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May 11, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA;  Buffalo Bills first round draft choice corner back Stephon Gilmore (27) during mini camp at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE
May 11, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills first round draft choice corner back Stephon Gilmore (27) during mini camp at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE

Bills Roundup: Prep Work for Jets Begins - VIDEO -
"The team got back on the practice field on Monday for their first practice of the week in preparation for the Jets, with Nigel Bradham gets reps with the defense starters, and Mark Anderson returning."

Gilmore looks like he belongs - The Buffalo News
"[He's] really just showing patience, a lot of stuff you can't really teach, or it takes a while for guys to really catch on to. He came right in locking down the receivers pretty good," McGee said.

Transcripts: Gailey, DT Williams, CB Gilmore -
Mark Anderson, Terrence McGee, Stevie Johnson, Fred Jackson and Eric Wood join the aforementioned trio in discussing this weekend's divisional contests.

3 vets return to practice, Smith a spectator -
"They both played and it looked like they did well," said head coach Chan Gailey of Pears and McGee. "We’ll have to see, but Mark Anderson was back, he did well. We had most of our guys back. Brad was really the only one that missed practice."

Bradham pushing Moats at SLB -
"Right now Arthur knows what to do. Nigel is learning what to do," said Gailey. "We’re going to see who plays the best and deal with that as the season goes on."

Mark Anderson on His Health for Week 1 - VIDEO -
"The Bills defensive end talks with the media about how he's feeling heading into week 1, and about facing a division opponent to start the season."

Chan Gailey Monday Press Conference - VIDEO -
"The Bills head coach talks about the status of the injured players, Nigel Bradham getting reps with the first team defense, and what Terrence McGee means to the defense."

Inside The Bills | Choice changes jersey number
"Choice has changed his jersey number to 20. He had been 29." Guess he made a new... choice.

Inside The Bills | Memo to Jets fans: Talk junk to Mario
"Fans get me going," said Williams. "The worst thing to do is talk junk to me before I’m about to go against your quarterback. Whenever I get trash talked by fans at an away game, that’s the best motivation. Because I know if I get the opportunity to get to the quarterback, it’s going to be even worse now. If there’s a fan telling me I’m garbage and my team sucks, you’re talking directly to me. And I’m going to take it out directly on your quarterback."

Inside The Bills | Anderson, McGee say they’re ready to go
"The Bills hit the practice field later this afternoon for the long week of workouts leading up to the season opener. And a couple of key defenders, DE Mark Anderson and CB Terrence McGee, both say they’re ready to return to the lineup."

Inside The Bills | The longest week of the year
"This is the longest week of the year," Kyle Williams says. "You go from playing on a Thursday, the last preseason game, and then you’re off the next day with the roster getting set, then you work a day, off a day, then you work a day, you’re off a day, and then you get into the regular game week. It’s a long week, but it’s a good week. We’re ready to get started. I’m sure the intensity will get going a little bit today, and we’ll be focused on the Jets."

Inside The Bills | Value of McGee goes beyond play
"Well if you look out on the practice field most every day he is doing something extra to get himself ready to play," said Gailey. "It means a lot to him. He’s a pro’s pro. It’s great to have a presence like that. We’re fortunate to have him and George Wilson and (Jairus) Byrd and a lot of guys in that secondary room that are good veterans."

Inside The Bills | Wood has green light
"I think if we had a 15-play drive and then a turnover and a 15-play drive after that it might tax him a little bit," he said. "But I’ve just got to make sure that Fitz scores in less than 15 plays and we’ll be alright."

Ron Jaworski selects Bills to be most improved - The Buffalo News
"I'll tell you, I think the Buffalo Bills made a quantum leap this offseason. Watch the Bills this year."

Mark Anderson ready to go for Week 1 - The Buffalo News
"I'm feeling good. I had a chance to rehab the groin, everything is feeling back to normal," Anderson said this afternoon. "It’s just a matter of going back out there, getting reps, and getting back used to playing fast."

Bills add T.J. Heath, LaMark Brown to practice squad - The Buffalo News
"Heath played in five games with the Jacksonville Jaguars last year after signing as a rookie undrafted free agent. Brown signed as a rookie undrafted free agent with the Atlanta Falcons, but was released Aug. 31."

Brad Smith, Ron Brooks lone Bills not practicing - The Buffalo News
"Smith was riding a stationary bike at the start of practice."

Regular season spikes intensity at One Bills Drive - The Buffalo News
"If it was non-division it would still be big because it is kickoff [weekend]," receiver Stevie Johnson said, "but this is our division opponent. We will see them later on. Who knows? We may see them for a spot in the playoffs. This is big for both of us."

WGR 550 - CAPACCIO: NFL Season Predictions!
Sal Capaccio gives the Bills the nod for the sixth and final playoff spot.

WGR 550 - Trio Returns To Bills Practice; Bradham Getting Reps
"Gailey remarked how impressive an athlete Bradham has proven to be throughout OTAs, training camp and the preseason. Taking first team reps leads to an obvious line of questioning. Might Bradham be angling for the starting job?"

WGR 550 - Bills Add Two To Practice Squad
"The Bills now have seven players on their practice squad, with one empty spot remaining."

WGR 550 - Bills' Howell Feels Like He Belongs
"It’s funny because I didn’t consider any of that, none of that really crossed my mind because everything didn’t really hit me and then later Saturday after practice and more on Sunday I was , ‘Ah, I have to think about where I’m going to live and I have to think about getting a car or transportation.’ Some of the guys living in apartments I asked a few of them about where they’re living and how far it is away from the facilities."

Buffalo Bills' Terrence McGee ready to go | Democrat and Chronicle
"I’ll be out there on Sunday," he said. "I can’t really put a (percentage) on it, but I’m good enough to play."

Bills stuffed Tebow in previous meeting - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Buffalo pummeled Tebow last December in a 40-14 victory over Denver. Tebow completed just 13 of 29 passes for 185 yards, one touchdown, three interceptions and was sacked four times. Tebow had a passer rating of 37.9 in his only career meeting against the Bills. "

Steve Johnson at home on Revis Island? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Steve Johnson is one of the few wide receivers successful on Revis Island."

Ganaway, Heard get a chance with Rams : Stltoday
"I knew it was a normal numbers game," he said. "It was nothing against Buffalo. They gave me a great opportunity and I love the organization for that." This is a nice insight into what went on with Heard in the immediate aftermath of being released.

Buffalo's George Wilson uses iPad as part of game plan –
"George Wilson, team captain and strong safety for the Buffalo Bills, uses his iPad it to study his plays and improve the game."

Wilson Apparently Still Hospitalized, Lease Talks Continue |
Poloncarz says he hasn't heard from the Bills since, and so he says "we have no reason to believe anything but that Mr. Wilson is getting better."