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Senior Bowl all about opportunity -
"For the NFL talent evaluators attending the Senior Bowl it’s a chance to meet face to face with some of the top college players and get to know more about them than just what they see on tape. For fans it’s a showcase of the best talent in the senior class. For most players it’s an opportunity to solidify their draft stock. But for the lesser knowns it can mean the difference in getting on an NFL roster."

Mary Owen promoted to Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning -
Bills owner Ralph Wilson, Jr. said, "Mary is one of this league's bright young business executives and she has demonstrated that she is ready for the responsibility that goes with this promotion. She is a great asset to me and the Bills and we are fortunate to have her in our organization."

Bang for the Buck: What AFC East spent - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Only four teams -- Arizona Cardinals, Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals -- had lower base salaries than the Bills did. None of them won fewer games than the Bills."

Senior Bowl
Bills Focus: 2011 Senior Bowl Preview (1:43) -

"Bills head coach Chan Gailey talks about what to expect as his coaching staff prepares to lead the South team in the 2011 Senior Bowl."

Inside The Bills | Bills in Senior Bowl
"While the Bills coaching staff gets to work today coaching up the South team for the Senor Bowl on Saturday, here’s a look at the 20 current Bills players that have played in the Senior Bowl."

Inside The Bills | Sr. Bowl staff draft history
"Here’s the breakdown of what Senior Bowl participants wound up drafted by the NFL coaching staff that coached them Senior Bowl week."

Bills' staff is busy at Senior Bowl - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"The Bills' coaches got to spend about three hours of preparation time with the South team before Monday. Practices run 90 minutes Monday through Thursday, and the coaches meet with the players for about an hour each day before the workout. The game is at 4 p.m. Saturday in Mobile's Ladd-Peebles Stadium."

Senior Bowl Impressions, Day One - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Based on the NFLN coverage, Joe Buscaglia breaks down the Senior Bowl after one day featuring only the North squad.

Senior Bowl Watch List - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"I've stockpiled a list of ten names to keep your eye on as the week rolls along. Five from the Buffalo coached South team, and five from the Cincinnati staff's North team."

Inside The Bills | Wannstedt a pre-draft asset
"My Pitt team played teams like Notre Dame and Utah. We played Kentucky in the bowl game. And when you play one team… if you’re playing Kentucky you’re spending a week watching Southeast Conference tape. So the familiarity with a lot of the college players in addition to Big East players will hopefully allow me to help answer some questions if they do come up."

More Bills Links
Wilson's niece earns promotion with Bills - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News

"The promotion moves Owen behind only owner and team president Ralph C. Wilson, Chief Executive Officer Russ Brandon and treasurer Jeff Littmann on the business side of the team's organizational chart. Chief football official Buddy Nix also has the title of executive vice president to go along with that of general manager." news: Bears QB Collins injured shoulder vs. Packers, set for MRI
Todd Collins injured his shoulder in the loss to the Packers, potentially ending his career.

Small college notebook - Inside the Bay Area | Oakland Tribune
Stevie Johnson was one of 44 inducted into the Chabot College Hall of Fame on Saturday night in Union City, CA. Johnson played at Chabot from 2004-2005 before transferring to Kentucky for the 2006 and 2007 seasons.