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New Orleans Saints fans were descending on Buffalo as early as Thursday and one thing you are sure to hear is "Who Dat?" Saints fans have their own language that was captured in the Who Dat Dictionary by the New Orleans Times Picayune. Some examples: Adieu Dat n. a Who Dat leaving the scene of the victory. Dat in the Hat n. a Saints fan wearing headgear. Fau…

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Nov. 10, 1968 – The Buffalo Bills had a 17-0 lead over the Miami Dolphins at halftime on this day. What could possibly go wrong? A lot, as it turned out. After all, it was 1968, a bleak year in team history. The Bills looked poised to pick up their second win of the season after playing a solid opening half. Bob Cappadona ran 33 yards for one score and caught a pass …

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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: 52. In the 31-13 win over the Patriots in Foxborough on Sept. 16, 1973, where O.J. Simpson ran for a then-record 250 yards, how many passes did the Bills complete? Scroll down ... A. Nine. Dennis S…

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Holy throwback, Thurman. 26 Shirts is bringing back an old Bills design, approved by Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas himself. The black shirt features a cartoon, digitized Thurman on the football field, with the words "Thurman Thomas Hall of Fame Edition." Not only will this "Nes Thurman" shirt bring back good memories, but in true 26 Shirts fashion, some of the mone…

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Nov. 9, 1986 – Marv Levy needed no time at all to make a good impression on Bills’ fans. He won his first game. Then again, any win at that point in the team’s history was appreciated. Levy had just taken over from Hank Bullough, and on his first Sunday on the job his Bills defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-12, in Rich Stadium. Levy received a quick course in what co…

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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: 51. In season-opening games, what is the Bills' largest margin of victory? Scroll down ... A. 34 points. The Bills beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 41-7, at Arrowhead Stadium on Sept. 11, 2011. The Bil…

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Early last week, Maggie Gray was debating just how much Buffalo Bills swag she should wear to the Thursday night football game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. The host of "SI Now" for SI.com and "The Moose and Maggie Show" for CBS Radio hadn’t been to a Bills game as a regular fan in over four years. She was excited. But she was also super anxious. “No…

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Nov. 8, 1986 – Newspapers often run a list of the day’s transactions in small print. Every so often, there’s a listing that seems minor but turns out to be major. That was the case for the Bills on this day. Steve Tasker turned into one of the great acquisitions in team history. Jack Kemp's acquisition might have been a better midseason addition, but this one paid many …

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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: 50. History shows that when the Bills win their season-opening game the chances are better they make the postseason than when they lose the opener. How many times have the Bills made the playoffs when dropping …

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After the shellacking the Bills took against the Jets last Thursday, the team and its fans are regrouping and re-evaluating this most topsy-turvy NFL season. And on Election Day — because no one will actually be out voting — it seems like a good time to look at the progress of our local leaders and representatives.  COACHING Freshman Sen. Sean McDermott and new Gov. Bran…

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Nov. 7, 1965 – The Buffalo Bills and Boston Patriots had staged some memorable games in the previous two years, usually with meaning in the division race. Those days were over in 1965. The Bills set the tone in the season opener, clubbing the Patriots by a score of 24-7 in War Memorial Stadium. Boston had hopes of returning the favor back in its home of Fenway Park. The…

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Brian Masterson is a diehard Bills fan who hasn't missed a game in seven years. When the Bills signed Micah Hyde, he decided to get Hyde's jersey. He had to wait for two months, but the jersey arrived the night before the Oakland game. Of course, he wore it to the game. We will let Masterson tell you the rest in his own words: I picked Hyde’s jersey because …

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Nov. 6, 1960 – It’s tough to win a football game when you have seven turnovers. It’s true now, and it was true in 1960. The Dallas Texans came to town for a game with the Bills at War Memorial Stadium, and they wasted no time at all in setting the tone. Quarterback Johnny Green of Buffalo tried a lateral to running back Wray Carlton, but it was intercepted by Dave Webst…

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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: 49. The Bills and New Orleans Saints will play for just the 11th time in the regular season this Sunday. The Bills have hosted four of the previous 10 games. How many of those have they won? Scroll down ... …

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Well, that was embarrassing. The Buffalo Bills, in their beautiful all whites, got gang-greened on national television in the NFL Thursday Night color rush game. The Bills were on a kimmelweck roll after consecutive impressive victories. The pregame got fans nervous, like relative few games have this century. The Bills, coming off a Halloween Week thrashing of the spook…