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Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 12-30
Could the Bills switch to a 4-3 defense, giving up on the run game so early, playing the young guys down the stretch, and what the Bills have been doing roster-wise the last few weeks.

In sports, high hopes and painful losses - The Buffalo News
The Bills' collapse is the number 2 sports story of the year in Buffalo. Number six is their win over the Patriots to end the long losing streak. The death of Kent Hull came in at number 9. In the honorable mentions you can find the Bills' plan to renovate Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Motorola XOOM Scouting Report - Week 17 -
Chris Brown previews the Buffalo Bills game against the New England Patriots.

Week 17: Bills vs. Patriots Preview -
Taking a closer look at tomorrow's game.

Wilson on Patriots Game -
George Wilson discusses facing Tom Brady and the Patriots' potent passing attack.

Bills Focus: Chan Gailey 1-on-1 -
The Buffalo Bills head coach talks about slowing down Tom Brady and more.

Inside The Bills | Smith out for Sunday
"Brad Smith is out," saiad head coach Chan Gailey. "He’s not going to make it."

Three Bills Declared Out Vs. Patriots - WGR 550
"As expected, wide receiver Brad Smith, guard Kraig Urbik and tackle Demetrius Bell have all been declared out of the contest. Smith has a hamstring injury, while Urbik and Bell are both dealing with knee ailments. All three injured themselves in the team's last game against the Denver Broncos."

Dareus Wants to Build on Solid Rookie Season |
"I want to last more and I want to have more later on in the game," said Dareus. "I feel like in the off-season I can train harder so I can have more of what I have in the full game, in the fourth quarter and I'll build on that."

Bills WR Johnson eyeing 2nd 1,000-yard season - Yahoo! Sports
Stevie Johnson lists the greatest receivers in the last 30 years for the Buffalo Bills while shaking his head thinking he might become the first to ever post back-to-back 1000-yard seasons.

Brady, Patriots won’t take Bills lightly in rematch | The Providence Journal
"The Bills really had an impressive game last week against Denver," Brady said. "(They have) a lot of good football players. They’re real explosive offensively with the quarterback, running back, all the receivers. They make a lot of big plays in the kicking game, (they have had) blocked kicks and returns with (Leodis) McKelvin, and of course (C.J.) Spiller and (Justin) Rogers now taking over on kick returns. Defensively, (they’re) a turnover team, a team that takes the ball away a lot," he went on. "They did it against us, did it against Denver."

Patriots looking to get revenge against the Bills this weekend |
"The sounds of vindicated cheers and the sting of defeat are still fresh to the New England Patriots. They've dropped three games this season, but none are as bitter as the one the Buffalo Bills handed to them in Week 3."

Vince Wilfork, Patriots Looking For Payback -
"Those guys, we owe them one," defensive lineman Vince Wilfork said. "They beat us earlier this season. I'm pretty sure they're riding high coming in. They haven't beaten us a lot lately, but I'm pretty sure it'll feel good for them to come in and sweep us."

NFL Videos: Week 17: Bills vs. Patriots Preview
"The Patriots look to secure the AFC's No. 1 seed Sunday by resuming their dominance over Buffalo, which has never won a game at Gillette Stadium." - Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday
"Bills DT Marcell Dareus vs. Patriots interior O-line"