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Sept. 24 in Bills history: Jim Kelly throws for 366 and 5 TDs


September 24, 1989 -- BILLS WIN SHOOTOUT IN HOUSTON * *

In one of the most memorable wins in franchise history, the Bills outgunned the Oilers 47-41 in overtime. Jim Kelly threw for 363 yards and 5 TDs, including the game-winner to Andre Reed for Buffalo's first win in the Astrodome since 1966.*September 24, 1990 -- THOMAS RUSHES FOR CAREER HIGH *Thurman Thomas ran for a career high 214 yards in a 30-7 victory over the Jets on Monday Night Football.

September 24, 1967 -- ROCKPILE PART OF AFL HISTORY
The 10 millionth fan to see an AFL game passed through the turnstiles at War Memorial Stadium. 

September 24, 1967 -- AFTER 142 GAMES, A BUFFALO FIRST
After 142 games including the postseason, the Bills suffered their first shutout loss, 23-0, to the Boston Patriots. 

September 24, 1972 -- O.J. DOMINATES FORMER IDOLS
O.J. Simpson, playing against "football men I idolized as a teenager," rushed for 138 yards and the Bills rallied for two touchdowns in the final 4:08 to shock San Francisco, 27-20, at War Memorial. 

September 24, 1978 -- CHUCK KNOX WINS FIRST GAME
Chuck Knox won his first game as Bills head coach as Buffalo topped Baltimore, 24-17. Curtis Brown tied a team record with a 102-yard kickoff return for a TD. 

The NFL officially cancelled all games for the upcoming weekend, wiping out the Bills' game at Dallas. The league also said it would resume games on October 4 with replacement players.

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