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Jason Wolf is an 18-time recipient of the APSE national top-10 writing award. He’s also won first-place awards from the Society for Features Journalism, the Pro Football Writers of America and been cited in The Best American Sports Writing anthology.
The two-time reigning AFC East champion Bills obliterated the No. 6-seeded Patriots, 47-17, on Saturday night at Highmark Stadium.
Tips and tricks for playing in frigid conditions are offered by former players on social media and sports talk shows every time a subzero, marquee game is on tap, and this week is no different with the Bills preparing to host the New England Patriots on Saturday in what could be the second-coldest football game in franchise history.
In every win and loss, there was good and bad and a lesson to be learned.
“I feel like that Tampa Bay game kind of got us back to where we needed to go, as far as having confidence, playing free, and playing like we know what we can play,” wide receiver Stefon Diggs said in late December.
“Nobody at the end of careers looks back and really figures out how many times you won your division,” Allen said. “I think the main goal is the Super Bowl, and winning the division just gives you an opportunity to do that."
The Bills clinched their second consecutive AFC East championship and their first back-to-back division titles since the 1990 and ’91 seasons. It was the first time they clinched the division at home since 1995.
Shrinking capacity hasn’t gone over well with some fans. But sports marketing professionals, engineers and economists explained the reasoning behind the national trend in interviews with The News.
Patty Champion has tweeted more than 14,000 times to vote for Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Harrison Phillips to help him win the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year “Charity Challenge.”