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Bills legend wants Edwards at QB - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"They've got to stop messing with the quarterback," Reed said. "Put the quarterback in there, let him make mistakes, do what you got to do. Don't start pulling him and doing this and doing that. I think they need to put Trent back in regardless."

1-on-1 interview with Green – Inside The Bills
"Primarily I’m a right tackle, but whatever I’m called upon to do and wherever I’m needed I’m ready to do what I have to do to get this team over the hump and get it back to the playoffs and give this town what they expect out of the Bills organization," said Green.

Cornell Green: Swapping Coasts - Silver And Black Pride
"Let me be the first to say good luck Buffalo. I'll take Langston Walker over Cornell Green any day of the week, especially on Sundays. Wasn't their G.M. the same guy who bashed the Raiders a little while ago? What kind of drugs is that guy on? Somebody in Buffalo failed to do their homework." More comments from Raiders fans here.

Cornell Smith signs with Buffalo
Bills find a tackle |

"Buffalo needs warm bodies on the offensive line, but Green didn't seem like a player that was going to get much more than the veteran's minimum. Of course, he may have to start in Buffalo."

Bills Focus: Exclusive 1-on-1 with Cornell Green (3:30) -
The newest Bills lineman sits down for an exclusive chat with

BillBoard: Bills sign O-tackle
"Green is not an exciting signing, and at 33 (he'll turn 34 in August), who knows how much he has left. But the Bills had to do something. With Brad Butler's sudden retirement, the Bills were left with Demetrius Bell, Kirk Chambers, Jamon Meredith and Andre Ramsey at tackle. Green is certainly a step up from that. He immediately becomes the favorite to start at right tackle. The starter on the left side will likely come in the first round of the draft."

Veteran tackle signs with Bills : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"The Raiders chose not to re-sign Green because of his age (he'll be 34 in August) and his uneven play (he committed 12 penalties in 12 games last season). Also, he was arrested in Florida a year ago this month on a domestic violence charge." He had this to say about the charge, "Last year the issue I went through was unfortunate," Green said. "I learned and grew from that and I just moved past that. My girl and I are together now and we're just looking forward to the future and being a part of the Buffalo Bills."

OL Green signs with Bills -
"He’s a first class guy," said Green of Gailey. "He wants to change the environment here and make it family so the locker room is good and have people that are accountable to what he wants to do. He wants all of us to come up and work out and make it a positive climate. I’m very excited to work with coach. He gave me a lot of good insight and told me what direction he wanted to go in and I want to do everything in my power to help him do that."

OL Green visiting One Bills Drive -
"The experienced lineman has appeared in 89 games and made 46 starts in his NFL career."

Buffalo Bills sign offensive lineman Cornell Green | Democrat and Chronicle
"I'm real happy that coach (Chan Gailey) emphasized a lot on the run game and I love to run block."

Not much sizzle, but Bills order a tackle - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Green sounded impressed with new Bills coach Chan Gailey. "No. 1, he wants to change the vibe in here," Green said. "He holds people accountable. He wants to get all of us to come up and workout and just change the climate to make it positive. He's going to ask a lot of us to work hard and be productive in the community. We're professionals, and it's what we do."

Green signs with Bills |
"Right now, the offensive line is kinda young," he said. "They're looking to me for my leadership and experience."

Bills ink OT Cornell Green to deal - Silver And Black Pride
So yeah, fan response from the Raiders is sheer jubilation.

Other Free Agency News
Texans host free agents Bodden, Smith - Houston Texans

"(Versatility) is the biggest thing with [Smith]," Kubiak said. "I've chased this kid a couple of times. I chased him in Denver, and now I get a chance here in Houston. He can play a lot of spots. We see him as an inside player. We want him to come compete at the center/guard position for our football team. We think that's going to be a very competitive position for our team this year, so we'll see what he thinks of it."

OL Smith to visit Cardinals – Inside The Bills
"According to an NFL source, has learned that free agent OL Wade Smith will be making his third free agent visit in four days. Smith will be making the third stop on his free agent tour in Arizona to meet with the Cardinals on Tuesday. He has already visited Buffalo and Houston."

Twitter / Houston Chronicle's John McClain
Texans are still trying to sign Leigh Bodden and Wade Smith but nothing will happen tonight. [Monday]

Sunday Special: Troy Smith wants to be a Brown - Canton, OH -
"Without a doubt, Troy Smith wants to play for the Cleveland Browns. Now, however, he’s a backup quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens, and as long as Joe Flacco is there, Smith will remain so."

Video: Latest on Vick, Marshall, T.O. - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"ESPN's Adam Schefter provides Monday's updates for Michael Vick, Brandon Marshall and Terrell Owens."

Twitter / Thurman Thomas
Greg Ellis for one year..... Teacher

Twitter / Thurman Thomas
Ryan Lilja.... Colts..... Just saying

Sullivan: Bills fail to provide sign of hope : Sports Columns : The Buffalo News
"Something tells me Bills fans won't turn any ankles dashing off to purchase their tickets. By the way, the first payment for season tickets is due Friday."

Offseason Outlook - BUF -
The official site breaks down free agency, the draft, the 2009 season, and much more in their piece on the Buffalo Bills.

Other Links
Twitter: Aaron Maybin

"Just leavin Golds Gym. Dead tired but glad to be finished the 1st workout. Gained 6 lbs last week. Targeting 6 more this week ." Check out Maybin's photo:

Hardy's past year rewarded -
"It’s going to remind me of the pain that I endured when it happened after not ever really being hurt in my life, and to know that I overcame that," he said. "More importantly I will remember the appreciation and the patience from the organization and the trainers. It makes me want to work that much harder to help this team. This offseason I can be anywhere in the world, but I’m here in Buffalo to do my part."

Geographic advantages and thoughts on league-wide realignment - The Phinsider
"I knew the Dolphins were traveling a lot more then the other teams in the AFC East. During their three road trips the Dolphins travel more then double the distance compared to the Jets."

Sports, Ink: This Day in Buffalo Sports History: Thanks for everything
On this date in 1994 the Bills released Jim Ritcher in a salary cap move. They did it with class and Vic Carucci wrote the story you can find through the link.

2010 NFL Draft
Jimmy Clausen | Notre Dame Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect

"Scott Wright of Draft Countdown provides analysis and predictions for prospect Jimmy Clausen of Notre Dame"

Bradford won’t be at OU pro day – Inside The Bills
Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford will not be in attendance at Oklahoma’s pro day on Tuesday. That according to’s Gil Brandt. Bradford has his own pro day scheduled for March 25th when he will throw for NFL talent evaluators, but it was uncertain as to whether he would at least be on hand to watch his fellow Sooners

Sam Bradford | Oklahoma Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect
Scott Wright of Draft Countdown provides analysis and predictions for prospect Sam Bradford of Oklahoma

Tebow will work out for Bills, Seahawks |
"Gil Brandt of reports that Tebow also will work out for the Seahawks and the Bills the day after his Pro Day session. In Buffalo, the man who made Kordell Stewart into an NFL quarterback would be charged with turning Tebow into a pro-caliber passer. Then again, there's also a chance that either team is considering Tebow for a role other than quarterback."

BillBoard: Bills working out Tebow
"The Bills have been vague about their quarterback situation. They have hinted at going into the season with the guys on the roster, with Trent Edwards getting one more chance to be the starter. But the team also pointed out that it was keeping its options open.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. "

BULLDOG: Why I Love Tim Tebow - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"The Bills have tried lots of guys at quarterback since Jim Kelly. Many of them have or had strong arms and the desired passing motion. If memory serves, exactly none of them were thought of as the best leader in college football. I am ready to try that on."

Twitter / Adam Caplan
That round should be earliest he goes. RT @BuffaloFoLife: @caplannfl Do you think Tebow will last till when the Bills pick in the 3rd round?