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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 7/8

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 new offense be a rebirth for Evans? -
"It’s logical to assume that Evans will continue to receive the extra attention from opponents come the regular season until Buffalo’s other passing threats convince them to change their approach. But with Gailey’s keen ability to adjust on the fly and get his playmakers the ball it’s not unreasonable to think that Evans can have numbers closer to his career averages of 57 receptions and 900 yards."

Bills Focus: Left Tackle Options (2:49) -
Demetrius Bell and Jamon Meredith will square off in a battle for the left tackle position in training camp. talks to both players and discusses the chances for each.

Brohm still in hunt to win starting job in Buffalo | FFToolbox
"Meaning, fantasy owners do not need to wait until this situation sorts itself out any further in deciding which Bills' quarterback to roll the dice on in upcoming drafts...the verdict is already in...and the answer is don't waste your time with ANY of them."

Current Bills
Bills get grant for football camps – Inside The Bills

"Bills players Andra Davis, Dwan Edwards and John McCargo, who all hold football camps in the summer, were all beneficiaries of the NFL Youth Football Fund."

Whitner making his best Lebron pitch – Inside The Bills
"In one of his latest twitter posts Whitner states that he’s spoken directly to James on more than one occasion. Whitner later tweeted that he believes James at his prime time press conference scheduled for Thursday evening will say he’s following his heart and staying in Cleveland."

Florence receives honor – Inside The Bills
"Bills CB Drayton Florence was the recipient of a local honor in his native Ocala, Florida Wednesday. Florence was named the Chik-fil-A Hero of the Month in his hometown by the Paddock Mall Chik-fil-A for his community efforts."

Spiller contract update – Inside The Bills
"My agent is Gary Wichard from Pro Tect Management," Spiller told USA Today. "I haven’t had too many discussions with him yet. The only thing we can do right now is base our numbers off last year and (that) No. 9 pick. They’ll get into that discussion (with the Bills) in the next week or two."

C.J. Spiller ready to compete for carries - The Huddle -
How did you feel about being drafted by Buffalo and going to a small NFL market? "I feel great about anywhere I would have gone with an opportunity to play in the National Football League. I wasn't sad or disappointed. I was ready to get there, meet my teammates and get to work. If you handle your business on the field, that marketing ability will take care of itself." Bills' pressing training-camp issue: Quarterback
Eric Edholm discusses the Bills QB situation heading into camp.

Jonathan Stewart's chance to give back - Timberline High School - The Olympian - Olympia, Washington
Jairus Byrd was just one of several former Ducks that helped Jonathan Stewart at his football camp.

Running Backs - - Fantasy
CJ Spiller is in Tier 3, Fred Jackson in Tier 4, Marshawn Lynch Tier 5

Top 25 Players in UCF History: No. 24 Cornell Green – Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Sentinel continues its countdown of the Top 25 players in UCF history today with current Bills OT Cornell Green.

Team News
PFTV presents the 2010 AFC East over-under |

A look at the number of wins the Bills might have this season. Florio mocks the Bills at one point saying they are going to go 14-2 and says they are going to lose all their division games and they will win less than six games.

Buffalo Sports Teams: Stop Taking Advantage of Your Fans | Bleacher Report
Alec Joy pretty much rips the Bills and Sabres for not doing as he would do this or any other offseason.

Five Reasons the Buffalo Bills Need to Trade for Michael Vick | Bleacher Report
"The best way to get rid of Vick and still save face is to trade him, and I think the Buffalo Bills should be the team to make a move for these five reasons." news: Effective pass rush from OLBs pivotal to 3-4 defense's success
"At this point, it appears Aaron Schobel of the Bills is having the same struggles, and is contemplating retirement. He had 10 sacks last year and 78 in 128 NFL starts. Without him in the lineup, the Bills return just five sacks produced by their outside linebackers. That's a big risk, but they aren't alone when it comes to gambling at the position."

Former Bills News
The women of the NFL | National Football Post

Linda Bogdan, longtime scout for the Bills and daughter of team owner Ralph Wilson, is one of the ladies profiled in this piece featuring the women of the NFL.

ESPN Analyst Chris Spielman entering Hall of Fame - Big Ten Guru
Former Buffalo Bill Chris Spielman is entering the College Football Hall of Fame next weekend at BTG profiles the former OSU linebacker.

Lions put DE Copeland Bryan on injured reserve | Detroit Free Press
"The Detroit Lions placed defensive end Copeland Bryan on injured reserve with a knee injury. Detroit put Bryan on IR last year after he was injured in a game in October against the Green Bay Packers."

New Yorker ’s Hertzberg on right-wing media's hatred of soccer, World Cup | Media Matters for America
Back in 1986, Jack Kemp, the former Buffalo Bills quarterback turned Republican congressman, took the House floor to oppose a resolution supporting America’s (ultimately successful) bid to host the 1994 World Cup. Our football, he declared, embodies "democratic capitalism"; their football is "European socialist." Kemp, though, was kidding; he was sending himself up.

Roster Watch – Sammy Morris | Patriots Daily
"Sammy Morris, when healthy, has been a solid and sometimes spectacular performer for the New England Patriots over the last three seasons. Entering the final year of the four year contract he signed prior to the 2007 season, the 33-year-old Morris is looking to get through this season healthy and productive with the hopes of getting another NFL contract." news: Free-agent WR Owens frustrated, surprised by lack of interest
"Free-agent wide receiver Terrell Owens suggested Wednesday that his perceived character issues are fueled by the media and the reason he has yet to sign with a team this offseason."

NFL Videos: Around the league
"NFL Network's Michael Lombardi says the lack of a market for Terrell Owens is due to a comination of three factors: His character questions, his deteriorating skills and his contract demands."