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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    August 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm

    We’re getting there Bills fans. Only two games left in the pre-season. The fourth game is the one where starters don’t usually see the field but Sean McDermott should get a jump start on that plan...

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    August 13, 2019 - 3:30 pm

    Even though the Buffalo Bills have played just one of their four preseason games and it's just shy of three weeks since they opened training camp, we have some answers and a shorter list of...

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    August 06, 2019 - 4:49 pm

    Get healthy, Mitch Morse, and soon.

    I’m pretty sure this is the first time I’ve ever been worried about an injury to an offensive lineman before the first preseason game has even been played...

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    July 30, 2019 - 4:22 pm

    Much to my chagrin, the Buffalo Bills have decided not to add a name to their Wall of Fame during this their 60th anniversary season.

    This will mark the fourth time in the last seven years...

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    July 24, 2019 - 10:02 am

    If I asked you to come up with your list of questions about the 2019 Buffalo Bills as they prepare to open training camp on Thursday, my guess is most, if not all of your questions would involve...

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    July 17, 2019 - 6:43 am

    A few weeks ago, we had Chris Simms from NBC Sports on our show to talk about Josh Allen. Simms had put together a top-40 countdown of quarterbacks and Allen was ranked 23rd. I knew he was a fan...

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    June 24, 2019 - 11:54 am

    The NHL Draft weekend came and went without Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill making a trade. That just means we have more time to debate the merits of keeping or dealing Rasmus...

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    June 13, 2019 - 7:34 pm

    I’m not going to lie. When the playoffs started I was rooting against the St. Louis Blues.

    More specifically, I was rooting against Ryan O’Reilly.

    Those feelings dissipated over the...

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    June 08, 2019 - 2:15 pm

    Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is now two-thirds of the way through his offseason to do list:

    1. Hire a new coach
    2. Re-sign Jeff Skinner
    3. Perform roster
    4. ...
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    May 15, 2019 - 5:38 pm

    Your question: Howard, what do you think of the Ralph Krueger hiring?

    My answer: Meh.

    No offense to Ralph Krueger, but that would have been my...

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