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Oct. 6, 2002 – From history's standpoint, the Buffalo Bills' game with the Oakland Raiders was memorable because quarterback Drew Bledsoe set a team record. He had thrown 175 straight passes without an interception until he was picked off in this game. The old record of 172 was set by Jim Kelly in 1995. But only the history majors in Ralph Wilson Stadium cared about tha…

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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: What is the Bills' longest regular season losing streak? Scroll down ... A. 15. It stretched over two seasons. They lost their last five games in 1970 and their first 10 games in 1971. Click the…

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Oct. 5, 1963 – It’s easy to pick the moment where Lou Saban and his Buffalo Bills started their roll toward becoming one of the best teams in the American Football League. The Bills had not had a great deal of success in their first three seasons. Then they opened Season Four with a 0-3-1 record. There couldn’t have been much optimism that good times were around the cor…

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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: 17. Who scored the Bills' first regular-season touchdown in Rich Stadium? Scroll down ... A. Wallace Francis had a 101-yard kickoff return in a 27-26 win over the Eagles on Oct. 7, 1973. In the Bil…

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The Bills announced Wednesday on their Twitter feed that they will be "white hot" for Sunday's game in Cincinnati, going with the white uniforms. https://twitter.com/buffalobills/status/915562162264825858 So, the Bengals have opted for orange jerseys and black pants. As noted by Cox Media Group reporter Jay Morrison, the Bengals have never lost in that uniform combo.…

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Oct. 4, 1981 - No one has done an "all-underrated Bills' all-time team,” at least as of this writing. Of course, would it be proper to publicize such a team, or should they just quietly be ignored? In any case, sometimes it's easy to forget that Joe Cribbs was a pretty good running back for the Bills during the 1980s. He lost some popularity points locally when he ju…

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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: 16. What was the largest listed seating capacity during the time the Bills played in War Memorial Stadium, their original home? Scroll down ... A. 46,206. That was the capacity for the team's f…

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Oct. 3, 2010 – If you didn't have the idea that the 2010 season was going to be a long one by September, you certainly got that impression by the time the first game of October went by. The Bills were manhandled by the Jets, 38-14. That lowered Buffalo's record to an ugly 0-4 – the first time the Bills had reached that record since 2004. The Bills' major problem was …

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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: 15. Who is the only Bills quarterback to throw for more than 400 yards in a game twice? Scroll down ... A. Drew Bledsoe. He did it twice in the same season (all-time team record 463 yards vs. Vikin…

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Oct. 2, 2016 – The Buffalo Bills haven’t beaten the New England Patriots very often in the 21st century. It’s fair to say they’ve enjoyed every one of their few victories. The one that came in 2016 was appreciated, even though there was a catch involved. Buffalo blanked New England, 16-0. Tyrod Taylor was sharp at quarterback for the Bills. He was 27 of 39 for 246 ya…

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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: 14. What defensive back has played the most games for the Bills in team history? Scroll down ... A. Steve Freeman played 178 games for the Bills between 1975 and 1986. Freeman is now an NFL offici…

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Oct. 1, 1985 – Kay Stephenson probably never had much of a chance to be a successful coach of the Buffalo Bills. Stephenson (real first name: George) had a hard act to follow. Chuck Knox had built the Bills into a playoff team, but left after the 1982 season after Buffalo had lost its final three games to miss the playoffs. There was talk of morale problems on that team…

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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: 13. What was the longest touchdown pass completed against the Bills in 2016? Scroll down ... A. There were two of 66 yards. * Week One vs. Ravens, Joe Flacco to Mike Wallace; * Week Seven vs. Do…

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As the name suggests, Buffalo Sports Garden has always catered to the game-watching crowd. The bar had 13 tube televisions when it opened 14 years ago, back when that was considered a lot. Now, BSG boasts 25 flat-screens, one for every four seats, including a 110-inch projection screen and three TVs on the spacious patio. “We put all three TVs on the Bills game there…

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Sept. 30, 1973 – Most people associated the opening of Rich Stadium with the preseason game against the Washington Redskins on Aug. 17, 1973. But it's the regular season games that count in the standings and deserved to be noted, too. The Bills started the 1973 season on the road for the first two weeks, beating New England and losing in San Diego. Finally, they got to …