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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

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 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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