10. A rematch of epic proportions
This week, the Bills will fly south for warmer weather (seriously, it's a tundra out here) and for a chance to make a clean sweep of the Dolphins. Taking on Miami for the second time this month, the Bills are playing for more than bragging rights against their longtime foe. For the first time since 2004, the Bills are in playoff contention in Week 17. Time to circle the wagons!
Check out fan photos from the Bills vs. Broncos Week 3 game.
9. Calling all Bills fans!
As the Bills set their sights on their big Week 17 matchup, we need you, Bills fans, to show us how you're representing your favorite team. Here's some tips on how to pile on your Bills pride:
-Put on your favorite Bills game day gear (the more, the merrier)
-Round up your herd of friends to watch the game
-Get your vocals ready to sing the shout song
-Share your videos and photos with us on social media by using #GoBills and #BUFvsMIA
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8. Wild card watch
The anticipation of a Buffalo playoff berth is enough to make the calmest Bills fans squirm with excitement. For those living in the area, there's no better way to cheer on the team than with your closest friends at (716) Food and Sport. Starting at kickoff, at 4:25 p.m., fans can stop by to root for the Bills, capture the moment in a photo booth and get hyped with DJ Milk. During the game, prizes will be given away, including two Super Bowl tickets!* Oh, and did I mention there's a 38-foot video screen?!
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7. Party of four
Since he signed on with the Bills, head coach Sean McDermott's mission and message has remained consistent. Focused on hard work, preparation and an unwavering commitment to the process, McDermott has found success in his first year on the job. With a win in Miami, McDermott would join Joe Collier, Wade Phillips and Mike Mularkey as the fourth head coach in Bills franchise history to tally nine wins in his first season with the team.
6. A top-notch tandem
It's no secret that Buffalo's secondary has been making major moves this season. While the entire unit has been impressive, safeties Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer have put together career seasons. The ballhawks have totaled nine takeaways, making them the most productive safety tandem in the League.
In celebration of Bills running back LeSean McCoy hitting 10,000 rushing yards, here are photos from his illustrious NFL career.
5. The thrill of the chase
LeSean McCoy's 10k chase may be complete, but the veteran running back is not resting on his laurels. Leading the team in rushing yards and receptions, McCoy has another opportunity to add his name to the record books. If he finishes the season in his current standing, he'd become the fifth player in Bills history to accomplish the feat.
4. Taylor-ed to handle the 'fins
Over his last five matchups with Miami, Bills signal caller Tyrod Taylor has produced a few eye-catching numbers. Perhaps the most noteworthy is his passer rating which has climbed to 115.6 – his personal best against opponents he's played three or more times. Getting things done with his arm and his legs has made Taylor a threat to his division adversary.
3. Spoiler alert
Alright, it's not every day that we'd encourage allegiance to another NFL team, but in this case, well-wishes are in order. While Buffalo's path to the playoffs has a few road blocks along the way, one of the most ideal scenarios would have Cincinnati upsetting their fellow AFC North division opponent the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens' engine might be running hot, but Cinci could have what it takes to cool it off. So, don't be afraid to show some love to the Bengals this Sunday, Bills fans.
2. Squish. The Fish.
Buffalo's last meeting with Miami was filled with big plays – especially on the defensive side of the ball. During the Week 15 game, the Bills 'D' made big plays, forced turnovers and ultimately kept the Dolphins at bay. Eager to end 2017 on a high, the Bills will look to squish the fish. Again.
1. Any given Sunday
One thing that makes NFL football special is that on any given Sunday, any team can show up and do what it takes to get a victory. Despite previous wins and losses, the team that is united in battle, for 60 minutes, is the one that comes out on top. With everything on the line, the Bills are prepared to give it their all. LET'S GO!