JP Named Starter, Calico Reservations, Sabres

Hello All 1,531 Bills Fans,

That’s right, we’ve added 33 fans in one week! Welcome to everyone that is hearing from us for the first time, glad to have you aboard! The season is fast approaching and we’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s go:

JP Named Starter
After another solid performance against the Browns in the 3rd preseason game last Saturday night, JP Losman was named the starting quarterback by coach Dick Jauron yesterday. He has clearly been the best QB in practice and has said he feels much more comfortable than last year. The team needs to find out if JP is the real deal so this is the best possible outcome. Now he must win over his teammates and play smart football.

More Bills Notes
Takeo Spikes made his first appearance on the field since his Achilles tendon tear and true to form made the tackle on the Browns first play from scrimmage. The Bills lost 20-17 on a last second field goal but the starters played well, including a beautiful 54 yard TD from JP to our old friend Peerless Price. The Bills play their final preseason game tomorrow against the Lions and there are lots of positions still up for grabs. Backup WR, RB, LB positions are being hotly contested, and tomorrow’s game will go a long way to determining who makes the team.

Calico Reservation Info
Your NYCBBB staff has just about finalized all the details for the upcoming season at Little Buffalo and we’ll be sending a detailed email next week with all the info. One thing we wanted to mention is that Calico’s will again be accepting reservations for tables. They will begin accepting reservations at noon on Tuesdays and you can reserve up to 8 seats. The number is 212 – 557 – 4300.

3rd Annual Jets @ Bills NYCBBB Tailgate on Sept. 24th
I just got word yesterday that we sold ALL 100 tickets we had reserved for this game! This is going to be our biggest and best tailgate to date so if you don’t have tickets yet what are you waiting for? Call your friends and relatives, scour the internet, do whatever it takes to get yourself up there! It’s the legendary “Pinto Ron”/Kenny Johnson’s 200th straight game, and as an added bonus our very own NYCBBB ex-pat Michelle will be there with her new friends from NFL Films to catch some footage of the best tailgaters in the NFL for a piece for ESPN’s NFL Films Presents! The details of the tailgate are going to be almost identical to last year (check out our email archive) and I’ll be sending out more info as the date get closer. As a reminder, we aren’t arranging transportation or hotels in Buffalo so if you need a ticket, a ride or a hotel recommendation, post a message on our message board. If you’re planning on tailgating with us, please let me know by replying to this email!

Sabres Email
The Sabres run to the Conference Finals last year generated a LOT of enthusiasm and we had a great time following the team together. This year is shaping up to be even better and we are planning a lot more fun for everyone. In order to better serve you we have set up a new, Sabres only email list! We’ve updated the sign up link on our homepage to allow you to subscribe, and in less than a week we already a ton of names. If you are interesting in receiving additional Sabres emails, please sign up or reply back to this email and let me know.

I hope everyone has a great holiday weekend and I look forward to seeing you all at the season opener in 11 days!