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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/19

Kraig Urbik's re-signing leads the links on an otherwise dreary day. How many different ways can you say "Fire Gailey/Nix"?

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Urbik receives extension - Buffalo News
"[Urbik, Andy Levitre, and Eric Wood] are represented by the same agent, California-based David Dunn."

OL Kraig Urbik inks multi-year extension -
"For the Bills it’s a good start to what will be a busy offseason as the club faces the challenge of trying to keep a lot of their quality young talent in the fold for the future."

WR Jones, LB Moats placed on reserve, Bills shuffle roster -
"Buffalo’s athletic training staff likely thought with the playoffs no longer in reach that it was best to shut the receiver down for the rest of 2012."

Bills Rewind: Buffalo-Seattle Highlights - VIDEO -
"See the big plays from the Bills 50-17 loss to the Seahawks with the call from John Murphy."

Inside The Bills | Urbik-"The pieces are in place"
Urbik: "We know that we’re a few plays away from a decent record, a much improved record. But we are what we are. And we know that we’re a losing team right now, but the pieces are in place and the guys are in place to be a really, really good team."

Inside The Bills | Bills add 2 to practice squad
"Smith entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Cleveland in 2011 and saw action in two games with the Browns in his rookie season."

Inside The Bills | Opponents foiling Bills screen game
"People are assigning guys to the screen game a ton now," said Gailey. "We’ve got defensive linemen that are not rushing in certain situations because of screens."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Put Two On Reserve
"Hogan has spent the previous six weeks on the team's Practice Squad. The 6-1, 220-pound Monmouth (N.J.) product entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with San Francisco in 2011."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - The Man The Bills Need Most
"Who is Joe Clark? In the 1980s Clark was the controversial principal of Eastside High School in Paterson, N.J. He was, to put it in a stocking, a disciplinarian."

NFL: Week 15 knee-jerk reactions - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"But after losing 50-17 to Seattle, I'm not so sure he coaches beyond this season. These final two games are big."

Power Rankings: Patriots' fall from grace - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"No. 25: Buffalo Bills (down one place)"

AFC East Stock Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"It’s not looking good for Gailey. His Bills looked ill-prepared and showed little effort in a 50-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Toronto."

32 Observations: Week 15 |
"Running back C.J. Spiller has averaged 11.3 yards after the catch per catch, which is the most for any back with at least 25 targets."

PFF 'Had a Bad Day' Team of Week 15 |
"Playing quarterback is hard enough for Ryan Fitzpatrick without Graham dropping four balls." T.J. Graham was shockingly the only Bills player on the list.

2012 Season Over For Buffalo Bills' Donald Jones, Arthur Moats - Buffalo Rumblings
"Two more Buffalo Bills players are out for the season: wide receiver Donald Jones and linebacker Arthur Moats."

Kevin Elliott signed to Bills practice squad - Big Cat Country
"Elliott presented a lot of upside, but may have been rushed into action too early because of the overall lack of depth at the position for the Jaguars."

Pitoniak: The QB that could have saved the Bills - Rochester Homepage
Russell Wilson....

Bills Playing/Coaching for Jobs? |
"With the playoffs out of the picture, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Buffalo Bills believe they still have something important to compete for before the season is over: Job security."

Bills Don't Have What Sells In NFL -
"NFL teams sell their product to the people in two ways. They either win or have the hope of winning. The Buffalo Bills, currently constructed, can sell neither to their fans."

Wilson, Seahawks Embarrass Bills – Week 14 report card - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow
The running back got an "A". Every one else, not so much.

Toronto hits Spot with Bills more than you think - Business First
"Nearly one-fifth of the fans inside Ralph Wilson Stadium on any given Orchard Park game day come from Canada. That’s a win gained from the Bills-Rogers Communications pact."

Bills are more than a QB away from playoffs - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Look around the league at teams that were bad not-so-long ago and adding a competent quarterback has suddenly made them playoff teams."

Problems with Bills start at the top (Nix) - Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack goes through Buddy Nix's drafts. You must disregard that some 2012 picks are "too soon to tell" while others have been relegated to "role players".

Bills sign RG Urbik to 4-year contract extension - Yahoo! Sports
"The deal locks up Urbik through 2016 and is worth $13.3 million, including a $3.5 million signing bonus for this season, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press."