The current lockout is the topic that seemingly every sportswriter wants to talk about yet no sportswriter really wants to deal with.
Fans, in an similar manner, are willing to acknowledge its presence while at the same time trying their best to look past it. In a way it almost seems like everyone expects there to be a football season next year. But will it really be business as usual?
Regrettably, I highly doubt it. After many months away from team-led football, many players will be out of shape. Their absence from OTAs and mini-camps, combined with a compressed off-season, will no doubt be of detriment to the league, fans and players.
The best hope is that after some time away from the game, everyone can have a Michael Vick-type comeback once play resumes. News flash: It took Vick over a year to get back to form. Without delving too much further into the will we or won't we have a football season debate, this article will look at five Buffalo Bills that this lockout will affect the most, no matter how long it is.