The Bills have odds of 100 to 1 to win Super Bowl 53. SI.com pegs them near the bottom of the pack. Even the hapless Browns have greater chances at 75 – 1. Perennial powerhouse New England dominates at 6 to 1, followed by the Steelers and Eagles at 10 to 1. THE LINE UNDERSCORES THE BILLS PROBLEM AT QUARTERBACK. DESPITE THE BUZZ OVER JOSH ALLEN, IT WILL TAKE TIME TO DEVELOP HIM INTO A STARTER. MEANWHILE NATHAN PETERMAN IS THE ONLY RETURNING VETERAN WITH BILLS EXPERIENCE. LOOKING TO DEBUNK THE NAYSAYERS AND PROVE TO BE CONTENDERS, WE REGROUP AS 1BUFFALO.
Bills great Jim Kelly has undergone additional oral surgery in New York City. The procedure added tissue and implants to his upper jaw. Kelly has been battling cancer for 5 years. His wife Jill posted a photo on Instagram showing them holding hands. KELLY IS BELOVED IN BILLS COUNTRY FOR HIS COURAGE AND DETERMINATION. THE HALL OF FAMER IS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL. JOINING FANS EVERYWHERE IN PRAYING FOR JIM AND HIS FAMILY, WE LOCK ARMS AS 1BUFFALO.
Sean McDermott has been rated 18th among NFL head coaches. Sporting News places him in the middle of the pack. Bill Belichick of New England heads the list. McDERMOTT IS LAUDED FOR ENDING THE PLAYOFF DROUGHT DATING BACK TO 1999 AND CREATING BUZZ BY DRAFTING JOSH ALLEN. HIS APPROACH IS SEEN AS BALANCED. GRATEFUL TO THE COACH FOR HOPEFUL NEW BEGINNINGS, WE STAND UNITED AS 1BUFFALO.
Doug Whaley has been hired as the NFLPA Director of College Scouting. The former Bills general manager returns to football one year after having been fired. He will oversee scouting for the Players Association annual Collegiate Bowl. WHALEYS TENURE HERE WAS MARKED BY A SERIES OF OVERLY GENEROUS CONTRACTS. HE WAS RELEASED AS PART OF THE NEW REGIME THAT BROUGHT SCOTT McDERMOTT AND BRANDON BEANE TO TOWN. WISHING HIM WELL IN HIS NEW POSITION, WE MOVE ON AS 1BUFFALO.
LeSean McCoy has been rated the fourth best running back in the NFL. Analyst Maurice Jones-Drew places the veteran near the top of the pack. McCoy broke the 10,000 yard rushing mark last season and is now aiming for 12,000 career yards. He is the heart and soul of the offense. McCOYS CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE GROUND ARE ESPECIALLY VITAL GIVEN THE INEXPERIENCE OF THE BILLS QUARTERBACK CORPS. HE IS LIKELY TO SPEARHEAD THE ATTACK. CONGRATULATING SHADY ON THIS SINGULAR RECOGNITION, WE SALUTE HIM AS 1BUFFALO.
With all the hype over Josh Allen joining the Bills lineup, don’t count out Nathan Peterman. He has had a solid offseason, impressing during the OTAs and mini camp. Despite his dreadful performance in last years San Diego game, in which he threw 5 interceptions, he remains a contender. THERE WILL LIKELY BE SPIRITED COMPETITION IN TRAINING CAMP FOR THE STARTING NOD. PETERMAN IS THE ONLY RETURNING VETERAN WITH BILLS EXPERIENCE. EXPECTING HIM TO PROVE HIS WORTH, WE COME TOGETHER AS 1BUFFALO.
Bills general manager Brandon Beane has said that Zay Jones will have to earn his way to a starting spot. Drafted in the second round in 2017, the controversial wide receiver turned in an uneven performance his rookie year. He had just 27 catches for 316 yards and 2 touchdowns. JONES RETURN TO ACTION IS BY NO MEANS GUARANTEED. HE HAD OFFSEASON SURGERY FOR A KNEE INJURY AND WAS ARRESTED IN LOS ANGELES FOR ALLEGED VANDALISM. THE CHARGES WERE LATER DROPPED. HOPING HE TURNS HIS CAREER AROUND AND CONTRIBUTES ON FIELD, WE WATCH FROM THE SIDELINES AS 1BUFFALO.
The Las Vegas oddsmakers rank the Bills near the bottom of the pack to win Super Bowl 53. The Patriots again dominate the book despite rumors of internal turmoil. The Bills chances are undermined by the controversy at quarterback. Having traded Tyrod Taylor to the Browns, the only returning veteran is Nathan Peterman. He is in a 3 way competition with AJ McCarron and Josh Allen to win the starting nod. EXPECTATIONS ARE RUNNING HIGH THAT THE BILLS CAN REPEAT IN THE PLAYOFFS. COACH McDERMOTT HAS LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR BUILDING A CONTENDER. LOOKING TO MAKE BELIEVERS OF THE NAYSAYERS, WE PAY TRIBUTE AS 1BUFFALO.
Now that mini camp is over the Bills enter a 6 week recess. There will be a lull until training camp opens on July 26. Players will rest and coaches will evaluate all they have seen this offseason. The looming question mark is signing Josh Allen to his rookie contract. A month and a half after the draft he remains unsigned. THE BILLS CAN NOT AFFORD THE DISTRACTION OF AN ALLEN HOLDOUT. IT IS TIME FOR HIM TO COME ONBOARD. LOOKING FOR RESOLUTION TO THIS DILEMMA, WE HOLD OUR BREATH AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills 3 day minicamp closed yesterday on an upbeat note. Attention was focused on the competition for starting quarterback. The offense is making arrangements to meet during the upcoming 6 week summer vacation prior to training camp. JOSH ALLEN LIVED UP TO EXPECTATIONS, IMPRESSING WITH HIS ATHLETICISM AND THROWING ARM. COACH McDERMOTT CREDITS BRIAN DABOLL FOR BRINGING ALLEN ALONG. WHETHER HE STARTS IN THE REGULAR SEASON OPENER VERSUS BALTIMORE IS UNCLEAR. FOLLOWING THE RIVALRY UNDER CENTER INTENTLY, WE WATCH AND WAIT AS 1BUFFALO.