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Poz hoping to be back in two weeks -
"I’m disappointed that it happened to begin with, but the good news is it isn’t anything major," said Posluszny. "It should be short term. I know Buddy (Nix) said two to three weeks and I’m hoping to be on the shorter end of that range."

Inside The Bills | Rodgers not asked about Lynch "
When asked about Marshawn Lynch, Aaron Rodgers responded "Bring him on."

Torbor returns to practice; Hangartner sits it out - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan updates the injury situation.

Bills' Lynch sticks out like a third wheel - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
In light of the Laurence Maroney trade, Jerry Sullivan's first question is "Why can't the Bills trade their former first rounder for a modest return?"

Team Updates
Chan Gailey Wednesday Press Conference (10:47) -

The Bills head coach updates the linebacker situation and more info about the team.

Inside The Bills | Hangartner doesn’t practice "
"Bills center Geoff Hangartner did not practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury. Eric Wood took snaps at center with the first team offense in his place."

Inside The Bills | Gailey still good with 3 RBs "
Chan Gailey cited the Packers as to why the Bills want three RBs.

Buffalo Bills dealing with injury issues | Democrat and Chronicle
"This is not the ideal week for the Buffalo Bills to be scrambling to figure out who's going to play linebacker in their 3-4 defense. Aaron Rodgers and the potent Green Bay Packers are preparing to play their 2010 home opener at raucous Lambeau Field, and the Bills are not going to be at full strength, which is a potentially lethal combination."

Chan Gailey Begins To Reshape Offense - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Members of the offense and coaching staff discuss turning the offense around.

Trent Edwards Wednesday Press Conference (8:50) -
The Bills QB talks about Clay Matthews, establishing the run game, and throwing downfield.

Bills Roundup: LB Playing Time; Team Preps for GB (2:37) -
The linebacker shuffle and preparing for the potent Green Bay Packers are in the Bills roundup.

BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"Bills coach Chan Gailey said today he's not worried about Trent Edwards throwing the ball deeper downfield. He'll do it, Gailey said. Here are his comments on the recurring topic of conversation:"

Scott Pitoniak: Some advice for the Bills, Heisman trustees, Bud Selig & SU gridders

"Some things I'd like to see this Sunday from the Buffalo Bills, who have been installed as double-digit underdogs against the Packers at Lambeau Field:"

BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
Chan Gailey discusses how they will try and neutralize Clay Matthews.

Brohm struggling with Buffalo Bills, too | Green Bay Press-Gazette
"Brian Brohm is barely hanging on by his fingernails as an NFL-caliber quarterback, but Bills coach Chan Gailey found something nice to say about him anyway."

Mike McCarthy Press Conf. Transcript - Sept. 15 -
The Packers coach updates the media on Wednesday.

Buffalo’s Evans puts on happy face -
"It’d be hard to find anybody in the NFL who does a better job of putting on a happy face than Evans, the former University of Wisconsin record-breaking wide receiver who is stuck in a miserable situation — he’d never describe it that way, of course — in his seventh season with the Buffalo Bills."

4 the Fans - coming Bills vs Green Bay game |
"John and Paul discuss the challenges the Bills face in the upcoming game against the Green Bay Packers." | Buffalo, NY | Take 2: Bills Roundtable
"It's take 2 for the Bills this week as they head for Green Bay, and boy does the Bills offense need it. 2-On-Your-Side's Adam Benigni and Sal Maiorana of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle share their thoughts on this week's Bills Roundtable."

Wednesday wake-up call | National Football Post
Aaron Rodgers is the top fantasy QB this week says Joe Fortenbaugh.

Analysis: Could The Packers Trade For Marshawn Lynch? - Acme Packing Company
"Are the Green Bay Packers considering a trade for RB Marshawn Lynch and would the Buffalo Bills even want to?"

Countdown Daily AccuScore Report: BUF-GB - ESPN Video - ESPN
"Jenny Dell goes inside the numbers for this weeks matchup between the Bills and the Packers"

NFL Week Two Video Preview: Bills at Packers " Bills Gab
"Sports Gab Network Editor Matt Loede previews the NFL Week two matchup between the Bills and Packers in Green Bay."

Weekly Watercooler: Looking Back At Miami, Looking Forward(?) to Green Bay |
"This week, Sydney Hunte and Mike Schieber give their final thoughts on a bad Bills home opener to the Dolphins and rate the team's chances against the Packers."

A.J. Hawk Not a Good Fit For Buffalo : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran lists the reasons behind not trading for Packers LB AJ Hawk.

Rodgers would love to reunite with Lynch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"He's a great player," Rodgers said. "And any character issues the team might see, I think in a situation like that, and I think you've seen that with other players across the league, when you give a guy a change of scenery and a guy like that who feels he might have something to prove, and surround him with two guys, Bishop and myself who played with him, I think that can only help him feel comfortable and see a lot of production."

Other Bills Links
Media Day recap: On Spiller, Edwards, Ray Lewis -

Mendola delves into some Bills topics.

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
Joe Ferguson made his Bills debut on this date in 1973 and OJ Simpson ran for a then-record 250 yards in a 31-13 thrashing of the Patriots.

Bills get their due in ‘Football Vault’ " Features " Niagara Gazette
Paul Lane reviews Scott Pitoniak's new book.

Rookie Focus: Bills looking for offensive spark from C.J. Spiller -
An in depth look at Bills rookie CJ Spiller.

Receiving power ranks: Who are the NFL's best wideouts? -
Bills come in 30th.

Did 2009 have the worst draft ever? - Mocking The Draft
Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News says that 2009 may have been the worst draft ever. Only a third of the draftees are with their original teams.

Meandering | The Goose's Roost
"The reason I bring this up is because I can’t decide just what to think about Sunday’s Bills game. What did the Bills losing to the Dolphins teach us that we already didn’t know? We knew the offense would be poor, we knew Trent Edwards would struggle. Other than the special teams playing slightly better than they did in preseason, what did Sunday teach us?... The Bills defense might be better than we thought. "

Ellison ready to jump in|
"This is an old habit for me," Ellison says. "Ever since I’ve been here, something happens where I’m forced to play. So my job is just to be ready to step up for this team."

Bills back to basics|
"Back to the drawing board. Back to basics for the Buffalo Bills this week. And after their new offense fizzled in the season opener last Sunday, the Bills are ready to try again."

How I See It: AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
CJ Spiller is filed under "FALLING".

Does Maroney trade impact Lynch? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The comparisons between Maroney and Lynch are examined. Lynch has been a lot more productive than Maroney, however, and has two years left on his deal.

Kelly highlights Tucker's debut podcast - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Ross Tucker broke down the AFC East on his podcast yesterday but also talked with Jim Kelly about his lingering concussion issues and the future of the NFL QB.

Jim Kelly Tells KSPN Bills Will Stay In Buffalo - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"Kelly said he has a group of people together that would make a serious bid to buy the Bills and keep the team in Western New York, once owner Ralph Wilson Jr. is ready to have that talk."

Buffalo Bills aren't looking to trade a running back | Democrat and Chronicle
"Coach Chan Gailey says he's happy having three quality players at that position on his roster."

Bills' Whitner thinks outside the box - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"Safety Donte Whitner says he is re-energized in the Buffalo Bills' new defensive scheme. Whitner's energy level figures to be put to a major test Sunday when the Bills visit the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay ranked third in the NFL in scoring last season and sixth in yards gained. The Packers have one of the top tight ends in the NFL, Jermichael Finley, who will be matched up with Whitner at least some of the game."

Inside The Bills | Jim and Jill Kelly book signing "
"Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly and his wife Jill Kelly will be doing a book signing appearance on Thurs. Sept. 16, at the Borders location at 1000 Hylan Drive in Rochester from 7-9pm."

Patient running Spiller's first NFL lesson -
"He was trying to so hard," said head coach Chan Gailey. "He went so fast that he was not letting things develop in front of him. He’s got to realize that he’s got that gear. [He’s just got to] let it develop and then hit that gear. He’ll get better as times goes on. We’re going to try to make sure that he understands the way the game is played here."