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  1. More data shows Mayo all over the field

    Tim Graham

    Football Outsiders overlord Aaron Schatz busted out some research to illustrate the NFL's best tacklers against the pass. MayoAnd once again, New England Patriots inside linebacker Jerod Mayo looked strong. Mayo led the NFL with 72 pass tackles...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  2. Jairus Byrd's quirky lockout offseason

    Tim Graham

    ELMA, N.Y. -- Every offseason has been a new experience for Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd. He made the transition from Oregon to the NFL in 2009, grabbed a bunch of interceptions and made the Pro Bowl. Last summer, he had to learn a different d...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  3. Draft Watch: AFC East

    Tim Graham

    Each Thursday leading up to the NFL draft (April 28-30), the NFL blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today's topic: draft rewind -- examining the past five drafts. Buffalo Bills Best choice: ...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  4. AFC East labor impact

    Tim Graham

    A team-by-team look at how a continued labor impasse and extended NFL freeze on transactions would affect the division: Buffalo Bills: The Bills are a young team that built momentum toward the end of last season. They went 4-4 in the second half. ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  5. Donte Whitner monitoring job speculation

    Tim Graham

    Donte Whitner seems intrigued by speculation the Buffalo Bills might be interested in newly unattached safeties Bob Sanders and O.J. Atogwe. Whitner has been retweeting links to stories that wonder if the Bills would chase either free agent as a r...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  6. Revisiting AFC East over-under projections

    Tim Graham

    Seven months back, produced its fantasy football projections for 2010. Football Outsiders managing editor Bill Barnwell and I inspected the numbers and got into an over-under competition, choosing three players from each AFC East team and sp...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  7. Your 2010 All-AFC East team revealed

    Tim Graham

    Reader input didn't make compiling the 2010 All-AFC East team a simple process. Despite your tremendous response to help me assemble the quintessential roster, I had to make an executive decision, break a deadlock, defend one of my no-brainer sele...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  8. Jets, Bills dodged 'starter games lost'

    Tim Graham

    Back in my days covering the National Hockey League, "man games lost" were insightful stats we used frequently. The figures helped illustrate how injuries were impacting a team's season. Man games lost aren't avidly tracked in the NFL. Rosters are...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  9. Wrap-up: Bills 13, Browns 6

    Tim Graham

    Wrapping up the Buffalo Bills' victory against the Cleveland Browns. What it means: The Bills rebounded from a ghastly loss at the Metrodome to win their third game in five tries. The Bills continue to piece together an admirable second half of th...

    Blog | December 12, 2010
  10. How I See It: AFC East Stock Watch

    Tim Graham

    FALLING 1. Dolphins offensive line: Once the Dolphins' pride and joy, their O-line hasn't held up lately. They were forced to move guard Richie Incognito to center against Chicago last week, when backup center Cory Procter suffered a season-ending...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  11. Halftime observations from Dolphins-Bills

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Some quick first-half thoughts from Ralph Wilson Stadium, where the Miami Dolphins lead the Buffalo Bills 10-3 at the break: Miami's big-ticket newcomers, receiver Brandon Marshall and linebacker Karlos Dansby, have influenc...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  12. Here's my preseason All-AFC East team

    Tim Graham

    In February, the wait felt like it would be interminable. As it does every year. But we're finally here. The start of the NFL regular season is upon us. A meaningful game will be played Thursday night in the Superdome. Let's mark the occasion i...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  13. Bills secondary rejuvenated

    Tim Graham

    The Buffalo Bills were humiliated 42-17 in their preseason opener against the Washington Redskins. Even their defensive backfield, the strength of their team, appeared overwhelmed. But a strong followup performance against Peyton Manning and the I...

    Blog | August 22, 2010
  14. Bad news Bills lose another big player

    Tim Graham

    Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey revealed Wednesday safety Jairus Byrd had groin surgery for a third time in the past 13 months and will be out indefinitely. Byrd The problem is related to the sports-hernia surgery Byrd underwent before the en...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  15. A look at Buffalo's first depth chart

    Tim Graham

    Since we took a gander at the Miami Dolphins' first depth chart of the summer, we ought to peek at the one other AFC East club that released theirs on Monday. The New York Jets haven't released one yet. And I won't bother to analyze the New Englan...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  16. Sizing up how AFC East chips are stacked

    Tim Graham

    Michael Lombardi of recently composed a unique look at every NFL roster with a system columnist Bill Simmons convinced him to adopt. Lombardi, a former NFL personnel executive who now provides analysis for the NFL Network and Nati...

    Blog | July 24, 2010