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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/22

Ravens notebook: Haloti Ngata, Michael Oher could have been Buffalo Bills -
"A website called reminded its readers of those decisions and asked them to vote on which non-selection was more egregious. Based on 2,084 votes as of Thursday afternoon, 67 percent said that not taking Oher hurt more."

Inside The Bills | Ngata saw self as Bills pick "
"When the Bills passed up on me, I was like ‘OK, hopefully I’ll just get drafted,’" Ngata recalled. "I thought the Bills would draft me and they didn’t, so I just kind of looked down the line to see who else wanted me and fortunately Baltimore came and picked me up."

Could a UFL team really beat the Bills? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The Bills would beat the UFL handily but the fact that they are talking about it is pretty pathetic.

Edwards' NFL roots benefiting Bills -
Dwan Edwards talks about his time in Baltimore and how it's helped him in Buffalo.

Inside The Bills | LB Moats update "
"Bills OLB Arthur Moats, who missed Buffalo’s Week 5 game against Jacksonville, might just be ready to return to the lineup Sunday."

Draft snub by Bills spurs Ravens' Ngata - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"But the Bills didn't think Ngata fit the 4-3 scheme being installed by first-year head coach Dick Jauron and chose strong safety Donte Whitner with the eighth overall pick instead."

Wang works toward becoming jack of all trades on O-line - The Buffalo News
"I'd like for somebody to be great at something," Bills coach Chan Gailey said. "But you always have to have those guys who can cross train. We're working him at guard and tackle to see what the best position might be."

NFL Blackout policy is protected by law passed by Congress - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan explains how the league can get away with blacking games out.

A love-hit relationship rules the NFL - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
Sullivan talks to Bills players about the new rules governing hits.

Buffalo Bills' Cordaro Howard to make first start | Democrat and Chronicle
"I wouldn't be here if they didn't trust me and trust in my ability," Howard said. He has played in the first five games, either as an injury replacement or to enable others to rest. This week, he'll be part of the starting unit because Green is out with an undisclosed injury.

Clayton: Players Hypocritical About Bad Hits - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"I was not a big advocate of the 3-4 defense...I may be critical of the overall team talent, but I'm very high on the secondary and the depth of that secondary. It's young, it's got great young players, it's as deep as any secondary in the league...I think Kyle Williams can do better in a 4-3 than a 3-4"

Schopp: Bills' Season Expected To Resume - WGR 550 SportsRadio
" Lost in the excitement about the riveting baseball playoffs and the Sabres' winning one of their last six is the fact that the Bills' season resumes Sunday. At least I think it does. Does it? It might."

Buffalo Busto Bingo - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Basically it's a game you and your friends can play based on how bad the Bills are and the TV broadcast.

Ray Lewis wasn't lying about Bills troubles - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"AccuScore's 10,000 simulations reveal the Ravens are 84 percent favorites Sunday in M&T Stadium. If Ray Rice can rush for at least 100 yards against the NFL's worst run defense (allowing an average of 182.4 yards a game), then the Ravens' chances skyrocket to 95 percent."

Bills try to stay upbeat|
"We need a win, and it’s hard to hear that we’re basically one of the two worst teams in the league," Fitzpatrick says. "And the guys in the locker room, I don’t think we believe that right now. But it’s what we are because that’s what our record says. There is an urgency to get that win."

Aaron Maybin's home field advantage in Baltimore -
A profile of Baltimore's own Aaron Maybin.

Nelson's status for Sunday - BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"Nelson has shown he's recovered from the groin surgery he had while serving his four-game suspension. The Bills also could use some offensive production out of the tight end position, and Nelson has the receiving skills to do that."