Bills | Kelsay Signed
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:59:08 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have announced the signing of rookie DE Chris Kelsay to a contract, according to BuffaloBills.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kelsay was the team's second-round selection this year.


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Bills | Shaw Top Candidate at Punt Return
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:42:57 -0700

The Buffalo Bills reports Buffalo Bills WR Bobby Shaw appears to be the top candidate as the punt returner.


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Bills | Keeping Clements Off Punt Duties?
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:42:28 -0700

The Buffalo Bills reports Buffalo Bills starting CB Nate Clements is an explosive option at returning punts, but the Bills don't want him exposed to extra pounding.


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Bills | Team Looking At Aiken
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:40:36 -0700

The Buffalo News reports the Buffalo Bills certainly will give fourth-round pick WR Sam Aiken a long look. The 6-4, 209-pounder had a good off-season and presents a big target with decent speed.


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Bills | Jett Could Win Roster Spot
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:40:06 -0700

The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills WR James Jett has an inside track at the team's fifth receiver spot because of his NFL experience and how well he understands how to play the game. His speed could also be an asset to the team's vertical passing game.


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Bills | Johnson Could Win Roster Spot
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:39:26 -0700

The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills WR Charles Johnson has an inside track at the team's fourth receiver spot because of his NFL experience and how well he understands how to play the game.


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Bills | FB Position Open
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:31:30 -0700

The Buffalo News reports the Buffalo Bills' starting fullback position will not be decided until contact begins. Bills FB Phillip Crosby was No. 1 in minicamp, but former Pro Bowl FB Sam Gash is one of the most powerful lead blockers the NFL has seen. Crosby has improved as a blocker and receiver, but the smart money is on Gash.


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Bills | Starting Job Not Secure for Sullivan
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:25:22 -0700

The Buffalo News reports after starting all 16 games at a new position last year, Buffalo Bills RG Marques Sullivan is not guaranteed a starting spot. The team is high on second-year OG Mike Pucillo, who didn't play last year but had a strong off-season. While Sullivan has a lot of upside, he was the Bills' most penalized lineman. If he falters, Pucillo might be ready to take over.


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Bills | Brown Gets Shot For Backup QB Spot
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:06:22 -0700

The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills QB Travis Brown will get every opportunity to supplant longtime veteran QB Alex Van Pelt as Drew Bledsoe's understudy. There appears to be pressure on Van Pelt, whose $650,000 salary could become an issue if he is the third-stringer. The Bills would like Brown to win the job. If he doesn't, the Bills might consider grooming another young quarterback next season.


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Bills | McGahee Injury Update
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 06:42:05 -0700

Updating previous reports, according to Kevin Oklobzija, of the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, an expert surgeon said Buffalo Bills RB Willis McGahee (knee) should not return until October, about nine months after he tore three ligaments in his knee. "One ligament is seven months (to recover). Multiple ligaments are nine months. That's protocol (at University Sports Medicine) and it's a published protocol," Dr. Robert Bronstein said. Even if he is able to play, NFL trainers expect it to take 18 months to fully recover.


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Bills | Kelsay Nears Agreement
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 06:38:05 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills are close to reaching an agreement with second-round pick DE Chris Kelsay.


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Bills | Competition at CB
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 06:10:20 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills CB Dainon Sidney will compete against CB Kevin Thomas for the team's nickel back position.


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Bills | Competition at Left End
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 06:06:30 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills DE Marcus Jones is the early favorite to win the starting left defensive end position. He will be challenged by DEs Chris Kelsay, Keith McKenzie and Ryan Denney.