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Buffalo Bills news, 12/14: Moats feted, Kiko Alonso questionable

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Bills Focus: Doug Marrone Jaguars Preview - VIDEO -

"The Bills head coach talks with Chris Brown about getting Marquise Goodwin more involved, what the Jaguars have improved on in the second half of the season, and the challenge of not knowing until game time if the injured players will play for Jacksonville."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 12-13

Chris Brown discusses Kyle Williams' rest days, EJ Manuel's mouthpiece (again), Doug Marrone's message to the team, Ronnie Wingo's future, Manuel's workload and success, and what the Bills might add in the draft.


Alonso tweaks knee, is listed as questionable - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Today he tweaked it," coach Doug Marrone said after the Bills’ 90-minute session in the field house. "Obviously we list it like we did. Talking to him, in his mind he wants to play. I think we’ve got 48 hours, and we’ll see how it goes."

W2W4: Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars - ESPN
EJ Manuel, Kiko Alonso, and the franchise sack record are all on the docket in this game preview.

Double Coverage: Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars - ESPN
Mike Rodak and his colleague Michael DiRocco both pick wins from the Jaguars. Let's just say this two-pronged preview is designed for fans of one team to learn about the other and leave it at that.

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Carpenter focused on finishing, not free agency -
"Dan Carpenter will soon be a free agent and there figures to be interest in the veteran kicker elsewhere in the league."

Arthur Moats named 2013 Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year -
"Honored for his continuous efforts both on and off the football field, LB Arthur Moats has earned the 2013 Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year Award."

Moats selected as Bills Ed Block Courage Award recipient -
"The Ed Block Courage Award is presented to the Buffalo Bills player who exemplifies a commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and courage. The recipient symbolizes professionalism, great strength, dedication and serves as a community role model for others."

Lapses undermine strides made by Bills’ defense - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Take last week’s game in Tampa. The Bills held the Bucs to 2.4 yards a carry on their last 35 rushing attempts. But Tampa’s first went for 80 yards and a touchdown. "

Bill Polian: Drafting another QB in first round not absurd, but Bills shouldn't - Bills Blitz
"I'm not sure there's a quarterback in this group that I would say is as good a prospect as EJ Manuel," Polian said. "I'm not sure that I could stand on the table for somebody in the first round out of this group aside from Teddy Bridgewater, and he's probably gone before the Bills pick. Beyond that ..."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - In The Realm Of Crazy: Bills Have Chance With 7-9 Tie
Joe Buscaglia works out the playoff scenarios for Buffalo following San Diego's win on Thursday.

Jairus Byrd fined for low hit - ESPN
"The NFL fined Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd $15,750 for striking quarterback Mike Glennon below the knee area in Sunday's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers."