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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/26

Bills notebook: Evans' resurgence is an inside job : The Buffalo News
One difference in Evans' performance the last two weeks as opposed to the first four games is the number of inside routes he's running. He also reached some impressive milestones this week in Bills history.

Fitzpatrick is no star, but he should be Buffalo Bills' starter | Democrat and Chronicle
Someone at the D&C (the author spot is conspicuously blank) thinks Ryan Fitzpatrick and his 44.7 completion percentage should start.

Bills bend, but don't break in gutsy victory : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills' defense responded to its last-in-the-NFL ranking against the run Sunday with a true-grit performance against the Carolina Panthers.

Bills Roundup Video: Ball Hawk Strikes Twice
Jairus Byrd picked off two passes helping the Bills upend the Panthers, 20-9.

Byrd bites Panthers in 20-9 win
Chris Brown at recaps the win over the Panthers.

Sullivan: Resilient Bills 'D' has what it takes away to win : Sports Columns : The Buffalo News
Perry Fewell grew up about 15 minutes from Charlotte and many old freinds and family members were in the crowd Sunday to see his defense contain the Panthers. (Ed note: Jerry Sullivan uses the P word in the article.)

Bills-Panthers report card : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Who'd've thunk the coaches get an "A" from the Buffalo News? Special Teams and the Pass defense join them with top marks.

Quarterly report: Week Seven : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The News' Mark Gaughan breaks down the Bills' 20-9 victory over the Panthers quarter-by-quarter, analyzing statistics, key plays and more.

Bills' Fitzpatrick does just enough to win : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
It was hardly a knock-your-socks-off performance, but for the second straight week Fitzpatrick did enough to guide the Bills to another win.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Immediate Reactions, Wk7
Nick Mendola's thoughts during and directly following the Bills win.

Scott Pitoniak: Byrd part of the Bills defensive solution
The Rochester sports writer gives his thoughts on the Bills performance Sunday.

Win over Carolina could set the Buffalo Bills in a positive direction | Democrat and Chronicle
The Bills tough schedule isn't so tough right now and a victory would get them headed toward possibly competing for a playoff spot. [Ed. note: I didn't write this tagline. Sal Maiorana used the P word.]

Buffalo Bills defeat Carolina Panthers | Democrat and Chronicle
The Bills won an ugly game in Carolina, but as they say a win is a win and the Bills will take it. "It's better to win ugly than to lose ugly," Kelsay said with a smile.

Buffalo Bills two-minute read | Democrat and Chronicle
Key players and numbers from Buffalo's 20-9 win over Carolina.

Niagara Gazette - BILLS: Byrd's picks lead to second straight win
The AP recap of the Bills 20-9 win in Charlotte.

Wrap-up: Bills 20, Panthers 9 - AFC East - ESPN
Is it possible the Buffalo Bills have been involved in the three ugliest games in the NFL this year? All in a row?

Opportunistic Bills Pounce on Panthers, 20-9 : Buffalo Sports Daily
There’s still a pulse in Buffalo says Pat Moran.

Bills Beat Panthers 20-9 as Delhomme Throws 3 More Picks - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers' perspective from Cat Scratch Reader.

Chris Draft starts – Inside The Bills
LB Chris Draft started at the SLB position for the Bills with Keith Ellison flipping over to the weak side.

Fitzpatrick keeps it simple – Inside The Bills
Evans and Fitzpatrick have established a quick chemistry in the two games in which the backup QB has seen extensive action. You saw that on two simple plays Sunday.

BillBoard: Vote for who should get the game ball
In a laugher, Jairus Byrd is leading by 87% over his nearest competitor. He has 90% of the 500 or so votes.

Byrd matches other Byrd – Inside The Bills
Byrd is the first Bills rookie to have picks in three straight games since 1964 when Wall of Famer and 50th Anniversary Team member Butch Byrd matched the feat. He's not the first Bills rookie since 1979 with at least 5 picks.

Charlotte Bills Backers impressive – Inside The Bills
Chris Brown shows a light on the Bills fans that were in Charlotte the night before the game.

NFL Stats: League Leaders
Keith Ellison is leading the league in tackles (68).

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
- Marshawn Lynch's 7-yard TD run was Buffalo's first rushing TD of the season.
- The Bills [were] winning 7-2 at halftime despite only 39 total yards on offense and two first downs in the first half. Buffalo's only score came when they started a drive at the Carolina 7-yard line following a Jake Delhomme INT.
- Early in the fourth quarter, the Bills still [didn't] have 100 total yards but lead the Panthers 14-2 behind a Ryan Fitzpatrick TD pass to Lee Evans. Carolina's offense has 333 total yards, but no points on offense.
- The Bills had only two plays of longer than 10 yards until Ryan Fitzpatrick just hooked up with WR Lee Evans on a 55-yard strike to get the Bills in scoring range again.

Sorensen: Panthers are getting outfoxed : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Tom Sorenson of the Charlotte Observer is calling for John Fox's job.

Panthers Watch 2009: Delhomme steps up again for the 49ers - Niners Nation
So I thought this was funny. The 49ers blog is closely following the Panthers' season because they hold Carolina's 2010 first round pick.