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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    April 18, 2018 - 3:32 pm

    "You’ve got to have a franchise quarterback. That’s one of the main jobs of a GM is to find a franchise quarterback, it’s a quarterback league, I’ll say it every single time. You have to have one...

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    April 09, 2018 - 6:26 pm

    I’m not going to lie. I'd gotten tired of repeatedly hearing Ryan O’Reilly talk about how he needs to get better. He has said it so many times over the last two years that I was hoping he’d stop...

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    April 04, 2018 - 10:57 am

    Just when you thought the NFL Draft buildup couldn't get any more stressful, exciting, intriguing, or whatever word you choose to use, up step the New England Patriots. Their trade with the Los...

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    March 27, 2018 - 12:51 pm

    Casey Mittelstadt must be really good. He's already accomplished something I didn't think was possible. I'm excited at the prospect of watching a Buffalo Sabres game in the next two weeks. The...

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    March 20, 2018 - 12:31 pm

    The New York Jets ruined my weekend and they’ve made me nervous. They might also have thrown a wrench in the Buffalo Bills' quarterback plan for the NFL Draft by trading up from the sixth overall...

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    March 11, 2018 - 10:59 am

    Welcome to the golden era of University at Buffalo basketball, and one of the best stretches ever for any Western New York Division I basketball program.

    We shouldn’t be surprised with U.B.’...

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    Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig - USA TODAY Sports
    March 10, 2018 - 9:07 am

    There I was in my man cave getting ready to watch U.B. and St. Bonaventure play in their respective conference tournaments when the news broke. I was mildly surprised the Buffalo Bills were able...

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    Photo: Brian Spurlock - USA TODAY Sports
    March 09, 2018 - 9:53 am

    The 2018 NFL Draft is seven weeks away and I'm telling you, I'm not going to make it. Will the Buffalo Bills draft a quarterback in the first round? Will they need to move up to get the...

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    March 02, 2018 - 11:09 am

    The trade deadline has come and gone. Evander Kane went with it. Jack Eichel is still sidelined by ankle injury. But there's still 18 games left in the Sabres season. Is there anything worth...

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    February 27, 2018 - 6:07 pm

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