For the third time in the last four seasons, the Buffalo Bills got to take their best shot at Patrick Mahomes and the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs. Despite hosting Kansas City for the first time in the playoffs, the Bills saw another promising season end without a Super Bowl berth.
Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks offers up thoughts from general manager Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott on what went wrong and what the future of the Bills looks like heading into a pivotal offseason.
GM Brandon Beane: Super Bowl isn’t closed
During their season-ending press conferences, Brandon Beane reiterated that Buffalo’s Super Bowl window hasn’t closed and that Stefon Diggs is still a No. 1 wide receiver, while both Beane and Sean McDermott told reporters there isn't a need for the Bills to undergo a drastic makeover this offseason following another early playoff exit. Find out what were some of the other key takeaways from Beane and McDermott’s session with the media.
- Beane doesn’t believe Bills’ window is closing - WGR 550
- Brandon Beane, Sean McDermott don’t see the need for an extreme makeover for Bills - Buffalo News
- Sean McDermott: Bills not in ‘situation where you strip it down,’ despite playoff setbacks - Buffalo News
- ‘Striving for the ultimate goal’ | Top 5 things to know from Bills HC Sean McDermott’s 2023 end of season press conference - BuffaloBills.com
- Top 5 things we learned from Bills GM Brandon Beane’s season-ending press conference and what to expect in 2024 - BuffaloBills.com
- What Bills coach Sean McDermott has to say on Diggs, Bass and coordinator openings - Democrat & Chronicle
- Bills notebook: Brandon Beane provides injury updates; Bobby Babich requested to interview with Giants - Buffalo News
- GM Brandon Beane - Bills still view Stefon Diggs as a No. 1 WR - ESPN.com Buffalo Bills blog
Bills interviewing Joe Brady for OC job
After taking over for Ken Dorsey following Buffalo’s disappointing loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 10, Joe Brady served as the interim offensive coordinator and helped right the ship as the Bills closed the regular season winning their last five games to claim their fourth straight AFC East title. Now, following Buffalo’s most recent playoff exit, the Bills are interviewing Brady for their OC job.
- Inside the Bills: Joe Brady built a strong case, but Bills need to conduct thorough offensive coordinator search - Buffalo News
- Report: Joe Brady interviewing for full-time OC job with Bills - NBC Sports
- Report: Buffalo Bills Officially Interviewing Joe Brady For Offensive Coordinator Job - Sports Illustrated
- Josh Allen, Bills offense voice support for interim offensive coordinator Joe Brady - Buffalo News
- Bills GM Brandon Beane: Joe Brady ‘did a really good job’ and deserves ‘serious consideration’ for OC gig - NFL.com
- Report: Joe Brady interviewing for full-time OC job with Bills - Yahoo! Sports
Even more Bills news
Reflecting on why free-agent safety Micah Hyde and the Bills were a perfect match, read the emotional “thank you” letter Hyde’s wife, Amanda, wrote to Bills Mafia, get the latest on the Chicago Bears’ request to interview Buffalo’s defensive line coach Eric Washington, and more!
- ‘Thankful for this place’: Micah Hyde and the Bills were a perfect match - Democrat & Chronicle
- Micah Hyde’s wife pens emotional thank you to ‘Bills Mafia’ - WGR 550
- Bills notebook: Bears reportedly request to interview Bills defensive line coach Eric Washington - Buffalo News
- Graham: Bills fans left fantasizing again after Chiefs end postseason dreams - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Jason Kelce meets Taylor Swift during Chiefs-Bills outing - ESPN
- Jason Kelce gushes about tailgating with Bills Mafia: Shenanigans were full bore over there - newyorkupstate.com
- Was hot water shut off in Kansas City Chiefs’ locker room at Buffalo Bills stadium? - newyorkupstate.com
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