Looks like our arch-rival will have another sub-par season running the football.
BillsBeat - July 21, 1999
Bills Single Game Tickets on Sale August 7th
For all of you who aren’t able to get season tickets, here’s your chance!
Rude Awakening - Brian Murphy's column.
I agree with him: Miami will have NO running game and will not win the AFC, and Flutie is back and Buffalo will! Three whole paragraphs dissing the Dolphins. I love it!
Walsh Is Ready For Risks Of Phillips
“Green Bay and Buffalo reportedly are the other two teams hanging in there with the 49ers but word out of Buffalo now claims the Bills are getting cold feet, since women’s groups protesting at the team headquarters there have made the Bills reconsider.”
49ers Are In The Running For Troubled Tailback, But Is He Worth The Gamble?
“Last week in Buffalo, the Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence held a rally at the Bills’ downtown ticket office, hoping to dissuade the team from pursuing Phillips. Perhaps as a result of the publicity, Bills
officials have recently been mum on their plans, although they are known to remain interested.”
Phillips Still Has NFL Future
“It’s not talent that is his problem,” [Bills pro personnel director A.J.] Smith said. “He just turned 24 and is trying to turn his life around. People are looking at it hard. It is turned around now, absolutely. I visited with him twice in Barcelona and Germany and we did an awful lot of investigative work. Europe was fantastic for him.”
Beebe Teaches Quickness At His House Of Speed
Former Bill shares his skills.
Bills Up Ante In Bidding War For Phillips
Let’s hope something good comes out of this.
BillsBeat - July 20, 1999
Cap Might Fit Phillips
“CBS SportsLine, citing sources from two teams in pursuit of Phillips, reported that the Buffalo Bills had moved into the lead in the negotiating process, making an offer that includes a signing bonus of more than $200,000.”
1998 Bills Team Highlight Schedule
The Bills 1998 highlight video will be shown 5 times during August and September.
49ers keep their eyes peeled (Phillips)
Bill Walsh claims SanFran is Phillips’ 1st choice.
Buffalo bound - Phillips likely to sign with Bills
Fox claims that Phillips spoke with the Bills on Monday, although Butler told WKBW that he hadn’t spoken with Phillips agent since Friday. There seems to be some fibbing going on around here…
Niners closing on Phillips
This AP story claims the 49ers are still very interested in Phillips, even though they just signed Charlie Garner. Of course, anyone who plays for the league minimum is a friend to SanFran after this offseason’s bloodbath.
Bills said to be leaders in race to sign Phillips
Len Pasquarelli claims Buffalo is close to signing Phillips, but ESPN is saying the 49ers are still hot on his trail.
BillsBeat - July 19, 1999
Ranking NFL Defensive Linemen.
Bruce Smith isn’t even mentioned as one of the best DEs in the NFL, despite having double-digit sack totals over the past 3 years. I don’t get it. What is wrong with these people?