A great article all together, but I really loved the last few paragraphs:
"In 1988, Polian was sitting at the end of the bar at Mudd McGrath's on a quiet afternoon and losing patience while waiting for a beer. McGrath, the longtime basketball referee and lifelong Buffalo guy, was telling a story to another patron until a frustrated Polian interrupted him.
"Bill," McGrath said, "you're the only general manager in the National Football League who could come into a corner bar in South Buffalo and nobody gives a [crap]."
"Mudd," Polian said with a smile, "that's why I love this place."