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Joe Fan: I can’t believe they did it! Peterman! There is a God! Bill Fan: God hates the Bills. The defense parted like the Red Sea two straight games! They gave up 8,511 yards rushing so they bench the QB?! Jill Fan: Tyrod has faults, Lord knows, but he has no help. Joe Fan: He never throws with anticipation! Bill Fan: He’s anticipating getting his ribs bro…

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Joe Laurendi feels your pain, Bills fans, because he is one of you. Laurendi felt so frustrated during Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints that he posted a video on Twitter to express his thoughts that he labeled an "Emergency State of the Union." A Buffalo native, Laurendi is a senior majoring in journalism at DePaul in Chicago. And, well, he's not happy. …

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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 becaus…

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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…

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I know I always say this, but … this may be the one. I’m serious. When there is a change in leadership, a fan’s relationship with his or her team is like meeting a new girl or guy. The head coach or general manager is like hooking up with someone at a party or blind date. You spend spring and summer together in hope it blossoms into true love. Rarely – but li…

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Khalil Mack doesn’t have much to say about Buffalo these days. But he’ll make an exception for his favorite wing spot. The former University at Buffalo star and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year’s fondness for Elmo’s Bar & Restaurant will be the subject of a feature for “The NFL Today” pregame show on CBS before the Bills' game against Mack and th…

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Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat. This kind of comeback victory never happens to us. Of course, for sports fans in general, and Bills fans in particular, stuff that “never happens” quite often does. Fans have short, defective, handy memories. We take information from the press, sports radio, social media and right out of our posteriors. We are…

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The Allentown restaurant Colter Bay draws a crowd for Bills games but does not tend to get too crowded. “It’s busy but super comfortable,” bar manager Frank Pusateri said. “You won’t have to wait for drinks and you won’t be elbow-to-elbow with people.” New owner Mike Shatzel renovated the tavern last year to resemble a Rocky Mountain ski lodge, adding wood …

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When MaryLou DeMarco moved to Brandon, Fla. ,16 years ago, she searched the city for a suitable spot to circle the wagons. “I was going to different pubs and watching the Buffalo Bills games by myself and it just wasn’t the same thing,” said DeMarco, a South Buffalo native and the niece of former Buffalo mayor Steven Pankow. Sitting at the bar one day at O’Brien…

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During the week before the Buffalo Bills home opener against the New York Jets, Dick DeGroat couldn’t help but feel the familiar buzz that goes hand-in-hand with the start of a new NFL season. He was giddy with anticipation and planned to invite his kids and their children over for a barbecue to watch the game. That’s when DeGroat, a resident of Rochester, says he was …

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You could say that Reid Okoniewski has a Ph.D. in blind faith. At 24, he's been a loyal Buffalo Bills fan despite never witnessing the team make the playoffs (at least at an age where he can remember it). Like many Bills fans, he has known only losing and football heartbreak over the last 17 years, especially to the New England Patriots. Yet somehow, he still believed t…

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Even though the Buffalo Bills lost to the Carolina Panthers in Week Two of the NFL season, something pretty cool happened. The tailgating lot before the game was overflowing with red, white and blue, as Bills fans managed to outnumber Panthers fans in their own pregame celebration. “There was anywhere from 15 to 20,000 Bills fans tailgating in the parking area before …

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Every Sunday during the NFL season, 83-year-old Irwin Kotlove heads to a restaurant in Boca Raton, Fla. Clad in red, white and blue Bills gear from his hat to his shirt, he meets up with a group of displaced Bills fans to watch the game. Every Sunday, they root for the Bills, ignoring the taunts and boos from the Dolphins, Patriots and Jets fans in their midst. Every Su…

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Just when these Bills Instagram posts were starting to feel redundant, the snow came. Yes, Buffalo's football team lost its third straight game at home -- a 34-21 defeat at the paws of the Cincinnati Bengals -- but the first Sunday flakes of the season made for a raucous environment. [We have a bunch of people who write about the Bills, and you can read their words here.]…