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  1. Thurman Thomas on Bills RB Fred Jackson

    Tim Graham

    Earlier this week, the AFC East blog spoke with Buffalo Bills great and Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas about this season's team. Here is what Thomas -- a five-time Pro Bowl tailback -- had to say about current Bills running back Fred Jac...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  2. Faces of lockout: Hangout for Bills fans

    Tim Graham

    The NFL lockout has put players and owners in limbo. The ripple effects are also felt by people whose lives or businesses touch their teams. Here are their stories: ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Big Tree Inn has been a Buffalo Bills institution for de...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  3. All-time best: Tecmo? Madden? NBA Jam?

    Tim Graham

    This blog item doesn't pertain to the AFC East sincerely. But it's too fun to pass up. I'll find a way to stretch it. ESPN Radio host Doug Gottlieb has assembled a tournament bracket to determine the greatest sports video game of all-time. You ...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  4. AFC East observations on the Super Bowl

    Tim Graham

    Some AFC East-oriented thoughts after the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in the Super Bowl: Ben Roethlisberger is not in Tom Brady's league yet. There had been some talk over the past two weeks that if Roethlisberger won ...

    Blog | February 06, 2011
  5. Canton must wait for Reed and Martin

    Tim Graham

    Andre Reed and Curtis Martin received bad news about their Pro Football Hall of Fame bids. Reed and Martin were among the 15 finalists for induction, but neither AFC East star made the cut Saturday when the next induction class was determined. ...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  6. Polian bangs drum for more Bills in Canton

    Tim Graham

    Can a team put too many players into the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Bill Polian doesn't think so. Polian assembled the Buffalo Bills teams that went to four straight Super Bowls. Five members of those teams already have bronze busts in Canton: ...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  7. Andre Reed has strong Hall of Fame case

    Tim Graham

    Receptions come a lot cheaper these days. The game has changed, and all you need for proof is a glance at Paul Warfield's career stats. He caught more than 50 passes once. He gained more than 1,000 yards once. In some of his Pro Bowl seasons, his ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  8. Cookie Gilchrist rumbled right until the end

    Tim Graham

    For those of you unfamiliar with what Cookie Gilchrist was all about, Paul Maguire has a story to share. It was December 1964. While snow was being cleared from Fenway Park's field, the Buffalo Bills waited anxiously in a spartan locker room for t...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  9. Canton awaits Andre Reed eventually

    Tim Graham

    Andre Reed knew this wasn't going to be the year he entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith were eligible for the first time, and both were no-brainers. Space is limited in each class, and the voters weren't going to ind...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  10. Gailey doesn't do backfields by committee

    Tim Graham

    The Buffalo Bills have three identifiable running backs on their roster: a 2008 Pro Bowler, a 1,000-yard rusher last year and the ninth overall draft pick in 2010. With such talent in the backfield, folks have wondered how new head coach Chan Gail...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  11. Best Bills Team Ever: 1990

    Tim Graham

    Notable players: QB Jim Kelly, RB Thurman Thomas, WR Andre Reed, WR James Lofton, C Kent Hull, DE Bruce Smith, OLB Cornelius Bennett, OLB Darryl Talley, ILB Shane Conlan, CB Nate Odomes, ST Steve Tasker. Analysis: The Buffalo Bills went to an unpr...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  12. The day O.J. took America on a surreal ride

    Tim Graham

    Sixteen years ago today, one of the most surreal and flabbergasting moments unfolded in front of the world. O.J. Simpson -- Hall of Fame running back, luggage-hurdling Hertz pitchman, Officer Nordberg, beloved sports icon -- was a fugitive, accuse...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  13. AFC Easterners dominate no-title list

    Tim Graham

    NBCSports.com recently compiled a slideshow of the top 52 athletes in any sport never to win a championship. A healthy chunk of them have AFC East links, and most of them are former Buffalo Bills. The list was presented in alphabetical order. ...

    Blog | June 13, 2010
  14. A look at the rift between Lynch, Thomas

    Tim Graham

    If the Buffalo Bills were a soap opera, one of the sexier plot lines would be the bitterness between local legend Thurman Thomas and running headache Marshawn Lynch. Lynch ThomasThe story hasn't gotten much widespread attention in the media, ...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  15. NFL's top 75 draft picks down to top 10

    Tim Graham

    NFL.com's unveiling of the 75 greatest draft picks resumed Wednesday with picks No. 11 through 25. No AFC East teams made selections in this group, but a couple are in the division now. The top 10 selections will be named during Thursday's draft t...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  16. More of 75 greatest draft picks revealed

    Tim Graham

    NFL.com's unveiling of the 75 greatest draft picks resumed Tuesday with picks No. 26 through 50. Picks No. 11 through 49 will be announced Wednesday, and the top 10 will be named during Thursday's draft telecast on the NFL Network. Here are the...

    Blog | April 20, 2010