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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 9/10

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

Mitchell status for Sunday less than promising -
"Injured in practice on Wednesday, Bills LB Kawika Mitchell’s status for Sunday’s game is not looking all that promising." Reggie Torbor and Antonio Coleman also didn't practice Thursday.

Elements added to fans code of conduct policy -
"The Buffalo Bills announced that they have added several new elements to the Fans Code of Conduct Policy for 2010. For this Sunday’s game and continuing through the season, the parking lots at Ralph Wilson Stadium will close two hours after the completion of the game." See the other changes here.

Bell ready to start Sunday -
"It felt good for those 20 plays (against Cincinnati) and I felt like I could go 10 to 20 more, so that’s pretty close to a full game," Bell said. "So I’m basing my stamina off of that game, which was two weeks ago, which is why I feel good about it."

Cowher calls Buffalo possible 2010 sleeper - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"I think with the Buffalo Bills you're going to see a team that plays hard, a team that's going to reestablish an identity, and they're in the process of changing the culture." CBS' Phil Simms also talks about coach Chan Gailey's abilities to coach 'em up.

New coordinators on each side makes for a lot of guesswork - Sports - The Buffalo News
George Edwards and Mike Nolan are the two new defensive coordinators in Buffalo and Miami and nobody's quite sure what their scheme is going to look like.

Question Mark: Bills had few options at tackle - Sports - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan answers fan questions on the lack of free agent additions to the offensive line and Kraig Urbik, Tim Tebow and Jim Kelly's trip to the Buffalo Chophouse, and the practice squad.

No crying over Spiller’s start - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"C.J. Spiller is the starting running back for the Buffalo Bills. Fred Jackson is the starting running back for the Buffalo Bills. Marshawn Lynch is the starting running back for the Buffalo Bills. That’s the message head coach Chan Gailey wanted to make clear on Wednesday — the Bills have three starting running backs."

Hardships, Gailey should serve Edwards well -
The struggles Trent Edwards have faced over his career should help him going into this season. Buddy Nix discusses his experience with Drew Bree' similar obstacles as well as head coach Chan Gailey's impact. || Bills-Dolphins memories (with video)
The Buffalo-based website looks at past Dolphins-Bills mtchups including the one we profiled a few days ago opening the 1980 season.

Buffalo Bills' secondary setting the bar high | Democrat and Chronicle
"With an overhaul of the defensive scheme under way — from the 4-3 formation to a 3-4 — the Buffalo Bills know there will be growing pains. Which is why the secondary, still together and able to cite familiarity and experience as strengths, must play well. Make that, must play well again."

Buffalo Bills testing FanVision device | Democrat and Chronicle
"The Bills are among 12 NFL teams that have signed on for a new service called FanVision.. By purchasing the device similar to a Smartphone and paying a service fee, fans can access instant replays not available on the stadium video board, watch out-of-town games, the NFL's RedZone Channel, a cheerleader cam, and call up real-time fantasy stats from the home game or around the league."

Bills Focus: The Marshall Plan (3:14) -
"For the third time in four years, Terrence McGee and the Bills will face the challenge of stopping wide receiver Brandon Marshall." I thought they were talking about rebuilding Europe for a second....

Kick return approach – Inside The Bills
"We’ll probably decide on a returner and use him for that game," said Gailey. "The good thing is one gets winded or something like that we have the option to use someone else."

C.J. Spiller starts fourth on Rookie Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Each week, Scouts Inc. analyst Matt Williamson will present Rookie Watch, a power ranking of the NFL's best newcomers." Spiller is ranked fourth.

Left guard a vortex in AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Bills sophomore Andy Levitre was my pick for the preseason All-AFC East roster. He was the 51st overall draft choice last year and started 16 games. Crazy as this might seem, that marginal exposure makes him the second-most experienced left guard in the division. He's the lone incumbent."

Here's my preseason All-AFC East team - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Andy Levitre, Marcus Stroud, Jairus Byrd, Brian Moorman, CJ Spiller (KR), and Roscoe Parrish (PR) are the only Bills on the roster.