Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 12/2

Bills Sign TE Caussin After Failing to Land Rucker : Buffalo Sports Daily
"According to multiple reports, the Buffalo Bills tried to sign tight end Martin Rucker off the Dallas Cowboys practice squad this week. To combat Buffalo’s move the Cowboys promoted Rucker to the 53-man active roster. When that failed, they signed Jacksonville’s Mike Caussin off their practice squad, according to his agent Robert Rouche. A source confirmed the news."

For Johnson 'It's all good' - BuffaloBills.com
"The high on life Johnson wore a smile when he stepped to the microphone in front of the assembled media at One Bills Drive on Wednesday with a shirt that read, ‘It’s All Good.’ Johnson then confirmed that it all was in fact good and that he had moved past the frustrating conclusion to his worst day as a professional."

Injuries open holes on defense - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan goes through the list of Buffalo Bills injuries. It's extensive.

Lindell back on line - BuffaloBills.com
"The four weeks leading up to Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh had not been the best stretch for Rian Lindell. At no point in his career with the Bills had he missed three consecutive field goal attempts, which took place over the course of the last four games (no attempts vs. Chicago). What history has shown is that Buffalo’s kicker pulls himself out of those dips in success in resounding fashion, and that was the case against Pittsburgh."

Bills Roundup: Johnson, Bills Get Back to Work (2:43) - BuffaloBills.com
"Steve Johnson and the Bills got back to work on Wednesday, as CJ Spiller and Spencer Johnson returned to practice, two other Bills will miss significant time."

Tasker helps Disabled but Able Football Camp - BuffaloBills.com
"Steve Tasker, Buffalo Bills Wall of Famer and CBS NFL analyst, his wife, and two of his sons visited the Town of Hamburg Recreation Department Disabled but Able Football Camp on November 22nd - the last day of camp. Tasker’s sons ran football drills with the children in the camp, while Tasker and his wife mingled with parents and coaches to show their support of the program."

Chan Gailey Wednesday Press Conference (9:23) - BuffaloBills.com
The Bills head coach updates the injury situation and more during his media day press conference.

Steve Johnson Wednesday Press Conference (9:06) - BuffaloBills.com
The Bills wide receiver talks to the media about tweeting, dropped balls, and more.

Ryan Fitzpatrick Wednesday Press Conference (7:18) - BuffaloBills.com
The QB talks to the media about playing against Brett Favre, Stevie Johnson, and the Vikings.

Inside The Bills | Wood’s status
"Eric, it will be touch and go on him this week," Gailey said. "We’ll see what we can get out of him later in the week and see if he’s going to be able to go or not."

Inside The Bills | Spiller on his hamstring
"Right now we’re on pace for me to play this weekend," Spiller said. "I’m excited about playing after about two weeks of sitting back and watching the team improve and not going out there to compete. That was the most difficult thing, but I was mentally tough and I knew I needed to get healthy and that’s kind of what I’ve done the past two weeks."

Inside The Bills | Migraines back for Nelson
"Bills TE Shawn Nelson was added to Buffalo’s injury report late last week and his ailment was listed as illness. That illness unfortunately are migraines."

Inside The Bills | Spiller on Buffalo weather
"CJSPILLER Wow I go work n it’s raining now I walk outside n there is snow everywhere gotta love this blo weather good thing I have a 4 wheel drive."

Inside The Bills | Fibula for Troup
"Troup is dealing with a fibula injury suffered in last Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh. If Troup is unable to play Sunday, it makes Buffalo’s defensive line all the thinner as they’ll be without Dwan Edwards for sure in Minnesota."

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS | Quick Reads: Week 12
Fred Jackson was the most valuable running back this week says Football Outsiders.

NFL.com news: Spoiler alert: Bills, others not in playoff hunt have role to play
Said Steelers offensive tackle Flozell Adams, "Coming into this game, they were 2-8, but as far as we were concerned, they were (playing like they were) 8-2. I've been around a long time and I've seen teams fold if they're 2-8, and just look to the offseason. These guys are not going to do that. They're going to ruin somebody's party."

Inside The Bills | Torbor out "long time"
"It’ll be a long time," Gailey said when referencing both Torbor and Edwards.

With fans all atwitter, Johnson turns the page - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"I've been able to put it behind me," Johnson said as the Bills began preparations for Sunday's game in Minnesota. "I haven't forgotten about it but I'm able to move on. I feel like I learned I'm not in control. I'm not in control of the situations, and I thought I was. I was getting to the point where I felt I was in control of every situation I was in."

Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson said he'll be able to move forward | Democrat and Chronicle
"I haven’t forgotten about it, but I’m going to move on from it," Johnson said regarding his dropped pass Sunday that cost the Bills a victory over Pittsburgh.

Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson looks forward | Democrat and Chronicle
"It has been a crazy few days for Stevie Johnson, but he said he's put it all behind him and is moving forward."

How I See It: AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Steve Johnson is falling while Kyle Williams is rising.

Kyle Williams in position for Pro Bowl - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham tries to figure out exactly what position Kyle Williams plays for the Bills.

Video: John Clayton's AFC East Huddle - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"He takes a look at how New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis might defend the New England Patriots' receivers, Jets kicker Nick Folk's struggles, Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne's bounce-back performance and Chan Gailey improving the culture for the Buffalo Bills."

Bills' WR Johnson Speaks For First Time Since Sunday - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"But even though he's moved on, the third-year wide receiver hasn't seen any replays of it, and couldn't bring himself to look at it during a film session with his teammates."

Shooter Now: 10,000 Vikings fans to be disguised as empty seats - TwinCities.com
"It will be interesting to see how many no-shows there will be Sunday at the Metrodome when the Minnesota Vikings and Buffalo Bills — two teams unlikely to make the playoffs — play at noon. An easy guess is about 10,000."

Jaguars see dramatic spike in attendance | ProFootballTalk
"The biggest drop in the AFC has occurred in Buffalo, where attendance is off 11.2 percent since last year."

Two Things with Bob Sansevere: Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey - TwinCities.com
Here is Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey with two answers.

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