— The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has signed free agent LB Kirk Morrison. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Morrison has started 95 of 96 games since entering the NFL in 2005 and has registered 763 tackles (573 solo), 5.0 sacks, seven interceptions and 18 passes defensed.
— The Buffalo Bills announced that the team has placed LB Reggie Torbor on Injured Reserve. The team also announced that they have reached an injury settlement with DB Domonic Cook and released him from Injured Reserve. Cook was placed on Injured Reserve on August 5th.
— The Buffalo Bills will host the 13th annual Fan Food Drive prior to the Saturday, August 27th Kids Day preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ralph Wilson Stadium (RWS). Ralph and Mary Wilson, along with the Buffalo Bills, will kickoff the 2011 Fan Food Drive with a $10,000 donation to the Food Bank of WNY children’s programs.
In addition, Tops Friendly Markets, team partner and the official supermarket of the Buffalo Bills, donated $5,000 to support the collection and the Food Bank of WNY.
“We are proud to support the Food Bank of Western New York and are thankful for all that they do to help hungry families in our community,” said Mr. Ralph Wilson, Bills founder and president. “Mary and I would like to thank Tops Friendly Markets, all of the volunteers involved with the collection at the Bills game, and all of the fans for their donations to such an important cause.”
BuffaloBills.com – Dareus and Merriman questionable for Saturday
Buffalo News – Bills’ Dareus, Merriman feeling better
Buffalo News – Torbor goes on IR; Cook is cut loose
Dunkirk Observer – Bills great speaks at Harvest Chapel West
Associated Press – LB Torbor on IR as Bills injury issues continue
ESPN.com – Can Steve Johnson do it on his own?
The Score 1260 (Syracuse) – The Axeman talks Bills with Rich Gaenzler from the Bills Radio Network.
Inside the Bills Blog
Fitz on the radio, CB Cook released, Torbor to I-R, Dareus and Wang not practicing, Merriman working, WR Martin’s adjustment
Bills Beat Blog
Bills’ Merriman Practicing, Dareus Not on Field
QUOTE FOR THE DAY
LB Shawne Merriman on how he feels about being ready for Sept. 11 — “I’m fully confident. I expected some of these things to happen from not being back in so long. Just getting back into these football positions and motions you’re going have some things that get a little tight and sore over the course of time. I just have to take care of it.”
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