Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 4/3

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Fred Jackson #22 of the Buffalo Bills warms up during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on November 20, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Owen to lead Bills community relations department - BuffaloBills.com
"The Buffalo Bills announced that Mary Owen, Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning, will oversee the Bills Community Relations Department. She will work closely with Vice President of Community Relations Gretchen Geitter in the team’s efforts to support the region through its many community outreach programs and philanthropy."

Inside The Bills | Fred tops in RB pass blocking
"Fred was ranked first in the league in 2011 in pass blocking efficiency. In 83 pass blocking snaps, Jackson did not give up a single sacks, QB hit or hurry giving him a 100 rating. Scroll down to see the pass blocking efficiency list’s top 10 from 2011."

Nike unveils new NFL uniforms - BuffaloBills.com
"New Era, the new official NFL licensee for all head gear, launched their new NFL product line over the weekend on April 1st. Tuesday is Nike’s turn as the new licensee for uniform and clothing apparel unveils their uniforms for all 32 NFL clubs in a major unveiling in Manhattan. Bills safety George Wilson will be representing the Bills as a player from each NFL team will be on hand to don the new on field attire."

2012 NFL Draft: Cornerback Preview - BuffaloBills.com
Taking a closer look at the cornerbacks available in this year's draft.

Inside The Bills | A cornerback synopsis 1st 3 rounds
"Bills GM Buddy Nix believes in this era of air it out football you should draft a cornerback every year. In a draft class where the depth at corner is especially good between rounds two and four here’s a synopsis on the talent that should come off the board in that range from ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay."

Inside The Bills | Latest mock staying OT for Bills
Reily Reiff is Chad Reuter's pick for the Bills at ten. Nobody seems to be happy about that.

Inside The Bills | George Wilson appearance
"Wilson will be at McFadden’s, the popular game day headquarters of the New York City Bills Backers. It’s located at 800 2nd Avenue (at 42nd St.) in Manhattan from 6:30 pm to ? The Bills safety is in New York as part of the unveiling of the league’s new Nike uniforms."

Owen has new responsibilities - The Buffalo News
"Owen currently oversees the Bills Toronto initiative in addition to serving as a senior adviser to ownership. She is a member of the NFL's International and Super Bowl Advisory committees. She also serves on the board of trustees for NFL Charities and as the executive director of the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation and president of the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation. Owen is in her 15th year with the Bills."

Todd McShay: OT Riley Reiff is not elite - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"It's interesting. There is a lot of depth in the first round. You've got one elite offensive tackle in [Matt] Kalil. Then there is a drop off. Then there are a group of different guys that can fit holes. I think Riley Reiff is never going to be elite, but he's always going to be solid coming out of Iowa. Cordy Glenn is a right tackle prospect. Jonathan Martin needs to get stronger and is maybe not ready to step in and be a good starter at left tackle now, but he has the potential to be."

AFC East mock draft recap - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Bills fans in our AFC East community wanted Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd at No. 10. But we took the best player available at a more important position: left tackle. Reiff edged Floyd on our final board, and we stayed true to it. Buffalo needs someone to protect quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's blindside. The Bills played three different players at left tackle last year. The result was inconsistent pass protection, hurt ribs and shaky play by Fitzpatrick. Reiff was coached up very well at Iowa and has the look of an NFL-ready starter. Buffalo can add to its receiving corps later in the draft."

Updating AFC East salary cap - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Buffalo entered the offseason with a ton of cap room and spent it primarily on its pass-rush. Defensive end Mario Williams became the highest-paid player in Bills history with $100 million contract and fellow defensive end Mark Anderson also reportedly got $27.5 million. Bills general manager Buddy Nix says the team will spend to the cap this offseason. They still have room to make more signings. But all of the top free agents are gone."

Andre Reed & Cornelius Bennett Among Those Snubbed By Hall of Fame - Buffalo Rising
"I mean, there were some monster ballers on some of those past Buffalo squads, especially in the early 90s and though you may know the Hall of Famers like Kelly, Thomas, and Smith, there are too many others that just don't get the recognition they deserve. Well kids, I'm going to just have to tell you about a few, as before the Bills go forward with what may come in 2012, there surely needs to be a nod to those who came before."

Bills New Draft Targets Post Free Agency | Buffalo Wins
"Since Buffalo aggressively attacked and upgraded a massive need via free agency, it removed them out of a "box" for the tenth pick. Since the Williams and Anderson signing, I did some reading and additional research on who the Bills should and may target a month from now. Here are three players I think the Buffalo Bills will take a serious look at with the number ten pick:"

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