ESPN projects that Sean McDermott’s job will be in jeopardy if this be a losing season. In 2 years at the helm he has amassed a 15 – 17 record. After a notable 9 – 7 debut and playoff appearance, the team faltered last season to end 6 – 10. Another disappointing campaign and he may be gone. McDERMOTT IS IN HIS THIRD AND FINAL CONTRACT YEAR. OWNERS TERRY AND KIM PEGULA HAVE HAD A REVOLVING DOOR OF HEAD COACHES SINCE BUYING THE SABRES. HOPING THE COACH PREVAILS AND IS GIVEN A LONG-TERM EXTENSION, WE WATCH AND WAIT AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills are preparing to meet the Lions on Friday evening at Ford Field. The game will be nationally televised. The team is coming off 2 preseason victories versus the Colts and Panthers. THE MATCHUP PITS 2 LONGTIME PRESEASON RIVALS. JOSH ALLEN WILL BE LOOKING TO THROW HIS FIRST TOUCHDOWN OF THE YEAR. HE IS DEVELOPING INTO THE LONG ANTICIPATED FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK. LOOKING AHEAD TO A GREAT NIGHT OF FOOTBALL IN THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT, WE COUNTDOWN AS 1BUFFALO.
The Patriots and Chiefs have the edge to win Super Bowl 54. Both are pegged at 6 – 1 to take the Championship. The Rams and Saints round out the Top 4 at 10 – 1. The Bills are way down the pack, joining 7 other teams at 100 – 1. The Cardinals at 300 – 1 and Dolphins at 500 – 1 take up the rear. THE ODDSMAKERS HAVE SPOKEN. THEY ARE UNMOVED BY THE PROGRESS THE BILLS HAVE MADE. LOOKING TO MAKE BELIEVERS OF THE NAYSAYERS, WE PLACE OUR BETS AS 1BUFFALO.
Cole Beasley has emerged as Josh Allens favorite throwing target. He had 5 receptions for 44 yards in the Panthers game. The 5 – 8, 174 pound Beasley played college ball at Southern Methodist and was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent. This spring he was given a 4 year, 29 million contract by the Bills. BEASLEY BRINGS VETERAN EXPERIENCE TO THE RECEIVING CORPS. HIS CHEMISTRY WITH ALLEN IS CLEARLY EVIDENT. LOOKING FOR HIM TO BE A RELIABLE TARGET IN THE PASSING GAME, WE CHEER HIM ON AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills defeated the Panthers 27 – 14 last night. Both the first team units played well, with Josh Allen completing 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards. Backup QB Matt Barkley also had a good game, going 8 of 10 for 110 yards. The defense dominated Carolina, holding them to 2 scores. LeSean McCoy continued to underwhelm, rushing for only 6 yards. Stephen Hauschka missed another field goal. IT WAS A CONVINCING VICTORY FOR SEAN McDERMOTTS SQUAD. ATTENTION NOW TURNS TO PREPARATIONS FOR NEXT FRIDAYS CONTEST AT DETROIT, WHICH WILL BE NATIONALLY TELEVISED. FORTIFIED BY 2 SOLID PRESEASON WINS, WE ARE ENCOURAGED AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills meet the Panthers tonight in the second preseason game. Action gets underway at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The contest pairs 2 rivals who shared joint practices this week. ALL EYES WILL BE ON LESEAN McCOY WHO SAT OUT LAST WEEKS PRESEASON OPENER. SPECULATION IS RUNNING HIGH THAT SHADY NEEDS TO PROVE HIMSELF AFTER AN UNDERWHELMING RECORD LAST YEAR. LOOKING FOR THE PRO BOWLER TO HIT HIS STRIDE, WE AWAIT KICKOFF AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills wrapped up their 2 days of joint practices with the Panthers yesterday. Josh Allen looked sharp, reading the defense and moving the ball down the field. He is demonstrating the poise and confidence we have come to expect. THE JOINT PRACTICES WERE A HIGHLY EFFECTIVE EXERCISE FOR THE 2 CLUBS. PREPARATIONS NOW SHIFT TO FRIDAYS PRESEASON GAME IN CAROLINA. ENERGIZED BY THE PROGRESS SHOWN BY THE SQUAD, WE COUNTDOWN TO ACTION AS 1BUFFALO.
Panthers Pro Bowl linebacker Luke Kuechly praised Josh Allen after the first day of joint practice. He cited Allens athleticism, big arm, and running speed. He said he is quick on his reads and has good receivers to throw to. ALLEN IS EMERGING AS THE BILLS LONG ANTICIPATED FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK. ENTERING HIS SECOND PRO YEAR, HE HAS GROWN IN STRENGTH AND MATURITY. PINNING THE FUTURE OF THE FRANCHISE ON JOSHS CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT, WE RALLY ROUND HIM AS 1BUFFALO.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced yesterday there will be no tackling or fighting allowed in the Joint Practices. Action gets underway today and tomorrow at Wofford College in South Carolina. The 2 days of practice will lead up to Fridays preseason game. RIVERA AND SEAN McDERMOTT WILL ADDRESS THE OTHERS TEAM. THE WORKOUTS WILL FOSTER FRIENDLY COMPETITION AND TOLERANCE FOR THE SOUTHERN HEAT. LOOKING FOR POSITIVE RESULTS FROM THIS UNIQUE EXERCISE, WE FOLLOW INTENTLY AS 1BUFFALO.
The Bills will hold 2 joint practices with the Panthers this week. They travel to Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina today. It will be a homecoming for Coach McDermott, who spent 6 seasons with Carolina as defensive coordinator. Safety Kurt Coleman will be reunited with his former teammates. THE WEEK OF PRACTICE IN THE SOUTHERN HEAT WILL PREPARE FOR FRIDAYS PRESEASON GAME. THE BILLS ARE COMING OFF A VICTORY VERSUS THE COLTS. SEEING THE WISDOM OF THE JOINT WORKOUTS, WE SHOW SUPPORT AS 1BUFFALO.