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News: DMN: Bills concerns: Buffalo trying out kickers

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    3:34 PM on Mon., Nov. 7, 2011 | Permalink

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Injuries are piling up for the Buffalo Bills, who are searching for a kicker and face losing starting defensive tackle Kyle Williams for the rest of the season.

    Coach Chan Gailey says the injury to kicker Rian Lindell's right shoulder is "not good," and the team will try out replacements this week. Gailey ruled out Lindell from playing at Dallas on Sunday, but wouldn't say whether the injury was season-ending.

    Read the rest: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/11/bills-concerns-buffalo-trying.html
  2. LandryFan

    LandryFan Proud Native Texan, USMC-1972-79, USN-1983-2000 Zone Supporter

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    Whoever they bring in to kick will make every one against us...that's just the way it goes with every kicker that we play against. I wouldn't be surprised to see Chan let 'em line up for a 65 yarder if the opportunity arises.
  3. jimnabby

    jimnabby Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Our opponents are 14/16 (87.5%) in FGs this year, which is dead on the league average (86%). We're 16th in the league in FG% against.
  4. LandryFan

    LandryFan Proud Native Texan, USMC-1972-79, USN-1983-2000 Zone Supporter

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    The two that weren't made were blocked. None have actually been "misses". That said, I was simply saying that, for what seems like forever, kickers don't usually miss against us.
    Last year, opponents made 25/27 with one miss in the 40-49 range and one from 50+. I may be wrong, but I think at least one of those was blocked.
  5. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Chan since you coached in Dallas at one time the Boys are willing to make a deal with you. We would reluctantly part with David Buehler and be willing to take George Wilson off your hands. :laugh2:

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