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The Buffalo Bills Outsider: A Week 6 Therapy Session

Forget perspective, this week it’s obvious Bills fans are in need of therapy. Who better to provide that emotional support than me, your resident Detroit…

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The Buffalo Bills Outsider: A Week 4 Perspective

Is there anything better than a Sunday afternoon during the Fall, watching your team rewrite the history books? Yesterday, I had the joy of watching…

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The Buffalo Bills Outsider: Week 3 Perspective

Well, that was exciting, wasn’t it? I’m sure you were all like me, sitting on the edge of my seat, watching with bated breath as…

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The Buffalo Bills Outsider: A Week 2 Perspective

I’m still licking my wounds from the butt-kicking my Detroit Lions took yesterday at the hands of the NFC North’s evil empire, the Green Bay…

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The Buffalo Bills Outsider: A Week 1 Perspective

I thought it would be interesting to bring a different perspective to the Bills 2020 season, which kicked off with an uneven performance but a…

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NFL Basement: Battle of the Eras Final Roster and Verdict!

For the past 12 weeks, Adam Nannini and Nate Asper began a series on the NFL Basement podcast called “Battle of the Eras.” Catchy, right?…

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The Battle of the Eras: Defensive Ends & Roster Update

A few weeks ago, Adam Nannini and I began a series on our NFL Basement podcast called “Battle of the Eras.” Catchy, right? The concept is simple. We are both constructing a 53-man roster, position by position. Adam is using only players from the “classic” era, meaning they were in their prime before 1980. Nate is creating his roster with “modern” era players who started their careers after 1980.

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NFL Basement: Battle of the Eras Roster Update!

A few weeks ago, Adam Nannini and I began a series on our NFL Basement podcast called “Battle of the Eras.” Catchy, right? The concept…

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The Battle of the Eras: Position Update

A few weeks ago, Adam Nannini and I began a series on our NFL Basement podcast called “Battle of the Eras.” Catchy, right? The concept is simple. We are both constructing a 53-man roster, position by position.

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Thoughts on the Buffalo Bills UDFA Signings

With the 2020 NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our attention to the undrafted free agent signings. The Bills have had some success in recent years with UDFAs with guys like Levi Wallace and Robert Foster.

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Nate’s Notebook: Buffalo Bills Draft Grades … and a few other thoughts

Let’s face it. We were all winners in this year’s NFL Draft. With Covid-19 shutting down everything across the country, our craving for a return to normalcy increases every day. For one weekend, the draft gave us exactly what we needed.

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The Battle of the Eras

A few weeks ago, Adam Nannini and I began a series on our NFL Basement podcast called “Battle of the Eras.” Catchy, right? The concept is simple. We are both constructing a 53-man roster, position by position. Adam is using only players from the “classic” era, meaning they were in their prime before 1980. Nate is creating his roster with “modern” era players who started their careers after 1980.

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Buffalo Bills Roster Lessons From the Super Bowl

Well, the 2019-20 NFL season has officially ended. Sunday evening, the Chiefs and the 49ers locked horns in an entertaining Super Bowl. The Chiefs returned to the great state of Kansas (Thanks, Trump, for the geography lesson.) with their first Lombardi Trophy since Super Bowl IV.

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Nate’s Notebook: Grading the 2019 Buffalo Bills Rookie Seasons

With the 2019 NFL season officially over for the Buffalo Bills, it’s time to take a look back all the way back to where it all started…the NFL Draft.

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Nate’s Notebook: A Music City Miracle Therapy Session

I wear many hats in life. Father, husband, teacher, college football analyst, Brad Pitt look-alike. I’m also a certified sports therapist that helps people overcome the most difficult sports moments of their lives.

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Nate’s Notebook: The Top 10 Christmas Movies Ever… with a Buffalo Bills Twist!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
With Josh Allen prancing,
The Bills will go dancing,
So grab a cold beer!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

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Nate’s Notebook: Dissecting the 2020 Draft Wide Receiver Class

Wide receiver was one of the most uncertain positions for the Bills entering the 2019 season. There were plenty of options but not a lot of sure answers. The free-agent additions of Cole Beasley and John Brown have been even better than expected.

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Nate’s Notebook: Finding the Next Lorenzo Alexander

Lorenzo Alexander has experienced a career renaissance since arriving in Buffalo in 2016. After never having more than 2.5 sacks in a season, Alexander shocked everyone by producing 12.5 sacks in his first season in Buffalo. His three highest tackle totals have come in 2016-2018. In short, Lorenzo Alexander has been a great player and a tremendous bargain for the Buffalo Bills these past four seasons.

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Nate’s Notebook: DE and Edge Rushing Options in the 2020 NFL Draft

If you want to win consistently in the NFL, you’ve got to rush the passer. If you give even average quarterbacks plenty of time to survey the field, they will carve you up. The Bills haven’t been bad at getting to the QB this year, but they haven’t been consistent.

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Nate’s Notebook: How Does Tua’s Injury Affect the Bills?

Tua Tagovaiola’s unfortunate and serious hip injury sent shockwaves through college football and the NFL this past weekend.

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Nate’s Notebook: Midseason Awards and Predictions

It’s hard to believe the NFL season is already halfway over. Time flies when you’re watching football. It also helps when your team is sitting at 6-2 and in prime contention for the playoffs!

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Nate’s Notebook: Pass Interference – If it ain’t broke, break it!

It’s just after 6:00 pm on the night of January 20th, 2019 when the robbery occurred. A group of men dressed in black pants and black and white shirts broke into the Louisiana Superdome and stole the NFC Championship trophy from the New Orleans Saints.

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