Kim And Terry Pegula Shine In The Face Of Adversity

Social media erupted with commentary after Aaron Kromer and Ryan O’Reilly were recently arrested in separate instances of reckless behavior. Mr. Kromer, the offensive line coach is now on paid administrative leave from the Buffalo Bills after allegedly punching out Continue reading Kim And Terry Pegula Shine In The Face Of Adversity

Darryl Talley: The Duke of Awesome Returns & How One Decision Can Change Everything

Here’s a movie pitch: Former Captain of the football team and fan favorite finally decides to open up about his own problems. Fans react with open arms, player and his family react, football team’s ownership reacts. Player goes back to Continue reading Darryl Talley: The Duke of Awesome Returns & How One Decision Can Change Everything

A Team to Fret About Is a Joy For Buffalo Bills Fans

Lots of daylight or not, these are dark times for sports fans who don’t enjoy baseball players largely standing still or race cars turning left.  Devotees of America’s real pastime are sighing through the time of year when training camp seems Continue reading A Team to Fret About Is a Joy For Buffalo Bills Fans

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

Rex Ryan-led Buffalo Bills Driven By Personality

Temperament can win football games.  Maybe.  Sure, you have to put just a little effort into it.  But a team’s character is what focuses energy.  Maintaining a style in victory is a signature of athletic success.  Said identity is naturally Continue reading Rex Ryan-led Buffalo Bills Driven By Personality

Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills Don’t Care What You Think

If you’re comfortable, you’re not risking enough.  Getting ahead should feel dangerous, especially since safety is not a trait normally associated with progress.  Weighing the reward against the potential downside should lead to concluding goals are worth some pain.  Or, Continue reading Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills Don’t Care What You Think

Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Gets One More Chance

There’s so much time for speculation about careers that are over so quickly.  The offseason’s endlessness is why the NFL should heed my proposal to triple the season’s length.  Short of an awesome 48-game schedule where new games gloriously begin Continue reading Buffalo Bills’ EJ Manuel Gets One More Chance

‘Character Issues’ Require A Different Approach In Professional Sports

One issue that stood front and center for me during the 2015 NFL draft was the preponderance of draftees with character issues. Sports analysts rightfully question the sincerity of teams, including the Buffalo Bills, regarding how they intend to handle Continue reading ‘Character Issues’ Require A Different Approach In Professional Sports

BillsMafia Fan Guide For Surviving Sudden Relevance: Do’s & Don’ts

Every once in awhile we read about someone who won the lottery and then faces a serious challenge coping with their sudden change in fortune. Although it sounds like a dream to most of us, instant wealth, celebrity, or success Continue reading BillsMafia Fan Guide For Surviving Sudden Relevance: Do’s & Don’ts

2015 NFL Draft: To No Surprise, Buffalo Bills Seem Ready to Deal

Who will the Buffalo Bills draft at 50th?  Or maybe before? Or maybe after?  The ability of NFL teams to exchange resources complicates everything.  Guesses about who they’ll add is challenging enough before general managers start trading.  The difficulty is Continue reading 2015 NFL Draft: To No Surprise, Buffalo Bills Seem Ready to Deal