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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 12/4

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Game leaves Bills in dark for attracting coach, GM : The Buffalo News
Jerry Sullivan opines that the Bills tenth straight prime time loss doesn't just hurt in the standings and with fans, it could hurt the chances of attracting a coach.

Bills offense stymied by Jets |
"The Bills succumbed to some of the same problems that have plagued them all year and it cost them a shot at their second straight division win. An inability to convert on third down and trouble stopping the run."

Buffalo Bills fall flat in prime time, lose to Jets in Toronto | Democrat and Chronicle
"Proving once again that they are not a team ready for prime time nor a team deserving of being on prime-time TV, the Buffalo Bills delivered another clunker of a performance on the national — oops, make that international — stage Thursday night."

Game Recaps
Bills lose their footing against physical Jets : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News

"The New York Jets imposed their physical will on the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night," says Mark Gaughan.

Scott Pitoniak: Bills offense regresses in trip to Toronto
"For the second straight year, the Bills offense headed south north of the border."

Bills-Jets report card : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
As you might imagine, the grades aren't very good.

Bills notebook: That rundown feeling returns for Buffalo's defense : The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson thinks, "It's a good thing the Buffalo Bills' defense doesn't have to face the New York Jets anymore this season," after getting gashed for 567 rushing yards in two meetings.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Immediate Reactions, Wk13
My favorite line from Nick Mendola's recap: "If this isn't making sense to you, remember: you got to get drunk and go right to bed. I'm trying to make this game entertaining for you."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Jets Run Through Bills in Toronto 19-13
"For the second time this season the Jets ripped through the Bills' run defense, however this time it was New York coming out top with a 19-13 win over Buffalo at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. "

Buffalo Bills: Report Card | | Democrat and Chronicle
The special teams got a "B-". Everything else didn't go so well.

Recap: Buffalo vs. NY Jets
The Sports Network's game recap.

Jets 19 Bills 13: O Darrelle Revis We Stand on Guard for Thee - Gang Green Nation
The Jets get a big win North of the Border and John B from Gang Green Nation gives the Good and the Bad.

Rapid Reaction: Jets 19, Bills 13 - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills lost some of the momentum they seemed to be building under interim coach Perry Fewell. They are 4-8 with a lot of questions that won't be answered until January, when critical front-office decisions are made. "

Sanchez didn't slide, and now he's out - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Joe Girardi apparently didn't help Mark Sanchez learn how to slide.

NFL Videos: NFLTA: Jets vs. Bills highlights
Highlights of the Jets' 19-13 win over the Bills from Toronto, Canada.

Jets overcome injury to Sanchez to beat Bills - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
John Wawrow's AP game recap.

Bills Daily Gameday Grades
Steve Saslow gives his grades for the trip north.

Jets Stick Fork in Bills 19-13 : Buffalo Sports Daily
Pat Moran's resigned game recap.

Oh No, Bills 0-2 in TO | Ed Kilgore |
"They need a quarterback, but we knew that. They need to upgrade the offensive line, and they've tried, but they can't keep people healthy enough long enough to know if they're making progress there or not. Ditto for the outside linebacking corps."

Revis dominates Owens -- again -
"As last night's 19-13 Jets victory wore on, Darrelle Revis could see he was breaking Terrell Owens' spirit. Few things produce a more satisfying feeling for a cornerback"

Bills Toronto Series
Torontonians give Bills a warm welcome | CANOE -- SLAM! Sports

Steve Simmons says the game this year was a whole lot better than last year's.

Griffin: It's another Canadian bust for Bills -
"Early on, despite gaps and pockets of empty seats throughout the stadium, [fans] managed to remain enthusiastic. In the second half, the Jets smaller but vocal contingent of fans took charge."

NFL invasion a work in progress -
Garth Woolsey says "T.O. in T.O." was replaced by "Turned Off and Tuned Out". He does note that the crowd was "solidly with the Bills".

‘Home' crowd fails to motivate Bills - The Globe and Mail
"Unlike last season's game in Toronto against the Miami Dolphins, when it was difficult to distinguish who had the home field advantage, the loyalties last night were squarely behind the Bills for the NFL's second great Canadian adventure."

Continuing to gauge the NFL in Canada - The Globe and Mail
"This time, the "home" team was at least obviously the home team, (albeit the Toronto version thereof, so the support wasn’t as loud and rough around the edges as what the Bills experienced back in their regular digs)."

Bruce Arthur suggests if it was a better team, the Toronto Series might work. "Why on Earth would any right-minded person become a fan of the Buffalo Bills now?"

Niagara Gazette - TIM'S TAKE: Bills missed chance for prime Northern exposure
"For maybe the first time, Toronto seemed ready to embrace the Bills on Thursday. Unfortunately, the Bills did their best to turn them away."

There’s no place like home for the Buffalo Bills - Dunkirk -
"Torontonians are fans of the National Football League - not the Buffalo Bills," Mindy Lambert, a Toronto resident who had no ambitions of attending the game, said.

NFL won't expand to Canada any time soon - Adam Schefter - ESPN
Adam Schefter's thoughts require ESPN Insider. Someone with a password can copy and paste his comments into the comments section if they would like.



Bills Tweets
Kawika Mitchell

We need our healthy experienced O-line. No disrespect to our guys now. They're fighting as hard as they can. We've had 2 many injuries. It's tuff to W if u can't run and don't have time 2 pass.