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Tallinder back in Buffalo: Regier Makes Trading into Art Form Again

Darcy Regier deserves some credit here. He gets a veteran left handed former Sabre blue liner for 1 season, a 2nd round pick, a right handed NHL defenseman, all for a minor leaguer and Andre...

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A friendly wager on the selection of QBs (over/under) in Rounds 1 and 2 of 2013 NFL Draft

Thought I would offer a friendly version of the over/under wager to kill some time and offer some relief between now and the first two rounds of the draft. Below I offer a survey poll for the...

do the bills need to go QB in round 1?

some nfl experts think the situation was largely mismanaged last yr and fitz is not the major issue this offseason. these two commentators employed by cbs sports take issue with the rumbler conventional wisdom that QB should be number 1 focus in draft.

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I Just Had a Wonderful Realization about the Head Coach Sweepstakes

Actually, I have two wonderful realizations. First, I am convinced we will outbid for any Head Coach we really want, so the money issue will not be an issue except in a pro Bills kinda way. The...

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Uncommon QB Comparisons and Career Trajectories: The Superstar and The Fitz

During his first five seasons as an NFL starting QB playing in all 80 games, this player threw 100 interceptions, an average of 1.25 interceptions per game, or 20 interceptions per season. During...

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Frustrated with NFL Schedulers: Bills are Only Team w/4 Home Games Left In Their Season

There are lots of reasons to be frustrated with the season so far. But perhaps the only reason that makes you wonder about the inequity of the league (aside from the officiating itself) is the way...

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Maybe We Have Missed the Elephant in the Room All Along: Fitz as Mad Bomber

I was reading another news site talking about the recent loss to the Colts, and they showed three long passes that Fitz attempted against Indy. One missed to CJ Spiller. The ball was roughly a 30...

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The Chan Gailey Ride Has Officially Ended: He Cannot Win the Little Big Ones

It has been an interesting ride. Supporters were many in the early days, but many of those supporters have been lost over the course of the past several weeks. This is surprising in the sense that...

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Revisiting the Quality of the Bills Offense: Team Has Already Played Against 4 of Top 8 Defenses in the NFL

Top 10 defenses in points allowed. San Francisco 49ers 9 14.1 292.1 95.3 196.8 6 0 6 1 373 48 17.0 Chicago Bears 9 14.8 307.3 92.3 215.0 19 ...

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Worst 2012 Media Analyst of the Buffalo Bills: Jerry Sullivan Wins the 1st Annual Simonpure Prize

Looking through some old clips I had saved from the preseason, I found this gem of an exchange between local news columnist Jerry Sullivan and a fan during his weekly chat at BuffaloNews.Com. The...

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Fitz's Greatest Weakness: Throwing Wide Left and Wide Right

The situational statistics after nine games show Fitz to be a better passer when leading or tied than when behind, and his best passing quarters are the 2nd and 3rd quarters. What I found most...

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Maybe Some Bickering Bills Would Win More Games

After Stevie Johnson broke the code of not questioning authority in his Tuesday remarks to the press regarding why the final pass was thrown to a rookie who had allegedly never rehearsed the route...

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The New Beginning or The Beginning of the End of the Fitz Era Starts Now

It is not easy being a starting QB in the NFL. The league has, mistakenly in my view, created a game where the QB is often the most important player on the field. Because of the rules changing to...

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Bills Fans, Repeated Traumatic Loss Syndrome (RTLS), and Bye Week Therapy

It has been a concern of mine for sometime now: I am troubled by my own inner psychic battles, and those of my fellow Bills fans, from trying to cope with defeats on Sundays. I remember the...

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Running the Ball First is Winning Football In the Buffalo Wild, Even with Safeties in the Box

I need to get a few things off of my chest, in order that my comments here are put into perspective as it relates to Chan Gailey and the Buffalo Bills offense. Let me start by saying that, having...

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NFL Miracles Do Happen: Defensively Challenged Titans Take Down The Steel Curtain

I did not have the pleasure of watching the game, having caught a few minutes on the radio during the first half. But after I saw the final results, I thought it might be useful to remind folks...

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Ignoring the Facts in the Face of Bills' Scoring Machine? It's the Defense, Stupid!

Why is it the Bills are the 6th highest scoring team in the NFL and the Bills have given up more points than all but 3 teams in the NFL? What is going on? How is this possible? The team is...

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When Enough is Enough: Get an Officials' Deal Done Now

It has been a sore point for me since before the regular season began. I do not like people who are cheap, especially rich people who are cheap when it comes to player safety and the integrity of...

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Chan Run the Darn Ball Gailey: Born Again Offense In Buffalo? Or a Brief Pause in Pass Happiness?

It is not often one is able to bear witness to transformative change. Today, during the first half of the Buffalo Bills' home opener against the Kansas City Chiefs, we witnessed a potentially...

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Nix Stresses Fitz Will Stop Throwing INTs on WGR Radio

There is a commitment at OBD to stop throwing interceptions, according to Buddy Nix, Bills GM, in an 8am interview Friday September 14, 2012 on WGR Radio. Mark this Vow to Eliminate Picks in your...

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Thoughts on Super Mario's Postgame Interview: Love his Passion

There has been a wave of strong criticism directed towards Mario Williams following the Bills' humiliating defeat at the hands (no pun intended) of the NY Jets. Below I discuss what has not been...

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Revisiting the Run First Offense: Why it Makes Sense Sunday

I cannot say i write this strategic vision because I believe it will happen, but I do hope it will happen. And even if it does not get expressed in terms of the percentages I prefer, I still think...

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What Don't Ya Know: A John Clayton Revelation

Been searching for some stimulation of late, struggling to find material that helps me develop an angle on the Buffalo Bills 2012 prospects. Of course, being a believer in Fitz and Chix, I am...

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Cloud 9, Leadership, and the Buffalo Bills 2012 Campaign: Something Special Going On

One of the wonderful aspects about being a Buffalo Bills fan in the 2nd decade of the 21st century is this: we not only have the Buffalo News increasing its coverage of the team, and we not only...

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The Return of the Running Back(s): Revisiting the Road to the Super Bowl

One of the most fascinating aspects of the NFL is how the league has gone about creating more opportunities for the passing game. Not surprisingly, the rise of the passer-friendly NFL coincides...

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Beyond the Perfect Offseason: Where Do We Go From Here?

It is not often in the history of a sports franchise that one could carry out a scientific survey of fans and produce results in which the fans are close to 100 percent satisfied with the decisions...

NFL's Culture of Violence Revisited

finding the legal grounds for profit between civilization and barbarism in america's most popular professional sport

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The Other Williams: He Should Be Banned for Life

Just had an intense learning experience of a curious fan seeking to understand the reasons behind the current indefinite suspension of former head coach and former defensive coordinator for the New...

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