Sean McDermott Headlines

  • Bears’ Khalil Mack is no Lawrence Taylor, Bill Belichick says

    No matter how dominant Chicago Bears pass rusher Khalil Mack is, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wanted to make one thing clear. He's no L.T. "Wait a minute, we're talking about Lawrence Taylor now," Belichick said Wednesday of the Hall of Famer. "Yeah, I'm not putting anybody in Lawrence Taylor's class. So, you can put everybody down below that. With a lot of respect to a lot of good players now, but we're talking about Lawrence Taylor." The Patriots visit the Bears on Sunday, and...

  • Josh Allen Doesn't Need Elbow Surgery 'At This Point,' Derek Anderson to Start

    Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday that recently signed quarterback Derek Anderson will start over Nathan Peterman in Sunday's Week 7 game against the Indianapolis Colts while starter Josh Allen recovers from an elbow injury...

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  • Sources: Bills QB Allen won't play against Colts

    Bills rookie QB Josh Allen will not start Sunday against the Colts because of an right elbow injury, and there is concern he will miss weeks, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.
  • Fear of a penalty might have cost Chiefs the game against Patriots

    The NFL's new emphasis on roughing-the-passer rules has affected many games this season. On Sunday night, the rule played a crucial role not because of a penalty, but because of a player who wanted to avoid one. The Patriots trailed Kansas City 33-30 with 5½ minutes left and were pressing for a touchdown at the Chiefs' 4. On third down, Tom Brady went to pass but could not find a receiver. Rookie linebacker Breeland Speaks eluded his blocker and grabbed Brady from behind. It looked like a...

  • Bills QB Josh Allen Considered 'Week to Week' with Elbow Injury

    Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott announced Monday that quarterback Josh Allen is week-to-week with an elbow injury, per Chris Brown of the team's website. Allen left Sunday's 20-13 loss to the Houston Texans with the injury...

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  • Bills sign quarterback Derek Anderson to mentor rookie Josh Allen

    Buffalo rookie starter Josh Allen is gaining a mentor after the Bills signed Derek Anderson. The Bills announced the move Tuesday, a day after Anderson, 35, visited the team's facility. He has a 20-27 record over 12 NFL seasons, and spent the past seven serving as Cam Newton's backup in Carolina. Head coach Sean McDermott supported the need to add an older presence to help groom Allen. "He's got some good wisdom stored up in that brain," McDermott said of Anderson. "He's got a good outlook on...

  • Jets' Todd Bowles? Raiders' Jon Gruden?

    Which NFL head coach is on the hottest seat? Who's coaching for their job. Let's rank the leaders in need of wins. The seat could be getting hot for Jets' Todd Bowles, Browns' Hue Jackson, Raiders' Jon Gruden, Bills' Sean McDermott and Mike Tomlin of the Steelers all could be in trouble if turnarounds don't commence quickly during the 2018 NFL season.
  • Sean McDermott Favored as 1st NFL Head Coach to Be Fired in Latest Odds

    Oddsmakers have updated the list of NFL head coaches most likely to get fired, and Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott (+400—bet $100 to win $400) earned the unfortunate distinction of topping that list...

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