The Intangibles: Marquise Goodwin and Using Social Media To Improve Player/Fan Interactions

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Social media websites are both a blessing and curse. They allow access to an entirely different dimension of communicating with professional sports players, celebrities, and others. Twitter in particular is an interesting platform in that it puts 140 character limits Continue reading

The Intangibles: Cranky Coaches And Players Breathe Life Into Moribund Buffalo Bills

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This old fan was thrilled to see tempers flare as the Bills wrapped up training camp at St. John Fisher College on Wednesday and Thursday. Setting aside all the politically correct statements about how there is no place for fighting Continue reading

The Intangibles: Is Doug Marrone Suffering Second-Year Syndrome?

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The second year for most NFL head coaches is generally a treacherous time. After a honeymoon period during their first year, the second year for most NFL head coaches is all about getting results. Similar to what happens with players Continue reading

Observations After Preseason Game #2: Buffalo Bills At Carolina Panthers

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The following are some observations made (in no particular order) after watching the Bills hold on desperately to secure their first victory of the preseason last night, 20-18. The game featured typical preseason fare; rusty routes, inconsistent blocking by offensive Continue reading

Training Camp Intangibles: July 31st

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Yesterday, it was the Bills offense that put on a great show at training camp. EJ Manuel continued to show steady improvement, and the offense came back with a vengeance in the red zone. Wide receivers Sammy Watkins, Mike Williams and Continue reading

Training Camp Intangibles: Wednesday, July 30th

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Although I was only able to watch the first part of practice because of the rain delay, it was enough to observe some positive development over the three practices I’ve attended this week. Overall, the trend line looks up, with Continue reading

Training Camp Intangibles: Monday, July 28th

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If a smartphone were really that smart, why would it go off like a siren in the middle of the night? Apparently in Western New York, it happens to alert people when hazardous events are occurring, such as the thunderstorm Continue reading