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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).
OBL 6/17: Chris Brown hosts; Arthur Moats on his retirement; OBL ICYMI with guests Josh Allen, Sean McDermott, & Jim Kelly
Bills Insider Chris Brown hosted the show today as we discussed what Josh Allen will most likely do in his second NFL season. Former Bills LB Arthur Moats talked about his retirement announcement and his careers with the Bills and Steelers (53:08). We also looked back at some guests from earlier this month: Bills QB Josh Allen (29:04), Bills HC Sean McDermott (1:10:25), and Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly (1:33:03).
OBL 6/14: Sean McDermott recaps the Bills offseason & Josh Allen’s development; Carson Palmer’s thoughts on John Brown; The ‘Lo-Down’ with Lorenzo Alexander
We kicked off the show with Bills head coach Sean McDermott, who recapped OTAs and minicamp and shared his thoughts on Josh Allen’s development heading into his second season. Former NFL QB Carson Palmer discussed being inducted into the Cardinals Ring of Honor, gave his impressions of Josh Allen and Bills WR John Brown, and talked about Cardinals QB Kyler Murray (49:56). Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander discussed being the 2019 ‘Iron Bills’ champion this offseason and preparing for training camp (2:03:01).
OBL 6/13: Chad Hall on his path to becoming the Bills WR coach, Matt Bowen on why Ed Oliver is a perfect fit and more, Chris Brown's observations from Bills minicamp
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 (25:27). ESPN NFL insider/ex-Bill Matt Bowen explained his thoughts on Josh Allen, Robert Foster, and why Ed Oliver is a perfect fit in Buffalo (47:30). Bills insider Chris Brown broke down his observations from minicamp (1:32:05).
OBL 6/12: Bills minicamp continues; Kim Jones on which Bill she’s most excited to watch this season; Bobby Johnson talks the importance of a veteran presence; Andrew Brandt on CBA talks
Bills Insider Chris Brown gave us an update from day 2 of Bills minicamp to start off the show. NFL Network’s Kim Jones shared her observations of Bills minicamp and recapped the Jets offseason (48:54). Bills OL coach Bobby Johnson discussed how the offseason is going so far and the importance of the veterans on the O-line (1:20:46). NFL business insider Andrew Brandt discussed the NFL and NFLPA CBA negotiations and other news around the league (1:35:04).
OBL 6/11: Day 1 of Bills minicamp; Michael Robinson on his prediction that the Bills will win the AFC East in 2019; Ken Dorsey’s thoughts on Josh Allen
To kick off the show, Bills Insider Chris Brown gave us a live update from day 1 of minicamp. NFL Network’s Michael Robinson discussed why he thinks the Bills will win the AFC East in 2019 (49:48). Bills QB coach Ken Dorsey shared his thoughts on Josh Allen and working with the other QBs on the roster (1:17:16). We also heard from center Mitch Morse and RB Frank Gore following practice.
OBL 6/10: Andy Benoit ranks the top QBs in NFL; Jerry Butler talks to the Bills rookie class
We discussed where we will see the most improvement from Josh Allen this season. MMQB’s Andy Benoit shared his impressions of Josh Allen and ranked the top QBs in the NFL (47:35). Former Bills WR Jerry Butler talked about his message to the Bills rookie class and looked back at his career in Buffalo (1:34:16).
OBL 6/7: NBA Finals Game 4 preview with Adrian Wojnarowski; Matt Milano’s road to recovery; Howard Eskin recaps the Eagles’ offseason
ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski previewed Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors and free agency (49:11). Bills LB Matt Milano talked about entering his third season with the team and his recovery from a season-ending injury last year (1:18:27). Philadelphia sports anchor Howard Eskin discussed Carson Wentz’s historic contract extension and recapped the Eagles’ offseason (1:33:12).
OBL 6/6: EJ Manuel joins the ACC Network; Jim Kelly on his upcoming football camp; Devin Singletary adjusts to life in the NFL
Former Bills QB EJ Manuel discussed joining the ACC Network after retiring from the NFL and his career with Buffalo (28:06). Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly talked about his upcoming 32nd annual Jim Kelly Football Camp and shared his early observations of this year’s Bills team (47:30). Bills RB Devin Singletary discussed his college career at Florida Atlantic and adjusting to life in the NFL (1:17:18).
OBL 6/5: David Sills on the transition from QB to WR; NFL news with Field Yates; Leonard Smith on the Bills Super Bowl era
Bills WR David Sills discussed his transition from playing QB to WR, being an undrafted free agent, and how OTAs have been going (34:39). ESPN’s Field Yates talked news around the league and discussed his expectations for Josh Allen heading into his second season (52:11). Former Bills safety Leonard Smith looked back at his playing career in Buffalo during the Super Bowl era (1:40:18).
OBL 6/4: OTA update with Chris Brown; Jack Armstrong previews Game 3 of Raptors vs. Warriors; Tommy Sweeney joins the show; Kyle Williams’ observations of the Bills offseason
Bills Insider Chris Brown joined us at the top of show with an update from today’s OTA. Toronto Raptors color analyst Jack Armstrong previewed Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors (49:44). Bills TE Tommy Sweeney talked about his playing career at Boston College and how OTAs have been going so far (1:17:23). Former Bills DT Kyle Williams discussed his retirement and shared his observations of the Bills offseason (1:32:52).
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.
Christian Wade: “I’m loving every moment of it”
Bills RB Christian Wade joined One Bills Live where he discussed retiring from rugby in the UK to pursue an NFL career as part of the International Player Pathway program. He went into detail about the transition process between the two sports, his goals for the remainder of the offseason, and how he is adjusting to life in Buffalo.
Steve Smith Sr.: “This team will only be as strong as the men next to them”
Former NFL WR Steve Smith Sr. joined One Bills Live where he talked about his message to the Bills rookies, his career in the NFL, and his advice to Bills QB Tyree Jackson at the 2019 NFL Combine.
Eric Wood on his observations of OTAs & Ed Oliver’s strengths
Former Bills center and current Bills color analyst Eric Wood joined One Bills Live where he talked about joining the Bills Radio Network, what the Bills smartest moves were this offseason, and attending Jim Kelly’s annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, June 3rd.