Bills Add One: The Bills have added another reserve/futures player. They have signed S Kelcie McCray. He was most recently with the Seahawks where he played mostly special teams in 2015 and 2016. He also played in Tampa Bay and Kansas City. Front Office Page.
Tuesday January 16, 2018
White Honored:Tre'Davious White was named to the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie team. He was tied for the most passes defensed by rookies in the league with 18. He led the league with five fourth quarter forced turnovers. He did lose out to New Orleans' CB Marshon Lattimore for the PFW Rookie of the Year award.
Successful Surgery:Zay Jones tweeted that his surgery for a torn labrum was a success. He also tweeted that he will come back stronger. His dad told Bills Wire last week that he has battled the injury all season although the Bills never treated him for it and he wasn't on the injury report for it.
Monday January 15, 2018
Top Players: As part as our season wrapup we have put each week's player of the week winner on one page with the main stats that won them that award from our weekly Bills Blitz articles. Top Players.
Sunday January 14, 2018
Bills Hire OC: The Bills didn't waste too much time finding a new offensive coordinator. They were able to pry Brian Daboll from the National Champion Alabama squad where he served as their offensive coordinator. Daboll has ties Western New York as he went to High School at St. Francis and played college ball at the University of Rochester. Daboll has known Sean McDermott since their days together at William and Mary where McDermott was a player and Daboll was a graduate assistant. Before going to Alabama this year he was with the Patriots for 10 years serving a variety of roles under Bill Belichick including being the TE coach on last year's Super Bowl winning team. He was also an offensive coordinator for the Browns, Dolphins, and Chiefs. He also served as a QB coach for the Jets. Sean McDermott released a statement that read "we are excited to hire Brian as our offensive coordinator and welcome him back to Western New York. I know how much this area means to him. He is a good coach and a good teacher and has been part of winning programs in the NFL and college."
Jones Played Hurt: Part of the reason why Zay Jones struggled this season may have been a torn labrum he played with. His Father, former pro player Robert Jones, told Robert Quinn of the Bills Wire podcast that his son will have surgery on Tuesday. It is the 2nd torn labrum Jones has had. Injury Page.
Goat Tally: As we do every year we tally up all the goats we give out during each Bills Blitz on the season. Despite leading the Bills to the playoffs Sean McDermott and Tyrod Taylor led the way with five goats. Goat Tally.
Saturday January 13, 2018
Gameball Tally: As we do every year we tally up all the gameballs we give out during each Bills Blitz on the season. For the second year in a row LeSean McCoy had the most gameballs this year he had one more than last year as he finished with 9 gameballs. Jordan Poyer and Stephen Hauscka were second with four each. Gameball Tally.
Friday January 12, 2018
Dennison Fired: The Bills have announced that they have parted ways with offensive coordinator Rick Dennison. He was the 12th offensive coordinator since 2000 for the Bills they will also have their fifth offensive coordinator in as many seasons in 2018. Sean McDermott said on Tuesday that they will methodically evaluate the entire staff but did recognize that time would be a factor in making a change since several teams are out there looking for coaches. The search will be on for a new head of the offense immediately. Front Office Page.
Thursday January 11, 2018
Final Grades: We have released our final grades on our gameday homepage. We grade each position for the year and individual player grades for all pertinent players. On the right side of the gameday homepage is our year end awards. For the second year in a row LeSean McCoy is our Offensive MVP and our Player of the Year. Check it out as our 2017 gameday homepage is now complete! In coming days we will have our final gameball and goat tallies and our final Player of the Week page! Final Grades.
Wednesday January 10, 2018
Bills Lose Gaine: The Bills lost one of their stars in the front office as VP of Player Personnel Brian Gaine is going back to Houston to become the GM of the Texans. Ian Rapoport is reporting that they are finalizing details tonight. This will leave a hole in Branon Beane's administration.
Bills Sign Two: The number of reserve/future contract signings is up to 12 as the Bills signed two more that were on the practice squad late in the season. Added to the offseason roster was LB Xavier Woodson-Luster who was the only player on the practice squad at the end of the season not added to the futures list earlier in the week. The second player added was S L.J. McCray who was released from the practice squad to make room for RB Aaron Green before wildcard week. Front Office Page.
2018 Frontoffice Page Launched! We have launched our 2018 Frontoffice page as we transition into offseason mode. The new page has the list of Bills free agents at the top of the page it includes 18 unrestricted free agents and four exclusive rights free agents. There are no restricted free agents for the Bills this year. We also give comments on what we think the Bills will do with these players. We also list all the players and coaches comings and goings including the 10 reserve/futures players they have signed for the 2018 offseason. This page will also have contract signing details as well. Front Office Page.