Hundreds of Bills fans turned out yesterday to celebrate Pancho Billa. In accordance with his wishes a wake was held in the form of a giant tailgate party. Members of the Bills Mafia commemorated his undying love of the team. PANCHO, A TEXAS NATIVE BORN EZRA CASTRO, BECAME THE BEST KNOWN BILLS FAN. HIS PARENTS, BROTHER, GIRLFRIEND, AND CHILDREN WERE PRESENT FOR THE FESTIVITIES. THEY WILL BE HONORED IN A PREGAME TRIBUTE BEFORE KICKOFF TODAY. HIS SPIRIT LIVES ON, EPITOMIZED BY HIS FAVORITE SAYING, VIVA LOS BILLS! WITH EMOTIONS RUNNING HIGH, WE LOCK ARMS AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are preparing to host the winless Bengals tomorrow. The home opener will be preceded by the tribute to superfan Pancho Billa. Emotions will be running high as we honor the life and spirit of our wonderful friend among us. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST OF FIVE HOME GAMES AGAINST CINCINNATI, NEW ENGLAND, MIAMI, PHILADELPHIA, AND WASHINGTON. THE BALANCE OF THE SEASON FIRST HALF HAS JUST ONE AWAY GAME VERSUS TENNESSEE. LOOKING FOR A STRING OF HOME VICTORIES BEFORE THE HARDER ROAD SCHEDULE IN THE HOMESTRETCH, WE TURN OUT IN FORCE AS 1BUFFALO.
Law enforcement officers will be out in force for Sundays home opener. 300 policemen and sheriff deputies and 300 private security guards will be on hand at New Era Field. They will provide protection for fans and minimize unruly behavior. SIMILAR PROCEDURES LAST YEAR RESULTED IN REDUCED ARRESTS AND STADIUM EJECTIONS. THE GOAL IS TO ENSURE A SAFE AND ENJOYABLE GAME DAY EXPERIENCE FOR ALL. AGREEING WITH THE NEW POLICING PROVISIONS, WE COOPERATE AS 1BUFFALO.
Pancho Billa will be honored at Sundays home opener versus Cincinnati. The beloved Bills icon epitomized the diehard loyalty of Bills fans. He died earlier this year after a courageous battle with cancer. PANCHOS SPIRIT LIVES ON THROUGH HIS GIRLFRIEND AND 2 SONS. THEY WILL BE PRESENT AT THE STADIUM FOR THE MEMORIAL TRIBUTE. REFLECTING ON A NOBLE LIFE WELL LIVED, WE CELEBRATE HIS TIME WITH US AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills continue to advance in power ratings. NFL.com puts them at 12 overall, citing Josh Allens strong, consistent performance against the Giants. The Washington Post, USA Today, and CBS Sports all peg them at number 10. THE BILLS ARE EMERGING AS A LEGITIMATE PLAYOFF CONTENDER. THEY ARE OFF TO THEIR FIRST 2 – 0 START SINCE 2014. LOOKING TO SUSTAIN THE MOMENTUM WITH MORE GRIDIRON VICTORIES, WE RALLY AS 1BUFFALO.
Governor Cuomo lauds the Bills as New York’s only true NFL team. He alluded to the fact that both the Jets and Giants play in New Jersey at the Meadowlands. He added that Josh Allen shows a lot of promise. HERE’S HOPING THAT THE GOVERNORS ENTHUSIASM FOR THE BILLS WILL TRANSLATE INTO STATE SUPPORT FOR THE RENOVATION OF NEW ERA FIELD OR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ARENA. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE WILL BE AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE FUNDING PACKAGE. ENCOURAGED BY CUOMOS UNDERSTANDING FOR ALL THE BILLS MEAN TO NEW YORK, WE CLOSE RANKS AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills defeated the Giants 28 – 14 to make it 2 in a row. There were several standout individual performances. Josh Allen demonstrated poise and maturity, avoiding reckless plays. On the day he had 253 passing yards and ran for another 21. Devin Singletary rushed 6 times for 57 yards and a touchdown. Cole Beasley had 4 receptions for 83 yards. THE DEFENSE PLAYED WELL, HOLDING NEW YORK TO 3 OF 12 ON THIRD DOWNS. ALL IN ALL, IT WAS A CONVINCING VICTORY. ATTENTION NOW TURNS TO PREPARATIONS FOR THE HOME OPENER AGAINST THE BENGALS. ENCOURAGED BY THE DISCERNIBLE PROGRESS, WE HAVE REASON FOR HOPE AS 1BUFFALO.
Adam Schein of CBS Sports predicts the Bills will end Eli Mannings career. He sees a decisive victory over the Giants. Our defense is expected to shut down his passing game, having allowed only 175 yards against the Jets. NEW YORK HAS BEEN LOOKING FOR A SUCCESSOR TO MANNING FOR SEVERAL YEARS. THE MOST RECENT QB PROSPECT IS DANIEL JONES FROM DUKE. ENERGIZED BY THE UPBEAT APPRAISAL OF THE DEFENSE, WE AWAIT KICKOFF AS 1BUFFALO.
Josh Allen is the key to victory over the Giants. The Bills look to make it 2 in a row over the New York teams. Allen is expected to improve upon the 254 passing yards he had against the Jets. HIS COUNTERPART ELI MANNING THREW FOR OVER 300 YARDS IN THE 35 – 17 LOSS TO THE COWBOYS. BOTH QBs ARE LIKELY TO TAKE TO THE AIR TOMORROW. LOOKING FOR THE PASSING GAME TO DOMINATE ACTION, WE COUNTDOWN AS 1BUFFALO.
Lindsey Hauschka has called for the NFL to ban Jets defensive lineman Henry Anderson. The wife of kicker Stephen Hauschka was incensed over 2 late hits to Josh Allen. She decried the incident as what is wrong with football. THE HAUSCHKAS HAVE A HISTORY WITH ANDERSON. LAST SEASON HE CAUSED INJURY TO STEPHEN AFTER AN ILLEGAL HIT. LOOKING FOR AN END TO DANGEROUS PLAY ON THE FIELD, WE DECRY UNSPORTSMANLIKE SHOTS AS 1BUFFALO.