Buffalo Bills

All NFL Media is Local- Buffalo Bills

We continue our look at the local media outlets covering their NFL teams with an examination of the sports media that follows the Buffalo Bills

Newspaper- The Buffalo News is the newspaper of record in the city proper. It’s online sports section includes a special page dedicated to the Bills. Mark Gaughan (Twitter), Tim Graham (Twitter), and Jay Skurski (Twitter) are the ones who routinely cover the team. The paper does have a dedicated Bills blog, called Press Coverage.  Sports Columnists Bob DiCesare,  Mike Harrington (Twitter), Bucky Gleason (Twitter), Jerry Sullivan (Twitter), and Allen Wilson (Twitter) may chime in on the club from time to time.

Sports Radio- WGR is the new home for the play-by-play home of the Bills. John Murphy (Twitter) will handle the call of the games with Mark Kelso as game analyst.

Television- On the TV side, local coverage can be found on WGRZWIVB, and WKBW.

Blogs- Some of the independent blogs covering the team are Bills GabBills Locker, Buffalo Ramblings, BuffaLowDown, and the team’s own Inside the Bills Blog.

We know there are other newspapers and blogs that report on the Bills. Feel free to add those links via our comments.

SMJ Interview- John Murphy, Buffalo Bills Announcer

John Murphy BillsHere is another of our interviews with a local play-by-play voice from across the NFL.

John Murphy has been calling Buffalo Bills games since 1984 and has handled play-by-play duties since 2004.  He also works as Sports Director at WIVB Television in Buffalo.

In our conversation we talk about his weekend in Canton, how Terrell Owens fits with Buffalo, and his cameo movie role…

Photo courtesy of WIVB