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Andre Reed

Steve Tasker caught 20 passes that (1995) season for 255 yards with three touchdowns. He collected the first 100-yard game of his career in the playoffs against the Dolphins, highlighted by a 37-yard touchdown reception.

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Wide receivers are pulling down more than big money these days. They’re pulling down big numbers, too. Catches. Yards. Touchdowns. You name it. In fact, they’re pulling down such big numbers it’s hard to tell who’s a Hall-of-Famer. But now along comes former wideout James Lofton, himself a Hall-of-Famer with a check list to help, and he offered it to us on the latest Talk of Fame Network radio broadcast.

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“Football has been my whole life, the foundation of my whole life and what kind of person I am and what kind of person I want my kids to be. I’m very grateful to the game and what the game has given to me, not only on the field but what it has given me off the field. And it all started back in college … and even before that.”

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New coach Rex Ryan believes his Buffalo Bills are closing the gap in the AFC East with front-running New England. Of course, the gap was pretty wide to begin with, but implicit in Ryan’s offseason comments is a feeling that he really, truly believes he has the material to squeeze the Patriots. And he’s not alone. Hall-of-Fame wide receiver Andre Reed thinks he does, too.

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(Photos courtesy of the Buffalo Bills) By Rick Gosselin Talk of Fame Network History serves as the gatekeeper for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Win and you’re in. The Green Bay Packers won five NFL championships in the 1960s. They have 11 players enshrined. The Pittsburgh Steelers won four Super Bowls in the 1970s. They …

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(Photo courtesy of the Oakland Raiders) By Clark Judge Talk of Fame Network NEW YORK — There are dozens of qualified former players who aren’t in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, many of whom haven’t been discussed by the Hall’s board of selectors. But let’s say you could change that. Let’s say you had …

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By Clark Judge Talk of Fame Network   Junior Seau is not the most qualified candidate on the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 preliminary list. Former Kansas City guard Will Shields is. One difference: Seau is in his first year of eligibility. Shields is in his fourth. Both belong in the Hall, and both …

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By Clark Judge Talk of Fame Network   When I ran into Andre Reed last month, I asked him to act as an imaginary one-man  selection committee and nominate one former player or coach not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame for immediate induction. He didn’t have to think about his answer. Tim Brown. …

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By Clark Judge Talk of Fame Network   CANTON, Ohio — The question was simple. The answer was not. “Now that Andre Reed’s in the Hall of Fame,” asked John Murphy, host of the Buffalo Bills’ Radio Network, “who’s the next Bill to make it to Canton?” Good question. There is, as Murphy pointed out, …

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By Clark Judge Talk of Fame Network   For Andre Reed, the time couldn’t be better to make it to Canton — and here’s to the Hall of Fame for understanding. The best receiver on one of the best teams in the last two decades, the former Buffalo star waited patiently for the call — …

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Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Reed checks in. Andre chats up the guys about his long wait for enshrinement, if he ever gave up hope it would happen, and how it feels now that he has joined some of teammates in Canton. All that and more with former Bills wide receiver Andree Reed!

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