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Bills re-sign linebacker Deon Lacey

The Bills have plenty of money to spend this offseason, but they’re going to hang onto as many cheap options as they can. They announced this morning they had re-signed linebacker Deon Lacey to a one-year deal. He was an exclusive rights free agent, which means not really a free agent at all since he [more]

NFL reinstates Karlos Williams

Former Bills running back Karlos Williams, who hasn’t played since his rookie year in 2015, has taken a big step toward getting back on the field. Williams has been conditionally reinstated by the NFL after serving a lengthy substance abuse suspension, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Typically a conditional reinstatement means a player will [more]

Brian Daboll happy to “jump right into it” with Josh Allen this year

The Bills didn’t know who their starting quarterback would be when they started offseason work last year. Nathan Peterman remained from the 2017 team, AJ McCarron joined the team in free agency and they drafted Josh Allen in the first round, which meant they were splitting up work with the first team among a variety [more]

Erie County to spring for $3 million in Bills stadium upgrades

The Bills are moving closer to some tough decisions about their stadium. For now, the powers-that-be in Erie County are slapping a Band-Aid on Buffalo’s current home venue. Via WXXInew.com, the county will spend $3 million on upgrades at New Era Field, including a new playing surface. “This will be the latest and greatest updated [more]

Cardinals sign Charles Clay

The Cardinals continued signing veteran players discarded by other teams on Tuesday. The team announced that they have signed tight end Charles Clay to a one-year deal. No financial terms of the deal were announced, but Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the deal is worth up to $3.25 million and includes a $350,000 signing [more]

PFT’s Free Agent Top 100

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2019 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. 2. [more]

Bills have piles of cap room next two years

There was a clear risk to carrying $68 million in dead money on the salary cap last year. But the Bills feel like it was worth it for this year, and the future. Via Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News, the Bills planning has left them with the third-most cap space this year (around $79 [more]

Josh Allen wants to know whether Jalen Ramsey thinks he’s still trash

Last year, Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey provided a one-word assessment of Bills quarterback Josh Allen: Trash. Recently, Allen has turned the tables on Ramsey, via an autograph provided to a couple of Bills fans. Via Ryan Talbot of NYup.com, Allen signed a photo over the weekend from Buffalo’s win over the Jaguars, and Allen included [more]

Bills have five players under contract who were on team before Sean McDermott arrived

The Bills hired head coach Sean McDermott early in 2017 and General Manager Brandon Beane came to the team a short time later to kick off a period of roster overhaul that’s left them with just a handful of players who were on the team in 2016. Tight end Charles Clay was released last week, [more]

Bills release Charles Clay

The Bills announced they released tight end Charles Clay on Friday. Clay was entering the final year of a five-year, $38 million contract after the Bills signed him to an offer sheet to lure him from the Dolphins, who had applied the transition tag. He will count $4.5 million against the Bills’ salary cap, but [more]

Oddsmakers think OBJ will remain a Giant

Chatter regarding a potential trade of Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. returned to the front burner on Thursday, when Jay Glazer made an OBJ trade Glazer’s bold prediction for the offseason. The oddsmakers aren’t significantly persuaded, so far. Via BetOnline.ag, the Giants are viewed as an even-money favorite to retain Beckman. The 49ers, who consistently [more]

Bills want Josh Allen to help himself by hitting more short passes

Bills quarterback Josh Allen completed 52.8 percent of his passes during the 2018 season and that ranked last among quarterbacks who were primary starters for their teams. One way Allen can get that number moving in the right direction is by throwing more short passes. Allen averaged 10 completions per game within 10 yards of [more]

Jim Kelly recovering from back surgery

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has had plenty of surgeries in recent years, but his latest had nothing to do with his cancer battle. Via the Buffalo News, Kelly had surgery Friday to remove a cyst between two vertebrae (L4 and L5) that was causing him tremendous pain. “My family’s been yelling at me [more]

Bills raise season ticket prices, cut a few prices

The Bills have acknowledged that there’s work to do, and now we know who’s going to pay for it. According to Jay Skurski of the Buffalo News, the Bills are raising the prices of season tickets next season. The team announced the new pricing in an email to season-ticket holders. The average cost of a ticket [more]

Bills getting fan input as they ponder stadium situation

The Bills haven’t committed to a new direction on their stadium problem, but they’re getting input from fans as part of the process. According to Jay Skurski of the Buffalo News, Pegula Sports and Entertainment will be holding focus groups for fans who previously completed surveys, to see what they’re looking for in a new [more]

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