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Eric Wood

Eric Wood - #70 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 03/18/1986
Birthplace Cincinnati, OH
College Louisville
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 28th pick by Bills

T.O. headed out of Buffalo

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
One of the more decorated wide receivers of this era, Terrell Owens did not experience the superproductive stay in Buffalo that he or the team had envisioned, and it almost certainly will end after just one season.

Improving QB, OT spots Gailey's top priorities

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey is back in the AFC East, but it's not quite the same one he left nine years ago as Dolphins offensive coordinator.

Bills OT Butler retires at age 26

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Bills OT Brad Butler informed the team Thursday that he is retiring from football at age 26.

Bills release TE Fine, six others

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Bills released seven players on Tuesday, including TE Derek Fine and DB John Wendling.

Bills hire Whaley as assistant GM

Posted Feb. 10, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bills announced they have hired Doug Whaley to be the team’s assistant general manager and director of pro personnel.

Lynch's days in Buffalo may be numbered

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
Coming out of California as a first-round pick in 2007, RB Marshawn Lynch looked like he'd be the Bills' featured back of the future after things did not work out with Willis McGahee. Lynch did nothing to dispel that ...

Bills tab Edwards as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have hired George Edwards as their defensive coordinator.

Gailey adds three coaches to Bills' staff

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Bills announced the hiring of three new assistant coaches Monday, including the return of Bruce DeHaven as special-teams coordinator.

Bills name seven coaches to new staff

Posted Jan. 27, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET

Bills', Raiders' problems start at top

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 5:13 a.m. ET
With the Raiders and Bills having finished another in a long string of losing seasons, NFL insiders point to the men at the top of each franchise — Al Davis and Ralph Wilson Jr. — as being most at fault for their ...

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Gailey will take hands-on approach with Bills' offense

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Where exactly Chan Gailey was on the Bills' list of head-coaching candidates is up for debate, but what is clear is that he was one of the few people in play for the job who fit their criteria almost exactly.

Bills fire VP of pro personnel Guy

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Bills announced late Wednesday night that they have relieved John Guy of his duties as vice president of pro personnel.

Gailey just what Bills were looking for

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey might not have been the Bills' first choice as their next head coach — in fact, he was well down their list based on the number of candidates contacted before him — but he fit the team's criteria almost ...

Report: Bills name Gailey head coach

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Bills have hired Chan Gailey to be their next head coach, according to ESPN.com. Gailey is expected to be introduced at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Wood is active Sunday against Miami.||||||| Wood was active despite a knee injury. He had been listed as questionable.
Posted Aug. 17, 2012
The Bills announced Friday that Wood would play at Minnesota, after originally targeting the third preseason game for his return from surgery on his right knee last November.|||||||
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson and center Eric Wood are among the regulars who have been ruled out by coach Chan Gailey from playing in the team's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins on Thursday.||||||| Wood has been getting more practice time in team sessions, but Gailey doesn't want to risk rushing back the player who is coming off season-ending knee surgery.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Wood will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his right knee.||||||| Wood says no timetable has been set for him to have surgery. He is aiming to be back in time for the start of training camp next summer. With a brace on his knee and walking on crutches, Wood provided the update in the locker room on Monday, a day after he was hurt in the third quarter of a 44-7 loss at Dallas.
Posted March 30, 2010
Able to walk without a limp, Wood is confident his surgically repaired left leg will be fully recovered by the start of training camp this summer. Selected 28th overall out of Louisville last year, Wood was the second of Buffalo's two first-round draft picks. He started 10 games at right guard before being hurt.||||||| That's great progress for a player who initially feared he might not play again after sustaining a gruesome injury in which he broke two bones in the leg during an 18-15 loss at Jacksonville on Nov. 22. Wood said Tuesday he has been off crutches for a few weeks, and has been cleared for light workouts as the Bills opened their voluntary spring workout program this week.

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