Found October 26, 2011 on ESPN:
Linebacker Antonio Coleman is back with the Buffalo Bills after being signed off the New York Giants' practice squad.

Coleman steps in

The Bills officially announced the signing of outside linebacker Antonio Coleman to the roster to fill Shawne Merriman's spot. Coleman had been on the Giants' practice squad. He was cut by the Bills at the end of preseason. He was on the field for the defense in seven games for the Bills last season and saw 41 defensive snaps. He made seven tackles. He knows the defensive...

Gailey-Shanahan: Mutual respect

While there may have been an effort by the media to make the meeting between head coaches Chan Gailey and Mike Shanahan this Sunday personal, Buffalo and Washington’s head coach indicated it will be anything but. With Bills fans clamoring for the hire of Shanahan during the 2010 coaching search, it’s safe to say that Chan Gailey was not the popular choice outside the walls of...

Bills place Merriman on IR

The Buffalo Bills placed veteran linebacker Shawne Merriman on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday because of a right Achilles injury. It's the same injury that forced him to go on IR last November right after the Bills signed him as a free agent. Merriman's Achilles unexpectedly flared up on him the Thursday before Buffalo's 27-24 loss to the New York Giants,...

Bills injury report

Here’s this week’s Bills injury report. Did not practice OT Demetrius Bell – shoulder LB Shawne Merriman – achilles – Injured reserve CB Aaron Williams – chest WR Donald Jones – ankle NT Kyle Williams – foot OT Chris Hairston – ankle Full practice LB Chris Kelsay – calf

Bills on the radio

Here’s where you can find Bills players on the radio airwaves Thursday. Arthur Moats – Janet and Nick; Kiss 98.5 @ 8:00 am Danny Batten – Morning Bull; 103.3 The Edge @ 8:05am Stevie Johnson – TSN Radio; Mike Richards @ 8:15 am Drayton Florence – Fan 590; Jeff Blair @ 11:40 am Arthur Moats – Sports Radio 910; Richmond, Va. – Tape @ 11:35 am Justin Rogers – ESPN 950...

Merriman void a group effort

With Shawne Merriman on injured reserve, head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that filling the void left by the veteran linebacker will be a group effort. “We’ll play a rotation of several guys in there,” said Gailey. ”We get (Chris) Kelsay back, which is great. We’ve got Spencer (Johnson), Danny Batten, Arthur Moats and Antonio Coleman is back. It gives us some flexibility...

BDC 10/27: High rating for Giants game

DAILY REPORT – The Buffalo Bills take on the Washington Redskins at 4:05 p.m. on October 30, 2011, but the party starts well before that with the Budweiser Tailgate, featuring a special performance by Juno award-winning Canadian rockers Finger Eleven.   The Budweiser Tailgate begins at 11 a.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m. on game day and provides an experience that stretches from...

OLB replacement candidate

With Shawne Merriman on injured reserve there’s a viable candidate with knowledge of Buffalo’s defensive system currently available. Former undrafted free agent signing Antonio Coleman is available to be signed to the Bills active roster. After being one of Buffalo’s final cuts this past summer, Coleman hooked on with the New York Giants where he’s currently a member of their...

Bills bits

Before I even contemplate the outcome of Sunday’s game vs the Redskins and give a careful, prediction-free preview, there’s some necessary business to take care of real quick. This football season has been strange and I’ve used this bye week to sort through exactly what’s been going on, what it means and where the Bills are headed. The problem is, I’ve been talking about...
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