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We recapped the latest around the league and asked how long will the Bills keep their championship caliber window open? The 33rd Team founder/writer and former NFL executive Joe Banner discussed which NFL teams are primed for sustainable success and why he ranks the Bills in his top 5 NFL front offices (49:45). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nick Harrison "The Professor" discussed his recent growth in popularity on social media following his viral head banging video, his connection to Bills Mafia and why he became a Bills fan growing up and living in Louisiana (52:15). We remembered Bills longtime athletic trainer Ed Abramoski after he passed away. In our latest edition of Tasker's Teammate we caught up with former Bills LB Sam Rogers (1:13:35). We answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We asked if you were Bills OC Ken Dorsey, how would you tweak the Bills offense? NFL analyst/USA Football board of directors member Mike Golic discussed the upcoming USA Football Blitz at Highmark Stadium - a youth football clinic that goes around the country to teach the importance of safety and proper playing techniques in the game. He talked about the high expectations the Bills have ahead of the 2022 season, Ken Dorsey taking over as offensive coordinator, and the trickle down effect of a newly revamped Bills defensive line (48:40). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger discussed the impressive growth of Bills QB Josh Allen, why he still has more to offer in year five, and dissects his dominance over the Dolphins. He talked about the Bills offensive line, development of guard Ryan Bates and how WR Jamison Crowder fits into the team's offense (30:00). ESPN NFL Nation Jets reporter Rich Cimini analyzed the Jets offseason so far including how QB Zach Wilson needs to show progress and the additions of rookies Sauce Gardner, Breece Hall and Garrett Wilson (52:30). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We discussed if having a premium paid QB and WR places the Bills ahead of their AFC counterparts? Pro Football Focus salary cap analyst Brad Spielberger examined a three-year analysis for teams across the league including the Bills (53:30). We recapped news around the NFL including Ryan Fitzpatrick joining Amazon Prime's Thursday Night Football pregame, halftime and postgame coverage and reports of TE Rob Gronkowski retiring. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We recapped the latest around the league and asked besides QB what position group has you most excited for the 2022 season? OutKick senior NFL writer Armando Salguero discussed some of the traits that Bills OC Ken Dorsey brings to the table, the Deshaun Watson investigation, and the latest with the Dolphins this offseason (51:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Brown, Steve Tasker & Maddy Glab discussed the latest NFL news & notes and answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag. We discussed who stood out the most during the Bills mandatory minicamp this week (29:55) and former Bills HC Marv Levy being inducted into CFL Hall of Fame on Friday. We heard as Bills OT Dion Dawkins hosted a roundtable after the Buffalo mass shooting with Booker Edgerson, Bruce Smith, Darryl Talley, Isaiah McKenzie, and Leonard Smith (55:00).
We discussed the announcement of the Bills training camp schedule and asked what did you miss the most about camp at St. John Fisher College? We heard from Bills TE Dawson Knox (29:55) and DE A.J. Epenesa (50:40) as they addressed the media following mandatory minicamp.
We asked what type of season does Bills LB Von Miller need to have to put the Bills over the top? Bills WR Isaiah McKenzie spoke following his appearance with the NFL Players Choir on 'America's Got Talent' (1:04:40). We heard from Bills S Micah Hyde (31:25) and DT Ed Oliver (1:12:20) as they addressed the media.
We discussed the start of Bills mandatory minicamp and asked how do the Bills manage the highest expectations they've had in the Sean McDermott era? We heard from McDermott (31:15), Bills QB Josh Allen (1:11:50) and LB Von Miller (1:20:50) as they addressed the media.
Steve and Chris began the show with the latest news and notes from the NFL and One Bills Drive ahead of tomorrow's start to mandatory minicamp. We asked what you'd like to hear about the most when minicamp gets underway on Tuesday? NFL Network Reporter and Writer Judy Battista went into the most intriguing storylines this offseason, which included the latest on the ongoing saga with Browns QB Deshaun Watson. She went on to discuss her list of teams helped their quarterbacks the most and why the Bills made the rankings.
Chris Brown and Maddy Glab discussed the latest NFL news & notes and answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag. USA Today NFL writer/editor Doug Farrar discussed why Bills QB Josh Allen is the best for outside the pocket throws, ranking Bills S Jordan Poyer, RB Devin Singletary and TE Dawson Knox as among the most underrated players in the NFL and his prediction the team will win the Super Bowl (50:00).
Chris Brown and WROC-TV sports director Thad Brown hosted Thursday's show as we asked you which team in the NFL has improved the most this offseason? SI business of sports analyst Andrew Brandt discussed recent news around the league including a new extension for Rams WR Cooper Kupp, the lawsuits against Browns QB Deshaun Watson, and the Broncos sale (11:15).
Chris Brown hosted as we asked you is there anyone on the Bills roster that could have a bigger jump in production than WR Gabriel Davis? Former Bills LB/Steelers radio analyst Arthur Moats broke down the Steelers offseason ahead of facing the Bills in Week 5 including the additions of former Bills CB Levi Wallace and QB Mitchell Trubisky (21:40). NFL Network analyst/XFL EVP of football operations Marc Ross discussed ranking the Bills third on his list of most complete NFL teams ahead of the season (47:45). We heard from Bills DT DaQuan Jones (35:40) and LB Tremaine Edmunds (1:15:50) as they addressed the media.
Chris Brown discussed organized team activities continuing for the Bills and some of the new promotions & hires in the team's front office. We heard from Bills DC Leslie Frazier (14:00), special teams coordinator Matthew Smiley (57:45) and DE Boogie Basham (1:24:30) as they addressed the media. We asked you which Bills rookie will have the biggest impact in 2022 - Kaiir Elam or James Cook? New Bills wide receiver Tavon Austin joined the show in-studio to explain why he decided to join the Bills late in free agency, his connection to Buffalo from the 2013 NFL Draft, his career path in the league so far, and the impact he can have returning kicks (33:00).
WIVB-TV sports director Josh Reed joined Chris Brown as we recapped the latest around the league and asked you to fill in the blank - the Bills defense will rank #1 in the NFL again this year if _______. Bills Hall of Fame RB Thurman Thomas discussed his foundation raising $280,000 to help grieving Buffalo families following the racist hate crime in May and shared what he's looking for from the Bills (49:45).
Chris Brown discussed the Bills signing WR Tavon Austin to a one-year deal and the latest NFL news. Ravens staff writer Cliff Brown joined the show for an in-depth look at where things stand with the team leading up to the Bills Week 4 visit to Baltimore (22:30). Sports Illustrated NFL writer Conor Orr discussed his 100 bold predictions for the season including why he's picking the Bills to win Super Bowl LVII (50:15). We answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag.
NFL Network analyst/former NFL WR Steve Smith Sr. discussed why he's visiting Buffalo, his message of achieving longevity in the league to the Bills rookie class, and his thoughts on the current team ahead of the 2022 season. He went on to talk about his relationship with new Bills OC Ken Dorsey, the chemistry the team has under head coach Sean McDermott, and QB Josh Allen's rise in the NFL (27:10). Bills radio analyst/former center Eric Wood shared what he's seen from the team and talked about his former teammate Ryan Fitzpatrick sharing his retirement message (51:00).
We asked what is your interpretation of Gabriel Davis saying Bills OC Ken Dorsey wants to attack on every play? We discussed the Bills continuing with the second week of organized team activities and previewed Josh Allen teaming with Patrick Mahomes to face Aaron Rodgers & Tom Brady on the golf course in 'The Match' today.
We discussed the second week of organized team activities for the Bills and asked what new wrinkle do you want to see the Bills implement into the offense in 2022? We heard from Bills OC Ken Dorsey (29:30), WR Gabriel Davis (52:00) and C Mitch Morse (1:06:00) as they addressed the media.
We recapped the latest NFL news & notes and answered your football questions in the OBL Fan Mailbag. ESPN Titans reporter Turron Davenport discussed the offseason changes in Tennessee, the latest on QBs Ryan Tannehill & Malik Willis, the Bills-Titans MNF matchup and what the Bills are getting after signing former Titans OL Rodger Saffold (49:50).
Bills reporter Maddy Glab and Steve Tasker hosted as we reacted to the Texas elementary school shooting following the Tops mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue. We recapped the week of Bills organized team activities so far and heard from Bills DE Greg Rousseau and OT Dion Dawkins as they addressed the media. The Athletic senior NFL writer Stephen Holder discussed the continued QB movement around the NFL (51:20).
Steve Tasker and Eric Wood discussed the Bills first week of organized team activities and reports of the NFL trying to improve the Pro Bowl. We heard from Bills head coach Sean McDermott, QB Josh Allen and DT Jordan Phillips as they addressed the media.
Bills Hall of Fame DE Bruce Smith discussed why he returned to Buffalo to offer his support and efforts to aid those suffering after the mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo. He talked about the healing process he's sharing with the community following the racist hate crime. He continued about the steps we can take to end racism, his visit to the memorial site, and working together with the Pegulas, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and his former Bills teammates. (26:30). Pro Football Focus lead NFL analyst Sam Monson discussed the Bills offseason grade and changes (51:45). We discussed the latest NFL news and answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag.
We recapped Bills owners Terry & Kim Pegula, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Bills Hall of Famers Bruce Smith, Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas offering their support to the community at the site of the racist hate crime on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo. We heard from Terry & Kim Pegula, Goodell and Smith as they addressed the media (50:00). NBC Sports columnist Peter King discussed the growing value of an NFL franchise and gave his thoughts on the Bills 2022 schedule (1:03:15).
We discussed Bills, Sabres and Bandits players and staff volunteering their support today in the community at the site of the Tops mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo. We heard from Bills GM Brandon Beane, QB Josh Allen and RB Taiwan Jones as they addressed the media. Bills reporter Maddy Glab recapped what she saw at the site of the community outreach today (27:35). NFL Network/Rams analyst & former NFL RB Maurice Jones-Drew previewed the 2022 season opener between the Bills and the Rams. He talked about the roster changes out in Los Angeles including Von Miller coming to Buffalo and shared his thoughts on the Bills backfield with the additions of Duke Johnson and rookie James Cook (48:30).
We asked what's your number one road trip on the Bills schedule this season? The Ringer NFL writer Danny Heifetz joined us to discuss The Ringer's 2022 NFL QB Commitment Index which takes a unique look at NFL teams and their starting QBs (50:30).
We discussed the Bills coming together to support the local community over the weekend as safety Micah Hyde hosted his annual charity softball game with Bills teammates after Saturday's mass shooting in Buffalo. We recapped Bills rookie minicamp and the latest NFL news & notes. We examined a few position battles and QB situations in today's What's For Lunch and NFL True False.
ESPN SportsCenter anchor Kevin Connors joined Steve Tasker as we asked what's your reaction to the 2022 Bills regular season schedule? We heard from Bills head coach Sean McDermott and 2022 draft picks CB Kaiir Elam, RB James Cook & WR Khalil Shakir as the Bills began rookie minicamp on Friday. Bills reporter Maddy Glab and Steve interviewed NFL senior director of broadcasting Blake Jones on the creation of this year's NFL schedule (47:35).
Maddy Glab and Steve Tasker discussed what the Bills regular season schedule could look like leading up to its reveal Thursday night. We asked what individual or position matchup are you most looking forward to on the 2022 schedule?
We asked what are you looking at first when the Bills schedule is released? Boise State head football coach Andy Avalos discussed Bills fifth round draft pick and former Broncos WR Khalil Shakir. Avalos talked about his scouting of Shakir in high school, the development of his game at the collegiate level, the versatility he provides on offense and his leadership qualities to bring to the next level in the NFL (52:40).
We asked how many primetime games do you expect the Bills to get in 2022? ESPN analyst/former NFL QB Dan Orlovsky explained why he thinks the Bills are the best team in the NFL. He shared his thoughts on the Bills building their roster this offseason, how the team can diversify its offensive look under new OC Ken Dorsey and how that move will affect QB Josh Allen. He also talked about the ESPN Monday Night Football matchup between the Bills and Titans in Week 2 (50:45).
We asked where do you think the Bills Week 2 Monday Night Football home game against the Titans will rank when the full schedule is released? NFL Network reporter Mike Giardi recapped the Bills 2022 draft class and discussed which AFC East team may have closed the gap in the division following the NFL Draft (52:45).
We discussed the latest NFL news and answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag with Chris Brown and Maddy Glab. We examined which draft analysts got their 2022 mock draft correct. Bally Sports NFL columnist/host Michael Silver discussed his recent article on Bills GM Brandon Beane's lasting formula to build a champion in Buffalo (49:50). Maddy Glab went one-on-one with new Bills draft pick/LB Terrel Bernard (1:15:40).
We asked you which veteran player will be pushed the most by the Bills draft class and why? Former Bills RB Darick Holmes joined us as our Tasker's Teammate and shared his relationship with Bills fifth round draft pick Khalil Shakir (28:15). Pro Football Focus senior analyst Steve Palazzolo recapped the NFL Draft and we discussed which Bills AFC rival may have closed the gap in the division the most (49:45).
We asked you which AFC East rival closed the gap on the Bills the most following the 2022 NFL Draft? New York Jets senior director/reporter Eric Allen joined us to recap the Jets 2022 NFL Draft class (51:30). Bills reporter Maddy Glab sat down for a one-on-one interview with Bills first round pick CB Kaiir Elam (1:18:40).
We asked you are there any remaining holes on the Bills roster following the 2022 NFL Draft? Former Florida Gators cornerbacks coach Jules Montinar discussed coaching Bills first round pick Kaiir Elam, his skill set, how he's grown over the past year at the position and why his best football is still ahead of him. Montinar added more on what Elam brings as a leader, his football family background and why he has something to prove at the next level (26:25). NFL Films senior producer/ESPN NFL Matchup co-host Greg Cosell shared his breakdown of the Bills 2022 draft class. He revealed three of his top players he watched tape of were selected by the Bills, his love for RB James Cook, how Cook will diversify the pass game, and how WR Khalil Shakir will fit into Buffalo's offense (51:40).
Bills GM Brandon Beane recapped the team's 2022 NFL draft class. He went into detail about which players can contribute right away, the specifics of how the offensive players can make an impact and the movement up and down the board throughout the draft. He also discussed the roster as a whole and the potential for more moves as the season approaches. ESPN NFL analyst/former Bills safety Matt Bowen shared his thoughts on how the Bills picks can fit in the team's scheme on both offense and defense (48:20). We asked how would you grade the Bills 2022 draft class and why?
We started the show with reaction from the Bills first round selection of Florida CB Kaiir Elam and we asked you what you thought of the team's new defensive back. We also looked at what's left on the table with Friday's 2nd and 3rd rounds of the 2022 NFL Draft. NFL Films' Greg Cosell joined the show (51:03) to kick off the second hour of the show to share his analysis of Kaiir Elam, why he feels the CB has the traits to fit the Bills' needs, and to discuss what direction Buffalo might go in as the draft continues. We also updated the latest news and notes from around the NFL.
We shared the latest news and notes from One Bills Drive and around the NFL ahead of Thursday's round one. We asked which prospect you want the Bills to take at number 25 overall and looked at the Bills roster as it stands before the 2022 NFL Draft.
Bills WR Gabriel Davis talked about being featured in the latest episode of Buffalo Bills Embedded: Reset, Refocus, Respond. He discussed spending this past offseason in Florida, his 2021 campaign and why he's ready to build off that in 2022. Davis also looked back at being drafted by the Bills in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft out of the University of Central Florida (31:00). Bills reporter Maddy Glab examined the final Mock Draft Watch for the top prospects picked for the Bills in 2022 mock drafts (52:30).
Bills GM Brandon Beane discussed the process leading up to the upcoming NFL Draft including conducting multiple mock drafts with his staff. He talked about this year's unique draft class, which positions offer the most value, the dialogue of possibly trading up or down the board, and his growth over the years as general manager. He also revealed the team picked up the fifth-year option on DT Ed Oliver. We asked you to ‘Fill in the Blank' - the Bills will have a successful 2022 NFL Draft ___________.
We asked you what is your favorite Bills draft day memory and why? We examined some draft prospects in today's ‘What's for Lunch?' segment. NFL Network Good Morning Football host Kyle Brandt joined us to reveal he will be announcing the Bills third round draft pick at this year's NFL Draft in Las Vegas. He went on to discuss his excitement for being selected and why he's bringing the hype (49:15).
We discussed the latest NFL news and answered your most pressing Bills/NFL questions in the OBL Friday fan mailbag. Bills reporter Maddy Glab joined us to examine the latest Bills Mock Draft Watch 7.0 tracking the draft experts pick for the Bills in the first round (30:50). NFL Films senior producer/ESPN NFL Matchup co-host Greg Cosell analyzed the top running back prospects in this year's class - including why Breece Hall is his top player at the position and which player could give the Bills a major upgrade. He went on to discuss the Bills offensive philosophy and examined the team's current running back group (51:50).
We asked you which positions do you want the Bills to address with their first three picks? We heard from new Bills LB Von Miller from his media availability this week. NFL Network VP/Executive Producer Charlie Yook discussed some of the details in preparing for NFL Network's coverage of the upcoming NFL Draft (51:20).
We discussed the latest NFL news including reports WR Deebo Samuel asked the 49ers to trade him. We heard from Bills QB Josh Allen as players are in town for voluntary offseason workouts (21:00). Bills GM Brandon Beane addressed the media ahead of the upcoming NFL Draft (50:00).
We discussed Bills players returning to town for voluntary workouts plus the news & notes around the league. ESPN NFL Draft analyst Jordan Reid discussed who he selected for the Bills as part of his seven-round mock draft (50:00).
Bills reporter Maddy Glab and WGR Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio hosted as we answered your Bills/NFL questions in the OBL fan mailbag. NFL Films senior producer/ESPN NFL Matchup co-host Greg Cosell shared his thoughts on possible Bills breakout candidates and the top linebacker prospects ahead of this year's 2022 NFL Draft (48:35). We also examined Bills 2022 Mock Draft Watch 6.0.
Bills reporter Maddy Glab and WGR Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio hosted as we asked who is the one Bills offensive player you want to have a breakout season in 2022? NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund broke down her analytics based mock draft. She explained why she has the Bills selecting an interior OL with the team's first round pick. She discussed this year's OL class, the top CBs/WRs and the AFC East landscape.
Bills reporter Maddy Glab and WGR Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio hosted as we asked who is the one Bills defensive player you want to have a breakout season in 2022? The Athletic college football/NFL writer & FOX Sports analyst Bruce Feldman shared his latest mock draft selection for the Bills, discussed his ‘Freaks List' for draft prospects with rare physical abilities and examined this year's draft class (54:10).
Bills reporter Maddy Glab and WGR Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio hosted today's show. We asked what's the one move the Bills made this offseason that will help Josh Allen the most? ESPN NFL/college football analyst & former NFL linebacker Sam Acho discussed why he believes the Bills extension for WR Stefon Diggs was a brilliant move. He went on to talk about his top five QB rankings and why he has Allen at #1. He also talked about his short stint with the Bills during training camp in 2019 and why he still roots for the team (28:10).