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Andre Reed Ready for Emotional Hall of Fame Enshrinement

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Andre Reed met with reporters Friday to discuss his upcoming Hall of Fame enshrinement. (Photo: Dan Hope — Buffalo Bills Draft)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

“My dad was a construction worker and my mom worked in a factory and I was just a little kid that never combed his hair that loved to play football and play sports.”

Andre Reed never dreamed as a kid that he would make it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. An Allentown, Pa. native who played his college football at Kutztown University in Division II, Reed wasn’t supposed to become one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history. But he always strived to make the most of his opportunities.

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Want to Write for Buffalo Bills Draft?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

As the 2014 NFL season draws nearer and early 2015 NFL draft talk is already underway, Buffalo Bills Draft hopes to continue providing insightful, interesting analysis on the Buffalo Bills’ season and the top prospects in college football. In order to do that more successfully, we are looking to add some contributing writers to our team.

Interested in writing about the Buffalo Bills and/or the NFL draft? Contact Dan Hope at danhopeosu@gmail.com for more information. Please include at least one writing sample that is indicative of your writing ability.


What Seantrel Henderson and Randell Johnson Bring to the Buffalo Bills

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Miami’s Seantrel Henderson was a seventh-round selection of the Buffalo Bills. (Photo: David Manning — USA Today Sports)

BBD Assistant Editor: Joe Marino

With the Bills first of two seventh round picks, the Buffalo Bills continued to add to their linebacking corps by selecting Florida Atlantic’s Randell Johnson. Johnson’s calling card will be utilizing his athletic upside and carving out a niche on special teams. Johnson had a terrific pro day as he clocked a 4.60 second forty yard dash and a 38.5” vertical leap.

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Kiko Alonso vs. Sheldon Richardson: Who Should Be NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year?

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Kiko Alonso’s production and constancy on the Buffalo Bills defense could earn him Defensive Rookie of the Year honors. (Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig — USA Today Sports)

The Associated Press’ NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year voting is projected to be a tight race between two AFC East impact players, Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Kiko Alonso and New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson.

The ballots have already been cast, but the winner will not be revealed until this year’s NFL Honors on Feb. 1. Who deserves to win this year’s award? Below, staff writer Ryan Glaze argues Alonso’s case to be the first Buffalo Bill to win the award since Shane Conlan in 1987, while editor Dan Hope explains why his vote would go to Richardson.

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NFL Draft Prospects to Watch in Friday’s First Bowl Games

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Minnesota defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman is the top prospect to watch when the Golden Gophers play Syracuse on Friday. (Photo: Jesse Johnson — USA Today Sports)

BBD Staff Writer: John Maher

Before Brigham Young and Washington take the field Friday night in the Fight Hunger Bowl (more to come), there are two earlier bowl games to watch Friday. The Maryland Terrapins (7-5) and the Marshall Thundering Herd (9-4) will face off in the Military Bowl (2:30 p.m., ESPN), while the Syracuse Orange (6-6) and the Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-4) will play in the Texas Bowl (6 p.m., ESPN).

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