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Oct. 21, 2012 – The Bills had gotten off to a respectable start for the 2012 season. They had split their first six games and were coming off an exciting overtime win at Arizona. Having returned home for their seventh game, hopes were high about the future. However, the Tennessee Titans had other ideas. The Titans beat the Bills, 35-34, in an entertaining contest at …

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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: 33. When did the Bills play their first postseason game? Scroll down ... A. It was a playoff game on Dec. 28, 1963 to determine the winner of the AFL's Eastern Division. Both the Bills and Boston P…

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Oct. 20, 1996 – It's difficult to upstage a game-winning field goal in the final seconds. Thurman Thomas just about accomplished that feat on this date. Yes, Steve Christie kicked a 47-yard field goal with 10 seconds left. That gave the Bills a 25-22 win over the Jets. But Thomas had the day's biggest moment. Thomas claimed the Bills' record for most rushing yards in…

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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: 32. Before the Bills held training camp at their current site of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, they held camp at two other colleges. Which ones? Scroll down ... A. Niagara University (1968-80)…

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Oct. 19, 1969 – It's as if Daryle Lamonica was still upset that he had been traded by the Buffalo Bills after the 1966 season. The Raiders hosted the Bills on this date, and Lamonica came out throwing and throwing and throwing. In fact, he threw six touchdown passes before the end of the first half. The Bills had time to get a touchdown of their own on a 39-yard pass fr…

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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: 31. The Bills will play in Los Angeles for the second straight season when they play the Chargers there on Nov. 19. What is the Bills all-time record in L.A.? Scroll down ... A. 3-4. The Bills have…

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With no game to look back on from this past Sunday and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers matchup still four days away, let’s pick up where we left off before the bye week, and continue our numbers dive into random Bills stats, facts, numbers and trivia throughout franchise history and into the 2017 season. Doug Flutie rushed for 476 yards in 1999. He turned 37 years old on Oct…

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Oct. 18, 1998 – Moments after its conclusion, Ralph Wilson called the Bills’ game played on this date one of the three or four most exciting games in this team’s history. It was the best moment in the short but memorable stay of Doug Flutie with the Bills. His 1-yard touchdown run gave the Bills a heart-pounding 17-16 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, who had come into…

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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: 30. The Bills have had three seasons where they won six road games, the team record. In what years did it happen? Scroll down ... A. 1964, 1991, 1993. The 1964 team won the AFL Championship while t…

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Oct. 17, 1965 – The Bills entered the day with a 4-1 record, set to take on the Chiefs at Kansas City Municipal Stadium. This contest, unlike the other nostalgic game pieces I have written, such as their 38-31 victory over the Baltimore Colts on Oct. 12, 1975, did not feature a dominant, high-powered offense. Instead, it was emphasized by a strong, gritty defensive perf…

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Oct. 17, 1959 – In the late 1950s, a Dallas man by the name of Lamar Hunt asked NFL Commissioner Bert Bell about his chances of acquiring an expansion team for his city. He was told that the NFL had to settle the financial problems of the Chicago Cardinals, and then planned to put an expansion team in Buffalo. Hunt became tired of waiting, and started making phone calls…

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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: 29. Van Miller is the most well known "Voice of the Bills" in their history. But from 1972-78, the broadcast rights went to WKBW AM 1520 and during those years a different announcer called the games. Who was it…

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Oct. 16, 1977 – For those of you with enough free time to make up a list of the dullest games in Buffalo Bills' history, here's a great candidate. It was a rainy day at Rich Stadium, as the Bills defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 3-0. Only 27,348 turned out, and the ones that stayed home might have had the right idea at least in terms of entertainment value. The one scor…

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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: 28. What is the most points the Bills have scored in a single game? Scroll down ... A. 58. The Bills beat the Miami Dolphins, 58-24, on Sept. 18, 1966. It was the Dolphins' first season in the AFL.…

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Oct. 15, 1976 – Who says history doesn't repeat itself? For the second time, Lou Saban resigned as coach of the Buffalo Bills on this day. Saban had left Buffalo after the 1965 season to take a job with the University of Maryland after leading the Bills to a pair of AFL championships. He came back for the 1972 season and helped put the Bills back in the playoffs in 1974…