Found February 07, 2012 on Billboard:
PLAYERS: Rian Lindell
TEAMS: Buffalo Bills
Bills place-kicker Rian Lindell, who officially signed his new contract, says that even after 12 years in the NFL, he never dreams about what it would be like to kick in the comfort of a domed stadium. "A couple weeks ago it was windy and not the best day, and I thought, “this is football weather,'" Lindell told The News today. "This is what it’s supposed to be like, you know what I mean? It’s fun to go out when it’s a little colder and a little windy. A dome is nice. But it’s not football weather, really. It’s best to be in a place where you get that football weather. I kind a like when the snow comes and it gets a little colder." That's the perfect attitude for a place-kicker for the Bills. Lindell is under contract with Buffalo for another four years. He said this is where he wanted to stay all along. "I like all the people in the organization, just from when you first walk in the door – I know everybody," he said. "I’m familiar with ...

Bills re-sign K Lindell to 4-year, $11 million deal

The Buffalo Bills re-signed kicker Rian Lindell to a four-year, $11 million deal on Tuesday.Lindell will be returning for a 10th straight season in Buffalo and is the Bills' second-leading scorer with 878 career points.The 35-year-old had played in 180 consecutive games before finishing the season on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Lindell 1-on-1

Here is our exclusive 1-on-1 interview with Rian Lindell just minutes after he signed his new multi-year contract with the Bills late Tuesday morning.

Bell, Searcy earn praise

The stat crunchers and film reviewers at Pro Football Focus took a closer look at who was “trending” up this season in the AFC East this past season and Buffalo has two players singled out for some praise. In their AFC East write up in the category of most improved was OT Demetrius Bell. Granted he missed eight games with a broken collarbone, but by their evaluation standards...

Chandler on Big Pete’s to-do list

Bills new tight ends coach Pete Metzelaars literally hit the ground running on Tuesday. Here’s a look at some of the first few things on his to-do list knowing he hasn’t been back on a day-to-day basis since 1994. “The first thing is I’m trying to figure out where to go in the building and not get lost and how to get in the building (laughs),” he said. ”Next is to find...

Bills re-sign Lindell; Metzelaars back as coach

The Buffalo Bills have re-signed kicker Rian Lindell. And there's another familiar face returning to Buffalo after the team hired former star Pete Metzelaars to be their tight ends coach.

Lee spoke with Fitz

Bills new QBs coach David Lee did speak with Ryan Fitzpatrick by phone after being hired and enjoyed the conversation. But before Lee can help make Fitzpatrick a more effective quarterback he’s got to master Chan Gailey’s offense. “I had a real good visit with him,” said Lee. ”Don’t know when I’ll get to see him you know we got these new rules and they get to stay...

Going back to the 4-3 defense is a good move for the Buffalo Bills.

Recently one of my friends  asked me my thoughts on the Buffalo Bills going back to playing a 4-3 defense rather than the 3-4 system they had implemented. For the football lingo impaired, a 4-3 means there are four linemen and three linebackers, as opposed to the 3-4 which has three linemen and four linebackers. Anyway, back to the question, I told him I thought the Bills should...

Draft board getting set

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Bills hire Metzelaars to coach tight ends

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Searcy chops dreds

Knowing football players can be tough to recognize with all the time they spend in helmets, it might not be a big deal, but Bills safety Da’Norris Searcy has changed his look (haircut). Searcy chopped off all of his dreadlocks that he had during the 2011 season. Here’s his twitter avatar as proof.     One note, the last Bills players to completely shed their dreadlocks was...

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