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The Buffalo Bills new uniforms hang in the team's locker room. Photo by Brian Galliford. 6/24/2011
The Buffalo Bills new uniforms hang in the team's locker room. Photo by Brian Galliford. 6/24/2011
Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Bills put charge in new uniforms -
Here's the story from Chris Brown at

New Bills Uniforms Unveiled -
Full video of the uniform unveiling from Ralph Wilson Stadium.

New Buffalo Bills Uniforms -
Photos from the uniform unveiling.

Jim Kelly on New Uniforms -
The HOFer talks about the uniforms. For the record, my big right paw is on the right with my audio recorder.

Inside The Bills | Kelly color blind like Fergie
"I’m color blind and I’ve never had any problems with it even though we had red helmets when I played," said Kelly.

Inside The Bills | Tasker gives uniforms thumbs up
"They’re a little bit of a modernized, tricked out version of what we had when I played," he said. "When you put the helmet on top of it, it really jumps out. I love it. I think it looks great."

Inside The Bills | Kelly reminded of 90′s jerseys
"I was in the locker room before we went out and I like them," said Kelly. "The uniforms remind me of back when we played which is a big plus. But what I like more than anything is the helmet. The white and how the charging buffalo charges, even though the tradition back in the 1960s was the standing buffalo, I’m all for going forward.The charging buffalo and aggressiveness stands out more on the white helmet, so that’s pretty cool. I like it."

Inside The Bills | Berman pumped for unveiling
"The moving buffalo has become nostalgic in and of itself, so it’s nice to know that it’s going to remain an element of the new uniform," Berman told "At least we know that much going in based on what the club has revealed in their press releases. I’m really eager to see what’s to come tonight."

Bills expect sales surge with news uniforms | Business First
"Regardless of what happens on the field, the new gear is expected to result in a spike in merchandise sales."

Inside The Bills | Players reacting to unis
"Bills players were interacting with Bills fans on twitter Friday night and early Saturday following the team’s new uniform unveiling. Both the fans and players were overwhelmingly positive. Here are just a few examples as Roscoe Parrish, Donald Jones and Stevie Johnson were busy."

Bills show off new uniforms for 2011 - The Buffalo News
"The best part was hearing the roar and hearing the appreciation for the military guys who were a part of it tonight," said Russ Brandon, Bills chief executive officer. "I think it really pops our past. ... Really highlighting and illuminating the logo, the charging buffalo, which is the highlight of our mark and our brand. ... It's time to get back to a new era and back to a winning tradition."

New uni features - The Buffalo News
"Besides the return to royal blue as the team's primary color and a switch from red to white helmets, here are some of the other new features on the uniforms: The charging buffalo is above the name on the back of the jersey. The "Bills" wordmark is on the front of the jersey, above the number."

Buffalo Bills show off new uniforms - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Tim Graham wasn't there but this is the story on the new uniforms with photos.

Buffalo Bills Introduce New Uniforms - WGR 550
"The Buffalo Bills unveiled their new uniforms Friday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Click to view the pictures!"

Bills use members of military to model new uniforms | ProFootballTalk
"With current players locked out — and a certain high-profile former player locked up — the Buffalo Bills needed to find models for their new uniforms. And so the team slapped their red, white, and blue jerseys and pants onto the men who fight for the Red, White, and Blue."

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Kelly praises Fitz - The Buffalo News

"Said Kelly: "I totally agree with sticking with Fitzpatrick. As a matter of fact I've been with him for the last two-three weeks and have been so impressed with the knowledge he has of the offense, how he goes about it."

C.J. Spiller offers kids several lessons at youth football camp |
"C.J. Spiller, a Union County High School and Clemson University graduate and current NFL running back for the Buffalo Bills, conducts his own football camp with former Florida Gator and current New England Patriots lineman Gerard Warren at Union County High School's Tiger Stadium on Friday."

Jim Kelly Comments On LA-Bills Rumors - WGR 550
"I don't care who you are, that's funny right there," Kelly laughingly said when posed with the question. He continued: "No, I've never heard that one before. It figures all six teams are targets. Any team that shows any type of interest in Los Angeles, they're going to want them, period. Whether it's Jacksonville, whoever the team is, Buffalo, there is probably five or six other teams L.A. is going to try to lure there. Buffalo won't be one of them."

Jets scrap upstate camp; Bills hopeful - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Bills chief executive officer Russ Brandon told reporters Thursday that plans were moving forward to return to St. John Fisher for an 11th summer, but he noted it's "a fluid situation." "We're going business as usual," Brandon said. "Our preparations have been exactly the same that they've been in years past."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 6-24
Terrelle Pryor, the Bills OL, the small market representation at the owner meetings, last year's draft, and practice squad eligibility are all on Chris Brown's docket this week.