–The Buffalo Bills announced yesterday that the team will not tender Donald Jones, making the wide receiver available when the NFL free agency period begins on March 12th.
–Bills RB Fred Jackson will be making an appearance and signing autographs at the Buffalo RV Show Friday (4p-6p) and Sunday (11a-1p). The show will take place at the Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse from February 7th-10th. Parking and admission is free.
–Bills WR Brad Smith will be interning this week with Men’s Health Style Magazine in New York City for the NY Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Follow Smith’s Twitter account as he shares behind-the-scenes access of his experience.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
Bills General Manager Buddy Nix
On the decision to not tender WR Donald Jones:
“We have made the decision not to re-sign Donald. We’re going in a different direction and this move today gives Donald the opportunity to catch on with another team early on in the process. We thank him for his years with our organization and wish him the best in the future.”
THIS DAY IN BILLS HISTORY…
February 8, 1960 — FIRST BILLS SEASON TICKETS GO ON SALE
Bills season tickets went on sale at 9 a.m. The first customer in line was Arthur (Archie) Diemer of Attica, NY. By noon, over 3,000 tickets had been sold to the public.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Bills RB Fred Jackson is pictured above with Vice President of Buffalo RV Mark Strollo at last year’s Buffalo RV Show. Jackson will be at this year’s show today and Sunday to sign autographs. The event is free to the public.
Buffalo News-Bills decide to part ways with receiver Jones
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Associated Press-Bills to allow WR Jones to become free agent
BuffaloBills.com-Bills will not tender WR Donald Jones
BuffaloBills.com-53 years later: Forever a Bills season ticket holder
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Inside The Bills
Jones departure opens door at WR, WR Jones won’t be back with Bills, McShay’s mock goes QB for Bills, Kiper’s new mock has LB to Bills
Press Coverage (Buffalo News)
Bills pass on Donald Jones
The Sports Network
Bills will not tender Donald Jones
Around the League (NFL.com)
Buffalo Bills won’t re-sign receiver Donald Jones
Buffalo Bills News, 2/8: Team Declines To Sign Donald Jones
Pro Football Weekly
Bills choose not to re-sign WR Jones
Buffalo Sports Daily
Update: Jones Won’t Return To Bills
AFC East Daily
Bills not bringing back wide receiver Donald Jones
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