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|Stadium:||New Era Field|
|Colours:||White, navy blue, red & royal blue|
|Hall of Famers:||Terrell Owens, Andre Reed, Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, E Joe Delamielluere, James Lofton, Jim Kelly, Billy Shaw & OJ Simpson|
|Hall of Fame Coaches:||Merv Levy|
|Rivals:||Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots & New York Jets|
|Legends:||Billy Shaw, Oj Simpson, Joe DeLamielleure, Bruce Smith, Jim Kelly, Andre Reed, Steve Tasker, Thurman Thomas, Jack Kemp & Darryl Talley|
|Super Bowl Championships:||0|
|Conference Championships:||4: 1990, 1991, 1992 & 1993|
If there is a team that excerpts dominance but can’t get the final holy grail, it would be the Buffalo Bills who have won multiple championships in the American Football League (AFL) and in the National Football League (NFL), but have never won the prestigious Super Bowl despite appearing in four.
Over their 61 year journey which began in 1959, the Bills have had a few dominant periods in the AFL as well as in the NFL, when the two leagues merged in 1970. The first dominant years for the Bills came in the mid 60s, under coach Lou Saban.
After a slow start in their first years in the AFL, the Bills acquired running back Cookie Gilchrist and quarterback Jack Kemp in 1962. While the Bills appeared in their maiden playoff with a 26-8 loss to the Boston Patriots a year after signing the pair, it was the next few years where the Bills really asserted their presence in the competition.
From there on in, the Bills would make four consecutive AFL playoff appearances from 1963-66, claiming the AFL Championship in 1964 and 1965 when they defeated the San Diego Chargers on both occasions.
The next year would hurt Bills fans as they had a chance to go to the first Super Bowl (at the time it was the AFL vs the NFL), when they fell to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFL Championship game.
When the AFL and NFL finally came as one in 1970, the Bills didn’t taste the success they had a decade earlier, in fact their only positive during the 70s could be the emergence of O.J. Simpson, despite debuting in 1969, it was in the 70s where he really made a name for himself.
During his time at the Bills before his move to San Francisco, Simpson made 112 apparences for the Bills, rushed 10,183 yards and scored 57 touchdowns. After claiming the AFC East division at the beginning of the 80s, the rest were mediocre until the Bills hired coach Marv Levy in 1986.
Since’s Levy’s appointment he installed a dominant team from 1988-97 which saw the Bills appear in the playoffs eight times (1988-1992 and 1994-1996) as well as clinching the AFC East six times throughout the 80s and 90s (1988-1991, 1993 and 1995).
Levy’s dominant team could also be due to the players he picked up such as Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, running back Thurman Thomas and defensive end Bruce Smith who all had pivotal roles to play during the dominant era.
Levy also took the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances from 1990-1993, however, they fell short on each four occasions. Since the dominance of the late 80s and early 90s the Bills had to endure a 17 year hiatus from playoff action during the 2000s and 2010s before they returned in 2017, in which they went down to Jacksonville in the wildcard playoffs 10-3.
Behind Josh Allen, the seventh pick in the 2018 draft, the Bills returned to the playoffs in 2019 after finishing second in the AFC East with a 10-6 record but were unfortunately eliminated by the Texans in an overtime thriller in the Wild Card Round.
Looking to help giving the weapons that Allen needed to thrive, Buffalo traded for Stefon Diggs from the Vikings, creating a top three QB-WR duo. Allen had an incredible break out year, finishing fifth in both passing yards and passing touchdowns while Diggs finished with the most receiving yards in the league.
The Bills took care of the Colts and the Ravens in the first two weeks of the postseason before running into the Chiefs in the AFC Championship, Buffalo’s first time back to that stage since 1993. Unfortunately the Chiefs’ offense was too much to handle and that is where the Bills’ season ended.
2021 came with big hopes for the Buffalo Bills but once again the Kansas City Chiefs sent them packing in heartbreaking fashion once again. The Bills will now look to build on their second straight AFC playoff appearance and finally reach the Super Bowl next season.
If you are a fan of the Buffalo Bills, then you know that the only thing that matters right now is how they are expected to perform in the 2022-23 season. Do the Buffalo Bills have the star power to make it all the way to the playoffs and win the Super Bowl in 2023?
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Sean McDermott will be entering his sixth season as head coach of the Buffalo Bills. He has made a playoff appearance in four of his five previous seasons including one AFC championship game appearance.
He has proven to be a winner as he has a record of 49-32 in the regular season. He also has three playoff wins in seven games, but the Buffalo Bills have yet to reach the Super Bowl under McDermott’s leadership. He has led the Bills to two straight AFC East division titles and will be going for a three peat this season, and a fourth straight playoff appearance.
This Buffalo Bills offense has the chance to be one of the most dynamic groups in the league. They are led by quarterback Josh Allen and his number one wide receiver Stefon Diggs. They make up perhaps the best quarterback and wide receiver combo in all of the National Football League depending on who you ask.
Dawson Knox returns at the tight end position and is a dependable pass catcher over the middle of the field as well. While Khalil Shakir and Jamison Crowder will see a number of targets in the passing game. Zach Moss will likely lead the running back room this season.
The Buffalo Bills made a major splash in the off-season when they brought in future Hall of Famer Von Miller to anchor their already solid defense. Ed Oliver and Daquan Jones will likely be playing up the middle at the defensive tackle spots. While Tre White, Jordan Poyer, and Micah Hyde make up a solid defensive backfield that has the ability to finish as a top ten unit in interceptions.
Matt Milano and Tremaine Edmunds fill up the linebacker spots in the middle. While Terrell Dodson will most likely be playing the third LB spot this season. Miller will certainly be the star on this solid unit and he could be the guy that transforms them into a top five NFL defense.
The Buffalo Bills are the clear favorites to win the AFC East division and one of the favorites to win the AFC conference as a whole. They also sit in the upper echelon of National Football League teams with opening odds to win the Super Bowl, as they are predicted to be one of the best if not the best team in all of football this season.
Their odds to bring home the AFC East division title currently sit at (-225) which makes them the current favorite heading into the season. While their odds to win the AFC currently sit at (+300) which once again makes them the current favorite at the moment. Their odds to win the Super Bowl are currently listed at (+600) as well and that puts them in the top five in terms of odds to bring home the title.
Their over/under for wins this season is currently set at 11.5 which is on the higher side as oddsmakers are expecting them to finish the season around the 11-6 or 12-5 mark. If you bet the over then your odds are currently listed at (-140) and if you bet the under you will get odds of (+120). Having the under odds being more favorable towards the bettor shows just how good Vegas thinks this team is going to be this season.
This is definitely a team that has all the tools they need to bring home a Lombardi trophy. Clearly the people making the odds out in Vegas feel the same. The Buffalo Bills are expected to be one of the best teams in the NFL this season. While that doesn’t always lead to favorable bets for everybody betting on the Bills, this season seems more like a guaranteed win then a long shot at making a ton of money.
Still got some burning questions about the Buffalo Bills? Well, we have answered some of the most common questions people have, hopefully you will find the answer you are looking for below!
Where do the Buffalo Bills play?
The Buffalo Bills play their home games at Bills Stadium.
Who owns the Buffalo Bills?
Terrence Pegula is the owner of the Buffalo Bills.
Has the Buffalo Bills won an NFL Super Bowl?
The Buffalo Bills have won no Super Bowls despite making it four times.
Who is the Buffalo Bills coach?
Sean McDermott is the head coach of the Buffalo Bills.
Do the Buffalo Bills play tonight?
Are you wondering if the Buffalo Bills are playing tonight? Well, SportsTips has all the details you need about upcoming Buffalo Bills games! Make sure you check this page at the top for all the details you are looking for.
What is the Buffalo Bills record?
The Buffalo Bills finished the 2021 season with an 11-6 record, a step back from last year’s 13-3 season.
Did the Buffalo Bills win last night?
Fans of the Buffalo Bills are all wanting to know if they won the game last night. You can find more information in relation to the team’s recent form in games on the page at the top.
How much are the Buffalo Bills worth?
According to Forbes magazine, the Buffalo Bills are worth $2.27 billion.
Who do the Buffalo Bills play tonight?
Like a lot of things in the NFL, things change pretty quickly. So, if you are looking for more information about who the Buffalo Bills play tonight, you have come to the right place. We have all this information for you in detail, you can find these details for upcoming games at the top of the page.
How to watch the Buffalo Bills?
You can watch the Buffalo Bills on CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, NFL Network, NFL Red Zone, DIRECTTV NFL Sunday Ticket. You can also stream Bills games on Yahoo sports app, Bills app, CBS All Access, Fox Sports, NBS Sports, ESPN, Amazon Prime Video, DIRECTTV Sunday Ticket, NFL Sunday ticket, NFL GamePass and NFL Mobile app. You can also listen to coverage on Bills Radio Network, NFL GamePass, Westwood One, TuneIn and Sirius XM.
Will the Buffalo Bills make the playoffs this year?
The Buffalo Bills made the playoffs last season after winning the AFC East and finishing third in the AFC with an 11-6 record. They beat the Patriots in the Wild Card and before falling to the Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Round.
When do the Buffalo Bills play?
Buffalo Bills fans are always looking for more information about when their team plays the next game. For all the information you have been craving and more, be sure to check the top of this page. Here as SportsTips we list all the information you need like the kick off time, location of the game and the all important NFL odds.
When is the next Buffalo Bills game?
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Where did the Buffalo Bills finish the season?
The Buffalo Bills won the AFC East and finished second in the AFC, making it all the way to the AFC Divisional Round before being eliminated.
How many games did the Buffalo Bills win?
The Buffalo Bills won 11 in the 2021 NFL season.
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