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Nov. 28, 1971 – Perhaps the members of the 1971 Bills raise a glass on this particular day each year. After all, it’s the anniversary of that team’s only win. The Bills finally got their first victory of the season, a 27-20 decision over the New England Patriots.  Dennis Shaw threw two scoring passes to J.D. Hill, and O.J. Simpson ran over the goal line from a yard away…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 68. The Bills will face the Patriots twice in the next four weeks. New England holds a 70-43-1 edge all-time thanks in large part to domination since Tom Brady has been New England's starting quarterback. How l…

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Nov. 27, 1960 – The Bills had their first look at Denver’s unusual weather when the teams met in the American Football League’s initial season. It was a memorable experience. The day was 45 degrees and sunny in the morning in Colorado. By the time the game started, a snowstorm had arrived. Still, the Bills adapted well at first. They jumped out to a 38-7 lead near th…

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Quarterback controversies are nothing new for the Bills Backers of Kansas City. “The club began when Todd Collins took over for Jim Kelly,” said Canisius College graduate Joseph Cirincione, chapter president. The group had gathered informally in the Southland of Kansas City since the early 1990s and became an official chapter under the guidance of Cirincione and past pre…

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Nov. 26, 2006 – If you were a little late to the Bills' game against Jacksonville on this day, it wasn't a problem … the ending made up for it. This game had a fabulous finish, with two scores coming in the final minute. The Bills had the last one, and it was good for a 27-24 win. The Jaguars marched 62 yards in the fourth quarter to score the tying touchdown. But a …

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 67. Who scored two of the Bills' five touchdowns in their last win at Arrowhead Stadium, a 41-7 rout of the Chiefs on Sept. 11, 2011? Scroll down ... A. Scott Chandler. The tight end caught TD pass…

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Nov. 25, 1976 – The Buffalo Bills probably weren't in the mood to give thanks for much on this Thanksgiving Day. Having the chance to watch O.J. Simpson have his last great day as a member of the Bills was about it. Simpson ran for 273 yards on 29 carries on that day. It set the NFL record for rushing yardage in a single game; O.J. held the old one. In his fifth career …

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 66. Who scored all three touchdowns for the Bills in the 30-13 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1993 AFC Championship game at Rich Stadium on Jan. 23, 1994? Scroll down ... A. Thurman Thomas. …

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The feeling here is the move back to Tyrod Taylor could provide the impetuous needed for the Bills to regain their footing and move forward. They catch an overrated foe in the Kansas City, which has plenty of problems of its own as the Chiefs enter just 1-4 in their last five games. The biggest hurdle for Buffalo will be overcoming QB Alex Smith’s sterling 10-1 straight…

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Anthony Astore is a longtime Bills fan who lives in Fresno, Calif. With the Bills coming to the West Coast last week to play the Los Angeles Chargers, he thought it would be a good time to take his 6-year-old son, Rocco, to his first NFL game. While the Bills lost to the Chargers, father and son got an amazing memory courtesy of LeSean McCoy. Anthony picks up the story …

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Nov. 24, 1963 – Plenty of Americans remember what they were doing on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President Kennedy was assassinated. It led to an odd situation two days later. In fact, a game that was never played turned out to be memorable. The American Football League postponed its week's games, so the Bills and Patriots did not play on the 24th as scheduled. However, t…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 65. Sunday's game will be the 48th meeting between the Bills and Chiefs, with Buffalo holding a 25-21-1 edge. What is the longest unbeaten streak for the Bills in the series? Scroll down ... A. Seven …

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The Buffalo Bills have gotten into the Thanksgiving spirit. More than half of the roster helped hand out meals for 600 families last week at the Food Bank of Western New York. Owner Kim Pegula and several dozen team employees also participated in the annual Thanksgiving Blitz. “This is really a very true showing of heart and compassion for people who are having a tough t…

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Nov. 23, 1959 – The Buffalo Bills officially went into the football business on this day, as they acquired the rights to some players in the American Football League's first college draft. The team took Richie Lucas of Penn State, a quarterback. Lucas finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting that year, and would later go on to the College Football Hall of Fame. B…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 64. The Bills had a chance to make the very-first Super Bowl (then called the AFL-NFL Championship Game) but lost at War Memorial Stadium to the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-7, on Jan. 1, 1967 in the AFL title game. …