A Too-Late Must-Win for the Buffalo Bills


Everything went right for the Buffalo Bills.  And it only took until late in the 15th game.  Spectacular plays don’t truly impress when measured against the team’s previous underwhelming performances.  Big moments are discounted after a club has entered exhibition mode.  Continue reading

Playoff Dreams End as Headlines Never Change for Buffalo Bills

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 17:  Fans of the Buffalo Bills sit with paper bags over their heads during a loss to the Denver Broncos on December 17, 2005 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The Broncos defeated the Bills 28-17.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Losing that disappointingly was a formality. The exhibition schedule should end in early September.  But meaningless football is a specialty in these parts.  An end to tournament chances is not the reason you want to rest your starters. The worst Continue reading

Story Still Hasn’t Changed for Melodramatic Buffalo Bills


There’s one thing worse than falling short in Super Bowls, namely falling short in the chance to fall short in Super Bowls.  The Buffalo Bills now need miracles, plural, to snap a playoff absence that was out of hand when Continue reading

Crushed Dreams Nothing New as Buffalo Bills Leave New England


Eternity gets dull quickly when disappointments never change.  The absence of triumph leads to losing track of the timeline.  Buffalo Bills fans are tired of the “When will it change” theme, which was itself in response to a long stretch Continue reading