Celebrating Father's Day with the Buffalo Bills

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. The NFL has a long tradition of sons following in their fathers' footsteps as professional football players. Many of those fathers and sons played for the Buffalo Bills.

The list of father and son Bills includes names both familiar (Sam Adams, Jairus Byrd) and obscure (Brian Taylor, Jesse Freitas). The fathers or sons who played for the Bills are in bold font and a note about their Bills career is included.

* Sam and Sam Adams
The younger Adams started 40 games at DT for the Bills from 2003-2005 and earned a Pro Bowl nod in 2004.

* Bruce and Bruce Alford
The younger Alford was a kicker from 1968-1969, completing 62% of his field goal attempts.

* Hank and Chuck Bullough
Hank Bullough was the head coach of the Bills from 1985-1986, and holds the dubious distinction of having the worst coaching record in team history at 4-17.

* Gill and Jairus Byrd
Jairus Byrd was named to a Pro Bowl following his rookie campaign in 2009, where he tied the team record for interceptions in a season.

* Tony and Tony Cline
The younger Cline started nine games for the Bills from 1995-1997 after being the team's fourth-round draft pick.

* Frank and Frank Cornish
The elder Cornish finished his career with one unremarkable season in Buffalo in 1972.

* Ed and Joe Cummings
Joe Cummings started four games at linebacker in 1998 and 1999.

* Elwyn and Bill Dunstan
Bill Dunstan played in all 14 games for the Bills at DT in 1977.

* Tom and Tom Erlandson
Tom, Jr. played four games in his lone season in the NFL at linebacker.

* Chuck and Jay Foreman
The younger Foreman was drafted in the fifth round by the Bills in 1999, and played here for three years, starting all 16 games in his final season at LB.

* Jesse and Jesse Freitas
The most obscure member of our list, the elder Freitas played on game for the AAFC Buffalo Bills in 1949, going 4 of 9 for 10 yards passing with two interceptions.

* Tom and Daniel Graham
Tom played eleven games for the Bills in his final season in 1978.

* Richard and Richard Harvey
Harvey, Jr. played 27 games at linebacker in the early '90s, registering 10 tackles.

* J.D. Hill and Lonzell & Kahlil Hill
J.D. earned a Pro Bowl berth in 1972 and played five seasons at wide receiver for the Bills, retiring as the third-leading receiver in team history.

* Dick and John Hudson
The elder Hudson played five years on the right side of the AFL-era's offensive line.

* Gerald and Grant Irons
The younger Irons played in 15 games for the Bills in 2002, racking up 2.5 sacks as a DE.

* Eddie and Julian Jenkins
Eddie Jenkins played for three teams in 1974, spending three games on the Bills roster and recording the only reception of his career. The running back never attempted a rush.

* Frank and Ryan Khalil
The center was a member of the Bills in 1982, but never got the chance to see the field - so maybe he's more obscure than Freitas.

* Jack and Jeff Kemp
Jack Kemp held every Buffalo Bills passing record when he retired following the 1969 season. His son had a 16-1-1 record as a starting QB.

* Lawrence and Daylon McCutchenson
The Bills signed the elder McCutchenson for the 1981 season to finish his great 13-year career.

* Elijah and Ron Pitts
Ron Pitts was drafted in the seventh round of the 1985 draft and played mainly special teams, while adding some big plays on defense. His late father was an assistant coach on Marv Levy's staff in the early '90s, and served as an interim head coach on occasion before stomach cancer claimed his life at the age of 60.

* Tom and Barrett Ruud
The elder Ruud was the Bills' first-round selection in 1975, but started only three games in his three years as a linebacker for the team.

* Roosevelt and Brian Taylor
Taylor had a kickoff return in three games for the Bills in 1991.

* Ted and Ted Washington
"Little" Ted earned three Pro Bowl nods as a nose tackle for the Bills from 1995-2000.

* Alvin and Antuwyann Wyatt
The elder Wyatt was the Bills primary punt and kick returner in 1971-1972 and played in the defensive backfield garnering five interceptions.

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