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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 2/13

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Bills need talent transfusion for switch in scheme - The Buffalo News
"It's a lot more about the 'who' than the 'how' when it comes to the Buffalo Bills' switch to a 4-3 defense this season. Who they can add to the defense will be far more important in determining their success than how they line up."

For one night amidst war, Whitney Houston made nation cry - Sporting News
Super Bowl XXV was such a unique moment that people feel compelled to discuss it following Whitney Houston's death.

Explaining the Hall Voting - Peter King
"I'm still waiting for the Andre Reed fans from La Jolla and Albuquerque and Lubbock to harangue me about why he hasn't been elected. It's funny that all the critics so far seem to be from Western New York."

Bills fans call on FCC to end game blackouts - The Buffalo News
"They’ve been arriving by mail in bunches for weeks at the Federal Communications Commission office in Washington, D.C. Hand-scrawled letters and notes by passionate football fans pleading with federal officials to end the nearly 40- year practice by the National Football League of blacking out televised feeds of unsold-out games."

5 NFL stars who scored in movies -
O.J. Simpson headlines the list...

Bills | Used five defensive backs frequently - NFL Hot off the Wire
"I watched (the Houston Texans), and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is probably the granddaddy of the 3-4 right now, and at least 50 percent of the time they had four down-linemen," Nix said. "So I'm not so sure that it matters."

Walker's weekend mailbag - AFC East Blog - ESPN
James Walker answers questions on if the Bills will make a big splash in free agency and helping small market teams be successful.

Which Free Agent Wide Receivers Could Help the Ravens? - Baltimore Beat Down
"Which free agent wide receiver could be the missing piece to the Ravens offense? Take a look at the complete list of impending 2012 free agent receivers, and which ones the Ravens could be targeting." Stevie Johnson and Terrell Owens are on the list...

St. Louis Rams Free Agent Options: Demetrius Bell - Turf Show Times
"Bell was part of an offensive line this year that was credited for helping the Bills start off very hot and allowing Ryan Fitzpatrick to pick apart defenses like he can pick apart a SAT test. Not surprisingly, the Bills started their decline soon after he left the field for the season."

Monday Morning Quarterback - Peter King
Steve Tasker of the Bills was on the opposite sideline. "She hit it out of the park,'' he said. "I'm an anthem enthusiast. I like to listen to them and judge them, and there's never been one like that. I remember looking around when it was over. I looked in the stands and saw fans waving their little American flags with one hand and wiping tears away with the other. I looked over and saw Jim Kelly and Marv [Levy] wiping away tears. And I'm standing right near one of the officials that day, Larry Nemmers -- and he's wiping his eyes. Amazing.''