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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 11/23

Tyron Brackenridge saves the day for Jaguars |
Though he got torched for T.O.'s long TD, Brackenridge made up for it with a pass deflection on Buffalo's last drive and a fumble recovery on a Jags muffed punt.

Healing process will be lengthy one for this battered franchise : Jerry Sullivan : The Buffalo News
Jerry Sullivan frames his game recap recalling how Kyle Williams looked like a mummy after the game following his trip to the trainers.

Lynch thinks he'll be fine |
Despite being carted off the field with a shoulder injury during the first half of Sunday's loss to the Jaguars, Bills running back Marshawn Lynch believes he'll be fine, a league source tells us.

Game Recaps
Quarterly report: Bills-Jaguars : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News

Mark Gaughan breaks down the game quarter by quarter with stats and key plays. He also mentions attendance was about 40k.

Bills' game effort grounded by penalties, miscues : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"The Buffalo Bills played another valiant-in-defeat game Sunday. It was the kind of loss that brings a head coach respect early in his tenure but ridicule later on."

Bills-Jaguars report card : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Running game gets an "F" while the run defense gets a deserved "A".

Bills notebook: Broken leg ends Wood's rookie season : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills' already crippled offensive line suffered a devastating blow Sunday as rookie right guard Eric Wood sustained a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula in the fourth quarter of an 18-15 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

T.O. finally gets his close-up : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The veteran wide receiver finally had his breakout game in a Bills uniform. He finished with nine catches for 197 yards, including a 98-yard touchdown in the third quarter.

Jags outlast Bills |
Chris Brown's recap of the game.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Immediate Reactions, Wk11
Nick Mendola's immediate reactions following the Jaguars game.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Jaguars Spoil Fewell's Debut To Top Bills 18-15
WGR's game recap.

Ryan Fitzpatrick's nice effort for Buffalo Bills wiped out by mistakes | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana gives five points he saw in the Bills loss.

Buffalo Bills 2-minute read | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana gives his to-the-point take on the loss.

Buffalo Bills report card | Democrat and Chronicle
No "F" in Sal Maiorana's grading session.

Buffalo Bills lose Fewell's debut on late TD | Democrat and Chronicle
Perry Fewell's wife Kathleen was at the game and gave her husband a big hug after the game. Sometimes you just need a hug.

Bills @Jacksonville The View from the Stadium - Big Cat Country
Associate Editor from Big Cat Country, Tkopa, was at the game and offered this analysis from Jacksonville Municipal Stadium.

Recap: Jacksonville vs. Buffalo
The Sports Network recap of the game.

Wrap-up: Jaguars 18, Bills 15 - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham wraps up the game against the Jaguars.

Terrell Owens breaks Buffalo Bills' franchise history with 98-yard touchdown |
Terrell Owens has had great personal success in Jacksonville Municipal Stadium but his team has never won there.

Bills Daily Gameday Grades
Bills Daily hands out their grades for the Bills performance in Jacksonville.

Bills Daily Gameday Review
Bills Daily has a recap of the game.

Scott Pitoniak: Another Bills defeat, but encouraging signs in Fewell's debut
The Rochester writer gives his thought on the Bills 18-15 loss to the Jaguars.

Injuries, Mistakes Waste Owens’ Big Day in 18-15 Loss : Buffalo Sports Daily
Pat Moran sounds sad as he writes his postgame recap.

At Least He’s Happy | The Goose's Roost
"Just when you thought the season couldn’t get any weirder, this game happens." Yup. The "he" in the title is T.O.

Team in Transition
Sunday at the Post | National Football Post

"No matter who gets the Bills job, the fact that owner Ralph Wilson is always so involved will make it hard for him to give full control to anyone. " - Michael Lombardi

Jim Haslett seems a perfect match for Buffalo Bills next head coach --
"Obviously being from that area (grew up in Pennsylvania) and having played for that team (Bills), it makes sense," Haslett said of the possibility that he might be considered. "Obviously it would be a great opportunity, but who knows what will happen."

Brandon Has "No Comment" on Coaching Situation |
Channel 2's Adam Benigni is in Jacksonville today and tried to approach Bills GM Russ Brandon about the coaching position and the progress they are making in selecting a new head coach. Brandon had no comment.

Fewell May Make Bills Transition Less Painful |
Ed Kilgore says the Bills have a long way to go to change the organization and it looks like Russ Brandon is going to be leading the charge.

Sharpe comments on Bills-Shanahan - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"I had a great conversation with Mike Shanahan this morning," said former Bronco Shannon Sharpe. "He is going to interview this week at some point in time." Boomer Esiason added this for some reason: "He's not going to Buffalo."

Shannon Sharpe on what it takes to land Shanahan : Buffalo Sports Daily
Boomer Esaison also said Perry Fewell is not a candidate for the job after Bill Cowher said Fewell could win the position.

Report: Wilson ready to spend $10M - AFC East Blog - ESPN
NFL Network reporter Jason LaCanfora shared what he was hearing about the Buffalo Bills' coaching search on NFL Gameday Morning.

Mariucci rips firing of Jauron |
Steve Mariucci (who himself was fired midseason and replaced by good friend Dick Jauron) ripped the Bills for firing their coach before the season was over.

Friends gather to watch Cramerton native's NFL coaching debut | cramerton, native, coaching - Gaston Gazette
A bunch of Perry Fewell's high school buddies got together and watched the game at a local establishment.

News and Notes
Bud Adams makes nice with Bills fans |

Bud Adams took out a full page ad in today's Buffalo News to wish the Bills good luck for the rest of the season as a peace offering following his inappropriate gesture last week.

Titans Owner Bud Adams Buys Newspaper Ad to Send Good Wishes to Buffalo |
Video evidence that Bud Adams actually apologized.

T.O. passes Harrison with 98-yard play |
On the long touchdown, Terrell Owens passed Marvin Harrison for fourth on the all-time receiving yardage list.

WK 11 Can't-Miss Play: T-Oh! (:49) | Video Gallery
Relive Ryan Fitzpatrick to Terrell Owens covering 98 yards in one play.

A look at T.O.'s 98-yard touchdown - AFC East Blog - ESPN
A few notes on Buffalo Bills receiver Terrell Owens' 98-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Marshawn’s 3rd annual Turkey Drive today – Inside The Bills
Marshawn Lynch's family and friends handed out turkeys today to needy families in Lynch's hometown of Oakland.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
- The 98-yard pass play from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Terrell Owens was the longest TD pass in Bills history. [Ed. note: A shiny atta-boy to the person who can name the two who previously held the record.]
- Coach Perry Fewell said QB Ryan Fitzpatrick called an audible on the 98-yard touchdown pass to WR Terrell Owens. "He saw one-on-one [coverage] and pulled the trigger."
- WR Terrell Owens (197 yards) had his biggest day as a Bills receiver. "For me, personally, it is all for nothing when you don't get the win."

T.O.'s gift: the shirt off his back |
Continuing a trend with Owens, he gave Mike Sims-Walker his jersey after the game.

Bills Tweets
Thurman Thomas

Remember when u tried to get ur ass home b4 the street lights came on. Remember whe u cld say the entire Pledge of Alligance all the way through. Remember when the Bills use to make the Playoffs

Kawika Mitchell
BS aside... If u look @ the Bills performed, the way we faught today and how close we always r which I kno isn't new but we're rite there.

Kawkia Mitchell
I'm def not saying we dont have a lot of ish to work on. I'm sayin that I feel like we can b gr8. who knows tho? Its gotta happen 1st and theres going 2 b a lot of changes... We'll c.