Sunday, August 31, 2014, 6:51pm
Durham caught 38 passes for 490 yards and two touchdowns with the Detroit Lions last season.
The Titans also claimed T.J. Graham earlier today and it's another interesting claim for a team pretty deep at WR. Durham will at best be the team's WR4 behind Kendall Wright, Nate Washington and Justin Hunter.
Sunday, August 31, 2014, 2:41pm
One of the more notable wide receivers released on Saturday has quickly found a new home.
A 2012 third-round pick out of N.C. State, the 25-year-old Graham was a 17-game starter for Buffalo in his two seasons with the club, hauling in 23 passes for 361 yards and two touchdowns in 2013. He will provide depth behind Nate Washington and Kendall Wright and could contribute immediately in three- and four-WR sets.
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:07pm
After starting 17 games over his first two seasons, Bills WR T.J. Graham is squarely on the bubble this training camp. After missing all of OTAs following offseason surgery, Graham's performance in camp has been shaky. He's had more than a handful of drops. The Bills have used Graham mostly as a speed threat -- both in the screen and deep game -- but he'll need to prove himself as more than that to crack the roster.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:44pm
The Bills have used a variety of receiver groupings through the first eight practices. Mike Williams, Chris Hogan, and Marquise Goodwin have all seen time alongside Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods. How each of those players are used in the regular season could be determined by the situation. T.J. Graham, who we considered part of this mix in the spring, has barely seen any time with the first-team offense. He's fighting for his job.
It appears that Woods is safe as the team's WR2, while Williams is battling for snaps. Hogan is the more traditional slot receiver.
Bills WR Mike Williams didn't stand out in OTAs and seeing him in action, there isn't a particular skill that he brings to the table that is different from the rest of the receiver group. If Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods become fixtures on the outside and Chris Hogan can continue to contribute in the slot, Williams starts to slide down the depth chart. The Bills will keep Marquise Goodwin and Marcus Easley on their final roster, so Williams will have to fight Hogan and T.J. Graham for the final spot.
It sounds as if Watkins and Woods are penciled in to start for the Bills with Williams at best the WR3/WR4.
Sunday, December 29, 2013, 3:26pm
Robert Woods, T.J. Graham & Marquise Goodwin are next up with Johnson out.
Friday, November 15, 2013, 6:00pm
Bills WRs Steve Johnson (groin, out) and Robert Woods (ankle, out) missed practice all week and are out for Week 11. Look for Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham to start. We prefer Goodwin, who has three 50+ yard games and a pair of touchdowns this season. The Jets are a nice matchup for WRs, though high winds are a concern this week.
Robert Woods is also out, so this is an opportunity for Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham to see starter's snaps and targets. They are both Sneaky Starts for Week 11 against a Jets defense that is #26 in WR aFPA. Goodwin has cracked the 50-yard mark three times this season and has scored two TDs. TE Scott Chandler should also see a bump in targets.
Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6:01pm
Bills WR Steve Johnson (groin) missed practice again Thursday. Robert Woods (ankle) missed practice again Thursday and is out for Week 11. HC Doug Marrone said that he doesn't feel good about Johnson's chances of playing. Johnson looks very iffy and Woods won't play this week. If both are out, look for Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham to start. The Jets are a nice matchup for WRs.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 6:19pm
Bills WR Steve Johnson (groin) did not practice Wednesday. Robert Woods (ankle) did not practice Wednesday. Johnson looks very iffy for Week 11 and Woods won't play this week. If he and Johnson are both out, look for Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham to start. The Jets are a nice matchup for WRs.
Monday, November 11, 2013, 2:28pm
Bills head coach Doug Marrone said they have a decision to make on WR Robert Woods, whose ankle injury is a high ankle sprain.
Marrone confirmed it’s a high ankle sprain, and that the ankle is still swollen.
The Bills head coach admitted that Woods has been an important part of the team’s offense this season. Though he hasn’t made a final decision on Woods’ status for Sunday, but said he’s leaning toward sitting him.
Stevie Johnson may also not play this week leaving the Bills with an awfully slim receiving group of: Marquise Goodwin, T.J. Graham, Chris Hogan and Marcus Easley, who all saw action in Week 10, but combined totaled just six catches. TEs Scott Chandler and Chris Gragg combined for seven catches for 46 yards and a TD. E.J. Manuel's value would also take a hit.
Monday, November 11, 2013, 10:35am
Robert Woods is likely a question mark again this week and didn't play in Week 10. The Bills struggled to throw the ball in a tough matchup against the Steelers. Marquise Goodwin, T.J. Graham, Chris Hogan and Marcus Easley all saw action in Week 10, but combined totaled just six catches. TEs Scott Chandler and Chris Gragg combined for seven catches for 46 yards and a TD. E.J. Manuel's value would also take a hit.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:57pm
Bills WRs Robert Woods (ankle) and Marquise Goodwin (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday. Woods may not be able to play in Week 10. With Goodwin also injured, T.J. Graham and Chris Hogan may be asked to pick up the slack against the Steelers.
Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:37am
Field-stretching receivers T.J. Graham and Marquise Goodwin had one target apiece against New England. Graham's was incomplete. Goodwin's catch was for zero yards, and he fumbled it. Then he broke his hand.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 6:32pm
Bills second-year receiver T.J. Graham has been taking advantage of the extra reps he’s received in the practice setting in both the voluntary veteran minicamp last month and the current OTA sessions. With Steve Johnson still sidelined by a strained back and rookies Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin not able to participate until their college graduation dates (league rule), Graham has been a frequent target of Bills quarterbacks.
“I did a lot of preparation in the offseason so I’ve got to pick up where I left off,” Graham told Buffalobills.com.
The interesting thing to note here is that Johnson is dealing with a back issue. He is often nicked up, but always seems to play through the pain. Graham has a chance for a breakout season, but will have to fend off Woods and Goodwin (and Da'Rick Rodgers) for snaps.
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