Davis Leaves With No Deal: Washingotn free agent tight end Fred Davis visited Buffalo for an official visit on Thursday. The team already had met with him over dinner in Washington over the weekend. He is coming off a torn Achilles tendon suffered in October but says he is way ahead of schedule and is very confident he will be ready for the season. He will meet with the Jets on Friday as he said he will weigh all his options. Adam Schefter reports that he has contract offers from the Bills and the Redskins as he heads to his visit in New York. He indicated that the Bills are looking to draft a quarterback in the draft and he said he would have no problem catching passes from a rookie QB. He said there are good guys in the draft and with the Bills high pick he's confident they will make the right decision.
Bills To Workout Bray: The Bills will hold a private workout with a fourth quarterback on Saturday according to Adam Schefter. He said a Bills contingent of Buddy Nix, Doug Whaley, Russ Brandon, and other staff will watch Tennessee QB Tyler Bray throw passes. Most people project him as a second or third round draft pick.
Davis In Town Today: Free agent tight end Fred Davis is in Buffalo today for an official visit the team confirmed. They actually met with him over dinner in Washington over the weekend and Davis confirmed he is headed to Buffalo today. He told the website Pro Football Central that the meeting went very well and he really liked the Bills brass. He has also said he will make all the teams that pass on him pay. He is coming off a torn Achilles tendon suffered in October. The Jets, Browns, and Redskins are also interested in him. He is expected to visit with the Jets after leaving Buffalo if he isn't signed while in town.
Wednesday March 27, 2013
Bills Interested In Flynn? Jason LaCanfora reports for CBS Sports that the Bills are one of three teams in the mix to land Seahawks QB Matt Flynn in a trade. The report says the Jaguars are the front runners with the Raiders also looking at possibly dealing for the Seattle backup. Flynn was signed as a high profile free agent last year after backing up Aaron Rogers in Green Bay but ended up backing up Russell Wilson. Sources say talks have progresses slowly but a deal could happen before the draft.
Monday March 25, 2013
Private Workout With Jones: Oklahoma's Landry Jones becomes the third quarterback to have a private workout with the Bills. The team worked out Geno Smith and E.J. Manuel last week. They have confirmed they will meet with Jones today. He has a good arm but has been inconsistent and is seen as a late 2nd or early 3rd round pick at this point.
State Senate Approve Funds: The lease deal continues to inch closer to being finalized. The State Senate has approved the funds in the budget for their portion of the renovation of Ralph Wilson Stadium. The new lease deal calls for $54 Million in state funding for upgrades to the 40 year old stadium. The State Legislator needs to approve it as the state looks to pass a budget this week.
Bills Confirm Davis Meeting: The Bills confirmed on their website a story from Adam Schefter that the Bills brass met with free agent tight end Fred Davis over the weekend. Schefter also reports that Davis will come to Buffalo for a visit on Wednesday. The Bills have not confirmed that visit yet. Davis is coming back from a torn ACL suffered last October. He said he's a little ahead of schedule.
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