Last Chance for Buffalo Bills to Break Pattern

Ugh: it’s the Patriots.  Cartoonish villainousness always prevails in the unwelcome kind of life lesson.  Can’t evil lose occasionally?  The story never changes, which is like Dick Dastardly and Mutley winning every Wacky Race.  Deviousness is rewarded in this very fair Continue reading Last Chance for Buffalo Bills to Break Pattern

Relevant Bills head to New England for AFCE showdown

Merry Christmas, to us! T’was the day before Christmas, and all through BuffaloLand, Bills fans were amazed, ‘cause the playoffs were at hand. Though doubters are present, as the team heads to Mass bay, Saint Belichick and the Patriots, still Continue reading Relevant Bills head to New England for AFCE showdown

Why Alex Guerrero presents problems for Patriots

Fans of 31 NFL teams were treated to an early Christmas surprise this week when it was announced Tom Brady’s  “medicine man” Alex Guerrero was disinvited by Bill Belichick to fly with the New England Patriots on the road and stand on Continue reading Why Alex Guerrero presents problems for Patriots

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

Playoff scenarios for Bills create tortuous path

It might be easier to decipher a stone tablet of hieroglyphics than to outline what scenarios must take place for the Buffalo Bills to break their 17-year playoff drought, so I’ll spare you the mental gymnastics. The path to the playoffs Continue reading Playoff scenarios for Bills create tortuous path

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?

Despair Frozen As Buffalo Bills Keep Hopes Warm

I’d like to point out it didn’t snow much in the Northtowns.  Those who live on the river could’ve named individual snowflakes as Orchard Park faced an Ice Age.  Try explaining to national viewers why being adjacent to a lake Continue reading Despair Frozen As Buffalo Bills Keep Hopes Warm

Bills’ snow game victory marred by questionable play call

There’s something about lake effect snowstorms that seems to bring out the best in the Buffalo Bills and their fan base. Sunday’s 13-7 snow-filled overtime victory by the Bills over the Indianapolis Colts was memorable for many reasons –  not Continue reading Bills’ snow game victory marred by questionable play call