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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 1/5

Yesterday was a crazy day for the Buffalo Bills head coaching search committee. We recap.

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McCoy next on Bills' wish list - Buffalo News
"You've got to make sure it's the right one," McCoy said. "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."

Warlick was good man both on, off the field - Buffalo News
A remembrance of former Bills tight end Ernie Warlick, who died in November.

Lovie Smith interviews with Buffalo Bills -
"He expressed a genuine interest in the Buffalo coaching vacancy and the feeling of the Bills coaching search committee was mutual as they sat down with former Bears head coach Lovie Smith. confirmed the interview took place Friday."

Bills meet Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone -
"Buffalo maintained their brisk pace of conducting head coaching interviews as they sat down to meet with Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone. confirmed the interview took place Friday."

Bills sit down with Oregon's Chip Kelly -
"A day after Chip Kelly finished his fourth season as head coach of the Oregon Ducks, the Buffalo Bills interviewed the innovative sideline boss for their head coaching vacancy. learned that the interview took place late on Friday in Arizona where Kelly’s fourth-ranked Ducks posted a 35-17 victory the fifth-ranked Kansas State Wildcats in the Fiesta Bowl."

Buffalo Bills coaching search tally -
"Here’s a look at where things stand with respect to head coaching candidates for the Buffalo Bills heading into the weekend. Below are the confirmed candidates with whom the Bills have conducted formal interviews."

Bills Focus: Bills Rookie Class Looking Forward - VIDEO -
"The Buffalo rookie class of 2012 was extremely productive and John Murphy breaks down how each of the players helped the team. "

Inside The Bills | Frank Reich on Whisenhunt, Horton
"I know Buffalo," Reich said on the radio show. "I know ‘Whis.’ I just think it’s a good fit for him. He’s got the track record to back it up. I know he had struggles, but every coach has struggles in this league. I’d be excited. I hope he gets it."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 1-4
Chrs Brown answers fan questions. Free Agency, the draft, and reasons to buy tickets in 2013 are all covered.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Interview 3 Candidates
"The four men searching for the next Head Coach of the Buffalo Bills had a very busy day on Friday. The Bills interviewed University of Oregon Coach Chip Kelly, former Chicago Bears Coach Lovie Smith and Syracuse University Coach Doug Marrone."

AFC East final drop leaders - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Stevie Johnson tied for fourth with the most drops in the AFC East. He made a really push in Week 16.

Hope and concern: Buffalo Bills - AFC East Blog - ESPN
They are hopeful from a new beginning but questions linger at quarterback, per James Walker.

Chip Kelly Begins NFL Interviews With Buffalo Bills On Friday - Buffalo Rumblings
Brian Galliford recapped the coaching search on Friday morning AND Bills fans discussed it all day. Check it out.

Buffalo Bills Coaching Candidates: Ken Whisenhunt Background - Buffalo Rumblings
"Looking for more intel on potential Buffalo Bills head coach Ken Whisenhunt, Jess Root of answered a few questions for Buffalo Rumblings."

Chip Kelly To Coach The Cleveland Browns, Per Report - Buffalo Rumblings
"University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly interviewed with the Buffalo Bills on Friday - and later in the day, he reportedly struck a deal to become the next head coach of the Cleveland Browns."

Chip Kelly, Lovie Smith, Doug Marrone Interviews Confirmed By Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
"The Buffalo Bills announced that they interviewed three head coaching candidates on Friday in Arizona: Chip Kelly, Lovie Smith and Doug Marrone. They've now confirmed interviews with five different coaches."

Buffalo Bills' Coaching Candidates Interchangeable Beyond Chip Kelly - Buffalo Rumblings
"By the time Saturday is over, the Buffalo Bills will have interviewed six head coaching candidates. Beyond Oregon head coach Chip Kelly, the names and situations are largely interchangeable, in one fan's opinion."

Buffalo Bills Coaching Search Turns to Chip Kelly, Lovie Smith - The Phinsider
The Phinsider recaps Brian's stuff.

Alex Carrington Is Buffalo Bills' Surprise Player Of 2012 - Buffalo Rumblings
"Several Buffalo Bills players performed "against all odds" in 2012 - but none, arguably, had a bigger impact than reserve defensive tackle Alex Carrington."