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Buffalo, N.Y.
Sports Reporter — Buffalo News
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Proud new Dad. Lucky husband. Sportswriter for The Buffalo News, covering the Buffalo Bills and local golf. St. Francis H.S., Univ. of South Florida graduate.

After top two quarterbacks, talent level drops

buffalonews.com — This is the eighth in a nine-part series previewing the NFL Draft on April 30-May 2. Today's installment: Quarterbacks. News Sports reporter It's a bad year to need a franchise quarterback. At least that's the consensus among national NFL draft analysts.

A banner year for receivers

buffalonews.com — This is the seventh in a nine-part series previewing the NFL Draft on April 30-May 2. Today's installment: Wide receivers News Sports reporter The influx of talented wide receivers entering the NFL shows no signs of slowing down. A year after 33 receivers were selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, at least that many could hear their names called next weekend.

NFL Draft scouts are mad about Minnesota’s Maxx Williams

buffalonews.com — This is the fifth in a nine-part series previewing the NFL Draft on April 30-May 2. Today's installment: Tight ends. News Sports Reporter Mel Kiper didn't mince words when describing the depth of the tight end class in this's year's NFL Draft. "Very poor," ESPN's longtime draft analyst said Tuesday on a conference call.

Projecting the Bills' 2015 schedule, which comes out at 8 p.m.

bills.buffalonews.com — We'll find out at 8 p.m. Tuesday just how much national attention Rex Ryan will bring to the Buffalo Bills. That's when the NFL schedule will be released, both on the NFL Network and nfl.com.

Mel Kiper Jr. explains why Bryce Petty would make sense for the Bills

bills.buffalonews.com — ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. released his "Grade A Mock Draft" last week, in which he plays general manager for all 32 NFL teams and makes their picks through the first three rounds. In doing so, Kiper selected Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in the second round and Hobart offensive lineman Ali Marpet in the third round for the Buffalo Bills with picks No.

Jon Gruden doesn't know what Doug Marrone was thinking, either; isn't ready to write off EJ Manuel

bills.buffalonews.com — Jon Gruden is just as confused as the rest of us. Speaking on a conference call Tuesday afternoon, the ESPN Monday Night Football analyst made clear his feelings on Doug Marrone's departure from the Buffalo Bills following the 2014 season. "I'm really surprised at what transpired in Buffalo, just as a football fan," Gruden said.

Versatility key to playing every down

buffalonews.com — This is the third in a nine-part series previewing the NFL Draft on April 30-May 2. Today's installment: Linebackers. // News Sports Reporter Playing linebacker in today's NFL demands one trait above all else: versatility. Gone are the days a player can be a true every-down linebacker if he can't equally defend the run and pass.

Five takeaways from the Bills' pre-draft press conference

bills.buffalonews.com — Doug Whaley issued a fair warning before the Buffalo Bills' pre-draft media luncheon Monday. "I know you guys will have some questions but I want to give you a heads up that we can't get into too much detail," the team's general manager said.

Bisons’ Jenkins recovers from wet start

buffalonews.com — It didn't appear things were going to get much better for Chad Jenkins on Saturday.The Buffalo Bisons' starter entered his second start of the season with a 13.50 earned-run average. On his fifth pitch of the game, he gave up a monster home run to Lehigh Valley second baseman...

Colabello homer lifts Herd

buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bisons left 13 runners on base Saturday, but it didn't come back to hurt them.The Herd was able to squeak out a 2-1 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on a picture-perfect day at Coca-Cola Field. The Bisons' first one-run game of the season produced their fifth s...
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Apr 23, 2015

ICYMI, Wednesday's #RoadtotheDraft was on Michigan St. S Kurtis Drummond. He's been compared to BUF's Aaron Williams. buffalonews.com/sports/bills-n…

Apr 23, 2015

Draft analysts say it's a down year for tight ends, but there may be a few prospects who intrigue the #Bills buffalonews.com/sports/nfl-dra…

Apr 21, 2015

@kbojedla True. Point is, things haven't been pretty under the lights. ... I think MNF is a lock, if they're good a game gets flexed to SNF

Apr 21, 2015

@kbojedla EJ getting hurt in CLE, losing to MIA which basically ended '14 playoff hopes, etc.

Apr 21, 2015

Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) of NFLN put out a 2-round mock draft today. He has the #Bills taking UCLA LB Eric Kendricks. Y'all approve?

Apr 21, 2015

@kbojedla I get that fans want prime time games, but the Bills have given them a lifetime of failure in those games in last 10 years alone!

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