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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 4/28

Moats' award has promising history -
Arthur Moats was the 2009 recipient of the Buck Buchanan Award, given to the Football Championship Subdivision Defensive Player of the Year. Past winners include Dexter Coakley, Rashean Mathis, and Jared Allen. Another Bills draft pick, Danny Batten, finished third in voting to Moats.

Danny Batten: "I'm Not Going To Let Them Cut Me." - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"My main asset is how hard I play and my non-stop motor. I love hitting people, I'll go and hit people as their falling to the ground. If I'm on the field as a defensive player and I'm not making a tackle, I failed on that play. I'm gonna play as hard as I can, as fast as I can, and as mean as I can on every single play."

Bills need to shore up middle of the OL : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran suggests the Bills will add one or two interior linemen through free agency since the depth at that position is very green.

NFL Draft
Bills Focus: Easley Seizes Opportunity (3:39) -

After earning a spot on the field, Marcus Easley made the most of his time after walking on at UCONN.

Bills draft grades in total – Inside The Bills
"Here is a rundown of the draft grades given to the Bills just a day or two after the 2010 NFL draft. These grades should be taken with a grain of salt as draft grades on a class should really be handed out three years later."

Moats cool with moving inside – Inside The Bills
"Part of the reason the Bills plan to move Moats inside is because 3-4 teams like to have taller and longer players on the outside. At 6 feet even Moats doesn’t have the prototypical height for OLB in a 3-4."

Experts say Bills had so-so draft : Bills & NFL : The Buffalo News
"It is difficult, if not impossible, to make lasting judgments because it usually takes two to three years to determine how good a class is. But initial reaction to the Buffalo Bills' draft is most people thought it was average."

TMQing the AFC East draft - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Page 2 columnist Greg Easterbrook has some pretty down things to say about the Bills failure to draft an offensive tackle.

Bills Daily - "2010 Draft Review"
"Many fans were upset that the Bills went with a luxury pick with the ninth overall pick in the draft by taking running back C.J. Spiller. I think it just proved the point that the team is in full rebuilding mode."

Bills satisfied, even if fans are not - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"It may appear today that the Bills were a failure — which may very well be true — but at least it looks like they have some semblance of a plan, something that has not always been the case this last decade."

Ed Wang wants to help NFL make a mark in China |
First comment: "Pats LB Pat Chung would be a great partner in this. They could call it the Wang-Chung Initiative."

More Bills Links
Wood and Levitre help surprise students -

"Buffalo Bills offensive linemen Andy Levitre and Eric Wood helped celebrate the surprise opening of the Buffalo Niagara Charter school’s new playground on April 26th in Niagara Falls."

Joe from NYC Blog: The Top 5 List: Which young players I'd like to step up for the Bills
"Wood-Hangartner-Levitre", James Hardy, Paul Posluszny, Leodis McKelvin, and Aaron Maybin make the list with honorable mentions to Brian Brohm, Trent Edwards, Donte Whitner and "the entire 2010 rookie class".