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Roosevelt rooting for Starks -
"Roosevelt and Packers running back James Starks were both teammates at the University of Buffalo and part of the 2010 graduating class. Both are also Western New York natives, with Roosevelt hailing from Buffalo and Starks from Niagara Falls."

Time for an AFC East mockwave - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Marcel Dareus seems to be the pick in most mocks right now. There's one Blaine Gabbert and one Da'Quan Bowers in these collected mocks but four Dareus picks.

Wannstedt a pre-draft resource -
"It’ll really help us," said Nix of Wannstedt’s familiarity with college players. "He’s coached some of the guys that were at the Senior Bowl. He’s coached against them and he’s tried to recruit all of them. So he’s got a knowledge that we’ll certainly draw from."

Inside The Bills | Telling mock pick for Bills
"In a recently released mock draft by they have both Auburn’s Nick Fairley and Alabama’s Marcel Dareus on the board for the Bills when they’re on the clock at 3. Guess who they’ve got Buffalo taking? FOX’s Peter Schrager in his mock draft has Buffalo taking DL Marcel Dareus over Nick Fairley with the third overall pick."

Inside The Bills | Kolb wants to start
"Over the weekend there was a report that the Eagles would entertain trade offers for backup QB Kevin Kolb. Now Kolb has reiterated his desire to start… somewhere."

Inside The Bills | Ravens want to keep Gaither
"Last offseason there were more than rumblings that the Baltimore Ravens wanted to move OT Jared Gaither via trade, but his back injury compromised those efforts. Now a year later they want to try and re-sign him."

Tom Brady aside, who merits OPOY love? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Outside of Tom Brady, who in the AFC East merits Offensive Player Of The Year talk? Tim Graham says Stevie Johnson.

Leiweke on downtown L.A. stadium: "If you build it, they will come" | ProFootballTalk
PFT tags the Bills as potentially moving to L.A.

AEG finalizes $700 million naming-rights deal for L.A. stadium | ProFootballTalk
Farmers Insurance will pay $700M for the naming rights to the stadium in L.A. That's important because it's the vast majority of the building costs. Now all they need is a team.

Vikings Showed Interest In Dave Wannstedt During Coaching Search - Daily Norseman
"The Vikings also, apparently, contacted Dave Wannstedt about filling a role on the staff, perhaps as the defensive line coach or the linebackers coach, according to Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press."

Catching up with the 2005 All-USA team -
CJ Spiller was a member of this high school team that also featured some very good NFL players.

Sports, Ink - Blogs - The Buffalo News
Jim Kelly was wearing a sweatshirt and jeans when he got the call from the Hall of Fame in 2002 saying he didn't want to "take anything for granted."