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Game Day Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 9/2

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Bills-Lions preview -
"The preseason opponent Buffalo has seen more than any other in their history will be on the other sideline Thursday night as the Detroit Lions host the Bills for a 6:30 pm kickoff. This is the 29th meeting between the Bills and Lions in the preseason and the ninth straight preseason in which they have faced one another."

Bills' backfield depth grabs spotlight - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan gives a breakdown of every position to show you who has a lock on a spot and who is fighting for one tonight. He focuses on the running backs before getting into it up to his elbows.

Ex-Wayne State star Joique Bell living NFL dream with Bills | | The Detroit News
Joique Bell, who worked as a security guard at Ford Field during his freshman year at Wayne, returns to the stadium tonight fighting for his NFL dream.

5 Things To Watch During Bills-Lions - WGR 550 SportsRadio

Brohm, the return of Lynch, David Nelson vs. James Hardy, CB depth, and Spencer Johnson vs. John McCargo are what Joe Buscaglia thinks you should watch for tonight.

Bills vs. Lions: 10 Things Worth Watching For : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran gives you some things to watch for tonight including Cornell Green, Keith Ellison vs. Arthur Moats, and many other position battles.

Five players to watch -
Backup center Sean Allen, 4th RB Joique Bell, recent TE signing Andrew George, safety Cary Harris, and WR Naaman Roosevelt are all fighting for roster spots.

Bills Focus: Lions Preseason Preview (2:14) -
"Several players will have their final chance to impress the coaching staff as the Bills head to Detroit to face the Lions in the final preseason game."

Rap giants vs. Bills-Lions – Inside The Bills
"The Bills-Lions preseason finale kicks off at 6:30 pm, but a half hour later rap giants Jay-Z and Eminem will be doing the first of a two night show right down the street at Comerica Park where the Tigers play."

Stafford to make cameo - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
A quick preview of tonight's game. Matthew Stafford will only get a cameo appearance, seeing the Lions again in week 10, and Brian Brohm are spotlighted.

Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions to pull starters early tonight | Democrat and Chronicle
"I don't know anything for sure, but I think I'll at least get one series," Stafford said. "I want to make sure we get some points out of it, a field goal or a touchdown or something." | Buffalo, NY | Bills Ready to Face Lions in Preseason Finale
Ben Hayes looks ahead to tonight's match-up.

Do Or Die Time For Hardy, Roosevelt & Jones : Buffalo Sports Daily
Patrick Moran discusses what the three WRs have to accomplish in order to even be considered for a final roster spot.

Matt Leinart
Schefter fires back at Bills |

"I didn't report Leinart would be traded to Buffalo. I simply reported that Arizona and Buffalo discussed it this summer, which they had. There's nothing erroneous about that."

Leinart Report Doesn't Excite Bills Fans | NFL Blog Blitz
"I surveyed a group of Bills fans to get their take on Schefter’s remarks this morning and whether they would like to see Leinart come to western New York. "

Could Leinart be Buddy’s boy? Bills Deny Report
Mendola compares Matt Leinart to Ryan Fitzpatrick and Trent Edwards.

Joe from NYC Blog: Should the Bills go after Matt Leinart?
"In a word: NO!" His reasoning is much longer.

Other Bills Links
Florence helping school kids – Inside The Bills

"Florence will be at the Walden Galleria Best Buy in Cheektowaga on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 7:00 pm to give away drawstring bags, complete with back to school supplies donated courtesy of Comfort Suites Downtown." Bills teammates Andra Davis, Spencer Johnson and Marcus Stroud will also be on hand to sign autographs for an hour.

Maybin role defined – Inside The Bills
"And he can be a third down and second and long presence for us on the field," said Gailey. "That’s how I see him starting initially this season and then hopefully as time goes on he can continue to work himself into that outside backer mentality and size and everything to be able to play down in and down out."

'NFL Live' previews AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Mark Schlereth and Darren Woodson both pick the Bills at 5-11. Woodson calls CJ Spiller the impact rookie of the division while Schlereth says Trent Edwards is on the hot seat.

Is AFC East really the toughest division? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham thinks the AFC East is the third toughest division largely because the Bills hold it back.

The Priciest (and Cheapest) NFL Tickets -
Buffalo has four of the five lowest-valued resale tickets in the NFL for single games this season including the least valuable game in December hosting the Browns.

BYU Cougars Impacting the NFL in 2010 - Vanquish The Foe
"BYU Cougars Impacting the NFL in 2010. A look around the NFL at former Cougars." Andrew George was signed a week ago but made the list.

New Buffalo Bills regime will showcase C.J. Spiller - ESPN
Adam Schefter thinks the Bills will showcase CJ Spiller but it's behind the Insider Wall.

Bills Authentic NFL Logoed Headwear Hits Golf Market Courtesy of Reebok and TaylorMade " Bills Gab
"TaylorMade has introduced a new line of hats and visors, which features the primary colors and logos of all 32 NFL teams. Golfers across the country can now fly the colors of their favorite teams on the golf course (not on Sundays of course)."