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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/17

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Ralph's Bills' Birthday Wish List - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"Sunday marks the 92nd birthday of Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph C. Wilson, Jr." Joe Buscaglia shows how the Bills can go from zero to hero in three years before making a Super Bowl run in year 4.

If the Bills need a shopping list, here's a rough draft - Larry Felser - The Buffalo News
"Why waste a perfectly good bye week when Bills fans might ponder their team's talent, or in their case a lack of talent, as they attempt to locate that pothole-filled road to respectability in future drafts."

Bills sink to new low following 0-5 start - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
John Wawrow examines how bad the Bills actually are.

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"October 17, 1959 -- Is this the anniversary of the most significant day in Buffalo sports history? It very well may be. Ralph Wilson announced on this day that he would place an American Football League franchise in Buffalo."

Final Word: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills have four days to turn some players into draft picks." The trade deadline is 4PM Tuesday.

'07 draft class nearly purged from AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Only one pick from the Bills' 2007 draft is still with the team but the epidemic has spread to the rest of the AFC East. Tim Graham reports that only 6 of 30 picks remain with their original AFC East clubs.

Jim Kelly has 'people in line' to buy Bills - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"I do have people in line that will want to purchase the team and keep it in Western New York because I do not entertain any offers from anybody looking to move the Buffalo Bills from Western New York. I just won't do it. I'll do whatever it takes to keep them in Buffalo."

Buffalo Bills are long shots to go winless | Democrat and Chronicle
"Here are the updated lines on the NFL's three 0-5 teams finishing 0-16 this season (courtesy of San Francisco 50-to-1, Buffalo 75-to-1 and Carolina 200-1."

Clemson retires Spiller's No. 28 | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC - News, Sports, Entertainment
"At halftime of the Maryland game, Spiller was presented with a framed No. 28 jersey, while the marching band spelled out "Spiller" on the Death Valley playing surface. An emotional Spiller presented the university with a check for $100,000."

Collected Wisdom: Thurman Thomas, former OSU and Buffalo Bills running back |
Thurman Thomas speaks about his college career and how he thought Buffalo was close to New York City when he was drafted. It's a nice interview about the city.

Week Six mailbag |
"I don't believe that the Bills intentionally are losing in order to get a high draft pick. Instead, I simply believe that they are incompetent. If they were doing it on purpose, at least they could feel like they were accomplishing something."

What's good, what's bad thus far in 2010 NFL season -
"The Buffalo Bills, staring at their 11th consecutive season without a playoff berth if not the ignominy of 0-16, have surrendered more than 200 yards rushing in each of their last three games."

Seahawks' Lynch Ready for His Debut " Kitsap Sun
With Lynch ready to make his debut John Boyle says the pressure is on.

Scott Pitoniak: A radical way of saying thank you to Bills fans for sticking with us
Pitoniak wants Walph Wilson to buy the remaining tickets and hand them out to fans to make up for the 11 years of awfulness.

Will Sean Combs Move The Buffalo Bills To LA? - Business Insider
"I will be the the 1st black man to be majority owner of a NFL football team!!!! BELIEVE!!!!!!!" That's what Puff Daddy thinks....

NFL Blog Blitz: Buffalo Bills powered by
The Bills and Panthers can't get off the skid this week but the 49ers can.

Is Christian Ponder a first-round pick? - Mocking The Draft
"Asking the important question about the Florida State quarterback."

Who Should the Bills Draft in 2011? -
Andrew Luck is Scott Pitoniak's pick.