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Buffalo, N.Y.
Sports Reporter — Buffalo News
As seen in:  Buffalo News, Boston Herald

Proud new Dad. Lucky husband. Sportswriter for The Buffalo News, covering the Buffalo Bills and local golf. St. Francis H.S., Univ. of South Florida graduate.

McKelvin happy Bills are returning to scheme he likes

billsblitz.wp.buffalonews.com — Leodis McKelvin is used to people trying to take his job. Since being selected in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills' cornerback has seen the team draft six players at his position - three of which came in the first or second rounds.

Suspension in place, Dareus moving on

billsblitz.wp.buffalonews.com — Marcell Dareus has reached closure in the form of a one-game suspension to start the 2015 NFL season. "It's been hanging over my head for a while now and just happy we can move forward and prepare for the season," the Buffalo Bills' defensive tackle said Wednesday of the possibility of the NFL doling out justice for a pair of arrests last season.

Marcell Dareus ready to move past off-field issues, but knows contract issue is looming

bills.buffalonews.com — Marcell Dareus has reached closure in the form of a one-game suspension to start the 2015 NFL season. "It's been hanging over my head for a while now and just happy we can move forward and prepare for the season," the Buffalo Bills' defensive tackle said Wednesday of the possibility of the NFL doling out justice for a pair of arrests last season.

Matt Cassel largely mum on Patriots' penalties, Tom Brady's suspension

bills.buffalonews.com — Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Cassel stayed far, far away from any questions dealing with the penalties doled out to the New England Patriots and and Tom Brady for their role in the "Deflategate" controversy. "I'm really not going to get into that," said Cassel, who spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with New England.

EJ Manuel unsure about where speculation on his future is coming from

bills.buffalonews.com — Members of the Buffalo Bills' coaching staff wasted little time last week in shooting down a report that quarterback EJ Manuel's roster spot was in jeopardy unless he showed significant improvement entering his third NFL season. On Wednesday, Manuel addressed that report for the first time.

Bills’ Powell wants to be more than special

billsblitz.wp.buffalonews.com — Ty Powell has made a home for himself in Buffalo thanks primarily to his special-teams work with the Bills. Now heading into his third season with the team, he hopes to find a spot as a regular contributor on defense.

Dareus receives one-game suspension

billsblitz.wp.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills will be without Pro Bowl defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for their season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. The NFL announced Thursday afternoon that Dareus has received a one-game suspension without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He will be eligible to practice at training camp and participate in preseason games.

Marcell Dareus gets one-game suspension to start 2015 season

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills will be without Pro Bowl defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for their season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. The NFL announced Thursday afternoon that Dareus has received a one-game suspension without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He will be eligible to practice and participate in preseason games.

Sampling of offseason power rankings sees Bills in middle of NFL

bills.buffalonews.com — There is a common thread running through various offseason NFL Power Rankings put together by national media members when it comes to the Buffalo Bills. That being, a lot of the right pieces are in place ... except the biggest one. The Bills' unsettled situation at quarterback was mentioned prominently in five of the seven recently published power rankings.

Longer PAT won’t unsettle Carpenter

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills shouldn't have much to worry about when it comes to the NFL's decision to move extra-point attempts back 13 yards. According to a study authored by Andrew Pentis, a researcher for ValuePenguin, Bills kicker Dan Carpenter will have one of the easiest adjustments to the new length of extra points, which will go from being 20-yard attempts to 33-yard attempts in 2015.
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May 21, 2015

@JonnyHy311 @viccarucci I'm sure he could, but I see no reason to. He's getting off pretty good with just a game.

May 21, 2015

BN Blitz: #Bills DT Marcell Dareus gets one-game suspension to start 2015 season bills.buffalonews.com/2015/05/21/mar…

May 21, 2015

#Bills DT Marcell Dareus has been suspended for Week One of the 2015 season, the NFL just announced.

May 21, 2015

Brandon Spikes should spend the rest of his career rotating between the #Bills and #Patriots on one-year contracts. twitter.com/ravensinsider/…

May 20, 2015

ICYMI: East Aurora's Thad Wier has joined PGA Tour Canada, plus more in the first golf column of the 2015 season. buffalonews.com/sports/golf/wi…

May 20, 2015

I'm aware it sounds like sour grapes, but $50 million for a hockey coach is looney tunes. I would've said same had #Sabres paid Babcock that

May 20, 2015

BN Blitz: Study finds #Bills kicker Dan Carpenter should have little trouble with lengthened extra point bills.buffalonews.com/2015/05/20/stu…

May 20, 2015

Me looking at Twitter this afternoon after hearing about Mike Babcock not coming to Buffalo. 3.bp.blogspot.com/-im_CKn9PPI8/T…

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