Previews, not reviews as Buffalo Bills opener approaches

Beating Detroit ideally won’t be 2017’s zenith, but enjoy the moment just in case.  I already forgot the quarterback’s name who led the Buffalo Bills to a stirring preseason coda.  A win led by everyone who was cut may not Continue reading Previews, not reviews as Buffalo Bills opener approaches

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Gets One More Chance

There’s so much time for speculation about careers that are over so quickly.  The offseason’s endlessness is why the NFL should heed my proposal to triple the season’s length.  Short of an awesome 48-game schedule where new games gloriously begin Continue reading Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Gets One More Chance

Buffalo Bills Are Building on the Ground

There aren’t many subtle drafts.  But there aren’t many teams transforming themselves like the Buffalo Bills, either.  By all accounts, the gang plans to seize control by grinding out wins on offense.  In lieu of emphasizing elegant passing, they’re out Continue reading Buffalo Bills Are Building on the Ground

Waiting Their Turn Pays Off for Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills were set up to make it worth waiting until the next day to draft.  They already got almost 1,000 yards out of 2015’s top pick through wormhole magic, so picking for the first time in the second Continue reading Waiting Their Turn Pays Off for Buffalo Bills

2015 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills Have Flexibility to Draft for Need and Talent

The debate between drafting to address needs versus going for the best available player will last longer than Fred Jackson’s effectiveness.  It’s to football fans what arguing about the new lightsaber’s design is to Star Wars nerds.  Some of us Continue reading 2015 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills Have Flexibility to Draft for Need and Talent

2015 NFL Draft: To No Surprise, Buffalo Bills Seem Ready to Deal

Who will the Buffalo Bills draft at 50th?  Or maybe before? Or maybe after?  The ability of NFL teams to exchange resources complicates everything.  Guesses about who they’ll add is challenging enough before general managers start trading.  The difficulty is Continue reading 2015 NFL Draft: To No Surprise, Buffalo Bills Seem Ready to Deal

Success for the Buffalo Bills Will Start In The Trenches

Football success starts up front, even if it’s oddly the hardest place to notice.  Dominating the chaos at the line opens opportunities for more glamorous plays by linebackers or rushers.  Viewers naturally focus on the handoff recipient covering tremendous territory, Continue reading Success for the Buffalo Bills Will Start In The Trenches

Building the Bills Roster the Steelers Way

Doug Whaley is entering year two as the Buffalo Bills’ general manager, but he’s been with the team since 2010. Since joining the team, Whaley has brought over philosophies from his previous employer, the Pittsburgh Steelers. There’s no denying that Continue reading Building the Bills Roster the Steelers Way