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Bills QB Taylor to get majority of work in practice

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor will get a majority of work in practice to test his bruised left knee, putting him in a position to start against Miami on Sunday. Coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday that Taylor continues to ...

McCoy scores to seal Bills’ 13-7 OT win over Colts

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The snow sure suits Shady. LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and ...

Colts chances to beat Bills slip away on snow-slicked field

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The snow was falling so hard and fast that Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri could have used a timeout and perhaps a few more size-15 feet. After scrambling to hit a 43-yard point-after attempt to tie the game at 7 with ...

McCoy slides through snow to lift Bills past Colts 13-7

By The Associated Press ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs. McCoy finished with 156 ...

Bills coach McDermott encouraged by medical reports on QBs

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott is encouraged by the initial medical reports on his injured quarterbacks to feel confident Buffalo won't have to add a player before hosting Miami this weekend. McDermott did not go into further detail, a ...

Bills dig out from snow to remain firmly in AFC playoff race

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Once the last snowball was thrown and the final snow angel formed on the New Era Field turf, Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier trudged to the parking lot, where he discovered his car better resembled a snowdrift. "It was ...

Bills frolic in the snow after 13-7 OT win against Colts

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Snow angels and snowball fights. Buffalo Bills receiver Deonte Thompson suddenly has a tale to tell his grandkids about the day he played in near white-out conditions. "I'm from Belle Glade, Florida, and we don't see this kind of ...

Bills QB Taylor has limited mobility in return to practice

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor had limited mobility in his bruised left knee on Thursday while practicing for the first time since being hurt last weekend. Taylor's status remains uncertain for Buffalo's home game against ...

Sabres place Moulson on waivers; acquire Wilson from Wings

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The shake-up is starting in Buffalo, where Sabres general manager Jason Botterill began making moves in a bid to improve a vastly underperforming team on Monday. High-priced and little-used veteran forward Matt Moulson was waived for ...

Injuries, cheap shots overshadow Pats’ 23-3 win over Bills

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski was apologetic for pile-driving his shoulder into the back of Bills rookie cornerback Tre'Davious White's head. Bills safety Micah Hyde was livid, calling it a dirty play. Injuries and accusations overshadowed New ...

Bills face QB questions after Taylor hurt in loss to Pats

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Limping heavily on his left leg, Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor quietly grabbed a few belongings from his locker and headed out a side door. Before pulling on a pair of head phones, Taylor nodded his head "Yes," when asked by The ...

Gronk’s hit on Tre’Davious White adds tension to Bills, Pats

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Running back LeSean McCoy isn't sure if the bad blood between the Bills and Patriots — and increased by tight end Rob Gronkowski's hit on Buffalo cornerback Tre'Davious White — will carry over in three weeks when the AFC East ...

NFL suspends Rob Gronkowski 1 game for late hit to head

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer The NFL suspended New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game on Monday for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre'Davious White. White was lying face down on the sideline after intercepting a pass in Buffalo on Sunday when ...

Bills QB Taylor has bruised tendon in left knee

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott is sticking with Tyrod Taylor as the Bills starter so long as the quarterback's bruised left knee holds up. And Buffalo's coach had nothing more to say Monday about Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pile-driving into ...

Crosby, Malkin help Penguins sink slumping Sabres, 5-1

By DAN SCIFO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The two-time defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins are starting to build momentum after an uneven start to the season. That hasn't been the case for the Buffalo Sabres, who were nearly shut out for a fourth straight game. Evgeni Malkin and ...

Vasilevskiy gets shutout as Lightning snap two-game skid

By JONAH BRONSTEIN, Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL's highest-scoring team leaned on its defense to snap a two-game losing streak. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 34 saves in his second shutout of the season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning got goals from defensemen Mikhail Sergachev and ...

Bills reveal receiver Benjamin has torn knee cartilage

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver Kelvin Benjamin does indeed have torn cartilage in his right knee. The Bills revealed the exact nature of the injury on Monday when correcting a comment coach Sean McDermott made earlier in the ...

Bills plug leaks on defense with Brady, Patriots up next

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — One moment, Leslie Frazier expressed relief at how the Buffalo Bills were finally able to plug various holes on a leaky defense. "I'm really proud of the way our guys competed," the defensive coordinator said Monday, referring to ...

Highs to lows, Bills and Chiefs riding same rollercoaster

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The rollercoaster seasons of the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs seem to be running parallel to each other, from their hot starts to their stumbles to injuries and quarterback questions. Their tracks happen to meet Sunday at ...

Chargers defense piles up 6 takeaways in rout of Bills

By DAN GREENSPAN, Associated Press CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward felt "a little disrespected" that the Buffalo Bills decided to let rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman make his first career start against their defense. The Chargers gave Peterman a ...