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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 1/4

The Buffalo Bills have a busy weekend on tap with three more interviews - starting today with Chip Kelly.

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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.

Mike Harrington: Quinn legacy is no model for Brandon - Buffalo News
Harrington hopes Brandon doesn't stick his nose too far into the personnel side of the Bills organization.

Oregon coach Kelly will meet with Bills today - Buffalo News
"But quarterback Darron Thomas only rushed 56 times in 13 games. Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick rushed 48 times (mostly on scrambles) in 16 games this season."

Changes in Orchard Park: Sal and Leo's Bills chat | Video | Democrat and Chronicle
"Sal Maiorana and Leo Roth discuss the future of the Bills and whether the recent changes in Orchard Park will help the team."

Inside The Bills | Report: Kelly to meet with Bills Friday
"According to the AP, Kelly will interview with the Bills on Friday, a day after the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona. Kelly is considered on of the hotter NFL coaching candidates in the college ranks."

Inside The Bills | Report: McCoy interview to be on Saturday
"According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, McCoy will interview with the Bills on Saturday."

Inside The Bills | McCoy won’t jump at any NFL head coach job
"You’ve got to make sure it’s the right one," McCoy told the Denver Post. "It’s not about just taking any job, that’s not my goal, you’ve got to make sure when you take the next step, or any job you take, that it’s the right one."

Inside The Bills | Report: Smith to meet Bills in Arizona
"#Bills have conducted all their interviews in Arizona which is where Buffalo will meet with Lovie Smith very soon." - Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago

Inside The Bills | Report: Smith to interview on weekend
"There have been some conflicting reports on when and where Lovie Smith will interview for the Bills vacant head coaching job, so take it for what it’s worth. But ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Bills will conduct their interview with Smith over the weekend."

Take 2: Ross Tucker on Brandon, Nix, and Whisenhunt |
"Former Bill now NBC Sports Network analyst Ross Tucker shares his thoughts on Russ Brandon's expanded role, Buddy Nix staying on as GM, and Ken Whisenhunt as a coaching candidate for the Buffalo Bills."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Coaching Candidates
"Here is some background on the coaches who have interviewed or will interview with the Buffalo Bills for their head coaching position:"

Former Bill Ruben Brown Helping Ronald McDonald House
"The former Buffalo Bill and nine time all pro guard visited families and staff at the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo to make a large donation to the house staff."

Would Bills pay top dollar for Chip Kelly? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Browns and Eagles have deep-pocket owners who aren't afraid to get into a bidding war to land their coach. But here's the big question: Are the Bills willing to join that bidding war and pay top dollar for Kelly?"

McShay, Kiper disagree on top college QB - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Kiper likes Insider N.C. State's Mike Glennon as the No. 1 college quarterback. McShay still Insider likes Geno Smith of West Virginia. Neither are top-20 prospects at this stage, according to Kiper and McShay."

Lovie Smith ideal or another Bills retread? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"There are plenty of reasons to believe in Smith, such as his 81-63 record, his 6-3 mark in the playoffs, and one Super Bowl appearance. There also are reasons not to believe in Smith, such as his six non-playoff seasons in nine years and his consistently horrendous offenses in Chicago."

Analyzing the Bills' coaching candidates - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Although more names will surely come up, here are some early thoughts on Buffalo's first round of candidates."

Twenty Years Ago Today... - Battle Red Blog
The Houston Texans blog reminisces about "The Comeback."