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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 11/3

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Edwards due back behind center : The Buffalo News
"A team source confirmed that Edwards will return to the starting lineup barring any setbacks in his recovery from a concussion that forced him to miss the last two games and most of a third."

Jauron again left defending play choice | Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack tells Bills fans who were miffed after the Bills punted while trailing late in the Saints game that they should be glad Jauron went for it this week. "With the game slipping away and another inspired effort by an exhausted defense being wasted - not unlike the Saints’ game - Jauron at least had the courage to try something aggressive."

Woolsey: Fans grow weary of punchless Bills -
"With the bye week, this would be a better time than most for Wilson to put his seal of approval upon Jauron's dismissal."

Bills replay: Third downs have become nightmare : The Buffalo News
Actually, the Bills (26 percent) are not the worst team in the league on third downs this year. They're ranked 30th. Cleveland is 31st at 24.8 percent, and Kansas City is 32nd at 21 percent.

Byrd seeing specialist today – Inside The Bills
Bills rookie phenom Jairus Byrd saw a specialist yesterday regarding the injury that required sports-hernia surgery this summer. It was not directly linked to the injury he suffered late in the fourth quarter.

Run 'D' issues re-appear |
The Texans rushing attack came into the game ranking a disappointing 31st in rushing yards per game (79.1). The figure was more than doubled Sunday as the Bills gave up 168 yards on the ground, even with starter Steve Slaton contributing all of a single yard.

Bills wounded have time to heal |
To a man the players felt the bye week came at just the right time as it will provide a week of rest for the team to heal their walking wounded. Jairus Byrd, Keith Ellison, Jamon Meredith, and Aaron Schobel joined Jonathan Scott, Trent Edwards, Shawn Nelson, Bryan Scott, Donte Whitner, Corey McIntyre, Kyle Williams, and James Hardy with injuries.

Bills Replay: Where do Buffalo Bills stand at midseason? | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana and Leo Roth discuss the state of the Bills halfway through the season.

I Was Wrong - They Can Be Worse | Three Point Stance | Democrat and Chronicle
A few weeks ago [Sal Maiorana] opined that the Bills had hit rock bottom after that loss to Cleveland. I was wrong. There was still further down to go for this sad sack team.

Take your pick: Most absurd AFC East result - AFC East - ESPN
Tim Graham highlights games where the stats didn't tell the whole story. Opening night, Browns-Bills, and the overtime "thriller" against the Jets make the eight-week cut.

Niagara Gazette - BILLS DVR REWIND: Offense still lacking creativity
Tim Schmitt uses his technology to rewatch the Bills game for further analysis. It didn't look any better the second time.

Hardy likely to be activated – Inside The Bills
"Unless something unexpected occurs I think you could definitely lean that way," said Dick Jauron of Hardy’s chances of being added to the 53-man roster. "We have to see where it goes personnel-wise where we have to go."

Offensive woes continue for Bills in 31-10 loss | Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack says the Bills defense should sue the offense for non-support.

Bills Notebook: Byrd has two picks before leaving with injury | Olean Times Herald
Bullet points in the aftermath of the home loss to the Texans.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
Bryan Scott has been taken off the injury list and will play next week.