Two teams, one city, two different directions

The moniker “One Buffalo” has never been tested more than it’s being tested right now. One team is on the rise with a future so bright you have to wear shades. The other is a convoluted mess so far down Continue reading Two teams, one city, two different directions

Buffalo Bills on Course Even If Sailing Behind AFC’s Elite

Second-guessing is the first hobby of restless fans.  There’s no better way to spend the ghastly championship bye week dissecting just why a favorite team doesn’t have to fret about the possible burden of planning a parade.  The Pro Bowl Continue reading Buffalo Bills on Course Even If Sailing Behind AFC’s Elite

Astro’s “Pick-Six” For February

Just like we did over the holidays, it’s time to pick six prospective players at each of the Bills’ nine picks. We’ll do this based on player value, fit with the Bills’ archetype, positional need, and work ethic. My “Pick Continue reading Astro’s “Pick-Six” For February

Best Prep for Senior Bowl: Astro’s BillsMafia ‘War Chart’

There is scouting and then there is ‘Astro-Scouting’. No one… and I mean NO ONE scouts the Buffalo Bills options leading up to any given NFL draft like our dear friend, ‘The Dean’ Kindig. His notes are called ‘AstroNotes’ for Continue reading Best Prep for Senior Bowl: Astro’s BillsMafia ‘War Chart’

Brian Daboll Must Coordinate More Points for Buffalo Bills

Football coaches are employed to predict the future.  A coordinator must figure what a defense will do and put his guys elsewhere.  If a career in football sounds fun, try knowing where safeties will align without having time to consult Continue reading Brian Daboll Must Coordinate More Points for Buffalo Bills

Danyel brings her best ‘MommaGrizz’ while Mafia Mavens talk sports psychology, playoffs, Antonio Brown

Sometimes the best part of a podcast is the unexpected interruption. This week Danyel showed us why she earned the nickname ‘MommaGrizz’ after her daughter broke in while we were recording our podcast. I thought she should leave the unedited Continue reading Danyel brings her best ‘MommaGrizz’ while Mafia Mavens talk sports psychology, playoffs, Antonio Brown

Perseverance key to survival as fan of Buffalo Sports

Those of us who choose to affiliate with the Buffalo Bills and Sabres spent the first two decades of this century with our ‘fanhood’ in cold storage. While our beloved teams found new ways to torture us, we found ways Continue reading Perseverance key to survival as fan of Buffalo Sports

Late Playoff Absence Should Motivate Truant Buffalo Bills

We know conditions are good when people kvetch about trifling issues. Thoroughly comfortable social media brats use pocket computers that make life a doddle to explain why life is an oppressive hellhole. Not one of us complaining about how slowly GIFs load Continue reading Late Playoff Absence Should Motivate Truant Buffalo Bills