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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.

Bills pass on using franchise tag on defensive end Jerry Hughes

bills.buffalonews.com — One deadline was decidedly less exciting than the other Monday when it came to Buffalo's two professional sports teams. While the Sabres were busy trading away anyone with a pulse, the Bills elected not to designate any of their pending unrestricted free agents as franchise or transition players.

UB engineers try to iron out wrinkles in Bills’ schedule

buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills raised a stink in 2013 over what they perceived as unfair scheduling practices by the NFL.It turns out the team had some sympathizers at the University at Buffalo.Inspired in part by the Bills' cries of foul play, a team of UB engineers has developed a ma...

David Caldwell weighs in on Doug Marrone, Nate Hackett and Bill Polian

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- David Caldwell doesn't know the whole story of how and why Doug Marrone left the Buffalo Bills, and he's just fine with that. "I didn't make too much of it," said Caldwell, the Jacksonville Jaguars' general manager and St. Francis High School graduate. "I know there are a lot of stories out there.

Texans GM Rick Smith explains how Mario Williams got away

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- A player of Mario Williams' caliber rarely switches teams. In three years with the Buffalo Bills, Williams has 38 sacks, bringing his career total to 91. He's a four-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro. In other words, he's the type of player franchises are built around.

Todd Bowles talks up Chan Gailey as Jets offensive coordinator

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- Chan Gailey's two-year break from the NFL ended earlier this offseason when he was hired as offensive coordinator of the New York Jets. During his press conference inside Lucas Oil Stadium at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, new Jets coach Todd Bowles explained why Gailey was the right man for the job.

Quarterback trade options appear to be drying up for Bills

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- The deck is stacked against the Buffalo Bills when it comes to finding a quarterback this offseason. The draft is a crap shoot even before considering the team doesn't have a first-round pick. Free-agent options range from "mildly appealing" to "Mother of God, no."

Jack Del Rio: Khalil Mack has shown signs of being 'dominant'

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- A year ago at this time, Khalil Mack was the best prospect ever to come out of the University at Buffalo. After being selected by the Oakland Raiders with the fifth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Mack lived up to the hype in a solid rookie season.

Mike Pettine's advice to Rex Ryan? Where to eat, of course

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- Bills coach Rex Ryan has a friend to lean on if he needs advice about Buffalo in Mike Pettine, his former defensive coordinator. Pettine, now the Cleveland Browns' coach, spent 2013 as the defensive coordinator with the Bills. That meant he had time to provide Ryan with a scouting report.

Trent Baalke: Bills are getting a 'heck of a coach' in Greg Roman

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- Trent Baalke's go-to phrase Wednesday morning was undoubtedly "heck of a ______." Tom Gamble is a heck of a scout. Jim Harbaugh is a heck of a coach. The University of Michigan football coach is a heck of a job. And, according to the San Francisco 49ers' general manager, the Buffalo Bills are getting a ...

Tom Telesco touches on Frank Reich, Branden Oliver, St. Francis

bills.buffalonews.com — INDIANAPOLIS -- San Diego Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco knows Frank Reich's time will come. He's happy that it hasn't arrived yet, though. "I've known Frank a long time, both professionally and personally," said Telesco, a Hamburg native and St. Francis High School graduate. I'm very happy he's still with us.
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Mar 01, 2015

After shooting 60 percent last game, best in the MAAC this season, Niagara has cooled considerably, hitting just 26.7 percent so far today.

Mar 01, 2015

Niagara, looking to close the regular season with a fourth straight win, off to a good start vs. Fairfield at the Gallagher Center. Up 12-7.

Feb 27, 2015

Cleveland media reporting that QB Josh McCown has signed with the #Browns.

Feb 27, 2015

From today's @TheBuffaloNews, an interesting story to write: UB engineers try to iron out wrinkles in Bills’ schedule buffalonews.com/sports/bills-n…

Feb 26, 2015

@markpoloncarz I'm can get behind that. I'm not sure all of your constituents can, though.

Feb 26, 2015

@jagabalski @ByTimGraham @markpoloncarz would it be better if we won an award (multiple, actually) voted on by plumbers?

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