Howard Simon

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Howard Simon graduated from Buffalo State in 1984 and has been covering the Buffalo sports scene since 1989, working at WJJL, WBEN and the Empire Sports Network before joining WGR in 2004. Howard's also a huge fan of the New York Mets and for some reason, refuses to give up his team.

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    January 22, 2018 - 7:36 pm

    From time to time, I use a Charlie Brown analogy when it comes to describing my feelings during a particular game. You know how Lucy offers to hold a football for Charlie Brown so he can run up...

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    January 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm

    Less than one week after the season came to an end in Jacksonville, the Buffalo Bills answered the first important question of the offseason. Was Rick Dennison going to be back for a second year...

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    January 07, 2018 - 7:02 pm

    When the week began, my biggest concern about the AFC Wild Card game was whether the Buffalo Bills' offense could get into the endzone against the Jacksonville Jaguars' top-ranked defense. Mind...

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    January 05, 2018 - 7:27 pm

    When something really bad happens in Buffalo sports (obviously a rare occurrence), my Twitter feed will always include tweets from fans who feel bad for me and my colleagues at WGR. The tweet...

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    December 31, 2017 - 10:22 pm

    I knew I’d live to see the day, but the question was when would that day come? It came on the final day of 2017 and mercifully, thankfully, gloriously, the Bills' 17-year playoff drought is now...

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    December 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm

    I didn’t think there was any way I’d be angry with whatever took place during the Buffalo Bills' game in New England. After all, I was fully prepared for a 28th loss in the 31st game against Tom...

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    December 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm

    What a day at New Era Field. A game you could actually see, a critical win for the Buffalo Bills thanks to an impressive first half from the offense and a game where you really didn’t have to...

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    December 10, 2017 - 7:18 pm

    I’ve never been angry after a Buffalo Bills win…until now. Angry doesn’t even come close to describing my emotion.

    I was furious at Bills head coach Sean McDermott. From the moment he...

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    December 03, 2017 - 6:33 pm

    My Buffalo Bills post-game routine is always the same, win or lose. I listen to the post-game show while writing up all my notes from the game and check the final stats for other information. As...

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    November 26, 2017 - 7:05 pm

    Let me get the most important part out of the way first - my thanks to the Buffalo Bills for winning. We all needed that. Badly. After all, it had been four weeks since they thumped the Oakland...

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