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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 9/25

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

Kelly's Call: QB is where the first change is made -
"Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly shares his thoughts on the current state of the team each week here on This week he assesses the change made at quarterback by head coach Chan Gailey in an effort to jumpstart his offense."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 9-24 "
Chris Brown answers questions on drafting CJ Spiller, Mike Vick, the offensive line, pulling a trade for a QB or OL, and Alex Carrington.

Doomed, desperate or dominant? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"I think it's safe to say the Bills won't be No. 23 on the list of teams to recover from 0-2 starts. The Bills are worse than buffalo wings cooked in shaving cream. Wherever Awful is on your NFL chart, go down a flight or two of stairs and that's where you'll find the Bills. They're the only team not to have scored at least 20 total points. The Green Bay Packers fall out of bed with 20 points on the board."

Bills Focus: Patriots Preview with Chan Gailey (5:35) -
The Bills coach discusses the Patriots and several players including Alex Carrington.

"What's the Word" with George Wilson (3:54) -
This week we find out a little more information about WR Steve Johnson.

DL Edwards knows what it takes -
Though defensive end Dwan Edwards has never played in the same division as the New England Patriots, much like the majority of his Bills’ teammates, he is all too familiar with the perennial playoff club. Last season Edwards, and his Baltimore Ravens teammates, handed New England a rare home playoff defeat at Gillette Stadium 33-14.

Bills center ready for challenge up front - Sports - The Buffalo News
You've got to be on your game definitely because he's a big, strong dude and one of the best in the league at playing the nose in the 3-4," Hangartner said. "He's always a challenge. He's strong and he's powerful. A lot of those guys are just big and eat up space. But he's a powerful guy that can present some problems if you're not ready to go against him.

Brady rests easy now that Schobel has retired - Sports - The Buffalo News
The former Buffalo Bills defensive end has sacked Brady more than any player in the NFL, 12 times in 16 career meetings since 2001. That doesn't include the countless times Schobel forced incompletions or interceptions by pressuring Brady or knocking him down after the ball was thrown.

Bills Stroud Knows This Isn't A Quick Fix - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Many questions are being brought up, but DE Marcus Stroud has a very simple answer for a very complex problem. What needs to be fixed with the Buffalo Bills? "Everything!"

Hey Bills, Let The Kids Play - WGR 550 SportsRadio
CJ Spiller, Aaron Maybin, Alex Carrington, and David Nelson are some young guys Joe Buscaglia would like to see get more playing time.

Final Word: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Nobody should be laughing about the Bills' chances to beat the Patriots.

Bills D wants to get aggressive with Patriots - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham talks with Drayton Florence about shutting down the potent Patriots offense.

Video: Bills at Patriots preview - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"On the "Countdown Daily" set, analysts Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi get a good laugh over the idea of the Buffalo Bills snapping their 13-game skid against the New England Patriots on Sunday in Gillette Stadium." If there's two analysts that love Buffalo, it's these guys. | Buffalo, NY | Buffalo Bills Called Out By Hotel Workers Union in New England
Union workers at the Westin Providence Hotel, where the Bills are staying at in Providence, Rhode Island, are upset the team will cross a picket line to stay there. The union and management there are currently fighting over pay and benefits.

Buffalo out to halt 13-game losing skid against Pats - Brockton, MA - The Enterprise
A look back at 13 games of futility.

Mike Reiss gives 10 things to watch when the New England Patriots face the Buffalo Bills - ESPN Boston
"Ten areas that project to be crucial in Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots (1 p.m.)." It's from ESPN Boston so it's written for Pats fans.

Bills take aim at Patriots - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
A preview of this week's game and opponent from the Messenger Post.

Bills fans left wondering if winning magic disappeared with Doug Flutie - Welland Tribune - Ontario, CA
In the longing eyes of longsuffering Bills fans, Doug Flutie, all 5-foot-10 of him, continues to soar in stature. Ever since this diminutive darling was forced to shuffle out of Buffalo following the 2000 season, western New Yorkers haven't had a reason to root come playoff time in the NFL. To date, not one of the taller men who have started under centre, from the 6-foot-1 Alex Van Pelt all the way up to the 6-foot-5 Drew Bledsoe, has been able to measure up to last quarterback to lead the Bills into the playoffs.