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Buffalo Bills news, 11/19: Bills-Jets postgame wrap-up

The Buffalo Bills met the media on Monday before going on their bye week. They answered some more questions about the Jets game and their health heading into the bye.

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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.

Exclusive: Jets Postgame Speech - VIDEO -

"Go inside the Bills locker room after the 37-14 win over the New York Jets and hear the message from Doug Marrone and Kyle Williams."

Byrd still may fly away - Sports - The Buffalo News

Jerry Sullivan chats Jairus Byrd's future, the playoff picture, Marquise Goodwin, and Dan Carpenter. He also gets one more dig in on the Toronto series.

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Doug Marrone: "It was a very good win for us" -
"The Bills head coach talks about what he thinks of having Nathaniel Hackett on the sidelines, EJ Manuel's bounce back performance, and the play of Kyle Williams so far this season."

C.J. Spiller to play without ankle braces -
"The Bills running back talks about getting the run game going, the young wide receivers stepping up, and holding each other accountable."

Byrd, Searcy serving as game changers -
"Jairus Byrd look to be back to his playmaking ways, while Da'Norris Searcy has adjusted well to his nickel LB role."

Bills Focus: Main DB Characters Steal the Show - VIDEO -
" The Bills defense looked significantly different than the first time the team faced the Jets, with all of the main players contributing, and their presence was a main factor in the 37-14 win."

Inside The Bills | 1st down run heavy for a reason
"In Sunday’s game Buffalo ran the ball on 12 of their first 13 first down plays. Not counting EJ Manuel’s kneel down at the end of the half, Buffalo managed just nine rushing yards on those 12 first down carries. Not one of them went for more than three yards and three went for negative yardage. But here was Marrone’s idea with the approach."

Inside The Bills | Stevie, Woods expected to be ready post-bye
Marrone was short and sweet when discussing if the wideouts would be back: "I do, yes I do," he said.

Inside The Bills | C.J. & O-line fine with constructive criticism
Eric Wood and C.J. Spiller talk about communicating on the sideline. It's an extensive read for the Bills' official blog.

Bills’ Carpenter passes weather test - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Carpenter has connected on 22 of 24 field goals, good for a 91.7 percent conversion rate that’s tied for 10th best in the NFL. His 22 made field goals are tied for fourth most in the league, and his 88 points ranks him sixth."

Bills' defense creeping up in league ranking - Bills Blitz
"The Bills, who were down at 27th after their loss at New Orleans three weeks ago, are back up to 16th, allowing 347.8 yards a game. In terms of yards allowed per play -- which is relevant because the Bills' offense is 28th in controlling the ball -- Buffalo stands 11th in the league."

Both men released from ECMC following fall from stadium deck at Bills game - City & Region - The Buffalo News
"Both men injured when one of them fell on the other from the upper deck in Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday have been treated and released from the hospital, but the one who tumbled from the 300 level won't be returning to the stadium any time soon."

Charges possible for fan who fell at Bills game - City & Region - The Buffalo News
"Third-degree assault can be charged when a person acts recklessly and causes physical injury to another person. Reckless endangerment is defined as creating a substantial risk of serious physical injury to someone else. Neither charge requires a finding of intent."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Marrone Giving Players Plenty Of Rest With Bills Late Bye
"The Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks make up the teams with their bye week coming the latest of any in the 2013 season. With all of the bumps, bruises and mental taxation over the past 11 weeks now behind them, the Bills are intending on taking an off-the-field approach."

Bills' bye-week questions: EJ Manuel - ESPN
"The Buffalo Bills are on their bye week, and throughout the week, we'll take a look at some of the biggest questions the team will face in the final five games of the season. First on the docket: Can EJ Manuel sustain the momentum he built in Sunday's win over the New York Jets?"

Buffalo Bills have easiest remaining 2013 schedule - ESPN
"The Bills have the NFL's easiest remaining schedule, as their final five opponents have a combined winning percentage of .347."

Upon Further Review: Bills Week 11 - ESPN
Mike Rodak talks Nate Hackett's move, the simplified defense, and the Jets' postgame reaction before talking about the bye week.

Fletcher joins NFL’s elite 250 club | ProFootballTalk
"Fletcher joins punter Jeff Feagles (352), quarterback Brett Favre (299), and defensive end Jim Marshall (282) as the only men to play 250 straight games."