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Kraig Urbik

Kraig Urbik - #60 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 324 lbs.
Birthday 09/23/1985
Birthplace Hudson, WI
College Wisconsin
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 15th pick by Steelers

Miller at No. 3 makes sense for Bills

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Texas A&M OLB Von Miller might be the perfect combination for the Bills — the best player available who fills a position of need.

Bills', Bengals' staffs get early edge

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Chan Gailey and Marvin Lewis and their staffs might have a lot more work to do this week than some of the other NFL teams, but they also get a head start on scouting the best seniors.

Bills add Wannstedt to staff

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
The Bills have added Dave Wannstedt to their staff as an assistant head coach and ILB coach, reuniting Wannstedt and Buffalo head coach Chan Gailey.

Wood may be center of the future for Bills

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Eric Wood might be the full-time starting center for the Bills next season, as the former first-round pick impressed coaches at the end of last season.

Wannstedt meets with Bills' defensive staff

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Former Bears and Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt met with Bills coaches Thursday, potentially regarding an opening on the Buffalo staff.

Senior Bowl "a great opportunity" for Bills

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey and his Bills staff will be coaching the South team at the Senior Bowl, a role the organization must benefit from.

Former AFL star Gilchrist dies from cancer

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Former AFL star Cookie Gilchrist passed away on Monday after a long bout with cancer. Gilchrist was 75.

Bengals', Bills' staffs to coach Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Bills' and Bengals' coaching staffs have been selected to coach this year's Under Armour Senior Bowl, officials announced Saturday.

Bills' extension for Merriman makes little sense

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Bills gave a two-year contract to OLB Shawne Merriamn, a risky move for a player who rarely has been on the field the past few seasons. 

Bills' Williams replaces Seymour at Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Bills NT Kyle Williams has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing the Raiders' Richard Seymour.

The cities that playoff football forgot

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It now has been 11 years since the Bills and Lions played in the playoffs. Every other franchise that was around at that time has made the playoffs since then, but not Buffalo or Detroit.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Backups shine in Jets' win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell threw two touchdown passes in relief of Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight ran for a career-high 158 yards and New York's defense was dominant in a lopsided playoff tuneup as the Jets routed the Bills 38-7 on Sunday.

Bills sign Merriman to two-year deal

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bills signed LB Shawne Merriman to a two-year deal on Saturday, GM Buddy Nix confirmed to ESPN.

Whitner keys Bills' improvement

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
A key to the Bills' defensive turnaround has been the play of SS Donte Whitner. Always one of the more talented Bills defenders, Whitner has had his best season in 2010, posting 134 tackles, the most for any defensive back ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 18, 2012
The Buffalo Bills have signed starting right guard Kraig Urbik to a four-year contract extension worth $13.3 million. A person familiar with the contract provided the length and monetary terms, and said the deal includes a $3.5 million signing bonus for this year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the Bills did not disclose terms in announcing the move Tuesday.||||||| Urbik is completing his third year with the Bills, and is now locked up through 2016. He was eligible to become a free agent this offseason after signing a one-year tender in April. The Bills claimed Urbik off waivers in September 2010 after he was released by Pittsburgh. He has 26 starts at guard and center in 34 games with Buffalo.
Posted Nov. 01, 2012
Urbik is expected back for Sunday's game versus Houston.||||||| This is good news for the Bills and Urbik, who missed the last three games with an ankle injury.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
Urbik returned Sunday against Houston.||||||| Urbik missed three games because of a right ankle injury.
Posted March 12, 2012
The Buffalo Bills have retained the rights to offensive linemen Chad Rinehart and Kraig Urbik by tendering them contract offers Monday, a day before the start of the NFL's free agency period.||||||| Urbik started 13 games split between right guard and center last season. He's a third-year player, who completed his second season with the Bills after being claimed off waivers in September 2010.
Posted Dec. 07, 2010
The Buffalo Bills have placed guard Kraig Urbik on the season-ending injured reserve list.||||||| Urbik hurt his right knee in a 38-14 loss at Minnesota. Urbik started the game at right guard, but was hurt filling in at center after Geoff Hangartner hurt his right knee.

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