Most notable were defensive linemen Mario Williams and Kyle
Williams and cornerback Leodis McKelvin.
Kyle Williams confirmed he sat out Wednesday's session to rest
his surgically repaired Achilles. He said it's important to get whenever he can,
especially with the quick turnaround for next Thursday's road game against the Cleveland Browns.
Bills coach Doug Marrone reiterated that McKelvin's availability
for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens likely won't be determined until
just before the game.
Jairus Byrd does not feel compelled to play at anything less
than 100 percent.
Not even with the Buffalo Bills' secondary ransacked by
"No," Byrd said this afternoon at his locker.
"I mean, I don't want to see them do bad. I've said that since Day One.
But me going out there at less than 100 percent isn't going to help the case
"I can't do anything about it. That's the tough
Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and has been covering the Bills exclusively since 1992. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America, and he is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.
Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida. He writes a weekly Fantasy column in addition to his beat writing duties.