Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 5/28

OTAs - Day 3 - Good day for tight ends
"The QB rotation continued as all three top quarterbacks saw reps with the first team... Andra Davis is making the play calls in the defensive huddle... Chad Jackson and Steve Johnson ran first team WR with Lee Evans not in attendance... Michael Matthews had "a couple quality receptions."

Bills Roundup: OTA Day 3 Highlights (3:29) - BuffaloBills.com
Highlights from day three of OTAs as well as interviews with Ed Wang and his parents. Also some good highlights from 7 on 7 passing work.

Whitner likes extra work under Gailey : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"It seems Jauron's approach to training was like a weekend at Martha's Vineyard compared to new coach Chan Gailey's methods... Whitner added that over the last two days of OTAs, the Bills have installed more in their defensive playbook than they did all of last season."

OTA Recaps
Scott limited – Inside The Bills

"In addition to Marshawn Lynch and Aaron Schobel being absent, Lee Evans and Corey McIntyre were also not in attendance at Thursday’s voluntary workout."

Whitner up front about conditioning – Inside The Bills
"Even if we thought we were working hard before, it’s a lot harder now," said Whitner. "So it’s almost like a welcome to the NFL type of thing. The weight room its totally different thing from the way we lift, the style of lifting, the things we do, the running. It’s almost going back to college knowing how hard you work and running the gassers. That’s what it’s going to take for us to win everybody in top peak shape."

BillBoard: Whitner: Things too soft under Jauron
"Here's a transcript of some of what safety Donte Whitner had to say on Thursday which includes how things were too soft under former coach Dick Jauron, how the Bills are working harder under new coach Chan Gailey and how the team's strength and conditioning program and improved greatly."

Lynch a no-show for first set of Bills OTAs - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"It's just one of those things you know, as a professional, it's voluntary, but at the same time you want to be in the best situation as possible," Bills running back Fred Jackson said after Thursday's steamy workout.

Bills search for second WR | WIVB
Who’s going to win the job? Too soon to tell, according to the man who will make the decision. "I don't know who it's going to be right now, and I don't know how it's going to play out," Gailey says. "I've been in this business a long time, and I've been amazed before, so it's not smart on my part to make predictions."

A first look at the 2010 Bills team | WIVB.com
"John and Paul get a first look at the 2010 Buffalo Bills team and give their thoughts on the upcoming season as the Bills continue to practice and work with their new talent."

Whitner Says Gailey is More Demanding | WGRZ.com
"Bills safety Donte Whitner says it's a new era at One Bills Drive. Whitner didn't hold back when asked about how much more demanding Chan Gailey and his new staff are as opposed to Dick Jauron."

Inside Slant | Team Reports | NFL at CBSSports.com
Ryan Fitzpatrick and Trent Edwards discuss the new offense and the changes in terminology plus their QB competition.

Strategy and Personnel | Team Reports | NFL at CBSSports.com
A look at some of the notable offseason position battles.

Notes and Quotes | Team Reports | NFL at CBSSports.com
"The Bills are counting on left tackle Demetrius Bell and right guard Eric Wood to make it back from serious leg injuries and be ready for the season opener in September."

Despite saying otherwise, Lynch continues "Miss-Mode" : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran lays into Marshawn Lynch for being a no show essentially equating Lynch to being a "fraud" for his comments in the Mike Silver interview.

Player Profiles
Byrd Ready For A New Defense And A Big Year - WGR 550 SportsRadio

We know changing to a 3-4 defense is a major difference for the linemen and linebackers, but what about the safeties? Byrd said, "It effects it a little bit. This system there's a lot more calls and different things like that. The safeties are kind of interchangeable, you have a lot more responsibility so you have to be versatile and do a lot more stuff."

Wang the first draft choice to sign - BuffaloBills.com
"Just to get it all out of the way and show that I’m really here to focus on football that was my whole point," Wang told Buffalobills.com. "I’m really happy. So now I can really just focus on football and do what I have to do on the field." Wang's parents, Robert and Nancy, made the trip up to Buffalo to witness their son signing his first NFL contract.

Bills Focus: Exclusive Ed Wang 1 on 1 (3:29) - BuffaloBills.com
Ed Wang discusses his contract signing and his parents were there, too.

On the radar: Joique Bell - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham profiles Buffalo Bills UDFA RB Joique Bell.

Clay County Democrat: Professional Sports: NFL draft pick has Rector ties (05/26/10)
"Danny Batten, a sixth-round draft pick of the National Football League's Buffalo Bills, has two staunch supporters in Rector. The grandson of Gene and Brenda Batten of Rector, Batten has made a habit of surprising football "experts", making his way to the most popular professional sport in America from South Dakota State University in the relatively small Missouri Valley Conference."

New Regime Gives Parrish A Fresh Start | NFL Blog Blitz: Buffalo Bills
"I have a feeling that that [slot position] is Parrish's to lose, and from seeing what he has done in the past to change games, I hope he wins it."

Other Bills Links
YouTube - BYRD FLYIN HIGH

"Stevie Johnson aka Stevie Styles Salute To Jairus Byrd Over The Can't Feel My Face Lil Wayne Juelz Santana Birds Flyin High Instrumental."

Top 20 All-Time Bills Draft Picks: Joe Cribbs (#20) : Buffalo Sports Daily
BSD begins their series couting down the top 20 draft choices in Bills history in terms of value with Joe Cribbs.

Thursday Afternoon Quarterbacking with Gregg Easterbrook
Nick Mendola discussed the Buffalo Bills old and new plus the issue of relocation with ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback, Gregg Easterbrook who used to call Buffalo home.

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