Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News And Notes, 11/16

Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE

The Buffalo Bills beat the Miami Dolphins 19-14 on Thursday Night Football, and have a chance to exit Week 11 in second place in the AFC East as a result.

Late takeaways seal Bills win over Dolphins - BuffaloBills.com
"The defense played outstanding," said head coach Chan Gailey. "They did an unbelievable job. One score (allowed). They just did a super job."

Bills Roundup: Defense Comes Up Big In 19-14 Win - BuffaloBills.com
A snazzily clad Chris Brown recaps the Buffalo Bills' 19-14 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Bills’ defense slams door on Dolphins - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan writes: "The Buffalo Bills' defense lives."

Buffalo Bills return to winning ways | Democrat and Chronicle
"There wasn't a whole lot that was artistic about it, but when you're 3-6 and the relevance of your season is on the line, style points don't matter."

Bills beat Dolphins with special teams - Toronto Sun
"Who needs an offensive touchdown? Not the Buffalo Bills."

Bills' D finally shows in 19-14 win over Dolphins - Yahoo! Sports
John Wawrow writes for the AP: "It might be time to consider calling off the search party for Mario Williams and the Buffalo Bills' long-lost defense."

Dolphins vs. Bills game recap: Special teams power Buffalo past Miami, 19-14 - SBNation.com
"Leodis Mckelvin's punt return and Rian Lindell's four field goals were enough for the Bills to top the Dolphins."

Dolphins Drop Third Straight, Lose to Buffalo 19-14 - The Phinsider
Dolphins fans are sad.

Jairus Byrd: "It was a must-win" - BuffaloBills.com
Byrd fielded a few questions following his big performance.

C.J. Spiller: "We were able to get some flow going" - BuffaloBills.com
Spiller spoke with reporters following his 130-yard performance.

Ryan Fitzpatrick: "We let them hang around" - BuffaloBills.com
Along with his head coach, Fitzpatrick lamented the team's continued red zone struggles.

Chan Gailey: "I thought this was something to build on" - BuffaloBills.com
The first line of Gailey's opening statement? "Before you all start with the negatives, there are some positives."

Inside The Bills | Kyle Williams hoping elbow is minor
Said Williams after the game: "I thought I broke my arm." He played the rest of the game like a boss.

Quarterly Report: Bills 19, Dolphins 14 - The Buffalo News
A quarter-by-quarter breakdown of Buffalo's win really didn't get too hairy until the final stanza.

Tim Graham’s Report Card: Turnovers, punt return TD enable Bills to fry Fish - The Buffalo News
Tim's lowest grade goes to the pass offense (no surprise), while his highest grade goes to the pass defense.

Jerry Sullivan: Win has the feel of mission regained - The Buffalo News
Sully spends the first four paragraphs of this one complaining about games being played on Thursdays. This is why he's paid the big bucks.

Bills notebook: McKelvin’s return gets The Ralph rocking - The Buffalo News
Jay Skurski and Tim Graham jot down some miscellaneous notes from the win, including the awesome military-themed events pre-game and during halftime.

Wrap-up: Bills 19, Dolphins 14 - ESPN AFC East Blog
James Walker says the Bills "showed the inability to finish at home against a mediocre Miami team," even though that's exactly what they did.

Leo Roth: Buffalo Bills' C.J. Spiller shines in spotlight | Democrat and Chronicle
Leo Roth was impressed with C.J. Spiller's performance in prime time. (I thought he could've been a lot better, myself.)

Maiorana's Musings: Kudos to the Buffalo Bills' defense | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal does his post-game brain dump like only Sal can.

HAMILTON: Nothing Bad From Me - WGR 550
It's been ages since I've done Web Rumblings. Glad to see WGR has hired Mr. Hamilton an editor.

Sideline Reactions: Bills 19 - Dolphins 14 - WGR 550
Joe Buscaglia writes: "The game should have been a runaway. It should have been a statement game - especially considering how dominant their defense was against a terribly inefficient offense."

Pitoniak: Bills D answers the call - RochesterHomePage.net
Scott Pitoniak's report card from last night looks like mine did throughout college.

Immediate Reactions: Buffalo Bills 19, Miami Dolphins 14 | NickMendola.com
Nick Mendola's post-game mind dump starts off with a little Tashard Choice catharsis.

Byrd's big plays gives Bills big lift - BuffaloBills.com
Byrd recorded a fumble recovery and an interception against Miami. He now has four picks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries this season.

Inside The Bills | McKelvin hitting all-time marks
"If you were late to the game then you missed it," said McKelvin of his return TD Thursday night. "That is all I have to say."

Concrete repairs at stadium estimated to cost $4 million - The Buffalo News
"Repairing the deteriorated concrete at 39-year-old Ralph Wilson Stadium will cost $4 million to $5 million in order to keep the stadium in shape for the next 10 to 15 years, an engineering study has concluded."

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