Top Russell Bodine News
Russell Bodine: Let go by Detroit
The Lions released Bodine (opt out) on Monday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
Bodine opted out of the 2020 campaign due to concerns related to COVID-19. He'll now be free to search for a depth role elsewhere in the league, assuming he plans to play in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Russell Bodine: Won't play this season
Bodine informed the Lions on Wednesday that he will opt out of the 2020 campaign, Chris Burke of The Athletic reports.
Bodine was expected to offer the Lions depth at center in 2020, but he'll instead sit out the upcoming season before presumably returning to action in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Russell Bodine: Let go by New England
Bodine was released by the Patriots on Friday, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.
Bodine was acquired by the Patriots from the Bills for a sixth-round pick last week, but he didn't end up sticking around long with his new team. James Ferentz re-signed with the team and should serve as the backup center.... See More ... See Less
Patriots' Russell Bodine: Shipping off to Boston
Bodine has been traded from the Bills to the Patriots, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The return is expected to be a sixth-round pick.
The Bills trading with the Patriots is like the McCoys allowing their pretty daughter to marry one of the Hatfield boys, but Bodine probably wasn't going to make the team. Therefore, the Bills likely got what they could for the only suitor to make an offer with a modicum of value. The Patriots are in search of offensive line reinforcements due to David Andrews having recently suffered a blood clot in his lung.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Returns from oblique strain
Bodine (oblique) appeared in 36 offensive plays for the Bills during their 24-20 preseason win over the Lions on Friday.
Bodine had been nursing an oblique strain earlier this month, but the issue appears to have subsided as he should be fully capable of providing offensive line depth moving forward. He's considered to be on the roster bubble, though a slew of injuries to the offensive line improves his chances to make the team.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Managing oblique injury
Bodine is nursing an oblique strain, Jay Skurski of The Buffalo News reports.
A timetable for Bodine's return to practice remains undisclosed. The veteran center projects to serve a depth role in Buffalo when healthy, if he makes the team.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Back at practice
Bodine (lower leg) participated in Tuesday's practice, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
Bodine opened up practice in a red non-contact jersey before ultimately shedding it later on in the session. It appears Bodine is trending in the right direction after not practicing all of last week.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Not practicing at OTAs
Bodine (lower leg) hasn't been participating during the first week of OTAs, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW.com reports.
Bodine was placed on injured reserve after suffering a fractured fibula in Week 13 of last season. The 26-year-old is still working his way back from the injury and could be in danger of losing his starting role even if he returns to full health in advance of training camp.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Heads to IR
The Bills placed Bodine (lower leg) on injured reserve Tuesday.
Bodine fractured his fibula during Sunday's game against the Dolphins and underwent surgery on Monday, effectively ending his season. Ryan Groy is expected to take over at the center position.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Suffers broken leg
Bodine has a fractured fibula and is undergoing surgery Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
It looks like Bodine's season is done, while Ryan Groy will likely take over his spot as the team's starting center. Groy has experience at the position and even began the season as the starter, though it's a slight downgrade for the team's running game considering Bodine ended up leapfrogging him and had been playing pretty well.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Ruled out to return
Bodine will not return to Sunday's game against the Dolphins due to a leg injury.
Bodine was initially listed as questionable to return to the Week 13 tilt after suffering a leg injury in the first quarter, but has ultimately been downgraded to out. Ryan Groy will draw the start at center as long as Bodine remains sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Ready to play
Bodine (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game versus the Jaguars.
Bodine practiced in a limited fashion this week but will be able to play. He'll start at center.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Russell Bodine: Inks deal with Buffalo
Bodine signed with the Bills on Monday.
Bodine has started every game since coming into the league back in 2014. While he's got a long way to go before he can catch up to Joe Thomas, the 25-year-old's durability provides the Bills with a replacement for retired center Eric Wood (neck).... See More ... See Less
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|School: North Carolina|