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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 5/6

Inside The Bills | Phil Hansen conf. call
"Here’s the audio from the Phil Hansen conference call that he had this afternoon with the media following the announcement that he’ll be the 27th member of the Bills Wall of Fame."

WEDG - Shredd and Reagan Talk With Bills Second Round Pick
Aaron Williams talks with Shredd and Reagan about a whole host of topics including getting drafted by the Bills and talking with Andre Reed.

Dalton praises TCU coaches following NFL Draft | Star-Telegram
"Curtis Modkin, the Bills' offensive coordinator, who's a TCU grad, he was always sending me text messages to send him TCU gear. Their quarterback coach called me to see how I was doing. Then, when they said Buffalo's pick was in and my phone rang, I said, 'OK, this is Buffalo.' But then I got on the phone and it was [Bengals' head coach] Marvin Lewis and he said, 'Are you ready to be a Bengal?' And I said, 'Yes, sir.'"

2011 NFL Draft
Inside The Bills | Rogers training at home

"Bills seventh-round pick CB Justin Rogers played his college ball at Richmond, but he’s in his home state of Louisiana working hard. He was also caught off guard when Buffalo picked him."

NFL Videos: Is Dareus a game changer -
"Find out how the No. 3 overall pick in the 2011 Draft will fit in with his new team in Buffalo."

NFL rookies must play wait-and-see game - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Drafted and undrafted rookies don't know what to expect this offseason.

More Bills Links
Commissioner Goodell to speak with Bills Season Ticket Holders -

"The Buffalo Bills will host an exclusive Bills Season Ticket Holder VIP Fan Forum on Monday, May 16, 2011 with Roger Goodell, National Football League commissioner. The interactive conference call will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is scheduled to last for approximately 30 minutes."

Bills WR Stevie Johnson visits - Video -
Johnson visited the SI offices on draft day.

Fit For Bills? QB Tyler Thigpen - WGR 550 SportsRadio
"The Bills and Thigpen are a natural fit. Thigpen has had statistical success with Gailey in the past, and looks to be the perfect backup for what the Bills will try to do this season. He'll be relatively cheap as well. It comes with a big 'if' however, with the uncertainty of whether or not Thigpen will be an unrestricted free agent."

Buffalo Bills to give Phil Hansen a spot on team's Wall of Fame | INFORUM | Fargo, ND
"Phil Hansen never considered himself to be a superstar during his 11-year NFL career. But the Buffalo Bills are treating him like a legend." news: Bills hope sticking with Harvard grad is a smart move
Vic Carucci discusses the Bills passing on a QB in the draft.

Modrak’s hits and misses | | Blogs
Going through the good and bad picks with John Murphy.

The Jaguars are moving to Toronto, apparently. - Big Cat Country
Jaguars fans react to a report that the team could be moving to Toronto.... eventually.... maybe.....

UFL: Hartford Colonials name eff Burris CB coach- The New Haven Register
""Burris played for the Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals and had 19 interceptions in 144 career games.'

Grading The Buffalo Bills Draft – Thee Years Later : Buffalo Sports Daily
Among the eight picks from the ‘08 crop, three are solid starters. Add in Corner and half this draft have been quality contributors to the Bills three years later. McKelvin has been a disappointment in that he hasn’t turned into a lock down corner, but he will still have opportunities. Only striking out on Hardy and Ellis keep this draft from being graded higher).

Tom Modrak gets the axe | Buffalo Wins
"Anyways, I'm happy Modrak is gone. I still don't understand why he was here for over 10 years! I'm sure he's happy that he's leaving Buffalo with a ton of cash and his little office in Jacksonville. It will be interesting to see if he ends up finding another job. Donahoe and John Guy still haven't gotten NFL jobs after the Bills fired them. You gotta wonder if Modrak will have the same fate. Actually, who cares, he's gone and I'm happy."

Steve Johnson Radio Interview
A Stevie J interview from California.