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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 11/13

Van Pelt, Edwards talked about deep pass game – Inside The Bills
Offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt mentioned that he addressed the subject with Trent Edwards, who is re-entering the lineup this week at Tennessee.

Bills notebook: Scott returns from injury, shifts from safety to linebacker : The Buffalo News
Safety Bryan Scott has been spending most of his time in practice at outside linebacker the past two weeks. It looks like he'll get a chance to play the position in a game.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - CBSSports.com Rapid Reports
After his second concussion in just over a year, Bills QB Trent Edwards is wearing a different helmet this week that he hopes will offer more protection

First-half impact from safeties cannot be ignored | Vic Carucci | NFL.com
Jairus Byrd shares that he watches video of veterans safeties in addition to his game tape to try and get better. Dick Jauron, himself a former safety, describes Byrd's hand-eye coordination as "very unusual" which leads to many of his picks.

Bills' Nelson trying to catch a break : The Buffalo News
The Bills' plan for an expanded role for the tight ends got off to a promising start as they got 17 catches from the position through the first three games. However, the tight ends have just six receptions since.

 

 

BillBoard: T.O. "struggling" with hip injury
Owens has never been one to sit out of practice unless he was given the day off by his team, but head coach Dick Jauron said Thursday that Owens was just too sore to participate.

Titans run game will test Buffalo Bills | democratandchronicle.com | Democrat and Chronicle
Containing Chris Johnson and the Titans run game will be a tall order for the Bills last-ranked rushing defense.

Video: Bills in for a long day in Nashville - AFC East Blog - ESPN
AccuScore gives Chris Johnson a 55 percent chance to rush for 120 yards. The Titans won 65 percent of AccuScore's 10,000 simulations by an average of six points. [Sadly, I give Johnson a much higher chance.]

Third time's not the charm | WIVB.com
The voice of the Bills, John Murphy, looks at the third down woes of the offense.

Bills hope to mimic Titans' rebound off bye week - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
The Titans have won two straight coming off their bye. The Bills would like to come off their bye with a couple (or 8) wins.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Audio Archive | Schopp & The Bulldog
John Clayton joined the show yesterday. He doesn't think the Bills should take playing time from TO among other things.

Bills Week Nine Preview: Bills at Titans | Buffalo News Video
The 3-5 Bills take on the 2-6 Titans this week. What makes this matchup interesting? Vince Young and Chris Johnson.

Question Mark: Replay officials have obligation to review 'totality' of a play : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan answers questions on instant replay, "actual" playing time in a game, and Buffalo throwing the ball into the end zone.

News Staff Selections / Week 10 : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Jerry Sullivan and Allen Wilson picked the Bills this week.

Jet Away to Toronto - Gang Green Nation
Gang Green Nation is trying to help make the Toronto game a "fourth divisional home game". Ugh.

Titans Updates
Justin Gage Has Broken Bones in Back -- NFL FanHouse

Titans wide receiver Justin Gage made arguably the catch of the week but is paying for it and will miss the game against the Bills this week.

Chris Johnson better NFL running back than Adrian Peterson - Kerry J. Byrne - SI.com
Adrian Peterson is widely considered the best running back in the league. The Cold, Hard Football Facts say he's not.

Young has fit back in – Inside The Bills
Over the past two games Young has gone 27-37 (73%) for 297 yards and a TD with a 105.3 passer rating, both wins for the Titans after an 0-6 start. Naturally he’s helped tremendously by the NFL’s #2 run game and the league’s leading rusher Chris Johnson.

Titans Johnson shows speed kills | BuffaloBills.com
Dan Bates highlights Chris Johnson's speed and asks the Bills defenders how they plan to stop him.

'Music City Miracle' still makes 'em marvel | tennessean.com | The Tennessean
The Tennessean recalls the "Homerun Throwback" that knocked the Bills out of their last playoff appearance in January of 2000.