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Web Rumblings: Buffalo BIlls Links, 11/21

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

Bills Targeted Jon Gruden |
Sources tell News 4 Sports that Gruden was the top choice of the Bills to replace Dick Jauron. Those sources say the team "went after him hard," including a face-to-face meeting, but could not convince Gruden to leave his job as analyst on ESPN's Monday Night Football.

Darryl Talley Offers To Work With Ralph Wilson : Buffalo Sports Daily
Darryl Talley wants Ralph Wilson to hire some guys from the glory years to come in as consultants.

Final Word: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham says we haven't seen the last of Trent Edwards: "I find it difficult to believe Ryan Fitzpatrick, with his 49.4 completion percentage and 49.8 passer rating, will take over the starting job and run away with it."

Bills release statement honoring Stefanie Spielman | National Football Post
"The Bills organization is deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Stefanie Spielman. Her courageous battle against cancer touched many lives and serves as an inspiration to us all. Our deepest condolences and prayers go out to Chris and the entire Spielman family during this difficult time."

Fewell eager to prove himself as interim coach | Bleacher Report
The AP's John Wawrow talks to the new Bills coach about his opportunity.

Fan Friday 11-20 – Inside The Bills
Chris Brown answers questions on Pro Bowl balloting, adding wildcat plays, Brian Brohm, contact during Jauron practices, and the chances of landing a big time coach.

Parrish up on Sunday? – Inside The Bills
"My guess is Parrish will return punts on Sunday," said Chris Brown. "It’s hard to keep a talent of his caliber off the field, especially for a team so starved for points every week."

Kelly's Call: QB issues to address
"What I saw in training camp from him, I just haven’t seen this season so far." - Jim Kelly on Trent Edwards

Wood believes in Brohm |
Eric Wood, Brian Brohm's teammate in Louisville, discusses the quarterback.

Bills move Levitre over one spot to left tackle : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
It's not certain whether Scott or Chambers will start at right tackle in Jacksonville, but the Bills are sure Levitre is the best option on the left side.

Bills notebook: Defensive injuries continue to mount : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Bills have injuries all over their defense.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - McShay on QBs, Maybin
Todd McShay of ESPN Scouts Inc. was on with Howard Simon yesterday morning and had a lot of opinions on current and potential Bills quarterbacks.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - A Change of Pace
Nick Mendola opines about the changes Perry Fewell has made to Bills practice since he has taken over as head coach.

Buffalo Bills go to work on their ground game | | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana says not that the Bills have benched Trent Edwards they should consider doing the same to Marshawn Lynch.

Owner Ralph Wilson: Buffalo Bills to be overhauled | Democrat and Chronicle
Brandon's job as COO is considered safe because Wilson said he'll play a role in the end-of-season evaluation. says the AP's John Wawrow.

Jaguars should be able to run - Editorial on
"The bottom line is the Jaguars should be able to run the ball and control time of possession against the Bills."

Game Preview Week 11: Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars - Big Cat Country
A preview of the Jaguars upcoming game against the Buffalo Bills from SBN's Jaguars blog.

13 Days Until Toronto - Gang Green Nation
Another call to Jets fans to head North of the border for the Jets-Bills game. UGH.

Coach Quest
WGR 550 SportsRadio - Friday morning search notes

According to WGR, Mike Florio of PFT says Jim Haslett's success in the UFL could make him a very intriguing candidate to Ralph Wilson.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Peter King's Thoughts
Peter King was on with Schopp and the Bulldog yesterday afternoon talking about the coaching search. If the Bills fail to get a big name he suggests Bengals DC Mike Zimmer.

The Search Begins | Democrat and Chronicle | Three-Point Stance
Sal Maiorana discusses the state of the Bills as they begin the search for a new coach.

First coaching casualty could start landslide around the league
Jason La Caforna of dishes what he has been hearing about several coaching candidates and their chances to return to the sidelines next year.

Memo to Shanny: Just say no to Buffalo | All Things Broncos
Jim Armstrong gives the usual "there's nothing in Buffalo" routine imploring Shanahan to stay away from Buffalo because of "snow".

Drunk Buffalo Bills Think They’re Getting Mike Shanahan or Bill Cowher. Ha! | The Big Lead
The Buffalo Bills seem to think Mike Shanahan, Bill Cowher, Mike Holmgren and Brian Billick are potential targets to fill the seat previously occupied by Dick Jauron. Clearly, fans in Buffalo are drunk.

Bills Tweets
Rochester D&C's Sal Maiorana

Bills still haven't had a receiver top 100 yards in a game this year, and only one 100-yard rushing game (Fred Jackson vs. TB)

Late Night with David Letterman's Eric Stangel
Dick Jauron fired as Bills coach. And this was inappropriate- As he left, Titans owner Bud Adams gave him the finger