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Erik Pears

Erik Pears - #79 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 316 lbs.
Birthday 06/25/1982
Birthplace Salt Lake City, UT
College Colorado State
Years played 8

Former QB Paulus has high praise for Bills' Marrone

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Doug Marrone's first QB at Syracuse, Greg Paulus, describes how Marrone put his stamp on the program in his first year.

Bills extend Toronto series

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Bills and Rogers Media announced a five-year extension for the Bills to play in Toronto's Rogers Centre.

Bengals sign OLB Maybin

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former first-round OLB Aaron Maybin on Friday, the team announced.

QB Nassib talks desire to play for Bills

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Is Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib going to follow Doug Marrone and Nathaniel Hackett to Buffalo?

Bills add three assistants

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Bills announced the addition of three assistant coaches on Thursday, including former NFL WR Ike Hilliard.

Bills add 10 to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Bills added 10 coaches to Doug Marrone’s new staff, the team announced on Tuesday.

Bills hire Crossman as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Bills hired Danny Crossman as their special-teams coordinator on Monday.

Pettine to put Bills defense on the attack

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
New Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine plans to bring his aggressive style from the Jets' defenses to Buffalo.

Bills hire former Jets DC Pettine

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Buffalo hired former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to run the Bills’ defense, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported. 

Hackett hired as Bills offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Doug Marrone hired Nathaniel Hackett to be the Bills’ new offensive coordinator, according to The Buffalo News.

Bills hire Marrone as head coach

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Bills hired Syracuse coach Doug Marrone as their new head coach, the team officially announced on Monday.

Insider: Brandon makes great hire in Marrone

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
An NFL insider tells PFW that Bills decision maker Russ Brandon is making strong moves, including the hiring of Doug Marrone as head coach.

Bills fortunate to have Whaley amidst changes

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Bills made sweeping changes on the coaching staff, and have a new power structure, but GM-in-waiting Doug Whaley is one advantage they have.

Report: Kelly to interview with Browns, Eagles, Bills

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has interviews set up with the Browns, Eagles and Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: New year, same AFC East

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets gave the Patriots an early New Year's gift, making front-office changes, further cementing New England as the class of the AFC East.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 01, 2012
The Bills placed Pears (hip/groin) on injured reserve.||||||| Pears, who started seven games this year, landed on IR a week after visiting a specialist to evaluate an injury that had not fully healed since he had offseason surgery.
Posted Oct. 26, 2010
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Pears.||||||| Pears, a 6-foot-8, 305-pounder from Colorado State, has started 30 games since entering the league as an undrafted rookie with Denver in 2005. After spending four seasons with the Broncos, Pears signed with Oakland in 2009. He spent the 2010 preseason with the Raiders before being waived in final cuts.
Posted Sept. 08, 2010
The team says it released offensive lineman Pears on Wednesday to make room for Alford.||||||| The move was made to make room for Jay Alford, who was signed. Pears missed most of the 2008 season while recovering from an appendectomy.
Posted Oct. 22, 2008
Pears will miss the entire 2008 season while recovering from an appendectomy.||||||| Pears started 10 of his 16 games as a rookie in 2006 and all 16 games last season. The 6-foot-8, 305-pound tackle should be ready for training camp next year.
Posted Sept. 08, 2006
Pears is probable for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. The Denver Broncos tackle is recovering from a finger injury but hasn't missed practice.||||||| Pears is scheduled to backup Matt Lepsis at left tackle against St. Louis.

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