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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 2/12

Wannstedt talks to new players -
"Andra was in (Wednesday) and came by to see the doctors and Poz was here two weeks ago the first time I was here and I had a chance to talk to him," said Wannstedt. "They’re excited. They both seem committed to doing whatever it takes to get better."

Corto signs extension -
"The Buffalo Bills announced Friday that they have signed safety Jon Corto to a contract extension. With three accrued seasons Corto under the old labor agreement would’ve been classified as a restricted free agent. No free agency rules will exist beyond March 3rd until a new league labor agreement is reached."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 2-11
Nick Fairley not liking the cold, where Da'Quan Bowers fits, Jake Locker, moving Paul Posluszny to OLB, adding more DLs on top of the two they drafted a year ago, the lack of NFL Films camera footage of Buffalo Bills locker rooms, and depth along the offensive line. Chris Brown handles a ton of info in this week's Fan Friday.

Bills release two LBs -
"The Buffalo Bills announced the release of linebackers Mike Balogun and Pierre Woods Friday. Both were in season pickups by the Bills during the 2010 campaign due to a rash of injuries at the position."

Inside The Bills | Hunter’s Day of Hope Sat.
"Join Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly and his wife Jill Kelly at the Hunter’s Day of Hope for Children, this Saturday, Feb. 12th from 1-4 pm at the Bills Fieldhouse at One Bills Drive. The Day of Hope for Children is a FREE event with activities, entertainment & food for the whole family!"

Read this award-winning AFC East chat - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Recap of this week's AFC East chat.

Area football aficionados score big in Visa competition - The Buffalo News
"Bills fans are now securely on the top of the charts for Visa’s Financial Football competition, well ahead of the No. 2 Tennessee Titans. That has earned Buffalo the Financial Football Most Valuable Team award from the credit card giant, now posted at ."

Ted Tollner likely will call it a career, after 47 years | ProFootballTalk
Ted Tollner coached for 47 years and spent some time in Buffalo with the Bills. According to Wikipedia he served as the wide receivers coach for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1988.

Horns' Jerry Gray flies to Tennessee to discuss Titans' opening
"On Friday — less than a month after he was hired, and on the eve of the Longhorns' first junior day for 2012 recruits — Gray flew to Nashville to discuss the Tennessee Titans' defensive coordinator opening with new Titans head coach Mike Munchak."

Chris Ellis: Linebacker from Bethel and VT enjoys ride on Pittsburgh practice squad -
"Ellis landed with Steelers after Buffalo Bills released him."

2011 NFL Draft
Inside The Bills | Combine interview list set

"Bills VP of College Scouting Tom Modrak and his staff were finalizing their player interview list for the NFL Combine which gets started on Feb. 23rd. NFL clubs have to submit an interview list to the league so they can coordinate the timing of all the interviews among the 32 clubs."

Why Von Miller is a good fit for Buffalo - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"In ESPN draft forecaster Todd McShay's updated mock draft Thursday, one of the most prominent adjustments was Texas A&M outside linebacker Von Miller. McShay has Miller slotted to the Buffalo Bills with the third overall pick."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Want a QB? Better Be a 1st
Joe Buscaglia goes back to 1990 to find out the success rate of hitting on QBs in the first four rounds of the draft. It's not pretty.