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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

Nix continues to hint at drafting franchise QB

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix continues to make it clear that he wants to get a franchise quarterback, and it could come in April's draft.

Key matchup: Bills RBs Jackson, Spiller vs. Patriots defense

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Bills need to establish a run game and get the ball into the hands of Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller often if they want to score an upset win.

Bills add CB Butler, OT Welch

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Bills signed CB Crezdon Butler and OT Thomas Welch to the active roster on Wednesday. 

Bills place CB McGee, OT Pears on I.R.

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Bills placed CB Terrence McGee and ORT Erik Pears on injured reserve, released PK John Potter and activated WR Marcus Easley to the 53-man roster.

Bills trying to get most out of WR Graham's speed

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Bills want to get the most out of speedy rookie WR T.J. Graham, but that has proven to be easier said than done.

AFC East Spin cycle: Bills', Dolphins' strengths falter on Sunday

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
The Bills' run game and Dolphins' third-down defense, each team's respective strength, failed them in losses on Sunday.

Williams is disappointing as Bills' centerpiece

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Bills Nation has hardly been enamored with the so-so play of so-called superstar Mario Williams, but the verdict remains out.

Texans' big three leads offense in win over Bills

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes and the Texans beat former top pick Mario Williams and the Bills 21-9 on Sunday.

Bills activate rookie CB Brooks

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bills activated rookie CB Ron Brooks and placed OG Chad Rinehart on injured reserve.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: 2012's biggest tricks, treats

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
With Halloween a day away, it's time to identify teams that have pulled tricks on us and teams that have treated us to the biggest surprises?

Bills' Gailey remains loyal to Wannstedt

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
As bad as the Bills' defense has been, observers in Buffalo don't expect an in-season firing of Dave Wannstedt.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Who is the second-best team in the AFC East?

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
In a muddled AFC, the team that finishes second in the AFC East could snag a wild-card berth, but it's hard to decipher which team that will be.

Bills DE Williams has wrist procedure; should practice next week

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams underwent a procedure on his left wrist, head coach Chan Gailey confirmed Wednesday.

Report: Bills DE Williams considering wrist surgery

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams is contemplating having surgery on his wrist during the team’s bye, according to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News.

Bills' new stadium proposed for city's waterfront

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
A Buffalo-area businessman has proposed building a new stadium in Buffalo in an effort to keep the team in the region for the long haul.

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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