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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 7/28

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

Will the O-line have enough time to jell? -
"It was the number one question in 2009, and though there’s a quarterback question that came awfully close to topping it this year, determining whether the offensive line will have enough time to jell in training camp remains the top question for the Bills one year later."

Retirement? Bills' Schobel says not so fast - The Buffalo News
"I'm going to try to make a decision in the next 10 days," Schobel said Tuesday evening. "But that doesn't mean I'm going to report in 10 days."

Chan Gailey brings history of coaching success to Buffalo Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana penned this history of Chan Gailey with an eye toward the future as well.

Bills Report To Camp Today! - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"After revamping mostly the entire front office and coaching staff, the Buffalo Bills are finally ready to get their 2010 regular season preparations started. The players will report for training camp duty at St. John Fisher College today."

AFC East training camp preview - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham's preview of the division includes his take on who will be the QB, Demetrius Bell on the hot seat, and Andy Levitre as the picture of stability at LG in the division.

Current Team
Chan Gailey Mic'd Up (3:41) -

If you didn't see it yesterday, here's Chan Gailey mic'd up. Very different from what Jauron would have sounded like mic'd up.

Evans on picking a QB – Inside The Bills
"Any time you don’t have a stable quarterback position it makes it tough," Evans said. "That’s at any point anywhere. I think the faster you get that nailed down, the faster you can really move forward."

QBs won’t be adversarial – Inside The Bills
"All three of us understand the situation that we’re in," said Brian Brohm. "On the field we’re competing, but at the same time we’re still going to help each other out. It’s going to be a fair competition. We’re not going to try to hold things back from each other if we see something, we bring it up in the meeting room in front of everybody and we’ll all talk about it. We’re all on the same page."

Parameters in place for Troup – Inside The Bills
"Last week a defensive tackle picked six slots ahead of Torell Troup signed his contract (Brian Price – Tampa – 35th overall). Now a defensive tackle taken three slots after him has also signed establishing clear parameters to get a deal done."

Trying to justify big AFC East paychecks - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"For the Buffalo Bills, possibly retired defensive end Aaron Schobel has the biggest cap hit. Halsell names safety Donte Whitner the key player entering a contract year and Lee Evans the one with the biggest deal to live up to."

Video: Biggest AFC East camp questions - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Do the Buffalo Bills have three quarterbacks or none?" is one of the questions answered by Mark Schlereth and Herm Edwards. For that reason I didn't watch. :-)

It’s all work for Gailey in bid to rebuild Bills - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
John Wawrow of the AP previews Bills training camp.

Veteran CFL assistant gets shot with Bills -
"George Cortez has coached for more than 30 years, but he's like a rookie as he begins his first National Football League training camp."

Training Camp Preview No. 3: The 3-4 -
Nick Mendola shows a few alignments the Bills might use as a hybrid 3-4/4-3. Then he lists his cuts. Most notable are Lonnie Harvey, John McCargo, Danny Batten, Keith Ellison, and Aaron Schobel (retired).

Other Links
2010 rules changes – Inside The Bills

Chris Brown breaks down the rule changes including what is now considered a defenseless player, no launch rule, long snapper protection, dead ball personal at the end of first half, and the 2010 postseason overtime change. The other new rules are players who signal fair catch will now be allowed a chance to recover a muffed punt catch before it hits the ground without being hit and if a ball carrier's helmet comes off the play will be blown dead.

Other visits for Pitts – Inside The Bills
"Following his visit to One Bills Drive on Monday, Pitts has visits also lined up with Pittsburgh, Seattle and Denver this week. Pittsburgh was one of the two teams that was on hand for his workout last week. Indianapolis was the other."

Bengals reach deal with Owens - The Buffalo News
"Receiver Terrell Owens agreed to a contract with the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday and will report to training camp in a couple of days, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press."

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
July 28, 1991 - "The Buffalo Bills defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13, in a game played in ... Wembley Stadium in London. It was the first time the Bills had ever crossed the pond to play an exhibition game."