About Erik Smeal

Born and raised in Buffalo NY. Army Veteran. Die hard Bills and Sabres fan for 30 years.

How much can the Bills offense improve in 2019?

For eight of the first nine games in 2018, the Bills offense was historically bad. Just about everything that could have went wrong did. They were forced to start their rookie quarterback in week two after an awful performance during Continue reading How much can the Bills offense improve in 2019?

It’s time for the Bills and Josh Allen to start silencing the critics.

Every year around this time, the hopeful optimistic fan base known as Bills Mafia welcomes the start of the season with a glass half full approach. Whether it comes from new coaching hires such as Rex Ryan, new free agent Continue reading It’s time for the Bills and Josh Allen to start silencing the critics.

Bills continue off-season approach of building trenches in the draft.

After a 2018 season that featured a severe weakness in the offensive line, Brandon Beane made it his priority to overhaul the unit. During free agency the Bills signed six new players (Spencer Long, Mitch Morse, Ty Nsekhe, John Feliciano, Continue reading Bills continue off-season approach of building trenches in the draft.

Potential options for Bills with ninth overall pick in 2019 NFL Draft

With less than a month until the draft, the Bills have some options in regards to their first round pick. In recent interviews, Brandon Beane suggested the Bills don’t “need” to be in the top ten, which hints to a Continue reading Potential options for Bills with ninth overall pick in 2019 NFL Draft

Despite lack of “big splash”, Bills still make plenty of waves in free agency

The NFL “legal tampering” period for free agency began on Monday. As Bills fans eagerly awaited news of potential signings, things got off to a slow start. The first player that was reported to be joining the Bills was cornerback Continue reading Despite lack of “big splash”, Bills still make plenty of waves in free agency

Tempering Expectations during a thin 2019 Free Agent Class

It’s finally over and most Bills fans knew 2018 would be a season they would have to “get through”. In order to clear the deck financially, the Bills chose to clear out most of the “bad” contracts in order to Continue reading Tempering Expectations during a thin 2019 Free Agent Class

Filling the leadership role after the Kyle Williams Era.

In one announcement, Sunday’s game turned from a meaningless week-17 game with no playoff implications into a signature game for past, present, and future. Kyle Williams, a 13 year staple in a revolving door franchise, announced he would be retiring Continue reading Filling the leadership role after the Kyle Williams Era.