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Kim Pegula on Observing Juneteenth | One Bills Live
Bills President and Owner Kim Pegula joined One Bills Live on June 19, 2020 to share her thoughts on the importance of Juneteenth as America and the NFL recognize the holiday. She also discussed what she expects from this season's anthem protests and her role in improving racial relations.
"We've Had Some Great Conversations" | Heath Farwell Joins One Bills Live
Bills Special Teams Coordinator Heath Farwell joined One Bills Live on June 19, 2020 where he discussed the communication between players and coaches from these past few weeks, how he looks to improve his unit in 2020, and the offseason additions to his group.
"I'm Just Happy I Was Able to Prove Myself to the Buffalo Bills" | Quinton Spain Joins One Bills Live
Bills guard Quinton Spain joined One Bills Live on March 16, 2020 to discuss re-signing with the team for three years and how it's a milestone for him after joining the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of West Virginia.
Leslie Frazier Joins One Bills Live
Bills DC/assistant head coach Leslie Frazier joined One Bills Live on March 4, 2020. He discussed being promoted to assistant head coach, other recent coaching changes, the Bills defense being ranked 3rd overall in 2019 and what he's looking forward to in his fourth season in Buffalo.
Kurt Warner talks Bills at the Combine
NFL Hall of Fame member and NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner joined the set of One Bills Live at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Topics Include: What he looks for in a prospect and the workouts at the combine, his thoughts on Josh Allen's play, as well as the newest draft class and prospective free agents.
Jordan Palmer talks Josh Allen, Bills at Combine
Former NFL Quarterback and QB Summit Coach Jordan Palmer joined the set of One Bills Live at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Topics Include: Working with Bills QB Josh Allen in the offseason, Allen's development and throwing mechanics, and the 2020 Draft Class.
Sean McDermott: "One guy certainly can't make a team, but one guy can break a team"
Bills head coach Sean McDermott joined One Bills Live from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. He discussed entering his fourth season, shared his philosophy on player interviews at the NFL Combine, and talked about what's ahead for the team in free agency and the draft.
Frank Reich joins One Bills Live
Colts Head Coach and former Bills QB Frank Reich joined One Bills Live from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. He discussed the team's 2019 season, the sudden retirement of Andrew Luck, and trying to build a winning formula entering his third season in Indy in 2020.
NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah joins One Bills Live
NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah joined One Bills Live from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. He discussed his thoughts on the Bills building a winning team in Buffalo, the wide receiver position in the draft, and the Chargers heading into next season as their radio color analyst.
Brandon Beane: "I enjoy meeting the players…who's the man behind the helmet?"
Bills GM Brandon Beane joined One Bills Live on February 25, 2020 from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. He talked about how his third offseason with the Bills is going so far, the biggest objective here at the Combine, signing pending free agents, and finding team needs in the draft.
NFL Network Draft Analyst Charles Davis Joins One Bills Live
NFL Network draft analyst Charles Davis joined One Bills Live on February 25, 2020 from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. He talked about the amount of talent at this year's combine, the changes to the player drills and looked ahead to the draft.
Lorenzo Alexander's Farewell Lo-Down
Former Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander joined One Bills Live on January 10, 2020 with his Lo-Down on his retirement. He discussed his NFL career, what brought him to the Bills and his retirement plans. He also looked back on his time in Buffalo and shared the impact the community had on him and his family.
Brandon Beane: "I'll Put Our Fans Up Against Anybody"
Bills GM Brandon Beane joined One Bills Live on January 7, 2020 following his end of season press conference. He discussed the 2019 season, previewed what this offseason could look like and gave his appreciation for the fans with their undying support for the team.
Jordan Poyer: "We feel really comfortable where we're at and where we're headed"
Bills safety Jordan Poyer joined One Bills Live on December 31, 2019 where he discussed heading to the playoffs, the last time the Bills faced the Texans in 2018 and the difference between Playoff Caliber and Championship Caliber.
The Lo-Down With Lorenzo Alexander
Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander joined One Bills Live on December 19, 2019 with his "Lo-Down" for the Patriots. He also discussed facing Tom Brady on Saturday, Bills CB Tre'Davious White being named to his first Pro Bowl and the 2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year Charity Challenge.
Mike Tirico: Full credit goes to McDermott, Beane and everybody else
NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico joined One Bills Live to discuss calling this weekend's Bills-Patriots game for NFL Network, the progression he's seen from the Bills under Sean McDermott, and his impression of the team's defense.
Shaq Lawson: "Each week we've gotten better"
Bills DE Shaq Lawson joined One Bills Live to discuss his season so far, the defensive effort against the Steelers, the importance of this weekend's divisional matchup with the Patriots, and the off-the-field charitable work he's done in his hometown.
Jordan Phillips: "We've Done Some Special Things This Year but Nobody's Satisfied"
Bills DT Jordan Phillips joined One Bills Live on December 16, 2019 where he discussed the Bills victory over the Steelers, clinching a playoff spot and what playing for the Bills and the city of Buffalo means to him.
Tremaine & Terrell Edmunds Join One Bills Live
Bills LB Tremaine Edmunds and Steelers safety Terrell Edmunds joined One Bills Live on December 12, 2019. They will be playing against each other along with their older brother RB Trey Edmunds this Sunday as the Bills take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh.
Joe Ferguson Joins One Bills Live
Former Bills QB Joe Ferguson joined One Bills Live on December 3, 2019 where he looked back at his career in Buffalo, shared his experience playing in a Thanksgiving Day game against the Cardinals in 1975 and watching the Bills beat the Cowboys this year on Thanksgiving.
Bruce Smith: "I'm grateful and thankful this documentary was shot"
Bills Hall of Fame DE Bruce Smith joined One Bills Live to discuss "A Football Life: Bruce Smith" that premieres tonight at 10pm on NFL Network. He also looked back on his career in Buffalo and shared his impressions of the Bills victory over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.
Cody Ford: "We've been building on team first"
Bills T Cody Ford joined One Bills Live on November 26, 2019 where he discussed going up against Von Miller in Sunday's win over the Broncos, preparing for the Cowboys and the team culture that has been developing since he began rookie camp over the summer.
John Brown: "I wouldn't choose any other place"
Bills WR John Brown joined One Bills Live on November 25, 2019 where he discussed the win against the Broncos, reflected on his decision to come to Buffalo in March, how his season is going up to this point and preparing to head to Dallas for the Cowboys on Thanksgiving day.
OBL 7/7: Mike Ginnitti on Patrick Mahomes contract; Tom Curran with the latest on the Patriots; Emily Kaplan updates NHL return-to-play plans
Spotrac's Mike Ginnitti went in-depth on Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' 10-year, $503M extension and discussed other big contracts around the league (25:40). NBC Sports' Tom Curran talked about the Patriots signing QB Cam Newton and the latest out of New England (47:24). ESPN's Emily Kaplan discussed the latest in the NHL's return-to-play plans, her thoughts on Kevyn Adams taking over as the Sabres GM, and talked about her article "How NFL offensive linemen escape the 5,000-calorie lunch and transformation in retirement" (1:28:11).
OBL 7/6: What does it mean to you if no fans are allowed in the stands?" Ben Linsey on PFF's ranking the Bills roster 7th overall
We discussed what it means if no fans are allowed in the stands come fall. Pro Football Focus' Ben Linsey talked about why PFF ranked the Bills' roster 7th overall with the 5th best WR group in the NFL and shared his thoughts on under-the-radar RBs in the league (46:56).
OBL 6/26: Jim Trotter on NFL activism; Matt Harmon on the Bills 2020 season; Another edition of 'Tasker's Teammate'
NFL.com's Jim Trotter discussed teams moving ahead with training camps, what the NFL could look like this season, and activism within the league and how that has changed over the past few years (46:27). Yahoo Sports' Matt Harmon talked about how hard it will be for the Bills to mess up the 2020 season (1:10:29). Another edition of 'Tasker's Teammate' where Bills Insider Chris Brown gives Steve Tasker clues about a former teammate he played with (1:31:28).
OBL 6/25: Concerns with a shortened NFL preseason; Andrew Brandt on the NFL's push for a 2020 season
We discussed some of the biggest concerns with a shortened NFL preseason. Sports Illustrated's Business of Sports Analyst Andrew Brandt went in-depth on his latest article "Playing Football in 2020 Would Mean Prioritizing Financial Interests Over Health and Safety." He also discussed if we could see waivers or opt-outs from players, roster exemptions, and the change in attitude the league has regarding protesting for social injustices (45:38).
OBL 6/24: Should the NFL set fan capacity?; Judy Battista with the latest NFL protocols and news; Michael Lombardi on possible salary cap decrease in 2021
We discussed if the NFL should set fan capacity limits to maintain competitive equity following reports that the league may allow each team to dictate their own attendance policy. NFL.com's Judy Battista talked about the likelihood the league will delay the start of season, what the preseason could look like, and the NFL's plan on testing for COVID-19 (46:19). The Athletic's Michael Lombardi discussed how teams need to budget now for a possible salary cap decrease in 2021, how the loss in revenue effects the team and players, and shared his most obvious and non-obvious questions about the Bills heading into 2020 (1:29:25).
OBL 6/23: Biggest impact on a successful Bills season?; Cynthia Frelund talks analytics of Bills defense; Chase Goodbread gives update on college football protocols
We discussed which outside factor could have the biggest impact on a successful Bills season and why. NFL analytics expert Cynthia Frelund talked about her top 7 rookie RBs for 2020, her impression of how the Bills defense works as a whole, and having safety Jordan Poyer listed in her most underappreciated players list (47:35). NFL.com's Chase Goodbread discussed what college football could look like in the fall if schools are open, potential protocols for visiting scouts, and college prospects getting creative in their workouts (1:30:10).
OBL 6/22: Brian Daboll joins the show
We discussed which Bills players 25 years or younger will have the brightest future and why. Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll recapped how the virtual offseason went, discussed the importance of continuity in the offense, evaluating talent during a limited offseason and training camp, and adding players to help in the redzone (14:50).
OBL 6/19: Recognizing Juneteenth: Kim Pegula, Heath Farwell and "The Forgotten Man," Fritz Pollard
As America and the NFL recognize Juneteenth, we took an opportunity to observe, learn, and educate. Bills President and Owner Kim Pegula shared her thoughts on the importance of the holiday, what she expects from this season's anthem protests, and her role in improving racial relations (8:11). Maddy Glab sat down with Bills Nickel Coach Jim Salgado and Medaille World History Professor Nathan Hare to get a background on Juneteenth and what we can do as a nation to improve equality (42:44). Producer/Director Anthony Smith gave us an inside look at the upcoming NFL 360 documentary, "Fritz Pollard: A Forgotten Man" (1:29:37). Finally, Bills Special Teams Coordinator Heath Farwell discussed the communication between players and coaches from these past few weeks, how he looks to improve his unit in 2020, and the offseason additions to his group (1:47:56).
OBL 6/18: Joel Corry on upcoming contracts, 2021 salary cap; Ben Volin updates the NFL's plan to return to play in 2020
We discussed some of the biggest questions that must be answered in training camp. CBS Sports' Joel Corry discussed why many rookies haven't signed their rookie deals yet, how COVID-19 has affected the signing of players who are up for new contracts this season and speculated on various big name deals that are to come before training camps start around the league (45:50). The Boston Globe's Ben Volin talked about the league wide acceptance of a national protest during the National Anthem and how likely an NFL season will happen and what it will look like amid COVID-19 concerns (1:30:56).
OBL 6/17: Fred Smerlas & teammates setup GoFundMe to aid Ben Williams' family; Troy Vincent on the NFL being a vocal leader for change; Gregg Rosenthal projects AFC East starters for 2020
Former Bills DT Fred Smerlas talked about reaching out to the Bills community to help the family of former Buffalo teammate Ben Williams and looked back at some memories on his time with the Bills (27:18). NFL EVP of Football Operations Troy Vincent discussed the role the NFL could take to be a vocal leader for change in America, his reaction to the racial injustices in our country and around the world and talked about preparing for the 2020 NFL season amid COVID-19 concerns (47:22). NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal gave his choice for the Bills best homegrown player, his projected starters for 2020 around the AFC East and his ranking of Bills GM Brandon Beane (1:28:43).
OBL 6/15: Would You Rather: Football Edition; Arthur Moats talks "M.O.A.T.S. Theory of Life"
We discussed who might be the Bills X-factor in 2020. Maddy Glab asked Steve Tasker 'Would You Rather: Football Edition'. Bills/Steelers LB and Pittsburgh radio host Arthur Moats discussed his book "M.O.A.T.S. Theory of Life", the latest on the Steelers and his reaction to the racial injustices and the role professional athletes hold in terms of using their platforms to create change (1:28:34).
OBL 6/12: Nate Boyer talks activism in professional sports; Sheil Kapadia's football nerd guide to the Bills
We discussed the balance of power shifting in the world of sports. Former NFL long snapper and former Army Green Beret Nate Boyer talked about his conversations with Colin Kaepernick in 2016 about kneeling during the National Anthem, his reaction to Roger Goodell's response to racial injustices in America today and his thoughts on activism in professional sports (47:11). The Athletic's Sheil Kapadia shared his football nerd guide to the 2020 Buffalo Bills (1:30:29).
OBL 6/11: Josh Norman on advocating for social justice; David Baker on HOF's plan for summer ceremony
We discussed that if there's no fans, what will we miss most about training camp. We also talked about the State of the Bills: Offensive Line and Bills CB Josh Norman on why Buffalo was part of his 6-city tour to help raise awareness and advocate for social justice. Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker discussed how the HOF is planning summer events amid COVID-19 concerns, the importance of holding the HOF ceremony in Canton as usual and what the Hall of Fame Game could look like in the future (1:29:15).
OBL 6/10: Is Josh Allen undervalued?; Neil Reynolds on why Josh Norman wanted to join the Bills
In an ESPN redraft, Josh Allen was selected 22nd out of all the QBs. We discussed this and if Josh Allen is undervalued and why. We also talked about the State of the Bills: Special Teams. Sky Sports Neil Reynolds shared his thoughts on no fans in stands for sports, recapped his podcast episode that feature Bills CB Josh Norman and discussed how the NFL and sports can change racial injustice issues in American and around the world (50:16).
OBL 6/9: What will broadcast do if no fans in stands; Doug Farrar on the NFL outlook in 2020; Eric Wood joins the show
We discussed what the NFL broadcast could look like in the fall with no fans in the stands. USA Today Sports' Doug Farrar talked about what the NFL may look like in 2020 and the NFL's reaction to racial justices in America (50:49). Bills radio color analyst and former Bills center Eric Wood discussed the NFL protocols of returning to facilities, his thoughts on playing in front of no fans in the stands and the culture change in the Buffalo locker room and how that has led to the team's success (1:29:17).
OBL 6/8: State of the Bills: Running Backs; Lindsay Jones talks NFL protocols for players return
We discussed which part of the Bills game play will make the biggest jump in 2020 and why. We also talked the State of the Bills: Running Backs. The Athletic's Lindsay Jones discussed the NFL's protocols for players returning to team facilities, what comes next for the NFL following the Black Lives Matter protests and shared the Post -Draft NFL Rankings (1:28:21).
Tasker's Teammate | One Bills Live
Another edition of Tasker's Teammate on June 26, 2020 where Bills Insider Chris Brown gives Steve Tasker clues about a former teammate he played with. Can he get the answer correct? His former teammate will then join the show after Steve guesses (or doesn't guess) who it is.
Brian Daboll Joins One Bills Live
Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll joined One Bills Live on June 22, 2020 where he recapped how the virtual offseason went. He also discussed the importance of continuity in the offense, evaluating talent during a limited offseason and training camp, and adding players to help in the redzone.
Eric Wood Joins One Bills Live
Former Bills center and current Bills radio color analyst Eric Wood joined One Bills Live on June 9, 2020 where he discussed the NFL protocols of returning to facilities, his thoughts on playing in front of no fans in the stands and the culture change in the Buffalo locker room and how that has led to the team's success.
Tasker's Teammate | One Bills Live
Another edition of Tasker's Teammate on June 5, 2020 where Chris Brown gives Steve Tasker clues about a former teammate he played with. Will he get this week's answer right? We'll also be joined by his former teammate.
"This Is an Opportunity to Do It the Right Way" | Leslie Frazier Joins One Bills Live
Bills defensive coordinator/assistant head coach Leslie Frazier joined One Bills Live on June 4, 202 where he discussed his message to his team regarding the racial injustices in America, the efforts to increase opportunities for black coaches in the NFL and how he's seen the team adapt during this unique offseason.
"We Embrace This City Like It's Ours" | Dean Marlowe Joins One Bills Live
Bills defensive back Dean Marlowe joined One Bills Live on June 4, 2020 where he discussed his and his wife's efforts to help clean up after the riots in Buffalo, his adjustment to this year's offseason and his versatility he brings to the Bills defense.
"They've Taken the Bull by The Horns" | Sean McDermott Joins One Bills Live
Bills head coach Sean McDermott joined One Bills Live on June 3, 2020 where he discussed the virtual offseason so far, Josh Allen and co working out in Florida, the prospect of holding a training camp safely and what the season could look like with no fans. He also gave his response to the racial injustice protests in Western New York and America.
"Use Your Platform to Create the Change" | Lorenzo Alexander Joins One Bills Live
Former Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander joined One Bills Live on June 2, 2020 where he gave his thoughts on the recent racial injustices in America and talked about how someone can help (12:00). He also discussed how his retirement has been going so far and his thoughts on the Bills offseason.
Pete Bommarito: How The Bills Are Staying In Shape This Offseason
Owner and President of Bommarito Performance Systems Pete Bommarito joined One Bills Live on May 29, 2020 where he discussed his offseason workings with numerous Bills players, how he's taking precautions under the pandemic guidelines and his unique approach to keeping players in shape.
"I Felt That This Was A Great Fit for Me" | Quinton Jefferson Joins One Bills Live
Bills DL Quinton Jefferson joined One Bills Live on May 21, 2020 where he talked about this decision to join a contender in Buffalo, his versatility he brings to the defensive line and his relationship with Dan Morgan and teammate Stefon Diggs.
Hall of Fame GM Bill Polian Joins One Bills Live
Former Bills GM Bill Polian joined One Bills Live on May 20, 2020 where he discussed the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the NFL's offseason, his career with Buffalo and shared his thoughts on the current Bills and league.
Darryl Talley Remembers Ben Williams on One Bills Live
Former Bills LB Darryl Talley joined One Bills Live on May 19, 2020 where he remembered teammate DE Ben Williams and talked about how Williams was a mentor to him as a rookie. He also shared his thoughts on the 2020 Bills.
Hall of Famer Andre Reed Joins One Bills Live
Former Bills WR Hall of Famer Andre Reed joined One Bills Live on May 14, 2020 where he discussed his COVID-19 relief efforts, the current state of the NFL and the 2020 Buffalo Bills.
"You've Got To Lead By Example" | Tyler Matakevich Joins One Bills Live
Bills LB Tyler Matakevich joined One Bills Live on May 13, 2020 where he talked about his career in Pittsburgh as captain of special teams, what he will bring to the Bills defense and special teams and what he's looking forward to coming to Buffalo.
"No One Knows How Good I Could Be" | Harrison Phillips Joins One Bills Live
Bills DT Harrison Phillips joined One Bills Live on May 6, 2020 where he discussed his rehab, how virtual offseason training has been going, his thoughts on the team's offseason moves and donating food to medical staff in WNY fighting on the front lines during this pandemic.
"Do You Prefer The Bills To The Underdog or The Favorite?" | One Bills Live Poll
John Murphy and Steve Tasker polled fans on May 6, 2020 if they prefer the Bills being the hunted or the hunter and if they're ready to take on the favorite role in 2020.