Here we go today. Your Buffalo Bills links for the day. Go Bills!
As with any time off and with any teacher, there is a concern that the students of said teacher will not retain what they are taught and the time spent coming back and getting back into the swing of things is wasted on relearning what was already taught and forgot. Doug Marrone is no different in this case that a grade school teacher. He spoke to the team about the importance of retention and what it means for them and the team. [SportsMedia101.com]
Chris Hairston is a guy that has a lot of potential. The Bills drafted three offensive lineman in this years draft and with Cyrus Kounadjio likely taking the right tackle spot, Hairston has been moved on the inside and may need to perform there to make the team. Hairston missed all of last year due to injury and with a weaker inside line at guard, Hairston could make a big difference in the run game inside the tackles. Might be a good fit for the Bills. [WGR550]
NFL Commissioner and rocker Jon Bon Jovi had a lunch meeting shortly after the Bills went up for sale, officially. Is Goodell giving Bon Jovi tips and the best way to approach the sale with the best possible way to win the bid or was he giving him bad news saying that the sale would most likely go to a locally bidder and that the Bills were staying in Buffalo? [Canoe.ca]
A quick note, Brandon Spikes, a former teammate of Aaron Hernandez, is part of Hernandez’s call list that is seen through the court documents. Spikes was a teammate of Hernandez while in New England from 2010 to 2012 as well as in college. [NECN.com]