Mark Miller, Bills enthusiast.
It’s frustrating to have stereotypes applied to a group that you’re a part of, isn’t it?
These blanket classifications, in their nature, very seldom hold positive connotations. What’s worse than the feeling that someone is wrongfully slinging generalizations at you and those like you? When the things said are validated, becoming more sad truth than satire, now that’s painful.
Fans who follow and journalists who cover Buffalo sports teams have been seen by anyone who knows the least bit about either as eccentrics for some time now. The conception is that they’re masters of overreaction who have two modes – severely blind optimism and damning sky-is-falling negativity.
Here comes the sad part – this calendar year, we’ve solidified our position as those people.
In the early months of the offseason, 2011 was still fresh on our collective mind. The Buffalo Bills fired out of the gates while striding to a very respectable 5-2 r...