Can You Believe They're Over .500? [4:54 AM]
Erie Times News reports: 'Now, Baltimore and Denver must go 1-2 while the Bills win out, making things seem as difficult as ever. Which brings us back to that unfortunate Jacksonville loss in early September, Week 1 of the NFL season. Coulda, shoulda, woulda. If only the Bills had held on!'
Bills Win Four Straight [4:53 AM]
RNews.com reports: 'After missing nine games with a right knee injury, Troy Vincent returned to the field and played a significant roll. Switched from Cornerback to Safety, Vincent recorded a sack, interception and fumble recovery.'
Defense Delivers Big Win, Keeps Bills Alive [4:52 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"We did some good things, and I like the way we responded as a whole coming from last week," linebacker Takeo Spikes said. "We just took advantage of everything that was given to us out there today."'
Bills Win Fourth Straight 37-7 [4:51 AM]
BillsDaily.com reports: The Bills offense continues to put up a huge number of points as they scored 37 or more for the fourth straight game, all Bills victories as was this 37-7 win over the Browns. The 37 points are impressive but this win was about a truly dominating defensive effort.
Dominating Defense Leads To Win [4:50 AM]
BillsDaily.com reports: The defense dominated this game and because of that get straight A's. 17 total yards given up, eight sacks, and five takeaways. You can't do it much better than that.Here are our position by position grades:
Terry Robiskie news conference [7:36 PM]
ClevelandBrowns.com reports: 'I think ultimately – to be honest about it and I’m going to be honest about it – I think there were points in time when it was men against boys.'
Bills Freeze Browns 37-7 [5:38 PM]
WGR-AM reports: 'It was an overall embarassing performance for the Browns.'
Buffalo 37, Cleveland 7 [4:24 PM]
AP reports: 'The Bills (7-6) generated five turnovers, added eight sacks and limited the blundering Browns to 17 yards of offense on 46 plays. Cleveland had 2 yards with 9:34 left in the game, flirting with the NFL record of minus-7 yards, set by Seattle in 1979.'
Buffalo 37, Cleveland 7 [4:24 PM]
Sportsticker reports: 'The Cleveland Browns will be in no hurry to visit the Buffalo Bills again.'
Buffalo 37, Cleveland 7 [4:24 PM]
The Sports Network reports: 'Cleveland tallied only 17 yards of total net offense and turned the ball over five times.'
Bills' defense enjoying hostile takeovers [9:07 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills have forced 13 turnovers the past three weeks in big wins over St. Louis, Seattle and Miami.'
Clements won't get Irish job [9:06 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Clements was informed by Notre Dame officials on Saturday that he will not be offered the vacant head-coaching job, a source close to the Irish told The News on Saturday.'
Standing Pat [9:05 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"I consider this home, and I really don't want to go nowhere," he said. "If I go somewhere else, I have to start all over. I have to meet other people, do other stuff. I just don't want to do that. If it comes down to that, I'll do it. But I would rather be here. I enjoy the people."'
Surging Bills will produce a Brownout [9:04 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Bills keep possibility alive by rolling past hapless Browns, 35-17.'
Bledsoe leads resurgent Bills [7:33 AM]
Springfield Republican reports: 'The Bills, meanwhile, finally look like the team new coach Mike Mularkey had envisioned.'
Buffalo's Fletcher plays bigger than his stature [5:29 AM]
Lorain Morning Journal reports: '''London goes about his business and rarely gets the credit he deserves,'' Bill head coach Mike Mularkey said by phone from Buffalo. ''He is having one of those years that most guys would consider to be Pro Bowl (caliber). He quietly goes about it, makes a lot of tackles, makes a lot of plays and leads the defense that has been ranked in the top five for most of the last couple years.'''
Scouting report [5:08 AM]
Akron Beacon Journal reports: 'Bills, 27-13.'
Browns (3-9) at Bills (6-6) [5:08 AM]
Canton Repository reports: 'Mularkey looked like baloney when Bills were 0-4, but now he has Buffalo playing a beefy brand of ball.'
Sunday's Cleveland Coverage [5:07 AM]
Brothers in arms and heart (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Robiskie's 'school' is down and out (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Wolf not cryin' about Butch (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Browns could use a Grimm outlook (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Buffalo's Fletcher plays bigger than his stature (Lorain Morning Journal)
McCown draws crowd in Texas (Akron Beacon Journal)
Taking a stand (Akron Beacon Journal)
Scouting report (Akron Beacon Journal)
Campo on Cleveland: Like to stay (Canton Repository)
Robiskie needs a miracle with this bunch (Canton Repository)
Browns (3-9) at Bills (6-6) (Canton Repository)
Browns notebook (Canton Repository)
Cleveland begins Robiskie's season (Warren Tribune Chronicle)
Reversals of fortune (Columbus Dispatch)
Game-day matchup: Cleveland Browns at Buffalo Bills (Columbus Dispatch)
Random thoughts from browns.com (ClevelandBrowns.com)
Robiskie aims to start season two (ClevelandBrowns.com)
Scouting report: The Bills (ClevelandBrowns.com)
Bills giving battered Browns respect [5:07 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: '"It's a unique mentality because everyone realizes a new coach is coming in, so if anything, everybody picks up their play because they know these games are going to be evaluated by the new staff," Tucker said. "They have nothing to lose. I'm sure Robiskie is going to pull out all the stops. We expect nothing but their best, just like we got from Miami."'
Q&A: Jonathan Smith [5:07 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'If you were the Bills' head coach for a day and had a chance to add a play to the playbook, what would it be?
"I'd do a reverse pass with me throwing it. Throw it deep to somebody. I've got some experience with that one."'
Bills don’t want playoff glitz to distract them from today’s matchup [5:06 AM]
Olean Times Herald reports: '“There’s a couple of ways you can look at it ... they’re down in the dumps and lost their coach, or you can look at it as a team that’s desperate and trying to figure out what it’s going to do for next year with guys trying to solidify their jobs within the organization.”'
It's still safe to dream big dreams in Buffalo [5:05 AM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'Did you ever dream, after an 0-4 start, the Buffalo Bills would be playing a meaningful game in December ... let alone two?'
Give Drew his just due [5:04 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: 'One reason the team didn't pack it in was because in Bledsoe they had a leader who showed not a hint of panic.'
Kicking to Bills is risky business [5:00 AM]
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports: '"All I had to do last week was outrun the kicker," said McGee, referring to the Dolphins' Olindo Mare. "I watch the film. Film don't lie. Those guys make great blocks."'
Weis to be introduced as Irish coach Monday [6:27 PM]
ESPN reports: 'Notre Dame, which interviewed Weis this week, also interviewed Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Tom Clements on Thursday night. Notre Dame officials called Clements, a former Fighting Irish quarterback, on Saturday morning and told him he was no longer in the running for the job and negotiations with Weis began.'
Notre Dame search nears end [6:13 PM]
Chicago Tribune reports: 'Notre Dame has already, according to a source close to the situation, called Bills offensive coordinator Tom Clements and told him that he is no longer in the running for the job.'
Talks heat up for Weis [6:11 PM]
Boston Globe reports: 'The school has decided to focus on Weis because Tom Clements, the Buffalo Bills' offensive coordinator who was once considered the front-runner for the job, is no longer a candidate, according to NFL sources.'
Robiskie aims to start season two [3:47 PM]
ClevelandBrowns.com reports: 'Nobody really expects the Browns to win Sunday. They came into the game against New England emotionally charged but lost by 27. They come to chilly Buffalo prepared but undermanned.'
Random thoughts from browns.com [3:46 PM]
ClevelandBrowns.com reports: 'They have Troy Aikman and Brett Hull instead of John Elway and Michael Jordan. They have Norwood instead of Jose Mesa. They have Jim Kelly instead of Bernie or Jim Thome. While, still, no city can match the seamless combination of horrible teams and last-minute heartbreak as Cleveland, our friends from just down the road are the closest to truly understanding what it's like to feel as if they're living under a giant cloud of Murphy's Law.'
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