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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/10

Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey is taking a beating from fans and media following his team's 15-12 loss to the St. Louis Rams.

Matthew Stockman
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 fumble chances to put game away - Buffalo News
The Rams used run blitzes to dare the Bills to pass, says Scott Chandler.

Bills' Spiller touchy about lack of rushing attempts - Buffalo News
C.J. Spiller's tap dance is the subject of this piece.

Clock has run out on Gailey's credibility - Buffalo News
Jerry Sullivan: "I'm beginning to wonder if Chan Gailey might be a worse head coach than Dick Jauron."

There's no dropping the subject after Wilson lets one get away - Buffalo News
The Bills defense had the game in hand - literally - and George Wilson, a converted wide receiver, couldn't make the catch. Bucky Gleason opines.

Lindell, playmakers want chance to make difference - Buffalo News
"Dang it, I guess," Lindell said in describing his reaction, although his response on the field looked far less family friendly. "I want to kick them all, you know what I mean?"

Quarterly Report - Buffalo News
In excruciating detail, follow the missed opportunities quarter-by-quarter.

Decisions, patchwork O-line undermine work of ‘D' - Buffalo News
The report card post gives the Bills coaching an F.

Buffalo Bills fall to St. Louis Rams on late TD - Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana's game recap is about as rosy as it could be.

Buffalo Bills players won't criticize Chan Gailey's questionable decisions - Democrat and Chronicle
"They have a coach who doesn't have the will or the way to seal the deal. A coach who is easily among the worst game-day managers in their history."

Buffalo Bills are masters of horrifying losses - Democrat and Chronicle
"Giving Spiller eight touches the entire game, a close game mind you, is a fireable offense. This insanity has to end. My head is swollen from banging it against the wall."

Sal's Six Points: The answers - Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana's keys to the game are answered by Sal Maiorana. I wonder if he still agrees with himself.

Report card - Democrat and Chronicle
"Chan Gailey needs to either give up the play calling or give up the head coaching title because he's not good at doing both."

Stevie Johnson: "We had the game" -
The Bills wide receiver talks about missed opportunities in his post-game presser.

Chan Gailey: "Bottom line we couldn't make plays" -
Opening statement: "Bottom line we could not make plays. After the two scores in the second half, could not make plays to win the ball game. It is a bitter pill to swallow."

C.J. Spiller: "I'm not going to sit around and pout" -
Spiller: "I really cannot control how many times I touch the ball, guys. I keep saying it over and over. I do not know what else you want me to say."

Ryan Fitzpatrick: "We have to develop a killer instinct" -
Fitz: "All the coaching questions you guys always throw at me…I am behind Chan 100-percent."

Bills squander win, fall to Rams 15-12 -
"Four of St. Louis’ first six possessions were three-and-outs as Buffalo’s defense held Rams RB Steven Jackson in check. The Rams longest possession through the first two quarters went 10 plays."

Bills Roundup: Rams Steal a Late Win 15-12 - VIDEO -
"St. Louis put together a late touchdown drive, which was enough to get past Buffalo 15-12 on Sunday afternoon."

Rams vs. Bills highlights - VIDEO -
From NFL Network: "St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Gibson with 48 seconds left to lift the St. Louis Rams to a 15-12 win over the Buffalo Bills Sunday."

Inside The Bills | Jones: We’ve got a long ways to go
"Donald Jones could only shake his head at Buffalo’s latest loss. The lack of execution was something he could not compute, especially at this point in the season where the teams that are making a run at the postseason are playing their best football."

Inside The Bills | Lindell: I want to kick them all
Gailey: "When they first told me, they told me it was a 50-yard field goal instead of a 52, 53-yard field goal. We had just dropped the snap on the extra point (on the prior scoring drive), so that is why I pulled them back out of there and said ‘Hey let’s let the defense try to keep them pinned back.’"

Inside The Bills | Bills run ‘D’ now 4 straight of less than 90
"The Bills four-game streak is the longest since the 1999 season when the Bills had the number one defense in football and went four straight without allowing 90 rushing yards from games two through five that season."

Inside The Bills | C.J.: Of course I want to touch the ball more
"The Bills back had one reception for 15 yards and seven carries for 37 yards in the game."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - HAMILTON: Twelve Years Of Incompetent Game Day Coaching Is Getting Old
"Chan Gailey was run out of Dallas, run out of Georgia Tech, run out of Kansas City and out of football totally for a season when the Chiefs fired him after the preseason, but he was good enough to be the Bills head coach. Today’s loss falls SQUARLY on his shoulders."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Have Another Dark Day
"Another game, another loss, another season soon to be officially down the drain and yet another day where you want to pull your hair out(unless you are like me and have none left to pull out). When will this ever end?"

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Sideline Reactions: Rams 15 - Bills 12
Joe Buscaglia channels Groundhog Day on his way to attempting to understand the latest loss.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - BULLDOG: Chan Gailey Was Scared
"Remember when the Bills beat Arizona back in October? I said that day that it seemed like Chan Gailey had done everything he could to lose the game but a few of his players bailed him out. Sunday against the St. Louis Rams Gailey had no such good fortune."

Four things we learned about the AFC East - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"1. It could be the last days for Chan Gailey"

Wrap-up: Rams 15, Bills 12 - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills blow another game late and fall to 5-8. It's fitting because questionable play in the fourth quarter has been the story of the Bills' season."

Rams vs. Bills final score: Gibson catches game-winning TD pass in St. Louis' 15-12 win -
"Sam Bradford found Brandon Gibson for a game-winning touchdown pass with 54 seconds to play, as the Rams came from behind to beat the Bills, 15-12."

Rams vs. Bills final score: Sam Bradford hits Brandon Gibson in final minute as Rams win again - SB Nation St. Louis
"Sam Bradford and Brandon Gibson connected yet again as the St. Louis Rams completed a fourth-quarter comeback against the Buffalo Bills."

Rams 15, Bills 12: Video Recap - Turf Show Times
"The St. Louis Rams got the better of the Buffalo Bills in New York today in a defensive battle that came down to the waning seconds."

St. Louis Rams: Quick Five - Turf Show Times
"A quick glance at an ugly win by the Rams."

Gailey makes all the wrong calls in Buffalo’s close loss - Dunkirk | The Observer
"Can you hear them? I think I'm starting to be able to. Yup, I can hear those, 'Let's go Buffalo!' chants turning into, 'Hey, ho, Chan Gailey's got to go!'"

Rams rally to stun Bills - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Winning teams make plays in the fourth quarter to win ball games," said Gailey. "We are not doing that right now. That is what I am supposed to be getting them to do."

Snow in Buffalo results in pancakes and solid line play - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Snow made 58 snaps and of those, 29 were from the shot gun. One snap was a little high and the rest were spot on."

St. Louis Rams gut Buffalo Bills' playoff hopes with last-minute win | Toronto Sun
"The Bills defence that was a joke in October was getting the last laugh until game's end. It out-defensed the Rams for most of the game on an increasingly dark, wet, windy day."

When Spiller touches the ball, Bills are successful - Auburn Pub
"Spiller has 20-plus carries in one game this season (Nov. 15 against Miami) and he has 15-plus touches in seven games this season. The Bills' record in those seven games? 4-3. Not bad, right?"

Buffalo Bills Week 14 Report Card: Chan abandons running game, Bills lose : Auburn Pub
After his F grade: "I don't care about what the defensive coordinator did or what the special teams coach did. This is all about Chan."

In Need of Big Plays, Rams Find a Way -
"We didn’t think it was going to be easy," coach Jeff Fisher said. "It was tough but nobody panicked. We made some adjustments at halftime, it was a close ball game, all we had to do was make some plays."

Immediate Reactions: St. Louis Rams 15, Buffalo Bills 12 | THE BEST OF NICK MENDOLA LIVE
Nick Mendola's open letter to Chan Gailey.