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

Ellis performs in first 3-4 outing -
"Of course Ellis was just as disappointed as the rest of his teammates that they didn’t come out with the victory in Week 1, but in his first outing the newly converted outside linebacker produced with five tackles, a sack and a pair of quarterback hits."

Edwards following old pattern - Bucky Gleason - The Buffalo News
"Lee Evans can mince words if he wants, but let's get straight to the point. Edwards should be replaced as the starting quarterback. The Bills aren't going anywhere with him or without him, and he's almost certain to be hitting the bricks after the season. His teammates appear to have little confidence in him, and he appears to inspire little in them."

McKelvin, cornerbacks have it covered - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"Coming into the season, the team's secondary was thought to be its strength. That played out Sunday, as Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne completed 21 of 34 passes for 182 yards but did not throw a touchdown. A big reason for that is the play of the Bills' top three corners -- Terrence McGee, Drayton Florence and Leodis McKelvin."

Inside The Bills | Protection and design "

"I think we got a little bit predictable just with the situation we were in," said Edwards. "If we can find a way to just change things up and change some calls up here and there, not allow that penetration, I think if you do get them on their heels that means you’re gashing them with plays here and there."

BULLDOG: Bills - One Down... - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"Can we just save these football games up on our DVR's and speed through them all at once on New Years Day or something? I know it's just one week but, my God, that was awful."

AFC East Week 1 decisive moment - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The punt to the Bills 1 yard line with less than two minutes left is the play of the game says Tim Graham. | Buffalo, NY | Bills Run To Nowhere Against Miami
"With three running backs at their disposal, all of them capable of being starters in the NFL, the expectation was that the Buffalo Bills were going to be a run-first team this year. They sure weren't on Sunday, though, during their dispirited 15-10 season-opening loss to the Miami Dolphins. "

AFC East Review: Week 1 - Pats Pulpit
"A look at how all the AFC East teams fared in Week 1, with awards for outstanding performances."

Bills need to establish the run + quick hits | Buffalo Wins
"17 runs between your three running backs, who can all start for at least half of the NFL? Not a good ratio."

Week 1: What I Liked & What I Loathed from Buffalo against Miami " Bills Gab
"So with Week 1 in the books, it’s time to break down what I liked and what I loathed from the Bills." Nothing really surprising.

What We Learned From The Bills & The NFL – (Week One) : Buffalo Sports Daily
Pat Moran's quick hits from Week 1.

Roster analysis: Buffalo Bills strong at running back, problems elsewhere | Green Bay Press-Gazette

"Following is a scouting report on the Packers’ next opponent, the Buffalo Bills, based on interviews with several scouts who have seen the Bills in the preseason or their opener."

Other Bills Links
Power Rankings: Volatility in AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN

The Bills climbed a spot this week to No. 30.

Gailey deserves patience, not Edwards - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Gailey deserves a pass — for now — because that was his first game as Buffalo’s head coach. This is Edwards’ fourth season as the Bills’ quarterback and he has regressed instead of showing improvement."

Bills lose Paul Posluszny again |
"The coach is new. The scheme is new. But the injury bug won't leave the Bills defense alone."

Let It Rip, Trent | NFL Blog Blitz: Buffalo Bills powered by
Terry Long pens a letter to the Bills QB.

Bills players team up to donate blood |
"Some Bills players teamed up on Tuesday to help save lives in the community."