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LeSean McCoy Trade Took Only 30 Minutes

Mar 24, 2015 10:56 PM

The LeSean McCoy trade to the Buffalo Bills came together very quickly. The trade was one of the biggest in the NFL in recent history.

The trade took just 30 minutes to complete after the Bills were "stunned" to learn that the Philadelphia Eagles were interested in trading McCoy.

"The trade for LeSean happened really quick," Ryan said at the NFL owners meetings. "We were all sitting there. We were having organizational meetings. ... And all of the sudden we get this call from Philadelphia and I think that was when the trade started. Probably 30 minutes later, the trade was done."

The Eagles called the Bills about McCoy being on the market, which surprised the Bills.

"We were just kind of, like, stunned there for a little bit," Ryan said. "We're like, 'Really? Wow.' All right, so let's just take it from there. Obviously we were interested and then the trade came down. We knew it wasn't going to be cheap by any stretch. And losing a player like Kiko Alonso is obviously a steep price, but we felt really good about it."

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Charles Clay Signs Five-Year, $38M Contract With Bills

Mar 17, 2015 7:32 PM

Charles Clay has signed a five-year, $38 million contract with the Buffalo Bills.

The Miami Dolphins will have five days to match the offer.

The deal includes $20 million in guaranteed money.

The Dolphins are unlikely to match the offer as they've already signed Jordan Cameron at tight end this offseason.

Vic Carucci/Buffalo News

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Percy Harvin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bills

Mar 13, 2015 6:14 PM

Percy Harvin will sign with the Buffalo Bills on a one-year deal.

Harvin was released this week by the New York Jets.

Harvin, 26, once regarded as a rising star in the NFL, was looking for his fourth team in four years. 


Harvin missed most of the 2013 season with a hip injury, but he returned for the Super Bowl and contributed to the win by scoring on a kickoff return.

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C.J. Spiller Signs With Saints

Mar 13, 2015 1:38 PM

C.J. Spiller has agreed to sign with the New Orleans Saints.

Spiller joins a backfield that includes Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson.

Spiller was the ninth overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.

Spiller is coming off two injury-hampered seasons with the Buffalo Bills.

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Bills Acquire Matt Cassel In Trade With Vikings

Mar 4, 2015 12:34 PM

The Buffalo Bills have acquired Matt Cassel from the Minnesota Vikings.

Cassel had a 65.8 passer rating in three games last season with the Vikings.

Cassel has been a part-time starter since 2011 after playing in 46 games from 2008 until 2010 with the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.

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C.J. Spiller: I'm Pretty Sure Chip Kelly Has My Agent's Number

Mar 4, 2015 10:35 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles could have a need at running back with their trade of LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills.

The trade effectively ended the tenure of C.J. Spiller with the Bills, but it could create an opportunity for him to join the Eagles.

"I'm pretty sure that Chip (Kelly) has my agent's phone number so I'm pretty sure we might have to make a call over there," he said.

"I've never been in that type of system before," referring to the Eagles' hyped offensive attack, "but I don't think I'd have any problem adjusting to it."

Dan Hanzus/NFL.com

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LeSean McCoy Traded By Eagles To Bills

Mar 3, 2015 7:25 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills.

The Bills will send Kiko Alonso to the Eagles in return. Alonso played at Oregon for Chip Kelly.

Drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft out of Pittsburgh, McCoy has spent his entire six-season career in Philadelphia.

McCoy had one of the largest contracts in the NFL at running back.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

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Josh McCown, Bills In Contract Talks

Feb 26, 2015 11:21 AM

The Buffalo Bills and Josh McCown are in contract talks.

The negotiations began after the 35-year-old spent the previous two days visiting the Cleveland Browns.


McCown has also visited the Chicago Bears and New York Jets.

Kyle Orton finished the 2014 season as the Bills' starting quarterback, but he's decided to retire.

EJ Manuel is the only experienced quarterback on the Bills' roster.

John Wawrow/AP

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Richie Incognito Signs With Bills

Feb 7, 2015 3:29 PM

Richie Incognito has signed with the Buffalo Bills.

Incognito hasn't played a single down in the NFL since the bullying scandal involving former Miami Dolphins teammate Jonathan Martin, which occurred in the middle of 2013.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos showed interest in Incognito last season.


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Doug Marrone Looking Ahead At Work With Jaguars

Feb 6, 2015 1:09 PM

Doug Marrone is looking forward to the coming season as offensive line coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars and doesn't want to dwell on his decision to walk away from the Buffalo Bills.

Marrone acknowledged that he was baffled at a former assistant coach's claims that he was self-centered, selfish and greedy.


The clause in his contract that allowed him to leave the Bills while being guaranteed his $4 million salary in 2015.

"At the end of the day, I had two outstanding years in Buffalo," Marrone said Thursday in his first public comments since leaving the Bills. "I think that Terry and Kim Pegula, they're going to be outstanding. I really can't say enough for the people within the organization, from the trainers, from the PR department, from the equipment people. They were outstanding. At the end of the day, I had a three-day window on my contract, which was obviously difficult because of the time aspect of it. My family and I made a decision to leave.

"I talked to Terry a couple of weeks ago. We had a good conversation and made the decision to [opt out], and we're not looking back and we're moving forward. Really, that's as simple as it is."

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Bill Polian Declines Bills Offer
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Leodis McKelvin Out Indefinitely With Fractured Ankle
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