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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.

Bills 2009 record breakers -
There were a host of records that were tied or broken by Bills players and team units this season. Here’s the rundown courtesy of team statistician Mike Haim and his staff.

Buffalo Bills confirm talks with Bill Cowher | Democrat and Chronicle
"Bills owner Ralph Wilson confirmed the team has spoken to Bill Cowher about the team's coaching vacancy. Wilson isn't sure whether the former Steelers coach is interested in the job. 'I don't know,' Wilson told The Associated Press during a brief interview from his home in suburban Detroit on Friday. 'You'd have to ask him.'"

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Report: Lynch Allegedly Took $20 From Police Officer's Wife
"According to the story, Lynch took the $20 bill from Crawford's wife as she prepared to pay the check. When approached by his wife's friend about the money, Lynch allegedly said 'Do you know who I am? There's going to be consequences.'"

Andre Reed is a HOF Finalist
Reed will again have uphill battle – Inside The Bills

"While it’s great news that Andre Reed is a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist for the fourth straight time, getting in this time around may prove to be the most difficult task yet. The pool of candidates this year is even deeper than years past."

Reed a HOF finalist again -
"For the fourth time Bills all-time leading receiver Andre Reed is a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist. The 15 modern era finalists chosen for potential induction as part of the 2010 Hall of Fame class were announced live on NFL Network at 4 pm Friday. The Selection Committee will meet in South Florida, on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, to elect the Hall of Fame Class of 2010.The election results will be announced at 5 p.m. ET during a one-hour NFL Network special."

Former Bills wideout Reed again a finalist for Hall of Fame : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"Reed was one of four receivers to make the cut from a list of 25 semifinalists in a vote of the Hall's board of selectors, which was announced Friday. Reed distinguished himself throughout his career for his toughness and his great running ability after making receptions. He also was amazingly durable. He missed only three games the first 10 years of his career."

Team in Transition
Bears, Giants may compete for Fewell's services : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News

"Fewell, who was interviewed Monday by the Buffalo Bills for their head coaching vacancy, could become the subject of a bidding war between the Bears and Giants. New York could outbid Chicago, but the Bears would have some advantages."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills have not asked for permission to interview Rivera
"Howard Simon reports that the Buffalo Bills have not asked for permission from the San Diego Chargers to interview their defensive coordinator Ron Rivera. Rivera was part of the Chicago Bears Super Bowl winning team in 1985-6 and has held the title of defensive coordinator in San Diego and Chicago."

Bills Coach Search: Ralph Wilson Spoke With Bill Cowher |
In an interview with 2 On Your Side, former Indianapolis Colts head coach and current NBC Sports broadcaster Tony Dungy said former Steelers head coach Bill Cowher wants to get back into coaching. "I run across Bill now and again in New York, and I know he would like to get back into the NFL," said Dungy.

Bills Coach Search: Billick not contacted |
Brian Billick, former Baltimore Ravens head coach, has not been contacted by the Bills but told 2 On Your Side's Adam Benigni on Thursday that he interested in the job and would not have a problem working with Buddy Nix.

WGRZ's Adam Benigni on THSS on WGR 550
Adam gives his take on the Bills coaching search with Howard and Jeremy.

Sully on Sports: Live Chat With Sully
Jerry Sullivan answers fan questions about the Bills coaching search.

Wilson: Cameron says Bills haven't contacted him | National Football Post
"Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said he hasn’t been contacted by the Buffalo Bills regarding their head coaching vacancy."

Adam Schefter's Friday Extra Points - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter's Friday Extra Points include Bills coach news.

Homerun Throwback

The Ten Year Anniversary of the Music City Miracle - Music City Miracles
Yesterday was the 10 year anniversary of the Music City Miracle, the SBN Titans blog's namesake. It's the only blog I refuse to join on Sports Blog Nation. If they want to change their name to something else, I'd be down.

Happy Anniversary - AFC South Blog - ESPN
Paul Kuharsky os ESPN's AFC South blog looks back at the Music City Miracle and how it changed Nashville as a sports town.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Ten Years Ago
"It's been ten years and I'm still waiting for a man in a striped shirt to emerge from a tented camera monitor and tell me that the Bills have won their opening playoff game against the Tennessee Titans. It isn't going to happen."

More Bills News
Fan Friday 1-8 – Inside The Bills

Chris Brown answers questions on Trent Edwards' fate, the poor run defense and the DTs, trading for a QB and trading away Lee Evans, signing Chad Pennington, Leodis McKelvin's injury, and Michael Vick. - Rookie of the Year
Jairus Byrd is up for the Pepsi Rookie of the Year award after leading the league in interceptions. Vote now and vote often.

LB Draft takes Buffalo kids to movies – Inside The Bills
"Bills LB Chris Draft has taken 200 select Buffalo school kids to the movies with him to see ‘The Blind Side.’ But it’s more than just a few hours out of the classroom. As part of the Chris Draft Family Foundation’s Character Team™, Bills linebacker Chris Draft, along with teammates Jon Corto, Keith Ellison, will lead a discussion of the film, allowing the students to discuss the importance of character as a theme in the movie."

Jets CBs don't feel the burn - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Stats Inc. records what it calls 'burns,' the number of times a defender allows a reception to the man he's covering. Stats Inc. then divides that by the number of times the defender is targeted to compute a 'burn percentage.'" Drayton Florence and Reggie Corner were fourth and 11th, respectively, and former Bill Jabari Greer was second to the Jets' Darrelle Revis.

Chat: Chat with Tim Graham - SportsNation - ESPN
Chat recap from Friday's talk with Tim Graham.

Part 2 of Murphys look at Bills season |
"The Bills 2009 Season finished with 6-wins and 10-losses. But there were some success stories in that disappointing season. News 4 Sports Director John Murphy takes a closer look at what went right, in part two of his 2009 Season in Review."

Sports on the Air: Bills held their own in ratings : Alan Pergament : The Buffalo News
"Despite a disappointing 6-10 season, ratings for the Bills on WIVB (a CBS affiliate) and WUTV (a Fox affiliate) were only marginally lower than they were in the 2008 season and the one game on WKBW (which had the rights to a Monday Night Football game on ESPN) had a higher rating than the ESPN game a year ago."

Moulds gets conditional dismissal in harassment involving ex-lover : The Buffalo News
"Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Eric Moulds on Thursday was spared further criminal proceedings on a harassment complaint lodged months ago by his former live-in lover. Moulds was accused of striking the woman in the Amherst home they had shared. At the request of prosecutors, State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges issued a one-year "adjournment in contemplation of dismissal" to Moulds, 36, a member of the Bills all-time offensive squad as voted on by fans last year." || T.O. gives SkunkPost his take on the "Bentley Bet"
What does Terrell Owens say about the "bet" and the buzz over it? Only SkunkPoster Christie Weber tracked down T.O., along with his so-called "fan".

Chicago Sports Historic Photos: The Bears At Wrigley - Bleed Cubbie Blue
The Buffalo Bills were one of only two AFL teams to play in Wrigley field before the Bears moved. There's a picture here.

Bills Tweets
Twitter / Aaron Maybin

Just seen a guy put a gun in a cab drivers face. Time to dip