Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 6/23

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 03: Professional football player Marcell Dareus attends ESPN The Magazine's "NEXT" Event on February 3, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN)

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 6-22
Chris Brown shares his thoughts on Kyle Williams being ready to go by training camp, how the running back position will shake out, how Marcus Easley fits in at wide receiver, what we can expect from Shawne Merriman, and the quarterback depth chart.

Marcell Dareus ready to be a star for Buffalo Bills - NFL.com
"After an understandably slow start as a rookie, Bills DT Marcell Dareus is primed for an explosive campaign, Gregg Rosenthal writes."

Inside The Bills | Some honorable mentions
"There were some close calls with our Minicamp-OTA awards that we handed out today (Friday) with the spring workouts now over and done with. So here are a few honorable mentions from the May-June practices of players that had some encouraging play."

Inside The Bills | A compelling look at T.O. now
"As profiled in a lengthy but compelling piece in Grantland, Owens is finding life difficult. Here are some of the more notable comments from Owens in a well written piece by Michael Mooney."

At 28, Shawne Merriman at peace with backup role - The Buffalo News
"It's not about accepting it," Merriman told me Thursday afternoon at One Bills Drive. "I'll never accept anything. My biggest thing is being ready and whenever my name is called to know mentally what I'm doing and physically being able to do it."

Expectations carry Bills into summer break - YNN
"We feel like we've got a lot to prove. We've made some good moves in the offseason, and that's all it is, is moves," said running back Fred Jackson. "We have to come out and go play football and we know that. We've got some valuable pieces added that are looking forward to come in and contribute, so we want to go out and make a splash this year."

John Potter taking the right steps to become Bills' kickoff specialist | MLive.com
"What would be great is that if John was able to become the kickoff guy we could count on and get 70 percent touchbacks out of him and let him develop as a field goal kicker and maybe somewhere down the line when Rian Lindell is through that he’ll be able to take over. That would be the ideal thing."

Positive early signs for D-line - The Buffalo News
"It is still early to me," Anderson said. "We still have a lot of work to do. We still have a lot of different assignments and stuff to learn. It is looking good. Everything is looking on the upside of things, but we still have a long way to go."

Healthy Veterans To Shuffle Lineups At Buffalo Bills Training Camp - Buffalo Rumblings
"Four key veterans that missed team activities in June will have a noticeable effect on the depth chart later this summer."

Buffalo Bills Stadium Upgrades Could Be Partly Funded By Team, League - Buffalo Rumblings
"The local taxpayers may not have to foot the entire bill for renovations to Ralph Wilson Stadium."

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