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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 6/9

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 03:  Professional football player David Nelson attends ESPN The Magazine's "NEXT" Event on February 3, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 03: Professional football player David Nelson attends ESPN The Magazine's "NEXT" Event on February 3, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN)
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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.

Bills Roundup: Stevie Back on the Field -
"The Bills top receiver got back on the field on Friday to do some light work on the side, plus check out the top plays from the final OTA of the week. "

OTA Report - Day 6 -
David Nelson talks about working with Scott Chandler to find seams in the defense, and Chris Brown updates on who is getting looks sprinkled in with the first team defense.

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 6-8
Chris Brown expects both Shawne Merriman and Kyle Williams to be 100% by training camp. He also answers questions on Hard Knocks in Buffalo (0% chance), Buffalo's ultimate win total, the work on Ryan Fitzpatrick's long ball accuracy, and Michael Jasper's position.

Transcript: OTAs Day Six -
C.J. Spiller spoke with reporters after practice on Friday.

C.J. Spiller Friday Press Conference -
"Bills Running Back C.J. Spiller talks to the media following Friday's OTA."

Inside The Bills | Why Fred and C.J. can co-exist
"There’s a very healthy mutual respect between the two players. Jackson talked about his respect for Spiller’s game last week. This week Spiller returned the favor."

Inside The Bills | CB Williams: Pass rush welcome
"It’s all about leverage because you know at the end of the day Mario (Williams), Mark (Anderson), Marcell (Dareus) and Kyle (Williams) and all those guys are going to go after the quarterback and the quarterback’s going to have maybe less than two seconds to get the ball out so it’s going to benefit all of us DB’s."

Inside The Bills | No escape for Shep
Kelvin Sheppard lives across the street from Dave Wannstedt, and spent a lot of time last year at Nick Barnett's house.

Inside The Bills | Dareus feeling fortunate
"Honestly I look at it as a blessing. I never really played with a group of guys as talented as this group of guys," said Dareus. "We come from different backgrounds and different ethnicities. We can come together and I can learn so much from this guy, that guy, that guy, this guy."

WGR 550 - Only One Thing Matters To The Bills Spiller
Of course Spiller wants to be the feature back and all that stuff, but there’s something else he wants more, "I’m not a stat guy, win-loss is my thing so any way I can try to help my team win games, that’s what I’m here for. I’m frustrated that we’re losing. I’m not worried about carries. When your number’s called you just be ready and take advantage of it. I’ve got a strong faith and I know my time will come."

Poll Friday: Who bounces back in 2012? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Which player has the best chance to flourish in 2012: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Wayne Hunter, Shawne Merriman or Devin McCourty? All four players have expectations to improve."

Dareus and Sheppard Excited for Year Two in Buffalo - YNN
"Aww man, it helps a great deal. We get some pressure, we get to crash the pocket from the outside, not just the inside. It just brings more versatility to the defense. I don't really have to worry about covering. Mario is going to have the outside, Mark is going to have the outside, Kelsay is going to have the outside. We are going to be covered either way around so me and Kyle Williams do more things on the inside. I'm just excited about the whole thing. I know y'all can hear it in my voice," Dareus said.

Bills Dareus Excited for Year Two |
"I want to be more in shape flying to the ball, flying more than I did last year, more than I did ever," Dareus said.

Stevie Gets On the Field |
"Johnson caught some passes and ran some routes at half speed. He is recovering from off season groin surgery. There is no word on how much closer the Bills top wideout is team being able to practice fully with his teammates."

Interior of Bills' D-line to benefit from DE additions - AFC East Daily
"Buffalo, which is installing new defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt's 4-3 defensive scheme this offseason, hopes the addition of the pair of proven pass-rushers will open things up for second-year defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and veteran interior defensive lineman Kyle Williams."

Buffalo's Wide Receiver Log Jam - BuffaLowDown
"The Bills have to find a starter to play opposite Johnson, and 3-4 more other receivers will make the roster. Fortunately/unfortunately, Buffalo has about 10 contenders for those roles. Let’s break down the contenders:"

Is Mario Williams Worth $100 Million? - BuffaLowDown
"I want to give Mario Williams the benefit of the doubt. I hope he can come in to Buffalo and help them to the playoffs for the first time since 1999. But part of me wonders if the pressure of being the highest-paid free agent is just too much for some. After playing years and years under one system with one group of guys, it can’t be easy to just start all over somewhere new."