Buffalo Bills

Rex Ryan spotted around town

Jan 14, 2015
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The Buffalo Bills new head coach appears to be making the rounds as sightings are reported across the area.

Roman in, Schwartz out as Bills coordinators

Jan 13, 2015

Greg Roman is in as the Buffalo Bills new offensive coordinator, and Jim Schwartz is out as defensive coordinator.

Bills hire Rex Ryan as new head coach

Jan 12, 2015
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The Buffalo Bills have formally announced that Rex Ryan has been named the 18th head coach in team history.

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The Buffalo Bills have interviewed a dozen candidates for their head coaching position and now appear to have settled on Rex Ryan

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The New York Jets are interviewing Doug Marrone, today.

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The search for the next head coach for the Buffalo Bills is getting underway in earnest.

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Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone surprisingly opted out of his contract Wednesday after two years with the team.

Listen: Buffalo Bills end-of-year press conference

Dec 29, 2014
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Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone and general manager Doug Whaley held an end-of-year press conference from Orchard Park Monday to look back on a season where the team improved, but again failed to make the playoffs. 


After a season guiding the Buffalo Bills to their first winning record since 2004, the team announced Monday morning that quarterback Kyle Orton has informed the front office of his plans to retire from the NFL.

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The Bills win over the Patriots marked the first time an AFC team has beaten New England at home since the Pittsburgh Steelers toppled the Patriots in Foxboro back in 2008.

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills ready to raid Oakland

Dec 19, 2014
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At first look, the Buffalo Bills seem to possess an advantage in talent over this Sunday's opponent, the Oakland Raiders. In WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Raiders also have some talented players, enough to pose problems this weekend.

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The Bills victory over the Green Bay Packers was among the best games in quite a while at Ralph Wilson Stadium. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Analyst Matt Sabuda about the game and what's to come for Buffalo.

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Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers bring their high-powered offense to Ralph Wilson Stadium Sunday for a meeting with the Buffalo Bills. In this morning's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says he likes the Bills chances against a team some are picking top make the Super Bowl. 

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The Buffalo Common Council has gone on record in support of a new downtown Bills stadium. Lawmakers approved a resolution calling on the mayor and the Department of Strategic Planning to explore various sites. But as WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, that process is already underway.

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Buffalo Common Council members say they want to be ready if there is a push to build a new city stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills stumble in Denver

Dec 8, 2014

Despite complaints about officiating, Matt Sabuda believes the Bills lost Sunday at Denver 24-17 because the Broncos were the better team. In this morning's "Beyond the Playbook," Sabuda says the Buffalo defense excelled but their offense underperformed in the biggest game of the year.

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills face a tough road

Dec 5, 2014

If the Buffalo Bills are to make the playoffs this year, they will need to beat some of the league's top teams. On WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Bills face their toughest test of the season Sunday when they travel to Denver to meet Peyton Manning and the Broncos.

Bills officially end Toronto series

Dec 3, 2014
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The Buffalo Bills and Rogers Communications have come to an official agreement to terminate the Bills Toronto Series. 

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills beat up the Browns

Dec 1, 2014

The fans had plenty to cheer about Sunday as the Buffalo Bills beat the Cleveland Browns 26-10. In Monday morning's "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO,  analyst Matt Sabuda says the win keeps alive the team's hopes for a postseason berth.

GoFundMe's "Circle the Wagons for Darryl Talley" / WBFO News

The heart-wrenching story of former Buffalo Bills linebacker Darryl Talley prompted one life-long fan to start a campaign to help the 14-year NFL veteran.

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills return to Orchard Park

Nov 28, 2014

The Bills host the Cleveland Browns this Sunday after Monday's "home" win over the New York Jets in Detroit. On WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Bills played their most complete game of the year in beating the Jets in front of a surprisingly energetic crowd.

Snow removal efforts underway at Ralph Wilson Stadium

Nov 24, 2014
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People wielding shovels continue to remove snow from Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. Roughly 150 people are working to rid the home of the Buffalo Bills of snow in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. They’ve been working hand-in-hand with snow removal crews since Sunday night.

In losing to the Miami Dolphins 22-9 Thursday night, the Buffalo Bills have now dropped two consecutive games. As Matt Sabuda points out in today's "Beyond the Playbook," the game also exposed the Bills as a team that still needs significant improvement.

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The Bills 22-9 loss to Miami Thursday night may have been painful for fans, but there were at least a few uplifting moments during the broadcast when the NFL aired a story about how Buffalo has inspired former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly.

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The Buffalo Bills 17-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs leaves the Bills in a very difficult position when it comes to the playoffs. 

With a 5-3 record, the Buffalo Bills return from their bye week in playoff contention. On Sunday, they meet the Kansas City Chiefs, who are also 5-3. Matt Sabuda previews the game in this week's "Beyond the Playbook."

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Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula are prepared to end the team's series of annual home games in Toronto, are again committing to constructing a new stadium and add they're not planning on making any changes yet to the organization.

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The Buffalo Bills announced that athletic trainer grants are now provided to 12-southern tier high schools.  The NFL Foundation matched a $25,000 grant from the Ralph Wilson Foundation.   This allows the Western New York Amateur Football Alliance to provide athletic trainers. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says game day medical coverage is provided on the football field.

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Football Analyst Matt Sabuda took advantage of the Bills' bye week to discuss the issue of a new stadium and why the Bills need to change their "culture" to be successful.

Jim Kelly being treated for MRSA infection

Nov 3, 2014
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Former Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly is facing yet another challenge.  The Hall of Famer has told the Miami Herald Newspaper he is now battling a form of the staph infection called MRSA in his bones.