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Buffalo Bills Sputter Again in Preseason Loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
August 24th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Bills did nothing to calm observers' angst about their offensive struggles Saturday, not scoring until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pulled their starters during a 27-14 win in Ralph Wilson Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** The Bucs scored 24 first-half points and held Buffalo's first-team offense off of the scoreboard until the third quarter....

Buffalo Bills Quarterbacks Have Terrible Outing in Loss to Pittsburgh Steelers
August 16th, 2014 at 11:39 PM
EJ Manuel laid an egg in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, as all eyes were on him again to see how he would progress as the preseason continues. ***PHOTO1*** Thad Lewis and Jeff Tuel had similar performances. Manuel completed 17 passes for 148 yards and an interception. He also missed multiple open...

Buffalo Bills Edge Carolina Panthers for First Preseason Win
August 9th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
The Buffalo Bills were able to hold on to a two-point lead late in the fourth quarter edging the Carolina Panthers 20-18 to earn their first win of the preseason. EJ Manuel looked a little bit sharper than Sunday's performance, as he connected with Chris Hogan for a long completion and...

Buffalo Bills Lose Hall of Fame Game to New York Giants
August 3rd, 2014 at 11:19 PM
The Buffalo Bills took over Canton, Ohio this weekend with the induction of Andre Reed into the Hall of Fame, but they were unable to secure a victory in the Hall of Fame game, losing 17-13 to the New York Giants. Though the Bills lost their first meaningless game of the...

Buffalo Bills End Year with 34-20 Loss to New England Patriots
December 29th, 2013 at 11:45 PM
The Buffalo Bills showed a little bit of fight late but were outmuscled in a 34-20 loss Sunday to the New England Patriots. The loss ended Buffalo's year at 6-10, the fifth straight year with double-digit losses for the Bills. The Bills actually outgained the Patriots, 393 yards-382 yards. But Buffalo's...

Buffalo Bills Gut Out 27-20 Win Over Jacksonville Jaguars
December 15th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
It may have been a meaningless win over a lousy opponent, but the Buffalo Bills still showed a certain level of grit Sunday in grinding out a 27-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Bills put together an impressive second quarter, compiling 17 straight points over 7:12 t hold a 20-10...

Buffalo Bills Officially in Draft Mode After Drubbing by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
December 8th, 2013 at 11:45 PM
The Buffalo Bills eliminated themselves from the playoffs in spectacular fashion Sunday, putting forth their worst effort of the year with the season on the line in a 27-6 thrashing at the hands of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa needed only 18 seconds to put the game away. Bobby Rainey ran...

Buffalo Bills Lose to Atlanta Falcons in Overtime
December 1st, 2013 at 9:42 PM
Note: This story was written by BuffaloBills101's Lea Natalello. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo Bills lose to the Atlanta Falcons in overtime due to a heartbreaking turn of events. The Bills kicked off the game strong leading the Falcons 14-0 early in the first quarter. Touchdowns were scored by Manuel and Jackson from the Bills....

Buffalo Bills Offense Falls Flat in Pittsburgh; Loses 23-10
November 10th, 2013 at 9:32 PM
After the long-awaited return of quarterback EJ Manuel to the Buffalo Bills offense, the team struggled mightily against the Steelers defense and saw their record fall to 3-7. Despite the return of Manuel, he went  22-39 for 155 yards and 1 touchdown. While those stats weren't the desired result, head coach Doug...

New Orleans Saints March Over Buffalo Bills, 35-17
October 27th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills kept Sunday's game close for a while, but in the end they finished just about where they should against a clearly superior opponent.   After being limited to 54 yards 25 minutes through the game, the New Orleans Saints scored 21 straight points and cruised to a 35-17 win....

Buffalo Bills Come Back to Edge Miami Dolphins, 23-21
October 20th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills may not be able to salvage 2013, but they at least showed Sunday there may be legitimate hope for 2014.   Buffalo lost a 14-point first-quarter lead to the Miami Dolphins to trail entering the fourth quarter of a defensive shootout. But the Bills gutted out two late field...

Buffalo Bills Drop 27-24 Overtime Decision to Cincinnati Bengals
October 13th, 2013 at 7:19 PM
The Buffalo Bills put forth the sort of effort Sunday that's been sorely lacking out of One Bills Drive - even though the result didn't match. Buffalo staged a 14-point comeback in the fourth quarter to take the Cincinnati Bengals. But a punt coverage miscue put Cincy within field goal range,...

Buffalo Bills Upend Defending Champs, Get 23-20 Win Over Baltimore Ravens
September 29th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills put another zag in their zig-zag 2013 season Sunday, intercepting Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco five times with a makeshift secondary and pulling off a 23-20 upset win over the Baltimore Ravens.   The Bills actually lost the turnover battle in spite of those interceptions, fumbling fur balls away...

Buffalo Bills Fall to New York Jets in Ugly 27-20 Game
September 22nd, 2013 at 8:01 PM
The Buffalo Bills hung tough in an ugly game but came up on the losing end of a 27-20 decision Sunday to the New York Jets.   The Bills were stymied by the Jets for much of the first half. EJ Manuel was limited to 53 passing yards on 5-of-10 passing. Fred...

Buffalo Bills Pull Out Last-second 24-23 Win Over Carolina Panthers
September 15th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
The Buffalo Bills spent most of the fourth quarter of Sunday's game performing just like the Bills have for this entire century.   But the game's final 90 seconds may have offered the first glimpse of the Bills' new era.   No, seriously.   ***PHOTO1***   With no time outs, rookie quarterback EJ Manuel orchestrated a nine-play, 80-yard...

Buffalo Bills Fall Short in Upset Bid, Lose to New England Patriots 23-21
September 8th, 2013 at 7:14 PM
An inability by the defense to get off the field and key penalties did the Buffalo Bills in as they lost their season opener 23-21 to the New England Patriots. Buffalo actually held a lead for nearly all of the second half after rookie quarterback EJ Manuel threw a touchdown to Stevie...

Buffalo Bills Miss EJ Manuel in Ugly Preseason Loss to Washington Redskins
August 24th, 2013 at 7:41 PM
EJ Manuel seemingly won the Buffalo Bills' quarterback battle Saturday without taking a single snap. Kevin Kolb looked lost starting in Manuel's place against the Washington Redskins. He was hurt early, and backup Jeff Tuel did nothing to help prevent a 30-7 shellacking at FedEx Field. Kolb went 2-of-4 for only 16...

Buffalo Bills Fan Flames of Hope with 20-16 Preseason Win Over Minnesota Vikings
August 17th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Funny thing, hope is. Especially for Buffalo Bills fans. Even 13 years into the longest playoff drought in the NFL, the Bills have done enough through two preseason games to give their fans hope the streak might - just MIGHT - not reach 14. But with every pro comes a con. The Bills...

Buffalo Bills Have Unexpected Special Teams Position Battle Brewing
August 12th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Bills entered Sunday's preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts expecting one rookie to show he can contribute to the team in 2013. Marquise Goodwin ensured the team's potential new quarterback wasn't alone in the spotlight. The wide receiver failed to register a reception but averaged 80 yards on two kickoff...

Buffalo Bills Impress with 44-20 Win Over Indianapolis Colts
August 11th, 2013 at 7:27 PM
EJ Manuel made a first impression that, while not great, was certainly very good for Buffalo Bills fans. The rookie quarterback went 16-for-21 for 107 in his debut Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. he also threw a touchdown in a two-minute drill to end the first half with a lead the...