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In the latest edition of the [BN] Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I discuss the recent developments in the Buffalo Bills' offseason workouts and also give our thoughts on the state of their defensive line. We talk about just how much of an impact will Bryce Brown's absence from voluntary sessions have on the running back's chances of making the roster. We discuss what o…

In the latest [BN] Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I take a look at the latest newcomers to the Buffalo Bills' roster, including their recent draft picks and free-agent fullback John Conner. We break down the suddenly crowded running back position and offer our thoughts on how the group might look when the final 53-man roster is set. In our continued series of positional …

In the latest [BN] Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I take a look at what the Buffalo Bills are going to do with their first pick in the NFL Draft, 50th overall, in Friday night's second round. That presumes, of course, that the Bills don't trade their way into tonight's first round, a move that seems highly unlikely. But we cover all of the possibilities. Could the Bills…

In the latest edition of the BN Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I take a thorough look at the Buffalo Bills' 2015 schedule that was released earlier this week. We examine the challenges, such as the stretch of five road games in six weeks, and the opportunities for the Bills to have success, such as when they play back-to-back home games to open and close the slate. We …

In the latest BN Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I analyze the Buffalo Bills' wide receiver position. We talk about the impact of adding Percy Harvin via free agency. We discuss the durability questions raised about Sammy Watkins, who dealt with injuries throughout his rookie season and is recovering from recent surgery to correct a slight hip labral tear. We address Rob…

In the latest BN Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I take a look at the state of the Buffalo Bills' running back position. We talk about the impact of the Bills' highest-profile offseason addition, LeSean McCoy, via a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles. We discuss how the Bills plan to utilize veteran Fred Jackson now that McCoy is expected to handle the bulk of the rushi…

[BN] Blitz Podcast

In the latest BN Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I take a close look at how the Buffalo Bills' quarterback position looks before the NFL Draft. We give our assessments of EJ Manuel and newly acquired Matt Cassel, who are expected to compete for the starting job during training camp. We also offer thoughts on another newcomer at the position, Tyrod Taylor, who according to…

In the latest edition of the BN Blitz Podcast, Jay Skurski and I get you caught up with all of the moves the Buffalo Bills have made during an exceptionally busy offseason. We talk about the Bills' thinking behind the acquisitions of running back LeSean McCoy, tight end Charles Clay, and how those and other transactions will impact what happens on the field this fall. …

On this week's [BN] Blitz Podcast, Vic Carucci and Jay Skurski break down Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and Oakland Raiders. After strong back-to-back performances against future Hall-of-Famers Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers, can Buffalo's defense expect an easier time against Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr? Will the Bills' pass protection hold up ag…

[BN] Blitz Podcast

In the latest [BN] Blitz Podcast, former Buffalo Bills linebacker Darryl Talley joins Tim Graham and Vic Carucci to thank the many people who donated more than $150,000 to a crowd-funding website after reading a Buffalo News story about the health and financial difficulties Talley has encountered. Talley's immense pride initially had him questioning whether he would acc…

[BN] Blitz Podcast

On this week's [BN] Blitz Podcast, Tim Graham and I talk about the Buffalo Bills' biggest game in 10 years: Sunday's matchup against the Broncos at Denver. We discuss what makes the Bills' defense so dominant, and why that gives Buffalo a chance for success against Broncos legendary quarterback Peyton Manning. They also get into the shortcomings of the Bills' offense, a…

In this week's edition of the [BN] Blitz Podcast, Vic Carucci and Jay Skurski discuss the groin injury that kept Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins out of practice Thursday and how that might impact his availability for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. They also address the availability of running back Fred Jackson, who began practicing this we…

[BN] Blitz Podcast

Former Buffalo Bills general manager Bill Polian joins Vic Carucci and Tim Graham on this week's [BN] Blitz Podcast to discuss becoming a finalist for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Polian, an NFL analyst for ESPN and SiriusXM NFL Radio, learned Wednesday that he and fellow former GM Ron Wolf are the first finalists to be selected in the new contributor cat…

[BN] Blitz Podcast

On this week’s edition of the [BN] Blitz Podcast, co-hosts Vic Carucci and Tim Graham are joined by Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells. Parcells offers a great deal of insight into the transition the Buffalo Bills face with the new ownership of Terry and Kim Pegula. Parcells experienced similar transitions with the New England Patriots, New York Jets, and M…

[BN] Blitz Podcast

In this week's edition of the [BN] Blitz Podcast, Tim Graham and I discuss the Bills' ownership transfer to Terry and Kim Pegula and preview Sunday's AFC East showdown against the New England Patriots. Former Bills nose tackle Fred Smerlas also joins the show. He gives his thoughts on the Bills' new owners, offers some memories about former Bills owner Ralph Wilson, an…