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Brandon Spikes fined $25,000 for hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick

Brandon Spikes fined $25,000 for hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick called Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes “a punk” for a shot he took during Sunday’s game. Now the league office has confirmed that it views Spikes’ hit as a cheap shot. Spikes was fined $25,000 for a roughing t
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  • Fan found dead after ejection from Bills game

    Fan found dead after ejection from Bills game

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    A fan ejected from Thursday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins was found dead in a small creek Friday morning near Ralph Wilson Stadium, according to multiple reports.
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  • Kyle Williams on “the spark”

    Kyle Williams on “the spark”

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Bills DT Kyle Williams said it last Monday—it only takes one win to provide a spark. In his appearance on The John Murphy Show Friday night, Williams said Buffalo’s win over the Dolphins provided that spark. “I think so, I hope so,” Williams said.
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  • Friday John Murphy Show

    Friday John Murphy Show

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    We’ll spend most of the night recapping the Bills win over the Dolphins Friday night, on The John Murphy Show. We start at 7pm with a recap of the news of the day, and a look back at the game in our Game Rewind. At 720pm, Bills DT Kyle Williams joins us
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  • Anderson, A. Williams 50-50 for Indy

    Anderson, A. Williams 50-50 for Indy

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Bills DE Mark Anderson and CB Aaron Williams, who are both out with knee injuries, have a chance to be back for the Week 12 game at Indianapolis. That according to head coach Chan Gailey. “They said they have not ruled them out for this week. I think we
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  • BDC 11/16: Bills vs. Dolphins Recap

    BDC 11/16: Bills vs. Dolphins Recap

    DAILY REPORT —PR/CB Leodis McKelvin started things quickly for the Buffalo Bills by returning a punt 79 yards for a score just over a minute into the game and then the defense took control of things the rest of the way, as the Bills edged the Miami Dolp
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  • Bills ‘D’ mixed it up

    Bills ‘D’ mixed it up

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Buffalo’s defense is often criticized for being too “vanilla,” but that wasn’t the case Thursday night. “They did a good job of defending the run, mixing coverages up,” said Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill. ”We were trying to guess some coverage
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  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Col…

    Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats rivalry

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Colts head into their Week 11 showdown against the Pats with a surprising 6-3 record. Peter King explains why the young Colts are ready for Tom Brady and Co. in his Game Plan.
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  • Merriman’s annual coat drive tomorrow

    Merriman’s annual coat drive tomorrow

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    It’s the season of giving, and Buffalo Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman is once again stepping up to help out. Saturday, November 17th, Merriman will hold his annual Coat Drive prior to the Maryland-Florida State game at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadiu
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  • Fan Friday 11-16: Alright Bills fans, here’s the latest edition…

    Fan Friday 11-16: Alright Bills fans, here’s the latest edition o…

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Alright Bills fans, here’s the latest edition of Fan Friday courtesy of your questions sent to and @ChrisBrownBills on Twitter. 1 — Chris, Don’t you think maybe it is time to have an offensive coordinator instead of Chan so he can concentrate on the
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  • Man ejected from Bills game found dead Friday morning

    Man ejected from Bills game found dead Friday morning

    It’s not all happy news coming out of Buffalo in the wake of the Bills’ 19-14 win over the Dolphins on Thursday night. The Buffalo News reports that a 26-year-old man was found dead face down in a creek near Ralph Wilson Stadium early on Friday mornin
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  • Bills still seeking total performance

    Bills still seeking total performance

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Make no mistake the Bills were more than happy to get the win Thursday night, but they’re still seeking what seems to be the elusive performance in which all three phases of their game are humming. “I’m still looking for that game when we put everyt
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  • PSY headlines halftime

    PSY headlines halftime

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    The ever popular “Gangnam Style” song by international sensation PSY is going to be the song of the game in Toronto. PSY will headling halftime at the Bills vs. Seahawks game at Rogers Centre in Toronto December 16th. PSY’s halftime performance will
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  • Did Michael Irvin Confront A Heckler At Last Night's Game?

    Did Michael Irvin Confront A Heckler At Last Night's Game?

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    The picture above was sent to us by a tipster shortly after the conclusion of last night's Bills-Dolphins game. That appears to be the NFL Network's Michael Irvin attempting to enter the stands, and he doesn't look too happy. Here is what our tipster ha…
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  • Powell ties Bills mark

    Powell ties Bills mark

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Rookie punter Shawn Powell tied a Bills mark with his performance Thursday night. Powell tied a Bills record with five punts inside the Dolphins 20-yard line. His best was clearly the one late in the fourth quarter that went out of bounds at the Miami o
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  • Slideshow: Buffalo Bills fans celebrate

    Slideshow: Buffalo Bills fans celebrate

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Buffalo Bills have one of the best tailgates in the NFL. The AFC East blog asked Bills fans via Twitter to provide photos Thursday night during their nationally televised win over the Miami Dolphins. Check out our slideshow of some of the interestin…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Having the Bills running back job all to himself worked out just fine for C.J. Spiller. Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll had more penalty yards than the offense had total yards in the first half of Thursday’s loss. LB Brandon Spikes says he isn’t hurt by ang
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  • Michael Irvin Brought Out The PDA For Bills Running Back C.J. S…

    Michael Irvin Brought Out The PDA For Bills Running Back C.J. Spiller

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    The noisefest that is the Thursday Night Football post-game show on NFL Network usually proceeds like an unfunny version of TNT's Inside The NBA: full of wackiness, but lacking the charm or anything memorable. You can usually rely on Michael Irvin to do…
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  • Kyle Williams hoping elbow is minor

    Kyle Williams hoping elbow is minor

    buffalobills.com Nov 16, 2012
    Bills DT Kyle Williams finished the game, but his elbow has certainly felt better. Williams got hit on his elbow at the end of a play in which he made a tackle. “I thought I broke my arm,” he said. “I tackled a guy, somebody came in, I had my hand f
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  • McKelvin hitting all-time marks

    McKelvin hitting all-time marks

    Leodis McKelvin’s 79-yard punt return for a touchdown Thursday night was the third of his career tying a Bills record (Roscoe Parrish, Keith Moody). His big play Thursday night also led to some other franchise marks. McKelvin is now the first Bills pla
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  • Philbin on Dolphins’ offense: “We had nothing going on.”

    Philbin on Dolphins’ offense: “We had nothing going on.”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    In the last two weeks, the Miami Dolphins have played two of the worst defenses in the league in the Buffalo Bills and the Tennessee Titans. Offensively they’ve managed to score just 10 points in those two games. Miami had an offensive touchdown drought
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  • Defense and Special Teams Pave the Way for Bills 19-14 Win Over…

    Defense and Special Teams Pave the Way for Bills 19-14 Win Over Miami

    billsgab.com Nov 16, 2012
    Led by a defense that put the heat on all night, and special teams that was responsible for the teams only score, the Bills broke their three-game losing streak Thursday night, topping the Fins 19-14 in Orchard Park. Safety Jairus Byrd forced a fumble a…
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  • Video - Bills postgame press conference 04:44

    Bills postgame press conference

    Nov 16
    Bills react following game with Dolphins
  • Video - Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller steps on the set after win 06:50

    Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller steps on the set after win

    Nov 16
    Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller discusses his impressive performance, the challenge of playing without RB Fred Jackson and opens his gifts from our crew.
  • Video - Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams: 'It's definitely a must-win' 00:57

    Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams: 'It's definitely a must-win'

    Nov 16
    Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams discusses the team's sense of urgency to pick up a win and his ability to battle back from injury and perform at a high level.

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