Patriots Release Russell Bodine

The Patriots have released former Bills center Russell Bodine. This comes one week after he was traded to New England for a sixth round draft choice. The move gives us a rare one up on our division rival. GM BRANDON BEANE HAS PROVEN TO BE A CANNY OPERATOR. IN THIS INSTANCE HE OUTSMARTED THE NEW ENGLAND BRAIN TRUST. HOPING OUR GOOD FORTUNE TRANSLATES INTO GRIDIRON VICTORIES, WE SHARE A SMILE AS 1BUFFALO.

The Bills have signed defensive tackle Vincent Taylor to the practice squad. He was released by the Dolphins after spending 2 seasons in Miami. A standout college tackle at Oklahoma, he has been plagued by injuries. TAYLOR ADDS DEPTH AND ATHLETICISM, JOINING FELLOW DT KYLE PEKO ON THE PRACTICE SQUAD. TO MAKE ROOM ON THE ROSTER, THE BILLS CUT TIGHT END NATE BECKER. LOOKING FOR HIM TO CONTRIBUTE ON AND OFF THE FIELD, WE FOLLOW HIS PROGRESS AS 1BUFFALO.

The Bills are preparing to meet the Jets this Sunday in the regular season opener. The road game will pair 2 longtime AFC division rivals. The Bills are a much improved team that has been remade through free agency and the draft. They closed out a 4 – 0 undefeated preseason. ALL EYES WILL BE ON QUARTERBACK SENSATION JOSH ALLEN AS HE ENTERS HIS SECOND PRO YEAR. HE HAS GROWN AND MATURED AND IS LESS PRONE TO RECKLESS RISKS. LOOKING FOR US TO AGAIN BE PLAYOFF CONTENDERS, WE CHEER OUR GUYS ON AS 1BUFFALO.

Heading into this Sundays regular season kickoff, attention turns to the stadium question. The options are to renovate New Era Field, one of the most antiquated facilities in the league, or construct a new venue. Owners Terry and Kim Pegula have hired a consulting firm to evaluate the scenarios. A NEW ARENA MIGHT LOGICALLY BE BUILT DOWNTOWN NEAR CANALSIDE. HOWEVER THERE IS NOT SUFFICIENT LAND THERE FOR THE AMPLE PARKING NEEDED FOR TAILGATING, THE SIGNATURE BILLS GAME DAY EXPERIENCE. PERHAPS ORCHARD PARK WITH ITS MUCH LARGER LOT IS THE ANSWER. LOOKING TO BE PART OF THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS, WE WEIGH THE ALTERNATIVES AS 1BUFFALO.

Quarterback Davis Webb has been signed to the Bills practice squad. He spent the offseason with the Jets before being released late last month. He earlier was with the Giants. WIDE RECEIVER TYRON JOHNSON AND LINEBACKER NATE HALL WERE ALSO ADDED TO THE PRACTICE SQUAD. THERE IS ROOM FOR ONE MORE PLAYER. FOLLOWING THE PERSONNEL MOVES WITH GREAT INTEREST, WE WELCOME THE NEW ARRIVALS AS 1BUFFALO.

Former Bills running back LeSean McCoy has signed with the Chiefs. The one year deal is worth 4 million. McCOY TOOK TO SOCIAL MEDIA AND THANKED THE BILLS ORGANIZATION AND FANS. HE SAID HE WILL MISS THE BILLS MAFIA AND THE TOWN THAT EMBRACED HIM. HE HAD NEVER EXPECTED TO FALL IN LOVE WITH BUFFALO. HE LOOKS FORWARD TO CONTINUING HIS CAREER IN KANSAS CITY IN PURSUIT OF 12,000 CAREER YARDS. GRATEFUL FOR HIS GRACIOUS COMMENTS, WE BID FAREWELL AS 1BUFFALO.

The Bills have released Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy. After 4 seasons here, the club has moved on. General Manager Brandon Beane termed it a tough decision after expressing support for him throughout the preseason. McCOYS PRODUCTION FELL OFF DRAMATICALLY LAST YEAR. AT AGE 31 HE IS PAST HIS PRIME. THE MOVE SAVES THE BILLS 6.4 MILLION IN SALARY CAP. ULTIMATELY IT CAME DOWN TO CONTRACT COST WHICH WAS NO LONGER JUSTIFIED. WISHING SHADY ALL THE BEST AS HE LOOKS FOR ANOTHER TEAM, WE COME TOGETHER AS 1BUFFALO.

The Bills will trim the roster to 53 players today. The final cuts are due by 4 p.m. Many tough decisions will have to be made. CENTER RUSSELL BODINE HAS BEEN TRADED TO THE PATRIOTS. IN RETURN WE WILL RECEIVE A SIXTH ROUND PICK IN NEXT YEARS DRAFT. THE FRONT OFFICE WILL LIKELY ORCHESTRATE MORE MOVES AS PLAYERS ARE RELEASED AND LOOK FOR OTHER TEAMS. SUCH IS THE HEARTBREAKING BUSINESS OF THE NFL. RIDING THE EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER OF THIS DAY, WE AWAIT WORD AS 1BUFFALO.

Tyree Jackson engineered a dramatic comeback victory over the Vikings 27 – 23. After trailing in the fourth quarter he put up 17 unanswered points to clinch the win. The Bills closed out their first undefeated preseason in franchise history. ON THE NIGHT JACKSON WAS 22 OF 33 FOR 175 YARDS. HE ALSO RUSHED FOR 78 YARDS AND HAD 2 TOUCHDOWNS. THE UB GRAD PLAYED HIS HEART OUT AND EARNED THE RESPECT OF ALL. ATTENTION NOW TURNS TO THE FINAL CUTS THAT MUST BE MADE BY 4 P.M. SATURDAY. COACHES HAVE DIFFICULT DECISIONS TO MAKE AFTER STANDOUT INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES. CONGRATULATING OUR GUYS ON A 4 – 0 PRESEASON, WE AWAIT THE ROSTER MOVES AS 1BUFFALO.

The Bills will host the Vikings tonight in the preseason finale. Both teams have a 3 – 0 record. QB Tyree Jackson will likely play the entire game. There is no reason to risk injury to Josh Allen or Matt Barkley. THE PRESSURE IS ON WITH IMPENDING ROSTER CUTS ON SATURDAY. EXPECT SPIRITED FOOTBALL FROM PLAYERS COMPETING FOR THEIR JOBS. LOOKING FORWARD TO A NIGHT OF ACTION BEFORE THE HOMETOWN CROWD, WE TURN OUT IN FORCE AS 1BUFFALO.


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