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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 12/21

With injuries abounding, see how the Buffalo Bills responded after practice on Thursday.

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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.

WR Donald Jones to see specialist for medical condition -
"It’s really something I’ve been dealing with so now going on I-R gives me a chance to really rest my body and get everything back together," Jones said Thursday. "I can’t really speak on it right now. Once I go see the doctors and get a chance to talk to everybody and gather everything together I’m sure more will come out then."

Broadcast Information: Bills at Dolphins -
"Bills on road at Dolphins: 15-30-1"

Coverage units out for redemption -
"When you give up long returns you know you’re not in the right place," said Corey McIntyre. "We’ve got very good cover guys. Sometimes you’ve got to strain a little bit harder so those other teams don’t make those plays on you."

Leodis McKelvin placed on I-R, LB Kirk Morrison returns to Bills -
"I don't know what my role is, but if need be I'll go out and play," said Morrison, who is likely to see time on special teams Sunday. "Hopefully I'll have a shot at playing on defense too. This is the best opportunity to get some good tape and some film out there and show what I can do."

In the Trenches with Andy Levitre - VIDEO -
"In the final episode of In the Trenches, guard Andy Levitre is joined by safety Da'Norris Searcy and they talk about his second year in the NFL."

Kyle Williams on Dolphins Matchup - VIDEO -
"Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams addresses the media about their second meeting with the Dolphins, and how they can get their run defense back on track. "

Bills Focus: Stevie Closing in on 1,000 - Video -
"Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson is closing in on another 1,000 yard season, trying to join Andre Reed as the only receivers in Bills history to record three straight 1,000 yard seasons."

Inside The Bills | A. Williams steps closer to full workload
"CB Aaron Williams returned to action last week against Seattle for the first time since suffering knee injury in Week 9. He played 36 snaps, but the coaching staff is still hesitant to play him for 50 or 60 snaps on defense after just one game back."

Inside The Bills | Decision to be made on Anderson
"Head coach Chan Gailey indicated that he may very well play on Sunday in Miami, but there are some decisions to be made in terms of numbers on special teams that could impact whether Anderson is active or inactive this weekend."

Inside The Bills | Positive signs for Chandler, Wood
"It was good. I wasn’t sure we were going to have him this early," said Gailey. :It was great to have him back out there. He and Eric Wood are a big part of our offense. We need both of them so it was good to have both of them."

Inside The Bills | McKelvin likely headed for surgery
"I think eventually he’s going to require some sort of procedure," said Gailey. "He’s going to need something done. So it was bad enough where we said, ‘Don’t play and let’s get that done.’"

Inside The Bills | Bills free agent list
"For those Bills fans that were asking, here is the team’s official free agent list for the upcoming offseason, not counting Kraig Urbik, who was re-signed on Tuesday."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Shouldn't Stay The Course
"When I drive to Ralph Wilson Stadium for the season finale on December 30th, I’m half expecting to see the phrase "Stay The Course" in big, bold letters on the back of the Jumbotron."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Levitre, Chandler Back To Work Thursday
"The only two players not to participate in the session were linebacker Chris White and wide receiver Marcus Easley."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Jones Mum On Medical Condition
"While Jones won't publicize his ailment just yet, but we can trace back to something that bugged him previously. July of 2011 when he told The Buffalo News' Mark Gaughan that he had a minor kidney disorder, which even amounted to some teams taking him off their draft boards back in 2010."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills LB Morrison Says He'll Be On The Field Sunday
"I'm excited just because that's the reason I came back," the veteran linebacker said Thursday. "Sitting back home watching it is just hard to do. So, whatever role they want me to play, I know I'm gonna be out on the field this week and I'm excited about that. Really showing what I could have been doing all season long."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' McKelvin Done For Season
"McKelvin was benched after the first game of the season following a poor performance as the team's nickel corner, but then began to build up both his confidence and the coaches confidence in him with his return abilities. In 2012, the cornerback had the league's best average for punt returns among those that have had at least ten chances."

Inside The Bills | Why Morrison is back
"With LB Arthur Moats going to I-R and LB Chris White iffy for Sunday’s game with a hamstring injury it leaves Buffalo’s coverage units on special teams without two of their best coverage team linebackers."

Is Leodis McKelvin done in Buffalo? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"But is McKelvin's production on special teams enough for Buffalo to bring him back? McKelvin has struggled at cornerback the past five seasons. The Bills tried him in the slot and on the outside without much success."

Buffalo Bills create sleeping bag big enough for all of their fans -
"The Buffalo Bills want to wish you a Merry Christmas! The best way to do so is to give you $25 off the normal price for their special sleeper stocking -- big enough to fit every Bills fan in existence at the same time (including the Toronto market)."

Bills send Leodis McKelvin to IR -
"In limited action at cornerback in 2012, McKelvin made 20 tackles, and had three pass deflections and one interception."

3TFO: Bills @ Dolkphins, Week 16 |
"Which running back will sieze his shot at notoriety this week - the Dolphins' Reggie Bush, aiming for 1,000 yards, or the Bills' CJ Spiller, in a rare No. 1 role?"

PFF Pick'em: Week 16 |
Despite a win just a few weeks ago, every single guy at PFF is picking the Dolphins this week.

Non-football illness ends Jones' season - Buffalo News
Jones: "Once I go see the doctors and get a chance to talk to everybody and gather everything together, I'm sure more will come out then."

Canadian critically hurt after Bills game headed closer to home- Buffalo News
"Sitter, 31, who still is unable to talk, is reported to be responsive to family after being brought out of a medically-induced coma."

Ex-Buffalo Bill continues to make a difference in community - Buffalo News
"Every December for the last five years, [Ruben] Brown has made a concerted effort to make sure that local underprivileged children have the opportunity to share in the holiday spirit."

Merriman trying to regain form - Democrat and Chronicle
"The defensive end/linebacker is a shell of the player who recorded 39.5 sacks and earned three Pro Bowl invitations in his first three seasons with San Diego."

Bills in Toronto: Suckers won’t fill Rogers’ pricey seats -
"The announced attendance last Sunday, when the Seattle Seahawks pasted the ever-lousy Bills, was 40,770. A man who knows suggested "way under" 40,000 tickets were sold and tales of day-game giveaways are common."