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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 2/14

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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.

Free agent CB Routt visiting with Bills -
"They started off the season 5-2 and beat the New England Patriots, the team that represented the AFC in the Super Bowl," he said. "I don’t see that as anything you can look down upon. Obviously everybody can be better except for the one team that went to the Super Bowl. But the sky is the limit because you can clearly see that there are the right pieces here in place."

Clowney hoping to be speed Bills need -
"That’s one thing I’ve been known for since day one coming out of college is being a speed guy," said Clowney. "The one thing that I have improved on in my five years though is being a route runner and better using my speed to my advantage."

Stanford Routt Meets the Media -
A short Q&A with the free agent.

Inside The Bills | Routt knows Wannstedt’s resume
"I remember Dave all the way when he was back with the Cowboys and the Bears," said Routt. "It was a pleasure meeting him. Obviously he’s a great guy and a great football mind and he can definitely bring a lot of things to a corner(‘s game)."

Ex-Raider Routt impressed by Bills - The Buffalo News
"[Monday] was a good day," Routt said. "I got a chance to see the city a little bit, see the staff, met a couple of those guys and I like the atmosphere around here."

Routt on Bills: 'Sky's the limit' - The Buffalo News
"I have a couple of more [visits] as soon as I leave here,’’ he said. "The beauty of this situation is that it happened so early that I have a chance to take my time and look at things from a broader perspective and just make the right decision when it’s all said and done.’’

FA Routt Thinks The 'Sky's The Limit' For Bills - WGR 550
"Now it's off to a few other destinations according to Routt. While he didn't specify which teams he'd be visiting with, there has been reported interest from at least five other teams. The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans were all said to have a certain degree of interest in addition to the Bills."

Inside The Bills | Van Pelt hired
"Van Pelt and head coach Mike McCarthy are good friends from their days at Pitt. McCarthy was a young coach assisting the quarterbacks for the Panthers when Van Pelt was throwing passes there."

Inside The Bills | Clowney knows Brad Smith
"He and I would always flip flop between number three and number four based on the game plan that particular week," recalled Clowney. "Me and Brad have always been good friends from the day I got to New York. He’s a great guy and an even better friend. He knows I’m up here and I’m a competitor. We never had difficulties in New York."

Inside The Bills | Bills WR hoping to hook up w/Fitz
"I’m going to be here. I have to report here March 1st," Clowney told "Once I’m here hopefully Fitz will be up here and I’ll have the playbook all ready so I can get a jump on everything. Everybody else knows all the plays so hopefully Fitz will be up here and can help me out and make sure we’re on the same page for how he calls plays and so forth."

Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 37-40 - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Brian Moorman is the 38th-best player in the AFC East according to James Walker.

Andra Davis Doesn’t Expect To Return, Won’t Retire : Buffalo Sports Daily
"I definitely don’t plan on retiring, at least not by choice," Davis told Anderson. "I was questioning whether or not to play anymore after I hardly played after week 6. But the good news is I feel more rested now, and I feel like I still have a lot to offer. In my exit interview they told me they appreciated the way I handled things and that their options are still open, but I think they like smaller linebackers now."