BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Rookie Ron Brooks's NFL debut is on hold, with the Bills placing the cornerback on Injured Reserve today. However, that does not mean his season is over.
Thanks to a new NFL rule this season, each team can bring one player back from I.R. - as long as he misses at least six weeks of practice and at least eight weeks worth of games.
Brooks will be eligible to return for the November 4th game at Houston.
With an open spot on the roster until then, the Bills brought back recently released wide receiver Ruvell Martin today, giving Buffalo five receivers on the roster. Martin was one of the final cuts Friday.
Players had the day off Tuesday, but will return to practice Wednesday afternoon, preparing for Sunday's season opener against the Jets.
An eight-year-old boy was shot Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County. Officials are at the scene on West Road, in Leon.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings return today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.