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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    October 06, 2019 - 6:13 pm

    Josh Allen bounced back from his worst game as a pro, and the Buffalo Bills defense, once again, showed it is one of the best in the National Football League.

    That combination produced a...

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    October 05, 2019 - 8:08 pm

    A rough day for a true freshman kicker was the difference as the University at Buffalo football team dropped to 0-2 in Mid-American Conference play with a 21-20 overtime loss to Ohio University at...

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    September 29, 2019 - 6:54 pm

    There have been a number of frustrating losses by the Buffalo Bills to Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots over the years.

    This latest one is in the mix for number one on...

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    September 22, 2019 - 6:51 pm

    Now that was stressful.

    I coasted through the first two Buffalo Bills games of the season, but they made up for it against the Cincinnati Bengals by fitting three weeks worth of stress into...

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    September 15, 2019 - 6:44 pm

    I never had a doubt. Not for a single moment.

    Not even when the New York Giants took the opening kickoff and ran the ball down the Buffalo Bills' throats for a 75-yard touchdown drive. The...

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    September 08, 2019 - 6:41 pm

    When the Buffalo Bills scored to make it 16-10 in the fourth quarter, I got a text from my brother who is a lifelong New York Jets fan. He told me the Bills were going to win 17-16. As a lifelong...

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    Photo: Bob Donnan - USA TODAY Sports
    September 05, 2019 - 6:13 pm

    Congratulations! You survived another NFL preseason.

    With the way coaches were holding out starters and with a number of players not taking a single snap in any of the games, maybe this will...

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    August 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm

    We’re getting there, Buffalo Bills fans. Only two games left in the preseason.

    The fourth game is the one where starters don’t usually see the field, but head coach Sean McDermott should get...

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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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