Gore looks forward to sharing Bills backfield with McCoy
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hold the AARP jokes.
Running back Frank Gore sees nothing funny about teaming up with LeSean McCoy in Buffalo to form the NFL's oldest backfield. Instead, Gore sees...
Bills fire 2 offensive assistants: Robiskie, Castillo
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills shook up their coaching staff by firing offensive line coach Juan Castillo and receivers coach Terry Robiskie following a 6-10 finish.
A person familiar with the decision confirmed to The Associated Press of Robiskie's firing following his first season in Buffalo. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the team has not announced the move first reported by Sirius XM's Alex Marvez.
AP Source confirms Bills fire offensive line coach Castillo
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the Buffalo Bills' decision confirms the team has fired offensive line coach Juan Castillo.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not announced the move. CBSSports.com first reported Castillo's firing Tuesday.
Bills’ McCoy has rocky return on and off field
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy had a rocky return from injury, both on and off the field.
After missing one game with a hamstring injury, McCoy managed only nine yards on six carries and 10 yards on three catches in Sunday's 24-12 loss to the New England Patriots.
The six-time Pro Bowler was benched for the Bills' first series of the game because of a disagreement with coach Sean McDermott that occurred Saturday night.
Bills place Murphy on IR, sign 49ers receiver Victor Bolden
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed receiver Victor Bolden off San Francisco's practice squad and placed running back Marcus Murphy on injured reserve.
Murphy's season is over after dislocating his left elbow in the second quarter of a 14-13 win over Detroit on Sunday. He started the game with LeSean McCoy and backup Chris Ivory sidelined by injuries.
Bills missing running backs McCoy and Ivory
Bills starting running back LeSean McCoy and his backup, Chris Ivory, are both inactive for Buffalo's home game against the Detroit Lions.
McCoy is out after hurting his left hamstring and Ivory hurt his left shoulder in a 27-23 loss to the New York Jets last weekend. The injuries leave Buffalo with two healthy running backs in rookies Marcus Murphy and Keith Ford, who was promoted from the practice squad this week.
Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka is active despite nursing a hip injury.
Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is questionable for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.
McCoy suffered a hamstring injury against the New York Jets last weekend. He missed practice on Wednesday before being limited the past two days.
Running back Chris Ivory is also questionable with a shoulder injury, though Ivory was a full participant in practice all week.
Bills RB McCoy returns to practice on limited basis
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, a day after being held out because of an injury to his left hamstring.
Coach Sean McDermott said the team will continue evaluating McCoy's progress before determining whether he can play Sunday, when Buffalo hosts Detroit. McCoy did not return after being hurt during Buffalo's opening series in a 27-23 loss to the New York Jets last weekend.
Bills’ McCoy won’t rule himself out after missing practice
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Don't count out LeSean McCoy just yet.
Though the Bills running back missed practice Wednesday to nurse a sore left hamstring, McCoy told The Associated Press there's a chance he'll play in Buffalo's home game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
"I want to try to get in a couple of good games before it's over," McCoy said, before leaving the locker room.
Bills linebacker Matt Milano out with broken left leg
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills starting linebacker Matt Milano will miss the final three weeks of the season with a broken left leg, while the status of running backs LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory are considered more promising.
Milano had surgery for a broken fibula on Monday, a day after being hurt in a 27-23 loss to the New York Jets.
Cowboys guard Martin leaves in 2nd half with knee injury
Cowboys right guard Zack Martin left in the second half with a knee injury against the Eagles on Sunday.
The four-time Pro Bowler has been battling a knee issue all season.
Philadelphia running back Corey Clement injured his right knee when he was stopped for a 4-yard loss late in the first quarter and didn't return to the overtime loss. Eagles defensive end Josh Sweat left in the first half with an ankle injury and didn't return.
Bills-Dolphins Capsule Preview
BUFFALO (4-7) at MIAMI (5-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Dolphins by 6 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 5-6, Miami 6-5
SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 60-47-1
LAST MEETING - Bills beat Dolphins 22-16, Dec. 31, 2017
LAST WEEK — Bills beat Jaguars 24-21; Dolphins lost at Colts 27-24
AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 25, Dolphins No. 21
BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (17), PASS (31).
BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (15), PASS (1).
DOLPHINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28) RUSH (20), PASS (27).
Bills tune out Jaguars’ Ramsey trash talking of Josh Allen
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey can criticize Buffalo rookie quarterback Josh Allen all he wants. The Bills aren't taking the bait.
"Everybody has their thing, and that's his thing. He likes to talk," Bills running back LeSean McCoy said. "If he feels Josh is trash or whatever, that's his opinion. I think Josh is really good."
Barkley, Bills light up listless Jets in 41-10 laugher
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matt Barkley had just put the finishing touches on a stunning victory when he jogged over to the sideline, found his mother in the stands and handed her his well-deserved game ball.
It was quite a moment for the Buffalo Bills quarterback, who looked nothing like a guy who had no job and an uncertain future just a few weeks ago.
Bills RB McCoy breaks silence by saying he’s frustrated
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy ended his near two-week silence by saying he wanted to keep his frustrations to himself in what's been a miserable season.
"I was just upset how everything's been going, 2-7," McCoy said Friday, referring to the Bills' record. "That's frustrating. I want to win games, so I just kind of took that approach. Just kind of upset. But my mindset is just try to get better."
Bills’ McCoy not talking as production keeps dropping
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The more LeSean McCoy's production drops, the less the Buffalo Bills running back wants to talk about it.
"Don't worry about me, I'll be all right," McCoy said following practice Wednesday before excusing himself by saying he had to go lift weights. "I ain't ducking you, honest. I'm trying to get myself together."
McCoy laments 13-yard outing in Bills 25-6 loss to Patriots
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ever since he topped the 10,000 career yards rushing mark last season, LeSean McCoy set a "12K or bust" objective.
Bust was more like it for the Buffalo Bills running back on Monday night, when McCoy totaled 13 yards on 12 carries in continuing what's been a season-long struggle for the 10th year player.
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Patriots’ Gronkowski returns, while Michel out against Bills
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Patriots will get tight end Rob Gronkowski back in their lineup, though rookie running back Sony Michel is listed as inactive for New England's game at the Buffalo Bills on Monday night.
Gronkowski, who grew up in suburban Buffalo, returns after missing one game with ankle and back injuries.
McCoy clears concussion protocol, expected to play vs Pats
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has cleared concussion protocol and is expected to play Monday night against the AFC East rival New England Patriots.
McCoy was hurt when he landed on his head while being tackled along the sideline on Buffalo's second play from scrimmage in a 37-5 loss at Indianapolis last weekend.
McCoy has a team-leading 244 rushing yards and no touchdowns for the Bills (2-5). He ran for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns last season.
Bills’ LeSean McCoy listed as questionable versus Patriots
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is being evaluated for a concussion and is questionable for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots.
McCoy has not been cleared to play yet despite practicing on a limited basis the past three days, as he's allowed under NFL concussion protocol rules. He was hurt when he landed on his head while being tackled along the sideline on Buffalo's second play from scrimmage in a 37-5 loss at Indianapolis last weekend.
Struggling Bills offense faces daunting challenge
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Wearing a red non-contact jersey on the team's grass practice field, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy worked on a limited basis Thursday as he makes his way back from a concussion.
With or without their top playmaker, the Bills and their sputtering offense will be challenged to keep up with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on Monday night.
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy returns to practice
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is returning to practice on a limited basis Thursday as he makes his way back from a concussion.
McCoy suffered the injury early in Buffalo's 37-5 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. On Buffalo's second play from scrimmage, McCoy landed on his head as he was taken down by Kenny Moore II. McCoy did not return.
QB Allen, Bills passing attack still lacks punch despite win
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy and the Buffalo Bills running game might have finally found its legs.
Now it's time to focus on continuing to develop rookie quarterback Josh Allen and a popgun passing attack.
Bills rediscover running attack in 13-12 win over Titans
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — There's nothing wrong with LeSean McCoy and Buffalo Bills' rushing attack, once they elect to stick with it.
Bills beat Titans 13-12 on Hauschka’s 46-yard field goal
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Safety Jordan Poyer and the Buffalo Bills couldn't care less about style points.
After being on the losing end of some lopsided decisions, an offensively challenged, field-goal-dominated 13-12 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday is all that mattered.
"Two-and-three is a lot better than 1-4," Poyer said, referring to the Bills record. "It's never ugly when you win."
Bills, McCoy look to boost stagnant run game
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy is doing his best to remain patient. It hasn't been easy.
Buffalo's trademark rushing attack has gone missing one month into the season, making things more difficult for a new-look offense trying to find its identity with a rookie quarterback. McCoy has surprisingly been a nonfactor for Buffalo with the running game stuck in neutral.
Ex-girlfriend of Bills’ McCoy alleges physical abuse
ATLANTA (AP) — LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend says in a new court filing that the Buffalo Bills running back physically abused her and orchestrated a home invasion that left her beaten and bloodied.
Bills list McCoy as questionable to play against Packers
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills list LeSean McCoy as questionable for their game at Green Bay on Sunday even though the running back vowed he'll play earlier this week.
McCoy spent the past three days practicing on a limited basis and in a non-contact jersey after missing one game with an injury to his rib cartilage. McCoy's backup, Marcus Murphy, is also considered questionable after hurting his rib in a 27-6 win at Minnesota last weekend.
Bills running back McCoy vows he’s playing against Packers
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy vows he's playing at Green Bay on Sunday after missing one game with a rib cartilage injury.
McCoy made the announcement after saying he was able to run at full speed during practice Wednesday. McCoy has been sidelined since Bills center Ryan Groy fell on the left side of McCoy's chest in the third quarter of Buffalo's 31-20 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sept. 16.
Bills list running back McCoy questionable for game at Vikes
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills running back LeSean McCoy is listed as questionable due to a rib cartilage injury for Buffalo's game at the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
McCoy has practiced on a limited basis since being hurt in a 31-20 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers last weekend. Backup running back Taiwan Jones is also listed Friday as questionable due to a deep cut on his forehead.
Defensive end Shaq Lawson has been ruled out and will miss his second consecutive game with a hamstring injury.
Bills’ McCoy says child abuse allegations are ‘ridiculous’
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy said allegations that he abused his 6-year-old son were "ridiculous" and being made by people attempting to further their own agendas.
Mother of LeSean McCoy’s son alleges he was abusive
The mother of LeSean McCoy's young son said in a court filing Tuesday that she agreed to defend the Buffalo Bills running back against an allegation that he abused the boy even though she said she knew the accusation was true.
In a three-page document filed in Fulton County State Court in Georgia, Stephanie Maisonet said she reluctantly agreed to the deal in exchange for McCoy offering to drop a custody case and allow her to enroll their 6-year-old son in a school in Miami.
Bills running back McCoy’s status uncertain with rib injury
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills running back LeSean McCoy has been diagnosed with damage to his rib cartilage, leaving his status uncertain for Buffalo's game at the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Coach Sean McDermott listed McCoy day to day, and didn't rule him out from playing. McDermott didn't provide much detail on Monday except to say McCoy's status will be determined by how much pain he can tolerate.
Bills’ McCoy seeks to have ex-girlfriend’s lawsuit tossed
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for LeSean McCoy have asked a judge in Georgia to throw out a lawsuit in which the former girlfriend of the Buffalo Bills running back accuses him of failing to protect her from a violent home invasion.
QB not lone Bills’ concern in preparing to host Chargers
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills can change quarterbacks all they want following their second-most lopsided loss in franchise history.
Running back LeSean McCoy knows the abrupt switch from inexperienced and interception-prone Nathan Peterman to raw rookie Josh Allen won't make much of a difference if everyone else on offense fails to perform Sunday in Buffalo's home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Bills’ McCoy uses questions about turning 30 into motivation
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The more skepticism LeSean McCoy hears about whether he can maintain his production after turning 30, the better the Buffalo running back feels.
McCoy is using the questions as motivation in preparing to open his 10th NFL season on Sunday, when the Bills play at Baltimore.
Bills Preview Capsule
BUFFALO BILLS (9-8)
New faces: DT Star Lotulelei, DE Trent Murphy, QB AJ McCarron, WR Jeremy Kerley, RB Chris Ivory, CB Vontae Davis, offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, rookies QB Josh Allen, MLB Tremaine Edmunds, DT Harrison Phillips.
Key losses: QB Tyrod Taylor, C Eric Wood, LG Richie Incognito, LT Cordy Glenn, CB E.J. Gaines, LB Preston Brown, WR Jordan Matthews.
Bills GM backs McCoy; eviction of ex-girlfriend finalized
ATLANTA (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy finalized eviction proceedings against his ex-girlfriend after reaching an agreement in Georgia on Tuesday.
In the meantime, McCoy took his familiar spot with the starting lineup at training camp, where Bills general manager Brandon Beane said no evidence has come to light to alter the player's status with the team amid allegations he severely disciplined his son and beat his dog.
The Latest: Bills GM tells AP team continues to back McCoy
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy's eviction proceedings against an ex-girlfriend (all times local):
Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane tells The Associated Press no "legit evidence" has come to light in a lawsuit filed against LeSean McCoy to change the running back's status as a member of the team.
Bills’ McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend following home invasion
LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten and had $133,000 worth of jewelry stolen during a home invasion last month.
Delicia Cordon also alleged in a lawsuit filed in Fulton County, Georgia on Friday that McCoy would "often brutally beat his dog," and would also "aggressively, physically discipline and beat his young son."
The Latest: Lawsuit won’t affect McCoy’s status with Bills
The Latest on lawsuit filed against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (all times local):
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press a lawsuit filed against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy will not affect his status on the team.
Ex-girlfriend of Bills’ McCoy says injuries are healing
The woman whose face was bloodied in a home invasion at a home owned by Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says her injuries are healing, though she is still having emotional difficulty dealing with what happened a month ago.
Delicia Cordon wrote, "mentally, is still a battle," in posting a message on her Instagram account on Friday.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy had no doubts he'd be allowed to report for the start of Bills training camp after the running back was accused of bloodying his ex-girlfriend two weeks ago.
And McCoy on Thursday also said he's confident he'll be playing in Buffalo's season opener at Baltimore on Sept. 9.
"I'm here right now, so I feel very confident," McCoy said about an hour before the Bills opened training camp in suburban Rochester.
Bills Training Camp Capsule
BUFFALO BILLS (9-8)
OPEN CAMP: July 26, St. John Fisher College, Pittsford, New York
Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home
ATLANTA (AP) — Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) — The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.
Police acknowledged Tuesday that a woman was assaulted during a home invasion at a suburban Atlanta house owned by NFL star LeSean McCoy, hours after graphic posts on social media accused the Buffalo Bills running back of bloodying his former girlfriend.
One female was treated and released from the hospital, while another sustained a minor injury during a targeted invasion early Tuesday, Milton police said in a release responding to requests by The Associated Press.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — When he was much younger and brasher, LeSean McCoy recalled informing the league's older running backs of how he was going to one day chase them down in the record books.
A month shy of his 30th birthday, the Buffalo Bills veteran is suddenly beginning to realize how the tables have turned.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Offensive line depth and receiver remain two of the Buffalo Bills most pressing needs with five picks spread over the final four rounds of the NFL draft.
Buffalo opens Saturday with the 21st pick in the fourth round and close with the second-to-last pick in the draft, 255th overall.