Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 7/21

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 1: Chan Gailey, coach of the Buffalo Bills paces the sidelines during a game with the New England Patriots in the second half at Gillette Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bills Focus: Number Two QB Competition - BuffaloBills.com
"As training camp approaches, Chris Brown takes a look at the upcoming battle to see who will emerge as the backup QB to Ryan Fitzpatrick."

Chan Gailey: 2010 depth 'not even close' to now - The Buffalo News
"We were trying to find 53 players that we thought could help us win that first year. This year we may have to let some good football players go that we wouldn't even have thought about [releasing] two years ago."

#4 - What will be Shawne Merriman's role? - BuffaloBills.com
"It’s a question that’s been met with nothing but question marks from the time he was claimed off waivers by the Bills in the middle of the 2010 season. A compromised Achilles however, has never allowed expectations about what Shawne Merriman could do in Buffalo’s defense materialize. After a successful surgical repair of Merriman’s Achilles late last season it appears the opportunity to see just what kind of role the three-time Pro Bowl pass rusher might have will come to fruition."

Inside The Bills | Fitz’s first round
"The tournament is using the Stableford scoring system and Fitz is a -5 through 10 holes. The Bills QB is certainly enjoying himself."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 7-20
Marcus Easley, NFL roster limits and practice squads, Scott McKillop and linebacker depth, Fitzpatrick's improving accuracy, and Alex Carrington are all discussed in this week's feature.

Inside The Bills | Lee glad to have front row seat
"That competition between Vince and Tyler is going to be something special," Lee told Buffalobills.com. "It’ll be fun to watch."

Report: Bruce Smith joins concussion litigation - The Buffalo News
Fenno reported Smith's lawsuit was boilerplate but quoted the relevant part of the court document: "As a result of the head trauma suffered during his playing career, Bruce Smith suffers from symptoms associated with multiple traumatic brain injury and CTE."

Chan Gailey says Buffalo Bills deeper than ever - NFL.com
"Not even close," Gailey told The Buffalo News, comparing his roster to the 2010 squad. "(General manager) Buddy (Nix) and I laugh from time to time. It's a good laugh.

Bruce Smith joins concussion lawsuits | ProFootballTalk
"Currently, more than 110 lawsuits have been filed, by 2,770 players. Smith’s lawsuit includes 37 total players."

NFL Videos: N "if" L: What if Scott Norwood made his Super Bowl kick? - NFL.com
"04:04 – Dave Dameshek imagines a world where Scott Norwood is no longer a goat in Buffalo and where the Cowboys dynasty is bigger than anyone could ever dream. Animation courtesy of the fine folks at Bindledog." I think this is pretty good.

Breaking down: Bills and Sabres fans | Buffalo Wins
Have the Sabres begun to overtake the Bills in Buffalo?

Buffalo Bills Will Enter Training Camp Healthy - Buffalo Rumblings
"The Buffalo Bills will have all their players healthy at some point in training camp and most will be ready to go come Thursday morning's report time."

Buffalo Bills Have NFL's Seventh-Best Runners, Per SB Nation - Buffalo Rumblings
"Can you count six NFL running back situations that are better than the Buffalo Bills', with Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller leading the charge?"

Buffalo Bills Training Camp Battles, No. 3: Cornerback - Buffalo Rumblings
"The Buffalo Bills look primed to keep six cornerbacks on their opening day roster for the first time under head coach Chan Gailey."

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