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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 8/8

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

Practice Notes - Day 10 -
The Bills went live to end practice yesterday before the day off doing a goal line segment with tackling. Read Chris Brown's entire Saturday report here.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: | The Best (and Worst) Quarterbacks Under Pressure
For everyone who says the QB play will improve with an improved offensive line, Aaron Rodgers was rated the best QB under pressure behind a crappy OL while Trent Edwards came in one spot behind St Louis' Keith Null as the worst.

Spiller brings some badly needed excitement to Bills - The Buffalo News
A nice commentary on what Spiller brings to the Bills and what we might be able to expect from him this year.

Training Camp News
Chan Gailey Saturday Update (1:36) -

Chan Gailey updates Cornell Green and Kyle Williams' injuries. He also talks about Sunday saying, "I didn't know it was a day off for me."

Bills Roundup: Goal Line Work, Saturday Highlights (3:10) -
Chris Brown wraps up the latest injury news and shows the highlights from Saturday's practice.

Sun. no day off for Gailey – Inside The Bills
Gailey outlined what he and his staff will be doing on Sunday. "Breaking down the film, doing some game plan for next weekend and getting ready for practice next week," he said.

OT Green injury not bad – Inside The Bills
"Bills head coach Chan Gailey indicated that the injury that forced OT Cornell Green to leave practice early was not a serious one."

Ellis brings pressure from new position -
Tony Jones notes Chris Ellis' improvement since the beginning of OTAs and talks with the OLB about the transition from DE.

Kyle Williams back – Inside The Bills
"Looks like after a day of missing practice with a hand injury Kyle Williams is back ready to practice."

The BillBoard: A daily dose from Bills training camp - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson was at Bills practice yesterday and gives his notes from the day.

The sounds of real football fill St. John Fisher - The Buffalo News
"Want to know the difference between the Buffalo Bills training camp this year compared to previous summers? It's the sound of pads popping and helmets colliding." Kyle WIlliams and especially Donte Whitner talk about the changes.

BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"There is no practice here on Sunday. It's the first extended time off the players have gotten since camp began 11 days ago. Head coach Chan Gailey said the guys deserve a break after 13 practices in 10 days."

BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"The Bills had a mini-scrimmage Saturday, a 10-play session that including live tackling. Most of the plays were runs, so it was a brief but spirited activity."

Donte Whitner pumped for Buffalo Bills' 3-4 defense | Democrat and Chronicle
"I'm loving it out here," said Whitner, the fifth-year safety and former first-round draft pick who is having a ball playing in Chan Gailey's 3-4 defense. "I wish I was drafted into this scheme. It's a scheme a lot of other guys play, like Ed Reed (Ravens) and Troy Polamalu (Steelers). I don't think the Tampa 2 was really suited for my skills and allowed me to run and go play football. That's what this scheme allows me to do."

Bills' Practice Wraps Up For The Week - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"With an impending day off, Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey elected to shorten Saturday's workout by an hour as some of the players were greeted by their friends and families after practice." Joe Buscaglia runs down the high and low points from Saturday's practice.

Bills Practice Is A Hit |
"Yeah, they’ve worked hard. We come out here every other day, twice a day and they’ve worked hard. They need a day off, they do need a day off. We don’t come out here and mess around, we go to work and they get off the field. I’m not trying to be out here two and a half, three and a half hours. We go to work, get our job done and get off the field. They’ve done a good job of that." | Buffalo, NY | Bills RT Green Injured, Team Ready for Day Off
Adam Benigni's view from the sideline.

Training camp storylines: Can Bills really carry 3 top RBs? |
SydH from BSN wonders aloud if the Bills will keep and use three RBs.

Bills Training Camp Quotes - Day #10 | WKBW Sports
"Below are comments from the Buffalo Bills following Saturday's practice."

NFL: Will the Buffalo Bills Signing of C.J. Spiller Send Marshawn Lynch Packing? | Bleacher Report
Brian Mazurek wonders what Spiller's arrival means for Jackson and Lynch and discusses the possibilities.

Former Bills Links
Twitter / Darryl Talley

I might have 2 wait to go in 2 #HOF like LeBeau & Little but that's ok. More time 2 practice my speech.

Twitter / Darryl Talley
Andre Reed. Next year. #HOF

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"Vince Lombardi led the Washington Redskins into Buffalo for a preseason game in War Memorial Stadium on this date. He left with an 0-1 record here, as the Bills defeated the Redskins, 21-17. Tom Flores hit Haven Moses with a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to give Buffalo the win."

Seahawks Add LB - Seahawks Addicts
"The Seahawks have agreed to contract terms with former Buffalo Bills fifth-round draft pick Alvin Bowen."

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Present Unique Artifacts - Kansas City infoZine News
During a summer project at the Library of Congress, one intern went through Jack Kemp's memorabilia including his Buffalo Bills helmet.

Should the Texans sign Schobel? | NFL | - Houston Chronicle
John McClain says that the Texans are probably over budget with Andre Johnson's new contract but may be able to spate some money for Aaron Schobel.