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BDC 8/21: Glenn Named Starting LT

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on August 21, 2012 – 10:12 am

–Bills Head Coach Chan Gailey announced yesterday that rookie T Cordy Glenn will be the team’s starting left tackle. 

–The team held a private practice yesterday in front of season ticket holders, sponsors and guests yesterday with players signing autographs along the ring wall for fans. An estimated 3,000 people were in attendance.

Bills head coach Chan Gailey
On what LT Cordy Glenn has shown in the last couple of weeks:
“Cordy has great ability. Ability is not the issue, it is just playing time. He needs as much playing time as he can get. I think if he gets playing time he has a chance to be a really good football player. He has not done great against the two good pass rushers he has faced, but he has done OK. I think we see a great upside with him.”


Fans of all ages were out to enjoy yesterday’s private practice for season ticket holders and sponsors.

Bills Head Coach Chan Gailey signs a few items for fans at yesterday’s private practice.

Buffalo News-Bills pull the plug on Merriman

Buffalo News-Merriman gamble was worth risk

Buffalo News-Glenn named Bills’ starting left tackle

Associated Press-Gailey: QB Young has edge to win Bills backup job

Associated Press-Lights out for Merriman after DE cut by Bills

The Sports Network-Bills part ways with Shawne Merriman

Minneapolis Star Tribune –‘There’s so many things wrong with them’ Merriman released by Bills after one season Practice Notes – Glenn named starting LT, Vince has leg up on Merriman: We were patient release Merriman door for Gilbert & Moore HC Gailey, LT Glenn & DE Moore GM Buddy Nix on Shawne Merriman

Audio/Video/Photo Clips
Bills Roundup: Glenn Named LT, Monday Highlights
Buddy Nix on Merriman’s Release  

WGR 550
Bills’ Gailey names Glenn starting LT
Bills’ Nix felt Merriman didn’t play better than the youth
Merriman was worth the risk
Mum’s the word from Bills on young DEs. But why?
Young earns Bills backup reps for the week
HAMILTON: Merriman was worth the risk
8/20 Joe B talks about the loss to the Vikings and competition for spots 

Bills Name Glenn Starter at LT
Buffalo Bills release Shawne Merriman 

Buffalo Bills Release DE Shawne Merriman 

Young to Get Extra Work – Glenn to Start at Left Tackle
Buffalo Bills Release Merriman 

Bills Release Merriman
That’s What We Said – 8/20/12 

Glenn earns starting role
Bills release DE Merriman 

Lights out for Merriman after DE cut by Bills

Bills Return to Orchard Park
Bills release Shawne Merriman 

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
Next step for Glenn, Cordy not big on starter labels, Gailey names left tackle, Monday non-participants, Brad Smith dressed for WR, Another Buffalo connection to the Eagles, Merriman’s contribution, Chan on DE Moore

Press Coverage (Buffalo News)
Vince Young puts rear naked choke on backup gig
Bills announce Cordy Glenn will be their left tackle
Nix: Bills cut Merriman to give youngsters a chance
A look back at Merriman’s 21 months with Bills
Video: Breaking down the Bills with Channel 2
How Bills spent $9.77 million on Shawne Merriman
Bills stick with injured Merriman, then cut him 

ESPN (AFC East Blog)
Morning take: Glenn named Bills’ LT
Bills’ depth made Merriman decision easy 

Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills Name Cordy Glenn Starting Left Tackle
Bills Depth Chart Update, Post Shawne Merriman Release
Buffalo Bills Release Shawne Merriman, Team Confirms
Buffalo Bills Continue Good Fortune On Injury Report
Bills Position Battle Review: Strong-Side Linebacker 

Buffalo Sports Daily
Projecting The Bills 53 Man Roster, Take Two
Bills Turn Out Lights On Merriman 

Buffalo Wins
My ode to Shawne Merriman  

Pro Football Talk
Bills give starting LT job to second-rounder Cordy Glenn
Bills avoided $4 million by cutting Merriman
Bills turn the lights out on Shawne Merriman 

Pro Football Weekly
Bills cut DE Merriman 

AFC East Daily
Rookie Cordy Glenn named Bills’ starting left tackle
Nix: Merriman move about circumstance, not health 

Lights Out in Buffalo – Shawne Merriman Cut By Bills 

NFL Rapid Reports
Bills Notebook: Vince Young has edge in No. 2 QB battle
Bills: Cordy Glenn to start at LT
Bills release Shawne Merriman 

Fox Sports
Bills release veteran LB Merriman

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