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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 10/7

Inside The Bills | Knee injuries for Scott, Ellison "
"The Bills injury report had the surprise listings of Keith Ellison and Bryan Scott. Both players missed practice Wednesday with what is being listed as knee injuries for both."

Nix remains mum on state of the Bills - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
"One voice we didn't hear was Buddy Nix. Remember him? The "general manager of football," as Ralph Wilson said on the glorious occasion of Nix's hiring. Nix is the man running the show, the face of the franchise. But he hasn't been showing his face much lately."

LB Davis Has Torn Labrum - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"It was eating me up not to be out there," remarked Davis. The linebacker quickly responded that he indeed would be playing against Jacksonville on Sunday. "Suck it up, deal with the pain, and let's do it."

WR Nelson showing promise -
"As a receiver in the NFL you’re dependent on so many other teammates on offense operating in sync to give you the chance to make a play. Watching David Nelson in the limited opportunities he has had through four games this NFL season, one comes away thinking only of what he provides to an offense that’s in dire need of positive plays and consistency."

Inside The Bills | Jones-Drew doesn’t practice "

"Starting RB Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, but it appears to be just a way of giving their feature back an extra day of rest."

Changes planned for when Trent comes to town - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan asked about what Trent Edwards could teach the Jaguars about his old team. Chan Gailey and Ryan Fitzpatrick had this to say.

How much can Trent Edwards hurt Bills? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The intel Edwards can share isn't trifling. Edwards can recognize formations and audible calls. He has been privy to strategy talk on how the Bills want to attack in certain situations. He can tell Jacksonville defensive coaches where the Bills are weakest in pass protection." | Buffalo, NY | Bills Prep for Jags; Jackson to Start
Video on the team's reaction to the Lynch trade and info on the upcoming game against Jacksonville.

The weekly blackout watch |
Florio runs down the blackout possibilities for this week including Buffalo.

BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"Will the Bills win their first game of the season this week against Jacksonville? Or will the Bills remain winless? Mark, Al and Sully take a look at the Week Five matchup."

Fred Jackson Named the Starter
Faith in Jackson runs deep -

Fred Jackson will be shouldering the load in the running game and he and his teammates react.

Bills Roundup: Increased Workload for Jackson (2:51) -
With the trade of Marshawn Lynch, Fred Jackson will see increased playing time. Check out that and more in yesterday's Bills Roundup.

Inside The Bills | Gailey on Lynch trade "
"Head coach Chan Gailey was asked why the trade of Marshawn Lynch was made now instead of at an earlier date, or this past offseason. Here was his response."

Bills' Jackson is ready to carry on - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Fred Jackson talks to the Buffalo News about shouldering the backfield load with Marshawn Lynch now out of the picture.

Fred Jackson will start at running back for Buffalo Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
"In what could end up being a classic display of addition by subtraction, the Bills' running game will likely improve now that Marshawn Lynch is a Seattle Seahawk, Fred Jackson is the starter in Buffalo, and rookie C.J. Spiller will get more touches."

Bills Jackson Ready To Be Starter Again - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"You want to be out there playing. That's what we do this for," said Jackson. "To struggle like we have offensively throughout the year, you want to be out there and help. That's your teammates that you see out there trying to bust their butts trying to get a win and you're standing on the sideline not helping."

Report: Packers were in the bidding for Marshawn Lynch |
"Pete Doughtery of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports Thompson was "in on the bidding" for Lynch before Seattle acquired him. The Seahawks ultimately gave up a fourth-round pick in 2011 and a sixth-round pick in 2012 that could escalate to a fifth-rounder."

Inside The Bills | Marshawn called team "
"RB Marshawn Lynch did not have time to bid farewell to all of his now former Bills teammates, so he placed a phone call to do so Wednesday morning. Lynch called Fred Jackson’s cell phone this morning and asked that it be put on speaker in the Bills locker room this morning."

More Bills Links
Bills promote RB Anderson -

"After going undrafted Anderson was signed by the Oakland Raiders as a rookie free agent in late April, but was released during the Raiders’ spring camps. Anderson is known as a slashing one-cut back that has receiving ability after catching 55 passes over his final two collegiate seasons."

Bills add DL to practice squad -
"The Bills filled a vacancy on their practice squad Wednesday signing free agent DL Ra’Shon "Sunny" Harris. Harris (6’4" 296) was most recently with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but was released during final cuts on Sept. 4."

Ryan Fitzpatrick Wednesday Press Conference (10:51) -
Fitzpatrick talks about Trent Edwards return, the Marshawn Lynch trade, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Chan Gailey Wednesday Press Conference (8:35) -
The Bills head coach talks about the Marshawn Lynch trade and the upcoming return of Trent Edwards with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Inside The Bills | LB Davis update "
"I tore my labrum in the first game and I just kept playing," said Davis. "They’ve been doing a good job of taking care of me and I’m going to do what I’ve got to do to suck it up and try to help the team."

Inside The Bills | Stroud feeling good "
"Marcus Stroud was back on the practice field Wednesday in his return from an ankle injury."

Inside The Bills | McKelvin’s pain in the neck "
"I woke up Sunday morning with a crick in my neck," said McKelvin. "I could barely turn my head." Buffalo’s athletic trainers worked on him all morning the day of the Jets game trying to loosen it up, but did not have much success.

How I See It: AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Lee Evans' stock is falling and Fred Jackson's stock is rising. Check out why....