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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 4/2

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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.

Demetrius Bell leaves Philly without a contract | ProFootballTalk
"Bell has drawn interest from several teams, including the Steelers, Redskins, Cardinals, and Packers. The fact that he hasn’t signed suggests that his price is too damn high."

Tough times for local TV sportscasts - The Buffalo News
"Sports director John Murphy, meanwhile, remains under contract with the station. Several industry sources have indicated that Murphy, radio voice of the Buffalo Bills, may soon leave Channel 4 for a full-time job with the Bills organization."

Former Erie TV anchor Mike Gallagher meets setbacks with courage | Erie Times-News
In one of the stories, Mike Gallagher tells of Marino sneaking out of the visitor's tunnel in Buffalo stuffed into the back of an equipment truck after games against the archrival Buffalo Bills because fans had grown increasingly hostile toward him. "One guy asked Danny for an autograph, and while he was signing, the guy was scribbling on the back of his sport coat with a permanent marker," he said.

Fred Jackson confident about getting a new deal | ProFootballTalk
"While there’s probably a good bit of negotiating to be done about how to structure the deal for a 31-year-old running back, Jackson’s camp is right to be confident about the contract eventually getting done. Unless Jackson’s demands were totally unrealistic, it would be a big blow to the credibility of Nix and the Bills to make so many public comments about re-signing Jackson only to blow him off."

Tight End or Wide Receiver? - Buffalo Rumblings
Would drafting a wide receiver or a pass-catching tight end help the Bills offense more? "Sireric" makes the case for a tight end being able to contribute more in 2012.

BR Community Mock Draft Open Thread - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Rumblings Community Mock Draft starts today. Bookmark this page to keep track of all the picks. Blogs - Salary cap situations for each team
Jason La Canfora updates each team's current contracts, carryover, adjustments, salary cap, and cap room remaining.

2012 NFL Mock Draft: Buffalo Bills Take OT Riley Reiff - BuffaLowDown
"The Bills are another team that can go in a ton of directions. They could grab a WR in Michael Floyd or even Kendall Wright. They could decide to further bolster the pass rush with Courtney Upshaw or Coples. Or they might even go LB or perhaps for G David DeCastro from Stanford. But Reiff will be a really good fit with this young, rugged offensive line."