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Whitner trending up - BuffaloBills.com
"Whitner, tied for fourth in the league with a team-leading 104 tackles (most among all NFL defensive backs), credited the change from former defensive coordinator Perry Fewell’s Tampa 2 system to current coordinator George Edwards’ 3-4."

Stevie Johnson plans to make it fun again - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham profiles Steve Johnson's ability to relate with an audience and more about the wide receiver in an article he started a week ago before Johnson's infamous drop and Tweet.

Williams, Winfield hold no grudges - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson spoke with former Buffalo Bills Pat Williams and Antoine Winfield about their time in Buffalo and what's happened since in Minnesota.

Edwards to I-R; Bills sign TE - BuffaloBills.com
"It was a bad injury and he wasn’t going to make it back," said head coach Chan Gailey. "If he made it back for the last (game)... he might’ve gotten back for the last two (games) and he still wouldn’t have been 100 percent and with the chance to hurt it again that wouldn’t be smart on our part."

Bills Focus: A Defensive Nightmare (3:12) - BuffaloBills.com
A lot at the potentially potent offense of the Minnesota Vikings.

Inside The Bills | Maybin glad to get some run
"I’m excited about the opportunity," said Maybin. "Obviously nobody wants to have as many teammates go down as we have this year. But whenever somebody does go down that means there is an opportunity for somebody else to step up and contribute, so that’s what I’m trying to do now."

Inside The Bills | Odds good for Spence, C.J.
"Yes, and they had no residual effects from yesterday so they looked good," said Gailey. "It looks like they’ll be good to go."

Inside The Bills | Migraines for Nelson confirmed
"Nelson has been listed on the team’s injury report since last Friday with what was described as an illness, but when asked if it is in fact migraine headaches, Gailey [confirmed]."

Twitter / @Shawne Merriman
Hollaatyaboy82: r u going to come back to buffalo next year? Merriman: If I did it will be because of the guys the are great.

Williams, Winfield hold no grudges - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson spoke with former Buffalo Bills Pat Williams and Antoine Winfield about their time in Buffalo and what's happened since in Minnesota.

Frazier believes he did his best in Bills' interview - The Buffalo News
"Minnesota Vikings interim head coach and defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said he's not disappointed the Buffalo Bills chose Chan Gailey over him."

Guard rides shotgun so center can keep eye on 'D' line - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan explains how a center snaps in shotgun formation, sports agent fees, and the long amount of time before Big Ben's run last week.

Buffalo Bills keep faith in Jairus Byrd | Democrat and Chronicle
"Playing in a different defense with new duties, Byrd has learned how fleeting success can be. As he heads into Minnesota for Sunday's game against the Vikings, he has zero interceptions."

Peterson spells doom for Bills' weak run D - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Vikings won 77 percent of AccuScore's 10,000 simulations. The average margin was four points. AccuScore, however, is assuming Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson will play."

Clayton: Fitzpatrick Is Not The Future - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"I just hope out of this season, [the Bills] don't take the idea that Ryan Fitzpatrick is doing such a great job that he is the long term answer, because if they've done that, that will be a huge mistake. He can maybe get them to the next guy, but they've got to get the next guy."

Five Bills Not Practicing Thursday, Nelson Dealing With Migraines - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"Terrence McGee, Reggie Torbor, Eric Wood, Shawn Nelson and Torell Troup all couldn't get on to the field during the session."

Callahan, Rochester Amerks enjoy Buffalo Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
"Amerks defenseman Joe Callahan definitely didn't look like your average NFL fan when he arrived at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday."

Are you there, God? It's me, Steve - National Post
"He didn't, of course. At worst, by my reading of it, he questioned, using an awful lot of extraneous punctuation marks, why the good Lord had responded to his praise in this manner. And he even ended with the casual, happy "THX THO" just to make clear that he was still good with God."

UFL player tryouts continue as transfer fee impasse lingers | ProFootballTalk
"Last Saturday, Sacramento receiver Rodrickus Windsor tried out for the Bills."

Fitzpatrick may end up costing the Bills | Buffalo Wins
Based on some previous contracts, Joe Pinzone thinks Fitzpatrick is going to get anywhere between 5-7 million per year if he looks for an extension.

Bills Continue Tradition of Abysmal Tight End Play : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran goes through the litany of awful Buffalo Bills tight end production in recent years.