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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' new regime sees Edwards as 'salvageable'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
When QB Trent Edwards was banished to the bench last season in favor of Ryan Fitzpatrick, the general belief was that his days in Buffalo were numbered. After all, he appeared to lose his confidence and struggled mightily during the ...

Bills electrify offense with addition of Spiller

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
The Bills passed on more pressing needs at quarterback and offensive tackle to give their ground game a spark with consensus No. 1 RB C.J. Spiller.

Bills still taking 'pass' on aerial upgrade

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
While their AFC East foes make blockbuster deals to improve their receiving corps, the Bills are set to enter 2010 with one of the worst wideout groups in the league.

Bills' secondary depth opens up trade possibilities

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
With such a quality collection of talent at defensive back, it opens up the possibility of Buffalo making a trade or two to add draft picks and, in turn, upgrade other positions.

Bills sign WR Jackson, re-sign CB Youboty

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Wednesday that the team has signed free-agent WR Chad Jackson and re-signed CB Ashton Youboty, a restricted free agent.

Bills re-sign six free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have re-signed restricted free agents DB George Wilson and LB Keith Ellison, exclusive rights free agents LB Jon Corto, DB Cary Harris and TE Jonathan Stupar and free agent WR Felton Huggins.

Bills content to replace T.O. with in-house WRs

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
With Terrell Owens on his way out of town and unrestricted free agent Josh Reed not being offered a contract, the Bills appear to be in serious need of help at the WR position. But instead of searching for starting ...

Bills add former Ravens DL Edwards

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Bills continued to re-shape their defense Wednesday, signing UFA DL Dwan Edwards. According to the Baltimore Sun, it's a four-year deal worth up to $18 million.

Report: Bills sign ex-Broncos ILB Davis

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Bills have made their first major move in their switch to a 3-4 defense, signing free-agent ILB Andra Davis to a two-year contract, according to Fox 31 in Denver.

New ORT Green likely to start in Buffalo

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Despite a host of needs on both sides of the ball, the Bills have been one of the quieter teams in the early part of free agency. Their lone move thus far, however, could turn out to be an important ...

Report: Bills sign ex-Raiders OT Green

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Bills have made their first noise in free agency, signing UFA OT Cornell Green to a three-year, $9 million deal on Monday, according to NFL.com.

Bills add Favorite

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed DT Marlon Favorite. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Bills won't offer contracts to Owens, Denney, Reed

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
The Bills have announced that they will not offer contracts to three of their unrestricted free agents: WR Terrell Owens, DE Ryan Denney and WR Josh Reed. The trio will be free to sign with any team in the league ...

Gailey: Bills will fit 3-4 to players

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
As more and more teams switch to the 3-4 defense, finding players to fit the alignment has become increasingly difficult. But that doesn't worry Bills head coach Chan Gailey, who has a plan of his own when it comes ...

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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