Posts Tagged ‘Father’s Day’

BBD Week in Review: 6/10-6/16

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Mandatory minicamp took center stage for the Buffalo Bills last week. (Photo: USA Today Sports Images)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The Buffalo Bills were busy on the field last week, as veterans and rookies alike combined for the team’s mandatory three-day minicamp. We wrapped up the week of minicamp news here at Buffalo Bills Draft, but with minicamp now in the books, we continued to look forward to training camp, the 2014 NFL draft and the upcoming NFL season.

Minicamp Week for the Bills

Looking Ahead to the 2014 Draft

More on the Bills


Father’s Day: 2014 NFL Draft Prospects Following in Footsteps of NFL Dads

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Jake Matthews is well on his way to becoming the seventh member of the Matthews family to play in the NFL. (Photo: USA Today Sports Images)

BBD Staff Writer: Joseph Curtis

Football is often passed down from father to son. The game can be a father-son bonding ritual, from watching games on Saturdays and Sundays to going out on the field and playing the game.

Football fans recall football families with numerous father-son duos such as the Mannings and the Matthews family. Through week five of the 2012 season, 197 sets of father-sons had played professional football, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Last season, the Bills featured two sons of former NFL players, Jairus Byrd and Lee Smith.

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