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The Buffalo Bills host the Miami Dolphins tonight on Thursday Night Football. Buffalo hasn't won a primetime game since 2001.

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Stevie Johnson: "It’s time to turn it around" -
"If we want to make this push this is the game that it has to start on. We hoped that it would have started last week or the week before that but it is what it is and Thursday we have the Miami Dolphins coming in, a division opponent and if we want to get to the playoffs we have to win this game and win on out."

Scouting Report - Week 11 -
What are Buffalo's best advantages and who should you keep an eye on against the Dolphins? Check out Chris Brown's Scouting Report.

Kyle Williams: "There's no law that says it can't be done" -
Kyle Williams talks about making the playoffs.

Kyle Moore benefits from personal military connection -
"My father went out there and risked his life to protect us, and do our country a good service."

Kyle Williams on Dolphins Matchup - VIDEO -
"The Bills defensive tackle talks about the Miami game, the expectations on the season and his play thus far this season."

Bills Focus: Chan Gailey Dolphins Preview - VIDEO -
"The Bills head coach sits down with Chris Brown to talk about the challenge of having a short week to prepare, the struggles of Miami's run defense, and how they might be able to slow down Ryan Tannehill."

Inside The Bills | Bush and Spiller are buds
"He’s a great running break. He’s quick. He’s elusive. He runs hard," said Bush of Spiller. "He’s a guy that definitely needs a lot of touches. He’s a guy that can break the game open at any given time and he’s doing a great job. and, every time we get a chance to play, I talk to him and just tell him to just to stay positive, stay focused, keep working hard and it’s going to come."

Inside The Bills | Kelsay out for Dolphins game
"Kelsay along with Mark Anderson, Aaron Williams and Fred Jackson will not play against the Dolphins in tomorrow night’s primetime division tilt. Kyle Moore is expected to start in his place Thursday night as he did last week at New England."

Inside The Bills | Bills ‘D’ seeking takeaways
"You need to get some turnovers and if you’re not getting turnovers you need to go six or eight sacks and we’re not getting that number in sacks each week either," head coach Chan Gailey told "One or the other has to show up. So we’re not getting the turnovers and it makes our offense have to go out and execute and score a lot of points. That’s something you don’t want to have to do if you can get away from it."

Inside The Bills | Byrd, Kyle, Leodis in AFC Pro Bowl hunt
"Three Bills players are in the hunt for an AFC Pro Bowl nod as they’re all among the top three vote getters at their respective positions."

Inside The Bills | Wood: Bills will miss Fred Jackson
"I think C.J. is capable of carrying the load," Wood said in his radio appearance. "I think he could start for most, if not all of the teams in this league. But he definitely benefits from playing with Fred Jackson."

Inside The Bills | Mariucci sees bright future for Fitz with Bills
"He’s a very capable guy," Mariucci said on the radio show. "He’s not one of those guys that a team should be looking to replace. He’s a solid starter. You can build a team around that guy with a run game, and add another receiver in the offseason, and I think they’ll be on the right track, there’s no doubt."

Stevie Johnson tired of Chan Gailey's 'effort' praise -
"Every week he's saying that we have the effort ... which is obvious," Johnson said Tuesday of coach Chan Gailey on NFL Network's "NFL AM." "At this point you can't be a team that's so-called turning the corner if you're not winning games. We still have more work to do. We still have to learn how to finish these games."

AFC East Homer of the Week - AFC East Blog - ESPN
A Bills fan is the homer of the week.

Bills-Dolphins final injury report - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Check out the injured folks on both teams.

Tale of two Ryans at quarterback - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"There are many things that separate these two players, such as experience and playing style. But perhaps the most glaring difference is the quarterbacks' ability -- and inability -- to throw the deep ball."

AFC East stock watch - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Ryan Fitzpatrick's stock is rising.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - HAMILTON: This Has To Be Desperation The Whole Way
"The Bills only have 11 takeaways, worst in the NFL. It’s no accident that the last game they won was the last game they produced a turnover. Buffalo has to make that rookie quarterback give them the ball. I think it’ll be harder to get one from Bush who will be motivated the hold on to the football after his benching."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Upon Further Review- Bills OL & DL Vs Patriots
Joe B was impressed with the defensive line while the offensive line was generally forgettable. Check out the full breakdown.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - 5 Things To Watch For During Bills - Dolphins
"How might they fare against the 4-5 Miami Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Thursday night? Let's take a look at five things to watch for, shall we?"

Dolphins DT Tony McDaniel doesn't want to face C.J. Spiller - SB Nation Tampa Bay
"To be honest I think Spiller is a lot more dangerous than Jackson is," McDaniel told the Florida Sun-Sentinel. "Not to take anything away from Jackson because he’s a great back, but I’d rather play against Jackson than Spiller."

Bills wary of Dolphins' blitz-happy defensive backs - AFC East Daily
"This is a tough defense to get ready for in a short week..." Bills coach Chan Gailey said Tuesday, via "They blitz secondary guys outside and they blitz secondary guys inside. They bring them from everywhere. It is a very tough defense to get ready for in a short week."

Bills need to re-energize their home fans -
"I've said it before, I don't blame them," Wood said. "It's tough on people to put their hard-earned money out there, and we realize that. And to sit in the cold is not fun. So we really need to take care of business these next few games, hopefully get back to .500 here and make these last games interesting where we do make it our advantage."

Bills are off the mark against AFC East - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Bills need to turn the corner against the AFC East.

It's prime time to unleash Spiller - The Buffalo News
So says Jay Skurski (and everyone) as he picks the Bills.

True believers search for sparks of hope - The Buffalo News
"It only takes a spark to start a fire," Williams said. "And that spark is winning one game. If we can win one, I think that guys will feel good about making a run here late in the year."

Prime time for Buffalo Bills win - Democrat and Chronicle
"The Bills will be on the national stage when they host the Dolphins in a game that was supposed to be a showcase for them."

Bills tix a tough sell | Football | Sports | Toronto Sun
"As of earlier this week, the team said 15,000 tickets remained for the Jaguars game and 10,000 vs. the Rams. In the past, Bills fans haven't minded sitting in the cold conditions and worse if the team is winning. If they're losing, however, it can be a different story."

Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills: Who has the edge? - South Florida
Everyone has the edge on offense while the Bills get their special teams edge. The Dolphins beat writers pick their team 21-17 because of "intangibles".

McIntyre one of dying breed in NFL -
"Despite getting on the field primarily in short-yardage and goal-line situations on offense, McIntyre has been able to forge out an eight-year career, due to his strong blocking ability and solid special-teams play. He was named the Bills' special teams captain before the season."

Miami Dolphins-Buffalo Bills preview: Breaking down the game -
The Miami Herald gives almost every edge to the Dolphins, including when Buffalo runs the ball.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - SCHOPP: Call It A Choke
"I think in their last three losses Ryan Fitzpatrick has choked in two of them. To me the interceptions near the ends of both the Tennessee and New England games happened for the same reason, that when victory was in sight Fitzpatrick rushed his processes."