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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 3/13

DT Kennedy visits Bills -
"I’m definitely capable of handling the [nose tackle] position," he said. "I played nose last year in Minnesota. I played every position along the line. So it’s just about following the scheme and understanding the scheme and just going out there and executing."

Fan Friday 3-12 – Inside The Bills
Chris Brown's weekly feature includes questions on Roscoe Parrish, explaining the 3-4 defense, compensatory picks, trading down in the draft, and Penn State DL Jared Odrick.

Final rankings update finished - Mocking The Draft
MTD's positional rankings and overall top 150 have been finalized for the 2010 NFL Draft.  Mocking Dan has them listed by position as well as overall 150 prospects.  I bookmarked it already.

Free Agency
Kennedy has the size – Inside The Bills

"Free agent visitor Jimmy Kennedy has the size to man the nose tackle spot in a 3-4.  At 6′5″ and 320 pounds he’s got the body to do it. The question is does Buffalo’s coaching staff see it the same way? I would think they do because they’ve got some veteran players to man the ends in this 3-4 scheme in Marcus Stroud and Spencer Johnson."

Bills Focus: Jimmy Kennedy 1-on-1 (3:08) - Video talks with free agent DT Jimmy Kennedy during his visit.

2010 NFL Draft
NFL Mock 2.0 -

With both top QBs off the board and Russell Okung the only OT not available, Joe Buscaglia joins the growing list of people putting Tennessee's Dan Williams at the number nine pick.  His rationale revolves around Cornell Brown as a stopgap until 2011.

Vote for the greatest draft pick - AFC East blog is compiling a list of the greatest draft picks of all time in celebration of the 75th NFL draft.  Bills in the running are: Gary Anderson (seventh round, 1982); Ruben Brown (first round, 1995); Joe DeLamielleure (first round, 1973); Jim Kelly (first round, 1983); Reggie McKenzie (second round, 1972); Andre Reed (fourth round, 1985); O.J. Simpson (first round, 1969); Fred Smerlas (second round, 1979); Bruce Smith (first round, 1985); Thurman Thomas (second round, 1998).

BUST-O-METER: Dan Williams - Mocking The Draft
"Dan Williams is benefiting from the draft process; his stock is on a continuous rise. Williams has the size and ability to play the coveted nose tackle position. While Williams shows ability he has no experience playing the nose tackle position. Williams should have a good career but is he worthy of a top 10 pick? The high expectations are what will be Williams’s demise."

Sleeper of the Week: Rodger Saffold - Mocking The Draft
Saffold played OT at Indiana, where it just so happens new Bills Assistant OL coach Bobby Johnson was the offensive line coach. He could be had in the second or third round and could remain at left tackle, a position he started at for four years in college.

Bradford's workout moved to March 29 - Mocking The Draft
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford has moved his workout day to March 29.

Other Bills News
Poz on his haircut – Inside The Bills

Bills LB Paul Posluszny decided to chop his long locks from the 2009 season.  "It was time for a change, nothing more than that," said Posluszny. "Plus long hair is a lot of maintenance."

Talking Bills vs. dirty shoes -
"The only point I set out to make was that for a team in the Bills that most outsiders thought needed a house-cleaning, there's been barely a dusting... I'd run out of ways to make this point and the next thing you know I'm saying some dumb thing about how I'd rather be talking about the dirt on my shoes than the Bills. I exaggerate."

The What Coulda Been (WCB) Tournament: the at-large selections and seeding -
Pro Football Reference is running a "What It" tournament featuring a bracket of the 64 NFL teams in the Super Bowl era that came up just short.  The Bills have four automatic qualifiers in the tourney from their four conference champions that did not win the big prize.  We might win this one guys!