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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 9/21

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

Explosive Bills offense has coming out party : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
It looks like that painful-to-watch attack is a thing of the past, as the Bills rolled up 438 yards and 25 first downs — more than in any home game last season.

Bills notebook: Butler may be out for a while : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Schouman, who was carted off the field, was walking without a noticeable limp in the locker room. He expressed some optimism about his injury, saying the initial examination on his knee did not reveal any torn ligaments. McKelvin and Nelson did not show any ill effects of their injuries as they left the stadium. Video of the 50th Anniversary team ceremony is also available here.

Edwards makes Bills offense manageable - AFC East - ESPN
With another efficient performance to help the Bills beat the Buccaneers 33-20 in Ralph Wilson Stadium, Edwards ranks fourth in the NFL with a 104.9 passer rating. Ahead of him are Drew Brees, Brett Favre and Matt Ryan. blog " HOF Class of 2010: And then there were 131
PFR takes a look at the nominees for the Hall by the numbers. Poor Steve Tasker's impact just can't be sorted that way and he comes in last among those on the list.

Weekend Notes: The Jets take on Brady | National Football Post
In my opinion, McGee is by far the most underrated corner in the game today. He has good feet, tackles well, has the ability to produce in both man and zone coverage, and is a weapon on special teams. But, perhaps more importantly, McGee is tough—he plays hurt and he plays when most other guys would shut it down.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
Schouman had career-highs in receptions (six) and receiving yards (62) before going down. Can you say RB controversy? Bills RB Fred Jackson has been spectacular for the second week in a row in place of Marshawn Lynch, rushing for a career-high 163 yards. McKelvin's injury appears to be the least serious, as he was seen walking out of the locker room.

Nelson says shoulder is okay – Inside The Bills
He expects to play vs. the Saints.

TE possibilities – Inside The Bills
Adam Schefter reported the Bills had tight ends Joe Klopfenstein, Leonard Pope, and Tony Curtis in for workouts this week. Chris Brown breaks down all three potential candidates as well the possibility of re-signing Jonathan Stupar to the active roster.

DiCesare: Bills can't let T.O. lose patience, or they'll lose him : Sports Columns : The Buffalo News
By late in the third quarter of Sunday's 33-20 victory over the Bucs at The Ralph it was clear, by his languid movement and perfunctory route running, that Owens was, at best, mildly engaged.

Jets push prim and proper to the side - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Week 2 "winners" include the Buffalo Bills offense.

No more tears: Whitner finds redemption in victory : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Whitner was emotional after that 25-24 loss to the Patriots, but not devastated. Redemption is always a week away in the NFL, and Whitner played a major role in the Bills making up for last week's meltdown.

Niagara Gazette - TIM'S TAKE: Whitner lets play do talking against Bucs
When Tampa quarterback Byron Leftwich threw errantly to Williams — and errant throws were the norm for Leftwich on Sunday — Whitner got both hands up and saw something he’d yet to see as a Bill. The end zone.

Game Recaps
Bills 33, Bucs 20 -
Highlights from the Bills win.

Sullivan: Bills' young bloods get their act together : Jerry Sullivan : The Buffalo News
After five straight home losses — four of them at The Ralph — the Bills gave an aroused opening day crowd lots to cheer about. And the Bucs played the way so many inferior visitors have over the years. They committed 13 penalties. They false started. They grabbed face masks. They played dumb and dumber.

Quarterly report: Week Two : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan breaks down the game quarter by quarter.

Bills-Bucs report card : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Running game and coaches both gets A's. Lowest grade goes to special teams for the second week in a row.

Injuries sour celebration for Buffalo Bills | | Democrat and Chronicle
Going into Sunday, five players were already on injured reserve and done for the season, and linebacker Paul Posluszny couldn't play against the Bucs after hurting his arm in Monday's 25-24 loss at New England. They lost four more players during the game Sunday. Butler is being carted off in a picture on the page.

Buffalo Bills two-minute read | | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana answers the six questions he posed before the game.

Buffalo Bills report card | | Democrat and Chronicle
Leo Roth grades the Bills out giving the highest grade to the offensive and defensive lines while giving his lowest grade (C) to the tight ends.

Buffalo Bills dominate in win over Tampa Bay | | Democrat and Chronicle
In the Dick Jauron Era, which began in 2006, the list of mind-numbing losses is painfully lengthy. But say what you will about Jauron, he has to be given credit for the way his team has rebounded from adversity.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Beat Bucs 33-20
Initial reaction immediately following the game by writer Joe Buscaglia.

Wrap-up: Bills 33, Buccaneers 20 - AFC East - ESPN
The Bills never will get that awful Monday night feeling out of their intestines, but they at least can feel good about the way they focused on the next opponent, evened their record and restored some organizational belief.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Immediate Reactions, WK 2
Nick Mendola highlights some things he liked and didn't like from the game.

Scott Pitoniak: Mulling over the Bills first win
Some quick observations on the Bills 33-20 victory against Tampa Bay at the Ralph Sunday.

Buffalo Bills NFL News Updates - Rapid Reports
- Schouman had career-highs in receptions (six) and receiving yards (62) before going down.
- Can you say RB controversy? Bills RB Fred Jackson has been spectacular for the second week in a row in place of Marshawn Lynch, rushing for a career-high 163 yards.
- McKelvin's injury appears to be the least serious, as he was seen walking out of the locker room.

Bills Tweets
Twitter / Kawika Mitchell
My body feels energized. My mind is crystal clear. My heart is cold. Must b game day. Beastmode!!!!

Twitter / Lydell Sargeant
Got the Bucs Today!! First Home Game n Ralph, Excited to see what our fans are really about!

Twitter / James Hardy
this is our year and game today go bills!!!

Twitter / Buffalo Bills
WR Lee Evans became the 5th Buffalo Bills player with 300 receptions.

Twitter / Sal Maiorana
Whitner's interception return TD was Bills' longest since Henry Jones' 85-yarder against Giants in 1993

Twitter / Sal Maiorana
Bills are first team with an interception TD return in each of first two games of a season since Seattle did it in 1998.

Twitter / Sigmund Bloom
Buffalo TEs and San Francisco RBs going down like Spinal Tap drummers today

Twitter / Adam Schefter
Raiders, Bills, Bengals - all had hearts stomped on last week. And all bounced back this week, impressively. Kudos to those organizations.

Twitter / Aaron Maybin
feels good to be victorious again!

Twitter / Terrell Owens
How bout those Bills!!! Nt my best game but we pulled it out!!

Twitter / Thurman Thomas
The bills looked niiiice! Congrats to t.o on 1st catch as a bill. Way to go avp, freddy Jackson, #83, my man #5. whole team. Great effort

Twitter / Adam Caplan
Q- does buffalo stand an ounce of a chance agains the high powered NO offense? A - No, but the #Bills are at deep at Cb.

Twitter / Shawn Nelson
thanks for the support. Shoulder is ok. looking foward to being with my brothers against the saints! G nite tweeters.

Twitter / Lydell Sargeant
GREAT WINN! Bigggg game tomm.. got on here to give my MMT of the day, 15 min late but hope yall can forgive me!

Twitter / Thurman Thomas
Loving the o- line, they have a mean streak to all starts up front!!!

Twitter / Daniel Jeremiah
I will give Trent Edwards credit... Last week I complained he didn't take any shots downfield, today he did. Some nice throws