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Game Day Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 8/27

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 - Jaguars game preview -
"We definitely would like to get in the end zone," said Ryan Fitzpatrick. "You know we haven’t with the limited time in the preseason so far. With the way that we’re working this week and the way that we’re preparing, it’d be nice for the offense to go out there and really show a spark."

Bills, Williams agree on six-year extension - The Buffalo News
"People don't give the Bills enough credit for committing to win; I think this shows their commitment to trying to be a successful football team again," Elias said. "They locked up a player who's on his third contract in five years and that shows they know how to recognize talent. They're building a great foundation with him, [Shawne] Merriman and now they have [Marcell] Dareus coming in and it shows you that their commitment is to winning and that was evident throughout the negotiations."

Bills-Jaguars Tonight
Five players to watch -

Kelvin Sheppard, Da'Norris Searcy, Reid Forrest, Craig Davis and Demetrius Bell are all under the microscope tonight.

Inside The Bills | Morrison not expected to play
"Having just signed his contract with the Bills late Thursday night, which was sent into the league Friday morning, Kirk Morrison is not expected to be on the field Saturday night for Buffalo’s preseason game against Jacksonville."

Inside The Bills | Wang out for Saturday
"Ed got a pretty good hit on his shoulder," said head coach Chan Gailey. "He’s going to be out a few days. I don’t think he’s going to make this game." Also - winner of Best Headline Ever Award.

Bills Shorthanded at Receiver |
"The Bills will be shorthanded at wide receiver for their third preseason game on Saturday night against Jacksonville. Head coach Chan Gailey says his starters will play through the first series of the third quarter, but it's unclear who will line-up to start at receiver."

Bills getting down to business vs. Jaguars - The Buffalo News
"Saturday night's third preseason game for the Buffalo Bills is an opportunity to delve deeper into the summer of self-discovery before the first roster cuts are made. The Jacksonville Jaguars are merely another foil in this editing process."

Jacksonville Jaguars' Paul Posluszny eager for return to Buffalo | Democrat and Chronicle
"I think it's going to be mixed reactions," Posluszny said. "I loved being in Buffalo. ... But let's be honest, I'm the enemy."

Jaguars offensive line catches a break vs. Bills - Big Cat Country
With Marcell Dareus potentially out or limited, the Jags OL caught a break.

Bills urging fans: 'Make Mom Proud' - The Buffalo News
"Make Mom Proud" is the tagline for the new marketing blitz that will be featured on the scoreboard and in the concourses, game-day programs, public-address announcements and banner advertising. The message also will be featured on former Bills players' TV shows and in some radio spots.

Kyle Williams Contract Extension
Extension for Williams -

"This is where I want to be," said Williams. "I feel like we’ve got a chance, moving in the right direction, got some good players here, and I want to see what I started here through. I believe that and that means a lot t o me. It means a lot to me that everybody passed on my four times, but the fifth time these guys didn’t get it wrong, so I want to be here."

Kyle Williams agrees to contract extension with the Buffalo Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
"He’s real happy to remain a Bill," Williams’ agent Albert Elias said. "Three contracts in five years shows their commitment to winning, and that’s exciting."

Kyle Williams Signs New Deal - WGR 550
"With the Williams contract taken care of, the Bills are expected to move on to negotiations with wide receiver Stevie Johnson."

Bills give Kyle Williams $17 million guaranteed | ProFootballTalk
"With Williams and this year’s third overall draft pick, Marcell Dareus, the Bills think they’re going to have one of the best defensive tackle tandems in football for years to come."

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LB Morrison signs -

"A full-time starter for almost his entire career, Morrison has been extremely productive and durable having never missed a game in his six NFL seasons. Morrison (6’2" 240) thrived in Oakland’s defense the first five years of his career leading the Raiders in tackles four times in five seasons."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 8-26
Chris Brown answers fan questions about the UDFAs, Marcus Easley, and more.

Inside The Bills | Shep being smart w/hamstring
"It’s definitely improving and that’s helping me a lot physically and in my mind knowing it’s getting better and that we’re almost there," he said. "We just have to take that final step."

Bills practice on new turf - YNN
"I think it’s important to come out here and get a feel for it. It’s different. I think it was good to get them out here and at least the first time they see it they won’t be looking around. They can go through their normal pre-game," said Gailey.

Bills Florence Has No Regrets - WGR 550
"I don't think there's any frustration level, I just think that this is a business first off the there are going to be moves that are made and everybody has their own opinions. The main they we've got to do is just try to get better and win games because that's the only reason we're here."

2011 Fantasy Football Rankings: PPR Running Back Rankings - FakeTeams
"Who should you choose at running back in a PPR league? Fake Teams has the 2011 fantasy football rankings to help you out." Fred Jackson is 22, Marshawn Lynch 26, and C.J. Spiller not in the top 32.

RoostCast Episode 42: An Hour With Tim Graham | The Goose's Roost
"The title doesn’t lie. Buffalo News enterprise reporter Tim Graham joins Corey, Chris and Ryan by phone to talk the Bills, his new job and the Terry Pegula Effect."