Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 9/19

Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

PFT Live: Spiller finally exceeding expectations? | ProFootballTalk
"Fantasy stud C.J. Spiller of the Buffalo Bills joins Mike Florio on PFT Live and discusses how he is averaging over 10 yards per carry so far this season, why he has exploded during his third year in the league, if the offensive line can sustain its success now that the unit is healthy, how he prepares himself for a big game, and what his future holds when RB Fred Jackson returns from a knee injury."

Nelson prepares for surgery - The Buffalo News
"Without a doubt was the hardest part of this yet. You get put on IR and they put you in the press box, so you're not even on the field," he said. "You can't feel the emotion, you can't celebrate with your teammates. It's devastating, it really is, because you put so much work in. Coming into the season you do so much and then to only get three quarters of play, and now I've got to sit there and watch."

AP: Bills defensive line showing some oomph - BuffaloBills.com
"The first game was bad,'' Williams acknowledged. "But I think we knew we could do it. We knew the players that we had. And we just had to go out and do it.''

Bills DE Williams unveils new cereal: 'MariO's' - BuffaloBills.com
"Williams unveiled 'MariO's,'' a honey toasted oats cereal named after him on Tuesday. 'Cool,' as Williams says it is to have his picture on a cereal box, more important to him is donating all of his proceeds to a Buffalo charity supporting children with cancer, and their families."

Wannstedt: Defense Will Be More Physical - BuffaloBills.com
Dave Wannstedt, Justin Rogers, and NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah shared their thoughts on the Bills last night. Listen here.

Mario Williams and Tops unveil MariO's - VIDEO - BuffaloBills.com
"MariO's are on the shelves exclusively at Tops, and 100% of the proceeds benefit Carly's Club."

Inside The Bills | Don’t forget about Fred
"We’ve got plenty of weapons," Eric Wood told Buffalobills.com. "And the good thing, is we’re going to get Fred back. I don’t know when, but that will be valuable. People get dinged up in this league, and we’re going to need him. If we’re going to make a run down the stretch, we need a guy like Fred on our team."

Bills could see expanded slate in Toronto | ProFootballTalk
"Bills fans won’t like it, but it’s a far better outcome than the Bills moving away entirely. And that’s the ongoing value of regionalizing the team. After team founder Ralph Wilson passes (he’ll be 94 next month), the franchise will be sold. And the new owner will need to be able to crunch the numbers in a way that makes staying put make sense."

Mario Williams' 'MariO's' cereal hits store shelves | The Buffalo News
"The biggest thing is not being on the cereal box, it’s the opportunity and the chance to give back to those who need help," Williams said at the press conference, according to the Associated Press. "My father was actually diagnosed two years ago with colon cancer, so I definitely know what it’s like to go through with a family member having cancer."

Browns preview with Cleveland PD's Tom Reed | The Buffalo News
"Reed also talked with me about rookie running back Trent Richardson, the impact former Bills coach Dick Jauron has had on Cleveland's defense and whether rookie linebacker Tank Carder has made a difference for the Browns."

Gailey believes C.J. Spiller can handle more carries | The Buffalo News
Spiller is tied for 17th in rushing attempts, at 29. He's got 34 overall touches through the first two weeks, almost evenly distributed (16 in the first week, 18 in the second). He's turned those into an NFL-leading 292 rushing yards and another 72 receiving.

WGR 550 - Eye In The Sky - Week 2 - Cordy's Big Day
Jeremy White does a great job of breaking down the four or five Cordy Glenn plays from Sunday. The guy was legit.

WGR 550 - Many Of The Bills Have The Same Demeanor.
Chris Kelsay builds on each week and takes it with him, "Really I think the best thing that happened to us maybe was the first game against New York. It definitely didn’t turn out the way we’d foreseen it and expected it to turn out, but we worked hard all week, prepared hard and we transferred it to the field on Sunday and if we can do that and continue to do that, have a sense of urgency all week, then there’s good things in store for this team."

WGR 550 - SCHOPP: Helpless
"Spare me the Toronto defense, that corporate money and regionalism are necessary to the Bills' financial welfare. They are not. What's not accounted for anyway in these analyses is the blood they've drawn from the fans here over the years. How much is it worth to sell your soul?"

Week 2 Thoughts | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
"There were a lot of things to love about the Bills’ 35-17 victory over the hapless Kansas City Chiefs. Here are a few that are on my mind:"

NFL: Week 2 knee-jerk reactions - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Spiller is a stud and it's been that way since the end of last season. He just needed playing time. The injury to Fred Jackson will actually help Buffalo in the short term, because Spiller is in his prime and ready to light it up. When Jackson comes back, he should be Spiller's backup for the rest of the season."

Power Rankings: Patriots fall, Dolphins up - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills (1-1) didn't get much respect after crushing the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday. Buffalo improved two spots. The Jets dropped just one spot after a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers."

Sanchez-Fitzpatrick-Tannehill Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Fitzpatrick comes in behind Ryan Tannehill in James Walker's bid to even the numbers after two weeks.

Ralph Wilson Stadium Reviews, Buffalo Bills | Stadium Journey
"While lacking the opulence and the bells and whistles of the 21st century NFL venue, Ralph Wilson Stadium remains extremely functional. What makes a day here special and extraordinary is the colorful tailgate scene, one of the absolute best in the NFL, and the energy and passion of the fans, again, ranking amongst the best in the league."

Reshuffled Buffalo Bills looking to escape recent miseries: Dennis Manoloff's Scouting Report | cleveland.com
"Even though the Browns have struggled against the run, they were especially vulnerable to the pass in Week 2 at Cincinnati, so Fitzpatrick might be asked to do more than manage the game. Opposing defenses must account for receiver Stevie Johnson (six receptions, 111 yards, two touchdowns)."

ReFo: Chiefs @ Bills, Week 2 | ProFootballFocus.com
"I may have given it away earlier, but even people who didn’t watch the game probably know that Bills DT Kyle Williams was once again the best player on the field. Two sacks, two hurries, and a controlled performance against the run gives him this game ball by some margin."

From the Other Sideline: Bills RB C.J. Spiller off to start of legendary proportion - Ohio.com
"Mark Gaughan covers the Bills for the Buffalo News. He discussed their Week 3 road game against the Browns in the following question-and-answer session:"

Bills, like Browns, trying to find a way out - Canton, OH - CantonRep.com
"The Bills are due.They haven’t been in the playoffs since the year Al Lerner used $530 million to relaunch the Browns."

QB Vince Young out of the game and out of money - Yahoo! Sports
"Six years after entering the NFL as the third player taken in the draft, Vince Young finds himself without a team and with just a fraction of the money he received from a contract that guaranteed him $26 million."

Bills must ride with Spiller - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Whether Ryan Fitzpatrick is handing Spiller the ball or throwing it to him on screens, the ball should be in his hands a lot and let him use his world-class speed. The Bills’ offensive plan since falling behind 21-0 to the Jets in the season opener has been to let Spiller run wild to open up passing lanes."

A week after Jets, Bills look better - Olean Times Herald
"Some leftover observations from the Bills’ impressive 35-17 win over Kansas City on Sunday afternoon at The Ralph:"

Sal and Leo discuss the emergence of C.J. Spiller - Democrat and Chronicle
I haven't bought my subscription and I ran out of free articles, so I guess the headline will have to do.

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