Buffalo Bills

2nd AFC East (4-3-0)

Founded: 1960

Stadium: Ralph Wilson Stadium

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  • Bills place Spiller on IR-recall, sign Tanner

    The Bills signed Phillip Tanner after placing C.J. Spiller on injured reserve/designated to return. Buffalo needed to add a running back after Spiller and Fred Jackson went down with injuries on Sunday.
  • Fred Jackson could miss 4 weeks, calls Brown 'every-down back'

    The Buffalo Bills need Bryce Brown to step up after both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller went down with injuries. Jackson praised Brown, saying the Bills "won't miss a beat" with him in the lineup.
  • Watkins showing he is worth hefty draft-day price tag

    The Buffalo Bills gave up a ton in May's draft to move up to take Sammy Watkins. The rookie receiver, however, already is proving his worth after performances like Sunday's vs. the Vikings.
  • Bryce 'expected to play right away'

    After trading a draft choice to the Eagles for Bryce Brown, the Bills have made the running back a healthy scratch for six straight games. That's not exactly what Brown expected to happen.
  • Spiller blocks out trade talk

    C.J. Spiller's appearances on the offensive side of the ball are becoming few and far between in Buffalo. Could the Bills be looking to deal one of their most explosive players before the trade deadline?
  • Marrone not happy about Williams' trade request

    Bills coach Doug Marrone is not too thrilled about Mike Williams' trade request. Will the wide receiver get back on the field in Buffalo?
  • Report: Giants unwilling to deal pick, pay Mike Williams' salary

    The Giants reportedly have "some" interest in acquiring wide receiver Mike Williams, who was given permission to seek a trade by the Bills. But would the Giants be willing to meet Buffalo's asking price?
  • Buffalo Bills postgame press conference    

    Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone, quarterback Kyle Orton, and tight end Scott Chandler discuss the team's 37-22 loss against the New England Patriots.
  • Terry and Kim Pegula introduced as new owners of the Bills

    A new era has been ushered into Western New York. Terry and Kim Pegula were officially announced on Friday as the new owners of the Buffalo Bills. What did Pegula have to say about the stadium situation?
  • Belichick: Watkins 'Fitzgerald-like' vs. Lions

    Bills rookie Sammy Watkins has Bill Belichick's attention. After watching the pass-catcher's handiwork against the Lions, the Patriots coach compared him to one of the game's best wideouts.
Draft 2014 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 4 (4) Watkins, Sammy WR 
Rd 2, Pick 12 (44) Kouandjio, Cyrus OT 
Rd 3, Pick 9 (73) Brown, Preston ILB 
Rd 4, Pick 9 (109) Cockrell, Ross CB 
Rd 5, Pick 13 (153) Richardson, Cyril OG 
Rd 7, Pick 6 (221) Johnson, Randell OLB 
Rd 7, Pick 22 (237) Henderson, Seantrel OT 
Scoreboard more
Ralph Wilson Stadium - Wk 7 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota Vikings 3 10 0 3 16
Buffalo Bills 0 10 0 7 17
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
5 Sun, Oct 05 @ Detroit 17-14   W
6 Sun, Oct 12 New England 22-37   L
7 Sun, Oct 19 Minnesota 17-16   W
8 Sun, Oct 26 @ New York Jets 1:00 PM ET
9 Bye
10 Sun, Nov 09 Kansas City 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Aaron Williams (S) Limited Pract - --
Mario Williams (DE) Full Pract - --
Ty Powell (LB) Did Not Pract - --
Brandon Spikes (LB) Full Pract - --
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Kyle Orton 124 85 890 5
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
C.J. Spiller 69 287 4.2 0
Fred Jackson 55 239 4.3 1
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Sammy Watkins 35 433 12.4 4
Scott Chandler 22 278 12.6 0
Fred Jackson 33 261 7.9 1
Robert Woods 25 244 9.8 1
Transactions more
Date Transaction
10/21 Phillip Tanner (RB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
10/17 Travis Harvey (WR) Practice Squad (practice squad).
10/14 Travis Harvey (WR) Terminated (by Club) from Practice Squad (terminated (by club) from practice squad).
10/11 Chris Williams (G) Reserve/Injured (reserve/injured).
AFC East more
Team W L T Win %
New England 5 2 0 .714
Buffalo 4 3 0 .571
Miami 3 3 0 .500
New York Jets 1 6 0 .143

Head Coach more

Doug Marrone

Regular Season: 10-13

Postseason: 0-0

Experience: 1

Career record: 10-13

The Buffalo Bills announced the hiring of Doug Marrone as the 16th head coach in franchise history on Jan. 7, 2013.

Marrone, 48, replaces former Bills head coach Chan Gailey, who was relieved of his duties on Dec. 31, 2012.

The 2013 season will mark Marrone's eighth year in the National Football League and first as a head coach in the professional ranks.

Marrone spent the previous for years as the head coach of his alma mater's football program at Syracuse University from 2009 to 2012 and led the program to a 21-17 record in the last three seasons. He guided the Orange to an 8-5 mark in 2010 and 2012 -- with both campaigns culminating in a New Era Pinstripe Bowl championship.

Syracuse's offense set several program records in 2012 for total yards (5,681), passing yards (3,619) and first downs (300).

Prior to his Syracuse tenure, Marrone spent seven years in the NFL. From 2006 to 2008, he served as the offensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints after a four-year span as the offensive line coach of the New York Jets (2002 to 2005).

The Saints led the NFL in total offense and passing yards per game in 2006 (391.5 total yards/game and 281.4 passing yards/game) and 2008 (410.7 total yards/game and 311.1 passing yards/game).

In 2004, the Jets' offensive line paved the way for the league's third-best rushing offense (149.3 rushing yards/game) while tallying the second-most rushing first downs (135). Running back Curtis Martin led the NFL with 1,697 rushing yards and posted nine 100-yard games.

Before arriving in New York, Marrone coached the tight ends and tackles at the University of Tennessee in 2001. He spent the 2000 season at the University of Georgia as the program's offensive line coach after spending the previous five years at Georgia Tech. In 1995, Marrone was the director of football operations before coaching the tight ends in 1996 and offensive line from 1997 to 1999.

In 1999, the Yellow Jackets led the nation in total offense (509.4 yards/game) and points per game (40.7). Marrone was part of a coaching staff that helped guide the school to a bowl game in three consecutive years (1997 to 1999).

Marrone's coaching career began in 1992 at Cortland (N.Y.) State as the school's tight ends coach before stints as the offensive line coach at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (1993) and Northeastern University in 1994.

Marrone, a Bronx, N.Y. native, was drafted in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL draft by the Los Angeles Raiders and played two years in the NFL, first with the Miami Dolphins in 1987 and then with the Saints in 1989. He also had playing stints with Pittsburgh, Dallas and Minnesota before closing his career with the NFLE London Monarchs (1991 to 1992).

A three-year letterman at Syracuse, Marrone returned to the university and graduated in 1991. He and his wife, Helen, have two daughters, Madeline and Anne, and a son, Mack.

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