Found November 29, 2011 on Inside the Bills:
Leodis McKelvin saw himself slide down the depth chart at cornerback as he hasn’t seen much time on the defensive side of the ball the past two games. But instead of wallowing in self-pity he rallied on special teams Sunday. McKelvin had a tackle on punt coverage holding Jim Leonhard to a three-yard return as he worked as a gunner. He also recovered a muffed punt by Antonio Cromartie that led to a tying touchdown and had a pair of kick returns good for a 21.5-yard average. “He played outstanding on special teams,” said head coach Chan Gailey. ”He really did. He was all over the field. He was a difference maker on special teams (Sunday), which was great for us. I hope we get him back  this week.” McKelvin suffered a rib injury when Jets LB Nick Bellore buried the crown of his helmet into McKelvin’s side on a late hit that wasn’t flagged after he recovered the fumble. Either way Gailey was proud to see how McKelvin responded. “It tells you he’s a competitor,” said Gailey. ”He wants to

Chan: we need smarter play

The Bills three-game losing streak has been less about effort and more about consistency in the eyes of Chan Gailey. That’s why he believes smarter play coupled with effort will get them back to a level of play that was getting Buffalo wins earlier this season. “I believe we have guys that understand about fighting through tough times and fighting through adversity and I think...

Sorry Jim, Sanchez Deserves the Boos

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Jim Leonhard Upset About Booing Fans

Lambasting the fans of football in our neck of the woods is usually Brandon Jacobs' territory, but one of the Jets is now hopping on the bandwagon. Jim Leonhard went on WFAN Tuesday and gave Jets fans who booed Mark Sanchez during pregame introductions a bit of a roasting for voicing their discontent. Leonhard said he wished the team got more of a benefit of the doubt from...

Audio from today's loss

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McKelvin OK, Wilson still iffy

Bills coach Chan Gailey was optimistic about the health of cornerback Leodis McKelvin entering the game against the Titans Sunday but was cautious about strong safety George Wilson. McKelvin bruised ribs in the loss at New York Sunday. “Probably Leodis’ is less significant, so he has a better chance to practice today or tomorrow," said Gailey. "He might not get out...

Jim Leonhard criticizes Jets fans for booing QB Mark Sanchez

Asks fans for the benefit of the doubt

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The lost season for nose tackle Torell Troup sounds like it's about to come to a premature end. Troup missed Sunday's game in New York after the persistent lower back tightness that has plagued him all year flared up Saturday night. It then got worse on game day. "It really locked up Sunday morning," coach Chan Gailey said. "They did more tests [Monday...

Troup’s season in jeopardy

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