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Forbes: Bills low on valuation, high on income - Business First
"The Buffalo Bills remain near the bottom at 29th, valued at $792 million, down 1 percent from a year ago. But the Bills rake in the bucks, with operating income of $40.9 million. That, according to Forbes, makes Buffalo the eighth most profitable club."

Bell tries to find his rhythm at left tackle - The Buffalo News
"Yeah, I struggled but I'm gradually getting into a better rhythm than where I was at the start of the season," he said. "It just comes with time. The more we do something, the better off we get at it, and the more comfortable you get with it, the faster you play. It's all about rhythm."

9-11 attacks hit close to home for Jones -
"Just a half-hour drive from Manhattan, Jones wasn’t able to see the destruction, but his mother’s boyfriend Sean Wilson, a Newark airport employee, did."

"What's the Word" with George Wilson -
Wilson checks in with first-round pick Marcell Dareus. Check it out.

"Let's Go Bills Rap", 2011, Week One | THE BEST OF NICK MENDOLA . . .LIVE
The Buffalo Bills are back, and so is the "Let’s Go Bills Rap."

AFC East Daily: Ranking AFC East RB tandems entering '11
The Bills come in second to the Jets.

Bills working on 'can't finish' stigma - YNN, Your News Now
"I think consistency is the big thing. I talked about putting so much time into it right now; in the film room, on the practice field with the guys. Really getting ourselves to where we need to be, so every rep out here matters, every rep out here can translate to game day," said quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Bills’ Merriman eager to show he's `Lights Out' - The Globe and Mail
"Yeah, I'm doing a pretty good job on the outside," Merriman said before the Bills held their first practice Monday in preparing for their regular-season opener at Kansas City on Sunday. "On the inside, it's still difficult because those emotions run wild."

NFL's most hateable teams -
Michael Rosenberg has the Bills at No. 3 on his hateability index, measuring his disdain for teams. That's actually not that bad, mainly because his mom likes the team and they have a history of losing.

Inside The Bills | Troup practicing
"Bills NT Torell Troup is back participating in practice here on Friday leaving just one non-participant; Arthur Moats."

Inside The Bills | Chris Berman’s Bills jersey
The Bills actually went with a circle instead of a number zero in honor of Berman’s signature line about the club, ‘Nobody circles the wagons like the Buffalo Bills.’

Inside The Bills | Easley leaves Friday practice
"He had to leave early," said Gailey. "It was an illness, a medical issue, so it is not injury-related. So we expect it to resolve itself shortly."

Buffalo Bills' top pick Marcell Dareus has plenty of promise | Democrat and Chronicle
"I really do feel like I can be a big piece of the puzzle," said Dareus. "I don't think I'm the person to turn the team around, but I'm a player that can really help get this team where we need to be."

Final Word: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Handling the Chiefs' pass rush and stopping the run are Buffalo's two keys.

Bills-Chiefs Result In Madden Sim - WGR 550
"Just like in last year's actual matchup, Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles goes for over 100 yards on the ground in the sim, leading Kansas City to a 21-10 win to open the season."

Bills Dareus Won't Be Nervous. Troup Back - WGR 550
"The thing that helps you from getting too high is knowing your competition, going out there and knowing your competition every day and simply knowing that the Kansas City Chiefs were the top running team last year in the NFL and we were one of the worst run stopping so I have to focus in and worry about the runningbacks so that's the kind of stuff that really goes through your head and keeps you down. I can't get overly excited out there or I'll mess up. "

Kelso passes chemistry test with Murphy - The Buffalo News
"People think that guys who made a lot of money playing football, that they never have to work," Kelso said. "That might be true for Jim Kelly or Thurman [Thomas], but most of us -- particularly me -- I have a full-time job. I do the broadcasting on top of everything else. So there's not a lot of downtime in my life. I'm full-time at the school, I'm there 9, 10, maybe 11 hours a day."

Bills to pay tribute on 9/11 anniversary - Niagara Gazette
"I’m not sure that everybody understands the significance of Sept. 11 to our country, especially young people who don’t realize it," Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey said. "I hope they realize the significance of this and there’s going to be something going on in every stadium around the league. I just want them to take it with solemnest and pride; whatever else it is that you do when you’re an American to understand what this is all about."

New-look Bills defence gets tough test in Week 1 | The Toronto Observer
"Toronto Observer Prediction: Bills 21, Chiefs 17."

Chiefs not anticipating shootout with Bills -
"If anything, it should put the defense ahead," Chiefs defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel said of the offseason training lost due to this summer’s lockout. "Generally, offenses take longer to jell. But this has been a crazy year. Teams have done things differently to kind of prepare for it. Considering the circumstances and the new rules that we had to work under, I think we were efficient and I think we got a lot done."

Stopping Chiefs run game is key |
"It's got to be at the top of the list for Chan Gailey this weekend--stop the Kansas City running game."