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Buffalo QB Allen injures elbow in 20-13 loss to Houston

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Buffalo rookie quarterback Josh Allen's status for next week is uncertain after he left the Bills' loss to the Houston Texans late in the third quarter Sunday with an elbow injury. Coach Sean McDermott said after the 20-13 loss that the ...

Bills, Raiders lose their QBs, and eventually their games

By The Associated Press Sean McDermott didn't like the hit that knocked Josh Allen out of the game, and he sure didn't like the way the Buffalo Bills finished without their rookie quarterback. The Oakland Raiders also lost their QB and a receiver in what's looking like a lost first season ...

Watson hit 19 times as Texans beat Bills 20-13

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans got their third straight win on Sunday. But it came with a price as the already-banged up quarterback took 19 more hits in the 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills. Watson was sacked seven times and ...

Eichel scores 2 in Sabres’ 4-2 win over Golden Knights

By JONAH BRONSTEIN, Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel helped the Buffalo Sabres end a long drought without a winning record. Eichel, the Sabres' 21-year-old captain, scored two goals in a 4-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday. With its second straight victory, ...

QB Allen, Bills passing attack still lacks punch despite win

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy and the Buffalo Bills running game might have finally found its legs. Now it's time to focus on continuing to develop rookie quarterback Josh Allen and a popgun passing attack. "I'm not going to sit here and say we're ...

Bills sign QB Derek Anderson to mentor rookie Josh Allen

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills rookie starter Josh Allen is gaining a mentor after Buffalo signed Derek Anderson on Tuesday. The Bills announced the move Tuesday, a day after Anderson visited the team's facility. The 35-year-old has a 20-27 record over 12 ...

Titans follow up win over Eagles with 13-12 loss to Bills

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — So much for the Tennessee Titans vowing not to take the Buffalo Bills for granted. That was safety Kevin Byard's lament when reminded how the Titans followed up last week's thrilling 26-23 overtime win over the defending Super Bowl ...

4 rookie QBs bounce back with wins after rough week

By The Associated Press One week is a long time in the career of a rookie quarterback, and for Josh Allen, Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen, seven days made a big difference. A week after the four quarterbacks taken in the top 10 in this year's draft all lost, the young passers ...

Bills rediscover running attack in 13-12 win over Titans

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — There's nothing wrong with LeSean McCoy and Buffalo Bills' rushing attack, once they elect to stick with it. A week spent emphasizing how they weren't going to abandon the run paid off in a 13-12 win over the Tennessee Titans on ...

Bills beat Titans 13-12 on Hauschka’s 46-yard field goal

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Safety Jordan Poyer and the Buffalo Bills couldn't care less about style points. After being on the losing end of some lopsided decisions, an offensively challenged, field-goal-dominated 13-12 win over the Tennessee Titans on ...

Sheary scores twice in Sabres’ 3-1 win over Rangers

By JONAH BRONSTEIN, Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After being booed at home throughout a shutout loss to open the season, the Buffalo Sabres gave their fans something to cheer about. Conor Sheary scored two goals and Carter Hutton made 43 saves as the Sabres beat the New York ...

Jets’ Crowell fined $13K by NFL for TD ‘wipe’ celebration

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Well, that's one way to flush some money away. New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell was fined $13,369 by the NFL on Tuesday for his crude touchdown celebration in Cleveland. After scoring against his former team on Sept. ...

Bills rookie QB Josh Allen learns tough lesson at Lambeau

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Josh Allen's two-week trip through the NFC North ended with a resounding dud of a game. No highlight-reel hurdles over linebackers for the rookie quarterback. No touchdown runs. Heck, the Buffalo Bills could barely move the ball ...

Dahlin ignores the buzz, saying he’s not made the Sabres yet

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin nods his head acknowledging he's familiar with the name when Scotty Bowman comes up in conversation. The 18-year-old is then taken aback upon hearing what the Hockey Hall of Fame coach had to say about the rookie defenseman ...

Rasmus Dahlin scores 1st goal, Sabres beat Islanders

By The Associated Press OSHAWA, Ontario (AP) — No. 1 overall pick Rasmus Dahlin scored his first goal for Buffalo, Jeff Skinner connected twice and the Sabres beat the New York Islanders 5-4 in exhibition play Friday night at Tribute Communities Centre. Brendan Guhle also Casey Nelson ...

Packers defense has Rodgers’ back in 22-0 win over Bills

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Always the perfectionist, that Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay Packers quarterback looked a little more mobile playing for a third straight week with a brace on his injured left knee. But he felt like he didn't have his best day on ...

Resurgent Bills aim for another road upset, face Packers

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This two-week trip through the NFC North was supposed to be one of the toughest stretches of the Buffalo Bills' schedule. At Minnesota. At Green Bay. After two double-digit losses to open the season, the Bills seemed destined to ...

NHL players to watch: Rebuilding teams leaning on youth

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer Jason Botterill has experienced both sides of the spectrum in confronting the challenges of building a competitive NHL team versus trying to sustain one. In Buffalo, the Sabres' second-year general manager is attempting to rebuild from scratch a team in the ...

Unbeaten Buffalo braces to host ‘ticked off’ Army

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Lance Leipold didn't get much time to enjoy his school's first win over a Big Ten opponent or relish the Bulls getting off to their first 4-0 start in nearly four decades. A few hours after returning home following a 42-13 ...

Bills safety ‘Hydes’ his emotions preparing to face Packers

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills safety Micah Hyde did his best Wednesday to mask whatever bitterness he once had toward the Green Bay Packers in preparing to face his former team for the first time since his departure. "I've got nothing but love for the ...