1. Buffalo Bills 2013 NFL Draft: Why the Bills Need to Draft Cordarrelle Patterson

    With the eighth pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills select... The remainder of that sentence has been what Bills fans have been trying to figure out since April...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 1 year ago 3,383 reads 32 comments

  2. 2013 NFL Draft: Quarterback Preview for the Buffalo Bills

    For Buffalo Bills fans, many have had no choice but to start thinking about the 2013 NFL Draft months ago...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 1 year ago 4,616 reads 12 comments

  3. Will Buffalo Bills CB Stephon Gilmore Be a Bust or Future All-Pro?

    It was no secret the Buffalo Bills needed to get better defensively at the 2012 NFL draft, both at corner and at defensive end...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 2 years ago 1,480 reads 4 comments

  4. 2012 Buffalo Bills Quarterback Situation: The Art of Finding a Franchise QB

    It is the most elusive, yet most coveted position in arguably all of sports. In case you haven't seen any telecast of a Bills game since at least 2000, Buffalo has been searching for a franchise quarterback since Jim Kelly...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 2 years ago 2,260 reads 15 comments

  5. 2012 NFL Rookie Team: Which New Players Are the Most NFL-Ready?

    Each draft class is a melting pot of players with high-ceilings, low-ceilings, overachievers and underachievers...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 2 years ago 753 reads 5 comments

  6. 2012 NFL Draft Grades Buffalo Bills: Review and Grades for All the Bills' Picks

    After months of build-up, the NFL draft has come and gone. The Bills attacked the draft with a very need-based approach, bypassing more talented players for those that filled a hole...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 2 years ago 942 reads 0 comments

  7. Buffalo Bills: 2012 NFL Draft Preview and Players to Target

    The NFL Draft is quickly approaching, and it's time for a last-minute primer. The Bills have done a great job shoring up their defensive line, which was a beyond-pressing need heading into the off-season...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 2 years ago 2,033 reads 18 comments

  8. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Matt's 1st Mock with Trades, February 24

    With the NFL Combine about to escalate or plummet the draft stock of prospects across the nation, now seemed as good a time as ever to write my first mock draft of the season...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 2 years ago 344 reads 3 comments

  9. Mario Williams: Why Buffalo Bills Should Target DE Among 2012 NFL Free Agents

    For the most part, elite free agents are just as likely to sink an organization as they are to improve it...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 2 years ago 1,366 reads 11 comments

  10. 2012 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills Predictions for 2012, Reflections on 2011

    If there is one definite with the NFL Draft, it is that there are none. General managers, directors, scouts, coaches and interns test study and test prospects physically, emotionally and psychologically...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 2 years ago 3,418 reads 9 comments

  11. Buffalo Bills: Where Is This Roster Headed in 2012?

    As the Buffalo Bills wrap up a relatively disappointing season, one has a chance to reflect on what has changed since August. I predicted the team would go 6-10, but not like this at all...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 2 years ago 3,831 reads 47 comments

  12. 2011 Buffalo Bills Trade Deadline: Time to Target DE/OLB Marcus Benard

    Five weeks into the 2011 season, the Buffalo Bills are 4-1 and atop the AFC East. If it weren't for incredibly suspect officiating in the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals , the Bills would easily be undefeated at the moment...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about over 2 years ago 2,090 reads 5 comments

  13. Lee Evans NFL Trade Analysis: One of the Most Underrated Players in the League

    The Buffalo Bills —who seem to be constantly rebuilding—shipped under-appreciated WR Lee Evans to the Baltimore Ravens for a 2012 fourth-round draft choice...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about almost 3 years ago 324 reads 1 comments

  14. Buffalo Bills Quarterback Levi Brown: Don't Sleep on the Future of the Franchise

    "Fight on my men," Sir Andrew said. "A little I'm hurt, but not yet slain. I'll just lie down and bleed awhile, then I'll rise to fight again...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about almost 3 years ago 1,900 reads 8 comments

  15. Tennessee Titans Free Agency 2011: Can They Compete for a Title Soon?

    After a disappointing and tumultuous year for the Titans , 2011 will be led by some fresh faces. Kerry Collins decided to hang up his cleats...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about almost 3 years ago 768 reads 2 comments

  16. Buffalo Bills Free Agency 2011: $38-Million Shopping Spree

    With the NFL salary cap set at $120 million for the upcoming season, teams now have a somewhat clearer picture as to how much money they can potentially spend. I should emphasize the word somewhat ...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about almost 3 years ago 1,545 reads 7 comments

  17. Buffalo Bills Offensive Line's Outlook in 2011: It All Starts in the Trenches

    As legendary coach Marv Levy used to say, "Winning is simple, but not easy." It is not revolutionary to believe that football games are won and lost in the trenches...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 363 reads 0 comments

  18. C.J. Spiller: Just Relax Bills' Fans, Patience Is a Virtue

    Oh, how the weight of expectations can damper even a somewhat promising season. When the Bills took Clemson running back C.J. Spiller ninth overall last year, he was lauded as the early favorite to earn Rookie of the Year accolades...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  19. Jake Locker: Why the Tennessee Titans' 1st-Rounder Will Be a Franchise QB

    Locker at No. 8?!? Most draftniks went crazy with the news that the former Washington quarterback was not only taken in the top 10 but also ahead of Blaine Gabbert. All I thought to myself was, "Thank God someone else sees it...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 2,047 reads 3 comments

  20. 2011 NFL Draft: Seattle, Lay off GM John Schneider for James Carpenter Pick

    For the draft pundits that have railed on Seahawks GM John Schneider, this article is for you. Alabama OT James Carpenter had been one of the most overlooked prospects heading into the draft...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 525 reads 1 comments

  21. 2011 NFL Draft: 30 Best Picks

    Every draft class is filled with booms, busts and players that performed just as they were expected to. Here are my top 30 picks from the 2011 NFL draft, factoring in the player's talent and the pick's value...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 432 reads 0 comments

  22. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: Evaluating Each of the Buffalo Bills' Picks

    With the 2011 NFL draft officially in the books, the Bills are in a much better position than they were last Wednesday. The focus on the draft was clearly to reinforce the defense and continue make the 3-4 transition as quickly as possible...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 1,100 reads 1 comments

  23. NFL Draft 2011: Last Call for Unheralded Sleepers

    With the draft only one day away already, this is my last chance to discuss who I have graded out to be potential sleepers at the next level...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Supplemental Draft: Why Bills Should Go After Florida CB Janoris Jenkins

    Every summer since 1977, the NFL has held a Supplemental Draft in which players that weren't eligible for the draft in April can still be added to NFL rosters...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 1,391 reads 0 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers: Did Bill Walsh Really Target Joe Montana in 1979?

    This is one story I've been trying to get to the bottom of for some time. I'm fascinated by the 49ers dynastic run in the 80s and early 90s, which is why I've read a handful of books about them...

    Matt Cooper Written by Matt Cooper about 3 years ago 2,777 reads 0 comments