ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 01: Jerome Harrison #36 of the Detroit Lions runs against Bryan Scott #43 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 1, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
Five players to watch - BuffaloBills.com
Chris Brown gives you his five depth players to watch, including the Bills' newest acquisition.
Bubble players get final audition for Bills - The Buffalo News
"There are quite a few guys that are sitting on that so-called bubble that we are trying to make a decision on this week," coach Chan Gailey said. "It will be vital for them to be able to go out, be able to play well and show that they can take it from the practice field to the game field."
Hard work pays off for Stevie - BuffaloBills.com
"Stevie Johnson sits down with Hannah Buehler to talk about his humble beginnings as a janitor for Jani-King, and how hard work and dedication helped him achieve his goals. "
Inside The Bills | Fitz can relate to T. Jack’s situation
"It is a tough time to come in because we are not going to start with the basic formation install with him," said Fitzpatrick. "We kind of start with the game plan next week so you end up doing a lot of memorization each week and he does not really have those fundamentals of the offense to fall back on. Like I said, I did it and it was not the easiest thing in the world. It seems like he is the kind of guy who is really going to work at it."
Inside The Bills | Wood: O-line still needs work
"It’s going to be valuable in the 10 plays we play to go out and build some confidence as well and also there are going to be a lot of guys getting reps there that are going to be on this team and probably play for us this year," said Wood. "So this last game is going to be a big one."
Inside The Bills | SI’s King predicts playoffs for Bills
"King has Buffalo finished second in the AFC East with a 9-7 record and qualifying for the AFC playoffs with the sixth and final seed."
Inside The Bills | How Tarvaris will be evaluated
"What you have to look at when you’re making a decision like this is potential," said head coach Chan Gailey. "That’s what you’re looking at. Do we think he can learn it eventually? Do we think that he can play in this system eventually? That’s the decision we’ll have to make because there’s not enough reps. There’s not going to be enough looks to make a clean decision. We’re going to have to make that decision about which direction to go."
Tarvaris Jackson talk with Seattle's KJR - The Buffalo News
"I joined Mitch Levy for his "Mitch in the Morning" show on Seattle's Sports Radio KJR on Tuesday morning to talk about the Bills' acquistion of former Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, as well as how the team might fare this year in the AFC East."
Marcus Easley candid in discussing roster battle - The Buffalo News
"If Easley were to make the 53-man roster, it would likely be based on potential – and the fear the team wouldn’t be able to sneak him onto the practice squad. Easley hasn’t struggled with drops for the most part in camp (although he did have one against the Steelers), it’s just that he hasn’t had as many opportunities as the receivers ahead of him, like Derek Hagan and Naaman Roosevelt. Easley also hasn’t looked as explosive as you’d like for a player with his size and speed."
WGR 550 - 5 Things To Watch For During Bills - Lions
"With so many different players needing a solid evening, here are five things to watch when the Bills take on the Lions Thursday night."
Final preseason game last chance for players to make the Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
"There are quite a few guys that are sitting on that so-called bubble that we are trying to make a decision on this week," Gailey said. "It will be vital for them to be able to go out, be able to play well and show that they can take it from the practice field to the game field."
Four questions for Week 4 of preseason - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"No. 3: Is Tarvaris Jackson ready?"
PFT Live: Will Bills feel comfortable at QB if Fitz goes down? | ProFootballTalk
"Mike Florio talks with Bills beat writer Tim Graham from the Buffalo News about the Bills’ restored faith in their back up QB situation."
Thigpen Gets His Chance | wgrz.com
"It is Thigpen's final shot to win the backup job, and the newly acquired Tarvaris Jackson will take over in the fourth quarter of Buffalo's game at Detroit on Thursday. Head coach Chan Gailey said Thigpen needs to have a good showing. 'Tyler needs to play and he needs to show what he has got. This is his shot and we will play Tarvaris at the end.'"
Aaron Schatz of FootballOutsiders.com Gives Thumbs Up to Bills
Listen to Aaron Schatz of FootballOutsiders.com.
Fantasy Football - Footballguys News Blogger
"Buffalo Bills QB Tarvaris Jackson took a paycut from $4 million to $1.75 million with hopes of staying with the team after his trade from the Seattle Seahawks."
Family Thankful for Team's Gift to a Huge Buffalo Bills Fan - YNN
"The girls decided to bury their father in a Bills jersey, with the autographed football tucked under his arm. As a new football season begins, Jim's family said they will continue to keep his house, a Bills house."