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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links 8/6

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

Schobel an enigma to the end - The Buffalo News
Jerry Sullivan talks about how Schobel would be the first out of the locker room, didn't talk to many reporters, and kept to himself. He also looks back on the Pro Bowler's Bills career.

Practice Notes - Day 8 -
Chris Brown recaps Bills practice from Thursday saying, "The offense tried to bounce back on Thursday afternoon after a trying practice on Wednesday night, and while a few more plays were made Buffalo’s defense still appeared to have the upper hand."

Kyle Williams Leaves Bills Practice Early - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscaglia recaps yesterday's practice. "13 players were watching today's workout, including Eric Wood, Cornell Green, Marcus Easley, Spencer Johnson, Chris Kelsay, John Destin, Paul Posluszny, Keith Ellison, Danny Batten, Cordaro Howard, Ed Wang, Derek Schouman and David Nelson."

Training Camp
Chan Gailey Thursday Press Conference (5:39) -

"The Bills head coach provides an update on the injuries, and talks about Donte Whitner, Chris Ellis, Reggie Torbor, and Bruce DeHaven."

Bills Roundup: Williams Injured, Thu Highlights (3:01) -
Chris Brown updates the new injuries and the practice highlights from yesterday.

WR Nelson out for "a while" – Inside The Bills
"Bills head coach Chan Gailey did not give a specific prognosis on rookie WR David Nelson, but he did confirm he won’t be seeing action for some time. 'David is going to be out a while," said Gailey. "He had a pull and he’s going to be out a while.'"

DT’s hand injury not believed serious – Inside The Bills
"Williams did not appear all that concerned about it when it happened, but team medical officials will probably take a closer look via x-ray or MRI to be sure."

Wang could miss 4-8 weeks – Inside The Bills
"Bills head coach Chan Gailey gave a ballpark prognosis on how long Ed Wang might be out following left thumb surgery."

Bills' defense is on the offensive - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson profiles the Buffalo Bills new defensive coordinator George Edwards discussing his style, differences from Perry Fewell, the change to the 3-4, and the effectiveness against the offense in practice.

The billboard: A daily dose from Bills training camp - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan likes the Bills corner depth and says the DBs have been playing well. He also updates the QB battle, CJ Spiller, and his thoughts from yesterday's practice.

BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"Overall the offense wasn't as awful as Wednesday night but that doesn't mean it was pretty." Mark Gaughan has high praise for the Bills DBs.

Bills Training Camp: August 5, 2010 : Photo Galleries : The Buffalo News
About 20 photos from yesterday.

Buffalo Bills linebacker Kawika Mitchell battles for starting spot inside | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana talks with Mitchell about fighting for a starting job and inside linebackers coach DeMontie Cross about the camp battle.

Injuries piling up for Buffalo Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
"You can't control all of that," Gailey said [about injuries] before backtracking. "Well, you could; you could come out and walk through every day, but you wouldn't get anything done. It's a tough game for tough people."

Bills camp: Thursday, Aug. 5 | Rochester Buffalo Bills Photo Gallery | Democrat and Chronicle
The D&C's photos from yesterday.

Video: Road to Camp stops off with Bills - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"ESPN's Adam Schefter passes through Buffalo Bills training camp at St. John Fisher College to visit with quarterback Trent Edwards and running back Fred Jackson."

Bills FA RBs getting reps |
"First round draft pick C.J. Spiller is still MIA. While that's bad for Spiller, it's good for a pair of free agent running backs trying to win a roster spot with the Bills. Rookie Joique Bell and 3rd year veteran Chad Simpson have had lots of reps, and lots of highlights in the first week of Bills training camp." | Buffalo, NY | Bills Williams Hurts Hand
Adam Benigni, who has attended every practice, gives his take on yesterday's version.

Tough on the run - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
Bryan Sullivan profiles one of the Bills newest defensive lineman, Torell Troup. news: Bills still a ways off, but Gailey instilling the right mindset
Pat Kirwan's postcard from Bills training camp. He was in attendance Wednesday night.

BUFFALO BILLS TRAINING CAMP: Wood almost all the way back | Finger Lakes Times Online - Sports
A closer look at Eric Wood's recovery.

Davis hoping to find right fit - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
George Edwards is the main reason Andra Davis is in Buffalo. Bryan Sullivan profiles the linebacker in this piece.

When It Comes to QB, Chan’s the Man -
Nick Mendola is comfortable no matter who Chan Gailey picks to lead the offense. "Why? The guy gets quarterbacks."

Bills Training Camp Observations : Buffalo Sports Daily
Pat Moran recaps the first week of practice.

Other Buffalo Bills Links
Texans owner acknowledges interest in DE Schobel | Houston Texans Football | - Houston Chronicle

"Owner Bob McNair admitted Thursday the Texans are interested in former Buffalo defensive end Aaron Schobel."

Busy day on radio for Bills – Inside The Bills
"There’s a host of Bills players scheduled to appear on the Buffalo and Rochester radio airwaves Friday. Here’s the rundown." AM and PM times on there if you are heading to tonight's practice.

Here’s Fred ribbing Trent – Inside The Bills
"Trent Edwards has been getting all sorts of flak from his teammates about his hair, with Justin Bieber references among other comments." is running a poll to see if Trent should cut his hair. Vote here.

Schopp: New Bills Bosses Good So Far - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Mike Schopp adds his opinion to the growing number of people who like the job Chan Gailey and Buddy Nix have done so far.

More miraculous: '08 Dolphins or '10 Bills? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham explains why the Bills winning the division this year would be more miraculous than the Dolphins doing it after going 1-15.

Losman Love Grows in Seattle | | Blogs
"I had to laugh when reading a story from Seattle about the backup quarterback competition involving J.P. Losman and Charlie Whitehurst," says Paul Peck.

Byrd flies into Capital Region Football Hall of Fame - The Record Sports
Future Buffalo Bills star Butch Byrd played for the LaSalle Institute in Troy, NY. This weekend he enters the New York State Capitol Region Football Hall of Fame.

NFL's AFC East preview | Football | Sports | Toronto Sun
The Toronto Sun breaks down the AFC East focusing on the Bills lack of leader at QB and CJ Spiller's absence. "The Bills? Well, about the only good news is that Buffalo should get a very nice draft choice next year. So, how about those Sabres?"

How low can expectations go in Buffalo? - Hornell, NY - Hornell Evening Tribune
"Virtually every prognosticator — from ESPN to Sports Illustrated — has Buffalo near the bottom of the "power rankings," battling a Rams franchise that has won six games the past three years to stay out of the bottom of the basement."