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OBL 7/18: NFLPA president Eric Winston on league issues and NFL Network's Bucky Brooks on rookie outlooks
Steve Tasker and Chris Brown discussed which AFC East QB is under the most pressure during training camp. NFLPA president Eric Winston talked about the PA's approach to league issues and playing with AJ McCarron and Russell Bodine (51:30). NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks broke down best and worst case scenarios for rookies like Josh Allen and his breakout players (1:41:20).
OBL 7/17: Mike Tanier on underrated teams & zany strategies, why the Bills will make the playoffs and which AFC East team has the most question marks
We discussed which AFC East team has the most question marks heading into training camp and five reasons why the Bills will make the playoffs in 2018. Bleacher Report NFL national lead writer Mike Tanier broke down the most underrated teams, zany strategies and other news around the league (1:42:30).
OBL 7/16: Warren Sharp on his 2018 Football Preview, SI's Andy Benoit on the Raiders, Chargers and more
We discussed which AFC teams will return to the playoffs in 2018. Warren Sharp discussed his 2018 Football Preview (51:00). Sports Illustrated MMQB columnist Andy Benoit talked about the differences between the NFL and college football and outlooks for the Raiders and Chargers (1:39:30).
OBL 7/12: Paul Maguire looks back at career; Luke Tasker’s CFL experience; Lorenzo Alexander offseason regimen
Today we discussed which Bills player has the most at stake during this year’s training camp. Former Bills punter and 3-time AFL Champion Paul Maguire discussed his NFL career on the field and in the broadcast booth (27:29). Tiger Cats WR Luke Tasker talked about his experience in the CFL and teammate Johnny Manziel (52:12). Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander updated us on his offseason workouts, his thoughts on the NBA and contracts in the NFL (1:43:35).
OBL 7/11: Best play-by-play pairs; Andrew Brandt on guaranteed contracts in the NFL
Today we discussed which Bills defensive player could make the Pro Bowl in 2018. Author David Halberstam talked about his rankings of the top play-by-play pairs in the same market, including Van Miller and Rick Jeanneret (54:11). Sports business analyst Andrew Brandt shared his thoughts on the NFLPA filing a grievance over the leagues new anthem policy and the LeSean McCoy allegations (1:45:57).
OBL 7/10: Fred Jackson scores big in flag football; Pro Football Researches Assoc. comes to Buffalo
We had a packed show with guests today. Assistant Executive Director of the Pro Football Researches Association George Bozeka talked about the PFRA bi-annual convention in Buffalo (28:03). The MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas shared details from her article on what players do during the offseason and rule changes around the league (52:08). Former Bills RB Fred Jackson talked about his participation in the AFFL as part of Team Ocho and his love for the game now that he’s retired (1:40:07).
OBL 7/9: Training Camp Fan Experience, Will Brinson updates NFL Happenings
John and Steve talked about how they spent their vacations and we discussed what the best part of training camp is for fans. CBS Sports’ Will Brinson give us updates on news around the league including changes in the 2018 NFL Rule Book (1:43:15).
OBL 6/29: The Ideal Bills QB Situation, Dan Orlovsky, Lorenzo Alexander, Phil Savage & more
We polled the fans on their ideal QB situation when training camp ends. NFL QB Dan Orlovsky shared his thoughts on how Josh Allen will transition into training camp (29:03). Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander shared his outlook on the team during their offseason break (52:22). Former Senior Bowl Executive Director Phil Savage talked about his role with the new Alliance of American Football league (1:40:16).
OBL 6/28: Training Camp Memories, Ross Tucker’s early career injuries, and Elliot Harrison’s coach rankings
Today we shared some of our favorite training camp memories over the years with WKBW’s Joe Buscaglia. Former NFL offensive lineman Ross Tucker recapped his first years in the league (30:57). NFL.com’s Elliot Harrison discussed his coach rankings and All-Under 25 team (1:40:19).
OBL 6/27: Bills Players facing a make-or-break season, officiating update with Dean Blandino
WKBW’s Sports Director Joe Buscaglia co-hosted with Steve today as we discussed which Bills players are facing a make-or-break season. NFL’s Manpal Arora discussed what the new deal with CBS means for fans streaming games this season (51:31). Former NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino discussed the recent retiring of longtime officials and about league rule changes for the upcoming season (1:42:43).
OBL 6/26: Favorite Individual Seasons in Bills History, Wild Rams Offseason in LA
We discussed which Bills Individual Seasons were our favorites with Bills Insider Chris Brown. LA Daily News Rams Columnist Vincent Bonsignore talked about how the Rams are preparing for 2018 and gave us a recap on a tour of the new stadium in Inglewood (51:47). Finally, we debated the NFL’s Top 100 Players of 2018.
OBL 6/25: McCoy’s HOF Potential, Eric Moulds looks back on 1998 season
Bills Insider Chris Brown discussed what Bills RB LeSean McCoy’s potential for the Pro Football HOF is with guest former Eagles LB and current sports radio host Ike Reese (52:41). Former Bills WR Eric Moulds joined us to help promote the ‘Buffalo Bills Top 10 Series; Individual Seasons’ and to discuss which seasons were most memorable to him (1:20:21).
OBL 6/21: Brad Gagnon on the Bills 2018 breakout player; Tyler Polumbus on Case Keenum's takeover in Denver
Bills Insider Chris Brown co-hosting another edition of the show, the final show of the week. Bleacher Report's Brad Gagnon joined us (50:40) to discuss his breakout players around the NFL and every team's biggest mistake over the past decade. Former Broncos o-lineman and current radio analyst Tyler Polumbus called in (1:44:00) and talked about why Case Keenum is ready to takeover in Denver. Plus, we discussed which Bills offensive player is primed for their first Pro Bowl appearance.
OBL 6/20: Chris Brown co-hosts, Impact of new starting QBs around NFL
We talked about which team with a new opening day starter at QB will be most improved from last year with Bills Insider Chris Brown. 1500ESPN Vikings reporter Matthew Coller discussed how the Vikings look to improve from last season with the addition of Kirk Cousins (55:01).
OBL 6/19: Chris Brown co-hosts, rookie QB talk around the league
We discussed which rookie QB will start first this season with Bills Insider Chris Brown. WNST's Nestor Aparico discussed Lamar Jackson (50:38), Eric Allen from newyorkjets.com talked about Sam Darnold (1:22:49), Darren Urban from azcardinals.com shared his thoughts on Josh Rosen (1:40:46) and sports writer for Cleveland.com Dan Labbe talked Baker Mayfield (2:04:26).
OBL 6/18: Chris Brown/Thurman Thomas host, Reid Ferguson/Colton Schmidt on World Cup, Reiss on Pats
Bills Insider Chris Brown and HOF RB Thurman Thomas discussed the biggest factors in the new team culture. Bills LS Reid Ferguson and P Colton Schmidt talked FIFA World Cup 2018 (54:20). ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss shared his thoughts on Tom Brady possibly retiring (1:41:10).
Paul Maguire on his best moments on and off the field
Former Bills punter Maguire joined One Bills Live to talk about his three straight AFL Championships, his time in Buffalo, and his long career in the broadcast booth.
Fred Jackson: “Buffalo will always be home”
Former Bills running back Fred Jackson joined One Bills Live to talk about his participation in the American Flag Football League as part of Team Ocho. He also discussed details on his youth football camp that will take place later this summer and his love for Buffalo.
Eric Moulds: 1998 Season - “Opportunity to break and set records”
Former Bills WR joined One Bills Live today to discuss being a part of the ‘Buffalo Bills Top 10 Series; Individual Seasons’ and which seasons were most memorable to him.
Sean McDermott: "It's been a real team effort since day 1"
Bills head coach Sean McDermott joined One Bills Live to talk about wrapping up minicamp and preparing for training camp in July. Canisius men's basketball head coach Reggie Witherspoon also joined us.
Tremaine Edmunds: "Just getting better every day"
Bills LB Tremaine Edmunds talked about being drafted in the first round, his NFL family tree, and learning the defense so far as a rookie.
Mike Love: "I feel like I fit here"
Bills undrafted free agent DE Mike Love joined One Bills Live today to talk about how his upbringing inspired him to play football, his career at South Florida, and why he chose to come to Buffalo.
Cornelius Bennett: "We've leaned on each other through thick and thin"
Former Bills LB Cornelius Bennett discussed the three-team trade that brought him to the team and his career with Buffalo.
Josh Allen: "This is what I love to do"
Bills first round pick QB Josh Allen joined One Bills Live today to talk about working with QB specialist Jordan Palmer, how he thinks the offseason has been going so far, and what he likes about Buffalo.
AJ McCarron: "It takes a team to win"
Bills QB AJ McCarron discussed joining the team in free agency, his first team reps in OTAs and his time with the Bengals.
Wyatt Teller: "It's truly a family here"
Bills G Wyatt Teller joined One Bills Live today to talk about his career at Virginia Tech, Bills teammate Tremaine Edmunds, and what he likes about being in Buffalo.
Julian Stanford: "It's like a family"
Bills LB Julian Stanford joined One Bills Live to talk about his career with the Jets, what he likes about the culture in Buffalo, and how the OTAs are going so far.
Leslie Frazier: "I think we've made quite a bit of progress"
Bills DC Leslie Frazier joined One Bills Live to talk about how the OTAs have been going so far, new additions to the coaching staff and roster, and his second season as DC for Buffalo.
Brian Daboll: "They're a pleasure to work with, they're professionals"
Bills OC Brian Daboll joined One Bills Live today to talk about how OTAs are going so far, his first impressions on first-round pick Josh Allen, and the offense for the 2018 season.
Russell Bodine: "I think we're all going in the right direction"
Bills C Russell Bodine joined One Bills Live to talk about his time playing in Cincinnati, the offense for the 2018 season, and OTAs so far.
Dan Morgan: "This is what I love"
Bills Director of Player Personnel Dan Morgan joined One Bills Live today to discuss his decision on his post NFL career, working 7 seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, and why he thinks he is a good fit in Buffalo.
Levi Wallace: "I want to show people you can do anything"
Bills UDFA CB Levi Wallace joined One Bills Live today to discuss the loss of his father, walking-on at Alabama, and participating in OTAs.