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?

It’s time for the Bills and Josh Allen to start silencing the critics.

Every year around this time, the hopeful optimistic fan base known as Bills Mafia welcomes the start of the season with a glass half full approach. Whether it comes from new coaching hires such as Rex Ryan, new free agent Continue reading It’s time for the Bills and Josh Allen to start silencing the critics.

Buffalo Bills Try Not to Let Dreams Race Ahead

Nobody’s achieved anything yet.  I mean, some people did stuff at certain points in Earth’s history.  But much post-draft discussion is based on picturing what new acquisitions will do so vividly that the fantasy infringes on actuality.  Wait: they still Continue reading Buffalo Bills Try Not to Let Dreams Race Ahead

This Bills regime is hitting it out of the park

Finally. After decades of futility searching for the right front office, the Bills FINALLY found the right front office to take this franchise from the toilet in the basement to the penthouse suite. There, I wrote it. Feel free to Continue reading This Bills regime is hitting it out of the park