The Bills have signed safety Kurt Coleman to a one year deal. The veteran replaces Rafael Bush who is retiring after 9 seasons. Coleman most recently was with the Saints. He played for Sean McDermott with both the Eagles and Panthers. COLEMAN ADDS DEPTH TO THE BACKFIELD BEHIND JORDAN POYER AND MICAH HYDE. EXPECT MORE ROSTER MOVES NOW THAT TRAINING CAMP IS UNDERWAY. WELCOMING KURT TO TOWN, WE LOOK FOR HIM TO CONTRIBUTE ON THE FIELD AS 1BUFFALO.
A spirit of optimism pervades the Bills organization as training camp opens. This may well be a breakout year capped by a return to the playoffs. Josh Allen has matured into the franchise quarterback with a pro season under his belt. OFFSEASON PERSONNEL MOVES HAVE PROVIDED THE TALENT AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO BUILD A CONTENDER. GENERAL MANAGER BRANDON BEANE DRAFTED WISELY AND SIGNED OUTSTANDING FREE AGENTS. ENERGIZED BY THE HOPEFUL NEW BEGINNING AS CAMP STARTS, WE CLOSE RANKS AS 1BUFFALO.
Bills players and coaches are reporting to training camp. Action gets underway tomorrow at Saint John Fisher College in suburban Rochester. All eyes will be on Josh Allen. With added protection and receivers, he is poised for a major breakout. THE BILLS ARE POTENTIALLY A CONTENDING TEAM. THE DRAFTING OF ED OLIVER, SIGNING OF MITCH MORSE, AND MATURING OF TREMAINE EDMUNDS ARE KEY PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENTS. LOOKING FOR THE SQUAD TO COME TOGETHER, WE AWAIT A SEASON OF GOOD FOOTBALL AS 1BUFFALO.
With training camp about to open, attention turns to playoff prospects. Can the Bills possibly win the division? The Patriots have dominated the AFC East in 16 of the last 18 seasons. Our last division title was 24 years ago in 1995. NEW ENGLAND IS LIKELY TO REMAIN A POWERHOUSE FOR THE DURATION OF TOM BRADYS CAREER. HE HAS PERHAPS 3 REMAINING SEASONS BEFORE RETIREMENT. IF THE OFFENSIVE LINE AND RECEIVER CORPS COME TOGETHER AROUND JOSH ALLEN, THE BILLS HAVE A SHOT AT A WILDCARD BERTH. THAT IS THE MORE LIKELY SCENARIO. LOOKING FOR A RETURN TO THE PLAYOFFS, WE HOPE BEYOND HOPE AS 1BUFFALO.
Josh Allen and Kyle Williams competed in a recent golf classic. The tournament was held in Nevada and featured standout athletes. Williams called it a great bonding experience. SINCE RETIRING FROM FOOTBALL KYLE HAS BEEN HITTING THE LINKS. HE SPOKE OF THE COMRADERY WITH FELLOW PLAYERS IN THE SPORT. GRATEFUL FOR HIS HIS CONTINUING CONNECTION WITH THE GAME, WE WISH HIM WELL AS 1BUFFALO.
Training camp opens on Friday at Saint John Fisher College in suburban Rochester. Players and coaches will assemble for workouts and practices. All eyes will be on quarterback sensation Josh Allen entering his second pro year. OFFSEASON PLAYER JOCKEYING HAS RESULTED IN AN IMPROVED LINEUP. ALLEN NOW HAS THE PROTECTION AND RECEIVERS TO MAKE BIG PLAYS. STRATEGIC ADDITIONS THROUGH FREE AGENCY AND THE DRAFT SHOULD BOLSTER THE PROSPECTS FOR A PLAYOFF RUN. AWAITING THE START OF CAMP AS THE SQUAD TAKES THE FIELD, WE COUNTDOWN AS 1BUFFALO.
CBS Sports has ranked Sean McDermott the 9th best NFL coach. He is cited for breaking the Bills 17 year playoff drought in his first season as head coach. Despite injuries and personnel reshuffling last year, the defense was much improved. Overall his record is 15 – 17. McDERMOTT HAS STRENGHTENED THE OFFENSE THROUGH ADDITIONS TO THE LINE AND RECEIVER CORPS. THE TEAM IS POISED FOR A BREAKOUT AND POSSIBLE WILDCARD BERTH. CONGRATULATING THE COACH ON THIS NATIONAL RECOGNITION, WE CLOSE RANKS AROUND HIM AS 1BUFFALO.
Josh Allen calls himself the most competitive man in the room. Speaking in a radio interview he regretted his rookie mistakes. He has spent the offseason meeting the new offensive players. He is poised for a major breakout. ALLEN HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP INTO A PREMIER QUARTERBACK. HE HAS THE DRIVE AND DETERMINATION TO MAKE IT HAPPEN. EXPECTING GREAT THINGS FROM JOSH AS HE ENTERS HIS SECOND PRO YEAR, WE CHEER HIM ON AS 1BUFFALO.
The Patriots and Chiefs continue to dominate the Super Bowl odds. They are both pegged at 6 – 1 to win the Championship. The Rams and Saints round out the Top 4 at 8 – 1. The Bills are way down the pack in a 7 way tie at 100 – 1. Only the Cardinals and Dolphins have worse prospects to take it all. WITH TRAINING CAMP SOON TO OPEN THE BILLS POSITION IS UNCHANGED. EVIDENTLY THE ODDSMAKERS ARE UNIMPRESSED WITH OFFSEASON PERSONNEL MOVES IN FREE AGENCY AND THE DRAFT. LOOKING TO MAKE BELIEVERS OF THE NAYSAYERS, WE PLACE OUR BETS AS 1BUFFALO.
Josh Allen is entering his second season as Bills quarterback. His rookie debut was marred by injury. In 11 starts he went 5 – 6, managing 2,074 passing yards for 10 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He also ran for 631 yards and 8 touchdowns. ALLEN COMBINES SPEED, SIZE, AND ATHLETICISM. AT 6-5 HE HAS AN EXPLOSIVE ARM. LOOKING FOR HIM TO MATURE INTO THE LONG ANTICIPATED FRANCHISE QB, WE EXPECT GREAT THINGS AS 1BUFFALO.