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Isn't it a weird feeling to observe the incompetence of other teams from the POV of rooting for a competent team?

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Looking around the NFL, I see stunning amounts of front office and team building incompetence. 

The Jets letting a Pro Bowl kicker go despite having plenty of money to sign them, then losing a game due to bad kicking and already being on the FOURTH kicker of the season by week 3. Also not putting good protection in front of Darnold and having to talk Ryan Kalil out of retirement. They also paid infinity dollars to an off-ball linebacker and a running back and a corner that they just benched.

The Browns ALSO failing to put good protection in front of Baker Mayfield, who now looks like he may be pulverized into dust before he can set the league on fire.

The Giants just...well...there's too much to even list.

The Dolphins tanking in such an obvious way that even good, young, recently drafted players like Minkah Fitzpatrick want out. 

There has always been this level of incompetence in the NFL, of course. The difference now is that, for years, the Bills were near the top of the "stumbling, bumbling" incompetence list. As a fan of the Bills, I never really had room to talk about OTHER teams' bad decisions. Now? I sit back, confident in the fact that my favorite team finally has stability, a GM and head coach that are on the same page, and a clear direction. I look at the awesome offensive line that this front office has built for Josh Allen, the targets they've gotten him, the purposeful building of the defense, the smart free agency spending, the culture...just about everything. I'm not used to looking at chaos and stupidity around the league and thinking "not MY team". This is new. 

I could get used to this.

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Well then I think it’s best not to put too much into these 2 road games against 2 incompetent franchises.  Let’s see how we do against the evil empire.  

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Lets face it, we all know what the adjective/adverb Billsy means.   It is fun watching other teams, especially the ones playing us being so Billsy. 

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I don't know what you're talking about. McBeane is lost out here. We need to fire everybody ~ Pre-Season posters

 

 

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5 minutes ago, H2o said:

I don't know what you're talking about. McBeane is lost out here. We need to fire everybody ~ Pre-Season posters

 

 

 

winning leads to trusting the process.  if the bills go on a three game losing streak, then people will no longer be trusting the proces. 

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I keep saying the same thing to myself after all these issues around the league: 

 

THANK JEEBUS IT'S NOT US, FINALLY!!

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13 minutes ago, nedboy7 said:

Well then I think it’s best not to put too much into these 2 road games against 2 incompetent franchises.  Let’s see how we do against the evil empire.  


With all due respect, even the Bills laying an egg against the Patriots wouldn't change the fact that the team is run with a competent, intelligent vision. Losing to the Patriots won't suddenly take away all the smart team-building that Beane and McDermott have done.

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So much already happening this season with OG QB's that have been staples in the league for many years.  Problem is the one staple that needs to die still looks great. 

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Just now, Logic said:


With all due respect, even the Bills laying an egg against the Patriots wouldn't change the fact that the team is run with a competent, intelligent vision. Losing to the Patriots won't suddenly take away all the smart team-building that Beane and McDermott have done.

Definitely there is no question this team has improved significantly from where we were last year.

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We need to give McBeane a Jon Gruden type contract. Lets get some more of that process. 

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14 minutes ago, H2o said:

I don't know what you're talking about. McBeane is lost out here. We need to fire everybody ~ Pre-Season posters

 

 

 

Yeah the idiots calling the coach McClappy and McBeane!

 

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One game at a time people let's just focus on one game at a time. I suggest following the process and not crown ourselves anything. 

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The NFL has always been run by a bunch of meatheads for the most part, with usually 3 or 4 really competent franchises at any one point in time.

 

When we were going to Superbowls, Buffalo, Dallas, and San Francisco seemed a cut above the rest of the league.

 

The Bill Parcels Giants and Joe Gibbs Redskins were also very well run organizations.

 

Lots of crap franchises back in those days, just as there are now.

 

 

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Is it just me or is the Miami situation taking incompetence to a whole new level?

I have been a Bills fan since the early 70's and have seen a lot of incompetence around the league, a lot of it right here in Buffalo.

I can not, however, recall anything like the dumpster fire happening in Miami.

 

I have not had this level of optimism with the Bills since about 87' or 88', in fact I believe Allen could be better than Kelly and Management maybe be even better.  Don't get me wrong, I loved Jim, but he had his faults.

Allen is more athletic, has a bigger arm and is at least as accurate as Kelly.  Josh seems to have as much football sense as Jim, maybe more (I loved seeing Josh running the no-huddle this early in his career).  I think Josh is more coachable and has a better work ethic as well as being more team oriented and less narcissistic.

 

Yes this is a weird feeling but it is a feeling I have had before and one I am hoping becomes the normal again, at least for a decade or so!:D

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4 minutes ago, ProcessAccepted said:

One game at a time people let's just focus on one game at a time. I suggest following the process and not crown ourselves anything. 


Nah. I'll leave "one game at a time" to the players. Me? I choose optimism. Again, I'm not "crowning" the Bills anything other than having a competent management team with a cogent plan. That's it.

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Well, our own front office and coaching staff looked pretty damn terrible/pathetic at this time last year, so I'm not going to pass judgment on any of the other rebuilds just yet.

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30 minutes ago, PlayoffsPlease said:

Lets face it, we all know what the adjective/adverb Billsy means.   It is fun watching other teams, especially the ones playing us being so Billsy. 

I was going to say this same thing.  So refreshing to not have us being the ones to do stupid/questionable things to the point of costing us games

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7 minutes ago, TheBrownBear said:

Well, our own front office and coaching staff looked pretty damn terrible/pathetic at this time last year, so I'm not going to pass judgment on any of the other rebuilds just yet.


They did? I must have missed that.

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Just now, Logic said:


They did? I must have missed that.

I'm guessing he's talking about the Peterman thing.

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19 minutes ago, Logic said:

Looking around the NFL, I see stunning amounts of front office and team building incompetence. 

The Jets letting a Pro Bowl kicker go despite having plenty of money to sign them, then losing a game due to bad kicking and already being on the FOURTH kicker of the season by week 3. Also not putting good protection in front of Darnold and having to talk Ryan Kalil out of retirement. They also paid infinity dollars to an off-ball linebacker and a running back and a corner that they just benched.

The Browns ALSO failing to put good protection in front of Baker Mayfield, who now looks like he may be pulverized into dust before he can set the league on fire.

The Giants just...well...there's too much to even list.

The Dolphins tanking in such an obvious way that even good, young, recently drafted players like Minkah Fitzpatrick want out. 

There has always been this level of incompetence in the NFL, of course. The difference now is that, for years, the Bills were near the top of the "stumbling, bumbling" incompetence list. As a fan of the Bills, I never really had room to talk about OTHER teams' bad decisions. Now? I sit back, confident in the fact that my favorite team finally has stability, a GM and head coach that are on the same page, and a clear direction. I look at the awesome offensive line that this front office has built for Josh Allen, the targets they've gotten him, the purposeful building of the defense, the smart free agency spending, the culture...just about everything. I'm not used to looking at chaos and stupidity around the league and thinking "not MY team". This is new. 

I could get used to this.

 

I will definitely give you competent from a from a front office perspective, and without a doubt a culture standpoint.   Now they need to prove to me they can win against good teams before I feel like progress has been made.

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46 minutes ago, nedboy7 said:

Well then I think it’s best not to put too much into these 2 road games against 2 incompetent franchises.  Let’s see how we do against the evil empire.  

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12 minutes ago, Limeaid said:

 

Yeah the idiots calling the coach McClappy and McBeane!

 

oooops!

I like McBeane.  I say it as a compliment.  They make a great team and I am glad we have them.

 

I find McClappy annoying because I know some mean it in a derogatory sense, but the man does like to clap.

I'll take Sean's clapping over this.

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