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#1 chaccof

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 08:37 PM

As the the 10th anniversary of Kevin Everett's injury is coming up on Sept. 9th does anyone know if the Bills plan to do anything to commemorate it?  I just picked up the book that was written about his recovery - at a garage sale for a buck - pretty interesting story.  It was written by a writer from Philly which surprised me a bit.  



#2 Curt

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 10:16 PM

I see your point but I don't think that the Bills will commemorate a near fatal injury.



#3 GhostsofBillsPast

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 10:29 PM

It sounds harsh but I don't think he was famous enough to warrent this. Its a nice story, but he is no Darryl Talley.

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 10:47 PM

Someone from the Buffalo News did a piece on him a few years ago otherwise he's been aloof.    



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Posted 18 August 2017 - 11:03 PM

I see your point but I don't think that the Bills will commemorate a near fatal injury.


Maybe his story since

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 12:14 AM

I don't see it.  I'd say let the man live privately.  Remember, he almost died.



#7 bbb

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 04:30 AM

Since this thread isn't really about Kevin's health these days, I can't not post my favorite TV goof:

 



#8 Captain_Quint

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 06:12 AM

Since this thread isn't really about Kevin's health these days, I can't not post my favorite TV goof:
 


One of my all time favorites.

#9 RockpileSurvivor

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 07:20 AM

Never seen that clip before...outstanding!

#10 Cripple Creek

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 07:20 AM

I see your point but I don't think that the Bills will commemorate a near fatal injury.

I think you're right, it will get a mention, but that's about it.

 

IF they did they would celebrate the quick response, treatment and recovery, not the injury.



#11 YoloinOhio

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 09:14 AM

"Lead the charge" maybe for the home opener?

Wait... will they even still do that?

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 09:50 AM

"Lead the charge" maybe for the home opener?

Wait... will they even still do that?


Yes, but like the captains, it will be the same guy all year.

This year is Elvis, next year its the chefs.

#13 Binghamton Beast

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 10:43 AM

If anything, honor the medical staff. That would be a good idea.

#14 chaccof

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 10:56 AM

I think you're right, it will get a mention, but that's about it.

 

IF they did they would celebrate the quick response, treatment and recovery, not the injury.

that's what i was thinking, celebrate the recovery.



#15 dezertbill

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 11:00 AM

It was a horrific injury that quick thinking limited the damage to his spine. I remember reading he's now into business and walking

Based on his recover I definitely feel the Bills should do something to commemorate the day to celebrate his recovery 10 years later.

#16 Wayne Arnold

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 11:00 AM

Since this thread isn't really about Kevin's health these days, I can't not post my favorite TV goof:

 

 

This doesn't get enough credit for the absolute unintentional hilarity of it.



#17 Shotgunner

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 11:04 AM

 

This doesn't get enough credit for the absolute unintentional hilarity of it.

Especially since most people (myself included) would not recognize KE in street clothes.



#18 OldTimeAFLGuy

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 11:20 AM

If anything, honor the medical staff. That would be a good idea.

 

....nice idea Beast....and if Kevin wanted to attend, I'm sure Pegula would fly him in....leave it as his option......or he could prerecord a thank you video message and play it on the jumbotron............



#19 LABILLBACKER

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 11:51 AM

"Lead the charge" maybe for the home opener?

Wait... will they even still do that?


Not a terrible idea to invite him to home opener. Celebrate his life (not near death). Invite the doctors and field personnel who saved his life. He doesn't need to be a marquee player. He was a Bill!

#20 DriveFor1Outta5

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 09:07 PM

 
This doesn't get enough credit for the absolute unintentional hilarity of it.

I've never seen it. Finding it hard to believe it was unintentional though.

Edited by DriveFor1Outta5, 19 August 2017 - 09:08 PM.