Buffalo Bills Circling the Wagons: Injuries, Injuries, Injuries


Buffalo Bills Circling the Wagons: Injuries, Injuries, Injuries

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The Buffalo Bills are set to take on the Cleveland Browns in their second preseason game tonight.  The Buffalo Bills have been hit by an injury bug that has pretty much left their running back corps useless, leaving them to the devices of undrafted rookies for the week 2 match-up.

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Browns arrive back in Cleveland ahead of preseason game against Buffalo Bills

"Maybe the NFL should let these guys have the night off. Cleveland and Buffalo are bruised and broken.Both teams have been ravaged by injuries, the latest happening to Bills star running back LeSean McCoy, who hurt his left hamstring in practice on Tuesday as the teams concluded two days of workouts in Rochester, New York.Cleveland will be missing several starters, including Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden, wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and rookie running back Duke Johnson, three of 10 players slowed by soft-tissue injuries. Quarterback-turned-wide receiver Terrelle Pryor hoped to play, but aggravated a hamstring injury Monday. The Browns have five cornerbacks hurt."

Buffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns Preseason Week 2 Odds, Betting Stats

"Two AFC teams trying to earn their first win of the NFL preseason will square off in Cleveland Thursday night when the Browns host the Buffalo Bills as three-point home favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark.Both teams are looking to sort out their quarterback situations with newly signed veterans currently sitting ahead of second-year players on the depth chart."

Bills sign DL Red Bryant, RB Cierre Wood in wake of latest injuries

"The Buffalo Bills have sustained a seemingly endless number of injuries this offseason, leaving them depleted on the depth chart at several positions. Defensive line and running back are two of those positions, leading the Bills to sign two players in wake of the latest injuries.Following news that LeSean McCoy has a strained hamstring, the Bills have signed running back Cierre Wood. The same goes for defensive lineman Red Bryant, who was signed Wednesday to help replace defensive end Jairus Wynn."

Why Your Team Sucks 2015: Buffalo Bills

"As you recall, the most amusing thing about the Bills’ 2014 season was when head coach Doug Marrone exploited a contract loophole that guaranteed him $4 million just to leave the team. And the best part is that Marrone overplayed his hand, took the money, and waited for another head coaching job to come rolling in, only to end up marooned in Jacksonville as a lowly assistant. This is how it works in Buffalo: everyone ends up embarrassed. Only Doug Marrone could find a way to make an extra $4 million and still end up looking like a fucking idiot.Anyway, Marrone’s desertion allowed the Bills to fulfill their destiny by hiring this man…"

Ryan lays out details of Bills injury bug

"It’s been a rough week for the Bills when it’s come to injuries. Buffalo had to place two players on injured reserve and a handful of others have been sidelined with other ailments. Here’s a look at where things stand at some of Buffalo’s most affected positions.Running backClearly the hardest hit position Buffalo came into training camp with five running backs. All five have sustained injuries through less than three weeks of camp at St. John Fisher. LeSean McCoy is the most recent with a hamstring problem suffered in Tuesday’s practice against the Browns.“Hopefully it’s not a pull, hopefully it’s just a strain,” said head coach Rex Ryan."

Birthdays Today:

There are no Buffalo Bills birthdays today.

Previous August Birthdays:

G – D.J. Morrell

DE – Jerry Hughes – 8/13

DE – Bryan Johnson – 8/13

OG – John Miller – 8/12

CB – Ross Cockrell – 8/6

QB – Tyrod Taylor – 8/3

S – Deon Broomfield – 8/3

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