Found May 17, 2012 on
This seems to be the offseason for press conferences in Buffalo.
By my count, we've had 5 player conferences (Stevie Johnson, Mario Williams, Mark Anderson, Stephon Gilmore and Vince Young), not to mention Buddy Nix and Chan Gailey's multiple cameos. As much as I love the Bills signing players, I can live without those pressers. Cliche, simpleton questions and predictable answers comes to mind. Every time an athlete delivers one of these speeches, I get a Twitter feed of media members and fans telling me how amazingly articulate this or that player is.
Take Vince Young's presser.
I think every reporter who gets paid in Buffalo must have tweeted about being blown away because of how humble he was during it. What the fu#$ was he suppose to say? "I'm Vince Young and I'm awesome! I'm better than Ryan Fitzpatrick! Jeff Fisher never liked me because the owner always took my side. What about me!? What about Raven Vince Young?!I can throw the deep ball an...
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BUFFALOâ€”Vince Young continues to cement himself as the second-most talked about backup QB in the NFL.
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