Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 6/30

June 14, 2012; Florham Park, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow (15) throws a pass during minicamp at the Atlantic Health Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

Bills Focus: Ryan Fitzpatrick 1-on-1 Interview - BuffaloBills.com
"Chris Brown sits down with the Bills quarterback to talk about the benefit of having spring workouts this year, how much help he'll get from the defense, and the starting left tackle battle."

Jim Kelly rooting for Tim Tebow to wreck Jets - The Buffalo News
"No. 1, it wouldn't make me feel very good, the job security a little shaky," Kelly said. "But as a Buffalo Bills fan now, I hope there's so much turmoil during training camp. I hope Tebow plays great, he pushes Sanchez and all of a sudden the locker room's coming apart because you've got to remember they open with the Buffalo Bills first game of the season."

Bills Focus: Chris Spielman 1-on-1 Interview - BuffaloBills.com
"The former Bills linebacker talks with Chris Brown about Buffalo's improved defensive unit, comparing this team to the teams he played on, and what it will take for the Bills to succeed."

Spielman: Postseason possible for Bills - BuffaloBills.com
"I think what the Bills have done in the free agent market is comparable to what the Bills did in a pair of offseasons in ’95 and ’96," said Spielman. "The Bills brought in Mario Williams, well the year before I came to the Bills they brought in Bryce Paup. When you have Bryce Paup on one side and Bruce Smith on the other side that puts a lot of pressure on an offense. And both of those guys fed off each other."

#25 - Which rookies will contribute early? - BuffaloBills.com
"The Bills addressed some key team needs and added some much needed depth to their roster with their 2012 draft class. This has a lot of people optimistic about the rookies’ chances."

Inside The Bills | Spielman’s choice easier than Mario’s
"Money obviously was a factor, let’s not kid ourselves," said Spielman. "But it has to be a fit too or you’ll be miserable. And if you’re miserable then you won’t live up to your commitment to your teammates and the team and the city. But he obviously saw promise and believed in what they’re doing and believed in the coaching staff."

Inside The Bills | C.J. and Bills setting lofty goals
"Every year we expect to win and make the playoffs and make a run, but we don’t just want to make the playoffs, we’re trying to get to the Super Bowl," said Spiller. "Why get to the playoffs if you’re not trying to win the Super Bowl? That’s the ultimate and that’s what we talk about is being champions. If you’re not trying to be a champion as we say, ‘You’re in the wrong business.’"

Inside The Bills | Faith in Fitz
"Without a doubt. He’s a great quarterback, very smart," said Spiller. "We just have to give him time to throw the football and he can pick defenses apart. Of course he’s not a big name like Tom Brady or Peyton Manning, but I’ll play for that guy every Sunday because I know he’s going to lay it on the line. I know when me or Fred are making a cutback run and Fitz is out there trying to make a cut block on a D-lineman or a cornerback, when your starting quarterback is going out and doing stuff like that you have to go to battle for him."

Inside The Bills | ’96 Bills & ’12 Bills a comparison
"With Chris Spielman telling Buffalobills.com he sees some similarities with respect to the 2012 Bills and the team he signed up to join in free agency back in 1996 we thought we’d take a look at where that 10-6 team in ’96 finished up and what kind of season the 2012 Bills are coming off of a season ago to see if we can gauge just how similar they might be."

Inside The Bills | Fitz’s accuracy trending up
"My accuracy this offseason is higher than it’s been in my whole NFL career," Fitzpatrick told Buffalobills.com. (David Lee) charts everything. He charts when we’re throwing one-on-one, team and even on air. He’s making sure that I’m getting the most out of everything. You see it in the numbers now and hopefully it translates to one the field as well."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 6-29
Chris Brown answers questions on which side Mario Williams will rush from, Leodis McKelvin's prospects, T.J. Graham's future, his biggest positional concerns, and a possible increase in forced turnovers.

Early line: Buffalo underdog in only seven games - The Buffalo News
"So let's take a gander at LVSC's lines for the first 15 Bills games. We'll see they are favored to win eight of them and likely would be for the game that's off the board, too. Based on the line for opening day against the New York Jets at the Meadowlands, the rematch in Ralph Wilson Stadium likely would be a pick game or have the Bills a slight favorite."

Jim Kelly questions Tebow's fit with Jets - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"I hope there's so much turmoil during (Jets) training camp," Kelly said.

Poll Friday: AFC East rushing leader - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Fred Jackson of the Buffalo Bills was on a tear last year before a season-ending leg injury. Jackson, 31, is out to prove he still has a lot left in the tank. Will he lead the AFC East in rushing this season?" He's leading the poll.

Jim Kelly hopes Tim Tebow sparks 'turmoil' on New York Jets | FOX Sports
"Me, if I was a general manager or a president or the owner of a team, I would not have done that unless I would have gotten rid of Sanchez."

Jim Kelly hoping for Jets QB controversy with Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow - NY Daily News
"Kelly added he would hate to be in Sanchez’s shoes, knowing that the first time the Jets’ fourth-year QB throws an interception or fumbles away a key possession, the legendary fickle Gang Green fans will be praying for Tebow to take the field."

Tim Tebow-Mark Sanchez duo is trouble, Jim Kelly says - NFL.com
"The delicious sidenote: The Jets open at home against the Bills. Huge, looming date on the calendar. Don't expect to learn much in preseason about the Sanchez-Tebow dynamic. Week 1 -- at MetLife Stadium, in front of a wild sea of green -- is your acid test."

NFL Network Top 100 Players: Fred Jackson The Only Bill - Buffalo Rumblings
"That's it. One Bill. Let's not pretend that we expected the list to be riddled with a dozen players in Buffalo, but there were certainly worthy candidates. Mario Williams and Kyle Williams come to mind, for starters."

Buffalo Bills "Close To Being A Super Bowl Team," Says C.J. Spiller - Buffalo Rumblings
Matt Warren takes a closer look at C.J. Spiller's comments, examining the Bills' record against playoff and Super Bowl teams.

Buffalo Bills, T.J. Graham Have Four Weeks To Hammer Out Contract - Buffalo Rumblings
With training camp beginning soon, the Bills have one major contract still unaccounted for.

Buffalo Bills' Torell Troup An Enigma Entering Third Season - Buffalo Rumblings
"Things only went downhill for Troup from there, and he now enters his third pro season with more to prove than any other Buddy Nix draft pick to date."

Buffalo Bills' Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Image, Leadership Questioned - Buffalo Rumblings
"I like it when QBs take care of their appearance and project a CEO image. I don't want a 'sloppy' looking leader," Jeremiah wrote. "Fitzpatrick led the NFL in int's last year. When I see his Woodstock beard, it reminds me of his 'sloppy' play."

Latest NFL-To-L.A. Report Lists Four Relocation Candidates; Buffalo Bills Not Included - Buffalo Rumblings
"Four teams are specifically mentioned by Farmer in the report as candidates for relocation. The Buffalo Bills are not among the teams; instead, Farmer names the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars as the candidates, though he provides wiggle room in his wording. (It's safe to say that the Bills, as they exist today, have no interest whatsoever in joining the pool of candidates.)"

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