Top 10 reasons to get ready for Bills-Jets on New Year's Day


10. New Year's in New York

The Bills will head downstate to take on the New York Jets for the 2016 season finale on New Year's Day.

9.  White on white

Dressed in an all-white uniform combination, the Bills will look sharp as they ring in the New Year. Here's a peak.

8.  Success in the Big Apple

It's been over a year since Buffalo traveled to MetLife Stadium to face the Jets. Last season's Week 5 match up proved to be quite a slugfest – one in which the Bills escaped with a narrow 22-17 victory. A Bills win this time around would signify the third straight win for Buffalo on the road in New York.

7. Anthony Lynn calling the shots

Bills interim head coach Anthony Lynn will make his debut this weekend at his old stomping grounds. Focused solely on securing a "W," Lynn has made it clear that he will do what it takes to put the Bills in a position to do so.

6. The Shady show

Bills Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy has put together a remarkable season. He's already compiled 1,257 yards rushing on 229 touches and 13 touchdowns. Averaging a career-high 5.5 yards per carry, McCoy has put up seven 100-yard rushing performances. It's been a Shady show all season and we expect a wsimilar outcome for the finale. ![](

5.  Chance to get back to .500

It's not where they wanted to be at this point in the season, but the 7-8 Bills are prepared to end 2016 on a positive note. With a chance to get back to 8-8 on the campaign, the Bills will be ready to battle.

4. Running deep into the end zone

For the second consecutive year, Buffalo's offense has been downright dominant on the ground. The combination of McCoy, RB Mike Gillislee and QB Tyrod Taylor has resulted in an average of 170.8 yards on the ground per game. With 28 rushing touchdowns, the Bills need just two more to become the first team in Buffalo's history to reach 30 in a season.

3. Watch for Watkins

Despite missing the majority of the season with a foot injury, Bills No. 1 wide receiver Sammy Watkins has still made an impact on the field. Watkins has an opportunity this game to reach a franchise record that only five Bills players have accomplished. With one reception, Watkins will become the fifth player to amass 150 catches in his first three seasons.

2. Putting up points<


Going into Week 17, Buffalo's offense has averaged 25.9 points per game. Good for seventh in the league currently, the Bills will seek to finish out strong and reach the top 10 mark for the first time since 2004.

1. AFC East rivalry

Looking for redemption from their Week 2 primetime loss, the Bills will look to make a stand against a long-time division rival. 


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