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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 3/8

Report: Bills interested in Joey Porter - AFC East blog -
"The Buffalo Bills have contacted free-agent outside linebacker Joey Porter to gauge his interest about playing in their new 3-4 defense, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The Miami Dolphins cut Porter on Friday. Schefter reports Porter will visit with the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, but there's no word on whether he'll grant the Bills an interview."

Free Agent Green visits Bills - WIVB
The Bills search for offensive lineman has veteran Cornell Green in town.  News 4 Sports has learned that the 12-year vet will meet with the team on Monday.  Green spent the last three seasons playing for the Raiders.  He started 38 games, mostly at right tackle.

Report: Bills pay Kelsay $500,000 roster bonus : Buffalo Sports Daily
"According to Adam Caplan of, barring a trade it looks Chris Kelsay will be back with the Buffalo Bills in 2010. Caplan said in his blog Sunday that the team paid Kelsay his $500,000 roster bonus that was due on March 5."

Free Agency
Darnell Dockett could be getting his wish |

"Dockett has one item on his Christmas list -- linebacker Joey Porter. And Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Porter will be visiting the Cardinals on Thursday. But the Cardinals might have some competition; Schefter also reports that the Bills have contacted Porter. Buffalo's defensive coordinator George Edwards had been Porter's position coach in Miami."

Porter And The Bills - A Match? - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"The biggest question is obvious. Is Joey Porter worth the hassle?  My answer? Absolutely and unequivocally, yes." Come see why through the link.

Bills contact Porter but face uphill battle landing him : Buffalo Sports Daily
"So while the Bills interest in Porter appears to be legitimate, the odds of landing him aren’t in their favor. Porter has said he prefers to play on the west coast to be closer to his home in California. Presumably Buffalo would have to blow him away with a big offer to have him roaming the field in Orchard Park in 2010."

Report: Bills to host troubled Raiders OT Monday : Buffalo Sports Daily
"According to a USA Today report, the Tampa police said Green became violent during an argument at his home there with the mother of his two children. Police said Green slammed 30-year-old Teriyonal Ebony Flowers into a wall, then struck her right arm with an aluminum mop handle."

Twitter / Houston Chronicle's John McClain
[CB Leigh] Bodden and G Wade Smith are having dinner with Kubiak and coaches at a Houston restaurant. They'll spend Monday visiting at Reliant Stadium.

Patriots catch up with Reed - Boston Herald
The Pats are set to bring in free agent Josh Reed for a visit today. It’s no secret the Pats are in need of wide receiver help, and the 29-year-old, who has spent his entire career with the Buffalo Bills, would upgrade the depth at the position.

Video: Bengals consider T.O., Marshall - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"ESPN's Adam Schefter shares some updates on what the Cincinnati Bengals might do at wide receiver. They're still considering Terrell Owens."

NFL Videos: Top 10 free agents
Bills LB Bryce Paup makes the list at number 10.

Buffalo Bills not making any noise in NFL free agency | Democrat and Chronicle
"I'm sure new general manager Buddy Nix and new coach Chan Gailey would like to bolster the roster with a few quality free agents. Unfortunately, it is not their money to spend. And the sad reality is that the Bills don't have as much money to spend as many other teams. When the Bills do spend money, it usually isn't spent wisely."

2010 NFL Draft
BillBoard: Bills working out Tebow

"The Bills probably wouldn't draft Tebow with the ninth overall pick, but the fact that they want to work him out privately suggests there is interest in the former Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion."

The Intrigue That Is Tim Tebow - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscaglia explains all the reasons, on and off the field, why Tim Tebow would be a good addition to any team.

Twitter / Patrick Moran
@JoeBuscaglia I think he's coming here for on and off the field reasons. Russ may knock out Nix while on clock to make this pick at #41

Twitter / Joe Buscaglia
I know I'll get plenty of "You're an idiot" for thinking the Bills should take Tebow, but he would definitely change the culture here.

Needing Jimmy Clausen - Byline Sports
"When your top two players are an undrafted running back from Coe College and a punter, you have a big identity problem. Identity translates into ticket sales and in a small market especially this is a critical issue. It is a mirror held to the fan base. Suck it up, pay the money to support the team that performs poorly, or risk helping to make the case to move the team to Los Angeles (if the Jaguars don't beat you to it). A classic Catch 22."