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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: 48. The NFL first went to a bye week for teams in the 1990 season. Who did the Bills play the week following the bye that season? Scroll down ... A. The New York Jets. The Bills had a bye in Week S…

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Nov. 4, 1984 – The game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns didn’t receive a great deal of pregame attention from the rest of the nation. After all, the Browns came into the game with a dreary 1-8 record. Marty Schottenheimer had been picked as Cleveland’s coach after Sam Rutigliano had gotten the team off to a 1-7 start. That still sounded pretty good to…

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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: 47. The Bills lost 34-21 on the road to the New York Jets Thursday. What is the Bills' biggest margin of defeat in any of the Titans/Jets four homes (Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium, Giants Stadium, MetLife Stadium)…

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Nov. 3, 1986 – Coaching changes were nothing new in the 1980s for the Bills. After Chuck Knox left after the 1982 season, Kay Stephenson and Hank Bullough tried their luck at turning around the franchise. They didn’t have much success. The Bills tried again on this date, and this time they got it right with Marv Levy. Levy wasn’t an unknown, but he wasn’t a choice th…

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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: 45. What Bills receiver holds the team record for most yards and catches in a single season? Scroll down ... A. Eric Moulds. Moulds had 1,368 yards in the 1998 season and 100 catches in the 2002 se…

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Nov. 2, 1975 – The Bills and Jets get together tonight for a Thursday night game in New Jersey. These two teams played away from Buffalo back in 1975, and the outcome was a happy one for the Bills. This was one of Buffalo’s best comebacks of that era. Jim Braxton got the Bills off to a good start by catching a touchdown pass from Joe Ferguson to open the scoring. But it…

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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: 44. This week's Bills-Jets game will be the 115th meeting between the teams. The Bills lead the all-time series, 61-53. What is the longest winning streak for the Bills in the series? Scroll down ... …

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Nov. 1, 1964 – For three quarters, it looked as if the Bills’ unbeaten streak was in serious jeopardy. Buffalo came into the game with a sparkling 7-0 record in American Football League play. They didn’t figure to have too many problems with a Houston Oilers’ team that was a less-than-impressive 2-5. The Oilers, though, had plans on spoiling the party as the second h…

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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: 43. In the Sept. 29, 1968, game against the New York Jets, how many Bills returned interceptions thrown by Joe Namath for touchdowns? Scroll down ... A. Three. The 37-35 win was Buffalo's only one …

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Oct. 31, 1987 – Bills fans remember this day as the one in which the team seemed to indicate that it was getting very serious about its rebuilding plan. The Bills, who already had added some top players in the previous couple of years, pulled one of their biggest trades in its history. They acquired linebacker Cornelius Bennett from the Colts in a three-cornered deal th…

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Oct. 30, 1966 – Bills fans always liked to see their favorites beat Joe Namath and his New York Jets. It’s perhaps because Namath always offered a good challenge. Therefore, those boosters must have been smiling after this game in War Memorial Stadium. The Bills went home with a 33-23 win over the Jets. Buffalo gave up an early field goal to Jim Turner, and then went…

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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: 42. Who holds the record for the longest rushing play in team history that did not result in a touchdown? Scroll down ... A. C.J. Spiller. His 77-yard run on Dec. 1, 2013, against Atlanta in Toront…

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In a halftime ceremony today, the late Cookie Gilchrist was added to the Buffalo Bills' Wall of Fame at New Era Field. Steve Tasker emceed the ceremony, which included Gilchrist's family as well as Bills alumni, including Booker Edgerson and Paul Maguire. Teammate and fellow Wall of Fame honoree Edgerson called Gilchrist "the Buffalo Bills very first franchise player…

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October 29, 1973 – Plenty of people remember this Bills game, which they won by a 23-14 score over the Chiefs. It was the first Monday Night Football home game in Buffalo history, as Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell and Don Meredith came to the town for the contest. It's difficult to describe the excitement that the Monday night broadcasts carried back then. Let's just say …

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Bills vs. Raiders: 38 games all-time. Bills record: 17-21 (.447). Playoffs: 2-0. Winning the AFC Championship on Jan. 20, 1991, and the Divisional Round game on Jan. 15, 1994. First game: On Oct. 23, 1960, the Bills beat the Raiders 38-9. Buffalo's fullback Wray Carlton caught three of Johnny Green's four touchdown passes – with the fourth going to Elbert …