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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/23

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 30: The scoreboards before the Washington Redskins NFL game against the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre on October 30, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 30: The scoreboards before the Washington Redskins NFL game against the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre on October 30, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
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Bills owner: Team open to renewing Toronto series -
"The Buffalo Bills have held talks to continue playing annual games in Toronto. And quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't going anywhere, but needs more talent around him. Those were among the messages Bills owner Ralph Wilson delivered during a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Thursday."

Inside The Bills | Bills set for RB at QB for Broncos
"He’s a guy that can spin and shake out of tackles. he’ll lower his head, he’ll try to run over you," said Chris Kelsay. "He’s a running back at the quarterback position. In their empty sets, they will get all the running backs out of the backfield and run typical running plays with him as running back. Linebacker traps with the quarterback running the football. He’s a guy you have to swarm and get a lot of hats on."

Bills Roundup: Players, Coaches Give Back -
Players and coaches donated toys and food this week. Mike Jasper should take his headphones off next time.

Week 16: Broncos vs. Bills Preview -
NFL Network's preview.

Broncos-Bills Preview -
"Leading the AFC West by one game with two weeks left in the regular season, the Denver Broncos hope to avoid another collapse and finally return to the playoffs for the first time in six years. That challenge might be a little easier with the reeling Buffalo Bills awaiting."

Inside The Bills | C.J. out to be better set up man
"I’m still making my moves too early, but overall I’m getting better," he said. "It’s very hard but you can still control it. You don’t have to do it too early, especially when you’re about eight yards away from a guy because there aren’t too many guys you’re going to make miss when you’re eight yards away. That’s the thing that I’m trying to constantly work on. Getting closer and just hitting with a one step and go."

Inside The Bills | Chan still hopeful for Chandler
"Chandler was limited, but he looked good," said Gailey. "I think we’ve got a decent chance to have Scott this week." news: Spiller: Tebow was more friend than rival in high school
"We played them early in my high school career," Spiller said on "The Dave Dameshek Football Program" this week. "I wouldn't necessarily say it was a rivalry. We kind of became friends. I know his parents, and he's got a great family." news: Hard work paid for Bills' Wilson, so he preaches same to kids
"I tell them to choose their friends wisely and surround themselves with people who genuinely want to see them succeed," said Wilson. "I also tell them to pick a dream and take a step towards fulfilling it every day because time doesn't repeat itself. They have to take advantage of every moment to try and get better at something and not let people in their lives who might hold them back."

Defense circles the wagons around Edwards - The Buffalo News
"As the avalanche of criticism from fans and media toward George Edwards grows, the one place the Buffalo Bills' defensive coordinator can find peace is in the team locker room. It is there that Edwards has a deep bench of supporters who made it clear that whatever needs fixing about the Bills' defense, it's not the man guiding them."

Barkley decision & Bills - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan talks draft strategy.

Chandler dying for return to action - The Buffalo News
"I'm dying to get out there, so hopefully I'll get out there this week and get some playing time," Chandler said. "It's feeling better every day. I think I'll be out there and be fine."

Spiller's wheels find traction at last - The Buffalo News
"If anything supports the theory that fantasy football can be wildly volatile, it's this: C.J. Spiller led all running backs in points last week."

Walker's AFC East picks - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Tim Tebow and the Broncos have the NFL's top running team, and the Bills can't stop the run. Buffalo loses its eighth game in a row."

McShay's first AFC East mock draft - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"McShay's selects: Iowa OT Riley Reiff"

Can the Bills stop Tim Tebow? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The blueprint is out, courtesy of the New England Patriots. Can the Buffalo Bills follow it?"

Bills' Gailey Expects Stevie To Play - WGR 550
"When the Buffalo Bills take on the Denver Broncos on Saturday, they expect to have their top receiving target in trying to spark the offense."

Marcell Dareus and Tim Tebow - YNN
"You know, I wish him nothing but the best," said Tebow. "He's got five an a half sacks or something like that. He's doing pretty good and I'm happy for that; glad to see his success because he is such a good guy off the field."

Tebowmania can’t block a Buffalo blackout | ProFootballTalk
"That dynamic could prompt owner Ralph Wilson to consider making drastic changes. Though coach Chan Gailey and G.M. Buddy Nix aren’t believed to be on the hot seat, Wilson could decide that bigger names are needed, both to fill seats and to increase the chances of the team making it back to the playoffs."