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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/5

PhillyBurbs.com:  Lynch deal not expected to get done
"The Bills and Eagles spoke during the day today, but a league source said nothing came of the talks and said it was actually the Bills that initiated the conversation between the two teams. The Bills are believed to be looking for a third-round pick in exchange for Lynch, and the Eagles wouldn't be willing to give up anything close."

Hangartner steps into captain's role - BuffaloBills.com
"Geoff Hangartner is listed under ‘C’ on the positional depth chart. Now he has that same letter sewn on his uniform. After the Bills released quarterback Trent Edwards a week ago, head coach Chan Gailey gave Hangartner the nod to join wide receiver Lee Evans as offensive co-captain."

Inside The Bills | TE Nelson update "
"I tore my groin and I’m coming back from surgery," Nelson said Monday. "I had surgery like four weeks ago, but I feel fine." When asked if the groin is completely healed with no residual effects. Nelson said he’s still "feeling it," but that he’s almost done with his rehab.

Twitter / @James Ihedigbo
"Leaving Buffalo whooped them bums great team win let's go JETS..... Men on a mission!!!!"

Roster & Injury Updates
Wrotto called up to 53; Meredith waived - BuffaloBills.com

"The Bills promoted OL Mansfield Wrotto (ROT-toe) to the active roster after signing him to their practice squad late last week. To make room for Wrotto on the roster the Bills waived OL Jamon Meredith. Meredith, who first joined the Bills in September 2009 when he was signed off the Green Bay practice squad, saw his status on the roster slip in recent weeks."

McGee heads list of injured Bills - BuffaloBills.com
Chris Brown runs down the list of injuries including Terrence McGee's surgery.

Chan Gailey Monday Press Conference (7:01) - BuffaloBills.com
Coach Chan Gailey meets the media on the day after the loss to the Jets. He discusses Terrence McGee's injury and Shawn Nelson's return.

Inside The Bills | Stroud plans to practice "
"That’s the plan," said Stroud Monday. "So Wednesday I’ll get out there and give it a whirl and we’ll see where its at."

Inside The Bills | TE Nelson will practice "
"He will be able to practice with us this week and we’ll make a determination later in week whether he’s ready to go or whether we ask for the (roster) exemption this week and he would be ready to go next week," said Gailey.

Yellow Jackets are next in line - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Wrotto, 25, played under Bills coach Chan Gailey at Georgia Tech, joining undrafted rookie free agent Cordaro Howard as former Yellow Jackets with the Bills. His line coach that year was Joe D'Alessandris, the Bills' current offensive line coach."

Bills Gailey Confirms McGee's Surgery. More Roster Moves - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"I talked to them very plainly about the situation where we are right now and how we keep from going further down and how you start to build from here and you hope they understand what we have to do from here and don't let the mental things get in the way of our progression because it would be easy to get mentally askew if you listen to everything and read everything and believe everything."

More Jets- Bills
Inside The Bills | Getting off blocks "

"We’re lined up," Poz said. "The coaches are putting us in the right spot. We have to get off a block and make a play, we have to come down a hill, hit a guy, get off a block, get to the ball carrier, tackle better. It’s not a scheme thing at all."

What We Learned From the Bills – Week Four : Buffalo Sports Daily
"Here are some things we (already knew) learned following the Buffalo Bills latest embarrassing loss, a 38-14 laugher (pun intended, Donte) to the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium."

The Misses List: Bills vs Jets- Week 4 - Buffalo Wins
Joe Pinzone lists everything the Bills missed on Sunday. Well, not quite everything. It's a long list after all.

The Hits List: Bills vs Jets-Week 4 - Buffalo Wins
He makes this list short.

Bills try turning page after another lopsided loss - Times Union
"We didn't play to the point to where we were trying to win the football game," Evans said about the Bills' lopsided 38-14 loss to the New York Jets. "It's embarrassing to go out and play like that and to get beat like that."

Ihedigbo: Jets 'whooped them bums' - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"In a rare display of kicking an opponent while it's down, New York Jets safety James Ihedigbo fired off a tweet shortly after Sunday's thorough 38-14 triumph over the Buffalo Bills."

10/4 Fan Columns After The Jets Game - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"We asked for your thoughts after the Jets game and you delivered! Here are the top columns from you the fans in no particular order:"

HAMILTON: There's No Excuse For Not Showing Up - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Paul Hamilton says the Bills lacked focus from the beginning of the game and that's inexcusable.

Buffalo Bills History
Wall of Fame Ceremony - BuffaloBills.com

Photos from Booker Edgerson's Wall of Fame ceremony.

Twitter / @Sal Maiorana
"In no particular order, five worst #Bills teams of all-time: 1968, '71, '84, '85 and '01. This team could wedge its way in by year's end." At least Sal's waiting until the end of the season to decide.

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
On October 4, 1987, the Buffalo Bills were annihilated by the Indianapolis Colts in the first game played with replacement players.

More Bills Links
Inside The Bills | Andra Davis appearance "

"Bills LB Andra Davis will be making an appearance at the Verizon Wireless kiosk at the Galleria Mall on Wednesday. Davis will be signing autographs from 7-8 pm."

Chan Gailey inherited a messy Buffalo Bills team | Democrat and Chronicle
"Leo and Sal debate whether Chan Gailey knew how bad it was in Buffalo before he took over."

Murphy contends Bills need to dig out of hole | WIVB.com
"The Bills dire situation calls for patience from the long-suffering fans. But more than that, it calls for patience from Bills ownership. You've got the football guys in place, let them work."

Bills make a mess of backfield - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
"Fred Jackson is right. There aren't enough footballs to satisfy three running backs. Jackson says he wants more touches, and you can be sure that Marshawn Lynch and C.J. Spiller share the sentiment. Jackson says it's hard enough to get two running backs enough work, let alone three."

Pucko's Perspective: To boo (Trent Edwards) or not to boo? - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
"Edwards can’t hurt us anymore. He is no longer to blame. There is little reason to cheer him, but less reason to boo him. He made it over the wall. Besides, there are 52 guys perfectly capable of taking his place."