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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.

Watkins turns on the electricity for Bills

buffalonews.com — Sammy Watkins showed what can happen when he's the focal point of an offense Sunday.The Buffalo Bills' electrifying rookie receiver was targeted 14 times by quarterback Kyle Orton - more than double any of his teammates - and caught nine of those passes for 122 ... - The Buffalo News

Bills sign running back Phillip Tanner; place C.J. Spiller on short-term IR

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills added depth to their backfield this afternoon by signing former Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner. To make room for him on the 53-man roster, the team placed running back C.J. Spiller on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Tanner entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with his hometown Dallas Cowboys.

Dixon, Brown are Bills’ next backs up

buffalonews.com — It's the Boobie and Bryce Show in the Buffalo Bills' backfield for the foreseeable future.Running backs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson both will be out of the Bills' lineup for an extended period of time - the former could miss the rest of the season, the latter ...

Quarterly Report: Bills 17, Vikings 16

buffalonews.com — First quarter: Hulk HoganThe Buffalo Bills' coaching staff is determined to get Chris Hogan on the field.Hogan was the third receiver into the game in the first quarter Sunday, ahead of Buffalo native Mike Williams.Hogan had a completion on his first play, but lo... - The Buffalo News

Vikings’ pressure frustrates Bills

buffalonews.com — An "f" word was muttered a lot inside the Minnesota Vikings' locker room Sunday. That word, of course, was finish. "We just have to finish. That's all," Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon said. "We have to get better at finishing."

Coming attractions: Harvin helps Jets’ need for speed

buffalonews.com — By Jay SkurskiNews Sports Reporter1. They've got a new weapon they'll debut. The Jets pulled a trade that had the NFL buzzing late last week when they acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Harvin comes with some significa... - The Buffalo News

Fourth-quarter analysis: Big conversions lead to last-second win

bills.buffalonews.com — First, it was a fourth-and-20 conversion on a throw to Scott Chandler. Then, the Buffalo Bills picked up a third and 12 when quarterback Kyle Orton completed a pass to Sammy Watkins. After that, it was a second-and-20 play, Orton connecting with Chris Hogan for 28 yards.

Third-quarter analysis: Kyle Orton's inexcusable turnover takes points off board

bills.buffalonews.com — Kyle Orton's inexplicable decision to try and throw the ball while being sacked took points off the board for the Buffalo Bills today in the third quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Orton committed his second turnover of the game when he fumbled while being sacked by Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen.

Second-quarter analysis: Bills down a pair of running backs

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills are in a world of hurt at running back. Both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller were lost for the game in the first half today against the Minnesota Vikings at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Jackson suffered a groin injury on the third-to-last play from scrimmage in the first quarter, and was carted off the field.

First-quarter analysis: Chris Hogan enters game ahead of Mike Williams

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills' coaching staff is determined to get Chris Hogan on the field. Hogan was the third receiver into the game in the first quarter today against the Minnesota Vikings at Ralph Wilson Stadium, ahead of Buffalo native Mike Williams. On Hogan's first play, he caught a pass from quarterback Kyle Orton and gained 10 yards on a third-and-11 play, but fumbled at the end of it.
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Oct 20, 2014

BN Blitz: C.J. Spiller has surgery on collarbone injury; Fred Jackson could be out up to a month bills.buffalonews.com/2014/10/20/c-j… via @TheBuffaloNews

Oct 20, 2014

That's my best guess as to how the #Bills will use the RBs. Dixon -- playing the role of Fred -- will get maybe a 60/40 split of the snaps.

Oct 20, 2014

Speaking in generalities, Marrone said it would be fair to compare the style of play of Fred/Dixon and C.J./Bryce.

Oct 20, 2014

Doug Marrone was noncommittal on just about everything regarding his RBs today, but did say C.J. Spiller had surgery on his collarbone.

Oct 20, 2014

RT @BuffNewsVogl: In their last 100 games, the Sabres have won 16 games in regulation, writes @BNHarrington. 16 in 100! buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

Oct 19, 2014

He's no Chris Hogan, but that Stevie Johnson can play a little.

Oct 19, 2014

Eric Wood described today's win as a "false good feeling." Good choice of words. #Bills

Oct 19, 2014

BN Blitz: Fourth-quarter analysis: Big conversions lead to last-second win bills.buffalonews.com/2014/10/19/fou… via @TheBuffaloNews

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