Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/19

Defense has answer to Jets' running start : Jerry Sullivan : The Buffalo News
At that point, it was 13-3, Jets, and you figured the Bills were about ready to pack it in. They were playing poorly, and playing hurt, and it would have been perfectly understandable if they had given in to circumstances and mailed this one in. But something odd happened. The Bills' defense kept coming. They didn't allow the Jets to score again. They intercepted six passes, five against bewildered rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez.

Rushing yards against a near record – Inside The Bills
The Bills gave up the second-most rushing yards in team history Sunday (318) by a mere two yards.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Immediate Reactions, Wk6
Nick Mendola gives his thoughts immediately following the Jets game.

Bills notebook: Young offensive line holds its own : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
On Sunday, the Bills' O-line far exceeded expectations while the Jets failed to live up to the hype.

Rookie Byrd takes flight with two picks : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills drafted Jairus Byrd because of his knack for making big plays. The rookie safety intercepted two passes on Sunday, setting the tone for a performance that saw the Bills record six interceptions, the most for the team since 1967.

Quarterly report: Week Six : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The News' Mark Gaughan breaks down the Bills' 16-13 OT victory over the Jets quarter-by-quarter, analyzing statistics, key plays and more.

Bills-Jets report card : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The News' football writers assign grades for different aspects of the game: Pass defense is an A+ with run defense flunking.

Change in fortune helps Bills end AFC East skid : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills looked like they might go down to yet another exasperating, mind-boggling defeat at about six different moments in Sunday afternoon's game. Lo and behold, after almost 73 minutes of football, the Bills turned recent history on its ear.

BillBoard: Game ball: Bills 16, Jets 13 (OT)
Jairus Byrd is making the other Bills look silly in fan voting for this week's game ball - just like he made Mark Sanchez look.

Bills edge Jets in overtime | BuffaloBills.com
"It sure was a great win for our football team and we certainly needed it," said head coach Dick Jauron. "I can't say enough about that group of guys. They won't quit no matter what happens. They just keep coming and they kept coming. Just a great win for our football team."

Byrd tied for third – Inside The Bills
Jairus Byrd is tied with Charles Woodson, DeAngelo Hall, and Jonathan Joseph for third in the league in interceptions.

Injury update – Inside The Bills
Trent Edwards, Kyle Williams, Donte Whitner, Shawn Nelson, and Terrence McGee all suffered injuries on Sunday and will be re-evaluated Monday.

Tackle tandems – Inside The Bills
The Bills employed their fourth different tackle tandem in six games on Sunday.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - CBSSports.com Rapid Reports
- Rian Lindell's first field goal of the game was his 155th with the Bills, which ranks him second in team history. Since 2006, he has missed just one field goal inside the 40-yard line.
- In the first five games DTs Kyle Williams and Marcus Stroud had 27 tackles apiece, which ties them for first place in the NFL among defensive linemen.
- The Bills made some key halftime adjustments. "The vast majority (of Jets yards) was on their two big plays, where we didn't play our gaps," LB Paul Posluszny said. "We said all we have to do is stick with our game plan and play our style of defense."

Scott Pitoniak: Finally, a Bills game where their worst fears weren't realized again
Pitoniak's take on the game.

Pro-football-reference.com blog " Off the Mark
It's rare when you can really blame one player for a loss, but Mark Sanchez today is that guy explains the PFR blog.

Buffalo Bills: Two-minute read | Democrat and Chronicle
A look at facts and figures from the Buffalo Bills' win Sunday over the New York Jets.

Buffalo Bills Report Card | Democrat and Chronicle
You can grade the Bills performance against the Jets.

Buffalo Bills top New York Jets in OT | democratandchronicle.com | Democrat and Chronicle
This time the Bills found a way to win instead of lose, and down went the Jets, 16-13 in overtime writes Sal Maiorana.

Bills 16 Jets 13 (Overtime): Searching for Answers - Gang Green Nation
Every football team has at least one loss each season that just leaves you scratching your head. This one fits the bill for the Jets.

Recap: NY Jets vs. Buffalo
The Sports Network's look back at the game in New Jersey.

Sanchez throws away Jets' hot start - AFC East - ESPN
"Just an embarrassing day," were the first words Sanchez spoke into the microphone. "I just gave that team the win. Credit to them for catching all those passes."

Rapid Reaction: Bills 16, Jets 13 OT - AFC East - ESPN
Tim Graham's immediate thoughts on the game.

Leonhard gets his first crack at Bills - AFC East - ESPN
New York Jets safety Jim Leonhard has been looking forward to this game for nearly eight months. (Post from Sunday morning before the game.)

Today’s Game Summary | The Goose's Roost
Ryan at TGR uses pictures to tell the story of the Jets loss to the Bills.

Maybin who? | Olean Times Herald
Coach Dick Jauron added, "When we drafted him, we knew that he was a speed rusher off the edge. He’s not a giant defensive end but he’s a strong guy, he’s got a great motor."

James Hardy to practice Wednesday | BuffaloBills.com
Provided he does in fact practice on Wednesday it will begin a 21-day window in which the coaching staff can evaluate his progress and readiness to return to the active roster. They don't have to make a roster move until after Nov. 9.

The Trading Deadline is Tuesday

Roscoe Parrish moves closer to a trade | ProFootballTalk.com
Making Parrish inactive could mean that the Bills are keeping him from injury as they prepare to trade him.

Report: Ravens called about T.O. | ProFootballTalk.com
The Bills told the Ravens "thanks" and "no thanks" in immediate succession.

Schefter: Parrish could still be moved – Inside The Bills
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Bills WR Roscoe Parrish could still be moved before Tuesday’s trade deadline.

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