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Howard Simon Jeremy why it's. Got it says what he believes and believes what he says he'd make sure that you feel it increased potency you gonna know. From the passion and emotion that he brings out that he really wants the best for everybody around. That's something I have to give me his spirits. It goes along with any defense in the league of symmetry turnovers that's key tackle well play fundamentally sound football not to have any big plays and big runs in north on the offense earn points that are in our guards were there may be but I just think that you can go to any defense only and say my tackle will McIntyre was was just a matter of doing. I think the ruling and sets up everything. If you're involved in these are actually two blocks to its next safety in the box and that's going through EST so they'll pass lanes and scored better feel them so. He has value was Kansas player under the can be fierce. None WGR. Sports Radio 515. New bills. Mike Tolbert like a night Patrick DiMarco. And we will tackle football sour Howard G every break we hear on WRK. So like there's a big weather event coming and supposed to start like tonight through tomorrow into Wednesday. 82 fifteen inches depending on where you're at. Some high winds going on as well so it's there's a winter storm warning for basically all of Western New York in this isn't just the south on thing no the results said it's not a lake effect those that control the north downtown that's we're going to yet we can't just disregard this one now we can't we normally do we can't it's make fun of people and south are going. Yeah we got it. Now it's gonna hit everybody. We've got all the details our sister station WB yen. And they got you covered you wanna check out what's happening go to their website WB EN dot com. They got a really cool map with different shades of color and numbers are great all that explains everything to people like me you have no idea what they're talking about when it comes to media row he. But yet we're supposed to get a whole bunch of snow. And everybody so WB EN dot com if you want the latest on the winter storm warning storm totals when it's gonna hit. And other issues that are involved in that we're we're just you know that you're just talking about the NCA tournament the sabres in the bills. Whatever is undermine any of those topics we'd love to hear from you at 8030550. In any thoughts on the bracket the teams coming to buffalo. And the sabres weekend and we'll get football here too you missed bull Tyrod. Resigning in restructuring I was listening though and you missed Stephon Gilmore patriot I was listening I was sitting there in in. Sunshine in whatever degrees Saturday 700. Listening on the app listening to you. Talk about all this listening to people call and so I I was touch I was. I was at WGR listener was a very interesting experience to see. You know what it's like just to be they're listening to the shell has announced they were listening as the bills added a couple fullbacks. I we made a lot of jokes about more fullback I did see your tweets about that and I'd just like it was kinda odd that they kept attic. Pull back happens. Yeah no luck. I think everything has gone but I I think for me. The only what do you make me angry here at the restructure was I was angry initially just because with me. I just think he has to he has I think there's I think he has his ceiling I'm not expecting honestly I'm really not expecting anything different from tyra disease there really enough. But the restructure was fine there's less dead money there's less of a long term commitment there's less guaranteed money up front. Great southern restructure I think the bills got what they wanted in the restructured contract. More so I think the bills won the restructure as opposed Tyrod may be felt god knows what's out there on the open market and he just accepted the bills restructured five. It's a good contract now from the bill standpoint it doesn't really crushed them if they decide to move on from him after 2017. The thing that would worry me about that. Is that they would say we're good. At quarterback I mean they I don't assume they're gonna bring in some veteran back up here they only have. Two quarterbacks on the roster Karr dale Jones and Tyrod Taylor assume the bring in somebody as a veteran back up. I'd still like him to draft a quarterback I don't think it's going to happen. If it does I doubt it happens in the first three rounds I think would be a flyer maybe they'd trade back into the fourth round and take somebody there. I'd still like to see and take a quarterback. The best guy they can get their hands on I don't think that'll happen I'm just worried that it's Heyward got we're we're gonna go with Tyrod. And you know what if it doesn't work in 27 team world. Address quarterback the 2018 draft letting that be a mistake that would bar of the bothers me about that. Other than that. Go ahead take a shot I just just don't expect anything different even if they spent a first round pick a wide receiver. And Sammy stays healthy the deep ball probably be Bakken Tyrod game or was two years ago not last year. As don't expect a big improvement and it and all of a sudden like wall came out this off them and on the unexpected. After a big time flurry of. NFL activity kind of got quiet over the weekend. In a bunch of signings right. Thursday Friday and then Saturday Sunday what the the trade of Brandon cooks. You're waiting for a few more of the pieces of the quarterback carousel to bland wherever they land. You know loss while the move and Taylor resigns but. There's still a good number of dominoes to fall and on and who's gonna end up where. And thank you look around the jets Europe appear to be you know tearing down maybe go to. The bills are. White rebuilding and retooling. They're tinkering with their offense. Is gonna say tweaking but I think we can be sure week when you win and you're just and then you're tweaking that will there'll a lot of players that'll be new on this team but it doesn't seem like any one player. That they have brought in is gonna make a monstrous difference right. Tyrod comes back the fullbacks sure up Micah Hyde essentially helps replace Aaron Williams and or Stephon Gilmore got I am. I haven't made any move that is a wow Mikey just got better I wasn't expecting that in free agency from the no probably not you're gonna hope that happens in the draft meanwhile in the division the patriots got some fun Gilmore and random Koch's like the best team in the league or at least one of them. Divesting this division for short. Just went out and landed the top corner on the market and traded for Brandon cooks like spec to be a monster in their offense tonight. I like to trade for Dwayne Allen I think on the other Martellus Bennett was fine anyway. But whether he's the second guy with Crocker grunt can't stay healthy I think that's a nice pickup for knowing and as well and gives Brady a really good target at tight end for that right. As much as we make fun of New England. I I like their moves this off season I think they've had a fight and prevent them because it's the patriot well. You mean we make fun of the idea that they think they're different for everybody I'll write but their building they made really good moves and and they know they were getting some. Flak if you will for the Gilmore contract. Forty million dollars guaranteed over the first two years OK so. And a whole bunch captain of the room and he's good why is really good quarterbacks though they had they had a bunch of cap room. They got rid of guys that we're gonna get big contracts they traded Jamie Collins they had gotten rid of Chandler Jones like you know they wanna keep Donta hightower. That's gonna cost him a ton of money. But they're in a position where they can afford Gilmore he's a very good pick up for them so I I think New England. Had a had a tremendous few days stretch there they're still clearly. Mean they were anyway they probably could have done nothing it's a bit of rest of the division. But they're just they're clearly still the big guys to beat an idol again it was going to be them. I'd still make him the favorite and in the in the conference to get through another Super Bowl on its luster absolutely and at what the bills you know what I think share me just from again tracking it from the outside being away and trying to keep up on all the stories and everything. It seems like you know I I do read the word about culture I hate it seems like Tolbert was that. For sure bring I think bringing Kyle Williams was all about the back he's still a good player he was very good last season but I think there's a lot. That Sean McDermott is putting in the old. Leadership culture. Locker room I saw. What what did he do get rid of the video games and pool table or something like that yup so I think they're the new coach. Is taking a very much feels like a very old school approach of I've got to change the culture in this room. I'm gonna bring and a guy like Mike Tolbert who maybe not not the greatest football player in the world but. Work ethic leadership culture this is how we practice this is how we prepare. I thought I thought McDermott did something about it's not just Sunday game day it's Monday through Saturday. So it sounds like he's trying to find guys that will come in here with a certain attitude and hope that it kinda. Permeates the room on the roster this season but believe me. He yet that's fine I'm just not I think that can be overblown a really do. He got good players usually could ever really good quarterback and good players are gonna find a way to win football games. I don't get as caught up in. Winning culture a sick about that last night I mean Dick Jauron came over from Chicago what do you about twelve or thirteen win season. It winning culture Gregg Williams came from Tennessee in a winning culture under Jeff Fisher that make the playoffs he went belly up here. Mike Malarkey came from Pittsburgh winning culture Tom Donahoe roster building came from Pittsburgh winning culture. I don't get as caught up in that stuff I think if you got the right players she went. Even if they don't all hang out together after the game and barbecue in the parking lot I honestly I believe you get the right players you'll find a way to win football games even if there's someone in my head cases. So wells they'll mark. The team now that the bills will go into the season with the idea of what McDermott being the face of the franchise McDermott in the voice McDermott being the guy that's going to wrap present. What they stand for sounds like he's getting the final say on the roster they keep bringing in his guys. It looks like I mean I I would assume the Tyrod decision was. Hits. Sure didn't seem like the GM was down what Tyrod maybe was with the restructure had to be because of that they like there there it seems like they're bringing guys that McDermott says I need them on my roster I feel the same way that that McDermott is making this this football team will be an extension of McDermott his imprint yes and they have read of course they do the renovations to. Fieldhouse locker room that's not really a big news story it just something that has happened over the last couple years. I talk for this briefly on Friday removing the pool table the video games and stuff that doesn't I agree. Whatever doesn't mean anything. To have amenities in the locker room is entirely stander I don't think it brings down a team's chances of winning mean either but what it does do. Is show that he's. Not to say he's my way or the highway kind of guy but he's putting his but he said is different yeah he's putting his stamp on this roster he showing. Fans with a kind of guy that he is the kind of coach he wants to be. And whether that's you know this team all the sudden becomes more professional. They don't take a lot of penalties because they're more disciplined that stuff can work. For a lot of people but you can still lose an awful lot of football games by not taking any penalties or or by being committed Monday through Saturday rightly. We're gonna keep keep talking about the quarterback now we don't Tyrod here and the question immediately goes to our two draft. You know I every week I've got a new breakdown of who the best quarterback in this class whether it's worth waiting till next year you know. Ball velocity is the last one I saw that to Shawn Watson actually the velocity on his throws is actually below the caught off numbered holes to be a 55. And eating under 55 as low as low in Watson's below that Coca Zoellick more homes has the lightest Armand Robiskie in the middle. In what we're trying to value all these different quarterbacks in what the bill's plan might be and the thing I'd brought up on Friday when you're here was. I just hope that having Tyrod. Doesn't prevent them from making the call on somebody else make you know if you and they've done this before they've had a quarterback they believe in an off. And not drafted one because of it never its loss minute and they reacted instead of getting ahead of the game loss and or EJ Manuel web birdies and I'm not established starting quarterback. Who's young with. And you think it's a ceiling in because of that you don't take you guys both Taylor the difference would be here's your three. I think you have a pretty good idea of his ceiling in for the bills should be able to see that that the overall product better than any other time they've been in this spot and that. Like how much will that affect them if they have the exact same season that they just had me is it a first round quarterback. If they have a little bit better season than they just had in Taylor throws 23 touchdowns is it a first round quarterback or did they tweaking go. This was a little step right Tyrod right now we got to get better at such and such position it's easy to say there of course we're gonna continue to look for quarterbacks is very easy to say that but then you get in the moment in the get up there and its tenth overall pick are right who we want. But we do have Robiskie really high or whoever might be and he still on the board. Bought and then what does that is it Sean McDermott that is pushing there to say. None and no I'm gonna need that corner aren't gonna need it this receiver for Taylor. Who who pulls the blue pulls the car who's actually in charge you know with Whaley. He's kind of faded into the background here and it's McDermott continues to put his stamp on the roster on the overall the work ethic and all that narrative. I think that extends to draft day to. And that's the part that would trouble me and again I I would not expect from. I was just thinking like that what do what do fall through quarterbacks are on the board in the bill throughout the ten I don't expect in the take a quarterback and I think. I think that would be a mistake I think that's how the bills probably most franchises operate you know they don't. They don't do something until they have to reactive instead of proactive the bills for sure have been reactive instead of proactive I think that would be a mistake and that's why. That's the one thing. That troubled me about Tyrod again I didn't have an issue with him back I just always felt he hasn't for meat. He hasn't earned their right to be called the incumbent that's your job and there's no competition. Coaches will say there's a competition they always say that stuff but I'm gonna Dahlia. Really does is anybody gonna feel. Let's say they've dealt they're bring in a third quarterback. Just a veteran guy for the sake of having an insurance policy would anybody go into the spring. And then the summer feeling that there's a legitimate competition quarterback now of course not eating. Tyrod would basically have to vomit all over the place to lose the job. It's his job. I think that's that that would not have been my approach to the offseason sake. We're we've got our guy he's the incumbent we restructure his contract and now let's go build around Tyrod Taylor I think that's a mistake. I would go ahead on I just as a yes I would still want them to draft a quarterback to I think they'll do it no I think they'll draft a wide receiver. In whatever shape when these first three picks you're gonna get a wide receiver you're gonna get a cornerback. Third position let's see how freeagent finishes opera right now. Mayor mayor right tackle may be sure Jordan mills as they signed him very cheap who cares I mean again that's a nothing deal. They still have a problem right tackle I think there's still need another safety. You know you can you can also. There's other depth issues but wide receiver quarterback it's screams out need. And they don't have a lot of cap space left. I don't think the bills take any one of their first three picks and use it on a quarterback they're gonna that are gonna go Tyrod the season quick text for the came in as a you're talking about Jauron right there. Text we're so conditioned to failure already writing off his philosophy which I get but this isn't a winning culture a lecture on this is getting the right. Mix of work ethic leadership talent and positive attitude. As a coach I believe the right mindset matters every bit as much as talent. I but again that you brought you have brought in coaches who have been around winning organizations either as a head coach or and his assistant coach flip right for the most part. Qian did maybe Chan had one winning season I don't know if you are nine and seven out of Dallas he'd probably be. The lowest of the guys that have been here in terms of winning seasons. Hey Rex Ryan middle class twice submitted to QA FC championship game so all the coaches that come in here. Have had an experience with winning and then I come here and they lose and they get fired or they quit and opt out of their contract. So I don't put out as much stock in that as may be a lot of other people the right balance of the guys work. I think for the most part on your 53 man roster these guys will put in the time. And if they if they don't I've never been in the mindset. That if you look at your 53 man roster these guys aren't working hard enough in practice or aren't paying attention and film sessions and all that's the tape sessions. I'm not a big one we're gonna bring in the coach who's gonna yell and scream and it would. These guys if their job they better be prepared to go and do whatever they need to do to have success at their job I'm not fond of we've got to find a coach who read them the riot act. And well. Boy you know and in the wake up in the pay attention you got you got the wrong roster kids you need to get a roster that's got talent on it and to meet. The coach relying on the coach to be the guy that motivates the players I'm just not a believer in that I really don't believe in the which aero was worse Chan or Dick Jauron. Which which. Time where they. Worse so which which did I too which which that I enjoy less real root canal or because it's cavity being filled in the same appointment is looking at chant as you mentioned he didn't attend sixties with the cowboys a cut in three seasons with the bills never won more than six games. Four and 126 and 106 in ten but it misty was fun but it is nice guy you know and yeah Iran had a meanwhile Jauron had three straight she seasons of seven and 93 in a row to see I don't know with with gen David I thought it's a boy they could wind with Girardi just went into the season expecting seven and yet Jauron three times one more than Gailey ever won with the bills I don't. Again not a particularly for either guy pay a distinct. It's hard it's hard to differentiate and. You know the point I'm positive attitude all the things we're hearing about McDermott. That's all well and good there I think the reason that you know exactly writing off the philosophy like it's gonna be a failure I think the point the UN a lot of people might make is that like yet in Miami feels the same way about their guy Adam gays they feel like he's a good guy and he's. Got things going in the right direction and let two years ago Todd Bowles everyone thought that about Todd bulls nine this year they came out they were. Horrible that you wanted to disciplinarian. What was done more raw dug early was not a quote players outright liberal was a riot act guy. He's gonna come right member coming out of Syracuse what we're made when in Syracuse to eat through guys out of that program. Guys were rare coats and ties and I know he was he was all business and look what he did he turned it around he got on to ball games pinstripe bowl whatever. But he came in and said. This is the culture we're gonna have at Syracuse this is the way it's gonna be done and he turned the program around that was a no nonsense guy. That was the guy who yell at people at training camp. He was all right all about business and shot for meetings on time and pay attention and do this and do that. He was a stickler he was hard do. Blank. Kind of guy. Well what good did it get them you know nine and seven with an asterisk and any lead so I actually said I just I think I'm not here to tell yeah that. You know. That it was a mistake to bring in Sean McDermott there are some things I like about his resume he clearly is a very serious football guy. Like I think he is one of these guys who would actually sleep with the office and have no life. And and I understand what he's trying to do with the players and I get it I'm just saying I think we can put wage if you believe you comment. And you have a coach like no coaching year ever thought. I need to be serious I need to get the video games out of the of the locker room. I need to find guys from winning teams I need to go in you know. What's our leadership like winning culture if you think nobody else ever thought that in the previous seventeen years. You'd be incredibly wrong. You can have that philosophy. You can have that thought you can have that background. If you don't have the talented players. It really doesn't matter to an extent I just think we can put too much stock in he's changing the room he's putting in the right culture. Here we go are often running it I think you'd be setting yourself up for disappointment if you think that's a major difference. 8030550. Today have a quarterback who can make plays to the F receivers couldn't catch the ball. To the have a defense second stop people you know take aways all this the sack whatever they need to do that's what it gets down to did have a coach who knows what he's doing on game day. Did have a cultural always ponds. What and play ultra conservative. That's what it comes down to not whether or not there's video games and a pool table in the locker room. And whether you have the guys with the winning culture coming in from other organizations. You bring in draft picks right. Lot of these guys earlier zip code from. Winning dominant division one programs right. Bowl games all this other stuff winning records. And then they come here and all of a sudden you know the team loses so I just don't put a lot of stock into it. 8030550. To join us 888550s. Q 550. South joining us at 8 o'clock we'll talk more bills football. The patriots trade ever play sellers of content. The board game ever play again I mean should you say I have never heard about members of content on the board game. The saints trading a receiver like branding cooks to the patriots is like trading with someone who's about to win and contend for those of you in this of people could throw the why anyone trading with New England yeah. Like pay saints. Help us out and don't do that and give them every other champs and shouldn't everybody just shut everything down and just. Nobody treat them well might help you feel a caller ID and it's a 617 area code I don't even answer the call the patriots won a trait no. Nothing to help them they won last year. They get no help. They should be allowed to trade for a year maybe there should be a moratorium like like value if you're that if you win the Super Bowl you can't trade for two years I think teams should yeah. Should should should should shut out it's all about parity. Eagle trio but shifted to grab a line here on WGR. I had a few options but it and today is about the respect to talk to my agent and hear what's going on you know here at this camper about what they wanted to do or how it like you and it's this is just respect. A NASA had to have that in past years in house that put the bills through their talk to aides and allies and elective doesn't. Safety Micah Hyde. One of the signings from the bills will talk more about that coming up without. The Jonas at 8 o'clock 80305 if that's signing 803055888550. To 515 there's a starting safety. Six million dollars is what I think in at least you're gonna have to spend restarting safety. Can play quarterback if you need him in the return game he's got some experience he's got some versatility. There's a guy from a winning culture guy. I played in Green Bay they know what it's like to play important games in the regular season. He knows what it's like to be in the playoffs she knows what it's like to be around it winning football team so if you're into the hall. Winning culture stuff. There's a guy that comes from a winning culture in Micah Hyde. Eagle real bucket to join answer any date by fifty to 515 CAA tournament sabres have been doing some football talk on the bills. What are they gonna read you move so far what's next for the bills. Whatever is on your mind you can share. Also wanted to talk a little bit about. At some point the greatest what that in just one of the greatest sporting events I've ever seen which was the World Baseball Classic we'll get that do and why felt sorry for Tim Tebow. Was that they had to be there I think the World Baseball Classic. It was at its not a big event no not registering a no no no no US really big no it was a I'm so glad I I went to this event of it and it was not I had to be there Saturday Saturday night it might not had to be there. Kid wanted to go when I thought I'd like to act will go. After I went I mean the minute I walked into the stadium I realized this is going to be something special which. What you've told me over the years about being like. EPL games like the big soccer events and you see. Or even like World Cup. Was a little bit world junior hockey ish from the standpoint of you know international play pride in your country people wrapped in flags singing chanting. I can't even begin to describe the atmosphere in Miami it was. Awesome it I think like I said the closest I can do is say. Like one of the big time soccer events you've been to. That the place was packed for its the largest crowd ever we joked. They were used to that kind of crowd at a bar at Marlins park they don't get that stuff for Marlins baseball largest crowd ever in the short history of that stadium. And I would say. Three quarters percent. Fans of the Dominican Republic. And it was great I mean the because the because again the electricity they brought if regular season baseball games are like that. With the singing and dancing and chanting you'd be far more entertained at regular season baseball games. But everything they'd the passion they brought. And everything that happened in that ballpark it's the first time I ever felt. A stadium shake and when. When. Many which got hit which five nothing by the way and we were glad Jonathan wrecked while they start scoring because the Dominican fans report. Many pitch out hit a home run for that made it 51 I felt the stadium shake we're sitting in the upper deck you can feel it checked. And I really wish I mean to some look at it told me he gonna run roll yourself on video here Nelson Cruz gonna have to go ahead three run home run in the eighth inning. I would've loved to have captured that moment on cell phone video because that stadium exploded. And it was it wasn't exactly you got sick in your left the duke game. But we we left after the top of the day. Read we had to drive back to Lauderdale I didn't feel like we're in a parking garage. I'm not sick in the garage for forty minutes just to sit in traffic for an hour to get to the interstate so we left after the US data in the top of the eighth up 53. Were were. In the concourse and all of a sudden you know it's like when there's a home run right is that initial buzz and it builds and builds the ball's in the air. I think it's got to think it's got that it's gone the place just goes. The sharp. And fans poured into the concourse. Leaping up and down throwing hats waving flags chanting hugging each other it wishes to. Unable we were so glad the Dominican actually want it was such an amazing experience one of the greatest sporting events that are preventive. I unbelievable atmosphere I'm so glad I went good for you. Yeah I mean it really was it was like it was like a playoff game you know it was like. Offend again up against the range cult I mean it was that that high of that moment when. Everybody goes bananas that you hug strangers that's what it felt like the out beyond blue and gold. I didn't see that I commemorating the odd bottle fight yeah the brawl was on over the weekend during the sabres game against Columbus so. People would be fresh at least if you watched that. In you take a couple things away from an acute take away. Remembering what it was like to connect with a team like that and also I think it's not. I wanna I wanna say Lindy Rauf to. It's one of the things about by Els Maher or Ron Rawls in you know Ted Nolan of course becomes back it's a different story. But it it did give an opinion on the coach on Viles on anybody Lindy Ruff was out of member of the community for. How mean what decades so. There was a connection with India and that a that brawl game shall on the highlights a little Indies you know defending Drury and yelling at Bryan Murray that that that moment. That level of connection to hockey team all 506 no six or seven sabres. When Drury got hit like you felt the urge to run on the ice and fight yourself. And it's really been soul long. Since Buffalo Sabres or bills fans Eagles fans man annulment Eagles fans have been pretty connected and invested to teams that are in the heart. But for the sabres. There really has even been a playoff race and it'll take time and did erupt. Can't play less than I felt in our ideals is a legitimate no built for the bills but the sabres it's ten years with the bills. But the bills in the next hour we're in the hungry kid ourselves normal when the bill start three you know you're in when they're five and won a few years back. You know he you get excited okay five and one was probably the last time this year they were. Five and two of five and three wet but they've had seasons where. They have look at it this year they looked pretty good I know but I never poured out. Four and two but don't ever going to Miami the point is there like that some of the season is relatively. Shorten football only sixteen games and six games into what you're very much alive the sabres four. Six straight seasons have come out of the gates him. Horrendously you can eat like last year it was about finishing strong but they never at a job with playoffs this year right out of the gates horrible. A Q you've. Had to wait. So long for a hockey team you can really buy into knows that Ottawa game those teams it was more than just that fight it was that. You know what happened and at times where you're so invested and every player on the teams like. To watch that beyond low gold they asked me to be a part of a night I spoke about what it's like to be there. And I remembering those teams was remembering. Every game. If you wanted to be there you had to be there played an exciting style they had great players and was so long ago if that to you describe it. You wanna be there for that team. I can't tell you last time I mean sure the bills and had their moments we thought hey maybe this sport. The drought right. When Jim was here and they beat New England. And what would they where they've been five in traffic when they went up to Toronto and it's got his ribs speed and five into five and three something like that and they fell off the shelf there been moments. But I mean invested all in emotionally wanna see this team it's been forever with the bills with a last time with the sabres chairman I'm not even sure. It it might be the 1010 years ago. The year they and they made the run and lost the Philly. I wasn't all in with that team we just thought they played really well they caught fire maybe they can make a nice little run here in the post season but. I wasn't emotionally invested in that to the division title team I think so they won a division title I thought as the fund's I was I was extremely. I mean I was distraught after they lost to Boston especially when Danica and injured I mean that that series took a lot out at least that's probably the last time I would say. Emotionally invested with a team. When they won the division title so that's. Seven years and right. So it is bit a long time the bills. Entertain me when they're in the hunt and I think maybe they'll and the drought but I've never had any like. All it this this is a special team I didn't with these guys I can't tell you blasphemy felt that way about Drew Bledsoe. Probably Drew Bledsoe with Eric Moulds and peerless price and the run they went on in 04. That's probably the last time. Like all my got this thing was fun to watch the quarterback throws the ball they're on the run they're right they're not only winning their blowing teams out the scored over thirty points game. This I want more of this this is fun oh god they lost the who's the season's over that's probably the last time for the bills. You think what McDermott we've been talking right here what he's doing the way he approaches the team. Will help people do that I did Rex is acts prevent people from. Buying in in India him or. The team approach it probably for some if it did I think in year two after year one if you I don't know that you went into. Sure Rex had his detractors she's named bills head coach and of course and that's always the case we'll get tweets we'll get calls people didn't like the knew from the get. But I think for many bills fans no matter who it is you're willing to give anybody a chance Chan Gailey Dick Jauron anybody might be like collided with the hiring. But you'll write we always have hope we always believe the next guy will be the right coach the next quarterback will be the right quarterback I think with Rex. At the very least you would have had a large segment of the fans I was open to it. That you say all right let's give the guy shot I think if you lost you have been after year one. You would have been disillusioned by what happened and you would've gone in the year two thinking this is not the right guys to matter of when. And when happens to be after your number two with McDermott again I'm open. I'll give it a shot. You know on an if they've if they've turned over the Ross that him essentially great I hope it works and if you know if Rick Dennison makes Tyrod a better quarterback. Wonderful. Then then I'd consider going all in with this team. But it mean it's gonna take a while I mean we're who's not skeptical it's kind. Why when the sabres play I've got a good chunk of fans that I think watch just to see what Jack does because. We're all kind of invested in him to work or connected to the idea that. Yeah we went through the process of being terrible so he could be here and now he scores all the time so. I mean it's probably to a fault but. Deflect heat if the coach if you in the coach don't get along on that invested in the coach and invest in that guy I went through it to get him and I expect him to be on the team for ten years. And he makes watching the games fun you know coach is one that what's their job to do make games boring you know grind amount will find a way to win. So I don't think about the buying in and the things that people connects to right now with these teams. Taylor is probably one of them and for for many and for the sabres I think you're at Michael. And pass that went one LC really getting connected to or buying into what Michael. I think people love to see how he stacks up against sir nick David and Austin Matthews and some of the best lately defect he's got the most points in the league since February 4 or whatever it is. That since he's come back he's at a higher point per game race pace then Matthews people like seeing those stats because spit at this in my opinion. He's a thing we're buying into them and the overall roster or Tim Maria that we bought and it's Emery right off the bat a right now there might be a little bit of doubt vials mine is just there. You know the heat doesn't mean he's battered good just for now he's just the guy running the show that. Really isn't getting the job on the to the team is an overall. And what are you buy into the pain the misery the frustration and the young. Do scores a point night. Yeah I think it's pretty much Richards got well it's good it's hard it's hard to buy into the team the entire team when you still look at the roster go it's not good enough like nobody I don't know maybe the most ardent sabre fans really thinks it's a playoff team I'm not sure that anybody does. You look at that and go boy is the Fed it's hard to get really emotionally invested when you look at and think. They're got to read your defense core. You know at the very least. Let alone whatever other aspect of the team are not sold on and you can't go all and you can't be emotionally invested for me. Until you really believe. It's got a legitimate shot. Like me with the Mets you know. After 2015 I was all in all in that year all in the year after I left that got pitching hey they got sets but this you know they they fix their lineup a little bit. Do you believe this team can make the class and then make a run in the post season I'm not there with the sabres on that there with the bill. He'd settle mom not just for me you obviously want to win. Would never body just settle for the idea that or or a team that looks good enough to believe yes it could went right I I think that you don't even have to win it. Just for the next six years being good enough for I can believe in it and I have something. To connect to again with my friends my family you know you're not there are leaders him. And I I think everybody would say I think that you'd feel better about the sabres and bills but you're not there were these are team. A unity 080305 dipped to join us get a quick break wanna line call of the day on the way stuck populace today on WGR. You're the you're doing well we'll locations they're right. There. Aren't once. What. We've heard in check like what was article this local. But certain G are you referred to in this. War. 03. Sure I'm sure go with that. And you got brings about I going to an action on a lot of what I gotta ask a question about that so it's bracket time you know how the bracket and correct them. Is there I feel like as a society a sports society we should have. A consensus. Best way to score. Bracket competitions. How you score but how do you prefer. A point per game in the first round two points in the second round. Three in the court order like 024816. I don't think that we have a consensus on how to score. Tournament pool you know just to appoint across the board not a wit is the championship game worth one point. Is the championship game worth the same to get that right as it is to get a 116 matchup. You get points based on what number the seed is soulful one seed wins and you pick that you've got one point but if a twelve seed wins and you pick that. You twelve points pick that's all I'm saying there are a lot of different ways to do this. And I don't think that we. Have a a leader would you offer more points when you have if you picked the lower seed to win that should be worth more than pick in the piracy doing generally speaking you could get a 125 right. Would not be more than you pick the five instead of the twelve you get what you get more money if you actually bet underdogs but. Right should pull war that way. If you wanna do that you could and some elected twelve points for hitting a twelve seed right but eventually you're probably gonna move past that. My strategies always been pick a team it's not a one seed by yourself at two or three C they can get hot because if you just picked duke to win dukes the paper by the way you've been there to see. Yemen Oden picked him. I would like duke they're they're realizing it's going to treat nobody's thing if you wanna win your pool ball don't picked duke because if you pick duke. That it comes down to who got the most games right on Thursday in the plane game because in your office pool with. 400 people there are going to be 150 entries were duke wins so I wouldn't I just wouldn't go into that those waters on trying to win the pool. I'm gonna have a foresee winning I'm just gonna try and fine. A team that I thinking in hot because going chalk or pick and one seeds is a good way to get a lot of things right. But also a good way to not win your pool because. The odds just drop when sold many people have. Duke or Kansas you know Taylor or once he I like the force is threes but I wouldn't take UCLA there they got to get through North Carolina Kentucky not wouldn't take organs at three they just lost one of their starters a key player for them. I have to look at the I got a few the other two threes are gonna before bracket from the this fall's monitor everything guys I always tell you when it comes bedding. I don't about a team it's 21 gimme ten to one must like to attend a one. You know which is not gonna be something and abet so you know butler's a foreign. They're beautiful but who too far a stretch. Baylor I don't know Baylor is really does that yeah I just I would say away from duke and it doesn't mean I think they do not going to win it's just. If you picked duke I hope he got the first round I hope you nailed it. Recline on on a synonym in airline they're flying multi and and actually love the airline but don't ever do this. 34 rows in the plane right six seats in a row that's 204 customers what they always do more to back the plane first right to pre board to get the you know. Family's older people get all that stuff you know. Frequent flyers back of the plane thirty to 34 board now correct. 25 to thirty. Board now pretty. The rest of the airplane all rose now boarding all rows not a good idea really shouldn't do that if you're gonna board the back of the plane about twenty to 25. Fifteen to twenty and the rest of the plane 204 people on let's board of the back. Eight relish or whatever it is and then everybody else can go on at the same time which leads to. And you got a guy born road eight while someone else's and wrote twelve while someone else's and grossed eighteen. And every race put their baggage up and it slows down boarding process can you know putting too many people on the plane the same time don't ever do that ever again I don't know where they decided. That was a good idea you don't want. That's another thing it's just like the tournament we have not decided on a consensus way because every airline wants its own process well some airlines have. Groups like so some joint you go by zones but those zones are based on what time you checked in yet right now you where you sit and if you pay more you can do you can get an early boarding zone and past but it yet I know I I sit in the back of the plane typically because they figure they're boarding the back of the plane first. And I just the idea of boarding 45 to 34 and then every other row with with a full flight and six people and every route. Terrible idea don't ever do that again. Our Lotto line calls and our one airline itself always brought you by the Khmer group wind made easy the mirrored by the weakest he's ranch red bland. Just 1499 for a 750 milliliter bottle. Only eight dollars between you by your during premieres doubled up for box and do need to make it a little wings that you know from the captain for flight. Also brought you by premier gore may Buffalo's craft beer destination. Cells on the way next. 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