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Bills fan Angie Thompson wanted to help her son Nick celebrate his 6th birthday so she went on Twitter and tried to enlist the help of some Bills players. https://twitter.com/AngieAThompson/status/952201387835908096 Among the responses she got were messages from Jordan Poyer and Hayley Beane, the wife of Bills GM Brandon Beane and then her notifications had this: A b…

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Bills rookie cornerback Tre'Davious White earned the highest grade among first-round draft picks by Pro Football Focus as the chart below shows and was named the site's rookie of the year. White graded out at a 92 – one of only three rookies to exceed 90. The others were San Francisco running back Reuben Foster and New Orleans cornerback Marshon Lattimore. White was …

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Throughout the season, The Buffalo News has asked fans to share with us their interactions with Bills players in their own words. Ian Goodenough and his father are Bills fans from Delaware. Goodenough's father grew up in Buffalo and he raised his son to be a Bills fan. The two made the trip to Jacksonville for the Bills' playoff game and had a chance encounter the night…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars are heading to the AFC Championship Game to face the New England Patriots. Buffalo Bills fans agonized as the Jaguars beat the Bills, 10-3, in last week's wild-card game. Sunday's Jacksonville victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers was a bit more high scoring with the Jags earning 45-42 win. Here are some reactions from Bills fans to what th…

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A number of Buffalo Bills fans planned ahead, figuring the Bills would beat Jacksonville last weekend and face New England on Saturday night in Foxborough in the AFC Division Playoff. Even though the Bills did not make it, that did not stop some stalwart Bills fans from attending the game anyway and wearing their Bills gear, as captured by Patriots team reporter Meredit…

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The Bills Mafia was all over Jacksonville for the Bills' playoff game against the Jaguars. Some, though, are unhappy with what Bills fans left behind. According to a report from WJAX-TV, the Jacksonville fire department was called to EverBank Field to put out a bonfire that was started by Bills fans. The fire included beer cans, tables and trash. Here are photos o…

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Bill Cowher spent time with members of the Bills Mafia this week for a piece on "The NFL Today" on CBS. Cowher proclaimed his inclusion Sunday in the Bills Mafia in the most #BillsMafia way possible: Going through a table. Cowher also was the only member of the CBS pregame show to pick the Bills to win Sunday's playoff game against Jacksonville. https://twitter.co…

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One of the key pieces of equipment for Bills fans who love to tailgate has been the folding table. So even though Sunday's AFC wild-card game is on the road, there were plenty of tables. Fan Tim Konzziela went one step further — bringing a Bills-themed table with him. Another Bills fan on the same Southwest flight shot a photo of the table rolling down the ramp as th…

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The Bills Mafia has taken over Jacksonville. From the scenes at the airport of the "Shout" song to reports of the Saturday night tailgate party running out of beer before it hardly got going, Bills fans are seemingly everywhere. One place they were early Sunday morning was lined up at the gates of EverBank Field. Really early. According to reports, stadium officia…

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Kim Pegula tweeted Saturday afternoon that she had a few extra tickets for Bills fans who were looking to go to Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Jaguars. https://twitter.com/KimPegula/status/949691748552527873 The pleas that came in ranged from adorable to desperate, but all showed the passion of Bills fans — and the strong GIF game by the Bills Mafia. Peg…

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What does the end of the drought mean to you ... Marv Levy: “Like all those other great Buffalo Bills fans, I am cheering for the team I will always revere. Congratulations to Sean McDermott, to his fine coaching staff, and to all the fine people in the Buffalo Bills organization for never giving up. OK, that’s it, guys. Now get back to work as you prepare to take the n…

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The giving from Buffalo Bills fans continues to the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, nearly 14,000 donors have given $307,000, according to a spokesman. Bills fans have embraced Dalton after the Bengals' last-minute win over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday helped the Bills get into the playoffs and end the franchise's 17-year playoff drought…

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The two original members remaining with the band 10,000 Maniacs combined a gig in Virginia Beach and the Bills making the playoffs for  a memorable New Year's Eve. Bass player Steve Gustafson and keyboardist Dennis Drew are both big Bills fans and got to see the Bills' win and the Ravens' loss before the 10,000 Maniacs performed. The band originally from Jamestown is ba…

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Buffalo Bills fans Matthew Lee and Rachel Phillips of Hamburg surprised their friends by getting married in the parking lot outside Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday before the Bills played the Miami Dolphins. A judge from Rochester officiated the ceremony. Here was the scene as captured by News photographer James P. McCoy. https://twitter.com/jmccoyphoto/status/9475428579…

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The Monday after Scott Norwood’s missed kick, Eduardo Santoyo didn’t want to go to school. Crestfallen over the heartbreaking Super Bowl loss, the 12-year old pleaded with his mother to allow an absence.  His mother declined, and a teary-eyed Santoyo dragged himself to class. A scene common across Western New York in the wake of the Bills defeat in Super Bowl XXV was…