Astro’s Bills Mock Draft — December Edition

I’ve had two revelations after the past two games. One is we’re building for the long haul, and no short-term setback will avert GM Brandon Beane’s eyes from the ultimate prize. Beane’s Bills are set for a New Era, which Continue reading Astro’s Bills Mock Draft — December Edition

The Extra Point – Week 13: Much to be Thankful For as December Dawns

After a Thanksgiving day win more satisfying than any turkey feast, Bills fans have much to be thankful for as November turns to December. You’ll have to forgive me for continuing to use the “what are you thankful for?” gimmick Continue reading The Extra Point – Week 13: Much to be Thankful For as December Dawns

Mafia Mavens celebrate Bills win over Cowboys, more ‘wyobabble’ why culture matters

After nearly 20 years of preaching about culture and team chemistry on the Buffalo Bills Message Board (RIP) and Twitter, the Bills are finally showing the rest of the NFL why the intangibles matter. What actually makes the “whole greater Continue reading Mafia Mavens celebrate Bills win over Cowboys, more ‘wyobabble’ why culture matters

Scouting The Scouts, Part 4

In Part 3 of “Scouting The Scouts“, I mentioned two games that two Bills scouts were at, and I’ve found out that they were Brandon Beane and Assistant GM Joe Schoen! Those two games were WRs Michael Pittman’s USC Trojans Continue reading Scouting The Scouts, Part 4

Why McDermott preaches ‘love’ in a ‘macho’ sport

Among the many impressive traits Sean McDermott possesses as head coach of the Buffalo Bills, pushing cultural boundaries in the locker room might be one of the most interesting approaches I’ve seen in the NFL to date. Those who know Continue reading Why McDermott preaches ‘love’ in a ‘macho’ sport

Long distance observations from Bills’ Training Camp

With the first four open practices for the Bills in the books, I thought it might be time to take a look at some of the intangible aspects of how the Buffalo Bills are faring after their first four practices Continue reading Long distance observations from Bills’ Training Camp

Identifying How the Buffalo Bills Present Themselves

Who are the Buffalo Bills?  They’re “a professional American football team based in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area” according to an internet online website I just discovered named Wikipedia. Well, that settles it.  Still, there may be more to the Continue reading Identifying How the Buffalo Bills Present Themselves

Is ‘cultural relativism’ a key to success in the NFL?

Wut? Recall my recent post threatening to spend time during the “quiet period” examining the concept of ‘culture’ and how it may or may not relate to improving successful outcomes (winning) in the NFL. First, let’s begin by putting some Continue reading Is ‘cultural relativism’ a key to success in the NFL?

Who Were Still-Available Players For Bills in 2019 Draft?

I’m always fascinated by the psychology of a sports team’s front office. Why did they choose this player over another? What archetypal qualities led to their ultimate selections? The Bills’ front office has been through 2 1/2 draft cycles together, Continue reading Who Were Still-Available Players For Bills in 2019 Draft?

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?