Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’

DJax, Johnson, Lynch all in line for new deals

Twenty-four coaches and general managers took the podiums at Thursday’s NFL Scouting Combine, and with free agency less than three weeks away, a few key players looking for lucrative contracts were on the minds of those on hand.

Three and out: Whither Mike Wallace?

With so many salary cap issues to wade through, the Steelers are in danger of losing Mike Wallace which would impact Pittsburgh’s offense and Wallace’s fantasy value.

Three and out: Broncos want insurance for Tebow

Tim Tebow is the presumptive starter for the Broncos in 2012, but the team has plans to bring in other QBs as insurance.

Stevie Johnson donates his Super Bowl XLVI tickets

Bills WR Stevie Johnson wanted to give back to someone in need, so he created an online Twitter contest to find someone to give his Super Bowl XLVI tickets to.

Receivers Reed, Carter, Brown left out of Hall again

The Hall of Fame voting committee had no love for wide receivers in 2012. We got reaction from Dan Fouts and Marv Levy.

Levy ‘surprised’ Super Bowl foil Parcells missed HOF cut

Marv Levy had a front-row seat for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announcement Saturday, and he was surprised his rival, Bill Parcells, didn’t receive the nod for the Class of 2012.

Stevie Johnson’s dispatch from the Madden Bowl

This is the second Super Bowl Bills WR Stevie Johnson has attended, and he says Indianapolis is putting on a good show.

Vermeil, Levy bring touch of coaching class to Radio Row

Thursday featured the arrival of two iconic former NFL coaches, Dick Vermeil and Marv Levy, to Radio Row.

Three and out: Bills going backfield committee

Fred Jackson was one of the top backs in fantasy football last season. But with the emergence of C.J. Spiller, it looks like a backfield-by-committee looms in Buffalo.

Three and out: Starks still uncertain

James Starks’ status for this weekend’s game against the Giants is still up in the air. But that’s probably a good thing for Playoff Challenge owners, since the matchup isn’t an advantageous one.

Three and out: Bills’ Spiller not the best option

Fred Jackson is ruled out for Week 12 while Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and Adrian Peterson try to work their way back to action despite seemingly tough odds.

Three and out: Vick ruled out

With Michael Vick out, Vince Young will start this week for the Eagles. But against an improving New York defense, it could have a wide-ranging impact on Philly’s fantasy value.

Tale of the Tape: Two keys to a Bills victory vs. Jets

With the fall of the Patriots last Sunday, Buffalo is the de facto “team to beat” in the AFC East. Having already knocked off the Patriots, the Bills (5-2) now have a chance to shut down the Jets (4-3) and stay atop one of the NFL’s most competitive divisions.

Data Points: Unbalanced leaders

On Wednesday, we looked at how the division leaders stack up in terms of total defense. So today we decided to see how the eight first-place teams stack up when you take into account their overall ranking for both total offense and total defense. One thing to note is that there isn’t a great deal of balance among these teams. and only two of the division leaders — the Steelers and Texans — rank in the top 10 of both categories.

Data Points: Defenses are not dominating

There was an interesting note this week in the NFL Media research packet pointing out that the top eight teams in the NFL in total defense all come from the AFC. Pretty crazy, considering it used to be that the NFC was known for rugged defense and the AFC was known for high-scoring aerial attacks.

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