Found May 07, 2012 on Buffalo Wins:
Scene: NYC Sports Bar in 2007 Me: Who the hell was that? Some Drunk: That's Fred Jackson. Me: Kirby Jackson? Some Drunk: No, Fred Jackson from Coe College. Me: Where the hell is Coe College? Some Drunk: I don't know, but he just zipped past London Fletch for a 40-yard catch and run. That was my first introduction to Fred Jackson. He took a pass over the middle and as Fletcher seemed to have a beat on him, Freddy put it into 2nd gear and a lunging Fletcher couldn't trip up the Coe College product who raced for 40-yards. But really, who cared? Here's a no-named player who was filling in for an injured Marshawn Lynch on one of Dick Jauron's famous 7-9 teams...Whatever. A guy who seemed to be gaining his 15-minutes of fame in Buffalo like so many other athletes. Just 2007's version of Derrick Holmes and Tim Tindale. 15 minutes became an hour in 2008. That hour grew into a movie a few year later. Now the movie is probably the Bills version of a Os...

Buffalo Bills Extend Fred Jackson: Big 3 Secure

Maybe it had to do with the $4 million freed up by cutting Drayton Florence, or maybe it was just more of the Bills securing players that made them so good to start 2011, but Fred Jackson is now signed to anchor the Buffalo backfield through 2014. There were big expectations from fans for Buffalo to pay the once undrafted Coe College alum whatever it took to keep him in red...

Fred Signs Extension With Buffalo, Asks To Get Paid In Jacksons

The Buffalo Bills showed respect to their 31 year old breakout from the 2011 season as they sign Fred Jackson to a 2 year $9 million dollar extension.  Why did I preface that with his age, you ask?  Cuz he’s a running back and he’s 31.  You need a better reason?  There’s talk that because his body didn’t take the wear and tear up to this point like other RBs did, he still...

Bills Extend Fred Jackson

In a move that most were expecting to get done closer to training camp, the Buffalo Bills have signed a running back Fred Jackson to a two-year extension that will keep him in Buffalo until at least the 2015 season. In a press conference held at One Bills Drive this afternoon Jackson said that Buffalo was the only place he ever wanted to be and he’s happy to finally have it done...

Can Alex Tanney shock the Buffalo Bills, NFL?

Growing up I was always told that getting an education and going to college will help you get any job that you desire. I was told that you could be whatever you wanted but little did I know that reality shows and Youtube would be created. You can now skip the education part by making

At Last, the Buffalo Bills are Doing it Right

  I wrote last season, after their 5-2 start, that it was finally time to take the Buffalo Bills seriously. They rewarded that little piece of writing by losing eight of their next nine ballgames to finish up 6-10 and miss the playoffs for the twelfth straight season. A streak that is currently the longest drought in the NFL. So was I wrong about them early last year? Maybe, maybe...

Buffalo Bills give “trick shot” QB a tryout

While another AFC East team tries to find a role on their team for the 95th best player in the NFL, the Buffalo Bills have offered a tryout to Division III star QB and YouTube sensation Alex Tanney. The former Monmouth College QB threw for 157 career touchdowns while leading the Fighting Scots. But his [...]

Report: Free agent CB Drayton Florence to visit Broncos

And after Former Bills CB @DraytonFlorence visits the Titans on Wednesday, he is scheduled to visit the Broncos in Denver. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 8, 2012 Drayton Florence is a solid cornerback who started 45 games in the past three seasons for the Buffalo Bills. In production and age, he’s similar to recently released Andre Goodman… if the Broncos can get him...

Buffalo Bills Training Camp Battles Part Four: Linebackers

As of now, the Buffalo Bills currently have 10 linebackers on their roster. However, that number is sure to shrink throughout training camp as players fight for playing time. While Kelvin Sheppard and Nick Barnett are locks at middle linebacker and weakside linebacker, with Kirk Morrison expected to start at strong side, there still could be some serious competition at the position...

Bills invite “trick-shot QB” Alex Tanney to rookie mini-camp

The name might not sound familiar to you. Division III Quarterbacks are rarely a household name. Alex Tanney, though, may be the most well known division III QB to hit the market in quite some time. After the Bills tried out former Eagle Vince Young earlier in the week, now they have invited the most accurate (and possibly the best) passer in D3 history to their rookie mini-camp...

My improvements for Ralph Wilson Stadium

When the news broke that the Bills were going to have a press conference on Monday at 2pm, the majority of Twitter assumed that it would be for the announcement for Fred Jackson's contract extension....and they were right. There was also some chatter that it could be the announcement for Ralph Wilson Stadium improvements, which got me thinking... What stadium improvements...
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