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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

Bills promote WR Hubbard

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted WR Paul Hubbard from their practice squad to the active roster and placed OL Cordaro Howard on injured reserve.

Brady, backs helping Patriots to turnover record

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots manhandled the Bills 34-3 to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They are one of the league's best because of their dominance in the turnover battle.

Brady sets record; Patriots clinch No. 1 seed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady set another passing record and the Patriots clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to a familiar pushover, the Bills.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots will have a much bigger test than they would like from the Bills but will still leave Buffalo with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. the Bills' run defense.

Formation switch on Bills' D-line leads to improvement

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
During their stretch of four wins in six games, the Bills' defensive line has shown major improvement compared to the start of the year.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills KR C.J. Spiller vs. Patriots kick-coverage unit

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills WR Stevie Johnson vs. Patriots CB Devin McCourty

Guyton needs to help fill void at ILB spot

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll indentify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, ILB Gary Guyton is the choice.

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
During the Patriots' conference call on Tuesday, head coach Bill Belichick talked about Bills WR Steve Johnson's skills and wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea discussed WR Taylor Price.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between New England and Buffalo: Bills NT Kyle Williams vs. Patriots C Dan Koppen.

Bills already have QB of the future: Fitzpatrick

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
The Bills only have four wins on the season, but QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has shown he is good enough to be the team's signalcaller in the years ahead.

Fitzpatrick leads Bills to win in Miami

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes and the resurgent Bills made themselves at home in Miami, winning 17-14 Sunday to further dim the Dolphins' already-faint playoff hopes.

Bills will continue to test Spiller

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller hasn't been able to translate his athletic skills, which he demonstrated in the preseason, to regular-season action, but Buffalo will give him plenty of chances to prove himself the rest of this season ...

Roosevelt looks to be latest Bills breakout WR

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
All season long the Bills have been getting contributions from unexpected places, and that will continue in the final weeks.

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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