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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 5/11

Feb 24, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Florida State Seminoles offensive lineman Zebrie Sanders speaks at a press conference during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE
Feb 24, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Florida State Seminoles offensive lineman Zebrie Sanders speaks at a press conference during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

Asper, Sanders did scouting of their own -
"Both Sanders and Asper achieved the rank of Eagle scout in the Boy Scouts of America program. The two got into scouting at an early age and with the support of their parents reached the pinnacle of the community service discipline." Sanders is pictured above.

Inside The Bills | Draft choice jersey numbers
"Here is the list of jersey numbers to be worn by Buffalo’s 2012 draft class this weekend at rookie minicamp."

Florence lands on feet - The Buffalo News
"Florence has signed with the Denver Broncos, according to Florence is a consummate professional, and it's good to see him go to a team that has a good chance to go to the playoffs."

Bills agree to terms with six draft choices -
"It feels good," Carder told "Now I can focus on football and going to rookie camp knowing I’ve got that done and don’t have to worry about it and get to know my teammates."

A Special Mother's Day Message -
"Watch a special Mother's Day video message from Bills players!"

Bills Focus: Inside Buffalo's Draft Room -
"Get exclusive access inside Buffalo's draft room as the Bills made their selections in the first two days of the 2012 NFL Draft. General Manager Buddy Nix and Head Coach Chan Gailey walk you through what happened while Buffalo was on the clock. "

Buffalo Bills' photo "It was hard for OL Mark Asper..." on WhoSay
"It was hard for OL Mark Asper to find a #Bills hat in Oregon so he made his own!"

Buffalo Bills' photo "WR T.J. Graham signing before..." on WhoSay
"WR T.J. Graham signing before his #Bills headshot"

Buffalo Bills' photo "#Bills OL Cordy Glenn" on WhoSay
#Bills OL Cordy Glenn getting his head shot taken.

Inside The Bills | C.J.’s day vs. Miami ranked #1
"Bills RB C.J. Spiller ranked at the top of the ProFootballFocus list for best single-game running back performances in 2011 with his big Week 16 outing against Miami last season."

Inside The Bills | Bills chose not to move up in Rd 2
"I asked Buddy if there were more trade offers on day two of the draft than day one, and he said there were. More offers were to have Buffalo move up the board. Ultimately, the Bills decided not to move up in round 2 feeling they stood a good chance to get the guy they wanted staying where they were."

Inside The Bills | The trade up for Graham
"For what you gained at that point in time for what you had to give up it wasn’t that big of a decision for us," said Gailey. "To me I think Buddy said, ‘Hey we’re this close, why not guarantee ourselves the pick, just to give up a seventh rounder in this draft.’ We already had another seventh rounder so it wasn’t like that was a huge leap of faith or anything. It was just trying to insure that we got one of those fast guys."

Inside The Bills | Nix on how Glenn pick came to be
"We were concerned," said Nix. "The thing we felt good about was we had four guys at that pick (that we liked) and we thought one of the four would be there. We didn’t know if it would be a tackle or not. As it turned out it was, but one of the four would’ve been there."

Inside The Bills | Inside the Bills draft room
"It wasn’t a high price," he said. "It was very reasonable. We could’ve moved easily, but I look at the guy we got and the pick they wanted for us to move up and it wouldn’t have been worth it."

Mulkey at a career crossroad - The Buffalo News
"Today, he'll take the field on a tryout basis at the sport's highest level, determined to see this Hollywood script through to the end. Mulkey and 20 other invited tryout participants will join the Buffalo Bills' rookies and first-year players for a three-day minicamp."

WGR 550 - SIMON: Graham Wanted To Be A Bill
"I’m happy where I landed" said Graham. "I think I am falling into a good situation where I can help out a team and play right away. Watching Stevie (Johnson) and (Ryan) Fitzpatrick play, I feel like I could play with them. I fit right in that (offense), they needed a guy who can take the top off, somebody that can get down the field. I was pretty excited about the possibility of playing for them last fall."

CB Drayton Florence Agrees To Terms With Denver Broncos - Mile High Report
"Adam Schefter confirms the deal is a two year $4.5 million deal with $5.5 in incentives. Jason LaCanforna is saying the incentives are only $1 million."

Blast from the Past: 2008 NFL Draft 7th Round Picks - Mocking The Draft
Stevie Johnson and Demetrius Bell made the seventh round incredibly solid for the Bills. - Third-year AFC East players entering crucial offseason
"Moats has a chance to make a jump this offseason with noted defensive guru Dave Wannstedt in charge, but there is competition from players looking to get in the rotation — only Nick Barnett and Kelvin Sheppard have solidified starting spots in the LB corps. Moats has flashed some pass-rush prowess and the full offseason could give him an opportunity to see the field more in 2012."

Nothing is stronger than a mother's pride - Evansville Courier & Press
"Ulanda Sanders said at least 25 family members gathered for the recent NFL draft, in which her son, Zebrie Sanders, an offensive tackle from Florida State University, was selected in the fifth round by the Buffalo Bills."

Bust Potential - American Banking News
"The Buffalo Bills got a starting CB with their first pick and great value with their second, but NFL evaluators see bust potential in both Stephon Gilmore and Cordy Glenn."

The Geathers: 2 generations of NFL, college stars | Long Island Press
"Brothers Jumpy and Robert Sr. are the patriarchs of a group that has produced six pro football players with more on the way. Jumpy, known as "The Human Forklift," spent 13 seasons as an NFL defensive lineman and helped Washington win the Super Bowl in 1992. Robert Sr. played six years with the Buffalo Bills."

My improvements for Ralph Wilson Stadium | Buffalo Wins
Joe Pinzone goes over his list of new things he'd like to see at the Stadium.