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Bills Focus: Inside Buffalo's Draft Room - BuffaloBills.com
Go Inside the Bills draft room for the first pick.

Steve Tasker - FAN 590 Toronto
"Buffalo Bills legend Steve Tasker joined Brady & Lang in the Morning to discuss the latest developments in the on-going battle between the NFL and NFLPA."

Marcell Dareus plans to "make it hell" for Broncos for passing on him | ProFootballTalk
"Still, we like seeing this side of Dareus, who came across as mild-mannered in the buildup to the draft. Not so much anymore."

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Four downs on Kelvin Sheppard with... LSU radio analyst Gordy Rush - BuffaloBills.com
"Today, LSU’s pre- and post-game radio analyst Gordy Rush talks about Bills third round draft selection (68th overall) LB Kelvin Sheppard. Rush has covered LSU football for 16 years. Rush talks about Sheppard’s leadership on-and-off the field and his ability to find the football."

Four Downs on Marcell Dareus with... Alabama play-by-play man Eli Gold - BuffaloBills.com
"Today, Alabama play-by-play radio announcer Eli Gold shares his recollections on Marcell Dareus’ career at Alabama. Gold has been the voice of Alabama football since 1988. Gold describes Dareus as just a genuinely nice kid off the field. On the field, Gold says Dareus is one of the most agile and powerful athletes he has ever seen."

Marcell Dareus on the Michael Irvin Show | WQAM
Marcell Dareus is in the archives...

Inside The Bills | Nix: Dareus best pick for us
"I thought Denver would take one of three guys," said Nix. "If they had taken Blaine Gabbert, I’d have been mildly surprised, but I knew they’d take Von Miller or Marcell. To be honest, Von Miller is a great player, a really great player, but for us, Marcell was the best choice to help us the most. He was the guy we wanted to get."

Inside The Bills | Williams was top day 2 choice
"There are NFL teams that have a top choice mapped out come day two of the NFL draft, but a lot of times that player isn’t there when it’s your turn to pick. For the Bills their top player was there for the start of round two in Aaron Williams."

Inside The Bills | Shep on day 2 top 10 list
"He was on the original list. Maybe it was 10 or 15 prospects," said Gailey. "I know he was on at least one of those lists that we did going into the second round. He was on that list."

Marcel Dareus is Chapped at the Panthers for Their Draft Slight - Cat Scratch Reader

More Bills Links
NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post

Dave Wannstedt is an "impact assistant coach," says Dan Pompei.

Ralph Wilson didn’t want to panic in 2006 | TheScore.com
Ralph Wilson was right in 2006.

NFL.com news: Rex's shoes unfilled: Bucs turn down HBO's 'Hard Knocks'
Adam Rank thinks the Bills would be a great choice to appear on Hard Knocks.

Inside The Bills | Talley gets HOF nod
"Of the 4.79 million individuals who have played college football since Princeton first played Rutgers on November 6, 1869, only 882 players have earned induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. From the coaching ranks, 190 individuals have achieved Hall of Fame distinction. Congrats to Darryl."

Talley joins exclusive club in College Football Hall of Fame - The Buffalo News
"The first thing that went through my mind was 'Wow.' I couldn't believe it," Talley said Tuesday by phone from his home in Orlando, Fla. "When you think of the millions of people who play collegiate sports, to be one of the few to go into the College Football Hall of Fame is truly an honor."

Browns dismiss Jerry Butler - The Buffalo News
"Butler, a wide receiver for nine seasons with Buffalo, had been with the Browns since their expansion return in 1999. He coached the club's wide receivers for two years before moving into the front office."

Talley, Lyons, Scott tabbed for college hall - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Miami Dolphins safety Jake Scott (Georgia), Buffalo Bills linebacker Darryl Talley (West Virginia), Bills fullback Bill Enyart (Oregon State) and New York Jets defensive lineman Marty Lyons (Alabama)."

Uni Watch ranks the top 10 retro NFL helmet designs - ESPN
The '70s Bills helmet is 10th.

Cleveland Browns Fire Director Of Player Development Jerry Butler - SB Nation Cleveland
"According to a report on ProFootballTalk, the Cleveland Browns have surprisingly fired Jerry Butler, Director of Player Development. According to Zac Jackson of FoxSportsOhio, the move is surprising given Butler's longevity with the team and the respect he has earned around the NFL. As Director of Player Development, Butler oversaw programs for the rookies in addition to setting up educational opportunities for players year-round."

SportsBlast 7.0 - Brian Moorman talks Lockout | WKBW
"Buffalo Bills punter Brian Moorman stopped by the Channel 7 studios on Tuesday morning for a promotional shoot for his P.U.N.T foundation. Eyewitness Sports Reporter Shawn Stepner caught up with Moorman and asked him about the current NFL Lockout. The details in this edition of SportsBlast 7.0."