Found August 18, 2012 on Buffalo Wins:
It was September 25th, 2005. The Bills were 1-1 and were just starting out in the JP Losman era. Ugh, I know. The team was ready to take on the Atlanta Falcons in Buffalo. You still felt optimism in the air with the Bills, as they always seemed to be hype surrounding the Tom Donahoe squads. As the norm in NYC, I was watching this game from McFaddens and the crowd was, as usual, rowdy and wasted. I don't remember what happened on this specific play, but all I know was a HUGE UGHHHHHHH came over the crowd, followed by a hush.  On our TV screen, it had looked like Takeo Spikes was shot with a rifle. #51 was lying face first on the ground and the next thing you know, he rips his helmet off in disgust and slams it into the ground. We all knew something was wrong. Next thing you know, Spikes gets carted off the field with tears in his eyes and a towel draped over his head. It looked as if he was some punched out boxer whose career was ending. Spikes was never the same after ...

Bills GM Buddy Nix: rookie Gilmore “better than we thought he was”

Buffalo Bills rookie CB Stephon Gilmore is making quite an impression with fellow teammates and the front office alike. "But he's probably better than we thought he was, I'll just be honest," Bills GM Buddy Nix told John Kryk of the Ottawa Sun a few weeks ago. It’s still early in the preseason, and his regular season play and just how good he is remains...

Young's lawyer says loan in dispute

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Bills C Eric Wood back in action early

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Video Game News: Bills Receiver Ratings Released

It’s time for some news for all you ‘gamers’ out there. It’s week three of EA Sports’ Madden NFL 13 ratings reveal, and this week the ratings for the team’s receivers and tight ends were released which means the ratings for the Bills WR and TE have been announced. But first, let’s get you up to speed. EA first revealed the quarterback ratings. For the Bills, the ratings...

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Bills Struggle As They Fall To Vikings

Fred Jackson ran for 27 yards in the Bills loss to Minnesota on Friday night. The main purpose of preseason football is for teams to work out their kinks as they try to prepare for the regular season. On Friday night, The Buffalo Bills showed that they still have plenty of things to work on as they struggled, losing to the Minnesota Vikings 36-14. Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Bills first...

Video: Vikings fans do the wave, collectively lose their minds

Those who inhabit the Metrodome in the fall, packing the stadium in support of their hometown Vikings, have always been known as a passionate and rowdy bunch. After Friday night, that seems like an understatement. During the Vikings' preseason game against the Bills, several beat writers -- using everyone's favorite medium, Twitter -- led us on a first-hand account...

Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Buffalo Bills

What can the Buffalo Bills do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to...

Bills cut Shawne Merriman

The Buffalo Bills gave up on former Pro Bowl outside linebacker Shawne Merriman, cutting him today. Plagued by injuries, Merriman only registered five sacks in the past four seasons. There were a dozen more words in the press release, a total of 13, than Merriman's sack total in two seasons in Buffalo: one. That included just one sack and nine tackles last season.

Vikings 36, Bills 14

Christian Ponder threw a first-quarter touchdown pass in a sharp three-possession appearance and the Minnesota Vikings breezed to a 36-14 victory Friday night over the Buffalo Bills, who saw a decent performance from backup quarterback candidate Vince Young. Young's competitor for the No. 2 spot behind Ryan Fitzpatrick is former Vikings draft pick Tyler Thigpen, who threw an...

Photo Gallery: Bills-Vikings

Pictures from the Vikings’ 36-14 win over the Buffalo Bills at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis

10 Things I “Bill-ieve” Following the Bills/Vikings Game

The Bills fell to 0-2 in the preseason after losing to the Minnesota Vikings 36-14. This isn’t a big deal as the preseason means nothing, but there were quite a few things I took from the game. Without further ado, here are 10 things I “Bill-ieve” based upon last night’s preseason game. 1. Donald Jones Locked Down the 2nd Wide Receiver Job Jones’ night ended with one catch...

Recap: 6 things about Vikings/Bills

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The Vikings offense continued to look good while the defense improved dramatically from its first preseason outing en route to a 16-7 halftime lead over the Buffalo Bills.
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