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Buffalo Bills news, 7/3: quarterbacks on everyone's mind

Kevin Kolb is the projected starter per Ron Jaworski and his ability to respond to pressure is under the microscope at Pro Football Focus. Quarterbacks are on the brain again.

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Ford Taurus rides and tuna melts forged a bond with Ralph Wilson - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News

Troy Vincent shares some insight on his close friend Ralph Wilson. Some neat anecdotes from Vincent's time in Buffalo, too.

QB Pressure Profiles: AFC East |

"When comparing Fitzpatrick to Kolb, the one thing that stands out is Fitzpatrick’s ability to make plays in a clean pocket (+19.7) — though the results immediately become disastrous when pressured (PFF Grade of -62.1 and QB Rating of 39.9)."

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Kolb set for different kind of QB competition -
"They are all definitely different," said Kolb of the quarterback competitions he’s been a part of. "This one right now we’re all new to the system, so we’re trying to just pick it up from our own game standpoint. Just trying to pick it up mentally, trying to pick it up physically. Making sure we’re on our own P’s and Q’s and making sure our details are right."

Bills Focus: Tailor Made for New Defensive Scheme - VIDEO -
"Bills defensive lineman Alex Carrington's skill set makes him an interesting option for the coaching staff, in a defensive system that relies on being versatile."

Ron Jaworski projects Kevin Kolb as Bills' starter, ranks him 30th - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
"Jaworski projects Kevin Kolb will win the job and slotted him 30th, ahead of Oakland Raiders newcomer Matt Flynn and Tennessee Titans prospect Jake Locker."

John Clayton: No playoffs for 2013 Bills - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"That’s too much to ask," Clayton responded. "The quarterback position is in transition. The receivers are too raw. The defense is switching back to a 3-4. That could lead to a tough start. As the season goes on, EJ Manuel might take over at quarterback. As long as the team can finish the season respectably, the Bills could start building toward 2014."