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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/13

The Buffalo Bills head to Toronto this Sunday to take on the Seattle Seahawks. Read all about both the city and the team in today's links.

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Mario climbing Bills single season sack list -
"Currently fourth in the AFC in sacks this season with 10.5, he already has the first double-digit sack season for the Bills since 2009 when Aaron Schobel posted 10."

Bryan Scott Named Bills Walter Payton Recipient -
"In addition to advocating health and wellness, Bryan maintains a deep devotion to the arts and helping to ensure that youth have the opportunity to find their passion. Bryan’s Pick Your Passion Foundation for the Arts established the ARTventure program to take students from Buffalo’s Falk School on monthly field trips to different art and music venues throughout the area."

Mary Owen named to board of NFL Foundation -
"Youth football, health and safety, and community will be the focus areas of the newly created National Football League Foundation."

Chan Gailey: "We are in a production business" -
Tarvaris Jackson and Marshawn Lynch are playing their former teams this week. Chan Gailey answers questions about that among other things.

Ryan Fitzpatrick: "There's been a lot of disappointment" -
Fitzpatrick talks about what the team is playing for these final games, the Seahawks and Toronto.

C.J. Spiller: "I can’t go into the game pressing" -
Spiller was presumably not winded after talking about Marshawn Lynch and his head coach.

Bills Roundup: Anderson Returns to Practice - VIDEO -
"Defensive End Mark Anderson returned to practice on Wednesday, as the Bills hit the field to begin prep work for their game against the Seahawks in Toronto."

Inside The Bills | Barnett-1,000 tackles and counting
"It was a notable milestone for Bills LB Nick Barnett last Sunday against the Rams. When he teamed up with Da’Norris Searcy to stop an end around by St Louis Chris Givens in the first quarter, Barnett recorded the 1,000th tackle of his NFL career."

Inside The Bills | 12.12.12 – Happy Jim Kelly Day!
"Six Bills players have worn No. 12 in team history: Al Dorrow (no photos available), Manchester Wheeler (no photos available), Daryle Lamonica, James Harris, Joe Ferguson and Jim Kelly."

Inside The Bills | Anderson takes step in practice
Anderson: "Right now I’m just taking it one day at a time," he said. "Today was my first day back, come out tomorrow see how everything feels, I might do a little bit more with a little more reps. Like I said just take it one day at at a time and see how everything works."

Inside The Bills | Pro Bowl voting update
By the fan voting, it looks as if some Bills have a shot of heading to the Pro Bowl this year.

Inside The Bills | C.J.-Chan talk leaves Spiller satisfied
"We talked, it’s very confidential," said Spiller. "But I got an understanding of what he said, and he understood what I said. We left it at that. I think you should be able to go and talk to your boss, I have no problem doing that."

Inside The Bills | Lineup for O-line to stay the same
"Yes, we’ll keep that the same and try to keep the same continuity," said Gailey.

Inside The Bills | Chan talked with Tarvaris Jackson
"We’ve talked to him a lot about (Seattle’s) personnel more than anything," said Gailey. "Not scheme, but more personnel and what he feels about their guys and strengths and weaknesses. We’ve talked to him a lot."

Inside The Bills | Bills single season sack list
"Here’s the list of the best single-season sack totals in Bills history with Mario Williams quickly climbing the list with three games to play."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Former Bill Thrives In Seattle
"Lynch has ripped it up with the Seahawks. In his first full season he gained 1204 yards and this year, he already has 1266 yards with three games to go. That total is second in the NFL behind Adrian Peterson."

AccuScore: Bills lose to Seahawks - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills have a chance to play spoiler. But according to AccuScore, Seattle is the pick to beat Buffalo. "

Thoughts on McShay's first mock draft - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Bills would fall over themselves if Te'o falls to them at No. 11. Te'o is exactly what Buffalo needs in terms of toughness, heart and leadership."

AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Chan Gailey gets the photo as his stock is taking a nosedive.

Bills considered drafting Russell Wilson - SB Nation Seattle
In other headlines, "Bills considered drafting all draft-eligible players".

Seahawks to debut all 'Wolf Grey' uniforms Sunday vs. Bills - SB Nation Seattle
When the Seahawks travel to Toronto to play Buffalo, they will bring their newest duds.

Seahawks & Bills, 'Gangnam Style' this weekend in Toronto - SB Nation Seattle
"To date, nothing else has worked. This will be the fifth time that the Bills have played in Toronto, but they still have yet to sell out a game north of the border." Blog | Up next: Buffalo Bills
"Star power: Leodis McKelvin." Huh?

Bills' Marcell Dareus overcoming latest in series of tragedies | Toronto Sun
"This is the first place I've been to since all this happened," Dareus said. "I haven't been home (to Alabama), I haven't been on a plane (outside of football trips). This is the first time I've been anywhere. I've just been scared."

Fortunately for Seahawks, PSY’s crowd could top the Bills’ | The News Tribune
Greg Albrecht: "We’re opening it to not just the die-hard football fans, but opening it up to people who might be on the fence right now, or folks who want to spend an afternoon wanting to have a good time."

Commentary: Time for Ralph to Sell--NOW! - WROC
John Kucko: "The longer Ralph holds on, the longer that Hall of Fame legacy is tarnished. Save it while you can."

Power Rankings: Week 15 |
"24. Buffalo Bills (22nd) That defeat to the Rams kind of summed up the Bills’ season. Promising at points, ultimately disappointing, and nowhere near enough C.J. Spiller."

C.J. Spiller looks to Larry Fitzgerald for how to handle frustration | ProFootballTalk
"I cannot get selfish and get caught up in how many times I touch it," Spiller said. "That is for the outside world to continue to debate. I have all the faith in the world in what Coach Gailey is trying to do with me in our offense."

Bills' Mario has been more super of late - Buffalo News
Mario Williams would be way happier with a sore wrist and a winning record.

Just call him Inactive Jackson - Buffalo News
"Tarvaris Jackson said this has been the most frustrating season of his career."

League gives accolades to Owen, Scott - Buffalo News
Team VP Mary Owen and linebacker Bryan Scott were both honored by the league yesterday. Read the News' coverage.

Tarvaris Jackson, mostly sidelined, finds role this Sunday - Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester D&C reports: 'He's already had a busier week as the Buffalo coaching staff has been picking his brain for information about the Seahawks. "We've talked to him a lot about personnel," said coach Chan Gailey. "Not so much scheme, but what he feels about their guys' strengths and weaknesses, we've talked to him a lot."'

Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly discusses future of Bills in Buffalo | Democrat and Chronicle
Kelly: "I know enough people that have enough money to make sure that happens. Put it that way. I know there are other groups our there too that want make sure it stays in Western New York."

Bills defence fills all the gaps now | Football | Sports | Toronto Sun
"After allowing an average of 177 rushing yards through the first seven games, the Bills have allowed only 85 per game since -- nearly a 100-yard per-game difference."

Bills’ Mario Williams, finally, really is super | Football | Sports | Toronto Sun
"Since the Bills resumed playing Nov. 5, Williams has been an entirely different player. He has recorded seven quarterback sacks in six games. Beyond that statistic, he’s clearly a much more disruptive pass-rushing presence."

Lynch doesn’t want to talk about Buffalo in rearview | The News Tribune
"However, once Carroll got the job as head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, he was back on the recruiting trail again, constantly harassing general manager John Schneider to make a deal with Buffalo to get Lynch in the fold."

Lynch’s production speaks for itself, and him -
"The trade that brought Marshawn Lynch from the Bills to the Seahawks in 2010 was orchestrated by Pete Carroll, and the Seahawks’ coach can’t imagine his team without the Beast Mode back."

Lynch's past, present meet as Seattle faces Bills - Yahoo! Sports
"Yet with all those reasons for Lynch to chat about his season or playing his old team, his response Wednesday when asked if had a few minutes was a simple, ''Nah, I'm good.''"