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Back in NFL, Wannstedt reunited with Bills' Gailey - Yahoo! Sports
Dave Wannstedt talked with reporters yesterday. He had glowing remarks for Chan Gailey and the opportunity afforded to him in Buffalo.

Practice Notes - Day 10 -
Chris Brown posts updates on injuries, practice last night, and much more.

Bills Roundup: Troup, Parrish Down with Injuries -
"A busy day at training camp featured Lee Evans address trade rumors, several players returned from injury, Parrish and Troup go down with injuries, and several nice plays from practice."

Evans addresses trade rumors -
"'I’ve been here for a long time and I know a lot of people that have been around the organization for a while, so yeah I’m happy,' he said. 'The reality of it is is that I’m here now and we’re getting prepared to play a game with Chicago on Saturday.'"

Troup has cracked bone in hand -
"'Somewhere in my hand I’ve got a little broken bone, but it’ll be fine,' he said. 'I’m still going to play. I’ve just got to wait for the pain to go away and they’re going to cast it up and I’ll get out there again.'"

Chan Gailey Wednesday Night Press Conference -
The Buffalo Bills head coach breaks down the team after last night's practice.

Inside The Bills | Parrish out for Saturday
"'He tweaked the same thing he’s sat out with for a couple of days,' said Gailey. 'He’s going to miss this (preseason game) we’ll hold him out and not take any chances and make sure we get him well.'"

Inside The Bills | Vets helping rooks
"Fifth-round pick Johnny White has been asking Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller questions through the first week of training camp."

Bills simply need to stop the run - YNN
"'The number one priority is for us to be able to come up and stop the run. It’s not necessarily about yards for me. It’s about effectively stopping the run,' said head coach Chan Gailey. 'If it’s 3rd-and-4 and they gain two, it’s okay. If it’s 2nd-and-23 and they gain 10, you can live with it as long as they don’t make it on third down. It’s about effectively stopping the run when you need to.'"

Rookie White looks good at RB |
"The Buffalo Bills are building some depth at the running back spot this summer, with the addition of fifth round draft pick Johnny White to the roster. White is a product of North Carolina and he's had some good moments in the first week and a half of training camp."

Buffalo Bills training camp report: Arthur Moats moves to inside linebacker - Sporting News
"Second-year linebacker Arthur Moats is being moved to inside. The change is not without questions, considering that Moats flashed pass-rushing potential while playing outside last season."

Free Agency 2011 - 10 Players Ready to Step Up |
Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus finds 10 players ready to step in and fill holes left by departed free agents. George Wilson is one of them, and PFF suggests he'll be an upgrade over Donte Whitner.

Caulcrick would love to stay in Bills country - The Buffalo News
WNY native Jehuu Caulcrick is hoping special teams can keep him on the Bills roster for the 2011 season.

Bills' Evans shrugs off trade rumors - The Buffalo News
"'This is Lee we're talking about. He's our guy. To lose him, it would be like, "Man, I can't believe he's gone,"' Johnson said. 'Hopefully everything goes smooth and he's still rockin' with the Buffalo Bills.'"

Rookie safety Searcy has the power - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan profiles Da'Norris Searcy at strong safety, and recaps the night's practice.

Defense shines; Wednesday night notes - The Buffalo News
Here's what happened at last night's practice.

Evans responds to a bad idea - The Buffalo News
"Despite their quality depth, the Bills don't have much proven deep speed. Trading Evans would be a huge risk for an offense that ranked only 25th last season. Evans is one of the few proven big-play players in the Buffalo attack. If the Bills could get a starting offensive tackle for Evans, it would be worth strongly considering. But that's hard to imagine, and it's certainly not coming from the Cardinals."

Buffalo Bills' Arthur Moats knows how to hit | Democrat and Chronicle
"Maybe if Brett Favre knew who Arthur Moats was, and understood the danger that lurks if you dare to Cross the Moats, he'd still be playing in the NFL this year."

Bills First Teamers Won't Get A Half On Saturday - WGR 550
"Gailey said, 'We've talked preliminarily about the starters going somewhere around the first quarter, maybe a little bit less, maybe a little bit more, it depends on how many plays we get.' Gailey added, 'The one thing I know is if you go out and get guys hurt because you left them out there too long, and they're not ready to play September 11th.'"

Bills Chandler Has The Inside Track - WGR 550
Paul Hamilton thinks tight end Scott Chandler will be the starter this season.

Evans Rumors Cloud Bills' Walk-Thru - WGR 550
"'It was just circulating through the locker room,' said Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson. 'I don't even watch Sports Center or nothing, none of that. But I heard about it in the locker room and was like "Probably not true." And now today, it's like "Wow, maybe it is true."'"

Trade Lee Evans? No Thanks. - WGR 550
Joe Bucaglia outlines why trading Lee Evans would be a bad move.

Former Chicago Bears coach looking forward to Soldier Field return -
"When Bills assistant head coach Dave Wannstedt walks onto Soldier Field for the first time Saturday since his final season as Bears head coach in 1998, he might discover not much has changed after all."

Bills could afford to be more aggressive - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Being savvy and hitting a home run with signing like this can sometimes make a world of difference. Injuries always happen to every team, so depth is crucial at all positions. The Bills have a glaring need at one particular position and there is a way to fix it, so why not try?"