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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 3/2

GM Nix Says Bills And Stevie Are Still Talking - WGR 550
"There's always optimism as long as there's communication going on, and we did have that at the Combine, we've had it since, and we're working. As long as we're talking and both sides are working, we've got a chance. As far as updates or any news, the news you get will be when we do it, or when we don't at the end of the March 13."

Sanchez, Fitz need to reduce turnovers - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and Ryan Fitzpatrick of the Buffalo Bills were both in the top three in turnovers for quarterbacks, according to ESPN's Stats and Information. Sanchez had 26 turnovers (18 interceptions, eight lost fumbles), which was second in the NFL. Fitzpatrick was tied for third with 25 turnovers (23 interceptions, two lost fumbles)."

Bills Focus: Matt Bowen Looks at Free Agency -
Former Bills defensive back and current analyst for the National Football Post, Matt Bowen looks at free agency from a Bills-centric perspective with Chris Brown.

Bills won't be part of #2 pick derby -
"It is absolute. It’s a no," said Nix. "You’ve got to give up the farm. We’re not in that business."

Inside The Bills | Stevie’s message the same
"I was already planning on making a change as far as the type of mentality I have on and off the field," Johnson said. "I have put in time with my quarterback. I know my quarterback will be there for the long run. If I sign a long-term deal, I can do all I can to build up the organization. I am going to change and become a better player and person around the (team) facility."

Tackle is an option for Bills - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan takes a look at the offensive tackles that could be available when Buffalo picks.

Bills' Nix Says They Won't Reach For A Pass Rusher - WGR 550
"You've got to be disciplined enough where you stay with the integrity of all the work that 15 or 20 people have down for a year, and you don't get excited about trying to fill a need when the player can't play."

Don't Expect Bills To Move Up For RG3 - WGR 550
"No, I've visited with those guys but not about [trading up for the second pick]. We talked to everybody, and we've kicked the tires on everybody, but if we we're probably gonna move either way it'd be down, not up."

Buddy Nix: Bills not in RGIII sweepstakes - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Any quarterback Buffalo drafts this year should be developmental, because you can't have $59 million sitting on the bench. Maybe the Bills will take a quarterback in the third, fourth or fifth round with that in mind. But it won't happen with their first pick."

Should The Cardinals Attempt To Sign Chad Rinehart? - Revenge of the Birds
"We examine Bills guard Chad Rinehart and ask if he should be a target of the Arizona Cardinals once free agency begins."

Breaking Down the Bills' Needs Position-by-Position - BuffaLowDown
"Real simple concept here: as we head into free agency and the draft, where do the Bills need the most help? We know the obvious places of need (linebacker, defensive end), but let’s go ahead and check on every position. I’ll evaluate that position based on players who are under contract as of today - so Stevie Johnson won’t be part of the WR group, for instance. I’ll rate each position as high need, some need, low need, or no need."

Several Ravens to be cut - Baltimore Beat Down
Lee Evans looks to be a cap casualty in Baltimore.