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Buffalo's O more productive than Miami's - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The Buffalo Bills no-name offense has outscored the "franchise players" on the Miami Dolphins roster.

Sharp Fitzpatrick was simply fabulous executing game plan - The Buffalo News
"Ryan Fitzpatrick was fabulous running the Bills' offense on Sunday. He read the Ravens' defense beautifully and consistently exploited matchup advantages downfield. He was especially effective in burning the Ravens' blitz. It was only one game, but the Bills' showed what a good game plan that's properly executed by the quarterback can do."

Inside The Bills | A few Bills hobbled "
"Jairus Byrd, Marcus Stroud will be a little slow to get back this week," said head coach Chan Gailey. "And then Kyle (Williams) will still be hobbled a little bit, but I’ve got a good feeling that everybody will be able to get back to the field by at least Thursday."

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Ryan Fitzpatrick: Have the Buffalo Bills Found a Franchise Quarterback? | Bleacher Report

"It may be too early to tell, but Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting to look like a quarterback that the Buffalo Bills could build their franchise around. "

Fitz flourishing in Bills offense - BuffaloBills.com
Steve Czyrny explains the improvement under Ryan Fitzpatrick.

QB Watch for Oct. 26 - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Despite Ryan Fitzpatrick's performance on Sunday, it doesn't change the fact that the Bills need a young franchise quarterback to build around. So we continue with our look at some of the top candidates in next year's draft."

5 Reasons why Ryan Fitzpatrick may start next year - Buffalo Wins
Joe Pinzone explains that for now, not the long term, Fitzpatrick might be the best option.

Like it or not, Future May Be Fitz | THE BEST OF NICK MENDOLA . . .LIVE
"Ryan Fitzpatrick is not Tom Brady v2.0, but there are several scenarios that fans have to keep in mind as this season plays out:"

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Inside The Bills | Ed Reed: Bills should’ve won "

"Five hundred and five yards, yes it was a surprise," said Reed. "I knew it was an explosive offense. We gave up a lot of plays, I don’t know what for. They’re professionals too. At the end of the day, the ‘W’ that’s what counts. Hats off to those guys, they fought hard. They probably should’ve won, but we’ve got a good team over here, too."

Bills Daily - "The Bills in an Exciting Game?"
"I’d like to say I’m satisfied with the Bills playing pretty well and showing some signs of life. I’d like to say that the game had me on the edge of my seat wondering how it was going to end. I’d like to say I think the Bills will start winning games soon. The truth of the matter is that I can’t. The Bills are experts at losing and by now I’m an expert of watching it happen."

Chan Gailey Monday Press Conference (11:25) - BuffaloBills.com
The Bills head coach talks about the help of the bye week, getting better on third down, and benching Aaron Maybin.

Inside The Bills | Roscoe gets #2 catch of week "
"Bills WR Roscoe Parrish was ranked as having the number two catch of the week on NFL.com."

Bills mull over Baltimore loss|WIVB.com
"The mood was bad among Bills defensive players, after the united allowed 30-or-more points for the fifth straight game. They were particularly bothered by a defensive lapse early in the third quarter, after a Ryan Fitzpatrick interception."

The Shawn Nelson Play | WIVB.com | Blogs
"After watching the play, Nelson does continue to move forward. That’s partly because the Ravens lifted his feet off the ground, and partly because Hangartner pushed him forward. He never does move backwards. His progress stops briefly when Lewis hits him. "

Close is no consolation for still winless Bills - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
"Running back Fred Jackson(notes) couldn’t find much consolation in how the Buffalo Bills nearly won their first game of the season. Ryan Fitzpatrick didn’t feel any better when informed his quarterback rating is second in the NFL to Peyton Manning. And defensive end Marcus Stroud was left to resort to sarcasm when reminded how the Bills have now allowed 34 or more points in five straight games."

Buffalo Bills got bad break on Shawn Nelson fumble | Democrat and Chronicle
"Sal Maiorana gives his view of the Bills' loss to the Ravens."

Video: Bills Week Seven postgame report with Mark, Al and Sully - BillBoard - The Buffalo News
"What could easily have been a blowout ended up being a close game between the Bills and Ravens. The Ravens won it with a field goal in overtime, 37-34. Mark, Al and Sully report from Baltimore."

What Happened to the Ravens Defense? - Baltimore Beatdown
"Despite the return of the Bltimore Ravens All-Pro safety Ed Reed, the Ravens defense still surrendered over 500 yards of total offense to the Buffalo Bills in yesterday's 37-34 OT victory."

Back to Reality: Four Reasons Why Buffalo Lost Again : Buffalo Sports Daily
The biggest four reasons why the Bills lost again Sunday.

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Inside The Bills | Where Maybin stands "

"I don’t send messages," said Gailey. "We play the people that we think are going to help us win. And we felt like those other two outside backers gave us a better chance especially on special teams to help us win the game."

Commitment to run still rewarding - Sports - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson goes around the NFL saying that running the ball is still important, the Saints are struggling, and more.

Gailey: Maybin needs to improve - Sports - The Buffalo News
"He has to continue to improve his all-around play, and that includes special teams," Gailey said. "To be honest with you, it gets harder and harder. ... It's not going out and practicing to see who wins spots right now. If somebody doesn't play well, then you give him another chance. If somebody keeps playing well, he might not get another chance right now."

Should we be encouraged by Buffalo Bills' offensive output? | Democrat and Chronicle
"The offense came to life in Baltimore on Sunday, but the Buffalo Bills are still 0-6." Even Sal Maiorana agreed.

Gailey's 'Message' To Bills' Maybin - WGR 550 SportsRadio
" When asked if he had lost faith in his player, Gailey retorted that as a head coach, you can't lose faith in the players on your roster."

Bills’ Lack of Picks Are Disturbing : Buffalo Sports Daily
"People have searched high and low for the biggest difference between the 2009 Buffalo Bills and the winless version that’s dropped six straight to begin this season.... But when you look at the numbers and how they factor into games, the biggest reason the Bills are 0-6 and last year’s six-win season seems like a Super Bowl run by comparison, is pretty darn obvious. Interceptions—- or I should say lack of them."