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October 04, 2017 - 9:08 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills’ passing game has had enough difficulty through the first month of the season. The challenge may grow for the NFL’s 31st-ranked passing offense. The Bills (3-1) will be without top receiver Jordan Matthews for several weeks because of a broken right...
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October 03, 2017 - 7:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign their franchise player, Jack Eichel, to an NHL-maximum eight-year, $80 million contract. The team announced the signing on its twitter account on Tuesday night in a deal reached two days before Buffalo hosts...
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October 02, 2017 - 4:33 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Bills starting receiver Jordan Matthews and starting linebacker Ramon Humber are out indefinitely because of broken thumbs for a team already lacking experienced depth. Coach Sean McDermott says the two will require surgery after both were hurt in a 23-17 win...
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September 28, 2017 - 8:17 pm
ATLANTA (WBEN/AP) — Dan Quinn and Sean McDermott were filled with nostalgia this week as they remembered their time together on a William & Mary team that was a launching pad for NFL coaches. Quinn’s Atlanta Falcons will face McDermott’s Buffalo Bills on Sunday. The two were frequent NFC South...
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September 27, 2017 - 8:20 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Rex Ryan spent the previous two seasons coaching the Buffalo Bills unable to build anything resembling a dominant defense. In three games under Ryan’s successor, Sean McDermott, the Bills are at the very least showing signs of playing with cohesion despite...
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Tom Puckett
September 27, 2017 - 4:29 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) As the Buffalo Bills prepare to take on the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, the conversation over taking a knee during the anthem continues. Bills players say there's no decision yet on whether there will be another protest then. "We haven't had that conversation," says quarterback...
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP/WBEN) -- Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming the first NHL player to join the protests that started in the NFL and drew criticism from President Donald Trump. The 36-year-old Ward, one of...
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(AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has tempered his criticism of NFL players protesting during the national anthem after being accused by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for attempting to divide the team. “I want to be clear that I agree with the reason some NFL players have chosen...
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Neil McManus
September 24, 2017 - 4:35 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) It seemed that the game took a back seat to the national anthem around the NFL Sunday but for the Buffalo Bills, the game was the centerpiece of the day as they topped the Denver Broncos 26-16 at New Era Field. After a number of players from both teams took a knee as linked...
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September 24, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - President Donald Trump's criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism Sunday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with locked arms to display...
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