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Reed doesn't receive the Hall call - Bills & NFL - The Buffalo News
Mark Gaughan was in the room but offers little insight into what actually happened with Andre Reed's candidacy.

Andre Reed Hall of Fame story - The Morning Call | Allentown, PA
"A group of more than 100 family members, friends, former teammates and coaches gathered at Starters Riverport in Bethlehem waiting for the Class of 2011 to be announced on The NFL Network. They were ready to take the roof off the sports bar/restaurant." This is their reaction.

Hall of Fame voting never easy -- given the backlog of candidates - Jim Trotter - SI.com
"The second-longest discussion followed the presentation for Buffalo's Reed, who was the third and final wide receiver presented. The debate not only focused on his performance, but also the backlog of players at the position. The problem isn't likely to go away anytime soon, because other talented receivers will be added to the mix in the coming years."

Andre Reed Denied
Canton must wait for Reed and Martin - AFC East Blog - ESPN

"Reed made 951 catches for 13,198 yards and 87 touchdowns and played in four consecutive Super Bowls. He's known as one of the best yards-after-catch receivers in NFL history, perhaps second to only Jerry Rice, and among the grittiest over-the-middle threats."

Reed Does Not Make Final Cut In HOF Vote - WGR 550 SportsRadio
" Well he made the final 10, but former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed will be forced to wait another year after not being named one of the seven 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees. Reed did make the cut from 17 finalists to 10 but failed to advance from there."

Andre Reed Gets Hall of Fame Snub Yet Again : Buffalo Sports Daily
"Andre Reed truly deserves to be in Hall of Fame. I don’t understand why he didn’t get in for 5th year in a row. But I expected this result." Rochester Democrat & Chronicle beat writer Sal Maiorana said.

Hall of Fame voting never easy -- given the backlog of candidates - Jim Trotter - SI.com
"The second-longest discussion followed the presentation for Buffalo's Reed, who was the third and final wide receiver presented. The debate not only focused on his performance, but also the backlog of players at the position. The problem isn't likely to go away anytime soon, because other talented receivers will be added to the mix in the coming years."

NFL.com Blogs - Blog Archive Pick VI: Players who should be in the Hall
Andre Reed is on Adam Rank's list for 2012.

Super Bowls
Bills' best-laid plans went awry 20 years ago - Larry Felser - The Buffalo News

Larry Felser gives his recollections of Buffalo's first Super Bowl. Read it!

Giants beat Buffalo Bills in a game where it all went right for Big Blue - NY Daily News
Through the looking glass, here's a take on the Giants Super Bowl XXV victory.

PAXTON NFL's big day less than super for Buffalo Bill fans - Connecticut Post
William Paxton shares his thoughts on all four Bills Super Bowl loses from Connecticut.

Super Bowl XXVII - Dallas 52, Buffalo 17 - The 10 Worst Super Bowls - SI.com
The Buffalo Bills and their nine turnovers come in third on this list.

Stranger than fiction | Top 10 | Sports | Winnipeg Sun
Three Bills moments make the list. Don Beebe chasing down Leon Lett, Thurman Thomas losing his helmet, and Wide Right.

The top 10 should-have-been Super Bowl MVPs - Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Thurman Thomas is snub number 5 on this list.

More Bills Links
Stevie Johnson joins PFT Live | ProFootballTalk

"We had more interviews than this week's allotment of ProFootballTalk Live could hold. So we busted through the barriers of the half-hour (give or take a half-hour) show and we're posting the extra interviews separately."

Stevie Johnson, Ya Boy host Dougie contest - YardBarker.com
"Yardbarker’s "T.G.I. Sunday" Super Bowl coverage ventured into a local Dallas T.G.I. Friday’s with Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson and his rapper cousin Ya Boy to have a Dougie dance contest."