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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Andre Reed Will Speak Late During Ceremony

August 1st, 2014 at 6:47 PM
By Anthony Custode Jr

Andre Reed has waited nine long years to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he will need to wait a little bit longer to speak during the ceremony.

Reed will be the sixth of seven inductees to give his speech Saturday night, while former New York Giants great Michael Strahan will be last. The order of speakers during the ceremony will go as follows, per Buffalobills.com:

1. Derrick Brooks
2. Claude Humphrey
3. Aeneas Williams
4. Walter Jones
5. Ray Guy
6. Andre Reed
7. Michael Strahan

Reed has waited long enough to get the call that he finally made it to the Hall of Fame, so waiting a little bit longer to give his speech shouldn't be too bad for him. Reed was honored last night on the NFL Network with a special documentary that highlighted his life and road to the Hall of Fame. In that special, he spoke about how honored he was, but that the day would be bitter-sweet, as his father, who passed away, would not be there to celebrate with him.

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Primary Bids for Sale of Buffalo Bills Indicate Terry Pegula Has Major Advantage

July 31st, 2014 at 8:51 PM
By Anthony Custode Jr

Jon Bon Jovi's dream of ripping the Buffalo Bills away from its fans and placing it in Toronto may be living on a prayer, literally.

Yesterday marked the deadline for primary bids for those seriously interested in owning the franchise, and current Buffalo Sabres owner put Bon Jovi's group of deceitful beings to shame. At least that's what the initial reports are.

Pegula reportedly put a bid in for the Bills somewhere near the $1.3 billion mark, where Bon Jovi's group came in at $1.2 billion, which may be their maximum bid. Pegula still has the assets to bolster his bid if need be, but the early indications are that the Toronto group has nothing left. That, when combined with reports that Bon Jovi and his group have been to several Canadian locations with stadium intents, could put a damper on their plans to relocate the Bills to Canada's landfill, and here's why.

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Buffalo Bills Sign Fred Jackson to Contract Extension, Lose Nigel Bradham to Suspension

July 30th, 2014 at 7:20 PM
By Anthony Custode Jr

The Buffalo Bills had a day mixed with good news and bad news as training camp progressed.

Earlier today, the NFL announced that the league has suspended linebacker Nigel Bradham for the first game of the regular season for substance abuse. Bradham is the expected replacement for injured linebacker Kiko Alonso, who will miss the entire season with a torn ACL.

The suspension for Bradham comes as a shock to many, even the player himself. Bradham spoke to the media after practice today and shed a little light on his situation.

“It’s related to what happened last year,” Bradham told Buffalobills.com. “The commissioner said I wasn’t disciplined from the NFL last year so I guess it rolls over into this year. Everything was dismissed and I’m not in a substance abuse program or anything. Since everything was dismissed it’s kind of shocking and kind of disappointing that it came back again. I tried to appeal it but the appeal was declined.”

The league is known for its harsh rulings, unless a player physically assaults a woman, in public, while being videotaped. Still, Bradham will miss Buffalo's season opener against the Chicago Bears, and will be eligible to return to the team the next day. He will be able to participate in all preseason activities, however.

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Former Buffalo Bills Linebacker and NFL Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Comments on Bills Development

July 29th, 2014 at 8:28 PM
By Mike Matisz

The Buffalo Bills changed their practice schedule Monday because of the severe rains that were falling during the day in the Rochester area. 

When the team decided to make Monday a night practice, that opened the camp up to media, fans and even some visitors.

One such visitor was former NFL head coach and Buffalo Bills linebacker Marty Schottenheimer. 

Schottenheimer made an appearance on local radio with host John Murphy to talk about the Bills and their upcoming season. Schottenheimer mentioned how he felt about the team from both an offensive and defensive point of view as he watched the practice.

“I think if you’re a Bills fan, you’ve got to be very excited," Schottenheimer said. "Every time you look at a football team, the first thing people look at is the quarterback. I was so extremely impressed tonight with EJ (Manuel). I just thought he was terrific in accuracy and velocity. I think it’s an opportunity for these Bills fans to get behind this football team because I think they’re going to be very good.”

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Mario Williams Intent on Improving Buffalo Bills, not Worried About Stats

July 28th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
By Richard N. Wade II

When the Buffalo Bills signed Mario Williams to a six-year, $100 million contract prior to the 2012 season, he was expected to rescue them from the abyss of National Football League futility.

In the two years since signing the richest contract in team history, Williams has produced 23.5 sacks and earned a pro bowl nomination in 2013. The Bills however have not improved, registering three consecutive 6-10 seasons, running their playoff-less streak to 14 consecutive seasons.

"Football is a complete and ultimate team sport. No matter what level of talent you bring in, its not one individual," Williams said. "I said it then: You can't have one person completely change the whole culture. It can never be one person, no matter how great you are."

The Buffalo Bills finished second in the NFL in both sacks and interceptions, finishing with 57 and 23 respectively. Those stats don't really matter much to Mario Williams and his fellow teammates on defense. His objective for the upcoming season is clear.

"Win football games," Williams said. " It's that simple."

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