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Here are the NFL playoff scenarios for Week 14, including an opportunity for the Buffalo Bills to earn a playoff berth, courtesy of the NFL: AFC CLINCHED: None BUFFALO BILLS (9-3) (vs. Baltimore (10-2), Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS) Buffalo clinches playoff berth with: BUF win + OAK loss or tie + HOU loss + IND loss or tie BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-2) (at Buffalo…

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The repercussions from Von Miller's Denver Broncos Halloween party in October 2018 are continuing for Western New York native Chad Kelly. Kelly, the Broncos' backup quarterback at the time, is being sued by Miller's personal videographer, who is accusing Kelly of assaulting him and breaking his nose, according to TMZ Sports. Jackson Belcher, who was hired to shoot Mi…

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It has been 19 years since Doug Flutie threw a pass for the Buffalo Bills, but the legacy that includes a once wildly popular cereal bearing his name lives on. At least, that's what the manufacturer of Flutie Flakes is hoping. To mark the 20th anniversary of the cereal, Flutie Flakes will be relaunched beginning Sunday at New Era Field when the former NFL and CFL qua…

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Like many Western New Yorkers on a day without a Buffalo Bills game, I settled in front of my TV at 1 p.m. Sunday to watch the big NFL game between Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens and the once-beaten San Francisco 49ers on WUTV, the local Fox affiliate. I was immediately startled to see a blank screen rather than any game action on WUTV, which I was watching via …

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As part of the Buffalo Bills' preparation for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, the Bills will need someone to run the scout team. Given Jackson's multidimensional abilities, that could be a challenge. "It’s tough. There are not a lot of guys on rosters around the NFL that can mimic what Lamar does," coach Sean McDermott said Monday. "If you have them, they…

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It's time for the "M&T Bank Bowl." Others call it the Buffalo Bills-Baltimore Ravens game. For M&T, this is not your typical Sunday football matchup. Consider: M&T is based in Buffalo and is the official bank of the Bills. But M&T has its mid-Atlantic headquarters in Baltimore, and a sponsorship deal with the Ravens, too. The team plays its home ga…

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We are asking readers to help choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sunday night. …

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We are asking readers to help choose our Buffalo News Prep Talk Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Sgroi Financial.  You can vote in the poll embedded below until noon Thursday. Each Athlete of the Week winner will be eligible for the Athlete of the Year poll conducted in the spring. To nominate an athlete, send your suggestions to sports@buffnews.com by Sunday night. …

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With the New England Patriots' loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday night, Bills fans are starting to wonder whether Buffalo could win the AFC East. Per the News' Jay Skurski, here are some scenarios, assuming a Bills win against New England in Week 16. Note that tiebreakers in division go head to head, record in division, record in common games. Scenario 1 If Buf…

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To practically no one’s surprise, Buffalo had the top-rated CBS affiliate among the top 56 metered markets for the Bills’ 26-15 upset of the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. However, it might have been slightly surprising that the rating didn’t approach what Bills games have been getting this season. The game had a 36.2 rating on WIVB-TV, well below the ratings in…

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Here is what we know after Sunday’s games that impact the AFC playoff picture: AFC East The New England Patriots are 10-2 and have one-game lead. The Buffalo Bills are 9-3 after beating Dallas, 26-15, Thursday. AFC wild card and seedings The Bills have the third-best record in the AFC, but are in position as the first wild card in the AFC because of the divisio…

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For all the exciting matchups, upset wins by Miami and Cincinnati and last-play field goal winners by Denver and Baltimore not much was really defined by Sunday’s Week 13 games in National Football League games. Yes, the Philadelphia Eagles blew a splendid opportunity to tie Dallas for first in the NFC East by losing at Miami. And the New York Jets were virtually eli…

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Kickoff for the Buffalo Bills' Dec. 15 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field has been moved to 8:20 p.m., the NFL announced Sunday night. The game will be nationally televised by NBC, a decision prompted by both the Bills (9-3) and the Steelers (7-5) being in the thick of the playoff hunt. Pittsburgh beat Cleveland 20-13 on Sunday. The Bills' only other…

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To no surprise, Bills legend Bruce Smith was named to the NFL 100 All-Time Team on Friday when the defensive linemen were revealed. Smith, the NFL leader in sacks with 200, was among seven defensive ends selected, joining Doug Atkins, Bill Hewitt, Deacon Jones, Gino Marchetti, Lee Roy Selmon and Reggie White. Marchetti and Jones were the lone unanimous selections. …