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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills Links, 2/23

Safety Sanders visits with Bills -
"Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Bob Sanders, spent Tuesday afternoon and evening visiting with the Bills. The free agent safety was released late last week by the Indianapolis Colts. Having been released Sanders is immediately free to sign with any NFL club right now. Sanders, who is set to turn 30 on Thursday, had dinner with Bills defensive coordinator George Edwards Tuesday evening. "

Bills Focus: 2011 NFL Combine Preview -
" previews the upcoming scouting combine and takes a look at the top quarterbacks and the depth at defensive line."

Sanders vs. Atogwe - BillBoard - Blogs - The Buffalo News
"There is no word on whether Atogwe will come to Buffalo for a visit. The Bills' coaches and front office personnel will be in Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine the rest of the week."

2011 NFL Draft and Scouting Combine
Top 10 worthy QBs? -

"Find out which teams in the top 10 should draft a quarterback. Brian Baldinger and Daryl Johnston have the answers."

NFL advice helping 2011 draft talent -
Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray, Cal DL Cameron Jordan, and Pitt OL Jason Pinkston discuss some of their mentors at the NFL level helping them prepare mentally for the Combine.

Inside The Bills | Titus, DeSean parallels
"Boise St. WR Titus Young models his game after DeSean Jackson for a reason. They’re built the same, have similar skill sets and top end speed. But Young is predicting he’ll run significantly faster than Jackson at this week’s NFL combine."

Inside The Bills | Dwan prefers Kaepernick
Dwan Edwards said on his Twitter account that he likes Colin Kapernick the best of all the QBs. Kapernick tweeted that Edwards is now his new favotire player.

Inside The Bills | Newton to throw, Gabbert won’t
"According to the Associated Press, Auburn QB Cam Newton will throw and participate in all drills at the NFL combine later this week. Meanwhile one of his competitors to be the first QB off the board, Missouri’s Blaine Gabbert will forgo the opportunity to participate in drills."

Inside The Bills | Report: Bowers to only lift
"Bowers, who reportedly had knee surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus at the end of the college season, is only doing the bench press per Schefter."

Christian Ponder has a change of plans | ProFootballTalk
"Despite being named the MVP of the Senior Bowl, we’re told that Ponder has indeed decided to throw at the Scouting Combine."

Cam Newton off the board by No. 3? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"It would shock me ... if he's not the first player picked," Gil Brandt of said. "If I was drafting and I had Carolina's pick, I'd feel really good about who I was getting as far as ability."

2011 Dawgs By Nature Mock Draft - Dawgs By Nature
With the third pick in the 2011 Dawgs By Nature Community Mock Draft, the Buffalo Bills select DE Da'Quan Bowers with Cam Newton and Marcell Dareus off the board.

Looking at a Piece on the Needs of the Bills in the NFL Draft " Bills Gab
"Buffalo Bills, 3rd Overall Pick – Need: QB. Answer: Cam Newton, Auburn. In order to make up for a deficiency of talent, lack of star power in Buffalo would be to draft the solution at the most important position in the game. Cam Newton is easily the most skilled QB, and player, in this year’s Draft."

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'Skins interested in Atogwe, but he hasn't visited yet - St Louis Today

"Buffalo is also thought to be interested in Atogwe, what with Bills strong safeties Donte Whitner and George Wilson both scheduled for free agency. Atogwe told the Post-Dispatch on Friday that he planned to wait until there was a new collective bargaining agreement before signing a new contract. But that doesn't prevent him from making visits, and doesn't prevent him from changing his mind if he gets an offer he can't refuse."

Inside The Bills | Safety interest not a surprise
"Sanders and Atogwe could prove to be one of the few ways to use a free agent to fill a need prior to the draft as they have until March 4th to sign with any NFL club."

Spiller draws record crowd at Coaches 4 Character meeting | The Greenville News
"Meeting C.J. Spiller and standing on a stage with him Tuesday was a big deal for longtime fan Jonathan Herlong, a Mauldin High School senior scheduled to enroll at Clemson University later this year."

Dungy thinks Bob Sanders could return to the Colts | ProFootballTalk
"Former Colts coach Tony Dungy believes that the team is trying to negotiate a new deal with Sanders, and that the goal is to come up with an agreement for something less than what Sanders was due to make."

2011 Free Agents: 6 Players the Buffalo Bills Should Target | Buffalo Wins
These six players are all on offense.