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

Today in Sports History: January 31st - Inhistoric
On this date in 1993, Don Beebe made a play that has become legend. While getting blown out by the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVII, Leon Lett recovered a fumble near midfield. As he slowed to showboat Don Beebe came streaking downfield and knocked the ball out of his hand just before Lett scored. The ball went through the end zone for a touchback.

Sports, Ink: This Day in Buffalo Sports History: Jimbo retires
"The Buffalo Bills lost their quarterback on this day. You could argue that they are still looking for his replacement. Jim Kelly announced his retirement, ending a career that would eventually put him in the Hall of Fame. Columnist Larry Felser summed it up this was for The News."

Felser: Gailey got it right by bringing DeHaven back : The Buffalo News
"DeHaven is virtually the perfect hire, a coach with an outstanding reputation who loved living in Western New York."

BillBoard: Cortez's QBs
"Cortez was with Doug Flutie in Calgary in 1992 when the Stampeders won the Grey Cup. He was with Jeff Garcia in 1998 when Calgary won the Grey Cup again. He helped develop Dave Dickenson and Henry Burris, tw other top CFL QBs. He went to the University of California from 2002-06 as offensive coordinator and QB coach under offensive-minded head coach Jeff Tedford. There he tutored Kyle Boller and Aaron Rodgers, both No. 1 NFL draft picks. It's a good resume."

Eagles still deciding on QBs – Inside The Bills
"According to the Daily News Vick has been told by the team that he will be traded this offseason knowing he wants to be a starter in the league again. If Vick is in fact traded it would increase the likelihood of McNabb starting again for Philly in 2010 with Kolb still on board as well."

Williams earns Defensive MVP -
"He had teammates that had more eye-popping statistics. Aaron Schobel had 10 sacks, Jairus Byrd had nine interceptions, but when Bills fans voted in an online poll at for their defensive MVP they chose the man in the trenches, defensive tackle Kyle Williams."

Saturday Night Soap Box |
Former WIVB Sports Director and current WGRZ salesman Dennis Williams has his thoughts about the Bills and their quarterback position.

Clayton AFC Huddle - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Clayton gives you the latest news on the Jets, Broncos and Bills. "There's a chance they're going to go back to [Trent Edwards]." He also says the 3-4 would be a bad idea.

Bill Simmons: The Levels of Losing - ESPN
In the aftermath of the Vikings' crushing defeat, Bill Simmons re-examines the most tortured franchises in sports. The Bills make it in as number 3 thanks to their AFL Championship in 1965 which is more than the Vikings and Cubs can claim.

Checketts solidifies Rams bid -
"Multiple sources tell me that another group has strong ties to Toronto, which should concern those who want to see the Rams remain in St. Louis. "

2010 Senior Bowl and NFL Draft
WGR 550 SportsRadio - Senior Bowl Breakdown

Joe Buscaglia gives a thorough breakdown of the Senior Bowl, position by position. You can also see his in-game tweets by going to his account,

Twitter / Joe Buscaglia
If they switch to 3-4 any LB is no longer a top priority. LT would then become top priority. @NFLWarRoom

Twitter / Joe Buscaglia
From today's game, I would probably want LeFevour to be the man the Bills target. Looked great today. Theyd probably have to take him round2

Twitter / Joe Buscaglia
LeFevour, 2nd round, wouldn't be able to get him in third round. Not after today. @BillsFan3

Brandon Graham shines at Senior Bowl - NFL -
"After a week of grueling practices, it was time to finally play the game. When the final seconds ticked off the North had defeated the South 31-13 in a lopsided affair. There were several outstanding performances that scouts will remember, including the play of two defensive linemen. Here are the games' top performers:"

Buffalo's Terrell Owens, Cincinnati's Larry Johnson inducted into Hall of Fame | Press-Register
"The Senior Bowl welcomed two more members to its Hall of fame this weekend -- Buffalo Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens and Cincinnati Bengals running back Larry Johnson. The two players were in Mobile Friday night and honored at a reception at the Country Club of Mobile." Photos - 2010 Under Armour Senior Bowl
Photos from the Senior Bowl.

2010 Senior Bowl open thread - Mocking The Draft
It was gameday at Mocking the Draft. Check out the thoughts on the Senior Bowl from while the game was ongoing.