Preseason Schedule Announced: The Bills announced today their full slate of preseason games. It starts with the previous announced Hall of Fame game against Tennessee on Aug. 9th at 8pm. They host Chicago the following week. They then travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers the following week. They travel to play the Steelers during week four and close out the preseason, like they so often do, against Detroit at home. There is no preseason game in Toronto this year. Dates and Times of the final four preseason games will be announced in the next few months.
Hardy On The Mend: James Hardy has spent the offseason in Buffalo rehabbing from the torn ACL he suffered late last season against the Jets. He is encouraged that he's ahead of schedule in his recovery. He is working out in the pool now. He is expected to return to practice in August and is hoping to hit the field in time for the last preseason game. Injury Page.
Bills On Saban: The Bills released a statement yesterday regarding the death of Lou Saban. "Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, Jr. and the entire Bills organization is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Lou Saban. Coach Sabanís knowledge of the game and unique personality were the perfect fit for the early years of the American Football League. Talented, enthusiastic and colorful, Coach Sabanís style of coaching left an indelible mark on the AFL and professional football. As our organization prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American Football League and our franchise, we are sad today that Lou Saban will not be here to share it with us. But his spirit will be remembered long after the celebration is over. Mr. Wilson and the Bills organization pass along their deepest sympathies to Coach Sabanís wife Joyce and their entire family during this difficult time."