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Kawika Mitchell Reggie Torbor what's one of the notables from yesterday. Yet -- didn't practice. Change it was very pessimistic about his chances -- only did not rule him out. Or some. -- so our -- for the practice Wednesday. He was getting it checked out yesterday so Gailey said he really didn't know what was going what. Once again he wasn't real optimistic about bad either. He wouldn't say -- that the long term short term so let's find out what the doctors saying in the and that but the thing and well -- Matt so. You know he was kind of pessimistic about 12. All right speaking of optimism or pessimism how would you categorize your own feelings. Projecting how Kelsey and and for now I guess Chris Ellis could play it outside linebacker in this defense. I'll take have a lot of concern about that. More pass coverage. Of that in the run are rushing the passer. You know. And be able. You know quite a bit its iMac without it should know the position now. It's just you know I don't know they're cut output that. So you know I think it's huge question mark going into the season and and none of the defense will place. And when you look at the defense Paula and in terms of question marks let's talk about the pass rush where that will come from now in theory the bills are hoping the 34. You know you don't know who's coming from what angle it's a little bit more deceptive than the fourth straight. But they're -- a retired who has been their best pass rusher we're does that rush come from this season. If -- -- in the street for. That's that's the beauty of that the pressing on from anywhere. You don't know where the Russians -- compliment. Different people who come from different places. You know let the safety might be a quarter and might be calcium might be whatever. So. You know we've we've got a -- I -- that's mostly made it maybe jobs. And you know that. He's most at the past Russian you know it's his responsibility to figure this and excel football player so you know I don't know if they can count on them. But you know that should be words coming from. I wonder Paul how aggressive do you think they're going to be imminent. Blitz much in the pre season but it's pre season and you talked about pressure in words coming from and maybe even using guys in the secondary to blitz how aggressive do you think. The bills scheme is going to be. Well becoming a new defensive coordinator so often know. And it's just -- I think we're just gonna have to wait and see what is well his preferences sorry he didn't do much in the pre season but. I mean on the other side of -- accordingly although they didn't show a lot pre season. And play is thought about that whatever so. I really don't know immediately if an unknown he's never been a defensive coordinator before here and you know obviously -- world. And it's. That's part of the unknown you know when you talk about our ability to this year. I don't know that that's one of the unknowns you know what are they gonna do on defense. Whitewater is like dislike the defense will they work. How much do you think you talked Q Donte Whitner and and clearly the strength of the defense is in the secondary how much do you think. That strength translates into allowing George Edwards to be. More aggressive the fact that he feels is pretty solid -- this cover corners. All the way into the nickel defense and you know you got what he you know at least one playmaker and bird back as far as safety is concerned because you have those guys you think they might take more risks than normal. Yes I think so dealer is talked about that you know he expects a lot from those guys. You know have evolved you know played in big games are all veterans and they've all played well. The strength of the -- And you know if there's not -- the other guys are good but he -- -- -- that that most of the guys that we're looking to. To really you know help us through this in. Witness up because it up for the challenge that I up for the challenge states. They understand that too and they like the fact that that the pressure being put out themselves. I think -- I think it matters a lot. You know -- what that was can call that he can elements that. Paul Hamilton what does your calls here at 8030550. Question about the bills' run defense in a moment especially. In this game facing Ronnie brown and Ricky Williams a reminder to. The south Grand Island bridge the southbound south Grand Island bridge the construction went past. The normal cut off time this morning so it's still one bridge again on the south south. Side I'm sorry I did he piece that changed -- it's not a I I -- I'm I'm now gonna call on the Jim Kelly Thurman Thomas -- -- -- Bruce -- bridges for bridges for names but there's only two bridges I don't -- but does all the work is for all southbound south. Northbound south's northbound it's up I. -- a -- and honesty. Red blue yellow and -- The rhetoric got the red bridges closed I look at it and it anyway this stuff -- the bridge southbound is closed on 930. Spoke very. John in the Roy your -- with -- right ahead. Hey guys I don't know. Good good a ball. I have a question about. Does kind of act tense and at all man I don't know widely PP -- Kawika Mitchell and that -- disk space scientist -- -- -- five year contract worth 25 million believe. I think he has one good Super Bowl game and they thought that he was going to be done and I record that they needed. This guy has been hurt the last several. Years now he's playing behind Andre Davis -- -- again. I mean why don't they just -- -- with this guy and save money wire they keep in -- -- on the team all. Let me know your films about Kawika Mitchell -- very much. Paul my guess is that if the bill started winning -- be the kind of guy that people point to as a veteran who knows what it takes to win -- -- -- broad -- there was because he's got a Super Bowl and and this franchise could use a couple of guys that ranks even if they're not necessarily -- his visit like that -- -- Yeah and had a good game of the bill still when he played with -- these Gordon you know. They could've gotten through all of that to Nam. He's been very average. -- get a big play against the chargers will be back -- -- bills were we thought they were good month five and one he he locked up the game I interceptions so. I don't accuses that is used just described. But he's been averages rate. My guess is that they had a better defensive line to be pretty good. Yeah I think I think whatever it was people of the you know he lived up to that kind of money bill. But. It's -- described he does that intangibles you know you're looking for badgering you have a young team. You're looking for -- to show them the way. I think it bite you played better than but I don't think you and god awful either I mean he's he's been average. Here's July I liked Kawika Mitchell -- Indonesia and when he was when he first got here we had a -- when he signed pollen we asked about. And how you -- Brady because of his experience in New York. -- it's not about like just got knocked him down beat the crap out of like this guy. And you know these Iraqis very average is a great way to describe it and I think when you commit -- a winning team. And you've had a super ball and -- -- -- what was a very good defense the immediate thought as your gonna come here and you're gonna be an impact guy who turns round this defense he's not that -- And that was the great defense the giants had to do so everybody probably looked better than maybe the dark because they played very well of the group. On the -- comes to buffalo work that felt it was -- what they have it would giant and he has looked as. Pardon me. The run defense Paul I know we -- we talked about the pass rush and all this stuff haven't spent a lot of time I don't think in the pre season. Quizzing you about the bills' run defense which left a lot to be desired last season. And -- Very big test literally and figuratively on Sunday against the dolphins and their backs. In this new defensive scheme how do you think the run defense stacks up as they that could be real big problem here. They -- could be in more personal Posluszny stop overrunning plays. Publicist but I saw him in the pre season. Office with having it to linebackers in the middle or whatever but. You know and and he -- the habits that these -- here. You know all the sudden he's somebody locks and -- been -- backwards -- not. You know if it's it's been like if he can he get off setup block shadow blocking it to a it actually all carrier. In you know in many -- -- do it sometimes but in many cases -- I see him being pushed back especially near the goal line. I see him get blown up a couple of times and then you know just what I was -- -- you know what skepticism and other than last year. Does make it the way they did start shedding some blocks but he does it looking good and got hurt. But Bob Mitchell getting hurt there's another guy that you know just when it but it was gonna go well formed many got hurt and so I think -- -- year for him that they wanna stop the run I think you know he's got to leave the way for us this club because. You know he's going to be have to move around and get to that all of -- himself tied up the -- on the ground. Paul Allen what does he also by the way is a part of buffalo football Monday he would be joining us. Monday morning at 8 o'clock 8030550. To grab a line Brandon in buffalo hero -- go right ahead. -- -- -- All of this wondered -- outside linebacker position on it's it's great that. Tell it probably won't be a great cover linebacker when it comes recovered items. And I remember Brian scoutmaster community could be your grades on Hillary recovered those items when we played. I'm -- that -- good site and was ordered Bryant got might be one of those guys this year that comes -- and maybe children. -- cover situations. -- Packers and getting you know. A lot of that's -- the safety -- over the site. Yeah I think -- outside linebacker position in Tora Bora means in the backup of Miami. He even went in there so. Mom I'm we have really seen enough but I -- -- say double speak for him but yup I did not enough of them yet to make the decision. Whether I think he's a good player bad wired nice pick up whatever. And -- -- looking good there were pretty antsy about Sunday so. But at least. Yes some experience at linebacker he's the only one of old group. So if that's the only reason why I'd like him out there just because he says explicitly that -- defensive and -- in the position. -- -- joining us here on football Friday again Paul's gonna be on the pregame show Sunday's going to be on football Monday Paul pretty much beyond the station almost nonstop. For like the next eight months. Paula is always a pleasure. Chatting football with you sir enjoy your weekend and I'll talk to -- the pregame show. Baseball -- report -- us brought you by west her shabby in Hamburg and an Orchard Park. 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