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2020 NFL Draft: Bills FaceTime with G Damien Lewis, DT Raequan Williams

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Virtual visits from prospects continue

The recent COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent restrictions on NFL teams bringing in draft prospects to team facilities hasn’t stopped the Buffalo Bills from learning more about their potential targets. Following the chat with Denzel Mims, the team has now FaceTimed with prospects Damien Lewis and Raequan Williams.

Both players make sense as possible mid-round, depth options in the upcoming draft. Lewis is a former...

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Injury analysis: returning Bills CB E.J. Gaines

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Will the third stint in Buffalo be as good as the first?

Cornerback E.J. Gaines has once again signed to play for the Buffalo Bills. Gaines was brought back on a one-year deal following a disappointing 2019 that ended during the team’s preseason. Despite his penchant for injury and limited availability, Gaines has been a solid player within head coach Sean McDermott and assistant head coach/defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier’s defense.

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Available free agents at Bills positions of need

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports We look at the “second-wave” free agents at RB, EDGE, and CB The Buffalo Bills have made some noise thus far in the free agent period. The Bills have signed nine new players to the roster, and they’ve also re-signed two of their own free agents in Dean Marlowe and Isaiah McKenzie. Oh, and they pulled off a trade for a wide receiver that you might have heard about, as well. If we know anything about general manager Brandon Beane, it’s this: he isn’t...

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2020 NFL Draft: Bills select Josh Uche, Kyle Dugger in CBS Sports mock

The Bills no longer have pick No. 22 at the 2020 NFL Draft, but there’s still picks 54 and 86 to consider. Those two selections in the second and third rounds, respectively, could land the team some impact players. In CBS Sports‘ latest three-round mock draft, the Bills use those to select defensive end Josh Uche and safety Kyle Dugger. Here’s the breakdown on Uche: The Bills lost Shaq Lawson in free agency and signed Mario Addison, but Uche provides even more edge rush presence for a...

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Injury analysis: new Bills OT Daryl Williams

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Is there concern for Williams following his season-ending knee injury in 2018?

As most Buffalo Bills fans know, team owner Terry Pegula made his fortune in natural gas and has a long history in the oil business. Natural gas made the Pegulas a lot of money and they have the pipelines to show it. If this Carolina to Buffalo pipeline pans out, it could play a key role in the Pegulas hoisting the Lombardi trophy soon—the ultimate jackpot. The latest...

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Dean Marlowe’s contract is for slightly more than veteran minimum

Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images He’s a depth option The Buffalo Bills re-signed free agent safety Dean Marlowe this week. It’s a fairly straightforward depth signing for the player who came to Buffalo from the Carolina Panthers a couple years ago. We have the contract details thanks to Aaron Wilson at the Houston Chronicle and Marlowe is going to be making slightly more than the veteran minimum. (That would be around $920,000 plus a small signing bonus.) He gets a $250,000...

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Report: Dolphins, Bengals interested in star XFL receiver

The Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals have been two of the most aggressive teams in free agency this offseason. Now, both could reportedly be competing to sign the top receiver from the XFL.  According to The Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson, the Dolphins and Bengals are interested in Houston Roughnecks wide receiver Cam Phillips. The 24-year-old Phillips emerged as a go-to target for quarterback P.J. Walker and dominated the XFL before the league suspended the 2020 season because of...

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Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs both thrilled over wideout joining Bills

Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs engaged in a mutual admiration society this week, and both players are clearly champing at the bit over joining forces on the field next season. The Allen-Diggs’ Buffalo Bills bromance started with Diggs effusively praising the quarterback’s skills in video shared by the team on Twitter. Allen then responded in kind during an interview with Adam Schein on Mad Dog Sports Radio. “I’m still pumped about it,” Allen said, via New York Upstate . “I’m still...

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Nick & Nolan: Brandon Beane’s Buffalo Bills plan in hindsight

What did Beane tell the Pegulas he was going to do if they hired him? In this episode, Bruce outlines his best guess for what Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane’s plan was that he pitched to the Kim and Terry Pegula when they hired him back in 2016. Nick chimes in about his belief around tanking and rebuilding affecting the locker room. Free agency, the NFL Draft, trades, development, culture, salary cap management, and a whole lot more inside this week’s pod. Come for the...

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All-22 analysis: Buffalo Bills free agent offensive lineman Daryl Williams

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Another former Panther comes to Western New York

Despite a great deal of biodiversity, New York State hasn’t been home to any panthers since the late 1800s/early 1900s. Perhaps this is why the Buffalo Bills continue to try to introduce them to the area. The latest Panther is newly signed free agent offensive lineman Daryl Williams. Let’s check in on where he might fit into things.

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Nick & Nolan: The new-look Buffalo Bills defensive line

What’s the new rotation?

The guys dive into the new Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman and what they each bring to the table. They talk versatility, positioning, who will be the starters, and a whole lot more. Mario Addison, Quinton Jefferson, and Vernon Butler all bring something different to the table.

You can read all of our coverage of the defensive linemen and the rest of Buffalo’s free-agent signings in our live tracker.

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NFL Draft: Bills meet with WR Denzel Mims via FaceTime

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Following the Stefon Diggs trade, Buffalo remains interested in wide receivers

If Buffalo Bills fans thought that the team was all set at the wide receiver position after completing a blockbuster trade for former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs, think again. Recent media reports have the team meeting with wideout prospect Denzel Mims through FaceTime—given the ongoing coronavirus-related restrictions on team visits. Those same reports...

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Mocking The Bills: Addressing offensive needs early in the 2020 NFL Draft

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Plus a trade-up scenario in round four

In the latest edition of Mocking The Bills, the focus is set squarely on adding playmakers to the Buffalo Bills’ roster.

The Bills have re-signed some familiar faces over the last week, with safety Dean Marlowe, wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie, and cornerback E.J. Gaines rejoining the club. Daryl Williams is also heading to Buffalo, as the former right tackle for the Carolina Panthers has agreed to...

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Report: Bills sign former Carolina OL Daryl Williams

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Another former Panther moves north

In life, these three things are certain: death, taxes, and the Buffalo Bills signing former Carolina Panthers players.

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Bills have signed former Panthers offensive lineman Daryl Williams to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the Bills have officially announced the move.

Williams, who turns 28 in August, was drafted by Carolina in the fourth round of...

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Bills reportedly sign former Panthers OL Daryl Williams

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to sign offensive lineman Daryl Williams to a one-year deal, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter link). In signing Williams, general manager Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott — both former Panthers employees — will add yet another bullet point on the list of players who’ve headed from Carolina to Buffalo. Williams joins CB Josh Norman, DT Vernon Butler, DT Star Lotulelei, LB A.J. Klein and DE Mario Addison as ex-Panthers now on the...

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Bills Rumors: Daryl Williams Agrees to 1-Year Contract with Buffalo

Daryl Williams is moving on from the Carolina Panthers , agreeing to a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Williams salary was not immediately available...

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Three is the charm: Bills sign CB E.J. Gaines

The Buffalo Bills are giving oft-injured cornerback E.J. Gaines a third opportunity to resume his career by agreeing to a one-year contract on Thursday.

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Josh Allen 'Still on Cloud Nine' over Bills Trading for Stefon Diggs

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen told SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio on Thursday that he is "still floating on Cloud Nine" over the organization acquiring wide receiver Stefon ...

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Bills to bring back CB E.J. Gaines

E.J. Gaines has signed on for a third stint with the Bills. Buffalo and the veteran cornerback agreed to terms on a one-year deal Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. The former Rams draft choice played for the Bills in 2017 and re-signed to play in Buffalo last year. But an injury derailed those plans, and the Bills reached an injury settlement with Gaines in August. He did not land with another team last season. This signing comes a year and a day after the last time Gaines agreed to...

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Report: Bills sign E.J. Gaines to one-year contract

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Deja vu.

The Buffalo Bills are bringing back a familiar face: cornerback E.J. Gaines is signing another one-year contract with the team, after doing so last season and playing for the team in 2017. The news came from NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport.

In 2019, Gaines had signed a one-year contract worth up to $3.6 million, but ended up only costing the Bills $350,000 when a core muscle injury ended his year in the preseason. Injuries have been the story of...

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