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Buffalo Bills news, 4/25: cheerleader lawsuit reactions

The Buffalo Jills are making headlines by suspending operations right in the middle of NFL Draft season.

Rick Stewart

WGR 550 SportsRadio - More Speculation That Top 3 OTs Won't Be Available To Bills

"In one day alone, two separate draft analysts have expressed the high probability that the top three tackles could all be gone within the first eight picks, meaning the Bills would have to trade up if they wanted one."

2014 NFL Draft

Bills host top LB Mosley, RB West -
"The Bills only have a few pre-draft visits left of their maximum of 30, but on Thursday they hosted a top flight LB prospect in Alabama’s C.J. Mosley and an intriguing FCS level running back in Towson’s Terrance West."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Study Shows Ebron Has Highest Drop Rate Among Top TEs
"Peshek charted Ebron, Washington's Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Texas Tech's Jace Amaro, Notre Dame's Troy Niklas and Cal's Richard Rodgers. Of those five players, Ebron had an alarming drop rate at 11.43-percent."

Analyzing Todd McShay mock: Buffalo Bills - ESPN
"It's a debate that has churned since the end of the season: Should the Buffalo Bills draft a playmaker or a protector with the ninth overall pick? "

Cheerleader lawsuits

Buffalo Jills suspend all activities - City & Region - The Buffalo News
"Cooney said he understands from current members of the Jills that the Bills and other NFL teams recently decided to pay their cheerleaders the minimum wage this season."

Buffalo Jills, cheerleaders for Buffalo Bills, suspend operations - ESPN
"The Bills have been made aware of the Jills' decision to suspend operations, but otherwise declined comment."

League has no comment on proliferation of cheerleader lawsuits | ProFootballTalk
"For some teams, an obligation to pay fair wages, as enforced by litigation, could prompt teams to ditch the cheerleading function entirely, as the Bills have done (at least for now).  If teams aren’t willing to pay fair wages that comply with the law, then they should get out of the cheerleading business."

Buffalo Jills suspend operations in wake of lawsuit | ProFootballTalk
"In situations like this, the court of public opinion will issue a verdict quickly.  When a lawsuit alleging inappropriate business practices is met both with silence and a suspension of operations, the court of public opinion inevitably will deem the employer to be guilty as charged."

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Bills’ schedule good for ticket sales - Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack says the Bills ticket sellers should be delighted with the schedule.

Herschel Walker says he can still play in the NFL - ESPN
"People can think what they want to think about Jerry Jones -- he's a terrible general manager, but he's a great owner. He has done a tremendous job in marketing his team to keep it relevant. I think that's the same thing Donald Trump would do with the Buffalo Bills."

Buffalo Bills extend Monday Night Football drought - ESPN
"The Bills haven't appeared in a Sunday night game since 2007. That is also the NFL's longest drought."

Inside The Bills | Jets only team to get extra prep time for Bills
"Last season the Bills led the league in games where they were facing opponents coming off extra rest (10 days or full bye) with six of their 16 games providing such situations in 2013. Three of those games came against division opponents. The 2014 schedule is considerably more friendly when it comes to that factor for Buffalo, but again a certain division opponent will have the extra rest edge against the Bills this fall."

Da'Norris Searcy: "I see Myself as First in Line" - AUDIO -
"Da'Norris Searcy calls-in to The John Murphy Show to discuss his offseason and the chance at a starting spot at safety."

Chris Brown: Dissecting the Bills 2014 Schedule - AUDIO -
"Bills Insider Chris Brown joins The John Murphy Show to break down the Buffalo Bills 2014 regular season schedule."

Gerald Dixon joins Bills as Pro Scout -
"Dixon joins the team’s personnel department after spending the previous six years as a member of the coaching staff at The Citadel (2008-2013), including the previous three years as the program’s cornerbacks coach."