Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 3/21

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05: Mark Anderson #95 of the New England Patriots reacts to a play in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bills host free agent DE Anderson - BuffaloBills.com
"A member of the 2006 draft class with Kyle Williams and Mario Williams, Anderson is also a former teammate of Buffalo’s newest pass rusher after playing for Houston in 2010 where he had four sacks in 12 games. Anderson is a former fifth-round pick of the Chicago Bears and has appeared in two Super Bowls, including Super Bowl XLVI this past season with the Patriots."

Inside The Bills | Why are they forgetting Brad Smith?
"I respect Peter King’s work a whole lot, but Buffalo signed Brad Smith in free agency last year to run some Wildcat, convert short yardage situations, play some receiver and return kicks. He also throws a better ball than Tebow."

Inside The Bills | Anderson’s arrival
"Here is free agent DE Mark Anderson arriving in Buffalo this evening (Tuesday) as he meets defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt with assistant defensive line coach William Inge right behind." You can see the sign for Tempo restaurant in the background.

Inside The Bills | More player recruiting?
"Knowing free agent visitor Mark Anderson is spending the night in Buffalo in anticipation of a scheduled Wednesday visit, one wonders if there is more recruiting by Bills players knowing there’s a former teammate of his on Buffalo’s roster."

Anderson would lessen draft pressure - The Buffalo News
"The Buffalo Bills could take most of the pass-rush pressure out of their draft plans if they add another free-agent defensive end. That's the possibility facing the Bills if they wind up signing free-agent Mark Anderson, who hit town tonight and is visiting with the Bills' coaches."

Bills To Host DE Anderson - WGR 550
"The report suggests that the Bills are looking for Anderson to play on third downs and possibly rotate on the right side of the D-Line with Chris Kelsay, Shawne Merriman and Alex Carrington."

Who is Buffalo's other defensive end? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"But who will fill the open spot opposite Mario Williams in Buffalo's new 4-3 defense? Here are the candidates:"

Free Agent Anderson Visits Bills | wgrz.com
"He's 6'4, 255 lbs and was drafted by the Bears in 2006. He played with Mario Williams in Houston in 2010 and had four sacks in 12 games. Anderson turns 29 in May. He's played in two Super Bowls including last year with the Patriots." Video of everyone's arrival at Tempo is here, too.

Bills & NFL Live Chat With Joe Buscaglia Tuesday At 7 PM - WGR 550
If you're so inclined, check out Joe Buscaglia's NFL Chat recap from last night. During the chat, news broke of Mark Anderson's visit.

Inside The Bills | Barnett back in town
"Barnett was back at the team facility getting a workout in. After talking to defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt yesterday it’s clear that Barnett will have a high impact role in the new defensive scheme."

Wannstedt: pass rush success will be collective - BuffaloBills.com
"The only way we can survive and be a top defense in the league in this system is with the guys up front. For that to happen you have to have players. We felt extremely good about our inside guys, and we’ve got some quality young backups that were first and second-year players that are only going to get a lot better."

Inside The Bills | Stevie works w/hip hop artist Game
"Stevie Johnson already has a reputation of breaking off rhymes at the drop of a hat, but he recently collaborated with Grammy nominated rapper Game to record vocals for a rap he wrote called ‘Run it Back.’" Check it out.

Mario Williams lures Buffalo Bills fans to buy tickets, seek jerseys | Democrat and Chronicle
When asked about that comparison, Brandon said, "It’s really church and state. It’s a mischaracterization of how that part of our business works, compared to the other end of our business, so we’ll just focus on trying to field the best team possible and trying to work within the salary cap that’s presented to us and just move from there."

Three Points | Three Point Stance | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
"No, I’m not advocating that. Tebow would be the clear-cut third-stringer, but as I said, he can be utilized in a Wildcat package that would be much more effective than anything Brad Smith did last year. And, think about how many more tickets the Bills would sell if they pulled off that deal."

Updated 2012 NFL Mock Draft - Mocking The Draft
Dan Kadar has the Bills going with OT Jonathan Martin at No. 10 overall. Michael Floyd falls to No. 22 overall.

Could an unexpected team land Tebow in a trade? - Mocking The Draft
Damond Talbot thinks the Bills are a great landing spot for Tim Tebow.

Roughriders ink two QBs | Football | London Free Press
"Brown, a 24-year-old Troy product, was a seventh-round pick of the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL Draft. He spent parts of the 2010 and 2011 season with the Bills before being released from their practice squad in September."

Spiller brings football camp to Clemson - TigerNet.com
"The former Clemson standout and current Buffalo Bills running back announced Tuesday that he would be holding a football camp in Clemson May 19th-20th, but he wanted his camp to be more than just about football."

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