Bills Notebook: Two down, more to come

Buffalo ready to sign picks, Rosenhaus thinking ahead, Kelly's camp going strong and more...

--Flamboyant agent Drew Rosenhaus is already working on getting wide receiver Terrell Owens an extension beyond his one-year deal, saying his client is enjoying Buffalo and wouldn't mind finishing his career there. The reality, critics note, is that if Owens were to have a big season, he would jump to the team offering him the most money. He's earning $6.5 million this season. And what if he doesn't have a big year or becomes a nuisance? The Bills won't want him back. But you've got to love Rosenhaus, always thinking ahead.

--The Bills have two of their eight rookie draft picks signed but have a ways to go before getting top picks Aaron Maybin and Eric Wood done before camp opens July 25. Cornerbacks Cary Harris and Ellis Lankster, selected in the sixth and seventh rounds, respectively, have signed contracts. Lankster, who played at West Virginia, could prove to be a sleeper for the Bills. In spring drills, he collected five interceptions and seven pass breakups.

"It's a big step for me," Lankster told the Charleston Daily Mail. "The contract gets me invited to camp. It gets me a signing bonus. It gives me a chance to play NFL football."

--Organizers in Canada want to lure more Bills regular-season games to Toronto but Bills owner Ralph Wilson recently told The Associated Press he'd prefer waiting several years to determine whether the experiment of playing games north of the border is a success. If the NFL goes forward with expanding its schedule by a game or two, Toronto's Rogers Communications wants badly to land more Bills games.

"I'm sure they want another game. And who knows?" Wilson said. "I don't know whether they'll get another game or not. We'll have to see how it works out up there."

--Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, 49, recently conducted his annual football camp for kids at Ralph Wilson Stadium. It's like he never left.

"When I started this I thought I would do it 20 years and this is 22," Kelly said. "I'd like to do another 20."

--ESPN's Chris Berman told The Buffalo News he was "stunned" and "humbled" by being asked by Bills owner Ralph Wilson to be his presenter for his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

"It really came out of the blue to me," Berman said. "I've rarely been so honored or humbled as that phone call. I said, 'I'll tell you this, I'll do a helluva job for you.' "

Berman said he gave Wilson an out if he changed his mind and wanted to pick someone else. Berman said Wilson responded: "'What, did you think I didn't think about this?'"

--A former longtime employee in the Bills marketing and broadcasting department pled not guilty to charges she stole more than $70,000 from the team. Bonnie Krauss, 49, now of Corona, Calif., was charged with falsifying business documents over a period of many years for her personal use.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "I think we certainly are a better football team. We all have one common goal here and I've talked about it many times and that's playing football in deep January. We feel very good as an organization, excited where the organization is headed." -- Bills COO/GM Russ Brandon.

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