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Bills' Players Take To Twitter With 4-3 Excitement - WGR 550 SportsRadio
Kelvin Sheppard and Torell Troup are excited about the change to a 4-3.

Football Today: 1/31 - ESPN
"Ross Tucker reacts to the latest coaching news, talks with Drayton Florence about his season with the Bills and discusses the origin of Medicine Hat."

Clarence teen given Super Bowl tickets |
"Johnson called Armstrong and gave him the good news over the phone. The unanticipated surprise came just three days after Mark's father, a well-respected coach in the Clarence community, died suddenly." Stevie Johnson gave away two Super Bowl tickets yesterday.

Top 10 Performances: Stevie Johnson vs. NY Jets -
Curtis Modkins goes over Stevie Johnson's big game against the Jets and Darrelle Revis.

American Press - Ex-McNeese standout Sestak a forgotten legend
A great remembrance of former Bills defensive lineman Tom Sestak. He was the third man on the Bills' Wall of Fame.

Former Bills DC Edwards Lands In Miami - WGR 550
"The former Bills D.C. lands with the Miami Dolphins as their new linebackers coach. Before coming to Buffalo, Edwards served as the Dolphins inside linebacker coach."

Steelers Looking At Candidates For Multiple Coaching Positions - Behind the Steel Curtain
"Former Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt's name emerges as a possible candidate to join the Steelers staff. The question is whether the Steelers interest in Van Pelt is about their offensive coordinator job or their quarterbacks coach job."

Rams Interested In Alex Van Pelt For QB Coach - Turf Show Times
"Former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt, most recently the QB coach in Tampa Bay, is a person of interest for a similar position with the St. Louis Rams."

Post-Senior Bowl 2012 NFL mock draft - Mocking The Draft
The Bills select Courtney Upshaw in Dan Kadar's most recent mock draft.

Coaching staff for Bills? How about 17? - Olean Times Herald
Chuck Pollack wraps up the coaching changes at One Bills Drive while lamenting the huge coaching staff the Bills and every other NFL team employs.

5 Questions for Five-Time Super Bowl Veteran Glenn Parker | Britannica Blog
"Glenn Parker has seen five Super Bowl matches from the field, four for the Buffalo Bills and one for the New York Giants, the team that will be facing the New England Patriots this Super Bowl Sunday. Encyclopaedia Britannica contributing editor Gregory McNamee caught up with the renowned guard to ask what to watch for in this edition of the contest."

Bills Announce Change in Defensive Scheme and Coaching Staff |
"We were very pleased that we could hire David Lee to be our quarterbacks coach," Gailey said. "He is very well-respected as a technician and a teacher of quarterbacks. He brings a wealth of experience -- having done a lot of different types of offenses, as well as the traditional pro-style offense."

Chan Gailey confirms Bills switching to 4-3 defense | ProFootballTalk
"How all the players fit is still being worked out, but Gailey said he expects to have Kelvin Sheppard at middle linebacker to start the season. Kyle Williams and Marcell Dareus should be the defensive tackles with Nick Barnett and Chris Kelsay also likely to see a lot of time. Shawne Merriman’s health makes a question mark and, regardless of what they get from him, the team will need to upgrade on the edges before next season." news: Davis leads all running backs in fantasy Super Bowl success
Emmitt Smith's Super Bowl 28 ranks sixth against the Bills defense, while Thurman Thomas' Super Bowl 25 performance comes in eighth. news: Young leads all quarterbacks in Super Bowl fantasy success
Troy Aikman had a great game in Super Bowl 27 to lead the Cowboys over the Bills and come in fifth on this list.

2011 Bills Darkest Clouds- No. 3: Fitz Falters : Buffalo Sports Daily
"Today we reach the third-darkest cloud on the season - the rise and fall of starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick."

Bills Biggest Bright Spots- No. 2: Early Rookie Returns : Buffalo Sports Daily
"We’re now up to the number two on the countdown - the early return on Buffalo’s 2011 rookies."