Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 11/27

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Stevie Johnson called out his head coach's play calling on Sunday. Read how he changed his tune on Monday and how the rest of the team reacted.

Defensive playmakers step forward - BuffaloBills.com
"The Bills held Indianapolis to 312 total yards of offense and just 13 points."

Stevie amends comments about play calling - BuffaloBills.com
"The intent was more so the audibles," said Johnson Monday. "I didn’t mean changing play calling duties and all that. I may have said it, but what I meant to say was audible and giving Fitz the ability to audible a little more." Sure you did, Stevie.

Chan Gailey: "We've taken a step back in some areas" - BuffaloBills.com
The Bills head coach discusses the frustration - with players speaking out, the team's record, tickets remaining for games - and much more from the game against the Colts and moving forward.

Ryan Fitzpatrick: "It's frustrating to turn on the film" - BuffaloBills.com
Fitzpatrick talks about calling his own plays, expectations, the playoffs, and more.

Stevie Johnson: "I'm ready to move on to the Jaguars" - BuffaloBills.com
Media: "We are not."

C.J. Spiller: "I know what I can do as a player " - BuffaloBills.com
Questions on the playoffs and being a "speed back" are shot at Spiller.

C.J. Spiller Monday Press Conference - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"Bills running back talks about the Colts game, the struggles of the offense and his thoughts on where the team is in the standings."

Chan Gailey Monday Update - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"The Bills head coach talks about Stevie Johnson's comments, the Bills struggles on offense, and the running back workload."

Ryan Fitzpatrick Monday Press Conference - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"Bills running back talks about the Colts game, the struggles of the offense and his thoughts on where the team is in the standings."

Stevie Johnson Monday Press Conference - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"Bills running back talks about the Colts game, the struggles of the offense and his thoughts on where the team is in the standings."

Inside The Bills | McIntyre fortunate
"Better than we thought," said Gailey of McIntyre’s condition coming out of the game. "It could have been a lot worse. There’s a good chance for this week that he’ll get to practice."

Inside The Bills | Kelsay update
"Not good. He had a recurrence of that neck strain and he may miss some time," said Gailey.

Inside The Bills | Defensive snap counts
"Here are the defensive snap counts from Sunday’s game in Indianapolis courtesy of ProFootballFocus in order of greatest to least."

Inside The Bills | Snap counts from Sunday
"Of Spiller’s 29 snaps he was asked to block on pass plays four times. Of Jackson’s 32 snaps he was asked to block on pass plays 11 times."

Inside The Bills | How Colts neutralized Bills screen game
"That one D-lineman he grabbed me right there and they were looking for it," said C.J. Spiller.

Inside The Bills | Forgoing long FG has been made before
"For his career, Lindell is 11-21 on 50-plus yard field goal attempts (52.4%)."

Inside The Bills | Players prepared to fight to the end
Nick Barnett and Fred Jackson aren't giving up. Good for them.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Mutiny On Offense?
After speaking with Ryan Fitzpatrick on his radio show yesterday morning, Howard Simon penned this article looked at Stevie Johnson's play-calling comments.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Gailey Not Focusing On His Job Status
"If you go by the numbers, Gailey is sixth worst in Bills history." Behind Gregg Williams, though Williams inherited a team that had more recently been to the playoffs.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Johnson Backtracks
"The intent was more so the audibles. I didn’t mean changing play calling duties and all that. I may have said it, but what I meant to say was audible and giving Fitz the ability to audible a little more."

QBR: Ryan Tannehill edges Tom Brady - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Ryan Fitzpatrick earned a putrid score this week.

AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Chan Gailey's stock is falling despite Mario Williams' rising.

Seven-step drop: Chan Gailey's future - AFC East Blog - ESPN
James Walker thinks Chan Gailey has to "win a majority of the remaining games" to keep his job. He also discusses Stevie Johnson's comments saying Fitzpatrick has no option to audible. So there's that, I guess.

Maurice Jones-Drew injury: Jaguars RB likely out vs. Bills - Big Cat Country
"The Jacksonville Jaguars have been without running back Maurice Jones-Drew since he injured his foot against the Oakland Raiders and likely will be without him once again against the Buffalo Bills."

Bills vs. Colts 2012: Buffalo defense plays well in defeat - SBNation.com
"The Colts are fifth in the NFL with an average of 386 total yards per game; against Buffalo, they managed just 312. They were also limited to 4.5 yards per play by the Bills, which is nearly a yard below their season average."

Bills vs. Colts, Week 12: Strong defense key for Indianapolis win - SBNation.com
"The Indianapolis Colts rode a strong defensive performance to a win on Sunday, beating the Buffalo Bills 20-13."

ReFo: Bills @ Colts, Week 12 | ProFootballFocus.com
Good stuff from PFF includes: "Cordy Glenn and Chris Hairston combined to surrender 10 total pressures, or two-thirds of the pressure the Bills gave up all game."

Pile-Up: Give It Up, Chan! ~ The Buffalo Rockpile
Tom Lowe writes that Chan Gailey should give up playcalling.

Two incidents raise questions about Bills’ ejection practices - The Buffalo News
This article is about what the Bills should attempt to do when they eject or turn a fan away for drunkenness or other offenses.

Gailey's message is a tough sell - The Buffalo News
Is this Bills team improving? Can they win five in a row to get to 9-7?

Stevie in middle of play-calling controversy - The Buffalo News
He "revamped" his comments, but does that mean what he said on Sunday was wrong or emotional but correct?

Buffalo Bills lacking common sense - Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana calls for Ralph Wilson to "sell his toy".

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