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Bills Life: McDermott backs Conor McGregor

Posted Jun 17, 2017

In this week’s Bills Life, head coach Sean McDermott voices his support for boxer Conor McGregor, Tyrod Taylor congratulates QB Michael Vick on his retirement and much more.

Here's the latest in the lives of the Buffalo Bills players, coaches and alumni:


1. McDermott backs Conor McGregor

In his press conference on the final day of mandatory minicamp, Bills head coach Sean McDermott weighed in on one of the hottest topics in the sports world. When asked who he thinks will win the big Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match on Aug. 26, McDermott  backed McGregor.


2. Marcell makes memories at Bisons game

Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus made an appearance at the Buffalo Bisons game on Tuesday for a fun-filled and memorable evening. Named “Marcell Dareus Day,” the event gave fans the opportunity to watch as Dareus threw out the ceremonial first pitch. While on the scene he also signed autographs and spent time with his special guests from the Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo.

“It’s my first time out here and I’ve been in Buffalo for a couple years now, so if I’m going to my first game I wanted to bring kids and have a good time…Them coming out really means a lot to me,” said Dareus.

3. Incognito named 2017 Lifter of the Year

There’s no question that the Bills have been grinding this offseason. Through OTAs and minicamp, the guys have been putting in time on the field and in the weight room. Recently recognized by the team for his outstanding efforts was G Richie Incognito. Named the 2017 Lifter of the Year by Buffalo’s strength and conditioning unit, Incognito took to twitter to share his excitement.

4. Jackson delivers unforgettable message to local student athletes

Bills longtime running back Fred Jackson took a trip back to Western New York last weekend to speak at the Buffalo News Prep Talk Awards. For the high schoolers in attendance, Jackson’s message proved both inspiring and relatable. Stressing the importance of thanking those who’ve made an impact on their lives, Jackson imparted some words of wisdom.

“I just want to start by saying to all of the athletes in here, enjoy this,” said Jackson. “It’s a lot of fun and let this be a stepping stone for you. Look back at this as something to be motivated and like I said, enjoy it. One thing I want you guys to do though, is thank all those people that had something to do with this, said Jackson. Your moms, your dads.”

5. Anderson welcomes baby boy

Bills safety Colt Anderson, a loving husband and proud father of two boys, recently welcomed a third to his family. Anderson, who shared the news on Instagram a day ago, couldn’t be happier. Congrats, Colt!

6. Eddie Yarbrough shares moment with veteran

On Tuesday, June 13, Bills linebacker Eddie Yarbrough took the time to get to know a veteran from Wyoming and his family. Yarbrough who posed for a picture with the group at New Era Field, thanked the vet for his service and for his support as a Bills fan.

7. Taylor congratulates Michael Vick on retirement

In honor of Michael Vick’s NFL retirement ceremony, his friend and fellow Virginia native Tyrod Taylor wished him well. The longtime quarterback played for the Falcons, Eagles, Jets and Steelers over the course of his 15-year tenure.

8. ‘Zo throws celebrity bowling fundraiser

Bills Pro Bowl linebacker Lorenzo Alexander has been busy this offseason. Between his duties on the field and his work in the community, ‘Zo has done his part. Through his ACES Foundation, Alexander will be hosting a celebrity bowling event Saturday, June 17 in Bethesda, MD. Lining the guest list are NFL players LB Zach Brown, WR Antwaan Randle El and DT Kedric Golston.

 

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