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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 5/7

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2011 Draft: AFC East |
"Let’s take a look at how each draft pick figures to factor into their team’s roster."

Whaley promoted to Asst. GM/Director of Player Personnel -
"Whaley, who will report directly to Nix, heads into his 16th NFL season, having joined the Bills in February of last year as Assistant General Manager/Director of Pro Personnel."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 5-6
Chris Brown goes through fans' questions on the Buffalo Bills draft as well as Danny Batten.

2011 NFL Draft
In your words... Draft opinion winners -

"Analysts have weighed in on the Bills' 2011 draft selection. We asked you, the fans, to provide your feedback on the Buffalo Bills 2011 draft class on our Facebook Wall. The authors of the 10 published responses below will receive a 2011 Buffalo Bills draft cap just like the one worn by Marcell Dareus."

Inside The Bills | Nix to be at Monday QB club
"Bills GM Buddy Nix will be attending the Monday Quarterback club post-draft event. The Monday Quarterback Club, the business group that backs the Buffalo Bills, has announced that its annual Post-Draft Event is scheduled for Tues., May 10th at Ralph Wilson Stadium."

Rookie fantasy football difference-makers - Fantasy Football - ESPN
"Welcome Kelvin Sheppard to the fold, the top inside linebacker taken and a safe bet to secure a starting gig in what should be a productive situation."

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (5/6/2011) - Sports Agent Blog
"Dynasty football had its first client taken in the NFL Draft last week. Michael Jasper was the heaviest player taken in the Draft and the only player to be selected from an NAIA school. The Buffalo Bills have a hard working nose tackle who is ready to tear up offensive lines…as soon as the NFL Lockout is lifted. "

Whaley Promoted
Bills add to Whaley's title and duties - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News

"He jumped to the Bills because he saw the job as an attractive challenge. He also wanted to help build up another organization after being "a cog in a well-oiled machine," as he called it, in Pittsburgh."

Buffalo Bills name Doug Whaley director of scouting | Democrat and Chronicle
"In addition, Whaley will conduct all team meetings leading up to the draft, the team said, and scout players targeted each year as the best available."

Bills promote Doug Whaley to director of player personnel | ProFootballTalk
"Days after the Buffalo Bills fired personnel man Tom Modrack, the team has made another front office move."

Phil Hansen Wall of Fame
WEDG - Phil Hansen interviews with Shredd and Ragan

Phil Hansen talks about what it's like to get the phone call that you're going to be on the Wall of Fame.

8 Bills who should be on the Wall of Fame before Phil Hansen | Buffalo Wins
Joe Pinzone makes the case that a bunch of former Bills deserve the honor more than Phil Hansen.