About John Samuelson

+John Samuelson is not your typical Bills fan, raised in Generation Drought, he brings a realistically optimistic viewpoint to the #BillsMafia. Enjoy the "Samuelson Slant" - his personal spin on all things Buffalo Bills.

Buffalo Bills Eliminated from Playoffs with Loss to Oakland Raiders

The Buffalo Bills were eliminated from playoff contention after a disappointing 26-24 loss to the Oakland Raiders. The loss to Oakland Sunday is a painful one because was a bit of a long shot for this team to make it, Continue reading Buffalo Bills Eliminated from Playoffs with Loss to Oakland Raiders

Buffalo Bills Sack the Pack, Win 21-13: Grading Win Over Green Bay

The Buffalo Bills defense is good enough to win a Super Bowl… Just ask Aaron Rodgers, who posted his worst passer rating of his career at 34.3 and often looked unable to R-E-L-A-X against the boys in blue. For the second-consecutive Continue reading Buffalo Bills Sack the Pack, Win 21-13: Grading Win Over Green Bay

Bills Comeback Bid Falls Short Vs. Broncos

If you had told me Saturday that the Buffalo Bills would out-gain the Denver Broncos in total offense by over 100 yards, that Kyle Orton would pass for over 300 yards while Peyton Manning was under 200 and without a Continue reading Bills Comeback Bid Falls Short Vs. Broncos

Bills Hold Off the Browns, Thwart Manziel Comeback Bid

In yet another game won primarily by the play of the Buffalo defense, the Bills were able to hold off the Browns and thwart a comeback bid by Johnny Football. The offense was able to move the ball a little, Continue reading Bills Hold Off the Browns, Thwart Manziel Comeback Bid

Grading the Bills Lackluster Prime Time Performance

I’ve had a few extra days to let the Bills lackluster prime time performance sink in and unfortunately it doesn’t make it any easier to write about. In just two weeks I’ve gone from casually optimistic about the Bills chances Continue reading Grading the Bills Lackluster Prime Time Performance

Bills Beat Themselves in 17-13 Loss to Chiefs

The Buffalo Bills couldn’t get out of their own way in their 17-13 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday. In a game in which Buffalo was ahead on the scoreboard for all but the final 9 minutes, its hard to Continue reading Bills Beat Themselves in 17-13 Loss to Chiefs

Grading the Buffalo Bills Through Nine Weeks

In grading the Buffalo Bills through nine weeks of the 2014 NFL season, I’m taking a look back at how I’ve graded the team on a week by week basis (how I would have graded them in the case of Continue reading Grading the Buffalo Bills Through Nine Weeks

Buffalo Bills Dominate the New York Jets, Team Improves to 5-3

In a game where the Buffalo Bills’ defense dominated and the offense scored the most points they have all season while improving to 5-3 on the season, my grading process was easier than usual. While the offense should have done even Continue reading Buffalo Bills Dominate the New York Jets, Team Improves to 5-3

Watkins Scores Last Second TD, Bills 17-16 Win Over the Vikings Lifts Bills Over Vikings

I honestly could write two different reports on the Bills 17-16 win over the Vikings. It was in no way a good game for the offense, at least not for the first 56 minutes and 53 seconds of action as Fred Continue reading Watkins Scores Last Second TD, Bills 17-16 Win Over the Vikings Lifts Bills Over Vikings

Pegula Era in Buffalo, Begins with a Loss

Unfortunately, the Terry and Kim Pegula era in Buffalo began with a loss to the New England Patriots by a score of 37-22. Have I mentioned I hate losing to the Patriots? Because I do. And it has happened a lot Continue reading Pegula Era in Buffalo, Begins with a Loss