KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bills quarterback Josh Allen scrambled to the left on the mushy turf in Arrowhead Stadium, saw the Chiefs defensive back go low for the tackle and made like an Olympian by leaping over him for a first down.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders paused the start of his inaugural training camp session with reporters to adjust the strap of his new Buffalo Bills cap, which was dipping down on his forehead.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Washington coach Ron Rivera's heart began to sink watching Josh Allen and the Bills convert one first down after another on Buffalo's first drive of the second half.
A game that seemed within reach began slowly slipping away as Allen dissected the Football Team's supposedly stout defense during a 93-yard, 17-play drive, which ate up 8:17 of game clock, and ended with Emmanuel Sanders catching a 5-yard touchdown pass to put Buffalo up 33-14.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have ruled out starting defensive tackle Star Lotulelei from their season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
Lotulelei, who has a calf injury, is the team’s top defender against the run.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills signed wide receiver Steven Sims on Wednesday to address an injury- and coronavirus-depleted position.
Sims spent his first two NFL seasons in Washington, where he had 61 catches for 575 yards and scored seven touchdowns, including one rushing and another on a kickoff return, in 28 career games.
BUFFALO BILLS (15-4)
CAMP SITE: Orchard Park, New York
LAST YEAR: Josh Allen’s breakout season propelled the Bills to their first AFC East title since 1995, and to their deepest playoff run in 27 years.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (13-5)
CAMP SITE: Metairie, Louisiana
LAST YEAR: In the final season of quarterback Drew Brees’ 20-year, record-setting career, and with considerable help from versatile running back Alvin Kamara and the NFL’s fourth-ranked defense, the Saints made the playoffs as a No.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders had his eyes on Buffalo long before the veteran receiver signed with the Bills in free agency this week.
“I used to sit on my off-days on a Tuesday, I’d grab my iPad, and I would watch the Buffalo Bills, the coach’s film, and just the routes they were running,” Sanders said during a half-hour video conference on Friday, recalling his weekly routine while playing for the New Orleans Saints last season.
As the NFL opened its business year Wednesday, veterans Trent Williams, A.J. Green and Emmanuel Sanders prospered.
Some teams officially announced deals that consistently leaked during the “legal tampering” period that began Monday, and others stayed pretty silent.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills reached an agreement to sign free agent receiver Emmanuel Sanders in a move on Wednesday that restores experienced depth to their potent passing attack.
The agreement is pending Sanders passing a physical, and was announced shortly after the NFL's signing period opened.