A Little Better Each Week Helps Buffalo Bills a Lot

Letting a team they had beaten stick around is one way to stay humble. The Buffalo Bills created drama for the home opener, which was a superficially magnanimous gesture they could’ve skipped. A bit too much cockiness led to a recalculation. Continue reading A Little Better Each Week Helps Buffalo Bills a Lot

Godmothers of BillsMafia: Bengals at Bills Postgame Report

What a home opener it was when the Bengals came to town on Sunday. It started with Bills fans celebrating the life of Ezra Castro, aka/Pancho Billa, before the game. The Bills dominated the first half and provided another heart-failure-inducing-come-from-behind Continue reading Godmothers of BillsMafia: Bengals at Bills Postgame Report

Bills did just enough against the Bengals

Every Monday morning, NFL fans in eight or ten cities study the stats, rewatch the video and listen to the commentary about how their team let a game get away from them.  Fans in eight or ten other cities continue Continue reading Bills did just enough against the Bengals

View From The Geezer’s Chair: Bengals at Bills Postgame Report

Well that was ugly/exciting/pulse pounding/exasperating and a victory. I don’t think they’ll give it back. There are times this team really looks like it has what it takes to be good both on offense and defense but there are maddeningly Continue reading View From The Geezer’s Chair: Bengals at Bills Postgame Report

View From The Geezer’s Chair: Bengals at Bills Pregame Report

So are we starting to get a little giddy yet? Have you caught yourself drifting ahead to Week 4 and beyond? Yea, me too. This is surely NOT part of the “process” so hopefully the team doesn’t do it. It’s Continue reading View From The Geezer’s Chair: Bengals at Bills Pregame Report

Godmothers of BillsMafia: Bengals at Bills Pregame Report

While we all feel great about the Buffalo Bills 2-0 record at their home away from home, MetLife Stadium, it’s on to the Cincinnati Bengals and the home opener at New Era Field on Sunday. Though it’s tempting to dwell Continue reading Godmothers of BillsMafia: Bengals at Bills Pregame Report

Jersey Shored as Buffalo Bills Finally Flee Garden State

Nobody asks which two teams the Buffalo Bills have beaten.  Well, I suppose they might, so I should stop fibbing.  But the question still fails to influence statistics. There’s no qualifying wins by noting how many flames were emanating from Continue reading Jersey Shored as Buffalo Bills Finally Flee Garden State

Jets Even More Wretched If That Makes Buffalo Bills Feel Better

Take comfort in someone suffering worse than you.  Football is about each particular franchise’s peculiar struggles, including being abysmal enough to make those having merely rotten years feel grateful by comparison.  The Buffalo Bills may be The Big Bang Theory Continue reading Jets Even More Wretched If That Makes Buffalo Bills Feel Better

Eric Wood Shifts Into Retirement As Buffalo Bills Lose Their Center

The aching is worse the more you care.  Sports provide valuable life lessons, if not always fun ones.  But being sad at a career’s end just means you enjoyed the during part.  The human element a favorite player’s retirement about Continue reading Eric Wood Shifts Into Retirement As Buffalo Bills Lose Their Center

Don’t Wake Up From Dreaming BillsMafia!

This feels like there should be a parade. I’ve been hanging out on Delaware Avenue for days. Could someone bring more flasks? It’s 10 degrees in Buffalo, which is the warmest place on Earth. Why not overindulge a bit? Alka-Seltzer Continue reading Don’t Wake Up From Dreaming BillsMafia!