The Patriots and Chiefs have top odds for Super Bowl 54. Both are pegged at 6 – 1 to win next years championship. The Rams at 8 – 1 and Saints at 9 – 1 round out the Top 4. The Bills are tied with 4 other teams at 100 – 1 for second to last honors. The Cardinals and Dolphins have the worst prospects at 200 – 1. THE LAS VEGAS ODDSMAKERS HAVE SPOKEN. THEY ARE EVIDENTLY UNIMPRESSED WITH THE BILLS STRONG FREE AGENCY AND DRAFT. LOOKING TO MAKE BELIEVERS OF THE NAYSAYERS, WE PLACE OUR BETS AS 1BUFFALO.
Eric Wood will provide color commentary for the Bills radio casts. He will co-anchor the games on WGR 550 with John Murphy. Wood replaces Mark Kelso who is departing for Nascar racing. A FORMER PRO BOWLER, WOOD ANCHORED THE OFFENSIVE LINE AS CENTER FOR 9 YEARS. HIS CAREER WAS CUT SHORT BY A DEGENERATIVE NECK INJURY. WELCOMING ERIC BACK TO THE ORGANIZATION, WE AWAIT HIS BROADCASTS AS 1BUFFALO.
Defensive end Jerry Hughes has signed a 2 year contract extension. The deal is worth a reported 23 million with 19.5 million guaranteed. That makes him the third highest paid player on the team after Star Loutlelei and Mitch Morse. THE BILLS WERE WISE TO EXTEND HUGHES PACT. OTHERWISE HE WOULD HAVE BECOME A SOUGHT AFTER FREE AGENT NEXT YEAR. AT AGE 31 HE REMAINS THE LEADING PASS RUSHER. AGREEING WITH THE STRATEGIC MOVE THAT KEEPS HIM IN THE FOLD, WE NOD APPROVINGLY AS 1BUFFALO.
Harrison Phillips brought a memorial tribute to Pancho Billas family last weekend. The Bills defensive tackle sponsored a signing event at the team store that brought together legions of fans. He personally delivered the banner to Panchos loved ones in Texas where services were held. They had formed a special bond since Pancho announced Phillips selection in the 2018 draft. PANCHOS LEGACY LIVES ON. HE TOUCHED THE HEARTS AND LIVES OF EVERYONE IN BILLS NATION. JOINING THE #BILLS MAFIA IN CELEBRATING PANCHOS INDOMITABLE SPIRIT, WE STAND SHOULDER TO SHOULDER AS 1BUFFALO.
Organized team activities begin today. 10 sessions are allowed under the collective bargaining agreement. No pads or contact are permitted. THE OTAs AFFORD THE COACHES THEIR FIRST LOOK AT THIS YEARS SQUAD. THEY PROVIDE A LEAD INTO MANDATORY MINI CAMP. LOOKING FOR GOOD PRODUCTION FROM THE REVAMPED ROSTER, WE WATCH AND WAIT AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills will celebrate the life of Pancho Billa at the home opener. He will be honored at the Bengals game on September 22. His girlfriend, Veronica, and 2 children will be in the stands for the ceremony. PANCHO PASSED THIS WEEK AT AGE 39. BILLS FANS EVERYWHERE MOURN HIS UNTIMELY DEATH. ALREADY MORE THAN 60,000 HAS BEEN CONTRIBUTED TO TEACHERS DESK TO PURCHASE BACKPACKS FILLED WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR NEEDY STUDENTS LOCALLY AND IN HIS HOME STATE OF TEXAS. CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE BY GOING TO TEACHERS DESK AND CLICKING ON #PanchosPack. JOINING THE #BILLSMAFIA IN PAYING OUR RESPECTS, WE PAUSE TO REFLECT AS 1BUFFALO.
Bills staff volunteered to clean up Delaware Park. Led by club President Kim Pegula and Coach McDermott, they gathered to spruce up the Rose Garden near the Art Gallery. The effort was part of the teams #BillsHuddlefor100 program which celebrates the NFLs 100 Anniversary. Fans are encouraged to donate 100 minutes of community service. BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN LAUDED THE EFFORT. HE ANNOUNCED THAT CITY HALL WOULD BE ILLUMINED IN BILLS RED AND BLUE COLORS IN MEMORY OF PANCHO BILLA. COMMENDING THE ORGANIZATION FOR ITS CIVIC CONSCIENCE, WE COME TOGETHER AS 1BUFFALO.
Pancho Billa named Teacher’s Desk in lieu of flowers. The late Ezra Castro designated the worthwhile charity to receive memorial gifts. The funds will be used to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for underprivileged children. Over 47,000 has already been raised. EACH BACKPACK WILL HAVE A PANCHO BILLA TAG. TO DONATE, CLICK ON TEACHER’S DESK AND DESIGNATE #PanchosPack. THERE HAS BEEN A TREMENDOUS OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT FROM BILLS FANS EVERYWHERE. IT IS A BEAUTIFUL EXPRESSION OF LOVE AND GRATITUDE TO OUR WONDERFUL FRIEND. RALLYING TO SUSTAIN PANCHOS LEGACY, WE MAKE OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AS 1BUFFALO.
Bills co-owner Kim Pegula said Pancho Billa was a tremendous inspiration. She posted the following tribute: Pancho was a pillar of positive strength and energy for me and all of #Bills Mafia. He’s been a tremendous inspiration for our team. I was fortunate enough to spend time with him and get to know his story. My heart goes out to his children, friends and family. Viva los Bills! PANCHO PASSED TUESDAY AFTER A COURAGEOUS BATTLE WITH CANCER. A GoFundMe PAGE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO HELP HIS FAMILY. REFLECTING ON THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF OUR WONDERFUL FRIEND AND BOOSTER, WE PAY TRIBUTE AS 1BUFFALO.
Pancho Billa has succumbed to cancer. The Bills Super Fan was 39. Ezra Castro was a lifelong booster of the team. He attended many games dressed in his signature red, white, and blue outfit with facial paint and sombrero. PANCHO BONDED WITH NUMEROUS PLAYERS, PARTICULARLY HARRISON PHILLIPS WHOSE DRAFT SELECTION HE ANNOUNCED IN 2018. DESPITE DECLINING HEALTH, HE REMAINED CONNECTED TO THE ORGANIZATION EVEN WHILE IN HOSPICE. FANS THROUGHOUT BILLS NATION UNITE IN EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HIS GIRLFRIEND, VERONICA, AND 2 CHILDREN. THE BILLS MAFIA HAS LOST ONE OF ITS OWN. GRATEFUL FOR HIS STEADFAST COURAGE AND LOYALTY, WE LOCK ARMS AS 1BUFFALO.