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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.

Inside The Bills | Bills healing up "
Geoff Hangartner, Reggie Torbor, and Antonio Coleman look to be good to go while Cary Harris did some running yesterday and could still play Sunday.

Buffalo Bills see upside of left tackle Demetrius Bell | Democrat and Chronicle
"Demetrius Bell is a work in progress, but coach Chan Gailey thinks he has a bright future."

C.J. Spiller learns patience is an NFL virtue - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"CJ Spiller, the Buffalo Bills' speedy rookie running back, is learning that fast isn't always the best approach."

NFL disses tailgate bowling ball shots - AP - WIVB
"After 21 years of tailgating in the same lot outside Ralph Wilson Stadium, Ken Johnson plans to take his party across the street starting with the next home game in two weeks. The reality of that shift became apparent Sunday when, Johnson said, a league official threatened to shut down his party before the Bills' season opener. Johnson was informed by security that the league official frowned on the bowling ball shots he provides to passers-by who line up at his site."

Bills Focus: Getting Pressure on Rodgers (3:04) -

The Bills must get pressure on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers if they hope to shut down the potent passing attack.

Inside The Bills | Aaron Rodgers on Brohm "
"I think Brian is a very smart kid and he understands the game," said Rodgers. "He’s been around the game his entire life with his brother being a player and coach. He really got a great opportunity to grow around football and is a student of the game."

AccuScore: Bills need miracle at Lambeau - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"If the Bills can win the turnover battle and average more than 5 yards a carry, then their likelihood of winning rises to 51 percent. Otherwise, the Packers win 75 percent of the simulations by an average of 10 points."

Buffalo Bills should showcase Marshawn Lynch vs. Green Bay Packers | Democrat and Chronicle
"I'd start Lynch against the Packers on Sunday in Green Bay, give him at least 20 carries, and hope he does well enough to inspire the Packers to give up at least a fourth-round pick for him."

Buffalo Bills could make up for weak offensive game with decent kick returns | Green Bay Press-Gazette
"The Buffalo Bills look like one of the least-potent offenses in the NFL, but they could compensate with potentially one of the best return games."

Bills' Pickpockets Could Fluster Perfectionist Aaron Rodgers - WBAY-TV Green Bay
The Packers are respecting the talent and depth in the Bills' secondary.

Scouting the Packers: Five Questions |
"BSN is talking with bloggers covering all of the Bills' opponents this season. This week, Brian Carriveau from took some time to answer five questions about the Packers before the game on Sunday."

Five Ways to Beat The Packers : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran gives five things the Bills can do to increase their chances of beating the Packers.

"Let’s Go Bills Rap, Week Two" -
Mendola writes a rap each week to discuss the Bills.

Other Bills Links
Lynch Speaks On Rodgers, Trade Talks - WGR 550 SportsRadio

"As of right now, all I know is I'm taking hand-offs from Fitz or Trent, or Brohm so I mean, that's really all I've got to say about that."

Wilson's to blame for lack of head man running Bills' drafts - Sports - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan says Ralph Wilson is to blame for the lack of a head football guy and the draft busts of the last ten years. Gaughan also answers questions on the Dolphins phantom back-to-back timeouts and the NFL rule book.

OL Urbik settling in -
"Though he is listed as the backup to right guard Eric Wood, Urbik, who played a full season of right tackle in college, stayed on the practice field a few minutes late Wednesday working on snaps at center. At 6-foot-5, 323 pounds, Urbik said he is open to playing anywhere, but his skill set is best suited to play the interior positions, where he has seen the majority of his work since the spring."

Inside The Bills | Lynch on trade rumors "
"No, because if it’s going to happen then it’s going to happen," Lynch said. "What will I be able to do about it? If they say I’ve got to go then what am I going to do, tell them no? If they say I’m going to stay, I’m here, if they say I’m not going nowhere then let’s continue to build on this thing and get better."

Inside The Bills | Veek speaks for Keith "
"Keepin Keith Ellison best move Buffalo made n 2010. 56 has always stepped up when needed and produced. And hes 1 of our best Sp.Tms. players"

Lynch downplays trade rumors; Starks remains sidelined - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Trade rumors about Lynch that ran rampant in the offseason resurfaced again this week with reports of teams having interest, including the Green Bay Packers, who host the Bills on Sunday."

Lynch Speaks On Rodgers, Trade Talks - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"As of right now, all I know is I'm taking hand-offs from Fitz or Trent, or Brohm so I mean, that's really all I've got to say about that."

Bills say "slow down, C.J."|
"You just can't take the ball and start running," says Head Coach Chan Gailey. "You have to see where the holes are and feel the blocking schemes. And sometimes if you get in a hurry, you don't allow yourself to feel or see the blocking scheme."

Bills Are Crazy to Keep All Three RBs - RCS Sidelines
"Let's say you find yourself homeless. You've had some rough years, things haven't gone your way and you're living in a cardboard box. The only possessions you have to your name are three gold Rolex watches. So what do you do? Any rational person would sell at least one of those watches to be able to get other things of necessity. That homeless person is the Buffalo Bills."

Lynch-gate - Buffalo Wins
Thoughts on the trade rumors surrounding Bills RB Marshawn Lynch.

The Bigger Picture- Week 1 |
"We will be providing a weekly update on the state of the Bills from a slightly different perspective- that of a rebuilding franchise. It's easy to summarize a team's performance based on the final score. If you look a little deeper, you get an appreciation for how each player factors into the future of each unit, and how those units have to come together to build a winning club."

Arthur Moats and Tim Hortons deliver smiles -
"Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats shared smiles with Bills partner Tim Hortons at the Pediatric Oncology Floor of Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on September 14."

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