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Game Day Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/16

The Buffalo Bills host Marshawn Lynch and the Seattle Seahawks at the Rogers Centre in Toronto this afternoon.

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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.

No passing fancy - Buffalo News
"Twelve teams – 38 percent of the NFL – have embraced their futures with a rookie or sophomore quarterback. Ten of them started on opening day."

Marshawn vs. C.J.: That's entertainment - Buffalo News
Jerry Sullivan says that with both backs looking to prove something, it could be a highly entertaining run game today.

Expanded playoff field seems inevitable - Buffalo News
So says Mark Gaughan.

Toronto is home for a day for Buffalo Bills - Democrat and Chronicle
"Let's face it, if there's a team that can't afford any more competitive disadvantages, it's the Bills, the only team in the NFL to have not qualified for the playoffs in this millennium."

Sal's six points - Democrat and Chronicle
"When Chan Gailey and Buddy Nix arrived in 2010, their first draft pick was C.J. Spiller, and Lynch was the odd man out. Lynch has gone on to become one of the game's top backs."

AP: Seahawks-Bills Preview -
"Along with rookie quarterback Russell Wilson and a stout defense, Lynch is a major reason the Seahawks (8-5) currently own the NFC's top wild-card position, and they're feeling especially good after the NFL's third-largest shutout win since 1950."

Bills Focus: Chan Gailey Seahawks Preview - VIDEO -
"he Bills head coach talks with Chris Brown about the Seahawks tough running game, the progress of Cordy Glenn at left tackle, and how C.J. Spiller is progressing in pass protection. "

Film Session: Seahawk's Defense - VIDEO -
"Steve Tasker and Chris Brown breakdown Seattle's defensive scheme."

Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills - VIDEO -
"NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the Buffalo Bills."

Bills Focus: Buffalo-Seatlle Preview - VIDEO -
"Chris Brown and John Murphy take a closer look at the Seahawks tough defense, talented young quarterback and how the Bills matchup with them "

Inside The Bills | C.J.’s progress in pass pro
"He’s done better as the season has gone along. He really has," said Gailey in reference to Spiller’s pass protection. "The thing about it is we’re probably doing him a disservice because you compare him to Fred and Fred is one of the best if not the best in the league as a pass protector."

Inside The Bills | Seattle: highest 1st down run percentage
"As we pointed out in this week’s Scouting Report the Seattle Seahawks have the highest run tendency on 1st-and-10 in the league at a very high 64.6%."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - 5 Things To Watch For During Bills - Seahawks
The return of Marshawn Lynch and the Spiller show figures to be something to watch on Sunday. There's also the banged up Seahawks secondary.

Walker's AFC East picks - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Skinny: C.J. Spiller will be forced to get carries this week, which is a good thing and could keep Buffalo in the game. But Seattle is just too physical on both sides of the football."

Seahawks vs. Bills 2012 game preview: Seattle, Buffalo to meet in Toronto -
"The Seahawks can strengthen their playoff standing with a win against the Bills, but they will have to win on the road, which hasn't been easy for Seattle this season. "

Seahawks at Bills Preview: Things-I-Think-I-Think Style - Field Gulls
"This isn't a "trap" game so much as an "opportunity" game. For a young team this game is about how it handles success. "

Cheers to WGR’s Simon and The Bucky and Sully Show - Still Talkin' TV
"Simon was persistent but respectful in asking Nix about Gailey’s job status during the GMs weekly appearance on the station that now carries Bills games."

Bills in Toronto: Marshawn Lynch, C.J. Spiller square off -
"The past and future clash Sunday as Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch battles Buffalo Bills rusher C.J. Spiller."

Bills in Toronto: Marshawn Lynch, C.J. Spiller square off -
"The past and future clash Sunday as Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch battles Buffalo Bills rusher C.J. Spiller."