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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    December 09, 2018 - 6:28 pm

    The Buffalo Bills followed the lead of the Buffalo Sabres this weekend.

    When there Bills took a 14-3 lead late in the first quarter over a New York Jets team they obliterated just four weeks...

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    December 02, 2018 - 6:39 pm

    If only Josh Allen and Charles Clay could have hooked up on that pass.

    One week after having the signature throw of his rookie season, Allen would have had his signature game of Year 1....

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    November 25, 2018 - 6:23 pm

    Playing in his first game in 42 days, rookie quarterback Josh Allen took a step forward by leading the Buffalo Bills to a 24-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at New Era Field.

    Allen used...

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    November 23, 2018 - 4:40 pm

    In 2016 the University at Buffalo football team managed to win only two of their 12 games and tied for the worst record in Mid-American Conference play at 1-7. Just two years later, the Bulls have...

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    November 19, 2018 - 11:54 am

    "Thank you, Sabres."

    That's right. I'm pulling out a chant from more than 40 years ago to show how happy I am with the first 20 games of the season from the Buffalo Sabres.  

    Improved...

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    November 12, 2018 - 10:42 am

    The Buffalo Bills' defense played a great game on Sunday. They gave up just 10 points and 199 net yards to the New York Jets, and stopped them on third down 12-of-13 times. They sacked Josh McCown...

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    Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig - USA TODAY Sports
    October 30, 2018 - 12:07 pm

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the Buffalo Bills' offense:

    • Eight straight quarters without a touchdown
    • Two touchdowns in the last five games
    • Bills have thrown one
    • ...
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    October 21, 2018 - 6:31 pm

    Oy Vey! As defined by Merriam-Webster it is a term used to express dismay or grief.

    When I was trying to figure out how to start this column, it came down to that or WOOF!

    I feel like...

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    October 14, 2018 - 6:10 pm

    The Buffalo Bills have found some really crazy, rip your heart out ways to lose a game over the years and we now have a new entry.

    Just when you thought it was safe to watch Nathan...

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    Photo: Paul Hokanson - UBBulls.com
    October 13, 2018 - 5:57 pm

    The University at Buffalo is bowl eligible for just the fourth time in their FBS history following a 24-6 home win over the Akron Zips.

    It's the earliest the Bulls have reached that bowl...

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