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Buffalo Bills news, 8/5: Sunday practice recaps

E.J. Manuel stunk up the joint while flying solo in the quarterback competition on Sunday. That and more in the recaps from a shortened Sunday practice.

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Two additional camp practices now open to the public -

"Because of the overwhelming fan support at 2013 Bills Training Camp, two additional practices will be open to the public. Fans will now be able to attend practices on Thursday, August 8th (8:00am - 11:00 am) and Tuesday, August 13th (8:00am - 11:00am). Tickets are not required."

Camp Confidential: Buffalo Bills - ESPN AFC East Blog

Mike Rodak gives a great recap of camp so far as ESPN's NFL blogs reset their training camp coverage. It's extensive and it's great. If you've been out of the loop on vacation or something, it's a great read to get back up to speed.

Bills vow Doug Marrone will make them winners - Yahoo! Sports

"The Bills' rebuilding is taking shape with a new philosophy to guide them and a new coach to lead them." Les Carpenter was at Bills camp last week and profiles Doug Marrone, the man who hired him, and the team they've built.

Bills Roundup: Roster Moves, Sunday Highlights -
"Two new Bills hit the practice field on Sunday afternoon, as the team prepared for Monday night's scrimmage, plus check out some of the top plays from practice."

Practice Notes, Aug. 4th -
"News and notes from the Bills training camp practice on Aug. 4."

Marrone’s script for live scrimmage -
"Bills head coach Doug Marrone was pretty thorough Sunday in how their plans for the live scrimmage will unfold on Monday night at training camp." And it's spectacular. I'm excited to see it.

Johnson’s injury could benefit WRs - The Buffalo News
"Through the first week of training camp, second-year man T.J. Graham has been with the starters. Graham is coming off a rookie season in which he finished with 31 catches for 322 yards."

Kolb held out, but may go in scrimmage - The Buffalo News
"I’m looking for that day when it’s really windy, especially in the venue that we play in back in Buffalo," Marrone said. "It’s a windy stadium. I think today you saw a little overcompensation for the wind, which is something you can experience. With the kickers, they’re trying to play that placement with the wind. And I think it’s a great learning experience when you go through camp."

The Bills Are Ready For Their Monday Scrimmage - WGR 550
Doug Marrone has decided to use Monday’s night practice as a scrimmage for his team. I can’t even remember the last time the Bills had a full team scrimmage. Marrone said, "I think we, as a staff, are really excited for tomorrow night’s scrimmage. I think the players are too. We just cut (practice) a little bit today to make sure that we get some rest."

Bills Camp: Day 7 Practice Notes - WGR 550
"Once again the team was without veteran quarterback Kevin Kolb, which left all the first-team reps for rookie first-round pick EJ Manuel. How did he fare, knowing that the spotlight would be on him the whole way through? As you'll read, it wasn't the best of days for the rookie."

Scott Chandler recovering quickly for Buffalo Bills | Democrat and Chronicle
"I was walking before most guys without the crutches," said the 6-foot-7, 263-pound Chandler, who estimated it was only four or five days before he ditched the sticks. "I was limping pretty good, but I hate crutches. There’s not very many crutches that fit me, so it’s tough."

EJ Manuel winning QB battle by default - The Buffalo News
"Manuel got all the first-team snaps in team drills. An enthusiastic crowd watched from the stands at the grass field inside the Fisher track. It was EJ’s time to shine … and he was terrible."

Bills Camp: Week 1 Thoughts And Week 2 Plan - WGR 550
"As I sit in my cozy dorm room here at St. John Fisher, preparing for our second week of training camp coverage on WGR, here are my observations from week one and some things I'll be tracking in week two."