Posts Tagged ‘Hall of Fame’

Another Trip to Canton? Bill Polian’s Wait for the Pro Football Hall of Fame May Not Be Long

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
(Bill Wippert/AP)

Bill Polian’s HOF chances have increased significantly thanks to a new contributor category. (Bill Wippert/AP)

BBD Assistant Editor: Ryan Talbot

Buffalo Bills fans may not have to wait long to return to Canton. Former Bills general manager Bill Polian’s chances of making the Pro Football Hall of Fame improved greatly for 2015 when it was announced Aug. 6 that the Hall of Fame was adding a contributor category for nomination starting next year.

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2014 Hall of Fame Game: Live Analysis of Buffalo Bills vs. New York Giants

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio is the setting for Sunday night’s preseason-opening Hall of Fame Game. (Photo: Kirby Lee — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The New York Giants won Sunday night’s Hall of Fame Game, 17-13, over the Buffalo Bills.

The good news for the Bills is that the Hall of Fame Game is just the first of five preseason games, meaning not only that tonight’s result is meaningless to the regular season, but also that the Bills have four games to improve upon the things that didn’t work well.

Check out all the live blog posts from the night to see who stood out and who struggled from the first quarter to the fourth. And check back to Buffalo Bills Draft all week, where we’ll have more analysis on the Hall of Fame Game and look ahead to the Bills’ first game on their traditional preseason schedule, which comes Friday against the Carolina Panthers.

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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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Andre Reed Gets Selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014 Class

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. (Photo: Kevin Rivoli — The Associated Press)

BBD Assistant Editor: Ryan Talbot

Finally!

Andre Reed made Saturday’s final cut to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 2014 class.

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