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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: 95. How many more playoff appearances do the Dolphins have over the Bills since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970? Scroll down ... A. Seven. The Dolphins have been in the playoffs 19 times (13 AFC East ti…

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Dec. 28, 1996 – The Super Bowls had stopped coming for the Bills by this time, and the nucleus of great players that made many great moments possible was starting to go its separate ways. A playoff game against the Jacksonville Jaguars turned out to be one of those moments when it became obvious that the “glory days” were about gone. The Bills had beaten the Chiefs in 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: 94. In the Jan. 2, 1999, playoff game with the Miami Dolphins, a 24-17 loss, the Bills' Eric Moulds set a record for most receiving yards in a playoff game with 240. How many receptions did he have? Scroll d…

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Dec. 27, 1981 – National Football League playoff games are supposed to be dramatic. Buffalo’s first appearance in the 1981 postseason was all of that, and then some. The Bills reached the playoffs for the second straight year and earned a trip to frozen Shea Stadium to play the New York Jets. Buffalo couldn’t have asked for a better start. Charles Romes picked up a fumb…

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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: 93. The Bills have played in Miami five times in the regular season finale in their history. How many times have they won? Scroll down ... A. None. The Bills lost 45-7 in 1970, 31-14 in 1977, 16-6 …

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Dec. 26, 1964 – Professional sports championships haven’t exactly been common in Western New York. Therefore, it’s fun to remember the ones we’ve had. The Bills won their first American Football League championship with a 20-7 win over the San Diego Chargers. The 40,242 in War Memorial Stadium no doubt enjoyed almost every minute of it. It was a typical blue-collar p…

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Dec. 24, 1971 – The Bills had gone through another terrible season in 1971, finishing last in the overall standings. A sign of hope was needed that better times were coming. Santa Claus came through with a Christmas Eve gift that was more than welcome for the football fans in Western New York. The Bills announced that Lou Saban was coming back to coach the team. The …

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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: 92. In the Dec. 28, 2008, Patriots-Bills game at Ralph Wilson Stadium, a game where it was so windy ropes were needed to help keep the goalposts in place, how many completed passes did New England quarterback M…

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Bills vs. Patriots: 114 games all-time. Bills record: 43-70-1 (.382). Playoffs: One game, the Bills squared off against the then Boston Patriots in the Divisional Round of the playoffs on Dec. 28, 1963. The Patriots scored 16 unanswered points to start, on a 59-yard touchdown pass by the hand of Babe Parilli to Larry Garron and an extra-point and three field goals by…

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Dec. 23, 1973 – It’s not easy to become the most valuable player in the NFL. The Bills have only had a player of theirs win the award twice, and this day marks the first time it happened. O.J. Simpson was clearly the dominant player in the league in 1973. You know all about his 2,003-yard season in only 14 games. That means Simpson averaged 143.1 yards per game. Simp…

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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: 91. Of the Bills' five AFC Championship Game appearances from the 1988 season through 1993, how many times did the late Dick Enberg do the play-by-play? Scroll down ... A. Five. Enberg was the lead…

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Dec. 22, 1974 – O.J. Simpson wasn’t completely shut out of the playoffs during his fabulous NFL career. Still, his one game didn’t go particularly well. The Bills reached the postseason in 1974 and had to go to Pittsburgh. The Steelers were in their “Steel Curtain” era; the Pro Football Hall of Fame is filled with players from that Pittsburgh team. Buffalo led the ga…

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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: 90. Which future Bills quarterback was the signal-caller for the Patriots in two games in 1988-89? Scroll down ... A. Doug Flutie. Flutie was the New England QB on Oct. 23, 1988 (23-20 Bills win) a…

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Dec. 21, 1980 – Division titles seemed to be for other teams as far as fans of the Bills were concerned by 1980. The Bills hadn’t won that particular honor since 1966, when they were in the American Football League. There was hope entering the 1980 season, since coach Chuck Knox was putting together a solid team, but Bills’ backers knew not to get their hopes up too hig…

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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: 89. What was Jim Kelly's record in the 20 games he started against the Patriots in his career? Scroll down ... A. 12-8. In four of Kelly's 11 seasons with the Bills they were 2-0 against New Englan…