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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 8/10

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

Practice Notes - Day 11 -
Full recaps from both the morning and night practices yesterday.

Bills Offense Makes Progress in the Rain | Democrat and Chronicle
Bills head coach Chan Gailey had his players practice in the elements for the first time at training camp, holding an hour and a half session in a steady rain, "It was really good. We needed the wet ball. We needed to be able to handle it, throw it, and catch it and hold onto it. It was good for us."

Bills' defensive switch rejuvenates S Whitner - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
John Wawrow writes that Donte Whitner has been all over the field and seems to be reborn in the 3-4.

Training Camp
Bills Roundup: Monday Night Highlights (3:15) -

Highlights from last night's practice.

Chan Gailey Monday Night Update (2:28) -
The Bills coach talks Trent Edwards and provides updates all the injuries.

Huggins shoulder not good – Inside The Bills
"Felton ended up hurting his shoulder pretty bad today, so we’ll have to see what that entails," Gailey said.

Easley getting 2nd opinion – Inside The Bills
"Easley is getting a second opinion right now on an injury and we’ll see where that takes us," said Gailey.

Poz still limited – Inside The Bills
"It felt good just to be out there running around with the guys," Posluszny said. "I didn’t do much, but it felt good just to see some routes develop, react a little bit. See the world through a facemask again. It felt good to be back out there."

Trent more vocal – Inside The Bills
"He’s matured as the quarterback and as the quarterback you need to be a leader," said Lee Evans. "He’s definitely a lot more vocal this year, a lot more vocal in camp and I think it just goes to show just how much more confident he is. If he plays well then usually the offense plays well."

Torbor finds his perfect fit with Bills - The Buffalo News
"No player on the Buffalo Bills has had a better reversal of fortune over the past two months than Reggie Torbor. The 29-year-old Torbor was released from his job as a backup linebacker for the Miami Dolphins on May 27. He was signed by the Bills a week later. Now Torbor has a firm grasp on a starting job as outside linebacker in Buffalo two weeks into training camp."

The BillBoard: A daily dose from Bills training camp - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan talks with Brian Brohm about being drafted by the Rockies in 2004 then he breaks down camp practice from yesterday.

Buffalo Bills' Paul Posluszny happy to tackle ballcarriers, not IRAs | Democrat and Chronicle
"I'm glad I did it," Posluszny said Monday morning after donning pads for the first time in Bills' training camp now that his groin, which required surgery, is nearly healed. "But going through it, getting up, wearing a suit and tie, having a real job, it makes you love this one even more. I want to play this for 10 more years."

Posluszny, Ellison Strap The Pads On - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscgalia was at yesterday morning's practice. Here's his report from the sidelines.

Bills Practice In The Rain - WGR 550 SportsRadio - Home of the Buffalo Sabres
"The Buffalo Bills got a taste of inclement weather on Monday night. For the first time in their 2010 training camp, the Bills had to practice in a little rain."

Poz resumes transition to new position " Bills " Niagara Gazette
Now that he is back in the field, the linebacker can continue his work on the 3-4 defense.

Rookie DE Carrington has impressive potential - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
Craig Potter of the Messenger Post talks with Bills rookie DE Alex Carrington about the weather and more.

Spiller's Big-Play Potential Has Fans Excited | NFL Blog Blitz
"Spiller is someone that fans are hoping will bring excitement back to Ralph Wilson Stadium. If he looks anything like what he showed in college, I'm sure he will quickly become a fan favorite."

The Weekly Watercooler: Bills Defense |
"Mike Schieber and Tony Chimera gather around the virtual watercooler and chat about the Bills' defense. Will it be an improvement over last year or more of the same?"

Bills Monday Night 8/09 Practice Quotes | WKBW Sports
"Here are the quotes from Head Coach Chan Gailey, WR Lee Evans and WR Roscoe Parrish as the Bills get ready for their preseason opener Friday night against the Washington Redskins."

Bills Roundup: Poz Returns, Monday AM Highlights (2:15) -
Highlights from yesterday morning's practice include Paul Posluszny and Keith Ellison's return.

Matthews a welcome addition to young TE corps -
"A talented run blocker, Matthews emerged as a key anchor in the team’s running game during spring OTAs, and has continued his consistent play into training camp."

Other Bills Links
John Clayton's mailbag - ESPN

"The three receivers I saw in camp who face tough challenges are the Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson, the Buffalo Bills' Lee Evans and the Redskins' Santana Moss. Each is used to seeing double coverage, and each should expect to see more attention. Their teams don't have enough threats to pull coverage away from them."

Joe Posnanski " Posts Thirty-Two Great Running Backs "
OJ Simpson is 7th and Thurman Thomas is 16th (below Terrell Davis which is too low IMO).

Schobel still deciding – Inside The Bills
"ESPN's Paul Kuharsky also notes that the Seahawks had expressed interest as well as the Patriots, but Houston in light of Schobel’s family situation appears to be the only serious consideration."

Video: Reiss, Graham talk AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"'s Mike Reiss and AFC East reporter Tim Graham talk about the competition in the division, with Graham sharing his thoughts on what he's seen so far in training camp."