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Buffalo Bills news, 11/27: Marcell Dareus, Kyle Williams a dynamic duo

The Buffalo Bills defensive tackle tandem has been kicking butt this year and their snaps have gone up since Alex Carrington's injury.

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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.

25 years ago, the Bills clinched AFC East, and 'Fandemonium' erupted - Bills Blitz

A pretty sweet picture of Scott Norwood leads this blog post on Fandemonium.

Dareus and Kyle

Kyle and Marcell a winning combination -
"Standing first and tied for third in total stops among defensive tackles (Dareus – 37, Williams – 28 – Buffalo’s interior tandem has been instrumental in one of their defense’s most productive seasons."

Bills Focus: Dynamic Duo Disrupting Offenses - VIDEO -
"Buffalo's tackle tandem of Marcell Dareus and Kyle Williams have quietly risen through the ranks to become one of the top defensive line combo's in the NFL."

Inside The Bills | Best tandem since ‘The Package’?
"For those Bills fans that don’t remember, the duo dubbed ‘The Package’ was Ted Washington and Pat Williams."

Inside The Bills | By the numbers: Williams & Dareus
"Here’s a look at where the duo rank among Bills defensive tackles in franchise history."

Inside The Bills | Bills DT sacks don’t surprise Marrone
"I think years ago when the majority of the football was run to pass ratio, I re starting to see to change a little bit over the past four or five years to a little bit more pass," Marrone said. "I always thought schematically you can do things to help yourself with those edge rushers, but inside is tougher."

Bills notebook: Kyle Williams, Dareus snap to it - Sports - The Buffalo News
"Over the past three games, both Dareus and Williams have been on the field for at least 80 percent of the team’s defensive snaps."

Marcell Dareus donates 140 turkeys and hams to local shelters - My FOX Alabama
"A Birmingham native who's made it big in football is still making sure those in need have something good to eat this holiday season."

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Bills’ Johnson clears the air with Marrone - Sports - The Buffalo News
"It was cool because now he knows where my mind was," Johnson said. "Sometimes I can be misunderstood, and I think he probably was assuming since, you know, the numbers wasn’t the same as the previous three years, he may have thought I was getting frustrated about some other things."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills' Woods Aiming To Put High Ankle Sprain Through Full Test
"I was fortunate enough to go through something with my right ankle, I know how to maintain and treat it, and just keep it strong," he said, speaking from experience. "Ice it, pretty much. Keep it in an ice bath after everything. Don't let it get too bad. Just keep the inflammation down."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - All Hands On Deck At Bills Practice
"During their practice on Tuesday, the Bills had all 53 players on the active roster on the field and participating."

Countdown Daily Prediction: ATL-BUF - ESPN Video - ESPN
"The NFL Live crew make their picks for Atlanta at Buffalo." Tim Hasselback goes with the Falcons, while Jerome Bettis and Herm Edwards lean to Buffalo. Watch if you want to know why.

Power Rankings: No. 24 Buffalo Bills - ESPN
"While the Bills have the reeling 2-9 Falcons on Sunday, their road may have gotten a little tougher after that. The Buccaneers have won three straight and have now moved up to No. 27, while the Jaguars, who still remain at No. 31, were also winners last week."

Week 13 fantasy football waiver pickups: Grab Bills defense for your playoff run -
"Need waiver pick-ups for Week 13? The Bills' defense is the best addition you can make, but we also have recommendations at quarterback, wide receiver, and running back."

Bills' playoff chances - Olean Times Herald: Sports
"Asking the Bills to climb over eight teams to snatch that last playoff berth is a hefty request, even with a seemingly soft schedule."

MacLeod: Bon Jovi ownership rumour lands just in time for latest Bills game in Toronto - The Globe and Mail
"Nothing like a little juice to drum up interest, any interest, in the latest installment of the "Bills in Toronto" series which, at least from a competitive perspective, has generally been a collective bust north of the 49."