5. A sea of red, white & blue
From their charitable nature, unrivaled passion and never wavering commitment to the team, it’s easy to see why Bills fans are the best in the NFL. Another admirable characteristic of Bills faithful is how well they travel. In fact, when it comes to road games, it’s common to find droves of fans flocking to support their team in enemy territory, sporting their Sunday’s best red, white and blue ensemble. With Kickoff Weekend happening so close to home, Western New Yorkers and those who have relocated to New York City and the surrounding areas will be representing their favorite team Week 1.
Those making the trip can connect with other Bills fans at the home of the New York City Bills Backers. Located at 140 East 41st Street in NYC, this group is sure to impress, providing a great atmosphere to sing the “Shout Song” and get ready for the game. Visit here for more information on Bills Backers.
4. Allen touching lives with TDs
It’s year two for JA17 and there’s a lot to be excited about, Bills fans. Surrounded by new talent on offense, Allen will have a chance to build off his promising rookie campaign as he throws to the likes of Cole Beasley and company and shows off his wheels, weaving through defensive traffic. Not only has Allen shown progress on the field, he’s making impactful strides off it. As announced by the hospital on Friday, for every touchdown Allen throws or scores himself, the Bills signal caller will donate $200 to John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital! With even more cause to cheer for Allen this Sunday and every week throughout the season, here’s to endless trips to the end zone.
3. Points on points on points
Speaking of touchdowns, fans could be in for another action-packed, high scoring, Bills-Jets matchup this weekend. In their last 18 meetings, the AFC East foes have averaged almost 50 points per contest (48.9). With a lot of new faces in the mix, the Bills will be eager turn up the heat again on this old rivalry and get their second straight win in East Rutherford.
2. The winning formula
While it’s no secret that ball security is important, it’s interesting to note how successful the Bills were in 2018 when they protected the pigskin. When committing one or no turnovers, Buffalo won every game, putting them at 6-0 in this scenario.
1. History in the making
Not only does Sunday’s contest mark the team’s first game of the 2019 campaign, it’s also the start of the Bills 60th season. What better way to kick off a historic year than by playing against a longtime division opponent? Additionally, Buffalo’s sideline boss is 3-1 when it comes to coaching against Jets head coach Adam Gase. Banding together, McDermott and his squad will work to bring home a “W” to WNY.