Steve Christie

September 28, 2009
Hosted by Jeff Nixon

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Steve Christie played for the Buffalo Bills from 1992 to 2000. In his 15 NFL seasons, Steve converted 336 of 431 field goals (77%) and 468 of 473 extra points (98%), giving him a total of 1,476 points. Steve had nine game-winning field goals in overtime, an NFL record he shares with former NFL placekicker Jim Breech. In Super Bowl 28, Steve set a Super Bowl record by kicking a 54-yard field goal. It is currently the longest field goal ever made in Super Bowl History. He was a key contributor in the Bills comeback win against the Houston Oilers, which occurred after the Bills trailed 35-3 early in the third quarter in a playoff game after the 1992 season. Christie kicked a successful onside kick, which he recovered himself and also kicked the game winning 32-yard field goal in overtime. On March 5, 2008 Steve Christie retired and the Bills officially signed him to a one day contract, allowing him to retire as a Buffalo Bill. He currently resides in Ellicottville, New York.

Jeff Nixon Sports Report

Jeff Nixon Sports Report

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Do you want the TRUTH? Can you handle the TRUTH? It’s time to put on your thinking cap and get the answers to all your questions about the NFL. The Jeff Nixon Sports Report will provide analysis of the Buffalo Bill’s games with in depth discussions with current players, retired players and fans regarding what the Buffalo Bills need to do to get back to the Superbowl…and this time win it! Jeff will examine other NFL teams and games. The show will focus on current events that affect both active and retired players including the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the NFL Disability and Pension Plans, active player conduct on and off the field, the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs and other issues that affect active players, retired players and the NFL in general. The show will also highlight the positive things that both active and retired players are doing in their communities.

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Jeff Nixon

Jeff Nixon

Jeff Nixon graduated from the University of Richmond where he holds the career record for 23 interceptions at Richmond. He is a three-time All-America selection and was named First Team by five different organizations following his senior year. In 1989, Jeff was inducted into the University of Richmond Hall of Fame.

Jeff was a fourth round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1979. He led the team with six interceptions his rookie season and was named to several all-rookie teams. In 1980 Jeff started the season in dramatic fashion by intercepting three passes against the Miami Dolphins which helped the Bills win the game and end the longest head-to-head team losing streak in NFL history. Jeff was Sports Illustrated's - Defensive Player of the Month in September of 1980. Jeff retired in 1985 and is now living in Buffalo, New York. He is married to recording artist Joyce Wilson-Nixon and together they have 5 children; Charles, Damien, Libran, Jena and Jeff. He is currently the Youth Service Director for the Buffalo Employment and Training Center where he provides jobs, career counseling, work readiness training and employment opportunities to low-income, underprivileged youth.

Jeff has been working on NFL retired player issues and moderates the blog "NFL Retired Players United". He also sits on the Board of Directors for two organizations that are also working on retired players issues: Fourth and Goal and the Retired Football Players Association.

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