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2010 Buffalo Bills Schedule announced -
The Bills give highlights to all the games on the schedule. The Jets and Patriots will both play for the 50th time in Buffalo this season, for instance.

November Bills game in Toronto no threat, says CFL - The Globe and Mail
"But Toronto Blue Jays president Paul Beeston, who is overseeing the Bills Toronto Series for the first time, said there were two reasons he wanted to move the annual Toronto game to early November. One was for the chance to have the Rogers Centre roof open. The other was to improve the chances that the game will be meaningful in the standings."

The Big Question: Most pressure at QB? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
In response to the question "Which AFC East quarterback has the most pressure to produce in 2010?" the Bills didn't get much play: "We have little idea who the Buffalo Bills' quarterback will be this year, and since the division already is shaping up as a three-team race and they haven't been to the playoffs in a decade, we probably can argue that whoever gets the Bills' job won't be under much pressure to win."

Schedule Released
Bills Toronto Series game announced -

The Bears and Bills comment on the Toronto game.

AFC East comes calling early – Inside The Bills
"The Bills 2010 schedule will allow Chan Gailey’s to learn very quickly just how they measure up against their division opponents. Its a demanding first month of opponents for a team implementing new offensive and defensive schemes under a new coaching staff."

BillBoard: Breaking down the Bills' schedule
"By now, everyone has had a chance to review the Bills' 2010 schedule. We'd love to hear what you think. Here are some of my game-by-game predictions. Just remember that I reserve the right to change my mind as we get closer to the season." Final result: 6-10

BillBoard: The Bills in 2010
Take a poll predicting the Bills record. 4-12 is in the lead followed by 5-11.

Bills open season at home against Dolphins : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
The Buffalo News takes a closer look at the Bills schedule.

Buffalo Bills play host to division-rival Miami Dolphins to open season | Democrat and Chronicle
The Associated Press gives an overview of the NFL schedule.

Buffalo Bills schedule analysis - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham analyzes the schedule giving general thoughts, complaints, quick turnarounds, and travel information. | Blogs " Blog Archive " Thoughts on the Bills schedule
"I love it. I love the routine of Sunday 1pm kickoffs. I love being able to watch the 4pm games unfold and the prime time games. And I absolutely hate having to wait around all day for the Bills to kick off."

Buffalo Bills to go head-to-head against Argonauts -
"We anticipated that there would eventually be a game during our season," said Argos president Bob Nicholson. "We’re accustomed to the Bills playing here now."

Bills to set up in Toronto as Argos hit the road - National Post
"The last two seasons, the Bills have been out of the playoff picture by the time their game in Toronto took place."

Bills to host Bears in Toronto on the final day of CFL regular season - Canadian Press
"The game against Chicago will mark the first time an NFL regular-season contest will be played in Canada before the end of the CFL regular season."

NFL Draft
Scouts on Tebow, McCoy, Okung, and WR Prospects. (9:04) -

"Bills Scouts Shawn Heinlen and Brian Fisher talk about Tim Tebow, Colt McCoy, Russell Okung, Trent Williams, Brandon Graham, and several other prospects in the 2010 NFL Draft."

Buffalo Surprises Colt McCoy - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"I enjoyed it," McCoy said during a Tuesday morning appearance on The Howard Simon Show. "Any time you think Buffalo, you think cold, and when I was there I was walking around in shorts and a tee-shirt. I guess I had the wrong impression."

Chris Brown's 2010 Mock Draft -
Brown has the Bills taking Bryan Bulaga or Dan Williams at number 9 with Jimmy Clausen off the board.

The difference a top OT can make – Inside The Bills
Chris Brown breaks down how Michael Oher affected the Ravens offense.

23 of 24 draft players Russell Okung |
A quick look at the Oklahoma State OT.

Will Bills surprise us all? - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Of course, buzz and excitement does not equal wins, but for a moribund franchise like the Bills, hope is all a fan of the team can have at this point. On the flip side, low expectations are probably just what the Bills need. The media and fan base doubts the team can function properly, then shock us with a savvy draft."

LIVE CHAT: Buffalo Bills/Draft @2pm : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran ran an NFL draft live chat at Buffalo Sports Daily. See what he had to say about tomorrow night's first round and beyond.

Joe from NYC Blog: With the 41st pick in the NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills select
...Tim Tebow says Joe.

Other Bills Links
Fred Jackson signing Wed. night – Inside The Bills

"Bills RB Fred Jackson is signing autographs tonight (Wed.). He’ll be at Bases Loaded sports collectibles Fred Jackson from 6PM – 8PM. Bases Loaded is located on French Road in Cheektowaga."

George Wilson leadership retreat – Inside The Bills
"Bills safety George Wilson is leading a group of youngsters in lessons about leadership, confidence and character this weekend. It’s the 1st annual George Wilson S.A.F.E.T.Y. Foundation Leadership Retreat, which will run April 23-25 in Nashville, Tennessee. Wilson is taking school age kids from his native Kentucky."

More of 75 greatest draft picks revealed - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Jim Kelly (45), OJ Simpson (42), and Bruce Smith (35) join already revealed Buffalo Bills Thurman Thomas (55) and Terrell Owens (61).

NFL Hall of Famer’s Letter to Veteran Players « Fourth and Goal Unites
Joe Delamielleure, Billy Shaw, Bruce Smith, Jim Kelly, and Thurman Thomas were among the Hall of Fame players to send a letter to NFL veterans asking for a rookie wage scale. Read the complete letter and signees here.