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All Three 2015 London Games Will Have 9:30 AM EST Kickoff

Jan 22, 2015 12:53 PM

The NFL will have a 9:30 AM EST kickoff for all three London games in 2015.

The New York Jets will play the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 4, while the Buffalo Bills play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Oct. 25 and the Detroit Lions will play the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 1.

The Dolphins, Jaguars and Chiefs will be the designated home team for the games, meaning they will lose a home game at their own stadium.

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Doug Marrone Hired By Jaguars As Offensive Line Coach

Jan 20, 2015 12:08 PM

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired Doug Marrone as assistant head coach and offensive line coach.

Marrone opted out of the final season of his deal with the Buffalo Bills with the expecation of getting another head coaching job.

Marrone still will be paid $4 million by the Bills for 2015.

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Rex Ryan Pledges Bills' Job Will Be His Last

Jan 15, 2015 11:06 AM

Rex Ryan has pledged that the Buffalo Bills will be the last team he coaches for in his career.

"This is it. This is my last stop. This is it for me," Ryan told "Mike & Mike" on ESPN Radio. "The last team I'll ever coach will be the Buffalo Bills, and I hope it's 15 years from now."

 

Ryan, 52, was fired by the New York Jets after six seasons in charge.

Ryan went 46-50 with the Jets and led them to the AFC Championship Game twice.

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Dennis Thurman Joins Bills As Defensive Coordinator

Jan 12, 2015 11:23 PM

Dennis Thurman will be hired by the Buffalo Bills as defensive coordinator.

Thurman will replace Jim Schwartz with the Bills, who led the unit to rank fourth in the NFL in 2014.

Thurman and Rex Ryan have coached together all but one year since 2002.

Thurman was promoted to defensive coordinator with the Jets in 2013 after the departure of Mike Pettine.

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Bills To Hire Rex Ryan As Head Coach, Greg Roman As OC

Jan 11, 2015 1:15 PM

The Buffalo Bills will hire Rex Ryan as their new head coach.

The hiring of Ryan, who will earn a salary of $5.5 million per year, would complete an extensive coaching search for the Bills, who have interviewed 12 candidates since Doug Marrone opted out of his contract on Dec. 31.

The Bills conducted a second interview with Ryan on Saturday night, sources told ESPN. He also interviewed for the Atlanta Falcons' coaching vacancy.

Ryan and the Bills are expected to hire 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman for the same position in Buffalo, sources told ESPN.

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Rex Ryan To Have 2nd Interview With Bills

Jan 10, 2015 5:48 PM

Rex Ryan will have a second interview with the Buffalo Bills on Saturday evening.

Ryan was let go by the New York Jets after the season, while the Bills are searching for a replacement for Doug Marrone.

The Bills had one of the NFL's best defenses in 2014.

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Bills Request Interview With Greg Roman

Jan 6, 2015 10:54 AM

The Buffalo Bills requested permission to interview Greg Roman for their head coaching vacancy.

Roman was a sought after head coaching candidate in previous offseasons, but he became the target of frustration for fans of the San Francisco 49ers this season.

Roman previously interviewed this offseason with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their offensive coordinator job.

Roman is not expected to return to the 49ers in 2015.

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Doug Marrone Was Furious Over Bills' Trade For Sammy Watkins

Jan 4, 2015 1:26 PM

Doug Marrone was not pleased with the Buffalo Bills' decision last May to trade up for Sammy Watkins.

Marrone was not in favor of Buffalo surrendering a future first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns in a trade that did not involve a quarterback, sources said.

Some sources claim Marrone stormed out of the draft room, while others contend he simply walked out.

Marrone opted out of his contract with the Bills after the season concluded.

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Mike Shanahan To Interview With 49ers, Bills

Jan 3, 2015 11:57 AM

Mike Shanahan has scheduled interviews with the San Francisco 49ers and Buffalo Bills.

Shanahan was fired after the 2013 season by Washington.

Shanahan was the 49ers' offensive coordinator from 1992 through 1994 before becoming head coach of the Broncos.

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Bills Request Permission To Interview Adam Gase

Jan 2, 2015 1:11 PM

The Buffalo Bills have requested permission to interview Adam Gase.

Gase is currently offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos.

Gase is the first candidate to emerge for Doug Whaley and the Bills since the departure of Doug Marrone.

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Bill Polian Declines Bills Offer
Bill Polian will remain an ESPN NFL analyst for 2015 and beyond.

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Doug Marrone, Jets Have Mutual Interest After Opting Out
Doug Marrone just finished his second season with the Bills.

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Kyle Orton Announces Retirement
Doug Whaley and the Bills will search for a quarterback this offseason.

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

Bacarri Rambo Thought Career Might Be Over After September Cut
Bacarri Rambo was cut by Washington in September and was out of work for two months.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Bills Terminate Agreement To Play In Toronto
The series had faced dwindling attendance and concerns from Buffalo-area fans about losing a game at Ralph Wilson Stadium each season.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

Bills To Host Browns In Buffalo For Week 13
The Bills will host the Browns in Week 13 this Sunday despite damage to the stadium.

Conor Orr/ESPN

Bills Will Play Jets At 7 PM EST On Monday In Detroit
The snowfall in Western New York has forced the Bills to move their home game to Detroit.

ESPN

Bills-Jets Game Likely To Be Moved
Detroit, Pittsburgh or Washington, D.C. could host the game.

Adam Schefter, Adam Caplan/ESPN

Leodis McKelvin Out Indefinitely With Fractured Ankle
Leodis McKelvin has started nine games this season and is tied for third in the NFL with four interceptions.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

C.J. Spiller Out For Season With Broken Collarbone
C.J. Spiller is a free agent in the offseason and may have played his final game with the Bills.

Marc Sessler/NFL.com

Fred Jackson Out One Month With Groin Injury
Fred Jackson could miss up to one month with a groin injury.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

Mike Williams' Agent Seeks Trade From Bills
Doug Whaley said that the Bills will entertain offers, but are not actively shopping Mike Williams.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

Mike Williams Deactivated, Nameplate Removed From Bills' Locker Room
Mike Williams was a healthy inactive for the Bills against the Patriots.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

C.J. Spiller, Bills Discuss Long-Term Contract
C.J. Spiller's future in Buffalo has been murky as he enters the final season of his rookie deal with concerns over his usage in Doug Marrone's system.

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Sabres' Owner Agrees To Buy Bills
Buffalo Sabres' owner Terry Pegula has reached an agreement to buy the Buffalo Bills.

Dan Hanzus/NFL.com

Bills Make Kyle Orton Richest Backup QB In NFL
Kyle Orton signed a two-year, $11 million deal contract with the Bills.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Sammy Watkins Injures Ribs Again, Should Be Fine For Week 1
Sammy Watkins should be available to start in Week 1 for the Bills despite the injury.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

Belichick, Carroll, Payton Considered Best HC's In NFL By Peers
Bill Belichick is ranked as the best coach in the NFL, according to a poll of 30 league insiders.

Mike Sando/ESPN

Sammy Watkins Injures Ribs
Sammy Watkins took a hit from Ryan Shazier on a third down pass from EJ Manuel.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

Bills Deny Receiving Trade Calls On C.J. Spiller
There were reports that Chip Kelly called the Bills in March on C.J. Spiller two months before the club tried to trade up for Carlos Hyde.

Marc Sessler/NFL.com