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Jonesing for yet another reason to hate the New England Patriots? The worst day of a Patriot's life probably ranks among the more rewarding experiences of his career. That's right. Even when a Patriot gets fired, there's a chance he'll look back upon the moment gratefully. For about as long as the Buffalo Bills have failed to reach the playoffs, we've been inundat…

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Desperation would seem a plausible reason if times actually were desperate. Outright panic feels like a reasonable explanation. The decision was so surprising, so vexing that self-sabotage could be assumed. The Buffalo Bills this week benched Tyrod Taylor for rookie Nathan Peterman, who will make his first NFL start Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, an odd …

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Jake Plummer is one of the tiniest few quarterbacks in modern NFL history who can relate to what Tyrod Taylor is experiencing. The Buffalo Bills took away Taylor's job even though he's healthy and they have a winning record. They gave the gig to rookie Nathan Peterman. Such moves are rare, which gives Plummer distinctive credibility. He would advise Taylor not to let…

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WHEATFIELD – Chad Kelly slept on the basement floor Thursday night. No NFL team selected him in the first round of the NFL Draft. Although expected, he underscored his circumstance with a reminder that his pro career won't merely start from the ground up, but from the subterranean. "I wanted to feel what it was like at the bottom," Kelly said. "I could've slept in th…

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While it must bolster Jim Kelly's ego to know he has been irreplaceable for 20 years, he'd rather watch another quarterback take his Buffalo Bills back to the playoffs. Snow falling on a frigid January afternoon, a miserable opponent and Bills fans going bonkers for their boys ... That's what Kelly and Super Bowl teammates Thurman Thomas, Bruce Smith and Steve Tasker…

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With performances like these, the Buffalo Bills will have a difficult time conjuring the magic their fans felt after winning on opening day. The Bills have lost both their home games since then. Each was humiliating in its way. The New York Giants beat the hapless Bills, 24-10. Ralph Wilson Stadium booed the Bills off the field at halftime, and it didn't get much better…