If you read Grantland, you would have come across an interesting piece on the Bills that was equal parts inspiring, depressing and gut wrenching. Among the many topics that the story covers is how Buffalo’s youth is moving away from their affiliation with the Bills and rooting for other NFL teams.
That will happen with 12 years of no playoffs and beyond mediocre teams.
It is an awful pill to swallow when you really think about it. Our team, the franchise that so many Buffalonians have invested so much into has been so bad that the next generation of fans have found other teams to hold their interest. Maybe one day the Bills will turn the corner and start luring fans back to their sideline. It probably won’t be this year though.
Buffalo’s defense has failed to stop the run for most of the year. Because of the defense’s inability to solve any offense, the run of years without the playoffs likely won’t be stopped either. Despite the preseason hype as a darkhorse playof...