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Whaley adds his voice to Bills : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan profiles new assistant GM Doug Whaley, why he came to Buffalo, and what he sees as the future here.

Owens' time in Buffalo served its purpose - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham examins the Bills decision to not re-sign Terrell Owens and looks back on the successful partnership. Not successful on the field, really, but off it certainly.

Playing Bills GM- Volume V (Part 2) - Buffalo Sports Daily
Joe Pinzone continues his offseason by addressing offensive free agents.  He signs several; QBChad Pennington (if a Kevin Kolb deal can't be worked out, RB Chester Taylor or Darren Sproles, TE Benjamin Watson, and WR Chris Chambers.  Read the full article for rationale.

2010 NFL Draft
Browns might trade up for QB – Inside The Bills

"In a time where very few NFL teams have an interest in trading into the top 10 due to the enormous money handed out to NFL prospects taken that high, the Cleveland Browns, a team already in the top 10 at seventh overall, have not ruled out the possibility of trading up if it means landing Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford."

Monday Morning QB - Peter King - SI.com
I think Mike Holmgren looked and sounded like a man with a sense of urgency to pick a quarterback, put him under center, and let him play 16 games -- without the pressure of looking over his shoulder at the backup. "A quarterback needs two full seasons before you can judge him. What's Brady Quinn started? Twelve games? How can we know if he's the guy?'' Just from listening to him, it sounds like the Browns will give the job to Quinn, draft a passer sometime after the first round, and groom him in case Quinn's not The Man.

NFL Combine gives prospects like Everson Griffen a shot to shine - NFL - SI.com
"On Monday, it was the defensive linemen and linebackers' turn to take the field at the NFL Scouting Combine. The performances on the field ranged from outstanding to awful."

John Clayton Mailbag - ESPN
"You're right about the offensive line problems being a factor, but why would the Bills have to start Clausen immediately? They could use Trent Edwards as a bridge to Clausen. I don't think you have to worry about it, because I don't think Clausen will drop that far. If that's the case, the Bills need to draft an offensive tackle."

The Shutdown Corner mock draft, Part 1 - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
The Bills select Jimmy Clausen.

NFL Draft 2010 Player Profile: Bryan Bulaga, Iowa Offensive Tackle - SB Nation
A collection of information on OT prospect Bryan Bulaga.

Other Bills Links
Nix and Gailey continue to reshape Bills | Olean Times Herald

"Say what you want about the hiring of 70-year-old general manager Buddy Nix and the less-than-popular choice of Chan Gailey as coach, the Buffalo Bills haven’t stood pat this off-season. "

With Bulger, the Rams have options | National Football Post
Why not play around with Bulger first, see if there is some interest? NFL clubs are watching tape on all veteran players—those who will be free agents and those who may be cut. There may be a team out there, such as the Bills, who could be interested in Bulger.

ProFootballWeekly.com - AFC East team needs
Bills Summary: "Without a doubt, finding a QB who can play immediately is the Bills' most pressing need, but giving him some reliable targets and bolstering both lines are also integral steps if the team hopes to improve under new coach Chan Gailey."