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Nov. 6, 1960 – It’s tough to win a football game when you have seven turnovers. It’s true now, and it was true in 1960. The Dallas Texans came to town for a game with the Bills at War Memorial Stadium, and they wasted no time at all in setting the tone. Quarterback Johnny Green of Buffalo tried a lateral to running back Wray Carlton, but it was intercepted by Dave Webst…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 49. The Bills and New Orleans Saints will play for just the 11th time in the regular season this Sunday. The Bills have hosted four of the previous 10 games. How many of those have they won? Scroll down ... …

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Well, that was embarrassing. The Buffalo Bills, in their beautiful all whites, got gang-greened on national television in the NFL Thursday Night color rush game. The Bills were on a kimmelweck roll after consecutive impressive victories. The pregame got fans nervous, like relative few games have this century. The Bills, coming off a Halloween Week thrashing of the spook…

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Nov. 5, 2000 – The Bills have had some good kickers over the years, but Steve Christie might be their best ever at the position. He did some of his best work in 2000, and one of the highlights came against the Patriots in Foxboro, Mass. Christie kicked a 48-yard field goal at the end of regulation time to tie the Bills’ game with the New England Patriots. Then in overti…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 48. The NFL first went to a bye week for teams in the 1990 season. Who did the Bills play the week following the bye that season? Scroll down ... A. The New York Jets. The Bills had a bye in Week S…

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Nov. 4, 1984 – The game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns didn’t receive a great deal of pregame attention from the rest of the nation. After all, the Browns came into the game with a dreary 1-8 record. Marty Schottenheimer had been picked as Cleveland’s coach after Sam Rutigliano had gotten the team off to a 1-7 start. That still sounded pretty good to…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 47. The Bills lost 34-21 on the road to the New York Jets Thursday. What is the Bills' biggest margin of defeat in any of the Titans/Jets four homes (Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium, Giants Stadium, MetLife Stadium)…

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Nov. 3, 1986 – Coaching changes were nothing new in the 1980s for the Bills. After Chuck Knox left after the 1982 season, Kay Stephenson and Hank Bullough tried their luck at turning around the franchise. They didn’t have much success. The Bills tried again on this date, and this time they got it right with Marv Levy. Levy wasn’t an unknown, but he wasn’t a choice th…

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Maybe all of that early criticism of Zay Jones was a bit premature. The Bills’ rookie wide receiver, chosen in the second round out of East Carolina, had gotten off to a slow start that included key drops and miscues. Fans began to wonder if Jones would turn out to be another poor draft pick for the Bills. But Jones showed signs of life in Sunday’s game against Oa…

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Tonawanda native Jeff Glor hasn't been shy about being a Buffalo Bills fan since the announcement that he'd be the new anchor of "CBS Evening News." Glor told News reporter Tim Graham on "The Tim Graham Show" Wednesday that he'd be taking his two sons to the game at MetLife Stadium and that he'd be proudly supporting the Bills. The Kenmore East graduate told Graham h…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 45. What Bills receiver holds the team record for most yards and catches in a single season? Scroll down ... A. Eric Moulds. Moulds had 1,368 yards in the 1998 season and 100 catches in the 2002 se…

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Ever wonder what it takes to make a New Era hat? New Era designers are making exclusive Bills hat designs for each home game. The series of New Era hat designs are for the Bills and the City of Buffalo only, according to the director of sports design Michael Raychel. Last home game's hat was a Nickel City snapback, in celebration of the Bills and Buffalo being the Ni…

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Nov. 2, 1975 – The Bills and Jets get together tonight for a Thursday night game in New Jersey. These two teams played away from Buffalo back in 1975, and the outcome was a happy one for the Bills. This was one of Buffalo’s best comebacks of that era. Jim Braxton got the Bills off to a good start by catching a touchdown pass from Joe Ferguson to open the scoring. But it…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 44. This week's Bills-Jets game will be the 115th meeting between the teams. The Bills lead the all-time series, 61-53. What is the longest winning streak for the Bills in the series? Scroll down ... …