park N.Y.  Oliver was arrested Saturday, May 16, 2020, by police in the Houston area and charged with drunk driving and illegally carrying a gun. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies pulled Oliver over after receiving reports around 9 p.m. of someone driving recklessly in a construction area north of the city, local media outlets reported, citing jail and police records and statements from sheriff's officials. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

Buffalo Bills' Oliver charged with drunken driving in Texas

May. 17, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver was arrested during a traffic stop in the Houston area and charged with drunken driving and illegally carrying a handgun, authorities said. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies pulled Oliver over Saturday after receiving reports around 9 p.m....

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa (94) plays against Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Buffalo’s first two draft selections _ Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa and Utah running back Zack Moss _ have an opportunity to contribute immediately in complementary roles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Bills sign top draft pick DE A.J. Epenesa; and two others

May. 8, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive end A.J. Epenesa and two other players taken in the NFL draft last month. The Bills announced the signing of the second-round pick from Iowa on Friday, along with wide receiver and fourth-round pick Gabriel Davis, and quarterback and...

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott watches his team warm up before an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. The 2020 NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Bills coach Sean McDermott buoyed by offseason upgrades

May. 1, 2020 2:44 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott didn’t mind being put on the spot when asked whether the Buffalo Bills have a roster that’s built to win now. “You’re beautiful, man,” McDermott said, referring to a reporter during a video conference call Thursday. “Throw the...

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick works along the sideline in the first half of the team's NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. This could be the year Buffalo, Miami or the New York Jets end New England's reign at the top of the division after winning 17 titles in 19 years with Tom Brady as quarterback. But Bill Belichick is still running things for the Patriots. That has all of their AFC East rivals still wary and not quite ready to say the division is up for grabs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, FIle)

Big changes in AFC East, but Belichick the constant for Pats

Apr. 30, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This could be the year. You know, when Buffalo, Miami or the New York Jets (finally) step up and (finally) overtake New England for supremacy in the AFC East — something the Patriots have had for most of the last two decades. Tom Brady has brought his six Super Bowl rings to Tampa...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) high-fives fans as he leaves the field following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Cincinnati.  The Bengals cleared the way for Joe Burrow to lead the team by releasing quarterback Andy Dalton, who holds several of the franchise's passing records but couldn't lead the woebegone Bengals deep into the playoffs. The move Thursday, April 30, 2020, gives Dalton, who had a year left on his deal, a chance to compete for a job with another team. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)

Bengals release QB Dalton, clear way for Burrow to lead

Apr. 30, 2020 1:18 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals cleared the way for Joe Burrow to lead the team by releasing quarterback Andy Dalton, who holds several of the franchise's passing records but couldn't lead Cincinnati deep into the playoffs. The move Thursday gives Dalton, who had a year left on his deal, a chance to compete...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Bryan Cox walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. The Bills have signed defensive end Bryan Cox Jr., whose father never hid his dislike for Buffalo during his days playing for the AFC rival Miami Dolphins in the 1990s. Cox Jr. was signed to a one-year contract Wednesday, April 29, 2020, after splitting last season between Carolina and Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Bills sign son of former Dolphins linebacker Bryan Cox

Apr. 29, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bryan Cox Jr. acknowledged his father enjoyed playing the villain when it came to antagonizing opponents, the Buffalo Bills in particular. And yet, the defensive end hopes fans don’t judge him for the actions of Bryan Cox Sr., who never hid his dislike for Buffalo while playing...

FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane speaks during the annual NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. The 2020 NFL Draft is April 23-25.(AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)

With most spots filled, Bills shore up backup needs in draft

Apr. 25, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Brandon Beane joked he would’ve lost a bet on whether the Buffalo Bills would fail to make a trade during the NFL draft. Then again, the Bills general manager wasn’t expecting to draft Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm, either. “I just felt like he was too good of a...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa (94) plays against Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Patrick Queen of LSU and  Epenesa are potential picks by the Baltimore Ravens if GM Eric DeCosta chooses to address the linebacker position early in the draft. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Bills draft Iowa DE AJ Epenesa, Utah RB Zack Moss

Apr. 25, 2020 1:18 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A.J. Epenesa might not know much about Buffalo yet, though the Iowa defensive end is sure familiar with Bills quarterback Josh Allen. Drafted by the Bills with the 54th pick on Friday, Epenesa began to laugh when reminded how his first college career sack came against Allen three years...