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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/1

The Buffalo Bills play the Jacksonville Jaguars tomorrow, but the big news from Friday was a report on a new contract in the works for Jairus Byrd.

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

Report of contract talks is news to Byrd - Buffalo News
Byrd sounds like he would like to stay in Buffalo.

NFL blackout policy casts wide net - Buffalo News
"This means Bills home games are blacked out in the Buffalo; Rochester; Syracuse; Erie, Pa.; Hamilton, Ont.; and Toronto TV markets, [NFL spokesman Dan] Masonson said."

Andy Levitre a rock-solid contributor for Buffalo Bills - Democrat and Chronicle
Coaches and teammates speak highly of the guard.

Scouting Report - Week 13 -
Chris Brown breaks down matchups where the Bills should have the advantage.

WR Jones, four others questionable -
"Donald Jones has had some tightness in his calf," said head coach Chan Gailey. "We keep trying to get it out, but we haven’t been able to do that yet. So he didn’t practice today. We’ve listed him as questionable for the game."

Byrd open to re-signing with Bills -
"Sure yeah if everything works out. I have no problems with Buffalo, but I know that around this time it’s about business, so I understand that too," he said. "I love the fans here. We just have to win. That’s the biggest thing, just winning and I want to be somewhere where I’m wanted too."

Bills run 'D' stiffening -
"After giving up an average of 176.8 rushing yards through the first six weeks of the season, the Bills’ front seven has buckled down in past weeks, allowing only 95.5 yards a game."

Mario Williams on Jaguars Game - VIDEO -
"Bills defensive end talks to the media about the Jaguars game this weekend, his play recently and the Colts game."

Under Review: Da'Norris Searcy - VIDEO -
"On this week's edition of Under Review, Hannah Buehler catches up with Bills safety Da'Norris Searcy, and talks to him about his increased playing time, the Gift of Warmth Gathering and snow in Buffalo."

Inside The Bills | Casserly on Gailey: "One of best coaches in the league"
"I think Chan Gailey is one of the best coaches in the league," Casserly said Friday night on The John Murphy Show. "If you can’t get to your ultimate potential with Chan Gailey, you’re not going to get there."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 11-30
Chris Brown talks T.J. Graham, dictating the game to the opponent, off-season free agent re-signings, drafting a franchise quarterback and the blown calls at the end of the first half against the Colts.

Inside The Bills | Reed, Tasker make HOF semifinalist list
"All-time leading receiver Andre Reed and seven-time Pro Bowl special teamer Steve Tasker have both been named to the list of semifinalists for the Pro Football HOF class of 2013. There were only 27 semifinalists selected from the initial nominee list of 127 candidates."

Inside The Bills | Jags WRs Blackmon, Shorts will play Sunday
"According to the Florida Times-Union, Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey has said both WR Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts will play on Sunday against the Bills despite their injuries."

Inside The Bills | Report: Bills open talks with Byrd
"I really just let my agent handle all of that and let him focus on it," Byrd told

Inside The Bills | Moats taking reps with DL
"The former college DE has shown pass rush ability in his time with the Bills, but has lined up primarily at LB under Chan Gailey’s staff."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - HAMILTON: Never Would've Thought We'd Be Talking About Henne
"The biggest thing in winning this game is I’m confident Mularkey will have a game plan that will have holes in it. It’ll be a game plan that even Gailey and Ryan Fitzpatrick should be able to attack." Vintage Hamilton.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - REPORT: Bills Talking To Byrd
"This will be Byrd’s first opportunity at free agency and he’s excited about it, "It’s exciting, everybody’s excited about that possibility, but I’m just trying to finish the season and then go from there."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Jones Not At Practice
Aaron Williams continued to work. Gailey said, "He did OK, he’s still questionable, but today was better than yesterday."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - CAPACCIO: Football Friday Flurry Week 13
"Three 4-7 teams have made the playoffs, all in the AFC (1995 Chargers; 1996 Jaguars; 2008 Chargers)."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills GM Nix Tight Lipped On Gailey
"You can listen to what Nix had to say about Gailey, Fitzpatrick, his own future and the disappointing 4-7 record:"

Final Word: AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Bills could face Babin" That's the headline for the Bills this week? Ugh.

Source: Bills, Byrd open contract talks - AFC East Blog - ESPN
James Walker broke the story, and here's his original piece.

Hamilton man in a coma in Buffalo has no insurance |
Robert Sitter was hit by a car leaving a Bills game two weeks ago, and as a Canadian who did not purchase travel insurance, he has no health insurance in the U.S. He's racking up medical bills and just came out of his coma.

10 things: Jaguars vs. Bills -
"Here are 10 things the Jaguars must do to beat the Bills:"