Monthly Archives: September 2009

So Leodis McKelvin and Donte Whitner are going to be out for a while. Both will leave major holes to fill on the Bills’ defense. McKelvin has got a solid replacement, but Whitner – who Brian Dawkins was to the … Continue reading

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I am a better coach than Dick Jauron

I always chuckle when NFL players and coaches address criticism from fans and the media by saying, “It’s easy for you to say, but you couldn’t do a better job.” In the case of players, it’s usually a true statement. … Continue reading

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It’s often tough to find shortcomings in a winning offense when the final score’s 33-20. I can. For starters, how about Fred Jackson once again? 160+ rushing yards for a former arena leaguer is yet to lose its effect for … Continue reading

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A good start for the Buffalo Bills. Really optimistic we’ll do better than 7-9 this year, although Monday’s one-point loss in the final seconds to the Patriots proved the curse of Buffalo still exists and expecting a Super Bowl ring … Continue reading

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Sept. 11, 2001

Yesterday I wrote an advance on the Sept. 11 ceremonies going on in Kinston. Not that it had any impact on the way I did my job, but it felt awfully routine. More groups promoting the events of a day. … Continue reading

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The State Troopers will stop for stranded motorists. They’ll help them change tires, call for help and provide a blanket of security during an otherwise harrowing experience. No person wants to be alone on the shoulder of a highway – … Continue reading

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He was the type of man who didn’t care if his grandchildren dressed up like soldiers and carried toy guns around the yard. How did I know this? I knew this because he had a photo of two young boys … Continue reading

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