Sean McDermott Speaks On 2022 Rookie Mini Camp, Primetime Games & Jerry Hughes
Bills head coach, Sean McDermott spoke with the media on Friday following the start of 2022 Rookie Mini Camp. Topics included: how this Bills team is prepared for more primetime games this season, what stood out to him about Bills rookie cornerback Kaiir Elam, former Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes signing with the Houston Texans, and an update on Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White who is recovering from injury.
Brandon Beane: "Not The Final Result We Wanted"
General Manager Brandon Beane addressed the media following the 2022 season. Topics include: the injury bug that hit the team this season, fighting through adversity, getting hot at the right time, putting together a complete game, evaluating the roster over the past three weeks, scoring more points in the playoffs, investing in the offense, and the upcoming free agency period.
Sean McDermott: "We All Have To Improve"
Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott meets with the media Monday to end the 2022 season. Topics Include: Meetings he had with players to end the season, the schedule for the front office and his staff for the next steps in the offseason, and how the team responded to adversity and injuries throughout the year.
Josh Allen: "We Did A Lot Of Good Things This Year"
Bills QB Josh Allen spoke to the media on Monday following the team's loss in the Divisional Round to the Cincinnati Bengals. Topics included: What needs to happen in order to push past the divisional round in the playoffs, steps forward regarding his elbow injury, if he's satisfied with the performance of the Bills offense this season, the performance of rookie Offensive Coordinator Ken Dorsey this season, and how much he loves the Bills QB room.
Von Miller: "I Feel Like We Have Multiple Chances at a Super Bowl"
Bills Linebacker Von Miller addresses the media on Monday, January 23rd. Topics include: his message to the team after losing in the divisional round of the playoffs, why he is encouraged about the future for the Bills, where he's at currently in his injury rehab, how he hopes to keep recruiting players to come to Buffalo, and an overall reflection on his season with the Bills.
Dawson Knox: "A Lot of Disappointment and Sadness"
Bills Tight End Dawson Knox addresses the media on Monday, January 23rd. Topics include: his mindset heading into the offseason after the Bills lost in the divisional round of the playoffs, what he thinks it'll take for the team to take another step forward, what he learned about himself through the adversity of this season, how the team seemed to "run out of gas" against the Cincinnati Bengals in the divisional round, and why he appreciates the competitiveness of his teammates.
Micah Hyde: "Most Unique Season I've Been a Part Of"
Bills Safety Micah Hyde addresses the media on Monday, January 23rd. Topics include: the next step in his recovery as he approaches the offseason, what he learned about the team this season as he watched from the sidelines, approaching an uncertain offseason as free agency approaches for many Bills players including Safety Jordan Poyer, and his message to the team as the standards for the team have risen.
Dion Dawkins and Mitch Morse: "We Want To Win"
Buffalo Bills Offensive Tackle Dion Dawkins and Center Mitch Morse meets with the media following Buffalo's 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. Topics include: reflecting on the game against the Bengals, competing at a high level, reflecting on the season, wanting to win, the family bond amongst players, the sense of community in Buffalo and positive mindset for next season.
Sean McDermott: "I'm Proud Of Them Even Though This Hurts"
Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott meets with the media following Buffalo's 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. Topics include: the team's energy throughout the game, playing a tough Bengals team, Stefon Diggs' competitive spirit, Josh Allen, Ken Dorsey, feelings after a loss, growing from a loss, Damar Hamlin, positive mindset moving forward, Joe Burrow's performance and coming back stronger for next season.
Josh Allen: "Just Didn't Have It Today"
Buffalo Bills Quarterback Josh Allen meets with the media following Buffalo's 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. Topics Include: The game plan by the Bengals defense and how it slowed down the Bills offense, the disappointing end to the season, and what it meant for the team to have Damar Hamlin watching.
Sean McDermott: "Putting Them In Positions To Succeed"
Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott spoke to the media on Friday prior to practice. Topics of discussion include: What it means to be a "players coach", being familiar with this point in the season with playoffs, what this week's preparation looked like for the game this weekend with a walkthrough, an update on Damar and how he is taking baby steps to improve further, watching Dean Marlowe develop over the course of time they've had together on and off the field.
Josh Allen: "We're Going to Focus on the Good Plays"
Bills Quarterback Josh Allen addresses the media after practice on Wednesday, January 18th. Topics include: the emotional state of the team having to play the Cincinnati Bengals after the events of of the previous game, seeing Tight End Dawson Knox find success on the field this season through adversity, why he wants to put an emphasis on taking care of the football, and how he tip-toes the line of taking risks while still making smart decisions.
Mitch Morse: "A Great Competitive Battle"
Bills center Mitch Morse addresses the media after practice on Wednesday, January 18th.
Dion Dawkins: "Focus On The Day"
Buffalo Bills Offensive Tackle Dion Dawkins meets with the media Wednesday. Topics Include: Seeing Damar Hamlin back in the facility and the morale boost it provides for the team, facing the talented front seven players on the Bengals defense, and cleaning up the sacks and turnovers from the game against Miami in the Wild Card round.
Jordan Poyer: "We're Excited For The Opportunity"
Buffalo Bills Safety Jordan Poyer meets with the media Wednesday. Topics Include: Facing the Bengals three weeks after their Monday night game was canceled, how rookie cornerback Kaiir Elam has developed through the year and his play in the win against Miami, and facing Joe Burrow and the talent on the Bengals offense.
Sean McDermott: "Continuing to Stay Humble"
Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott addresses the media before practice on Wednesday, January 18th. Topics include: how the team is trying to prepare for a unique matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals in the Divisional Playoffs, what makes Bengals Quarterback Joe Burrow so successful, what he's seen from Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds through this successful season, what he's seen Offensive Coordinator Ken Dorsey do to help limit mistakes for the Bills Offense, and how Cornerback Kaiir Elam has grown during his rookie year.
Ken Dorsey: "Making Sure We Are Playing Smart Not Conservative"
Bills Offensive Coordinator Ken Dorsey spoke to the media on Monday following the Bills Wild Card Playoff win over the Miami Dolphins 34-31. Topics included: Learning from mistakes, trying to limit Josh for his safety while also letting him use his talent as a QB, how Josh has grown as a QB and learns from his mistakes while still being confident, having multiple weapons on offense at the Wide Receiver position and how that takes pressure off of Stefon Diggs, and playing against the Bengals defense for technically the first time this season.
Leslie Frazier: "We're Gonna Have Our Hands Full On Defense"
Bills Defensive Coordinator Leslie Frazier spoke to the media on Monday following the Bills Wild Card Playoff win over the Miami Dolphins 34-31. Topics included: Going up against a tough offense like the Bengals and disrupting their rhythm, adjusting their game plan from last time they were supposed to play the Bengals, how the defense didn't blink in tough situations this weekend, what MLK Day means to him, and the growth in leadership of Tremaine Edmunds.
Sean McDermott: "Keep Your Eyes On The Big Picture At All Times"
Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott spoke to the media on Monday following the Bills Wild Card Playoff win over the Miami Dolphins 34-31. Topics included: Injury Updates, placing emphasis on ball security, Josh getting sacked seven times yesterday versus the Dolphins, improvement in Kaiir Elam's game over the course of the season, and how the Bengals and the Cincinnati community have shown support these last couple weeks.
Sean McDermott: "Good To Get A Win"
Head Coach Sean McDermott addressed the media following the 34-31 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Topics include: limiting turnovers, taking time outs late in the game, the contributions from the rookie class in their first playoff game, the team coming together after everything that has happened this season, limiting explosive plays, and what it was like seeing Damar Hamlin in the building on Saturday.
Josh Allen: "Found a Way"
Bills Quarterback Josh Allen addresses the media following the Bills 34-31 win over the Miami Dolphins on Super Wild Card Weekend on Sunday, January 15th. Topics include: cleaning up mistakes on offense, the play of the Bills Offensive Line, the team's willingness to take deep shots, the play of Wide Receiver Khalil Shakir on 3rd down, and how the crowd was able to play a part in helping the Bills win.
Cole Beasley and Gabe Davis: "That's Just Playoff Football" After Playoff Win
Mitch Morse and Dion Dawkins: "An Up And Down Battle" after Playoff Win
Buffalo Bills center Mitch Morse and Buffalo Bills left tackle Dion Dawkins meet with the media following the Bills 34-31 win over The Miami Dolphins. Topics include: Protecting Josh Allen, playing through adversity, playing a tough playoff game, correcting mistakes for upcoming game, being happy with a playoff win, playing an emotional game and working together as a unit.
Dean Marlowe and Tre'Davious White: "We've Been Through A Lot As A Team This Year" After Playoff Win
Sean McDermott: "We'll Have To Be Ready To Go This Weekend"
Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott meets with the media Friday. Topics Include: Leadership on the team through the close of the regular season, playing the Dolphins for the third time this season and how difficult it is to win a third matchup, and embracing the playoff atmosphere at Highmark Stadium on Sunday.
Dion Dawkins: "Thankful To Get All These Presents"
Bills Offensive Tackle Dion Dawkins spoke to the media on Wednesday following practice. Topics included: Damar being released from the hospital, getting Micah Hyde and Jamison Crowder back at practice, finding a way to recalibrate their focus, and the challenge of facing the Dolphins' strong defense linemen.