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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/9

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Democrat and Chronicle | Three-Point Stance | Sal Maiorana
"What is firing Jauron gonna do, other than create the illusion that the Bills are trying to do something to win? Because honestly, they’re not going to win any more than they are right now. If the Bills were to fire Jauron before the end of the season, the only way it makes any sense is if they go outside the organization and bring in a big-name replacement. No interim coach. Go get the guy who is going to be the long-term answer and then give him the rest of the season to evaluate these players in live game situations, which is the only way to do it."

Bills can't get handle on ball control : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
An offense's job is to score points. Failing that, it should at least control the ball long enough to give its defense a chance to rest. The Buffalo Bills are having a hard time doing either.

Twitter / WGR's Nicholas Mendola
"I love that my favorite football team is essentially replacing an undrafted starting LB with another undrafted starting LB."

NFL rookie holdouts: Two who succeeded, two who didn't - Shutdown Corner - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
SC examines four historic rookie holdouts including the one that forced the Colts to trade the rights to Cornelius Bennett to the Buffalo Bills.

Bills' Fewell revisits sorry run defense | Democrat and Chronicle
The Bills' run defense has come under fire, so they have made a change at linebacker.

Bills, Browns share more than Lake Erie - AFC East - ESPN
Tim Graham says the Browns and Bills have done a lot of things similarly since their last encounter on Monday Night Football.

Bills notebook: Keeping Cribbs in check will be a challenge : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"He's one of the league's top returners," Wilson said, "so this is an opportunity for us to showcase how good we really are in our coverage teams."

Question Mark: Good teams have the depth to cope with injuries : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Buffalo News reporter Mark Gaughan answers questions on training camp, Fred Jackson in Sioux City, timeout strategy, and Kenny Stabler's Hall of Fame candidacy.

No-huddle offense makes no sense for Buffalo Bills | | Democrat and Chronicle
Bills' no-huddle offense just makes things harder on struggling quarterback Trent Edwards. NFL Team Rankings-Week Five
20) Buffalo Bills: The injuries on the offensive line are a major problem. The defense has some injuries which are preventing consistency. Last Ranking: 18 (BTW - he has us ranked ahead of the Dolphins... WTH?)

Video: AFC East Blogger's Blitz - AFC East - ESPN
AFC East blogger Tim Graham discusses the hot topics in the division.

PFT’s Picks: Big wins coming for Pats, Panthers - NFL-
The guys pick Bills over the Browns, 20-17.

WBEN NewsRadio 930 - Former Bill In Court To Answer Harassment Charges
Eric Moulds is accused of harassment following a domestic incident with his ex-girlfriend at his Amherst home last month.

Mike and Chuck Make Sense of the Bills - - Rochester News, Weather, and Sports
In this week's Bills Video Blog, Chuck Wade tells us how he knows the Bills are struggling, Mike Catalana gets some fan mail, and the guys try to figure out how the Bills can beat the Browns!

Move the Sticks " SCOUT SCHOOL: WHAT SCOUTS FOCUS ON WHEN THEY EVALUATE OFFENSIVE LINEMAN is operated by former Ravens and Browns scout Daniel Jeremiah. He has six years of NFL scouting experience. Here he discusses what scouts look for in offensive linemen. Not about the Bills but a good read.

The J.P. Losman era begins—again : Buffalo Sports Daily
Losman started for the UFL's Las Vegas Locomotives last night.

Las Vegas Locomotives win inaugural UFL game - Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 | 11:30 p.m. - Las Vegas Sun
"Las Vegas quarterback J.P. Losman, the UFL’s marquee player, picked apart the California defense for 226 yards and two touchdowns on 21-for-31 passing, and the game was close throughout."

Niagara Gazette - BILLS: Denney honors mom by wearing pink
John Wawrow of the AP discusses Ryan Denney's tribute to his mother and the NFL's "Crucial Catch" campaign to promote breast cancer awareness.

An Updated Look at the Browns' Receiver Situation - Dawgs By Nature
The SBN Browns blog looks at the wide receiver situation in Cleveland now that Braylon Edwards is gone and Chansi Stuckey is in.

Tough start for Mangini in Cleveland | Olean Times Herald
Cleveland coach Eric Mangini, who brings his 0-4 team into Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday afternoon, was downright pleasant in yesterday’s conference call to the Bills’ media. Chuck Pollack elaborates.

Roski's group plans to target teams in February |
The Bills are once again on the list. Stay healthy Ralph Wilson.

If Byrd can’t go – Inside The Bills
If he can’t get through the whole game Sunday the coaching staff would move George Wilson to free safety and rookie Nic Harris would come on the field at strong safety.

T.O. on interaction with Van Pelt – Inside The Bills
Terrell Owens has had conversations with offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt.

Kelsay calls Sunday a ‘must win’ – Inside The Bills
No one asked Kelsay if it was a must win this week. In fact the comment was on the tail end of an answer to a question about Browns QB Derek Anderson. So it was a clear attempt to get his team’s attention through the media.

Edwards on showing emotion – Inside The Bills
Bills QB Trent Edwards was asked about his on field demeanor and if he thinks he should show more emotion out on the field. Here was his response.

BillBoard: Hey Cleveland, it's so on!
The Bills, their fans and the city are getting ripped this week by a radio talk show host from Cleveland. Bob Frantz uploaded his rant to YouTube so that the rest of America could enjoy his rapier wit.

NFL Power Rankings: Week 5 -- NFL FanHouse
Remember back in Week 1 when Buffalo handed away a game to the Patriots? This Bills team barely resembles that fiesty squad. In the last two weeks, New Orleans and Miami have taken Buffalo behind the woodshed. Ranking - 23; Last week - 18

Bills Tweets
Twitter / WGR's Nicholas Mendola

I love that my favorite football team is essentially replacing an undrafted starting LB with another undrafted starting LB. #Bills

Twitter / Rochester D&C's Sal Maiorana
Trent Edwards said - as he always says - the Bills had another "great day" at practice Wed. It'd be nice if that carried over on Sundays

Twitter / Rochester D&C's Sal Maiorana
BIlls DC Perry Fewell on run defense woes last 2 wks: "I don't think 470 yards is an embarrassment as much as getting your butts kicked,"

Twitter / Thurman Thomas
RT @pthomas3434: Freddy Jackson is in beastmode, let him loose, shoot him right out of cannon and let him explode on the field! U tell em

Twitter / Thurman Thomas
RT @pthomas3434: Let Freddy run, catch, block and knit ur grandmother a sweater if he has time, just let him go!

Twitter /'s Adam Schefter
Only Ralph Wilson knows, but he's thinking. RT @gwetzlr: @Adam_Schefter How many more humiliating loses for Bills before Jauron is fired?