Inside The Bills

BDC 9/7: Buddy on The Edge, OL Young claimed

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on September 7, 2011 – 9:36 am


DAILY REPORT
— The Buffalo Bills announced that the team has claimed and was awarded OL Sam Young off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys.  Young, a 6-8, 322-pound Notre Dame product, was selected in the sixth-round (179th overall) by Dallas in 2010 and appeared in two games with the Cowboys. Young set the Irish school record for the most consecutive games started with 50 (2006-09).  The Bills also announced that the team has released WR Ruvell Martin.  Buffalo also announced that the team has signed CB Doyle Miller to the practice squad. The 5-11, 180-pound Nevada-Reno product entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Buffalo in 2011 before being released on September 3rd.  The Buffalo Bills also announced that the team has signed WR Naaman Roosevelt to the team’s practice squad.  Buffalo released C Michael Switzer from the practice squad.

— Today’s practice
Wednesday, September 7
Practice – 2:00 – 4:05 pm (Media Access for stretch and individual)

DAILY LINKS
BuffaloBills.com – Morrison cramming for Sunday

Buffalo News – Bills’ run defense to see where it stands

Associated Press – Bills add OT Young off waivers; release WR Martin

Audio/Video/Photo Clips
97 Rock
Buddy Nix on Norton show

YNN
Merriman ready for season opener

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
Brad Smith nails down KR job, OL Young adds to depth, Nix on Bills new OL, Nix on Hangartner release, Nix refutes claim of Bills not spending

Billboard Blog
Bell doesn’t get a ringing endorsement
Bills add some insurance at OT

Buffalo Rumblings
Brad Smith, Roscoe Parrish Are Likely Bills Return Men
Buffalo Bills 2011 Depth Chart: Five Notes
Buffalo Bills Claim OL Sam Young On Waivers

AFC East Blog
AFC East Power Rankings analysis

NOTABLE QUOTES FROM TUESDAY
General Manager Buddy Nix appearing on the Shredd and Ragan Show on 103.3 The Edge
On reports that moves are made to save money:
(For) Any move that we make we take the information that we have at the time and we try to do things that will make our team better.  It is our opinion that it makes us better.  It is never about money.  It’s never about when a guy was drafted.  The business I am in, the only way I will stay in this job with the Bills and our coaching staff will survive is if we win games.  It has nothing to do with what the budget is.  …. This business of playing our guys or playing high draft choices, it is really kind of amusing when you think about it.  The only way we are going to survive and be successful is to win games.  So, every move we make is for that reason.  Money has never been mentioned since I have been here.  I know what the cap is and we can spend it all.

On if he has ever been told to save money from Ralph Wilson:
I am not going to get into this, but I will try to clear that up.  It’s the other way around; I talk him out of going after high-dollar guys that you see on TV and ESPN.  That has happened more than once. It’s me talking him out of it.

THIS DAY IN BILLS HISTORY
September 7, 1980 — STREAK ENDS AS BILLS BEAT DOLPHINS
One of the greatest days in Bills history was enjoyed by a crowd of 79,598 at Rich Stadium as the Bills ended their 20-game losing streak to the Miami Dolphins with a 17-7 victory.

PHOTOS OF THE DAY

Bills General Manager makes an appearance in studio with the Shredd and Ragan Show on 103.3 The Edge.


Bills RB C.J. Spiller made an appearance at Tops Friendly Markets in Hamburg yesterday.  He signed autographs and posed for photos with the fans.


Bills DB Aaron Williams also posed for photos and signed autographs, he was across town at Tops Friendly Markets in Williamsville.


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