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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 1/13

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Jim Kelly Chimes In On Bills Draft Needs, Tebow - WGR 550
"We need so desperately somebody to rush the quarterback," said the Hall of Fame Bills QB. "Put heat on the opposing quarterbacks. We haven't had that in I don't know how long it's been. Aaron Schobel used to be able to do it, I know that's why we brought Shawne Merriman in for. As everybody knows that didn't work out. But we need to find somehow, someway, a good dominant pass rusher."

Bills WR coach Hixon to be lead assistant at PSU -
"Buffalo Bills receivers coach Stan Hixon is returning to college to become the lead assistant under new Penn State coach Bill O’Brien. Besides being Penn State’s assistant head coach, Hixon will also mentor the wide receivers. A 32-year coaching veteran, Hixon tutored the wideouts for the Bills."

Bills Focus: Buffalo's Key Free Agents -
Chris Brown takes a look at who could be in the Bills' off-season plans.

Receivers coach Hixon headed to Penn State -
"Receivers coach Stan Hixon accepted an assistant coaching position at Penn State University Thursday."

Inside The Bills | Brad Smith’s future
"I think it’s exactly what we thought when we brought him in here," said Nix. "Brad can be a difference-maker if you use him in the right way. I think his versatility is the biggest thing about him and what makes him the most important."

Wildcat guru Lee named Bills' QB coach - The Buffalo News
"Lee coached at Arkansas from 1984 to '87 under Ken Hatfield, who was a mentor to Gailey early in the career of the Bills' coach."

On celebration penalties - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan provides clarification from the league on the celebration penalty that Stevie Johnson earned, including the specific rule and why he was flagged. He also disagrees with it.

Free-agency watch: One question - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"3. Will the Buffalo Bills really chase big names?" James Walker suggests former top overall pick Mario Williams.

Mularkey sees previous stops as learning opportunities |
"It was a difficult decision, obviously," he said about resigning from the Bills. "I’ve never had any regrets. I always felt like it was the right thing to do."

Nix Has Bills on Track |
Ed Kilgore likes what Buddy Nix has to say.

Bills looking to keep Johnson, Bell, Chandler - Olean Times Herald
What did Buddy Nix say about personnel decisions at his year-end press conferece?