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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 3/27

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Fan Friday 3-26 – Inside The Bills
Chris Brown's weekly Q&A contains info on what the Bills might do if the top OL prospects are gone at 9, how the looming lockout might affect this draft, Kyle Williams place on the defense, acquiring Ravens RFA Jared Gaither, and the possibility of a Terrell Owens return.

Elmhurst grad Hardy back with life message | The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.
"James Hardy is widely regarded as the most accomplished athlete to come out of Elmhurst and will likely be the school’s last elite sports product with the impending closing of the school. The former basketball and football standout and current Buffalo Bills wide receiver was at his alma mater Friday to offer his insights on school, life and, of course, the 2004 Elmhurst graduate’s high school shutting its doors in June."

Moorman brings sprint triathlon to Buffalo -
Brian Moorman is beginning his own sprint triathalon in Buffalo to raise money for his PUNT foundation. "Moorman’s event is a sprint triathlon consisting of a 300 meter swim, 13.5 mile bike and three mile run. And as Moorman points out one participant does not have to do all three events."

McNabb Rumors
McNabb mess only gets messier |

"That said, ESPN's Sal Paolantonio points out that the Eagles might have no choice but to move McNabb. Paolantonio reports that league sources believe the Eagles wanted too much for McNabb, that several interested teams have moved on, and that no one currently is willing to give up more than a third-round draft pick."

McNabb to Raiders for CB? – Inside The Bills
"The McNabb rumor mill is on fire with the latest being that the Raiders are offering franchise CB Nnamdi Asomugha for the veteran QB."

McNabb Agent: No Discussion of Teams | Philadelphia Daily News | 03/26/2010
"Your Eagletarian just talked to Donovan McNabb's agent, Fletcher Smith, who said he has no reason to believe a trade is imminent, and says there have been no conversations with the Eagles about which teams the quarterback would or would not prefer to be traded to. The spokesman said McNabb, indeed, wants to stay with the Eagles, but that McNabb and Reid have not texted or spoken on that subject."

NFL: The Philadelphia Eagles may have backed themselves into a corner with Donovan McNabb - ESPN
"The Bills are rebuilding and do not want to part with a high draft pick, particularly since McNabb has made it known he would prefer to play in Minnesota. McNabb, 33, is in the last year of a contract that pays him $11 million in 2010, and he wants a long-term extension -- something the Eagles have refused to do. Sources say Bills owner Ralph Wilson has balked at the notion of renting McNabb for a season at a high salary and then investing long-term in a quarterback who turns 34 this season."

Twitter / Donte Whitner
I hope D+nvan McNabb comes to us. He's great..

Video: Where will McNabb land? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"ESPN's Adam Schefter provides an update on Donovan McNabb's status with the Philadelphia Eagles and what teams might acquire the star quarterback. Yes, the Buffalo Bills are mentioned."

Bills Still in McNabb Mix? |
ESPN's Sal Paolantonio joined Channel 2 to discuss the potential Donovan McNabb trade.

2010 NFL Draft
BillBoard: Draft watch: Tim Tebow

A quick look at the most polarizing figure in this or any other draft.

Draft Watch: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
In the "Under-the-radar needs", Tim Graham lists the third running back Chan Gailey mentioned last week at the owners meetings. It's much more fun to use Gailey's "water bug" comment, though.

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Sports, Ink: This Day in Buffalo Sports History: The Doctor

When he died on this date in 2001, James Ailinger was the longest-living former pro football player. He received fifty bucks a game playing for the Buffalo Bisons in 1924 but retired to pursue his career as a dentist.