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2016 offseason grades for all 32 NFL teams

Which NFL teams actually made themselves better this offseason? Our crew of NFL Insiders dissects all the relevant draft picks and deals, grading each franchise's performance.

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Golic 'dumbfounded' by Bills GM comments (0:54)
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1 Big Thing: Who's behind the Bills' media policy? (2:21)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Statement from the PFWA on the Bills' controversial media reporting policy: "As an organization the Pro Football Writers of America believes this is a vast over-reach of the guidelines in the current media policy and its full implementation has little impact, by any objective standards, on a team's prospective on-field results in the regular season. It is not only un-necessary, it is not in compliance."

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Wiley supports Bills attempt to control media (1:59)
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Wingo calls Whaley's comments 'head scratching' (1:19)
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Schefter calls Bills' new media policy 'a draconian measure' (1:29)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills announce they've signed second-round pick Reggie Ragland to his rookie contract.

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Brunell surprised by Bills GM's comments on football (1:14)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan: "Our media policy isn't something that I'm involved with." He then points to team spokesperson.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan supports WR Marquise Goodwin's attempt at qualifying for August's Olympics. Asked when he expects Goodwin to return to the team, Ryan responds, "When are [the Olympics] over?"

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan says he doesn't want to speculate on the health issue that kept top TE Charles Clay out of practice today, but Ryan believes it isn't serious.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan says he doesn't yet know how many games that OLB Shaq Lawson (shoulder surgery) will miss this regular season.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan says despite DT Marcell Dareus' absence today at OTAs, his top defensive lineman has participated in about "90 percent" of offseason activities and has been a "fixture."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan on absence of top CB Stephon Gilmore: "I wish Stephon was here but these are voluntary workouts." Ryan believes his team's attendance rate is competitive to other teams'.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan: "I thought we had a really good week [last week]. ... I get it when it looks like it hit people across the face [with injuries to Sammy Watkins and Shaq Lawson]." Stresses that Watkins "will be ready to go" in regular season. Also adds, "we knew this was a possibility" on Shaq Lawson's shoulder surgery.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan: "I think we're going to have a heck of a football team and I'm excited about it."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan says the Bills are "a zillion miles ahead" of where they were at this point last year.

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Bills GM: Humans not supposed to play football

Bills GM Doug Whaley said football is "a violent game that I personally don't think humans are supposed to play" in response to a question about Sammy Watkins' injury history.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills GM Doug Whaley on WGR 550 this morning, in reference to Sammy Watkins' injury history, "This is the game of football. Injuries are part of it. It's a violent game that I personally don't think humans are supposed to play."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Remember Greg Little? Jarrett Boykin? They could be toward the top of the Bills' (healthy) receiver depth chart to start OTAs, along with Robert Woods.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Not practicing for the Bills today: WR Greg Salas, WR Sammy Watkins (foot), WR Davonte Allen, CB Stephon Gilmore (not spotted), RB Karlos Williams (not spotted), OT Seantrel Henderson (not spotted), WR Marcus Easley (knee), TE Charles Clay, WR Marquise Goodwin (not spotted), OLB Shaq Lawson (not spotted/shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (knee), DT Marcell Dareus (not spotted)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

I do not see WR Marquise Goodwin at Bills practice today.

Team Stats

Passing Yards208.928th
Rushing Yards152.01st
Points For23.6Tied-12th
Points Against22.415th

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