Bills place Matt Milano, Taron Johnson on injured reserve
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have placed starting linebacker Matt Milano and cornerback Taron Johnson on the season-ending injured reserve list.
The moves were made on Tuesday, a day after Milano had surgery for a broken left leg. The second-year starter broke his fibula in the final minutes of a 27-23 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday.
Johnson had surgery last week for a shoulder injury that had nagged him for much of the season.
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 promote cornerback Ryan Lewis off practice squad
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed cornerback Ryan Lewis off their practice squad to address a position depleted after Vontae Davis abruptly left the team last weekend.
The Bills initially claimed Lewis off waivers on Sept. 2 after he spent last season on the New England Patriots practice squad. The Bills cut Lewis on Sept. 12 before re-signing him to their practice squad a day later.
Bills rule out Shaq Lawson, Taron Johnson against Chargers
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson and rookie cornerback Taron Johnson have been ruled out of Buffalo's home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
Lawson is out due to a hamstring injury, while Johnson will not play after hurting his shoulder in a 47-3 season-opening loss at Baltimore last weekend.
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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.