No End Zone Yet, But Buffalo Bills Touch Down in Playoffs

A Buffalo Bills fan born Monday has never seen a playoff game.  The agony drags on daily.  Will that poor kid ever know anything but disappointment?  Older folks are still waiting for the first touchdown in an elimination game since Continue reading No End Zone Yet, But Buffalo Bills Touch Down in Playoffs

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

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?

Plenty of Anger to Go Around As Buffalo Bills Sink Like Usual

Variety can be overrated.  I watched A Charlie Brown Christmas last week even though I knew the ending.  But the same story is only fun if good prevails.  By contrast, the New England Patriots chop down what they thought was Continue reading Plenty of Anger to Go Around As Buffalo Bills Sink Like Usual

Reversing an entire era of Buffalo Bills football

It’s been a tough football century.  Sure, there’s over 80 percent of it left for teams I like to learn useful scoring and halting techniques.  But the trend line has barely inched upward to inspire irrational hopefulness.  The patient remains Continue reading Reversing an entire era of Buffalo Bills football

Like the City of Buffalo, Time For Bills To Get Ahead

If the highs and lows even out, Buffalo Bills fans are in for good news.  It has to come soon.  Right? Unfortunately, my research indicates there’s no rule that teams have to ultimately get to an even record.  At the same Continue reading Like the City of Buffalo, Time For Bills To Get Ahead

2015 NFL Free Agency: Terry Pegula Out To Change How Buffalo Bills Do Things

Maybe Buffalo sports fans are supposed to be learning patience.  There’s not much of a choice.  Waiting for improvement is an unavoidably popular hobby connected to cheering for the Bills and Sabres.  But backers may no longer have to participate in Continue reading 2015 NFL Free Agency: Terry Pegula Out To Change How Buffalo Bills Do Things

Making a Playoff Appearance Not Enough for Buffalo Bills

An infuriating decision that doomed a competitor to runner-up status distracted from persistent disappointment for a team that again watched.  Seeing cheaters prosper made this another painful Super Bowl for Buffalo Bills fans accustomed to life on the outside.  Watching Continue reading Making a Playoff Appearance Not Enough for Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills Keep Us Waiting Again

For once, the Buffalo Bills got an equal performance from both offense and defense.  Sadly, that’s not necessarily the same as an efficient one.  The squad saw inconsistency on both sides at the worst possible time, as a defense accustomed to Continue reading Buffalo Bills Keep Us Waiting Again