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BDC 11/9: New kicker signs

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on November 9, 2011 – 9:37 am

— The Buffalo Bills announced that the team has signed K Dave Rayner to the 53-man roster. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Rayner has played in 52 career games since entering the NFL in 2005 as a sixth-round (202nd overall) draft choice of Indianapolis. The 6-2, 215-pound Michigan State product has connected on 55-of-75 field goal tries along with 64-of-65 extra point attempts for 229 points while adding 18 touchbacks on 239 kickoffs. Rayner spent time on the rosters of Green Bay (2006), Kansas City (2007), San Diego (2007), Cincinnati (2008), Detroit (2010) and Oakland (2011). He will wear No. 3.

Buffalo placed NT Kyle Williams on Injured Reserve.

The team also announced that they have Waived T Ed Wang from Injured Reserve. Wang was placed on Injured Reserve on September 4th.

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Wednesday, November 9
Practice: 2:00 PM / Open to Media at Approximately 2:00 – 2:25 PM (Stretch & Individual only)

DAILY LINKS – Bills sign K Rayner – Season over for DT Williams – Nelson new to double team challenge

Buffalo News – History not on their side as Bills hit the road

Buffalo News – Bills offering discounted December ticket package

Business First – Bills launch blitz to lift December ticket sales

Associated Press – Bills place DT Kyle Williams on IR; sign PK Rayner

Associated Press – Bills offer ticket deal for final 3 home games

Associated Press – Bills get PK Rayner to fill in for injured Lindell

Wellsville Daily – Bills should learn a lesson from ‘nasty’ Jets

Wellsville Daily – Norwood honored by Wilson, Bills

Olean Times Herald – For Buffalo, now the road gets rougher

Audio/Video/Photo Clips
WIVB – Bills sign new kicker

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
Bills on the radio, Rayner by distance, Ed Wang waived, Midseason All-Pro for Fred & Wood

AFC East Blog ( – Power Rankings: Pats, Bills freefall

Pro Football Talk – Kyle Williams heads to injured reserve

November 9, 1986 LEVY GETS HIS FIRST WIN
Marv Levy was a winner in his Bills’ head coaching debut as Buffalo downed the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-12, in the wind at Rich Stadium. The Bills rushed for 172 yards.

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick
On how to approach the team’s three game road swing:
One game as a time for sure. Each game, the next three, they all present a different challenge. We’ve watched a little bit of the Cowboys. We’ve got some stuff we need to clean up and need to get better at. We made a lot of mistakes, stuff that we usually don’t do. There’s some stuff we need to clean up on our end and then we’ll get it going.


Former Bills K Scott Norwood received the Ralph C. Wilson Distinguished Service Award during Sunday’s game against the Jets.

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