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Plenty of top teams have brought in Denzel Ward for visits

Former Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward visited PFT Live on Thursday. Before that, he visited six teams that pick in the top 10. Ward said he has visited the Browns (No. 1, No. 4), the Buccaneers (No. 7), the Bears (No. 8), the 49ers (No. 9), the Dolphins (No. 11), and the Bills (No. 12). [more]

AJ McCarron: Arm strength is overrated, how often do you throw 60 yards?

When AJ McCarron was coming out of Alabama, one of the knocks on him was that he didn’t have a strong enough arm. McCarron thinks that’s nonsense. McCarron, who spent the last four years in Cincinnati and now hopes to start for the Bills this season, said he doesn’t see a strong arm as a [more]

Bills players express concern about new helmet rule

The NFL has changed the rules to generally prohibit players from lowering their helmets to initiate contact. Plenty of players are concerned about the practical impact of this rule change on the game. On Tuesday, several Bills players explained their position to ESPN. “Hopefully they go back and realize it’s not going to be a [more]

Tyrod Taylor “looking forward to leading the guys”

Browns coach Hue Jackson said Tuesday that the team has not settled on a choice for the first overall pick in next week’s draft and that the consensus top four quarterbacks on the board remain under consideration at this point in the process. Jackson also called Tyrod Taylor the team’s starter at quarterback, although how [more]

AJ McCarron: Not in my DNA to worry about rookie QB

Bills General Manager Brandon Beane spoke to reporters on Monday and said that he didn’t feel the team is obligated to take a quarterback early in this year’s draft, but he also said it is one of his main job responsibilities to identify and acquire the franchise quarterback that’s been missing from Buffalo for quite [more]

Bills release Cap Capi

The start of the Bills offseason program on Monday turned out to be defensive end Cap Capi‘s final day with the team. The Bills announced Capi’s release on Tuesday morning. Capi joined the Bills last November and had five tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in four regular season games. He added another tackle [more]

Sean McDermott excited about future with Zay Jones

Word after wide receiver Zay Jones‘ arrest last month was that it would not affect his spot on the Bills and coach Sean McDermott confirmed as much at a press conference on Monday. Jones was arrested for vandalism after fighting with his brother while naked and putting his bare foot through a window. Los Angeles [more]

Bills aren’t touching Richie Incognito talk

Maybe-retired, maybe-not guard Richie Incognito would like to be released from his contract, but the Bills don’t seem to feel inclined to go along, or even really talk about him. Bills General Manager Brandon Beane deferred when asked about Incognito’s request Monday. “Um, you know, not going to really get into detail,” Beane said when [more]

Brandon Beane: Draft can be success if we don’t take a QB

Bills General Manager Brandon Beane knows that his quarterback decisions will be a big part of how his job performance is rated in the years to come. At a press conference on Monday, Beane called getting a franchise quarterback one of the “main jobs” for any NFL General Manager and the lack of one in [more]

Bills re-sign their exclusive rights free agents

In addition to adding two new players to the roster on Monday, the Bills have also re-signed four other players for the 2018 season. All four of those players were tendered as exclusive rights free agents earlier this offseason, which left them with the choice of playing for the Bills or sitting out altogether. Tight [more]

Bills sign Jeremy Kerley to one-year deal

The Bills added some depth as they started offseason workouts, signing wide receiver Jeremy Kerley and defensive tackle Tenny Palepoi to one-year deals Monday. Kerley has plenty of experience in the AFC East during his two stints with the Jets. The 29-year-old wideout caught 22 passes for them in eight games last year. The Bills [more]

Steve Tasker part of group discussing future of kickoffs

Steve Tasker built his NFL career around covering kicks and he’ll be part of a group getting together next month to discuss the future of kickoffs in the league. Tasker will join “10 special-teams coaches around the NFL and a bunch of old guys like me who used to cover kicks” at a meeting in [more]

Jim Kelly released from hospital

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who underwent extensive surgery more than two weeks ago for a recurrence of oral cancer, is out of the hospital, not long after being able to eat on his own again. “Mr. Kelly was discharged from the hospital [Saturday] after an extremely favorable recovery,” Dr. Mark Urken said, via [more]

Richie Incognito asks to be released from his contract

Richie Incognito wants out of the contract he just signed last month. Incognito, who re-did his deal with the Bills on March 15, only to say he was firing his agents and then say he was retiring, now says he wants the Bills to cut him. “Please release me from my contract,” Incognito wrote on [more]

Jim Kelly to be released from the hospital soon

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will soon be released from the hospital, more than two weeks after spending 12 hours in surgery for a recurrence of oral cancer. Via the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Kelly is now eating on his own, and he eventually will be able to eat and speak without complication or [more]

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