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Bob Kalsu left the Buffalo Bills to fight and die in Vietnam.  Remember him and other service men and women this Veteran's Day.
Bob Kalsu left the Buffalo Bills to fight and die in Vietnam. Remember him and other service men and women this Veteran's Day.

A Name on the Wall - SI Vault
Bob Kalsu had just finished a stellar rookie year in the NFL when he chose to serve in Vietnam—and became the only U.S. pro athlete to die there.

A Tribute to Bob Kalsu - Buffalo Rumblings
On Memorial Day, Buffalo Rumblings saluted a Buffalo Bill that gave his life for his country - Bob Kalsu. Here it is again on Veteran's Day as we remember all the Veterans who have fought for our country.

History Story » Football's wartime heroes » Pro Football Hall of Fame
The following is a list of former NFL players, coaches, and team personnel killed in World War II, the Vietnam War, and Afghanistan.

Bob Kalsu (1945 - 1970) - Find A Grave Memorial
Information and photos of Kalsu and his gravesite.

Current Bills news
Handing out some first-half hardware | Jason La Canfora |

Best Newcomer in the AFC is a three-way tie between Michael Oher, Brian Cushing, and Jairus Byrd. He also calls the opening weekend hope the Bills got on MNF the "Fool's Gold Award".

Parrish mentioned in poll – Inside The Bills
Roscoe Parrish came in 5th on the SI poll of most dangerous return men.

McGee in wait and see mode – Inside The Bills
McGee said he plans to practice Wednesday, but it’s expected that he’ll be limited and hopefully feel good enough to do a little more each practice day leading up to Sunday’s game at Tennessee.

Bills' Whitner itching to return : The Buffalo News
Whitner wants to play on Sunday when the Bills visit the Tennessee Titans, but he can't say for sure he'll be able to.

Week 10 power rankings: AFC East - AFC East - ESPN
The Bills dropped two spots while on their bye week. The teams that pulled ahead of them were the Carolina Panthers (from No. 23 to 21) and Tennessee Titans (from No. 26 to 23).

Video: Going deep should be part of Bills plan - AFC East - ESPN
KC Joyner analyzes Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans at LP Field. Joyner advises the best way for the Bills' offense to thrive will be throwing long balls from the start.

Bills Ready To Promote Hardy.. Who Gets Cut? : Buffalo Sports Daily
After missing nearly ten months of football, 2008 second round draft pick James Hardy officially returns to the Buffalo Bills this week. Pat Moran looks at who is likely to get cut to make room.

Bills Jackson thoughts on offense |
"In my mind, I would say we need to run the ball better," Fred Jackson says, "and protect Fitz or Trent, whoever is back there."

Rookie Focus: Bills' Byrd has natural flight path to the ball -
USA TODAY takes a closer look at Jairus Byrd:

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Home of the Buffalo Sabres - First half report card
Nick Mendola doles out his musings from the first half of Buffalo's season. He gives the Bills an overall "D".

History Story » The AFL “Originals”
In our weekly look at the AFL as part of the league’s 50th Anniversary Season celebration in 2009, here’s the story of a group of 19 players who competed in all ten seasons that the league existed. The Bills on the list are Harry Jacobs, Jack Kemp and Paul Maguire.

At the eleventh minute of the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of 1918, the German army surrendered following the Great War.  Armistice Day was celebrated until after World War II when the day was renamed Veteran's Day to honor all veterans.  Take some time to remember them today and for those of you that served or are serving, thank you.