Buffalo Bills news, 7/16: Jim Schwartz and another new defense

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A lengthy feature on Jim Schwartz from The Buffalo News is today's top Bills click as the build-up to training camp continues.

(Buffalo News) Schwartz’s passion for the game is still intense
Jay Skurski's lengthy feature on the career of Jim Schwartz is definitely worth some of your time today.

(ESPN.com) Fact or Fiction: Buffalo Bills' defense
The Bills recorded a whopping 57 sacks in 2013, but Mike Rodak doesn't think they'll eclipse 45 in 2014 thanks to the shift from Mike Pettine to Schwartz.

(WGR 550) Bills Top 20 Talents: No. 8 - Aaron Williams
Joe Buscaglia isn't wrong as he touts the potential of Aaron Williams, but it's a little curious that his injury history isn't brought up. It would be lovely if Williams could stay healthy.

(Syracuse.com) Marcell Dareus, Jerry Hughes among 3 things to watch with the 2014 Buffalo Bills defensive line
There has been a lot of speculation, including in this article, that Marcell Dareus could be suspended for his offseason legal issues. Anyone else in "I'll believe it when I see it" mode on that issue?

(WGR 550) Bills Camp Primer: Offensive Line
This is an interesting, if slightly confusing, way to break down the Bills' offensive line heading into training camp.

(ESPN.com) Buffalo Bills Bubble Watch: Erik Pears
Rodak is bang on about Erik Pears' status with the team being an "all-or-nothing proposition," but man, giving him a 75 percent chance of making the team seems very ambitious now that Chris Hairston is healthy again.

(WGR 550) Bills Top 20 Talents: No. 7 - Cordy Glenn
The more people hyping Cordy Glenn this summer, the better, because ideally, we won't be hearing his name much - again - once the games start.

(BuffaloBills.com) Camp Countdown: Will C.J. Spiller return to Pro Bowl form?
Speaking of "I'll believe it when I see it" territory, see the "multiple use" section of this article.

(ESPN.com) Counting the Bills: Linebackers
Even factoring in Kiko Alonso, the Bills' linebacker corps was assembled rather frugally. The highest-paid player in the group, Brandon Spikes, has the 46th-highest cap hit at the position in the NFL.

(BuffaloBills.com) Duke learning from & competing with Searcy
Da'Norris Searcy and Duke Williams may be competing for a starting job, but that doesn't mean the neighbors don't spend evenings watching film and talking football together.

(NFL.com) Eight players primed to regress in 2014
Everyone boo Gregg Rosenthal.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Jim Kelly: 'I have a lot more to do'
If you're heading out to Canton in a couple of weeks to see Andre Reed inducted into the Hall of Fame, know that Jim Kelly is planning on being there, too.

(Buffalo News) Dallas-based stadium designer joins Casey on Congel team
The firm that helped develop new stadiums in Dallas, Indianapolis, and Minnesota - those last two are obviously much more pertinent to Buffalo - has joined Scott Congel's redevelopment project in West Seneca.

(WGR 550) Bidders Will Be "pleasantly Surprised" By Bills' Financials
Daniel Kaplan conveyed some interesting tidbits about the Bills' financial situation in an interview with Howard Simon on Tuesday - but there are caveats to keep in mind, as well.

(WIVB) $130 million project transforms the Ralph
Bills executive Marc Honan spoke with WIVB about the ongoing renovations at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

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