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Game Day Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/31

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Bills aim to reverse 3rd quarter numbers -
"Opponents have put points on the board in the third stanza this season by a better than 5:1 margin (77-14). Buffalo is being outscored by an average of 12.8 points per game and have been shut out in the third quarter four times."

Bills, Fitzpatrick using four-ward thinking - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"Last season, in fact, the Bills ran four wideouts only 18 plays in 16 games. This season, the Bills already have run four wides on 103 plays, or 30.2 percent of the offensive snaps."

There's no rationalizing Bills' defensive shortcomings - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
"They're giving up 33 points a game. It projects to 528 for the season, just five off the NFL record of 533 by the '81 Colts. They're last in the NFL against the run, giving up 174.5 yards a game. They're 30th on third downs, 30th in average per pass attempt, last in interceptions, 28th in total defense."

Bills Focus: Chiefs Preview with Chan Gailey (6:31) -
The Bills head coach discusses covering tight ends, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and this week's game.

Inside The Bills | Bell, Wood good to go? "
"The most encouraging sign of the season concerning Buffalo’s offensive line came last Sunday when both Demetrius Bell and Eric Wood got through an entire game without being substituted for a series or two here and there. It was the first time that’s happened in the 2010 season after both came off major offseason leg surgeries."

Fitzpatrick takes reins with savvy and grit - Larry Felser - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson compares Ryan Fitzpatrick to Jake Delhomme, Doug WIlliams, Jeff Hostetler, and Mark Rypien.

Bills show balance on offense, but key is D holding its ground - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson previews the game showing where the Bills might have an advantage or a disadvantage. He picks the Chiefs 24-23.

Is Ryan Fitzpatrick future at QB for Buffalo Bills? | Democrat and Chronicle
"Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting to turn some heads, but he must continue to play well on a consistent basis if he hopes to be the Bills' long-term solution at quarterback."

Buffalo Bills: Sal's Six Points | Democrat and Chronicle
"Sal Maiorana addresses six points as the Buffalo Bills prepare for the Kansas City Chiefs."

5 Things To Watch During Bills - Chiefs - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscaglia breaks down today's game for those of us who don't always see the Chiefs play. | Buffalo, NY | Bills vs. Chiefs Preview
The Sports Network's preview for today's game.

Gailey, Haley meet again on playing field - Times Union
The Albany Times Union looks at the relationship between Chan Gailey and Todd Haley.

Where are they now: Coe College graduate Marv Levy | The Des Moines Register
Catching up with Bills Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy.

Chiefs-Bills scouting report -
The Bills have thee edge when they pass and on special teams.

Bills' 3-4 role model - BillBoard - The Buffalo News
The Chiefs also went through some growing pains in switching to the 3-4 defense a year ago.

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
On this date in 1987 the Bills traded two first -round picks, a second-round pick, and RB Greg Bell to acquire the rights to Cornelius Bennett.

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 10/31 - Arrowhead Pride
AP gives us their version of the daily links here.

Chiefs Vs. Bills: Buffalo Players Preparing For KC's Running Backs - Arrowhead Pride
The number one running team faces off against the last-ranked run defense this week.