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OTA - Day 11 - Open QB competition to continue -
Naaman Roosevelt doing well... Bell and Wood ahead of schedule... Gailey talks about having three good running backs... QB depth chart will happen before camp... Highlights from yesterday's OTA session.

Chan Gailey on Lynch, Schobel, Injured Players (8:07) -
The Bills head coach answers questions on Marshawn Lynch and the RBs, the quarterbacks, Aaron Schobel, and team injuries. My favorite line - "There's gonna be a lot of competitive spots at training camp."

Bills Roundup: QB Update, Wednesday Highlights (4:26) -
Highlights from OTAs, Chan Gailey's press conference, and Marcus Easley's contract signing.

Breaking Down The QB Race - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscaglia gives pros and cons for each of the three QBs. He also think Trent Edwards will get every chance to succeed.

Marcus Easley Signs
Bills WR Easley under contract -

"I’ve definitely breathed a sigh of relief," Easley told "It’s a lot of emotions all at once. I was looking forward to this day for a while and just the fact that it came and I was able to sign on the dotted line is truly a blessing."

LB waived – Inside The Bills
"To make room for Easley on the roster, Buffalo waived undrafted rookie LB Mike Wright. Wright was an ILB prospect that had great instincts, but was buried on the depth chart."

Bills Focus: Marcus Easley Signs (3:29) -
Chris Brown caught up with Marcus Easley moments after he signed his contract.

Bills finalize deal for fourth-rounder Marcus Easley | National Football Post
"The Buffalo Bills have finalized a four-year deal for fourth-round wide receiver Marcus Easley with a total base value of roughly $2.31 million, according to a league source. That includes a signing bonus of nearly $520,000 for the former University of Connecticut standout as well as the standard base salaries."

OTA Information
OT Green to sit for a bit – Inside The Bills

"Cornell Green pulled something and he’s out for a couple of days," said Gailey.

BillBoard: Brohm in red zone
"The Bills' offense didn't look particularly impressive in Wednesday's organized team activity practice, although you can't draw too many conclusions either way from a spring workout in shorts."

Gailey to name a No. 1 QB by training camp : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News
"Our training staff, I've got to give Bud Carpenter and his staff kudos because they've done a great job of getting those two guys to where they are today," Gailey said. "I mean, Eric, we've been talking about maybe letting him get on the field and do some things before we get out of the last minicamp. That's an amazing recuperation. Demetrius is way ahead of schedule as well."

BillBoard: QB pecking order by camp
"Bills coach Chan Gailey said today he's continually evaluating his QB depth chart and will have a top two determined for the start of training camp. That means he will have a top two for the start of camp. The first-team QB on July 29 won't be the "designated starter" to open the regular season."

Bills' Marshawn Lynch 'has some catching up to do' | Democrat and Chronicle
"Both on the field and off the field he has some catching up to do, but it seems like he's a quick study," Gailey said.

6/16 Chan Gailey Transcript - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Transcript form the entire interview with Chan Gailey after practice yesterday.

Gailey Glad to Have Lynch at Practice |
"As for how he intends to split the work between Lynch, Fred Jackson and rookie first-round draft pick C.J. Spiller, Gailey says that will only matter in September."

Other Bills Links
Gailey reaction to Schobel – Inside The Bills

"The team’s stance on Schobel has been unwavering throughout, which is basically that if he wants to play they’d love to have him back, but if he wants to retire they’ll wish him well."

Top 20 Bills All-Time Draft Picks: Mike Stratton (#6) : Buffalo Sports Daily
Mike Stratton, a 13th round selection by the Bills in 1962, is number six on the all-time Bills draft list. Patrick Moran also delves into Bills defined by a single play.

Twitter / Lydell Sargeant
Jst got home frm hospital visit. Thnks 2 teammates @GWilson37 n @Ka_Mitchell55 4 coming. Had good time,def gotta step my painting skills up!

Twitter / MockingTheDraft
Sorry Bills fans, but Buffalo is pulling away with the worst team in the NFL crown. That crown is made of a soiled toilet bowl cover.

Carroll must fix Seahawks on run, maybe with Lynch - NFL - Football
"I don't know if the Seattle Seahawks are serious about making a play for Buffalo running back Marshawn Lynch, but I know they should be. For that matter, they should be serious about making a play for any back who can help them get up and running again."

The Bell Tolls: Injuries, money factor in expanded NFL season -
Former Buffalo Bills linebacker Cornelius Bennett was at the CBA discussions yesterday which focused in on the "enhanced" 18-game NFL season.

Why Your Team Won't Win the Super Bowl: Buffalo Bills Edition | Bleacher Report
"My prediction: Sorry, Bills fans. I believe that the Bills are going to be one of the worst teams, if not THE worst team in the NFL in 2010. I am picking the Bills to finish the season 3-13, in last place in the AFC East, and possibly the holder of the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft."

Sports, Ink: This Day in Buffalo Sports History: O.J. asks out
On this date in 1976, OJ Simpson told the Bills in public that he wanted to finish his career on the West Coast. The Bills paid him a bunch of money, he got happy, and in 1978 and 1979 he played his final two years for San Fransisco... on the West Coast.

Thurs. radio appearances – Inside The Bills
Andy Levitre – Morning Bull, 103.3 The Edge @ 8:15 AM Chris Kelsay – On the Block with Brent Axe, The Score - Syracuse @ 3:30 pm