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Bills to pick 8th overall

Bills to pick 8th overall

The Bills finished their 2012 season with a much needed victory, but they’ll pick a bit lower in the 2013 NFL draft than had they lost the game to the Jets Sunday. Still, Buffalo will pick in the top 10 for the third straight season. Here’s the draft
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  • Bills 2013 opponents

    Bills 2013 opponents

    buffalobills.com Dec 30, 2012
    Here’s a rundown of the Bills opponents home and away for the 2013 season. Buffalo will face the AFC North and NFC South next fall along with their own division opponents and a pair of intraconference opponents from the AFC West and AFC South that fini
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  • AFC East 2013 draft order

    AFC East 2013 draft order

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    The 2012 regular season is over for the AFC East. For the second straight year, only the New England Patriots finished with a winning record. Here is the 2013 NFL draft order for the three division teams that did not make the playoffs: No. 8: Buffalo Bi…
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  • Did Ryan deliver parting shot to Tebow?

    Did Ryan deliver parting shot to Tebow?

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Tim Tebow era ended Sunday after the New York Jets' 28-9 loss to the Buffalo Bills in the regular-season finale. The Jets will trade or release Tebow in the offseason, and Tebow reportedly is expected to land with the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, …
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  • A 1K pairing: C.J. Spiller reached the 1,000-yard plateau a cou…

    A 1K pairing: C.J. Spiller reached the 1,000-yard plateau a cou…

    buffalobills.com Dec 30, 2012
    C.J. Spiller reached the 1,000-yard plateau a couple of weeks ago. Now that Stevie Johnson has joined him, it marks the first time the Bills had a 1,000-yard rusher and 1,000-yard receiver in the same season. Johnson finished the season with 1,046 recei…
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  • Singular And Special

    Singular And Special

    CNNSI.com Dec 30, 2012
    In an MVP race that might be remembered as the deepest field ever, Adrian Peterson stood out in Week 17, says Don Banks, who looks at the problems in Houston and more.
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  • Don Banks: No doubt about Peterson's MVP credentials any longer…

    Don Banks: No doubt about Peterson's MVP credentials any longer; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 30, 2012
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 17 that offered a fitting and thrilling conclusion to 2012...
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  • Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your S…

    Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from every last person in the league-coaches, players, mascots-breaking out that one dance move they've been saving up all year, to a referee in New Orleans thinking he could pick his nose because no one
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  • Mark Sanchez shows one final time in 2012 that he’s not very go…

    Mark Sanchez shows one final time in 2012 that he’s not very good (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 30, 2012
    Mark Sanchez threw an interception that defied any logic, and it was returned for a touchdown. That seemed to happen every week during this season, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that it happened again in the Jets’ 2012 swan song. This interception was
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  • Bills honor fallen firefighters with helmet decal

    Bills honor fallen firefighters with helmet decal

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Buffalo Bills affixed a "WWFD" decal on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game against the New York Jets to honor two fallen West Webster volunteer firefighters.
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  • Jets inactives: Here are the Jets inactives for today’s game ag…

    Jets inactives: Here are the Jets inactives for today’s game ag…

    buffalobills.com Dec 30, 2012
    Here are the Jets inactives for today’s game against the Bills. QB Greg McElroy CB Ellis Lankster LB Bryan Thomas G Caleb Schlauderaff TE Dustin Keller WR Chaz Schilens
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  • Jairus to see punt return duty again?

    Jairus to see punt return duty again?

    buffalobills.com Dec 30, 2012
    For the first time in his Bills career, Jairus Byrd fielded a pair of punt returns in the loss to Miami last Sunday. Head coach Chan Gailey explained to Buffalobills.com why Byrd was added to the punt return mix and if it will continue. “If you look at
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  • Report: Bills appear headed for “full house-cleaning”

    Report: Bills appear headed for “full house-cleaning”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    Bills coach Chan Gailey getting the heave-ho seems expected at this point, but he could have company on the way out the door. Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News, citing an executive on another team and another league source, said “they were hearing of a f
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    A call for the Bills defense to make things as easy on the Jets as they did in the opener. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald wonders if the Dolphins will take advantage of their opportunities this offseason. The return of LB Brandon Spikes would be a…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Jets-Bills Recap 01:21

    Sunday Blitz: Jets-Bills Recap

    Dec 30
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Bills' 28-9 win over the Jets
  • Video - Bills postgame press conference 03:39

    Bills postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Bills react following game with Jets
  • Video - Bills postgame press conference 03:39

    Bills postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Bills react following game with Jets
  • Video - Jets Finish Season With Loss 00:31

    Jets Finish Season With Loss

    Dec 30
    The Jets dropped their third straight game with a 28-9 loss to the Bills.

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    Dec 30
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 17 that offered a fitting and thrilling conclusion to 2012...
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    Dec 30
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady appear headed for yet another memorable playoff collision.
  • NFL playoffs -- The AFC is better than you think

    Dec 30
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady appear headed for yet another memorable playoff collision.
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- NFC deep with gunners, runners

    Dec 30
    The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.