Stories by Mark Gaughan
By Mark Gaughan » Sunday, September 21, 2014San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers was the best player on the field in leading the San Diego Chargers to a 22-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills today. Rivers masterfully managed a ball-control San Diego offense that dominated the game from start to finish. Rivers finished 18 of 25 passing for… Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Sunday, September 14, 2014Sammy Watkins and defense figured to be a big part of the Bills’ blueprint this season, and those elements were huge in the 29-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins Sunday. Special teams was the surprise factor that helped key the Bills’ victory. The Bills got C.J. Spiller’s 102-yard kickoff return… Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Tuesday, September 9, 2014They better hire a very good sculptor to make a statue of Ralph C. Wilson Jr. for the front of the new football stadium in downtown Buffalo, whenever they get around to building it. (And you can bet it’s going to be asked for by the NFL and the new… Read more »
By Mark Gaughan » Sunday, September 7, 2014RAPID REACTION: JETS 19, RAIDERS 14 Khalil Mack, the greatest player in University at Buffalo history, created a sack and contributed to a solid defensive effort in his NFL debut in MetLife Stadium Sunday. However, Mack and his Oakland Raiders were on the predictable end of a losing, 19-14 decision… Read more »
About the reporters
Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida.