Found December 16, 2011 on Inside the Bills:
Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that the plan going into Sunday’s game is for Demetrius Bell to start against the Dolphins. But that doesn’t mean that Chris Hairston won’t play Sunday. “Right now that is the plan, for him to start at left tackle,” said Gailey. “He played well last week and did some good things so we’ll give him a shot.” In his weekly one-on-one interview with, Gailey explained that the reasoning behind the re-insertion of Bell into the lineup is simply based on what provides the team with the best lineup. “I’m not worried about seeing Chris Hairston and I’m not worried about seeing Demetrius Bell,” said Gailey. ”We think today Demetrius Bell gives us the best chance to win. That’s why he’s playing there. He did a good job against San Diego and is finally healthy and is playing a little better right now. We want to give an opportunity to whoever is playing the best right now. I think Chris will play in the game this week, but Demetrius get

Bell poised to start

Bills head coach Chan Gailey has not confirmed whether or not Demetrius Bell will make his first start at left tackle since Week 4, but left the door open. Bell did work with the starting unit in practice Wednesday and indicated he’s got the green light. “They said they’re going to give me a shot so I hope so,” said Bell when asked if he’s starting this week against Miami...

Bell seeing 1st team reps

Demetrius Bell is going to get more playing time this week according to head coach Chan Gailey. In practice Wednesday Bell was getting quality reps. Bell was lining up with Andy Levitre in two man blocking drills during individual position work Wednesday. Gailey has not said whether Bell would start over Hairston.

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