Bills Henry misses second straight practice; McGahee could start [4:47 PM]
AP reports: 'McGahee said Thursday that he's not been informed as to whether he'll start, and that the decision will likely come down to game time. ''I'm just going in there and be ready for whenever my number's called,'' McGahee said. ''All I can do is just wait and see.'''
Moulds favors opening up Bills passing attack [4:47 PM]
AP reports: '''I think we've got the players to open it up,'' Moulds said, Thursday. ''We've been coming out trying to establish the run game. And I think we're going to try to continue to establish the run. But at the same time, we need to throw the ball a little more.'''
Losman, Milloy back practicing [1:48 PM]
Wellsville Daily Reporter reports: '"It's a small first step," said Losman before yesterday's afternoon workout. "I really had set my sights on practicing this week and I just want to practice. I'm not full-go or anything like that. I'm probably just going to throw a little bit, not doing to much. I just need to get back out there and see some things."'
Bills send message with release of Shaw [1:47 PM]
Wellsville Daily Reporter reports: 'The Bills are hoping the surprise move sends the right message to the players, that they need to turn things around or somebody else may be in their spot tomorrow. "If you're not winning, if you're 0-4, everybody is looking to make the situation better in any way that we can," said Bledsoe. "I assume that this was a move that was made with the idea of making us better."'
Teams Battle for First Victory [1:45 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'A win doesn't save either team's season, but it puts them back on the right track.'
Curtain closes on Shaw in Bills shake-up [8:53 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills tried to trade Shaw on Wednesday but were unable to cut a deal.'
Not even Cox gets riled up for Bills-Fish [8:52 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Cox said he has fond memories of the Miami-Buffalo rivalry. It was fun. It mattered because one or both of the teams were contenders. But the Bills won so often it ripped his heart out. It wasn't Buffalo he really hated but losing all the time. "I hated those guys," he said, "but it was so one-sided. I have friends on that Buffalo team now. I would never have talked to any of those Bills back then. Now Andre Reed and I have become friends. I see Jim Kelly now, too. Back then, I didn't get close to any opponent. I wanted it to be a hate-hate relationship."'
Milloy practices, but he's unlikely to play [8:51 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"I'm just really happy to get back out there with the fellas," Milloy said. "I think mentally I'll be sharp, but there are still some physical things that I need to go out there and practice."'
Milloy returns to practice [5:04 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'He did not rule out returning to the lineup Sunday when the 0-4 Bills host the 0-5 Miami Dolphins to crown the AFC Least champion. He's listed as questionable on the injury report but realistically he remains another week or two away. But there's no question that Wednesday was a big step for him.'
Dolphins' collapse outrages fans [5:03 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Losing is a foreign concept and a spoiled fan base that has seen their Dolphins post a sub- .500 record just twice in the 35 years since the AFL-NFL merger — the Bills have 16 such seasons — is having a difficult time coping with the Dolphins' 0-5 start.'
Bills send receiver Shaw packing [5:02 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'In last week's 16-14 loss to the New York Jets, Shaw was Bledsoe's intended target on four third-down pass attempts but only one was completed. Shaw also had a missed assignment that resulted in a pass glancing off his back on first down. Mularkey said Shaw, who was signed through 2005, was also not productive enough in practice and in team meetings.'
Surprise: Winless Bills are favored by 6 1/2 [5:01 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'The explanation is simple: The Bills are a decent team with a lousy record and the Dolphins are just plain lousy.'
Inside slant [5:00 AM]
CBS Sportsline reports: 'Instead, he said Shaw's production - in practice, in team meetings, in games - had fallen to the point where he felt it was necessary to release him. The move bumps second-year man Sam Aiken up the depth chart and practice squad member Drew Haddad will be promoted.'
Strategy and personnel [4:59 AM]
CBS Sportsline reports: 'Milloy, who shattered his right forearm during a preseason game at Indianapolis on Aug. 28, began practicing in live drills on a limited basis and working with the scout team on Wednesday. He did not rule himself out of the Dolphins game, but a realistic return is in a week or two.'
Notes, quotes [4:58 AM]
CBS Sportsline reports: 'SS Pierson Prioleau's nit-picky pass interference penalty in the end zone on the Jets' Santana Moss is still a topic of conversation.'
The rush is on ... [4:57 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: '"You get big eyes going into this game," said defensive end David Bowens, who might be the only Dolphins player not fearing a little public gloating. "He's been hit at least 40 times and sacked 19 this year. Any time you get a quarterback that isn't mobile and with us blitzing and with our athletic ability, we have a pretty good chance of getting a couple more sacks."'
Devalued Bill [4:56 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: 'He has had one 300-yard game in his past 24 games.'
Buffalo even worse than Miami [4:55 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: '"I don't think Buffalo can score 20 points the way they're playing," he said. "Plus Miami's got a great defense. I don't think it will give up 20 points."'
Thursday's Miami Coverage [4:54 AM]
Offense sees the error of its ways (Miami Herald)
Ahanotu walks out on team (Miami Herald)
Lifestyles of the rich and famous -- and miserable (Miami Herald)
Former Dolphins coach denies rumor he'll return as GM (Miami Herald)
The rush is on ... (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Devalued Bill (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Buffalo even worse than Miami (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Dolphins' Ahanotu wants out (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Dolphins sign kicker for Buffalo game (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Forsey runs with the opportunity (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Dolphins' Gordon undergoes surgery to repair separated shoulder (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
Cracked rib won't stop me, Fiedler says (Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel)
A missed block? Maybe it's the quarterback's fault (Palm Beach Post)
Fiedler expects to start against Bills (Palm Beach Post)
Fiedler, Mare on the mend (Florida Today)
What a week for Welker (Florida Today)
Fiedler uncertain about availability against Bills (AP)
A little good news for winless Dolphins: Welker wins special teams award (AP)
Bryant to kick for Dolphins at Buffalo (AP)
Dolphins sign K Matt Bryant; RB Gordon has surgery (Sportsticker)
Dolphins sign Matt Bryant (The Sports Network)
Inside slant (CBS Sportsline)
Strategy and personnel (CBS Sportsline)
Notes, quotes (CBS Sportsline)
Lamar Gordon Undergoes Surgery (MiamiDolphins.com)
Wes Welker Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week (MiamiDolphins.com)
Mare Ruled Out Of Bills Game; Team Signs Kicker Matt Bryant (MiamiDolphins.com)
Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins [4:53 AM]
WIVB-TV reports: 'It won't be pretty, but it will be a 13-6 Bills win.'
QB Brown in, Hamilton out [4:52 AM]
Indianapolis Star reports: 'The 6-3, 212-pound Brown spent the past three seasons with Buffalo. His last appearance came during the preseason when the Bills visited the RCA Dome. Brown suffered an injury to his left knee when he was tackled by the Colts' Durrand Roundtree. "He's healthy now and . . . we're happy to have him," Dungy said of the former Northern Arizona quarterback.'
Miami (0-5) at Buffalo (0-4) [9:55 PM]
AP reports: '``If we realize how to win games in the clutch, we could be 4-0 or at least 2-2,'' Bills offensive lineman Ross Tucker said. ``You just learn to do it by doing it. And we will.'''
Fiedler uncertain about availability against Bills [9:29 PM]
AP reports: 'Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Fiedler said Wednesday he's uncertain whether a cracked rib will prevent him from playing Sunday at Buffalo. If Fiedler doesn't start, A.J. Feeley said he'll be ready to step in. Both were listed as questionable on the injury report, but Feeley was more optimistic about his availability after recovering from a concussion in Sunday's 24-10 loss at New England.'
Bills & Verizon Fight Domestic Violence [9:06 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'The first 1,000 fans to donate a phone at any of the 10 gates as they enter Ralph Wilson Stadium will receive a poster featuring HopeLine spokesperson, linebacker London Fletcher.'
Milloy Suits-Up for Practice [9:05 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"It's been a long process and every week I've been getting better," Milloy said. "At the beginning of this process I kept asking the doctors, 'how long until I'll be able to come back?' and they kept shooting me down for my own safety. I got to the point where I just stop asking and focused on getting better."'
Bills Release WR Bobby Shaw [9:04 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Mularkey said Shaw's release wasn't meant to send a message to the team. Rather, the coaching staff felt they could improve the production level with his roster spot. "When I say production, it is game, practice, meetings, and anything affiliated with what you do with your job," said Mularkey.'
Bills Release Bobby Shaw [8:57 PM]
RNews.com reports: 'Mike Mularkey said Shaw was cut for his lack of production on the field, at practice and in meetings.'
Bills Release Bobby Shaw [8:54 PM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Mularkey also went on to say that it could mean more time for Sam Aiken or Drew Haddad (who is currently on the practice squad).'
Colts sign new QB, release Hamilton [8:51 PM]
AP reports: The Indianapolis Colts signed quarterback Travis Brown to their practice squad Wednesday and released former Georgia Tech star Joe Hamilton.
Bills S Milloy practices for first time in 6 weeks [8:44 PM]
AP reports: 'The Bills have upgraded Milloy's status on their injury report, listing him as questionable. Coach Mike Mularkey described Milloy as a day-to-day decision, saying he wants to see the player become comfortable in a competitive setting.'
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