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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 7/16

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Bills QB situation as muddled as ever - NFL - Football
"The void continues to be unfilled. Since Jim Kelly retired, the Bills have had a revolving door at quarterback. Even though little has changed, Buffalo hopes incumbent Trent Edwards can emerge, Pete Prisco says." There are some great Trent Edwards quotes.

Washington Post - Can Jack Kemp make it into the football Hall of Fame?
"Among the guests: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who was asked if Kemp -- a former Buffalo Bills quarterback with two AFL titles -- should be voted into the Hall of Fame. "I sure hope so," Goodell said."

Eric Berry And C.J. Spiller Makes Some Cutting Observations About Brand X - From Our Editors -
"To promote adidas adiZero Scorch, they shot an ad weighing commonplace football accessories, like a generic sports drink, a football and even A DIFFERENT COMPANY'S CLEAT against the adidas shoe, which at 8.6 ounces, is said to be the lightest available." Check out the video here.

Will special teams have a different approach? -
"The Bills begin a new era of special teams with a coordinator every bit as proven in Bruce DeHaven, who put Buffalo’s special teams on the NFL map. How things will change on special teams for the Bills is the big question under different leadership."

BillBoard: Edwards in Tahoe Golf
"Bills QB Trent Edwards is among the professional athletes competing today through Sunday in the American Century Championship golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nev. The event is on NBC from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday." Lots of big names are playing, too.

Fantasy Fix: Bills committee will vex fantasy owners - The Buffalo News
"Dealing with the dreaded running-backs-by-committee approach has become a fact of life in fantasy football, but more perplexing is the triple threat. That's especially true when all three backs are in (or set to enter) the prime of their careers"

Notes and quotes | Team Reports | NFL at
Eric Wood ended training camp getting a good number of reps, the team doesn't expect to top 50k season tickets, and Jim Kelly is rooting for Trent Edwards.

Strategy and personnel | Team Reports | NFL at
Demetrius Bell goes under the microscope.

Inside Slant | Team Reports | NFL at
Inside Slant presents a list of players to watch at training camp including Trent Edwards, Aaron Maybin, Marshawn Lynch, and Aaron Schobel. Also, they discuss the nickel cornerback job and Chan Gailey's no-nonsense approach to practice that is tougher than Dick Jauron's.

NFL standout Terrence McGee gives back to Demons -
"Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl standout Terrence McGee, an All-American during his four seasons playing football for Northwestern State, has made a $25,000 gift to support NSU's Athletic Fieldhouse renovation project."

No. 5 Buffalo Bills, Ranked 28th | Fantasy Football: Top Five Sleeper Defenses | Bleacher Report
"The Bills have the 28th ranked defense according to, but could be a viable pickup."

Buffalo Bills Training Camp Battles Part Three: Strong Safety | Bleacher Report
"With Donte Whitner entering a contract year, will he finally live up to the potential expected of a No. 8 overall pick? Will George Wilson find a way to beat out Whitner for the starting strong safety, although naturally a free safety?"

AFC East Preview: Mark Sanchez, Chad Henne And 15 Players Under Pressure | Bleacher Report
Aaron Maybin, Marshawn Lynch, Kawika Mitchell and Leodis McKelvin represent the Bills on this Bleacher Report list.

Eric Crawford | Redman, Brohm, Cantwell still scrambling | | The Courier-Journal
"Three quarterbacks, three different roads, even different styles, but Chris Redman, Brian Brohm and Hunter Cantwell find themselves in somewhat similar circumstances as the NFL preseason approaches."

Levels of Quarterback Confidence - Gang Green Nation
"Breaking the league's starting quarterbacks into clearly defined groups." Trent Edwards is in the bottom group labeled "Bad Quarterbacks" with Jake Delhomme and Matt Leinart.

2010 Burgerfest is this Saturday in the Village of Hamburg - The Sun News
Jon Corto is a celebrity judge this weekend at the Hamburg burgerfest in the solar cooking category.

Joe from NYC Blog: Thoughts on T.O. begging for a job and CJ Spiller possibly holding out
Joe splits a post between Terrell Owens' silliness and C.J. Spiller's potential holdout.

Drayton Florence football camp – Inside The Bills
"Bills CB Drayton Florence will be holding his 6th annual ‘Make it Happen’ football camp this weekend. Florence’s camp is open to 300 kids on a first-come, first-serve basis. The non-contact camp focuses on fundamentals and technique with current and former NFL players part of the camp staff." It's being held Saturday from 5:30-8:30 in Ocala, FL.

Former Bills
Bills open the Vault -

"The Buffalo Bills announced the release of the BILLS FOOTBALL VAULT - The First 50 Seasons. The release of this official unique and detailed "scrapbook" of vintage photographs, memorabilia and more was celebrated with an autograph signing at The Bills Store in Orchard Park yesterday."

Former Bill reps retired players – Inside The Bills
"Former Bills LB Cornelius Bennett has taken on an important role on behalf of retired NFL players. Named Chairman of the NFLPA’s former player board of directors, Bennett has been sitting in on all of the CBA meetings between the league and the players union." || Ruben Brown still boosting Buffalo
"He's been gone from the Bills for a while, but all-time great Ruben Brown is still a big part of WNY. He talked to Allison Shorts about his love for the Salvation Army, his goals for the Ruben Brown Foundation...and his passion for motorcycles."

Sports, Ink: This Day in Buffalo Sports History: Time's up
"On this date [in 1984], the Bills sent Clark to San Francisco for a fourth-round draft choice. You could say Buffalo struck at just the right time. Clark only started six games the following season with the Niners, and made one interception. By the way, that San Francisco team won a Super Bowl. Clark was out of football in 1985."

Terrell Owens should have a job, will have a job, and soon...
"You have not seen the last of TO, and he will find a new team soon. It will take a bold coach with a backbone willing to sign him (Pete Carroll has recently been mentioned, and Bill Belichick could use a credible WR, Rex Ryan has attempted to take on every headcase in the NFL this offseason), and it will happen soon."