Former Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Jim Ringo - one of the league's most dominant centers of all-time, and responsible for the famous 'Electric Company' line that paved the way for O.J. Simpson in the '70s - has passed away at the age of 75. R.I.P., Jim - thanks for the fond memories in Buffalo.
This one's for you, Kurupt - Connor Byrne, a favorite of ours here at Rumblings, has dubbed Aaron Schobel the $50 million mistake. How true that is - I had a problem with Schobel's extension back in August before the ink was dry. Fun stat: for each sack that Schobel has accrued this season, he's earned $8.4 million guaranteed. Lovely - and as Kurupt has alluded to many times, the contracts that he and Chris Kelsay share will hamstring the Bills for quite a while. That's easily the biggest mistake Marv Levy has made as a GM here in Buffalo.
Jim Kelly: the Bills aren't going anywhere. WGR 550 has the quote, and as is usual with Kelly, he's swinging for the fences:
Well done, Jim. Hope you can deliver on that puppy.
And then I see this.
With Mike Peterson and potentially Rashean Mathis joining Marcus Stroud on the inactive list this week, Jacksonville's defense is not looking nearly as scary as it could have. Of course, if the Bills don't have Marshawn Lynch for this contest, Jack Del Rio himself could play linebacker and stop Anthony Thomas. Get healthy quick, rook...