Irish_warrior

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ESPN Insider excerpt - 5 trades that should happen

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In case you can't see link Buffalo Bills trade linebacker Manny Lawson to the Atlanta Falcons for offensive tackle Sam Baker Why it works for Buffalo: Under defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, the Bills will look to utilize their outside linebackers in space. GM Doug Whaley has anointed Lawson as a "hybrid player" this offseason, but that also means he may not have a natural position in this scheme. With Mario Williams and Jerry Hughes as edge players, Buffalo has some wiggle room to deal Lawson. Baker, meanwhile, would give Buffalo an option to play opposite Cordy Glenn at either tackle spot. Head coach Doug Marrone is a talented offensive line tutor who could revitalize Baker's play after a down 2013. While Baker signed a lucrative contract last year, the bulk of the guaranteed money has been paid out, softening the financial blow for Buffalo. A retooled deal could also be brought to the table. Obviously, Baker's health is a consideration coming off a knee issue, but if the Bills could shore up the offensive tackle spot, the board would be wide open for them at pick No. 9 in the first round. As things stand now, they may feel some pressure to draft a tackle. Why it works for Atlanta: The Falcons have an obvious need for pass-rushers, and while head coach Mike Smith recently declared that the team will not run a 3-4 defense, much of their personnel approach this offseason suggests that it will be. Lawson would give them a veteran rusher with good length who can set the edge, and the Falcons wouldn't have to reach at No. 6 overall if Khalil Mack is off the board (presuming that Jadeveon Clowney is long gone by then). The Falcons could then target one of the top offensive tackle prospects available in the draft, with Texas A&M's Jake Matthews as a possible option. He'd be an immediate and long-term starter at left tackle.

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Lets get back to what we normally do on here, another mock draft

Guys, know it's been linked before but just for legal, here's a draft from Fanspeak Mock Draft Simulator - What a great time killer! Doctor's offices, dance recitals, car wash lines, etc. I...

Hairston activated off PUP, Williams and Carrington off IR

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Haven't seen this on BR but saw this at CBS and Fox sorts sites

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Saturday Morning Musings

Hello fellow Rumblers, hope you have a great day planned. I know watching the 3rd preseason game will be part of my Saturday itinerary. Some things I've been thinking about that need to be...

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Tyler Bray Pro Day Review

Was on the road today and heard Mike Mayock on Sirius with Rich Gannon. Said Bray had some good moments but was maddening with his throwing mechanics - 3/4 release with his elbow dropped which...

Background on Bills new O line coach Pat Morris

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Article From Tampa Bay hiring him in 2011

Jacoby Jones Anyone??

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Straight up McLovin for some Jonesin! What say you?

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A Need Based MOCK DRAFT for the BILLS

As much as any team has their board stacked with player rankings and subscribes to the BPA theory, I am becoming convinced the Bills will take an OT in RD 1 after being unable to trade down as...

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A very different mock draft from Drafttek

If you fellow Rumblers have never done so, try going to Drafttek and use their simulator Drafttek simulator http://drafttek.com/new%20simulator/

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How would you feel if....

The Bills play hardball with Fred Jackson this year and don't do deal before next season starts

2010 Pass Blocking Efficiency: Tackles

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This may help us sort out which RT left out there can help as it rates their pass block ability versus others in the league Note Mansfield Wrotto is a middle of the pack rating Weird that D Bell does not appear in LT ratings. He may be #16 or 17 then as this lists 15 best and 15 worst.

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As requested, another 7 rd mock draft

Had some time this eveing so doing a complete 7 rd draft. After 8 games given up 200 yds on the ground I am taking D early.

Tim Graham on Andre Reed's chances for Canton

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Gotta believe he will get in soon. Best Bills receiver ever in my book.

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And now for something completely different - A Bills Mock Draft with no QB selected

I am a proponent of shipping Donte Whitner off to the Redskins for Jason Campbell straight up.  Then we throw Campbell into the mix with our 3 QBs on hand.  I also think it will not be possible...

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Can we get some real D Linemen please?

While OBD works on getting Jimmy Kennedy on board, I have real concerns about our ability to man the 5 technique and OLB roles.

Schobel, Bills face roster bonus deadline

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IMHO this does not bode well for him staying. Not to mention asking a 32 year old to play a new position. Would OBD be better off drating a 3-4 hybrid DE/LB? Or signing a FA ala Travis Laboy for less $$? Not a given that Schobel can make transition.

Phillips can thank Gailey for Jerry's patience

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Matt Mosley at ESPN trashes new Bills Coach Chan Gailey, erroneously clainiming he clashed with Tony Romo - hey why not TO too? Typical National Media piling on scenario. btw when compared to Gailey, of Cowher, Reid, Shanahan, Wade Phillips and Holmgren only Cowher had better record and made playoffs his first 2 years in the league!

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Modrak to blame for why our team missed playoffs the last 10 years?

http://insider.espn.go.com/nfldraft/draft/tracker/history?year=-1&round=-1&team=2

Tra Thomas Available?

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Seems to be odd man out in JAx and could help this year at Rt or LT if Bell is out

Another thing in our favor

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With Bell out, Pierre Thomas hampered by a sore knee and 1 of their top 3 WRs out, all we need now is some bad weather at the Ralph. This is shaping up to be a closer game than most would imagine.

Bills sign rookie LB Freeman to practice squad

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The Buffalo Bills have signed rookie LB Marcus Freeman - a 2009 Draft pick by Chicago - and released Alvin Bowen.

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Bills 3-0 versus Gregg Williams defenses since 2000!

Yes, we lost the "Homerun Throwback" game in playoffs after 1999 season (why couldn't Kevin Dyson drop lateral like Youboty?), but we beat them 16-13 to open the 2000 season.

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Options to replace Poz for next 6 weeks

Per report http://www.buffalosportsdaily.com/2009/09/source-poz-will-be-out-4-6-weeks at Buffalo Sports Daily, Bills might resign Pat Thomas as depth and start Nic Harris outside with either Kawika...

Bell Evoloving into Bills Left Tackle of Choice

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Direct quote from Tim Graham's latest blog post: "Sources close to the team tell me there's a growing belief among some coaches on Dick Jauron's staff that Demetrius Bell should be the left tackle when the regular season opens Sept. 14 against the New England Patriots."

Stranger things have happened

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NBC Sports writer speculates on top landing spots for Vick. At the top of his list, Buffalo. Per pat Kirwan of Sirius NFLRadio, prior to this weekend only one team had called Tony Dungy for his take on risk involved

Another LB to look into?

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Broncos have cut Boss Bailey per PFT. recovering from microfracture knee surgery and not able to particiapte in any OTAs or minicamps in Denver.

Hill Resigning with Seahawks?

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per Jim Mora Jr interview, looks like Leroy is not spreading his wings

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Trade Peters to GB for Kampman and swap of #1's

Looking more and more like OBD and the Peters camp are out of synch.  Kampman doesn't fit 3-4 DE profile so why not...

The Detroit Lions were offered a big name ProBowl player for the #20 pick but turned down the deal...

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The Detroit Lions were offered a big name ProBowl player for the #20 pick but turned down the deal based on the fact that the Player would want a new long term deal at the top 3 at his position. The Lions prefer the salary manageability pick #20 affords them

Sirius NFL Radio, Peter King this morning. Could this have been an OBD deal for Jason Peters?
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