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The Bills' rookie class is making an impact on and off the field. Over the last 11 years, the Bills Toyota Rookie Club initiative has brought the team’s newest players into the community for monthly events designed to introduce them to the area and inspire them to continue their outreach in later years. “It has been one of our most impactful programs for more than a deca…

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I know I always say this, but … this may be the one. I’m serious. When there is a change in leadership, a fan’s relationship with his or her team is like meeting a new girl or guy. The head coach or general manager is like hooking up with someone at a party or blind date. You spend spring and summer together in hope it blossoms into true love. Rarely – but like right…

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Nov. 1, 1964 – For three quarters, it looked as if the Bills’ unbeaten streak was in serious jeopardy. Buffalo came into the game with a sparkling 7-0 record in American Football League play. They didn’t figure to have too many problems with a Houston Oilers’ team that was a less-than-impressive 2-5. The Oilers, though, had plans on spoiling the party as the second 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: 43. In the Sept. 29, 1968, game against the New York Jets, how many Bills returned interceptions thrown by Joe Namath for touchdowns? Scroll down ... A. Three. The 37-35 win was Buffalo's only one …

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Philip Pope is a man of his word. He and his wife, Tami, made a pact to visit every NFL stadium in the country. They had been to 13 stadiums together before she passed away in 2011 from cancer. That’s why the 53-year-old is determined to finish off the list, no matter what. The pact, Pope says, was something they decided to do because they were both devout football f…

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Oct. 31, 1987 – Bills fans remember this day as the one in which the team seemed to indicate that it was getting very serious about its rebuilding plan. The Bills, who already had added some top players in the previous couple of years, pulled one of their biggest trades in its history. They acquired linebacker Cornelius Bennett from the Colts in a three-cornered deal th…

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Oct. 30, 1966 – Bills fans always liked to see their favorites beat Joe Namath and his New York Jets. It’s perhaps because Namath always offered a good challenge. Therefore, those boosters must have been smiling after this game in War Memorial Stadium. The Bills went home with a 33-23 win over the Jets. Buffalo gave up an early field goal to Jim Turner, and then went…

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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: 42. Who holds the record for the longest rushing play in team history that did not result in a touchdown? Scroll down ... A. C.J. Spiller. His 77-yard run on Dec. 1, 2013, against Atlanta in Toront…

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Seen and heard outside New Era Field before Bills vs. Raiders… Back to reality Bills fans knew it couldn’t last much longer. After the Bills’ first three home games were blessed with amazing summer-like weather – even the Oct. 22 game against Tampa Bay felt like early June rather than late October – Sunday’s tailgate was a cool, wet one. As a result, the tailgatin…

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Khalil Mack doesn’t have much to say about Buffalo these days. But he’ll make an exception for his favorite wing spot. The former University at Buffalo star and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year’s fondness for Elmo’s Bar & Restaurant will be the subject of a feature for “The NFL Today” pregame show on CBS before the Bills' game against Mack and the Oakland Rai…

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October 29, 1973 – Plenty of people remember this Bills game, which they won by a 23-14 score over the Chiefs. It was the first Monday Night Football home game in Buffalo history, as Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell and Don Meredith came to the town for the contest. It's difficult to describe the excitement that the Monday night broadcasts carried back then. Let's just say …

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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: 41. Who holds the record for the longest rushing play in team history that resulted in a touchdown? Scroll down ... A. O.J. Simpson. His 94-yard run for a score against the Steelers on Oct. 29, 197…

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Oct. 28, 2001 – There were all sorts of angles when the Bills played the Chargers on this day, and most of them centered on the quarterbacks. Buffalo had decided to keep Rob Johnson instead of Doug Flutie after the 2000 season. Now Flutie was back in Buffalo to face his old teammates in a San Diego Chargers' uniform. The game turned out to be a classic. The Bills scored…

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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: 40. What is the record for consecutive completions by a Bills quarterback, and who holds it? Scroll down ... A. 16, by Trent Edwards. He hit his receivers on 16 straight passes covering a two-game …

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Oct. 27, 2013 – Drew Brees may have been a little overshadowed in his brilliant career by such quarterbacks as Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Yet, is there any doubt that the signal-caller will have his name enshrined in Canton some day? The Bills got a look at the future Hall of Famer on this day, and no doubt came away impressed. He threw five touchdown passes as his N…