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Rian Lindell

Rian Lindell - #9 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 227 lbs.
Birthday 01/20/1977
Birthplace Vancouver, WA
College Washington State
Years played 14

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
21 39 102

Bills activate DB Corto

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Bills activated DB Jon Corto to the 53-man roster on Friday and waived DB Cary Harris.

Bills' early-down struggles lead to 3rd-and-long disaster

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Bills are one of the league's worst teams on third downs, and that's mainly due to their difficulty in moving the ball on first and second downs.

Poll: Bills will be last team to win a game

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Readers of this Web site say that Buffalo will be the last team to win a game this season, according to the results of our recently concluded poll.

Lack of sacks highlights Bills' problems

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
The Bills have only six sacks, one of the many struggles the team has dealt with while switching to a 3-4 defense.

Spiller's role with Bills a work in progress

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Although Fred Jackson is starting and Marshawn Lynch has been traded away, the role of Buffalo rookie RB C.J. Spiller is still unclear, according to AFC East Whispers.

With Lynch gone, Jackson the lead dog for Bills

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Following the Bills' trade of RB Marshawn Lynch last week, it became clear Sunday that Fred Jackson would take over as the team's primary ballcarrier.

Bills activate TE Nelson, waive OLB Ellis

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Bills activated TE Shawn Nelson to their 53-man roster on Monday and waived OLB Chris Ellis.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Jags send Bills to 0-5 with 36-26 win

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Once David Garrard cleaned up his mistakes, the quarterback led the Jacksonville Jaguars to a comeback 36-26 win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills, who at 0-5 are off to their worst start in 25 years.

Offensive line not aiding Bills

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Bills' offensive line has been very poor in 2010, especially in pass blocking, one of the major reasons the team has struggled on the season.

Bills LB Ellison, S Scott out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Knee injuries will force Bills LB Keith Ellison and S Bryan Scott to miss Buffalo's Week Five game against the Jaguars.

Bills-Jaguars blacked out in Buffalo

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
The Bills have announced that their Week Five game vs. the Jaguars will be blacked out on local TV, as they have about 12,000 unsold tickets for Sunday's game.

Report: Jackson to replace Lynch as starter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson will take over departed RB Marshawn Lynch's starting spot in the Buffalo backfield, according to an ESPN report.

Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to trade RB Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks for a 2011 fourth-round draft choice and a conditional choice in 2012, according to Fox Sports. To make room for Lynch, Seattle released veteran RB Julius Jones.

Bills sign OL Wrotto

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills signed OL Mansfield Wrotto to their 53-man roster on Monday. Wrotto was signed to the team's practice squad on Oct. 1.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Lindell had a season-high four field goals in the Buffalo Bills' 19-14 over Miami on Thursday night.||||||| Lindell has converted 10 field goals - on 11 attempts - over the last four games after making three in his first six.
Posted Feb. 07, 2012
The Bills have re-signed kicker Rian Lindell.||||||| Lindell was re-signed before he was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent next month. He returns for a 10th season in Buffalo, where he is the team's second leading scorer with 878 career points. Lindell had played in 180 straight games before being sidelined by a season-ending shoulder injury in November.
Posted Nov. 13, 2011
Lindell's season is over after the 12-year veteran was placed on injured reserve a month after breaking a bone in his right shoulder.||||||| Lindell missed four games and became the ninth Bills regular to be placed on IR. Journeyman Dave Rayner has taken over the kicking duties after being signed on Nov. 8, two days after Lindell was hurt making a diving tackle in a 27-11 loss to the New York Jets.
Posted Nov. 06, 2011
Lindell hurt his right shoulder making a tackle in a 27-11 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday and his status is uncertain.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey didn't have a full update on Lindell's injury following the game, except to confirm the player was having tests on his shoulder.
Posted Nov. 07, 2010
Lindell has missed an extra point attempt against the Bears that ends his streak of extra points at 321 - the fourth longest in NFL history.||||||| Lindell's attempt following Fred Jackson's 4-yard touchdown in the third quarter Sunday was blocked by the Bears' Israel Idonije. The lineman came through the middle of the line and knocked the kick down with his arm. It was Lindell's first extra-point miss since he entered the league in 2001, the longest streak to start a career in NFL history. Matt Stover has the record with 422 consecutive extra points from 1996-2009.

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