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What happened in past seasons with Bills at 7-3

The Buffalo Bills are 7-3 for the seventh time in franchise history and the first time since 1999. Here is how they finished each of those seasons:

1974: Back-to-back losses dropped the Bills to 7-3. They split their last four to finish 9-5 and lost at Pittsburgh in the divisional playoff.

1980: Won, 31-24 at the Jets to get to 7-3 and won four of final six to finish 11-5. Lost in divisional playoff to San Diego.

1989: Beat Indianapolis, 30-7, for each 7-3. Lost four of the last six to finish 9-7 and then lost at Cleveland in the divisional playoff.

1993: A 23-0 loss at Pittsburgh dropped the Bills to 7-3. They lost two of the next three and then closed the regular season with four wins. Bills reached Super Bowl XXVIII and lost to Dallas.

1995: Beat Atlanta, 23-17, for seventh win and went 3-3 the rest of the way for a 10-6 mark. Beat Miami in the wild card and lost at Pittsburgh in the divisional playoff.

1996: A 24-17 win at Philadelphia lifted the Bills to 7-3. They won their next two, then lost three before closing the regular season with a win against Kansas City to go 10-6. The Bills then lost in the wild card to Jacksonville.

1999: Bills moved to 7-3 with a 23-3 victory against Miami and won four of the final six to finish 11-5 and second in the AFC East. They lost in the wild-card game to Tennessee on a play you might remember.

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