Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 6/29

June 19, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams (94) does a drill during the Bills minicamp at the Ralph Wilson Stadium practice field. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE

Inside The Bills | Pass rush makes great anticipators
"What makes Ed Reed so great is in the defense he plays with the kind of rush they have the quarterback gets one look," said Catavolos using the Ravens Pro Bowl safety as an example. "So if the quarterback is looking left he can break that way. He’s getting older so he’s playing zone really deep now, but three or four years ago when the quarterback looked to his left, Reed would be breaking to his (own) right. "

Kelly's message keeps campers coming back - The Buffalo News
"What’s special about it is just what the kids get out of it," Kelly said. "To enjoy themselves, number one. But also for the young kids to learn about the fundamentals, that to get better, you have to start doing things the right way early on. Developing bad habits early in life, on the field or off the field, sticks with you. With the older ones, I try to prepare them for life after sports. There are so many things that can get them in trouble. We really try to instill in their minds the right things, the positive things."

Week 5 Bills-49ers game to Kickoff at 4:25 pm - BuffaloBills.com
"In researching the kickoff time shift, the NFL analyzed games from the 2009-11 seasons and found that 44 games required part of the audience to be switched to a mandatory doubleheader game kickoff," read the NFL release on the time changes. "With a 4:25 PM ET kickoff time, that number that would have been reduced by 66 percent to only 15 games."

Inside The Bills | Herm picks Bills as AFC Wild Card
"They will battle the Jets in my opinion as a Wild Card team in this division. I think New England is still good enough to win the division. I think the Bills have a chance with their schedule to win nine games and maybe get into the playoffs."

He scored Bills' 1st Super Bowl TD, now suing them - The Buffalo News
"Paul Anderson, an attorney who runs ConcussionLitigation.com, reported the lawsuit broke new ground. Anderson counted 93 previous concussion-related lawsuits against the NFL, but none of them singled out a particular club."

Poll: Will the Buffalo Bills reach the playoffs? - The Buffalo News
By a 4-to-1 margin, Buffalo fans think the Bills will make the playoffs.

NFL schedule change affects one Bills game - The Buffalo News
"The Bills' other later starts are 4:05 p.m. in Week 6 against the Arizona Cardinals and Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks and their only primetime game in Week 11 against the Miami Dolphins."

ESPN predicts Buffalo headed to playoffs - The Buffalo News
"ESPN polled 22 analysts about the five teams that will make the playoffs this year after not getting in last year. The Bills were a consensus pick to qualify for the tournament."

Fantasy focus: Beware of AFC East QBs - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Fitzpatrick, Sanchez and Moore have too many questions to lead your fantasy team. For example, Fitzpatrick is too streaky and throws too many interceptions. Yes, he played with injured ribs late in the year. But Fitzpatrick has yet to put together a full year of good football."

Jim Kelly insists Ryan Fitzpatrick 'has to play better' - NFL.com
"He has to play better and I think he knows it," Kelly said. "He doesn't need me to tell him that. I'll tell you what though, I'm more excited about this year than any of the last 10 years, at least. I know that."

C.J. Spiller: Bills close to being Super Bowl team - NFL.com
"We split with New England. We had the Giants on the ropes. We are close to being a Super Bowl team," Spiller told NFL Sirius XM Radio on Thursday. "We have to protect the ball."

Crystal Fire starter, property owners to pay $3M settlement | The Coloradoan
"The other NFL players in the lawsuit include Erik Pears, a former player for CSU and the Denver Broncos who is now an offensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills." Pears was one of the property owners with a few other NFL players.

Stock watch: Super Bowl odds | National Football Post
"Buffalo Bills (Open: 60/1, Current: 35/1): Two years after backing up the dump truck and unloading against the Bills, my tune has changed significantly. These guys have what it takes (talent, schedule) to make a run at ten wins. Will they get there? That’s up to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick."

Fantasy Football Sharks - 2012 IDP Rankings: Defensive Tackles
Kyle Williams is fourth and Marcell Dareus seventh among defensive tackles.

2012 Buffalo Bills: Fantasy Football Preview - Buffalo Rising
"Healthy, deep, and looking for their first winning season since 2004, or maybe even their first playoffs since 1999, the Bills are a team on the rise, perhaps armed with some fantasy weapons. Here, then, is a quick breakdown of what you can expect should you draft members of the Bills for your 2012 fantasy team."

Buffalo Bills' Rian Lindell And Kicking From Distance - Buffalo Rumblings
Aaron Lowinger's inaugural front page post examines Rian Lindell's accuracy from greater than 40 yards.

Buffalo Bills Re-Watch: On Stevie Johnson's Route-Running - Buffalo Rumblings
Brian Galliford attempts "within the limits of our current medium (and focusing solely on Johnson) - to explain what this means after the jump. Fair warning: this will be a lot like trying to explain the comings and goings of a knuckleball with a few screenshots."

Discussion: What's The Buffalo Bills' Second-Strongest Unit? - Buffalo Rumblings
What group of Buffalo Bills come after the defensive line in your view?

NFL Coaches On The Hot Seat: Where Does Chan Gailey Rank? - Buffalo Rumblings
"After the jump, I'll look at eight coaches - representing a quarter of the league - that are on the hot seat. Yes, Gailey is among that group."

Poll: Quantifying Buffalo Bills Coach Chan Gailey's Perceived Job Security - Buffalo Rumblings
Most Bills fans don't think the Bills head coach will lose his job after the 2012 season. What do you think?

Bills DT Marcell Dareus' Larger Than Life Personality - Buffalo Rumblings
"Dareus was bugged for the Bills' Christmas Eve tilt against Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, and he comes across as fierce competitor, a goofball, a great teammate, and an overgrown kid."

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