As miserable as preseason games often are, at least you can walk out of the stadium with a smile on your face if your favorite team won. The Buffalo Bills completed the much-too-long preseason schedule Thursday night at New Era Field with a 27-17 win over the Detroit Lions - the Bills only win in the 4-game August schedule.
Quick - what was the Buffalo Bills preseason record last year? If you know you've got a better memory than me. Most people don't care. I don't. What I do know is that I'm thrilled this year's preseason is over.
A family from Amarillo took their 10 year-old son Roman to last weekend's football game at AT&T stadium between the Cowboys and Lions. The tickets were a surprise from Roman's grandma because he is a huge Detroit Lions fan.
It's awfully green in Western New York at this point but that certainly wasn't the case a few weeks ago. We had an enormous snow storm that put many people and businesses out of service. That list includes the Buffalo Bills. But another team stepped up to help them out.
What would you do if you saw a pregnant lady cuddling with a guy at a Lions game and romantically texting another guy when he walked away? Well, one man wasn't about to let her dirty little secret stay a secret anymore.
If you were seeing strange spots on your TV screen during the Lions-Bills game in Detroit on Sunday, you weren't hallucinating. Allegedly, a Detroit fan was pointing a laser pointer at some of the Bills players to distract them. Now, according to The Buffalo News, that person has been caught.
It was a featured story on Good Morning America on Tuesday. A number of national radio sports talk shows have discussed it. All of it centers on a Detroit Lions fan use of a laser pointer during the Lions game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at Ford Field in Detroit.
In a strange coincidence the final game of the Ralph Wilson era as Buffalo Bills owner came to an end in Wilson's hometown of Detroit. It was also the first game back in Detroit for Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. And what a defensive scheme Schwartz came up with to hold a pretty good Lions offense to just a single touchdown in the Bills 17-14 comeback win.
You may remember the Bills signing a trick shot quarterback named Alex Tanney last year. His YouTube video was raising eyebrows before training camp as he threaded the needle from some pretty incredible distances. Unfortunately, he didn't last long with the Bills. The Detroit Lions, however, are hoping for more from their recent kicker acquisition.