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Where's the ball? CBS needs to get creative amid Bills-Colts snowstorm

The director of the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts had to be a little creative during Sunday afternoon's telecast in the blizzard at New Era Field.

CBS play-by-play Spero Dedes couldn't be faulted for being unable to tell viewers what yard line the ball was at after punts, kickoffs and plays from scrimmage.

So CBS had to devise a way to do it.

Jim Cornell, who directed the game for CBS Sports, addressed the challenges in an email supplied by the network.

"The snow always produces great shots and presents challenges, especially with the amount that was on the field today," said Cornell. "We made a point of giving viewers a better sense of where the ball was located by using the play-by-play camera to start in the end zone and then pan to the line of scrimmage. And we also used a graphic on our score bug frequently that indicated exactly where the ball was on the field of play.”

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