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Buffalo Bills Picked by Vegas to Have Among the Fewest Wins in the NFL in 2014

May 20th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
By Paul Lane Sabres 101

Las Vegas – perhaps rightfully so – doesn't think much of the Buffalo Bills' chances in 2014.

New odds from Las Vegas bookmakers have an over/under of 6.5 wins for the Bills in 2014. That's tied for the fourth-lowest total in the NFL.

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That number might initially seem low, given the optimism surrounding the drafting of wide receiver Sammy Watkins. But considering that the Bills haven't surpassed six wins since 2008, when they went 7-9, bookmakers don't have any really good reason to expect more out of Buffalo. The Bills are coming off their third straight 6-10 season.

Bookmakers also count the Bills among the longest shots to win the Super Bowl next February.

Topping the list are the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, each pegged to win 11 games. The New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers are right behind with over/under numbers at 10.5. The Carolina Panthers and Kansas City Chiefs, both division champions in 2013, are each pegged at eight wins in 2014.

Trailing Buffalo were the Minnesota Vikings at six wins, Oakland Raiders at five wins and Jacksonville Jaguars at 4.5 wins.

The Bills just wrapped up a three-day rookie camp. Full-squad OTAs begin May 28.

Tags: Buffalo, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos, Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Sammy Watkins, Seattle Seahawks

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