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Rookie Minicamp - Day 1 - BuffaloBills.com
Naaman Roosevelt, Reggie Corner, and Leodis McKelvin had solid first days of minicamp. Check out BuffaloBills.com's coverage if you haven't.

Bills Roundup: Rookie Camp Day 1 Highlights (3:11) - BuffaloBills.com
Highlights from the first day of Bills rookie minicamp.

Bills coach Gailey keeps close eye on QB Brohm - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
"No matter where Brian Brohm(notes) was on the field Friday morning, Buffalo Bills first-year head coach Chan Gailey wasn’t far behind. Let the quarterback competition begin. Gailey focused much of his attention on Brohm during the 70-minute session."

Rookie Mini-camp
Rookie Mini-Camp - BuffaloBills.com

Photo Gallery from minicamp Day 1

Brown has a live arm – Inside The Bills
"Bills seventh-round pick Levi Brown put his abilities on display in the morning practice Friday and it’s evident he has a live arm."

McKelvin rolling – Inside The Bills
"The cornerback was back on the field off his fibula injury from last year for the first time Friday and has two INTs on the day."

Spiller speed is obvious – Inside The Bills
"Spiller’s ability to sharply cut away from traffic or zip through a hole was more impressive in person than it was on tape. Suffice to say it’s going to be fun watching this guy come September. And like I said, TV doesn’t do him justice."

BillBoard: UB's Roosevelt looks good
"Being an undrafted rookie, Naaman Roosevelt understands the importance of getting the coaches' attention immediately. He did just that with a good first day at the Buffalo Bills' minicamp for rookies as well as first- and second-year players."

Bills notebook: Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"We introduce a certain base, but we put in more than some teams might put in because I would like to challenge these guys mentally," he said after the Friday morning workout. "That's part of the process, too. How much can they retain from the classroom to the field? And that's one of the challenges that I've given these guys. It's incumbent upon them to go back at night and not just flip on the TV or go to a movie but to spend time in the playbook."

Bills give Brohm first audition : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"I'm not gonna lie, I did watch the draft," Brohm said. "I've watched it for probably the last five years, so it's nothing new for me to watch it. I'm a huge football fan. And I had a personal interest in what was going to happen. So I definitely watched it."

Buffalo Bills QB Brian Brohm eager to participate at rookie camp | Democrat and Chronicle
"It's different in that we don't have a guy like (Rodgers) here, it's an open competition and we're battling to be the No. 1 guy instead of the No. 2 guy," said Brian Brohm

Bills Don't Have A QB Depth Chart - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"There's not a first or a third right now," said Chan Gailey. "That's the situation. We're going to go to camp with it being an open deal and if you say that then it's got to be. You can't just say it and then get to camp and you've already got your mind made up or you stack it up a different way. To me, anybody's got a chance to win the job right now. And that's really the way it is. It's not just lip service."

Bills open rookie minicamp | WIVB.com
"I don’t feel any pressure," C.J. Spiller said after the morning workout. "There are a lot of guys that went in the first round on this team. The main thing is just coming in and learning. Like I said earlier, I think pressure is when you are unprepared. I did a great job last night preparing for today, learning what is going on."

Rookie camp observations | WIVB.com | Blogs
"We get just one chance to watch the Bills rookies and young players work out this weekend, and I took advantage of that Friday morning. Here are a couple of random observations from the 75-minute practice" from the Voice of the Bills, John Murphy.

wgrz.com | Buffalo, NY | Gailey Speaks to Media
Transcript from Chan Gailey's press conference.

wgrz.com | Buffalo, NY | Bills Brohm Eyes Starting Job in Open QB Competition
"Definitely I am. I think what coach says is what he's going to do... so it's a great opportunity for me. I just have to focus and myself and be the best player that I can be and not really worry about how the other guys are doing."

Mutcher embarks on NFL career - The Park Record
"Kyle Mutcher, a three-year varsity starter and all-state player for Park City High School's offensive line before becoming an All-American in Division I-AA at Weber State, was signed by the Bills on April 24 to a 3-year, $1 million contract." His first practice at rookie minicamp was yesterday.

Other Bills Links
For Troup every day is Mother's day - BuffaloBills.com

"Honestly, I treat every day like Mother’s Day," said Troup. "I make sure I call my mom and tell her I love her and I’m thankful for everything she does. I don’t treat one day any more special than the others."

Trent Edwards training – Inside The Bills
"Trent Edwards is sweating big time during a lot of these movements and exercises. Brees is a big proponent of this training regimen and still uses it. Edwards is now in offseason number two of doing the same." Video available.

AFC East's biggest draft busts - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Walt Patulski, Mike Williams, Tony Hunter, Terry Miller, and Perry Tuttle make the Bills biggest draft bust list. Tim Graham nailed it.

Byrd deserved top rookie award - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Defensive Rookie of the year Brian Cushing tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Jairus Byrd came in second. Tim Graham feel Byrd should have the award. (By the way I vividly remember having a conversation about Cushing on Rumblings where all people could talk about was that he looked like he was on steroids.)

NFL Blog Blitz: Buffalo Bills powered by SportsFanLive.com
"Linebacker Aaron Maybin was the Bills' first-round pick in 2009. Maybin, a first-team All-American at Penn State, was drafted 11th overall and appeared in all 16 games last season. He is projected to start at outside linebacker this season." NFL Blog Blitz interviewed him.

Redskins Add Draft to Linebacker Corps - Redskins.com
"The Redskins have signed veteran linebacker Chris Draft, the team announced on Friday."

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