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HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY - Don't forget to at least make a phone call, guys.
The headline picture is off the Bills homepage this morning.

THE BILLS BEAT - BILLS ARE CLOSE TO DEAL WITH BALTIMORE FOR JARED GAITHER
"The Bills Beat has learned that the Buffalo Bills and the Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principal to a deal that would send Jared Gaither to the Buffalo Bills for a second round draft choice in the 2011 NFL draft." PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take this with a grain of salt and consider the source.

Gaither vs. Ravens: Let the battle begin - Baltimoe Examiner
"According to several reports, Gaither was receiving treatment for an undisclosed injury. However, Adam Schefter reports that two notable sources close to the team believe that Gaither suffered no injury at yesterday's practice, and his absence stems to an issue with pending trade-talks."

Bills Roundup: Rookie Camp Day 2 Highlights (2:42) - BuffaloBills.com
Check out these highlights from day 2 and hear from some of the Bills in attendance.

Bills Rookie Minicamp
He shall be Levi, and he shall be a good man - NicholasMendola.com

Mendola has an extensive talk with Levi Brown at Bills rookie minicamp.

Roosevelt Thrilled to Put on Bills Gear | wgrz.com | Buffalo, NY
Roosevelt who grew up in Buffalo said it was a "thrill to put on Buffalo Bills gear." Naaman and the other rookies, draft choices and free agents are participating in the Bills rookie camp this weekend at One Bills Drive and spoke to WGRZ.

Bills Rookies Adjust to New Defense | WIVB.com
"Terrell Troup and Alex Carrington spent their first weekend together at the Bills rookie minicamp. If it all works out, they'll spend a lot of time together, next to each other on the Bills defensive line. The two rookie draft picks are key players in the Bills transition to a 3-4 defense." Paul, it's "Torell", not "Terrell".

Rookies Can't Work Outside - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Chan Gailey said this camp was voluntary for guys like Brian Brohm and McKelvin, but that's news to Leodis, "They said I had to be here. I didn't mind if I had to be here or not because I wanted to be here. I wanted to come out here to get a feel of everything."

Sullivan: Do Bills think Brohm is the one? : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"Only in Buffalo could a quarterback be simultaneously fighting for his NFL life and serving as the fans' greatest source of hope at the game's most important position."

Bills' rookie Troup owes much to mom : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"I know for a fact that I wouldn't be where I am without her," the Buffalo Bills' rookie nose tackle said. "Every chance I get, I call and thank her and tell her how much I love her. She went through a lot and sacrificed a lot for me so I could be in this position." Later adding with a smile, "I'm going to take her out to dinner and a movie, probably Iron Man."

BillBoard: OL combinations
"The Bills' offensive line units during the first part of Friday's minicamp practice consisted of, left to right: Jamon Meredith, Andy Levitre, Christian Gaddis, Jason Watkins and Nick Hennessey; and Ed Wang, Andre Ramsey, Sean Allen, Kyle Calloway and Cordaro Howard. Jorge Guerra and Kyle Mutcher were rotating into the units as well."

Bills' Wang ready to help NFL gain ground in China - BuffaloBills.com
"Aside from making the Bills' roster, he's more than ready to become the flag-bearer for the NFL in its bid to crack the Chinese Wall and bring American football to the lucrative market beyond. [NFL China's managing director Michael] Stokes said there have been 300 articles on Wang in the Chinese media since he was drafted."

Other Bills Links
Gaither not at Ravens practice – Inside The Bills

"I’m hearing that Gaither’s foot might be sore and that’s what he was getting treatment on in the Ravens training room."

Bills notebook: 'Safety first' is Corto's new motto : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan talks with Jon Corto who is moving back to safety with the change in defensive schemes. He'll still likely see the most time on special team, just as he did a year ago. Gaughan also talks to Levi Brown about former Troy teammate Leodis McKelvin.

Pats deep, Jets shallow in rookie pool - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Buffalo Bills were 2nd in the division and 12th in the league at $5.657 million for nine draft choices," according to ESPN's Len Pasquarelli.

AFC East mailbag on your e-doorstep - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham doesn't think Kevin Mawae is in the Bills plans because he's such a short term answer.

Get Gaither | WIVB.com | Blogs
Paul Peck really want the Bills to go get Jared Gaither.

Buffalo Bills set to draft high in 2011 | Democrat and Chronicle
"J.P. Losman is among the NFL's unsigned veteran quarterbacks. The others are Josh McCown, Brian St. Pierre, Daunte Culpepper, Patrick Ramsey and Mark Brunell. I wouldn't recommend that the Bills sign any of them."

Working on the Chan Gang - NickMendola.com
"I’m fairly confident Gailey can do something with Mr. Fitzbrohmwards Brown, especially if Jared Gaither is making his way to Buffalo to play left tackle."