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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/11

Several Buffalo Bills spoke on Monday on what could have been.

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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.

Bills say they are still backing their coach - Buffalo News
"He's my coach. I've got his back. Those people who want him fired, they must not understand football," Spiller said. ".... For people to say he needs to be fired and all that stuff, that's bogus, and I'm going to leave it at that."

Some tweaks could do wonders for Bills - Buffalo News
Bucky Gleason tweaks the Bills to success in his alternate reality.

Jackson again heads to injured reserve - Buffalo News
"He's not going to make it," Gailey said. Sounds overly dramatic.

Buffalo Bills' C.J. Spiller says he's in good shape - Democrat and Chronicle
Spiller: "I can run 13 yards just waking up out of my sleep."

Was this Chan Gailey's worst-coached game? - Democrat and Chronicle
Leo Roth and Sal Maiorana tackle the debate and they have plenty to choose from.

Loss clouds Gilmore's first INT -
"It felt good, but I’m a team player and we didn’t come out with a win," Gilmore said. "It still felt good, but we didn’t win so that’s the only thing I felt bad about."

Kyle Williams: "There is nowhere to hide" -
The Bills defensive tackle oozes frustration in his Monday comments: "Nobody here, or on Earth, gets more disappointed..."

Jackson likely to miss rest of season -
"Jackson right knee was hit on a 2nd-and-11 play when he carried the ball up the middle. His right foot appeared to be firmly planted in the ground when his knee took the brunt of the impact from Rams defensive tackle Michael Brockers."

Chan Gailey: "I believe in our players" -
Injury updates are the most valuable tidbits from an increasingly contentious press conference. The press have turned as the fans have.

Ryan Fitzpatrick: "What matters at the end of the day are wins and losses" -
Fitz supports Chan Gailey, but wants C.J. Spiller to get the ball more.

Spiller's workload to spike -
Gailey: "I think Tashard (Choice) is a very good back, but to me he’s not in Fred’s category. So there won’t be a lot of sharing of duties. C.J. will have to take a big part of the load now."

Bills Focus: Regroup And Rebound After Rams Loss - VIDEO -
John Murphy goes inside the Bills locker room after the 15-12 loss to the Rams to find out where they go from here."

Inside The Bills | 2012 attack had shift in philosophy
Gailey: "I think we want to be a team that obviously we feature our guys in the backfield, we want to get them the ball." Um...

Inside The Bills | Anderson, A. Williams back Sunday?
Gailey: "Mark (Anderson) is going to do some stuff tomorrow, maybe we can get him back. We get Aaron (Williams) back it looks like this week."

Inside The Bills | C.J. to talk with Gailey about being "winded"
"I’m in shape and I’m just going to leave it at that," said Spiller. "And I’ll sit down with coach and just get a better understanding. I wanted to do that before I met with you guys, but time didn’t allow it. But I’ll go up there and see what he meant. I think I’m in shape."

Inside The Bills | Sheppard: We all know it’s sickening
"We all know that it’s sickening. If you were at the game you saw that," Sheppard told of Sunday’s final minute.

Inside The Bills | Players see killer instinct as issue
Nick Barnett and Ryan Fitzpatrick both used the term on Monday.

Inside The Bills | Gailey on the goal for last 3 games
"So what is in the picture? It’s working to do your best and get better every time you walk out there and be a pro."

Inside The Bills | Stevie frustrated by another defeat
"When you got the lead the entire game and it comes down to a minute left, it basically comes down to who wants it more, who’s going to make the play," said Johnson. "Maybe they did, maybe they didn’t, but they ended up making the plays and they ended up getting the win."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - In 8-8 World, Bills Have Good Shot At Playoffs
With his tongue firmly in cheek, Joe Buscaglia breaks down the multitude of ways the Bills could sneak into the playoffs. Good for him.

Poll: Chan Gailey's future with Bills? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
James Walker puts it to his readers... 77% say fire Chan while 12% wants to decide after the season. Only 11% want Gailey back right now.

ReFo: Rams @ Bills, Week 14 |
Ryan Fitzpatrick was hounded all day behind a poorly-playing offensive line including Andy Levitre and Cordy Glenn. Also, Kyle Williams and Marcell Dareus are good.

C.J. Spiller and Gailey ‘clear the air’ | Toronto Sun
"I cleared the air. I had a great conversation with coach Gailey," Spiller said. "(It is) very confidential between me and him. It went well. I wanted to understand what he meant by his comments, and he understood what I meant. I think we’re straight on those now."

Gailey Letting Down Bills Fans and Players -
"The Bills players are so desperate to be led that you can actually hear it in their voices after the game."

Bills squander lead in loss to Rams - Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack laments the Bills record when it could be 8-5 but knows that slope is too slippery.

Time for the Bills to get rid of Chan - Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack makes his case for Gailey's dismissal.

Buffalo Bills fans accept, grudgingly, game in Toronto -
"If it anchors Buffalo to keep them here, I’m good for it," said Kenny Johnson, who represents Bills fans at the Pro-Football Ultimate Fan Association. "It doesn’t bother me."