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Stevie makes tragic week better for WNY athlete -
Read more about Stevie Johnson's gift to a local high school student, who will attend his father's funeral on Saturday before driving to Indianapolis for the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Inside The Bills | How Gailey’s getting Lee up to speed
"We meet every day just about going over certain aspects of it and once he sits in the breakdown meetings, in which we go through all 1,100 plays (from last season he’ll have it down)," said Gailey. "We go through every play and evaluate every play and every player here for the next month and a half or so. By the time we get to the end of that he’ll know it as well as the rest of us."

Bills' Smith previews Super Bowl -
"The Bills were the only team in the AFC East to split the season series with the Patriots beating them 34-31 in Week 3 and dropped a very close decision to the Giants on the road 27-24 in Week 6. Helping provide some insight on the two Super Bowl participants is Buffalo’s multi-dimensional threat Brad Smith."

Top 10 Performances: Fitzpatrick vs New England -
Chan Gailey helps Chris Brown break down Ryan Fitzpatrick's awesome game against the New England Patriots in Week 3.

Johnson taking hands-off approach to contract -
"I told (my agent) that I don’t want you to tell me about anything about the contract," said Johnson. "You know how negotiations go. I don’t need to hear about this story or that story, this comment or that comment that came up. I’m just going to trust his work and do what I do in the offseason and let him bring me back what he’s got when it’s all finalized and that’s it."

Brady hotel bashing puts Buffalo on defensive - The Buffalo News
Great insight on the city of Buffalo from Damien Woody. Must read if you took offense to Brady bashing Buffalo.

Johnson wants Bills to bid - The Buffalo News
"Of course I'm hoping Buffalo will step up," said Johnson, who will officially become a free agent on March 13. "But if not and I hit the market in free agency, then Buffalo is in the picture no matter what. But to be in free agency to see what other teams are saying, that's also good."

Unnecessary bluntness by Brady - Jerry Sullivan
"The media session ended a few minutes later. I chased down Brady and asked if he considered Buffalo the worst hotel city in the league. He laughed and said, 'No, they're fine.' He said not to quote him because it might get him in trouble."

Stevie's giveaway is soft-hearted - The Buffalo News
"It's a credit to him for being who he is," Johnson said. "It shows what kind of person he is to have friends like that. It shows how good a person he was to his friends and family. He had the whole high school, all his teammates, sending me messages for him. He didn't write any messages and it was crazy how much love he got."

Patriots QB Brady on Buffalo hotels: 'Not the nicest places' -
"Look, we're not Las Vegas, where they remodel every year. But we take it seriously. When Tom Brady says that, it's just another guy who doesn't know what he's talking about," Carroll told the paper.

Bills hire Frandina to oversee stadium renovations - Yahoo! Sports
"Frandina will hold the title of director-construction management. He spent 15 seasons working with the Bills, and held the title of vice president of stadium operations before retiring after the 2010 season."

Bruce Smith expects Giants to win Super Bowl - Yahoo! Sports
"The former All-Pro defensive end says the New York Giants' swarming, athletic defense will be too much for the New England Patriots to handle in the Super Bowl at Indianapolis. "

Bills Make Hire to Guide Stadium Improvements |
"You might not think news that the Buffalo Bills are re-hiring a construction manager is a big deal. But that news signals that the team is ready to begin moving forward with improvements to Ralph Wilson Stadium that could keep the team here."