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Bills players eager to get back to work - The Buffalo News
"I think this year might be the most excited I've been about it in a long time because of my season being cut short last year," said running back Fred Jackson. "I've been looking forward to getting back out here. I'm excited about it, especially with all the buzz we have going on. The fan base is excited, and we want to go out and make some plays for them."

WGR 550 - Gailey: Jones Will Start Camp As Bills No. 2 WR
"Jones will be in a battle with fellow wideouts Derek Hagan, T.J. Graham, Marcus Easley and others for the 'starting' position."

Bills release DL Dotson, sign rookie DE -
"Dotson, who spent most of last season on Buffalo’s practice squad, did appear in five games for the Bills last season posting a pair of tackles."

The John Murphy Show presented by NOCO -
"The John Murphy Show presented by NOCO will debut live July 26th on WGR550 AM at Buffalo Bills Training Camp and will broadcast throughout the year from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m at One Bills Drive. The Show will include nightly guests, player interviews, local call-in segments and unprecedented access to the team. In addition to Murphy, the team has hired long-time Buffalo morning show producer Russ Burton as the show’s producer. "

Transcript: Gailey, Jackson & Kelsay at camp -
Chan Gailey's typically dry answers highlight this transcript. He does get a couple of winks in there, though. When asked about the backup quarterback, he said, "Yes, we'll have one."

John Murphy Show Preview -
"Chris Brown sits down with Bills Play by Play Voice John Murphy to discuss his new radio show and joining"

Fred Jackson on Starting Camp -
"The Bills running back talks about the importance of training camp, his injury from last season, and managing the expectations of the team."

Chan Gailey Press Conference -
"The Bills head coach talks about the competition battles at camp, the potential of the team, and how this camp is different from last year."

Chris Kelsay on Getting Back to Camp -
"The Bills defensive end talks about feeling more comfortable being back on the defensive line, and about the buzz surrounding the defense. "

Inside The Bills | Bills on the radio
"It’s going to be a busy first day of Bills players, coaches and execs on the local radio airwaves in Rochester and Buffalo Thursday. Here’s the rundown of where you can find them and when."

Inside The Bills | Chan keeps DE rotation to himself
"I’m not ready to go there yet," he said. "I think different guys will play in different situations so I don’t know that we’ll say we have two guys that are going to start every snap of every game. We’ll have a rotation that we’ll have there. How it goes I don’t know yet. I know who the left end will be, but whoever else I don’t know right now."

Inside The Bills | Position battles not won in a day
"We’ll try to get equal reps at left tackle, try to get equal reps at quarterback," said Gailey. "Just because a guy starts the first day doesn’t mean anything. There are some spots that we understand there’s competition and we’re going to try to make sure we make it as equal as possible going into the season."

Inside The Bills | Merriman, Kyle to be full go
"I expect them both to be full go," said head coach Chan Gailey. "They both did things in OTAs and minicamp so I don’t see any reason they shouldn’t be full go."

Inside The Bills | Good sign for rehabbing vets
"Troup, Wood and Terrence McGee all went through conditioning and made it through and did pretty good," said Gailey. "I think we’ll be smart with all three of them. I think Troup is the furthest along of the three, but I thought all three of those guys looked good out here to start with."

Inside The Bills | TE Caussin update
"Caussin was placed on Active PUP by the Bills, meaning that he can come off that list and begin practicing as soon as he can pass a team physical. "

Inside The Bills | Bills rank middle of pack
"’s Pete Prisco has Buffalo ranked 18th. Here was his liner for the team."

Inside The Bills | Dreams come true
"I took Bradham on a tour of the St. John Fisher facilities, so he could get a "taste" of what camp is all about before we begin."

Inside The Bills | Lindell-Moorman = kicking symmetry
"When you spend a lot of time together it’s good to have someone you’re comfortable with," said Moorman, who holds kicks for Lindell. "He knows what to look for with me and I know what to look for with him. It just helps with the day in and day out routine to have the extra pair of eyes on the field with you and make each other a little bit better."

Ruben Brown From Training Camp - WEDG-FM
"Ruben Brown joins us this morning to look at Training Camp about to begin for the 2012 Buffalo Bills. Ruben's time in Training Camps always leads to an awesome story or two. Today it's a battle with Bruce Smith as well as Cornelius Bennett taking no nonsense."

How Buffalo's D-line looks through a QB's facemask - The Buffalo News
"When you're under duress and guys are hitting you constantly -- 10, 11, 12 times -- I don't care who you are or how tough you are," Kubiak told Trending Buffalo host Brad Riter. "That affects a quarterback's performance."

Bills tidy up roster before training camp opens - The Buffalo News
"Ferguson played an impressive 49 games at Mississippi State. He recorded 41 tackles, three sacks and 5.5 tackles for losses last season. He's 6 foot 3, 248 pounds."

NFL Network gives Buffalo little fantasy respect - The Buffalo News
"Fabiano rates Stevie Johnson around top-15 status among receivers, but prefers him as a No. 3 on a fantasy roster. But Harrison notes that owners shouldn't expect Johnson to be available when ready to pick a third receiver."

Donald Jones gets first crack at No. 2 WR job - The Buffalo News
"Donald'll start there, but we're looking at everybody," Gailey said. "We've not ruled anybody out at this point at that spot."

Fred Jackson: Broken 'dumb bone' all better - The Buffalo News
"I don't really consider my injury last year as serious as a lot of people say," Jackson said today at St. John Fisher College. "It was just a dumb bone that I fractured. But I was walking around on it two weeks later without any problem. It's a non-weight-bearing bone. I'm fine, 100 percent ready to go."

Gailey wants Bills to scrimmage other NFL teams - The Buffalo News
"We sure would," Gailey said. "Not this year. I mentioned it to a couple of coaches at the owners meeting this year just to get some feedback on who might like to do it and who might not like to do it. We will see as time goes forward how we want to handle that."

WGR 550 - Bills Gearing Up For First Practice Of Training Camp
"I think our mindset is where it needs to be," said the head coach. "But you can have mindsets, you can have attitude changes, you can have culture changes -- but until you do it on the field on Sundays, it doesn't count. We've got to go with the mindset and the attitude that we're going with, but we've got to make it produce in to victories on Sundays."

WGR 550 - Bills' Kelsay Loves Having DE Rotation
"I'm here to win. I think everybody in this organization knows that. I've played a lot of snaps in my career, and to be honest with you, I'm looking forward to having a rotation. You can play fresher, I think we'll be more productive in doing so."

WGR 550 - Bulldog: Alright, Practice On Two. Hut, Hut.
"The way it usually works for me is I get excited when practice starts and then realize it's still just practice. Then I start looking forward to the first exhibition game. Then the 3rd quarter of the first exhibition game shows up and I'm pretty much ready for September."

Buffalo Bills in good health, so far | Democrat and Chronicle
"It’s great to have everybody here, and that’s one of the keys for us, to have all hands on deck; it’s imperative to have it," coach Chan Gailey said after watching the team go through conditioning drills on the turf field inside Growney Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

No excuses for Fitzpatrick, Mark Sanchez - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Forget what you heard about the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets. This season, above anything else, comes down to their quarterbacks: Ryan Fitzpatrick and Mark Sanchez." Despite calling the Bills his sleeper pick, James Walker predicts that Fitzpatrick's numbers will all be stagnant or down this season.

Bills Camp Watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Three thoughts as training camps open around the NFL."

Stephon Gilmore arrives at Buffalo Bills camp pre-assembled | Democrat and Chronicle
"He’s always in your back pocket; he’s like a little gnat, always on you," Nelson said with a smile regarding Buffalo’s first-round pick in the 2012 draft.

It's time for Bills to open training camp - Olean Times Herald
"I don’t want to say too much, I might jinx us. But so far it’s been good and I think everybody is looking at the same goal. I believe losing and not being in contention throughout the year will be a huge disappointment, for all of us," said Buddy Nix.