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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 7/1

ORCHARD PARK, NY - MAY 11: Ron Brooks #33 of  the Buffalo Bills runs drills during  Buffalo Bills Rookie Camp on May 11, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - MAY 11: Ron Brooks #33 of the Buffalo Bills runs drills during Buffalo Bills Rookie Camp on May 11, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
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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.

A look at the opponents: Buffalo Bills, Weeks 4 and 10 -
"Five questions about the Bills heading into training camp with Tim Graham, the beat writer from the Buffalo News."

#24 - Who will be the nickel corner? -
"With the proliferation of spread formations and wide open passing offenses, a team’s third cornerback often finds himself on the field for 60 to 65 percent of the defensive snaps in a game. Having a capable slot defender or two is critical to a team’s pass defense. Fortunately the Bills have more than their share of candidates to fill the position. The question is which cornerback will win the job coming out of training camp?"

Inside The Bills | Three Bills players host camps
"Marcus Easley, Dwan Edwards and Brad Smith are hosting football camps today."

Kids swarm the field for Edwards' football camp - Billings Gazette
"The focus was on fundamentals and having fun as the kids hit the tackling dummies, raced through cones and hauled in passes under a blazing sun at the popular Dwan Edwards Elite Football Camp, which has become an annual occurrence in Billings."

NFL players join Chaney grad Brad Smith at annual youth camp -
"A handful of other NFL players joined Brad Smith at Youngstown State’s Stambaugh Stadium, including Steelers wide receiver Jericho Cotchery and Bills running back C.J. Spiller. So, not only is the camp a great way to simply get better on the gridiron, it’s an outlet to learn from the best."

Smith’s annual camp gives back to Youngstown’s area boys, girls - Tribune Chronicle
To that end, he began the Brad Smith True Foundation which, according to the foundation's website, "works to promote education, discipline and organized activity for youth in the community."

Kevin Duffy: Easley, ex-teammates forget obstacles when on field - Connecticut Post
"Ironic, because football, especially of late, has been pretty damn H.A.R.D for Marcus Easley, the former Bunnell standout turned UConn walk-on turned fourth-round draft choice of the Buffalo Bills. A knee injury robbed him of his rookie season, and a heart ailment -- the details of which he prefers to keep private, only sharing them with the other counselors at his camp -- booked him a return trip to the IR."

Buffalo Bills' Arthur Moats Transitioning Smoothly To 4-3 Defense - Buffalo Rumblings
"Unless you're counting Bryan Scott as a full-time linebacker - and there's ample reason to do so - Moats, believe it or not, is Buffalo's most experienced linebacker reserve. Moats has appeared in 29 games over his first two seasons; no other Bills reserve linebacker has more than 16 (a feat shared by Scott McKillop and Danny Batten)."

Jim Kelly On New York Jets: "I Hope There's So Much Turmoil" - Buffalo Rumblings
"Kelly's opinion is the latest example in a long line of good examples on why former athletes are typically outstanding interviewees: they spent a career spouting PC garbage, and when they're out of the game and free to speak their minds, the real opinions come forth, and often with enthusiasm."