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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 8/11

Aug 9, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills punter Shawn Powell (6) punts against the Washington Redskins during the fourth quarter at the Ralph Wilson Stadium. Redskins beat the Bills 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE
Aug 9, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills punter Shawn Powell (6) punts against the Washington Redskins during the fourth quarter at the Ralph Wilson Stadium. Redskins beat the Bills 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE
Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 8-10
The Bills won't pass on every play, per Chan Gailey. That and more from Chris Brown who answers fan questions on the right tackle spot, who will back up in the secondary, John Potter and Shawn Powell's roster chances, and David Lee working with all the QBs.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - CAPACCIO: Hot Reads From Bills/Redskins
"Like Ryan Fitzpatrick going no-huddle and throwing on the first fifteen plays from scrimmage, here are some quick Hot Reads from Thursday night’s preseason opener."

Transcripts: Bills vs. Redskins -
Read what the big shots had to say after the game on Thursday night.

Bills release RB Douglas -
"The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has reached an injury settlement with RB Chris Douglas and released him from Injured Reserve."

Bills tailgaters -
"Hannah Buehler takes us to a tailgate that is quite different than the usual, as these fans cook out of the most unique items around." Pinto Ron!

Bills Focus: Ron Brooks' Strong Debut -
"Bills rookie CB, Ron Brooks, was impressive in his pre-season debut vs. the Redskins with 2 tackles, 2 pass break-ups and an interception. "

Fan builds LEGO replica of Ralph Wilson Stadium -
"Season ticket holder Bob Hall spent 5 years constructing a LEGO replica of Ralph Wilson Stadium." Check out the video.

Inside The Bills | Chan on the backup QBs
"There were some good things in there, but to play that position you have to be consistent," said Gailey when asked about Thigpen’s play. "That’s the one thing you’re trying to find. Who can create that consistency for you at the backup quarterback? That guy doesn’t get a lot of reps during the week so he has to be able to be consistent without getting a lot of reps. That’s what we’re trying to get both of them to do."

Inside The Bills | Tailgate rehearsal dinner
"Season ticket holder David Roth’s cousin Dave and soon to be bride Megan are true Bills fans. Immediately following their rehearsal dinner Thursday night, they made their way to Ralph Wilson Stadium along with most of the wedding party to relax and watch some football."

Inside The Bills | No huddle just element of offense
"Yeah, we did it the last game of the season last year against New England with a lot of success," said Scott Chandler. "We went up 21-0 and we were really successful early on with that. So I think that is something we want to have in our arsenal. Obviously it is not going to be an all game, every game thing, but it is something that we can use as a weapon."

Young shows promise with athleticism - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
"It could be better," Young said after the Bills' 7-6 loss on Thursday. "I grade low. That's how I grade myself. I can definitely get better. And not just myself but everybody as an offense, I felt like we can do better. So [we're] just trying to get back to the drawing board and get ourselves prepared for next week."

Bills roster rotations - Press Coverage - The Buffalo News
"Here’s a roundup of most of the Buffalo Bills’ lineup rotations in Friday night’s exhibition opener against Washington:"

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bulldog: Where's The Fast-Forward Button?
"Looking for something definitive out of this game? Good luck. The best I can offer is this. One down, three more to go until September."

Buffalo Bills give Dorin Dickerson a chance | Democrat and Chronicle
"Dorin and Scott McKillop were both out of work and looking for an opportunity," Wannstedt said. "All I did was pass their names on to Buddy (Nix, the general manager) and said they’re good kids and they’re going to work hard."

Does Vince Young owe $1.69 million for loan during lockout? - Houston Chronicle
"Bills quarterback and ex-Longhorn star, Vince Young, took out a $1.69 million loan to get him through the NFL lockout period according to TMZ."

Griffin impresses, Bills sloppy in preseason opener - Wellsville, NY - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"We definitely tried to keep things generic," said Williams. "It's good to be back out there and getting the cobwebs out."

Young provides some thrills to listless Bills - Wellsville Daily Reporter
"Vince Young made some wobbly throws and ran the ball effectively. Business as usual for the two-time Pro Bowler and turned out to be the lone bright spot — somewhat — on a lackluster preseason debut for the Buffalo Bills offense."

It wasn't a good opener for Bills of officials - Olean Times Herald
"In short, it wasn’t a good opening night."

Redskins 7, Bills 6: Bills Roster Winners And Losers - Buffalo Rumblings
"Even in the midst of a dreary and at times ugly pre-season loss, some Buffalo Bills players performed well. Others, however, left a lot to be desired."

Redskins 7, Bills 6: Bills Player And Coaches Comments - Buffalo Rumblings
"The Buffalo Bills players and coaches struck the right tones after the loss to the Washington Redskins."

Bills Roster: Five Impressive Non-Starters, Pre-Season Week 1 - Buffalo Rumblings
"Among the non-starters that impressed for the Buffalo Bills in their pre-season opener, third-round wide receiver T.J. Graham was the headliner."

Buffalo Bills Position Battle Review: Left Tackle - Buffalo Rumblings
"An injury to starting right tackle Erik Pears has allowed Buffalo Bills rookie Cordy Glenn to take the majority of the reps at left tackle, increasing his chances of starting on opening day."