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Jonathan Jones reached out to Josh Allen, says “it was just football”

Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones was penalized for his hit that knocked out Josh Allen on Sunday. Jones, though, was not ejected, and he said he hasn’t heard from the NFL about a fine. The Bills were upset about the hit, which has Allen questionable for this week’s game. The Patriots have disagreed that the hit [more]

Josh Allen listed as questionable after full practice Friday

Bills quarterback Josh Allen remained in the concussion protocol on Friday morning, but the team is holding out hope that he’ll be cleared in time to play against the Titans on Sunday. Allen moved from limited to full participation in practice to close out the week and the team listed him as questionable on their [more]

Bills quarterback Josh Allen still in concussion protocol

It’s looking more and more like Bills quarterback Josh Allen will miss this week’s game against the Titans. Bills coach Sean McDermott told reporters than Allen remains in the concussion protocol, as he’s been since taking a shot to the head from Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones last week. Allen has done some work in practice [more]

Bills cut offensive tackle Conor McDermott

The Bills cut offensive tackle Conor McDermott, the team announced Thursday. Buffalo did not immediately fill the roster spot, leaving the Bills with 52 players on their active roster. McDermott has spent the past three seasons in Buffalo, appearing in eight games. He has seen action on 23 offensive snaps and 38 on special teams [more]

Matt Barkley feeling comfortable and playing free

Matt Barkley signed with the Bills at the end of October 2018 and he made his first start at quarterback less than two weeks later. Barkley’s limited time in the offense didn’t prove to be a major obstacle to success. The Bills throttled the Jets 41-10 with Barkley going 15-of-25 for 232 yards and two [more]

Taylor Lewan looks to keep “emotions in check” in return from suspension

The Titans will be returning to an old look on the offensive line this week. Dennis Kelly has been starting at left tackle this season, but he’ll give way to Taylor Lewan as Lewan makes his return from a four-game performance-enhancing drug suspension. Safety Kenny Vaccaro said that he’s looking forward to having Lewan’s “energy” [more]

Josh Allen still in concussion protocol

The Bills said they had to prepare for this week’s game against the Titans as if Matt Barkley will start at quarterback. They’re one step closer to that today. According to Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN.com, Bills coach Sean McDermott said quarterback Josh Allen remains in the concussion protocol, and will do some individual work during [more]

Kyle Van Noy named AFC defensive player of the week

After the Patriots beat the Bills last Sunday, Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy said that he feels like he and his teammates have been underappreciated this season. Van Noy said, via Tom Curran of NBCSportsBoston.com, he “just wants some respect” and wondered if “maybe people will start noticing” the work being done in New England. [more]

Frank Gore should be a lock for Canton

The shrinking group of fans and pundits who think that running back Frank Gore doesn’t deserve a spot in Canton suggest that Gore shouldn’t be rewarded with a bronze bust and a gold jacket for longevity and padded stats. To those folks we continue to say, “Have you lost your minds?” The question came up [more]

Tom Brady is feeling good, despite disappointing performance in Buffalo

Monday was the 18th anniversary of Tom Brady‘s first NFL start. Reminded of that fact by Jim Gray of Westwood One during the Bengals-Steelers pregame show, Brady said he didn’t realize it. A full generation later, and 25 percent of the way into his 20th NFL season, Brady realizes that he’s feeling good, despite last [more]

Sean McDermott: We have to make sure Matt Barkley is ready to go

Bills head coach Sean McDermott didn’t want to go another round on Monday regarding the hit by Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones that landed quarterback Josh Allen in the concussion protocol. McDermott said on Sunday that there’s no room in the game for hits like the ones Jones delivered and that he thought Jones should have [more]

Dear quarterbacks who become running backs: Slide

When the Ravens and Packers met in the preseason, future Hall of Fame quarterback Aaron Rodgers had some simple and clear advice for budding franchise quarterback Lamar Jackson: Slide. That’s advice every quarterback should take to heart. On Sunday, multiple young quarterbacks were reckless with their bodies when running with the ball beyond the line [more]

Micah Hyde intercepted Brady, told Belichick “he was staring him down”

Bills defensive back Micah Hyde intercepted Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the end zone on Sunday, and afterward Bill Belichick wanted to know about it. Channel 25 in Boston got postgame video of Belichick running after Hyde following the game, asking what happened. “Micah, did you get that pick?” Belichick asked. “Yeah,” Hyde responded. “He [more]

Bill Belichick: Nothing to tell Jonathan Jones to do differently

Bills head coach Sean McDermott and some players on the team thought that Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones should have been ejected from Sunday’s game for a hit to the head of Bills quarterback Josh Allen. Jones was penalized for the hit, which forced Allen out of the game, but NFL senior vice president of officiating [more]

Tom Brady feeling “mixed emotions” after Sunday’s win

The Patriots remain unbeaten after Sunday’s 16-10 win over the Bills, but being 4-0 doesn’t mean Tom Brady is all smiles on Monday morning. Brady and the offense had a pedestrian outing in Buffalo. The quarterback was 18-of-39 for 150 yards and the offense gained just 224 yards overall on a day when the defense [more]

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