ONE BILLS LIVE
OBL 7/16: George Wilson on converting from WR to safety; Brian Baldinger on year two for Edmunds & Allen
We discussed which position in the NFL is most valuable aside from the quarterback. Former Bills safety George Wilson talked about his career with the Bills, the process of switching from WR to safety and what he thinks about today’s Buffalo Bills (55:37). NFL Networks Brian Baldinger shared his thoughts on Bills LB Tremaine Edmunds and QB Josh Allen entering their second years in the NFL (1:45:23).
OBL 7/15: What should an NFL regular-season schedule look like?; NFL rankings with Doug Farrar; NASCAR Driver Daniel Suárez joins the show
We discussed what an NFL regular season schedule should look like. USA Today’s Doug Farrar talked about his rankings around the NFL, where he ranks some of the new Bills offseason moves, and his thoughts on Aaron Rodgers adjusting to a new head coach (1:34:27). NASCAR driver Daniel Suárez joined the show to discuss Go Bowling at the Glen at Watkins Glen on Sunday, August 4th as part of the Monster Energy NASCAR series (1:59:41).
OBL 7/12: What is Josh Allen’s best trait?; The Lo-Down with Lorenzo Alexander
We discussed what Bills QB Josh Allen’s best trait is with Bills Insider Chris Brown. Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander talked about how his offseason is going, what he sees in Josh Allen as a leader, and promoted his 2nd Annual ACES Foundation Community Wellness & STEM Festival that takes place in Buffalo on August, 10 (28:22).
OBL 7/11: What is the future of the feature NFL RB?; Steve Palazzolo lays out the PFF’s grading system
We discussed what the future is for the feature NFL running back with Bills Insider Chris Brown. Pro Football Focus’ Steve Palazzolo laid out the PFF’s grading system and discussed how PFF grades each position on the team (1:33:52).
OBL 7/10: Which NFL player are we most excited to watch in 2019?; Daniel Jeremiah’s top 5 MVP candidates this season; Henry Jones joins the show
We kicked off the show with former Bills DE Alex Carrington where he discussed his career in Buffalo and shared his thoughts on Bills DT Ed Oliver. NFL Draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah went in depth on his top 5 MVP candidates and top 5 defensive player of the year candidates for 2019 (1:12:48). Former Bills S Henry Jones talked about his NFL career, playing in three Super Bowls, and his interest in coaching college or pro football (1:36:44).
OBL 7/9: Defensive playmakers to look for in training camp; Frank Schwab’s 2019 NFL team previews
We discussed which NFL team has the best chance to be a powder keg in 2019 with Bills Insider Chris Brown. We also talked about Bills WR Robert Foster entering his second season with the team and the defensive playmakers to look for in training camp. Yahoo Sports’ Frank Schwab gave his 2019 NFL team previews and shared his thoughts on today’s topic and Josh Allen’s role with the Bills (47:46).
OBL 7/8: Tyler Dunne co-hosts; Are the Bills set up for long term success?
Bleacher Report’s Tyler Dunne co-hosted as we discussed if the Bills are set up well enough for long term success. We also talked about which free agents will make the biggest impact in 2019 and we recapped Tyler’s Bleacher Report article depicting the strained relationship between Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and former HC Mike McCarthy.
OBL 6/28: WIVB’s Josh Reed co-hosts; Mike Tanier on why the run game still matters in the NFL; The perfect offensive line with Robert Mays
We talked about some of the important burning questions for the Bills heading into training camp. Bleacher Report’s Mike Tanier discussed how running the ball still matters in the NFL, who the most important players are for their teams leading into 2019, and he talked about NFL QBs around the league (48:35). The Ringer’s Robert Mays went into detail on how to create the perfect offensive line and the shifting value of the inside linebacker in the NFL (1:45:11).
OBL 6/27: Favorite game day superstitions & rituals; Progress of the Bills defense
We talked about our favorite game day superstitions and rituals. We also discussed how the Bills defense made progress this offseason.
OBL 6/26: Don Beebe reflects on his career with the Bills; The wisdom of Solomon Wilcots
We discussed which pro athletes we wished didn’t have their careers cut short. Former NFL WR Don Beebe talked about playing in six Super Bowls and getting ready for his first season as head coach of Aurora University football (48:49). PFF’s Solomon Wilcots shared his thoughts on Bills CB Tre’Davious White and how the Bills are helping Josh Allen in 2019, and he discussed his “Sideline Sickle Cell” campaign (1:34:19).
OBL 6/25: Which undrafted player on the Bills will have the biggest impact in 2019?; John Randle’s thoughts on Ed Oliver
We discussed which undrafted player on the Bills roster will have the biggest impact in 2019. Pro Football Hall of Fame DT John Randle shared his thoughts on Bills DT Ed Oliver, divulged his secret to trash talking and discussed going undrafted out of Texas A&M-Kingsville in 1990 (1:34:58).
OBL 6/24: Will LeSean McCoy bounce back in 2019?; How to become a great NFL team with Michael Lombardi
We discussed what gives us the most confidence that LeSean McCoy will have a bounce back season in 2019. The Athletic writer Michael Lombardi shared his thoughts on some of the Bills offseason moves and discussed how to go from a good NFL team to a great NFL team (1:32:57).
OBL 6/21: The best way to watch your favorite NFL team, John Clayton on Ed Oliver's impact
Steve Tasker and Bills insider Chris Brown discussed the best way to watch your favorite NFL team and if Zion Williamson or Kyler Murray will have a bigger impact in year one. ESPN Seattle radio host/former ESPN NFL insider John Clayton talked about Ed Oliver's impact with the Bills and the latest on the Steelers and Seahawks (20:03).
OBL 6/20: WROC-TV’s Thad Brown co-hosts; Matt Chatham on the AFC East QBs from the 2018 Draft Class
We talked about which Bills player might make their first Pro Bowl in 2019 with co-host Thad Brown of WROC-TV. Former Patriots linebacker Matt Chatham recapped the Patriots offseason and talked about the AFC East QBs (48:28).
OBL 6/19: Panthers’ offseason recap with Joe Person; Max Kaplan on NFL realignment
We talked about what an ideal Bills division alignment would look like. Princeton graduate Max Kaplan discussed possible options in the NFL for realignment and what it would mean for the league (49:26). The Athletic’s Joe Person talked about the joint training camp practices with the Bills and Panthers and recapped Carolina’s offseason (1:34:45).
OBL 6/18: Breaking down the Bills offseason with Brad Gagnon; Oliver Luck on the XFL’s Feb. 2020 debut
We discussed who might be the surprise breakout player for the Bills in 2019. Bleacher Report’s Brad Gagnon broke down the Bills offseason and shared his thoughts on the Bills’ chances of competing in the AFC East this season (51:51). XFL commissioner Oliver Luck talked about the XFL’s debut in February of 2020 (1:38:31).
George Wilson: “You had to play with an edge on defense”
Former Bills safety George Wilson joined One Bills Live where he talked about his career with the Bills, the process of switching from WR to safety and what he thinks about today’s Buffalo Bills.
Henry Jones: “Being drafted by the Bills during that time was a dream come true”
Former Bills safety Henry Jones joined One Bills Live where he talked about being drafted by the Bills in the first round in 1991, his NFL career, playing in three Super Bowls, and his growing interest in coaching college or pro football.
Don Beebe: “My thoughts went back to Western New York”
Former NFL WR Don Beebe joined One Bills Live where he looked back at his Super Bowl XXXI win, playing in six Super Bowls, and his career with the Bills. He also talked about preparing for his first full season as head coach of Aurora University football.
Sean McDermott: “We’re excited about the future”
Bills head coach Sean McDermott joined One Bills Live to recap Bills OTAs and minicamp, share his thoughts on Josh Allen’s development heading into his second season, and discuss what he expects out of players and coaches leading up to training camp.
Chad Hall: "Attention to detail, very disciplined, that's what I expect"
Bills WR coach Chad Hall discussed his NFL career, his path to joining the team, what he's seen from the receivers and being a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
Bobby Johnson: “Buffalo in general, is a very special place”
Bills offensive line coach Bobby Johnson joined One Bills Live where he discussed how the offseason has been going so far, the importance of having veterans guide the younger players on the roster, and why he’s excited about being back in Buffalo.
Ken Dorsey: “What I’ve been impressed with is his intelligence”
Bills QB coach Ken Dorsey joined One Bills Live where he shared his impressions of second year QB Josh Allen, the other QBs on the roster, and his coaching stint in Carolina.
Jerry Butler: “It’s a great opportunity when alumni can come back and talk to them”
Former Bills WR Jerry Butler joined One Bills Live where he talked about his message to the team’s rookie class, looked back on his career in Buffalo, and discussed his involvement in player development around the league.
Matt Milano: “It feels good to be back out there with the team”
Bills LB Matt Milano joined One Bills Live where he discussed recovery from his season-ending surgery for a broken fibula suffered in December, entering his third season with the team, and how OTAs have been going so far.
Devin Singletary: “I am very blessed”
Bills RB Devin Singletary joined One Bills Live to talk about his college career at Florida Atlantic, being drafted in the third round, what he’s looking forward to in training camp, and getting acclimated to the NFL.
Jim Kelly: “I’m excited for what I see”
Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly joined One Bills Live to recap his golf tournament, talk about the 32nd annual Jim Kelly Football Camp which begins on June 27th, and shared his early observations of this year’s Bills team.
EJ Manuel: “I really enjoyed my time in Buffalo”
Former Bills QB EJ Manuel joined One Bills Live where he discussed joining the ACC Network after retiring from the NFL, playing his final season in Oakland, and his time in Buffalo.
Leonard Smith: “There was something about the Bills that made it more of a family”
Former Bills safety Leonard Smith joined One Bills Live where he looked back at his playing career in Buffalo from 1988-1991. He discussed the Super Bowl era and playing on the Bills defense with Hall of Fame DE Bruce Smith.
David Sills: “I love the culture”
Bills WR David Sills joined One Bills Live where he discussed transitioning from playing QB to WR and his college career at West Virginia. He also talked about being an undrafted free agent, why he chose Buffalo, and how OTAs have been going so far.
Kyle Williams: “I enjoyed 13 great years that went by in the blink of an eye”
Former Bills DT Kyle Williams joined One Bills Live to talk about his retirement and observations of the team’s OTAs. He also shared who he thinks will emerge as a leader on the Bills defense and his thoughts on DT Ed Oliver.
Tommy Sweeney: “Everybody’s locked in on one goal”
Bills TE Tommy Sweeney joined One Bills Live where he discussed how OTAs have been going so far, his playing career at Boston College, and what he likes about being in Buffalo.