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Game Day Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 9/26

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

Gameday Tipsheet - Week 3 -
Chris Brown provides you with everything you need to know about today's game.

Bills' lack of success is no laughing matter - Jerry Sullivan - The Buffalo News
Gailey has to do what Dick Jauron, Mike Mularkey and Gregg Williams couldn't do: Go to New England and not allow Belichick to steal his lunch money and give him a wedgie. Show up with a game plan that puts Belichick on his heels and lets him know he's up against a contemporary who knows the game as well as he does.

Fitzpatrick switch could be Buffalo's tonic - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The Bills switched quarterbacks this week. Trent Edwards has been benched. Ryan Fitzpatrick will start. And it just might be crazy enough to work.

Evans, Bills will be up against it - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News

Belichick has blanketed Evans like no other foe of the Buffalo Bills. In 12 career games against the Patriots, Evans has averaged just 36 receiving yards a game. Evans hasn't caught a pass of more than 20 yards against the Pats in nine games, since 2005.

Patriots appear to be vulnerable; can the Bills end the streak? - The Buffalo News
Allen Wilson previews today's Bills-Patriots tilt.

For Buffalo Bills, 13 straight losses to Patriots is enough | Democrat and Chronicle
Yes, I am," Kelsay said when asked if he's sick and tired of talking about the Bills' 13-game losing streak to the Patriots, which, much to Kelsay's chagrin, could be extended to 14 this afternoon when the Bills travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the agitated Patriots.

5 Things To Watch During Bills-Patriots - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Joe Buscaglia's look at today's game. | Buffalo, NY | Bills vs. Patriots Preview
2-On-Your-Side's Adam Benigni spoke with Tim Graham who covers the AFC East for Graham says he thinks the change at quarterback to Ryan Fitzpatrick gives the Bills offense a chance to be far more productive given the weakness of the Patriots secondary.

Analysis: Patriots should extend win streak to 14 | The Providence Journal
The Patriots have every advantage according to the Providence Journal.

Bills at Patriots - The Boston Globe
Apparently the Boston Globe thinks the Bills rushing defense will be good enough to control the ground game of the Patriots who will have to win through the air.

Five Things to watch in the Patriots/ Bills game -
Five questions the Patriots will need to answer in order to win.

Bills have been stampeded by Pats -
The Boston Telegram goes through every game of Buffalo's losing streak to the Patriots.

Patriots vs. Bills: Inside the Numbers
A Patriots-centric preview of today's game in Foxboro.

Patriots keys to victory against the Bills |
Another look at the game from the Patriots' perspective.

Spiller, Bills no Pats' pushover today " Sports ", North Andover, MA
If you woke up this morning, expecting to hit the golf course at halftime or mow your lawn mid-afternoon because of the lame state of the Buffalo Bills, think again.

Bills Will Bring Some Strengths to Gillette - Scouting Report -
NESN looks at the strengths the Bills do possess.

Why the Bills Could Beat the Patriots - Pats Pulpit
Week 3 should be an easy rebound game- right? Not so fast. Let's ignore recent history and examine some key reasons why the Patriots could lose to the Bills.

New England Patriots Game Plan: Buffalo Bills - Pats Pulpit
The game plan for the Patriots to beat the Bills. Just pretend it's opposite day and do the opposite of this game plan.

BSN Writers Predict Bills vs. Patriots Score |
Shockingly, nobody picked the Bills.

Five Keys to Beating The Patriots : Buffalo Sports Daily
Here’s five ways that Buffalo could finally end this madness.

Scott Pitoniak: Syracuse football is taking baby steps forward on rebuilding road
I don’t believe the Bills will upset the Patriots this Sunday in Foxboro. However, I do believe new starter Ryan Fitzpatrick will give the Bills offense a little spark because he makes quicker decisions than predecessor Trent Edwards, is willing to take some risks downfield and is facing a Patriots defense that isn’t as good as Green Bay’s or Miami’s.

NFL Blog Blitz: Buffalo Bills powered by
Can the Buffalo Bills contain the Patriots' tight ends?

Gameday Prep: Bills at Patriots | The Goose's Roost
TGR gets you ready for the game.


  • The Bills are 0-13 in their last 13 meetings with the Patriots.
  • Buffalo has never won in Gilette Stadium
  • Fred Jackson needs 9 yards for 2000 career rushing yards.
  • Lee Evans needs 101 yards from scrimmage to move into 6th in team history.
  • Roscoe Parrish needs 25 punt return yards for 1,500 for his career.

Bills' History Links
Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News

Joe Willie Namath might remember his first regular-season start on this day, which turned into a 33-21 loss to Buffalo before more than 45,000 fans in War Memorial Stadium in 1965.

Collins Best Among Bad Lot of Former Bills QBs : Buffalo Sports Daily
Since leaving Buffalo, Todd Collins has enjoyed the most individual success while Rob Johnson has a Super Bowl ring.

Most quarterbacks to win games for one team " blog " Blog Archive
The Buffalo Bills of 1961 are one of five teams since 1960 to have four different QBs win a game. That's not a record. The 1987 strike Patriots had 5.

Huizenga Wins Tight Race " Jay Riemersma For Congress
Former Buffalo Bill Jay Riemersma lost in the primary in August.

More Bills Links
Inside The Bills | Ed Wang update "

"He does have use of his fingertips, but he still can’t do things like punching with that cast on it that he normally could. It’ll be a little while before he gets back 100 percent, but right now we’re sitting at 80 (percent) and that’s better than 60 (percent) and that’s where he was."

It’s time to check out of Billsville - The Buffalo News
Donn Esmonde opines on how awful the situation is in Buffalo saying it's the earliest in a season he's ever given up.

Return of the Kordoza line |
The Kordell Stewart QB Rating line of 70.0 is the bare minimum a QB needs to win. Trent Edwards and 9 other NFL starters are below that line right now. And Trent was above Brett Favre and Joe Flacco FWIW.

Your top guess for Bills' next win? Week 14 - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Most commenters don't think the Bills will win until a Week 14 game against the Browns. Some of our members voted on there as well.