Tyrod Taylor Era Over, Or Not, For Buffalo Bills

Tyrod Taylor may be back to help conduct psychological evaluations.  The Rorschach test of quarterbacks looks different depending on the perspective.  Interpreting inkblots is a task for unsettled minds. The Buffalo Bills are locked in here with him. Having this many Continue reading Tyrod Taylor Era Over, Or Not, For Buffalo Bills

Good Triumphs Over Patriots, Bills Fans Celebrate

Life can change over one game.  Take how I went from from watching a Super Bowl with weary detachment to swearing on Philadelphia’s behalf.  Mountain Dew’s Sprite knockoff kicking in can take some of the credit.  But New England not Continue reading Good Triumphs Over Patriots, Bills Fans Celebrate

Eric Wood Shifts Into Retirement As Buffalo Bills Lose Their Center

The aching is worse the more you care.  Sports provide valuable life lessons, if not always fun ones.  But being sad at a career’s end just means you enjoyed the during part.  The human element a favorite player’s retirement about Continue reading Eric Wood Shifts Into Retirement As Buffalo Bills Lose Their Center

Thankful for Service, Buffalo Bills Get Ready to Fire

Figuring out who’s not present in a group is tricky.  It takes a true party animal to be noticed for not attending.  Our football gatherings don’t have rooting interests for now.  That’s no reason to stop celebrating.  Didn’t you hear Continue reading Thankful for Service, Buffalo Bills Get Ready to Fire

No End Zone Yet, But Buffalo Bills Touch Down in Playoffs

A Buffalo Bills fan born Monday has never seen a playoff game.  The agony drags on daily.  Will that poor kid ever know anything but disappointment?  Older folks are still waiting for the first touchdown in an elimination game since Continue reading No End Zone Yet, But Buffalo Bills Touch Down in Playoffs

Hating Rivals Only One Reason to Stick with Buffalo Bills

The Sun may be blotted out by the eternally imposing next foe.  But the Buffalo Bills feel warm for now.  Present grayness can’t make me shiver. Keeping mathematically alive is a tradition like sneaking cookies from platters you’re bringing to Continue reading Hating Rivals Only One Reason to Stick with Buffalo Bills

Jingle Bills or Santa smells for Christmas?

Yes, it’s that time of year again. For those of us NFL ‘deplorables’ whose ghosts of Christmas’ past include nearly a generation of missed playoffs – the specter of December looms large. Will this be the year we are able Continue reading Jingle Bills or Santa smells for Christmas?

Plenty of Anger to Go Around As Buffalo Bills Sink Like Usual

Variety can be overrated.  I watched A Charlie Brown Christmas last week even though I knew the ending.  But the same story is only fun if good prevails.  By contrast, the New England Patriots chop down what they thought was Continue reading Plenty of Anger to Go Around As Buffalo Bills Sink Like Usual

Reversing an entire era of Buffalo Bills football

It’s been a tough football century.  Sure, there’s over 80 percent of it left for teams I like to learn useful scoring and halting techniques.  But the trend line has barely inched upward to inspire irrational hopefulness.  The patient remains Continue reading Reversing an entire era of Buffalo Bills football

Like the City of Buffalo, Time For Bills To Get Ahead

If the highs and lows even out, Buffalo Bills fans are in for good news.  It has to come soon.  Right? Unfortunately, my research indicates there’s no rule that teams have to ultimately get to an even record.  At the same Continue reading Like the City of Buffalo, Time For Bills To Get Ahead