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December 26, 1993 -- Parkas were not optional for the Buffalo Bills' game; they were mandatory. The Bills faced the Jets through the coldest home game in team history at that point. Buffalo shivered through nine degree temperatures, complete with a minus-28 wind chill. Still, the Bills beat the Jets, 16-14, to wrap up the AFC East title for the fifth time in six years. The Bills were a little lucky. Running back Thurman Thomas was given credit for a touchdown on a 2-yard run, even though he may have fumbled on his way to the goal line. Jets kicker Cary Blanchard missed three field-goal attempts, one coming with 42 yards in the final minute. The Bills needed to only win their last regular-season game against the lowly Colts to clinch the home-field advantage for the AFC playoffs. ?To me, right now, it just seems like another game,? defensive end Bruce Smith said of Buffalo's fourth division-clinching triumph against the Jets in six years. ?I won't think about the significance of ...
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