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Best decade ever by a kicker? Adam Vinatieri ruled the 2000s -
Brian Moorman came in second in a USA Today poll of best punters of the 2000s. Shane Lechler topped the list.

Bills - Not Buffalo - Reason for Rejections -
"We should all keep in mind the rejection of the Bills head coaching job is not to be confused or compared with what the outside world may or may not think about Buffalo. Is it a factor? It would be naive not to think ANY prospective coach would probably rather take a job in San Diego or Miami or in a more lucrative market, because the coach also has to do a bit of a selling job on the family, but I do not think the city if the #1 factor, and I don't think it's even close."

April showers fans with praise : Sports Letters : The Buffalo News
Bobby April and his family say "Thank You" to Buffalo and Bills fans.

Team in Transition
Frazier doesn't want to talk about Bills job |

"The only thing I'm really focused on right now is the NFC Championship game," Frazier said. "In the meantime, enjoy this for a little bit then on Monday we got to get ready for that NFC Championship game."

Frazier not talking Bills right now – Inside The Bills
"At this point the Bills cannot have any further contact with Frazier anyway until his team is ousted from playoff contention or his team advances to the Super Bowl, at which point the Bills would be able to speak to him via a second interview in the lag week between the Conference Championship game and the Super Bowl. Frazier certainly helped his cause as Dallas managed just three points in the Divisional Playoff with Minnesota."

Report: Pursuit of Grimm ongoing – Inside The Bills
"The Bills are free to interview Grimm with the Cardinals season over, as they did receive permission to do so from Arizona. The ball is now in Grimm’s court."

BillBoard: Bills play waiting game
"The Bills might reach out to other candidates, but that's risky. Doing so might anger Frazier enough to take himself out of consideration. The Bills also can't afford to be turned down again because they're already battling the growing perception that their job is not attractive."

Bills' search for coach not close to end : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"Fans hoping the Buffalo Bills' head coaching search was nearing an end are going to be disappointed. It appears that a resolution is at least another week away."

Top (and middle-of-the-road) coaches send message to Bills : Jerry Sullivan : The Buffalo News
"I suppose the average Bills fan doesn't know whether to laugh or cry at this point. But in retrospect, it was a pipe dream to think that any of the top guys, the A-list coaches, would have been remotely interested in coaching the Bills."

The snub scale: Bills job doesn't rate - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham provides a rundown of the Bills' coaching search while giving each candidate a level on his "snub scale". This scale is based on how badly the team was snubbed by the perspective coach.

Bills Must Wait on Frazier |
The Bills can now interview Jason Garrett, Russ Grimm, and Cam Cameron. All three were eliminated from the playoffs.

Bills’ coaching search to come into focus this week : Buffalo Sports Daily
"The Bills have been interested in speaking to Russ Grimm, Ron Rivera and Jason Garrett and if the feeling is mutual; will interview this week."

Other Bills News
Sports, Ink - This Day in Buffalo Sports History: Change for the better

The Bills' first head coach, Buster Ramsey, was fired on this day in 1962. Lou Saban would take over and guide the Bills to two AFL Championship in the mid-1960s.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - The Kids Are (Now) Alright
Nicholas Mendola profiles the first round QBs from the last six drafts and says the long-held beliefs that a rookie QB can't come in and win is falling to the wayside.

Pushing past challenges -
Chris Brown looks at the rash of injuries on the offensive line and how the Bills worked through it.

Dwayne Wright gets a workout – Inside The Bills
"Buffalo’s former fourth-round pick got an opportunity to show off his wares for a team just ousted from the playoffs. The Philadelphia Eagles, who were just eliminated from playoff contention last week worked out Wright."