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T.O. prefers Fitzpatrick to Edwards |
Terrell Owens and other unnamed Buffalo Bills players are much happier now that Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting. Paul Hamilton corroborated on WGR this afternoon.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills wide receivers are finally happy.
"Perry Fewell said he's talked to friends around the league and the key to playing Thursday is trying to keep players fresh," reports Paul Hamilton.

McGee could be back in lineup |
"He didn’t think he’d miss three games, but Terrence McGee has a good chance to return to action Thursday night in Toronto."

Ryan says Sanchez "absolutely" will play on Thursday night |
"I think he looks great," said Rex Ryan. "Again, the injury, when I say it's a tweak, that's really what it was. He tweaked his knee. I think he's fine."

McGee hopes to return against Jets : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Bills top corner is looking to be back in the lineup vs. the Jets.

Buffalo Bills know they'll have to stop run to beat Jets | Democrat and Chronicle
"We were glad to win, but we realized that if we're going to win games we have to shore up our run defense, which I think we have," Posluszny said. "We know stopping the run has to be priority No. 1."

New York Jets Run Offense vs. Buffalo Bills Run Defense - Gang Green Nation
The SBN Jets blogger, John B, looks at the matchup of the Bills' run defense and the Jets run offense.

New York Jets Pass Offense vs. Buffalo Bills Pass Defense - Gang Green Nation
Good memories: John B. from Gang Green Nation looks at the Bills passing defense as it matches up with Mark Sanchez and the Jets passing offense.

No bigger week than this one in AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"This is the week that could rip the AFC East wide open or bunch everybody together for a fascinating final month of jockeying," says Tim Graham as all four AFC East teams play each other.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
A key matchup in Thursday's game will be Bills WR Terrell Owens against Jets CB Darrelle Revis . "We scouted Revis coming out, we thought he was the best corner in that (draft) class," Bills interim coach Perry Fewell said. "So that will be an interesting matchup."

Revis to pull out all the stops against T.O. : The Buffalo News
"If you think Thursday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets lacks intrigue for viewers, check out the Owens-Revis duel. It promises to be must-see TV."

Don’t look for Brohm on game field – Inside The Bills
"Brian has a limited role on our team in practice," said Fewell. "He doesn’t take a lot of reps with our offense. He takes reps with our practice squad." - Players of the Week
Fred Jackson is up for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week award. Go vote for him even though he gained "only" 73 yards rushing. :-)

Bills Digest
The Bills Digest is free and online this week. Go check it out for lots of stuff on the Bills.

Bills add DT to practice squad |
"The Bills filled the vacant spot on their eight-man practice squad Tuesday, signing free agent DT Rashaad Duncan (6'2", 315)."

Jackson steps into lead role |
"In light of Jackson’s most recent performance," says Chris Brown, "it’s not unrealistic to think Jackson could be carrying the load heading into the final five games of the season."

Short week means more mental focus – Inside The Bills
"With the Bills in the midst of a short week, and recovery time from last Sunday’s game in short supply, Buffalo’s coaching staff will limit the team’s time on the field, which means the players will have to prepare more mentally than physically for a game for the first time this season."

Thank God.. Owens Finally Done Mincing Words : Buffalo Sports Daily
"Without mentioning Trent Edwards by name once, Owens made it quite clear that in his assessment, his numbers could’ve been gaudy all season long, and perhaps the Bills overall fortunes as well, had Dick Jauron played Ryan Fitzpatrick sooner. Much sooner"

How I See It: AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Terrell Owens and Fred Jackson's stocks are both rising.

Bills Round Table |
2 On Your Side's Adam Benigni and Rochester Democrat and Chronicle's Sal Maiorana talk Bills in this week's Bills' Roundtable.

Bills DE says Brick's a wall -
"Bills defensive end Aaron Schobel, who has been a headache for the Jets over the years, yesterday praised the man he'll be going up against tomorrow night in Toronto - D'Brickashaw Ferguson."

Niagara Gazette - BILLS CROWD PLEASER: Draft pickup working out for Bills
Jonah Bronstein profiles the Bills free agent linebacker, Chris Draft, and the play he made on Sunday intercepting Ricky Williams.

Too little, too late for Bills - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Even though the Bills have looked much better in two weeks under Fewell, there are still plenty of warts, but you can’t help but wonder if this change happened much earlier, could it have been different?"

Bills Daily - "A Breath Of Fresh Air"
Tony Bogyo, he of gloom and doom, appears downright giddy over the Bills win this weekend at Bills Daily.

T.O. loves to be loved but haunted by his past -
"A fired offensive coordinator, axed coach and rotating QBs has created a volatile situation, but T.O. has kept his cool, mostly."

The 10 best plays of the decade - Shutdown Corner - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
The Music City Mmmm.... Titans kickoff return from the AFC wild card game against the Bills is the best play of the decade says Shutdown Corner.

Countdown Daily: AFC East -
A look at the AFC East by John Clayton.

Week 13 power rankings: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The Bills moved up three spots from 27 to 24 after their beatdown of the Dolphins on Sunday.

Bills’ victory fails to hold down arrests at stadium; 34 are charged : Buffalo/Erie County : The Buffalo News
"Sunday’s arrest number, between 30 and 35, has become the norm for Bills games lacking any major negative crowd-control factors such as a night game, a blowout loss in nasty weather or a game with the Oakland Raiders. "

VIDEO SPECIAL- Sporting misses that changed history for all the wrong reasons - Blackburn Rovers News from
On a list of mostly soccer's near misses, Scott Norwood finds a home.

NFL Rookie Watch. - ESPN
"[Jairus Byrd] stays on the list because of his overall play throughout the season, but he has not made many plays in the last few weeks." He is sixth on the weekly power ranking type list of ten.

Bills in Toronto: An easy ticket - The Globe and Mail
"As of Tuesday, the Bills in Toronto website was still offering tickets to the game, even at the bottom price of $99 each. And on the ticket reselling websites, there have consistently been seats consistently available at below cost."

CFL supporters needn't fret this year - The Globe and Mail
"This week, as CFL types enjoy the luxury of remaining confidently silent, the Buffalo Bills return to Toronto, having so far absolutely failed to make an impression in the country's largest metropolis."

Bills head north on high note - The Globe and Mail
"They’re talking proud again in Buffalo – just in time for the Bills to bring their act back up to Canada for their home-away-from home game against the New York Jets Thursday night in Toronto. "

Team in Transition
BillBoard: Should Bills interview Weis?

Charlie Weis interviewed for Buffalo's head coaching vacancy before they hired Mike Mularkey. Should the Bills consider the former Notre Dame coach again? Vote in the poll.

Get Brandon some help for GM search : The Buffalo News
"Maybe they should hire a search firm to help in the process," says Jerry Sullivan. "College and NFL programs have done it before."

Gleason: Back home, Fewell is talk of the town : Sports Columns : The Buffalo News
Back in his tiny hometown of Cramerton, South Carolina, Perry Fewell has his old friends and coaches buzzing.

Perry Fewell deserves a long look as the coach of the Buffalo Bills, but he might not get it. - ESPN
"What does it say about Perry Fewell's future in Buffalo when big-name coaches keep being linked to the Bills' opening? It says he deserves better, and he needs to win. Now."

POLLOCK: It’s unlikely that Fewell will return
"Even if he goes 6-1 after taking over from the fired Dick Jauron, it’s hard to imagine a scenario where Buffalo’s former defensive coordinator would keep the job next season. "

Martz-Fewell would be a nice combo | Democrat and Chronicle
"Martz as head coach and running the offense plus Fewell as associate coach and running the defense could be a winning combination," says Bob Matthews.

Bills Tweet
Gregg Rosenthal

Why I love Gus Johnson: At kickoff Sunday, he starts "Dolphins-Bills. This is a big one!"