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D&C's Maiorana: Top 100 Players In Bills History

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...interesting read......any rankings way off or anyone missed?.......

Buffalo Bills: Who are the Top 100 players in franchise history?

 

Sal Maiorana, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Published 6:01 a.m. ET Aug. 18, 2019
 

The Buffalo Bills played their first game in 1960 and Sal Maiorana began covering the team as a full-time beat writer for the Democrat and Chronicle in 1990.

As the NFL kicks off its 100th season and the Bills begin their 60th, here are Sal's rankings of the Bills' Top 100 all-time players:

 

https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/sports/football/nfl/bills/2019/08/18/buffalo-bills-nfl-top-100-players-team-history-bruce-smith-jim-kelly-oj-simpson-thurman-thomas/1515173001/
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Interesting set of rankings. Nothing too surprising, although I think I would've ranked Flutie a little higher given his leadership of the team during playoff years. Interesting that they mentioned Jack Kemp's political career. Not sure if they counted that in his ranking, but if so they should also be counting extracurriculars of some of the other players. 

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Seems fairly reasonable.  I would have liked to see Bobby Chandler and Ahmad Rashad on there.  Frank Lewis and Don Beebe too.  But these lists are tough to do.

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10 minutes ago, oldmanfan said:

Seems fairly reasonable.  I would have liked to see Bobby Chandler and Ahmad Rashad on there.  Frank Lewis and Don Beebe too.  But these lists are tough to do. This guy caught fergys sidelines passes better than anyone

Will grant please.

 

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2 minutes ago, Helpmenow said:

No chandler that is a friggin joke. This guy caught fergys sidelines passes better than anyone

Will grant please.

 

frank Lewis is another. Wtf

Are you old enough to have watched them play?

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8 minutes ago, oldmanfan said:

Seems fairly reasonable.  I would have liked to see Bobby Chandler and Ahmad Rashad on there.  Frank Lewis and Don Beebe too.  But these lists are tough to do.

I want Mailon Kent on there somewhere ha ha! You are probably the only one who knows the name!

 

3 minutes ago, Helpmenow said:

No chandler that is a friggin joke. This guy caught fergys sidelines passes better than anyone

Will grant please.

 

frank Lewis is another. Wtf

Good post - I agree!

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2 minutes ago, oldmanfan said:

Are you old enough to have watched them play?

Hell yes

Pete mills

Bobby Smith and joe auer

Donnie stone

merv krakau

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Just now, Helpmenow said:

Hell yes

Pete mills

Bobby Smith and joe auer

There you go.  Some great names there.

 

I might have had Tippy Day on my list too.

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3 minutes ago, oldmanfan said:

Are you old enough to have watched them play?

I thought you said chandler wasn’t on there.

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‘Oops’ McKelvin at #60.  🤔  I guess I tend to remember the bad about a player, as opposed to the good.

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For a guy who was there since the rockpile days. 

1 minute ago, oldmanfan said:

There you go.  Some great names there.

 

I might have had Tippy Day on my list too.

Tippy got traded to the chargers.

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4 minutes ago, oldmanfan said:

There you go.  Some great names there.

 

I might have had Tippy Day on my list too.

Dubie should be lower. Lofton wasn’t as good as #44

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32 minutes ago, TDTT said:

Interesting set of rankings. Nothing too surprising, although I think I would've ranked Flutie a little higher given his leadership of the team during playoff years. Interesting that they mentioned Jack Kemp's political career. Not sure if they counted that in his ranking, but if so they should also be counting extracurriculars of some of the other players. 

You don't get extra points for having a cereal. Flutie is lucky to have made the top 100... Just shows the lack of talent the Bills have had to fill out that 100 list.

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How do you do that list and leave off Willie Totten? Come on man!

 

I stopped after Charles Clay.

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Where’s Jim Braxton?

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I more or less agree with the top ten, but the bottom 30 seems like kind of a mess. I think he based this more on statistics than on actual impact to the team. 

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