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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 11/28

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The Buffalo Bills didn't speak to the media yesterday but boy did the media speak to them.

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From the Booth: Bills at Colts -
John Murphy did not like the end of the second quarter one bit. He opines on some other stuff, too.

Bills Rewind: Buffalo-Indianapolis Highlights - VIDEO -
"Take a closer look at the plays the made up the Bills 20-13 loss to the Colts as called by John Murphy"

Inside The Bills | Dareus on defensive improvement
"After the Houston, game we were all on the same page," Dareus said on the radio show. "We’re just like, ‘even though our team is not where we want it to be right now, we can still take those shots.’ We can still be that defense we want to be. That’s what we’ve been trying to do, nonstop—get after it."

Inside The Bills | Stevie defiant about postseason hopes
"No, really we’ve still got action," said Johnson after being asked if Buffalo’s playoff hopes would require a mathematical miracle. "I’m not going to say we’re out of it yet. I think we’ve still got action at being 9-7 and making the playoffs. We’ve still got to rely on other teams, but I seriously think we can still win out and make it to the playoffs."

Inside The Bills | Chan: I understand fans frustration
Gailey: "But I know they are (frustrated). These are loyal, great fans that live and die with the Bills and they’re suffering right now and I understand that, I do."

Inside The Bills | Aaron, Anderson not looking good for Sunday
"It’ll be touch and go," said head coach Chan Gailey of the chances of Anderson and Williams returning to the lineup this Sunday. "They’re going to do a little bit of work during the week. But I’d say it’s less of a chance than more of a chance right now for those two."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Upon Further Review- Bills Offense Vs Colts
Joe Buscaglia re-watched and graded the offense and gives some very nice grades outside of Ryan Fitzpatrick.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Eye In The Sky - Bills/Colts - The Difference Between 7-4 And 4-7
Jeremy White shows the myriad of ways Fitzpatrick could have hit C.J. Spiller for a touchdown. Oh, and the Donald Jones throw. He does a nice breakdown of Spiller's 41-yard run, too.

Poll: Who is to blame in Buffalo? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Using our SportsNation poll, vote on who’s most to blame for Buffalo’s disappointing year in 2012." The head coach is taking most of the flak right now.

Blogger Blitz: AFC East hot seat - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"AFC East blogger James Walker talks about the future of Rex Ryan and Chan Gailey." I did not watch it.

NFL: Week 12 knee-jerk reactions - AFC East Blog - ESPN
James Walker's Reality: "Lately, Gailey has certainly been more of the problem than the solution in Buffalo. If things don't turn around quickly, Gailey probably won't be back next year."

Power Rankings: Patriots are elite - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills (4-7) remained at No. 24 after losing to the Indianapolis Colts, 20-13."

Sanchez-Fitzpatrick-Tannehill Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
On Fitz: "It’s clear the coaching staff has less confidence and being more controlled with his throws. That’s not working either, and some players are getting unhappy about it."

Buffalo Bills' Mario Williams Leading Defensive Turnaround - Buffalo Rumblings
"Since having wrist surgery during the bye week, Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams has five sacks in his last four games - including three in Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts."

2012 NFL Week Twelve: Inside The Colts Numbers - Stampede Blue
Dive into the Colts stats from the game against the Bills.

Colts Sign Former Rams DT Kellen Heard, Roster Stands At 52 - Stampede Blue
"Colts sign the 340 lbs defensive tackle who was released by the Rams earlier this month for curious reasons." Heard was with the Bills in 2011 and last offseason.

Colts 20, Bills 13: Resurgent Defense Struggling On Third And Long - Buffalo Rumblings
"The Buffalo Bills have been better defensively of late, but they still allowed the Indianapolis Colts to convert 6-of-10 3rd & 8 or longer opportunities in Sunday's 20-13 loss."

Introducing METATHREAD - Buffalo Rumblings
"Basically, we're going to be running a weekly discussion thread each Tuesday morning here in the FanPost section that will encompass all things meta: i.e. topics related directly to the blog, and not to the team."

Defensive Player of the Year: High Wattage |
Kyle Williams comes in at number 7 in the voting. Read why.

PFF Team of Week 12 |
Nick Barnett had the best week out of 4-3 linebackers in the NFL. I know, I'm as surprised as you are. Unfortunately there are quite a few Colts on the list, too.

Lt. Gov. Gives Buffalo Bills Lease Update |
"The talks have gone extraordinarily well. I certainly am not at liberty to disclose where we're at. I can tell you it has been very positive."

Remembering Former Bills TE Ernie Warlick |
"A memorial service was held on Tuesday at Randall Baptist Church in Williamsville." Read and watch some comments here.

Bills Final 5 Games Matter |
"Barring a miracle, and by that I mean running the table to finish with a winning 9-7 record, my gut now tells me this will be it for Chan Gailey and his coaching staff, most notably defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt."

Gailey, Fitzpatrick exposed by Spiller’s smaller role - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Gailey is exposing himself as a below average head coach, and showing the world that his quarterback is mediocre. Both being exposed by Spiller, who is a victim of his own ability."

Hammer Needs To Fall In Buffalo : Buffalo Sports Daily
"Nix needs to get pink slips ready at season’s end if he wants to maintain an ounce of credibility in this part of the country. There’s no way this team goes further with Fitzpatrick and Gailey than it is right now. They are good people in the locker room and community, but perfectly symbolic of this franchise’s mediocrity on the field."

Bills ponder change at nickel - The Buffalo News
After flashing during his rookie season, nickel corner Justin Rogers has not been good enough in the slot prompting talk by Chan Gailey of moving Leodis McKelvin into that spot.

The Buck Stops Here: Bills' woes have a common denominator - The Buffalo News
Bucky Gleason lays the blame for everything - the 1970s, the 13-year playoff drought, and more - squarely at the feet of Ralph Wilson.