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C.J. Spiller, Mario Williams say they're OK; secondary not so much

Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone needed half a minute this
afternoon to rattle off all his team's injuries.

Did not practice

  • Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (hand)
  • Wide receiver Stevie Johnson (hamstring)
  • Guard Kraig Urbik (knee)
  • Defensive end Mario Williams (ankle)
  • Defensive tackler Kyle Williams (Achilles)
  • Cornerback Stephon Gilmore (wrist)
  • Cornerback Leodis McKelvin (hamstring)
  • Cornerback Ron Brooks (foot)
  • Kicker Dustin Hopkins (groin)

Limited practice

  • Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (ankle)
  • Safety Jairus Byrd (feet)

Full practice

  • Running back C.J. Spiller (quadriceps)
  • Guard Doug Legursky (knee)

Defensive end Alex Carrington had quadriceps surgery and was
placed on season-ending injured reserve.

Spiller and Mario Williams expressed confidence they'll play
Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens in Ralph Wilson Stadium.

"The biggest thing, I wasn't hesitant," Spiller
said. "That was really going to be my biggest mental hurdle, if I was
going to be hesitant on my cut, and I wasn't. I was able to push off it.

"Still some soreness in it, not completely where I want
it to be. But I think by Sunday it'll be completely gone."

Kyle Williams had a rest day, and Marrone indicated his defensive line will remain intact.

"We're fine up front," Marrone said.

The secondary is in trouble. Marrone said, "Leodis is
in the mix still, and it's day-to-day," but safety Aaron Williams (last
year's coverage foil) and Justin Rogers (Sunday's coverage foil) were the
first-team cornerbacks in practice today.

"We're going through different combinations, different
combinations of schematics, man, zone, matchups," Marrone said. "We'll
see what gives us the best opportunity to be successful. That process is going
to be day-to-day."

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