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  1. Early Bills' special teams stat differences

    Mike Rodak

    Earlier Friday, we noted two areas where the Buffalo Bills bucked offensive and defensive statistical trends - good or bad - from last season in their opening-day win over the Chicago Bears. We'll wrap it up with special teams: Stat: Average di...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Carpenter gets AFC special-teams honor

    Mike Rodak

    It's been a good week in the Buffalo Bills' special-teams room. After punter Colton Schmidt was named ESPN's Punter of the Week for his debut Sunday, the Bills have another honor for their special-teams unit. The NFL named kicker Dan Carpenter ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  3. Danny Crossman talks Bills' special teams

    Mike Rodak

    Special teams weren't a strong point for the Buffalo Bills last season. With the exception of kicker Dan Carpenter, who enjoyed a career season, the Bills had issues in the third phase of the game. Long-time Dallas Morning News columnist Rick Goss...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  4. Ranking the Bills' free-agent moves

    Mike Rodak

    After a flurry of activity last week, the Buffalo Bills were quiet on the free-agent front this weekend. That gives us a chance to take a step back and assess what the team has done thus far. It's still early in the process -- the free-agent signi...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. Breaking down Dan Carpenter's deal

    Mike Rodak

    The Buffalo Bills moved quickly to re-sign kicker Dan Carpenter earlier this week. His contract, which has been filed with the NFLPA, is reasonable given his performance last season. He'll be paid an average of $2.49 million over four seasons, mak...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  6. Buffalo Bills re-sign veteran kicker Dan Carpenter

    Mike Rodak

    The Bills have re-signed placekicker Dan Carpenter, the team announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  7. Whaley says Byrd talks are 'status quo'

    Mike Rodak

    With the free-agent signing period set to open Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said talks are "status quo" with safety Jairus Byrd. "Lines of communication are open," Whaley told WGR 550 on Tuesday afternoon. "We st...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  8. Free-agency primer: Bills

    Mike Rodak

    Key free agents: S Jairus Byrd, TE Scott Chandler, K Dan Carpenter Where they stand: With just six unrestricted free agents -- the fewest in the league -- the Bills are in good shape heading into free agency. However, they could lose one of their ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  9. Laying out options for Bills at kicker

    Mike Rodak

    Earlier Monday, we continued our "pricing the market" series with kicker Dan Carpenter, comparing his statistics to those of similar free-agent kickers last offseason. The point of the exercise is to determine a fair-market value for Carpenter's s...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  10. Pricing the market: Dan Carpenter

    Mike Rodak

    With the free-agent signing period approaching, we'll take a closer look at each of the Buffalo Bills' free agents, finding the closest matches in last offseason's free-agent class: Pending Bills free agent: Dan Carpenter Position: Kicker Experi...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  11. Previewing the Bills' free-agent class

    Mike Rodak

    Earlier Monday, we mentioned safety Jairus Byrd and kicker Dan Carpenter as the only realistic candidates to receive the franchise tag from the Buffalo Bills. But who are the other Bills' free agents? With less than a month until the free-agent si...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  12. Carpenter, Lewis return to Miami in Bills win

    Mike Rodak

    MIAMI -- When Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter trotted onto the Sun Life Stadium field to attempt a second-quarter field goal Sunday, he was greeted by boos from his former home crowd. Carpenter is the most accurate kicker in Dolphins history, c...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  13. Bills kicker Dustin Hopkins placed on IR

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills placed kicker Dustin Hopkins on injured reserve Monday, clearing a roster spot they filled by promoting quarterback Thad Lewis from the practice squad. Hopkins had been sidelined since prior to the regular-s...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  14. Bills' report card vs. Panthers

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Offering unit-by-unit grades following the Buffalo Bills' 24-23 win Sunday over the Carolina Panthers: Coaching: B (Last week: C) There's one call that stands out here. After Dan Carpenter missed a 42-yard field goal in the f...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  15. Dan Carpenter to kick for Bills in opener

    Mike Rodak

    Veteran Dan Carpenter will take over kicking duties for rookie Dustin Hopkins in the Buffalo Bills' opener on Sunday, head coach Doug Marrone said. Carpenter was signed on Tuesday after Hopkins suffered a strained right groin in Monday's practice....

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  16. Dustin Hopkins in uniform at practice

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills kickers Dustin Hopkins and Dan Carpenter were both in uniform for Wednesday's practice, although it was unclear if Hopkins was participating in the session. Hopkins suffered a groin injury in Monday's practice, ...

    Blog | September 04, 2013