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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 11/19

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

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Report: Brohm signs
Prolific college passer and Green Bay practice squad quarterback Brian Brohm is now a member of the Buffalo Bills active roster, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel.

Brandon is conspicuous by his absence : Jerry Sullivan : The Buffalo News
Brandon still hasn't spoken publicly about Jauron's overdue ouster, or what might lie ahead for the Great Dysfunctional Family at One Bills Drive.

Diner morning news: No magic wand for Fewell | National Football Post
Michael Lombardi says Perry Fewell is walking into a difficult situation because the Bills don't lack passion or drive, they lack talent and that's something Fewell can't inspire.

Coaching Changes
11.18 Adam Schefter w/ Schopp + Bulldog on WGR 550
ESPN's Adam Schefter is all over the Bills search for a new Head Coach.

PFTV looks at the Jauron firing |
Here's the first of the five new segments, regarding the termination of Coach Jauron and whatever else we talked about but that I can't currently remember. Oh an Florio pronounces PF's name wrong.

Stroud on Jauron: "We let him down" |
"I feel like we let him down a little bit," Marcus Stroud said on Sirius XM radio, per Sean Leahy of USA Today, "as far as us not being able to produce and do the things we should have done to help the coach keep his job." Blogs " Blog Archive Shanahan likely to meet with Bills officials next week "
"This is his (Wilson’s) last coach and (he) is going to do everything it takes to get it right," the source said of the 91-year-old owner.

Most Bills surprised by Jauron dismissal – Inside The Bills
Lee Evans, Aaron Maybin, Kyle Williams, Jairus Byrd, Terrell Owens, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Marshawn Lynch and Andy Levitre weigh in on their coach's dismissal.

BillBoard: Let's not get carried away
Mark Gaughan throws some water on the Mike Shanahan news.

BillBoard: Bills coaching search
They also already have told interim head coach Perry Fewell that the remainder of the season amounts to a seven-week interview for him, and he will be assured of getting a formal interview with the Bills after the season ends. It’s expected any other assistant coach on the current staff who wants an interview will get one, as well.

Big names are in play for Bills' coaching search : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Among the many personnel men who get mentioned as front-office candidates include former Raiders and Tampa Bay executive Bruce Allen, Chicago college scouting chief Greg Gabriel, former New Orleans executive Rick Mueller, former Redskins and Texans GM Charley Casserly and former Titans GM Floyd Reese.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - What they're saying...
Nick Mendola compiles national football voices into one column discussing the state of the Bills. It ain't pretty.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Jim Kelly gives his opinion on the Bills
Jim Kelly had some very good things to say as he joined Schopp and the Bulldog the other day.

Democrat and Chronicle | Sports Exchange Blog
Bob Matthews writes Jim Haslett might be a good choice to replace Dick Jauron.

Video: AFC East Huddle - AFC East Blog - ESPN's John Clayton takes a spin around the AFC East to discuss the Dick Jauron firing, Ronnie Brown's injury, the fallout from Bill Belichick's fourth-down decision and a change on the Jets' coaching staff.

Star ex-pupil praises Fewell as a leader - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Perry Fewell's greatest pupil, Aeneas Willaims, was pleased to receive news the Buffalo Bills had promoted Fewell to be their interim head coach.

Melted Faces and Freezing Lakes | The Goose's Roost
Ryan at TGR is frustrated because the Jauron firing, like so many other decisions at OBD, has come too late in his opinion.

NFL Videos: Wednesday's Around the League
Steve Wyche and Jason La Canfora report on the Bills' coaching search and more.

Marv Levy Reacts to Jauron Firing |
Marv Levy uses his gift for linguistics to discuss his hire, Dick Jauron.

Ex-Jaguar Fewell becomes foe as Bills' head coach |
Bills' new coach making debut vs. former team.

Bills a mess even without Dick Jauron | | The Detroit News
"You knew [Dick Jauron was cooked], quite frankly, because history says former Lions coaches -- even an interim one like Jauron that might've deserved a longer look here -- don't become coaches elsewhere. "

A first step for Bills - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
"Firing Jauron isn’t a cure for all of the team’s problems. The list of problems goes well beyond the coaching staff ."

Other Bills News
Fewell: Ryan gives Bills best opportunity to win - AFC East Blog - ESPN
David Amber delves into new coach Perry Fewell's decision to start Ryan Fitzpatrick instead of Trent Edwards.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
- Bills interim coach Perry Fewell displayed his sense of humor when asked about how to get rid of false start penalties. "We worked on that today. I started to cut the guy’s finger off when he jumped offsides," he said with a laugh. "But (head trainer) Bud (Carpenter) told me I shouldn’t do that."
- Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on inteirm coach Perry Fewell. "He addressed the team this morning, real straight-forward, going to tell you how it is. He’s here to kind of break us out of our little funk and I think he’s a good guy to do it. He’s got some fire in him."

Woodson Is Honored; Allen Is Released; Brohm In Buffalo - Acme Packing Company
Brian Brohm declined the Packers offer of a spot on the active roster to join the Bills.

NFL Power Rankings, Week 11: Hanging On to the Top for Dear Life -- NFL FanHouse
The Bills sit at 26, moving down one spot from 25.

OchoCinco News Network Poll
Who most deserves his first Pro Bowl in 09'? Vote for Jairus Byrd.

Bills know jobs on the line – Inside The Bills
When a head coach is dismissed during the season it’s an obvious indication that more change is soon to follow at the conclusion of the season.

Drafting a QB an improving possibility – Inside The Bills
"[Trent Edwards] has one year remaining on his contract in Buffalo, but with the way things are going the likelihood that the Bills draft a quarterback high next April is improving every day."

Bills notebook: Fewell adds fire to practice : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Perry Fewell set a hard-working tone Wednesday in his first practice as interim head coach with the Buffalo Bills complete with full pads.

Fewell adds his own fire to Buffalo Bills | | Democrat and Chronicle
Leo Roth and other local sportswriters are really impressed with coach Fewell's approach of having them practice outside and in pads.

Niagara Gazette - BILLS: Fewell makes impression on first day as Bills coach
The players and media are still abuzz over Perry Fewell's more animated approach.

Quiet Gaddis Signing Prelude to Levitire at LT? : Buffalo Sports Daily
Wednesday morning the Bills signed interior linemen Christian Gaddis to the practice squad (his third stint there) and released C.J. Hawthorne.

Do Not Trust These Men: Week 11 | National Football Post
Ray Gustini pokes fun at Ralph Wilson.

Jaguars notebook: CB Mathis to miss Buffalo game |
Coach Jack Del Rio ruled Mathis out because of a groin injury the cornerback suffered last week in the fourth quarter against the Jets.

Buffalo safety Jairus Byrd would gladly trade interceptions for victories | NFL and Seattle Seahawks -
Aaron Fentress of the Oregonian interviews former Oregon Duck cornerback Jairus Byrd about his interceptions and the Buffalo Bills.

Bills-Jaguars Preview - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Here's your first look ahead to the game this Sunday.