Found September 18, 2013 on Buffalo Wins:
(This is a guest post from someone who wrote into the site and asked for it to be posted. If you ever are into writing a something that people can read, hit us up on Twitter.) I wrote two weeks ago how these Buffalo Bills had the chance to grab this town by the hand and run with it. With a good showing vs New England we wouldn't be saying "Same old Bills". Well I think the Bills accomplished that goal. It just feels different around here. I remember thinking to myself last week how much I've allowed myself to believe in the false hope. I believed Ryan Fitzpatrick could lead this team, same with JP Losman and Trent Edwards. But the reality is if you're not a great quarterback, your chances of winning are terrible. Of the Super Bowl-winning non Hall of Fame quarterbacks none of them won 2 Super Bowls. Yes, arguments can be made that some quarterbacks belong in the Hall of Fame (Stabler, Plunkett, Theismann, Simms). As we approach the 50th Super Bow...

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DL Mario Williams named AFC defensive player of the week

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