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Buffalo Bills news, 1/9: a bitter anniversary for Bills fans yesterday

Buffalo Bills fans generally forgot about a bitter anniversary yesterday. Maybe that was for the best but we'll open the wounds if you're interested.

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Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

2013 All-Rookie Team - Pro Football Focus

Would you be shocked to learn that EJ Manuel didn't even make honorable mention for rookie quarterbacks? PFF left the slot open. No one was worthy. Kiko Alonso was the only Bills player to make the squad, while Nickell Robey got an honorable mention at slot cornerback.

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Bills Focus: Captains See a Bright Future - VIDEO -
"Despite having an identical record as last season, Buffalo's captains believe progress has been made and the pieces are in place for a turnaround in 2014."

Inside The Bills | Moorman believes in Crossman’s schemes
"I think he did a good job," Moorman said of Crossman. "He’s coming to a new team and putting in a new scheme. I think just having one more year under his belt with another full offseason and training camp, he’s got good schemes and I think we’ve got good players. I don’t think you can base it off one or two returns. I think we’ve had a good year."

Add the Super Bowl to list of nice things Buffalo can't have :( - Bills Blitz
Tim Graham uses Roger Goodell's recent comments to once again say hotel rooms are the reason Buffalo can't host a Super Bowl. It's the exact thing he said two years ago in Buffalo at a fan Q&A. I disagree with Graham, sort of.

That's What We Said - 13WHAM - Local Sports
"The guys [sports reporters at 13WHAM in Rochester] discuss the Bills most pressing offseason needs."

The 2013 Maffies: Buffalo's Most Improved Player - Bills Mafia -- #BillsMafia
"Williams’ transition to safety in 2013 was a smooth one. His physical style of play is perfect for strong safety, and the BillsMafia looks forward to more outstanding play from Williams in years to come."

Music City Mirage Anniversary

▶ Steve Christie Relives The Music City Miracle - YouTube
"Former Buffalo Bills placekicker Steve Christie reminisces about the controversial game-winning punt return (aka The Music City Miracle) that occured 14-years ago today in a Wild Card Playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills, and how coach Wade Phillips' decision to start Rob Johnson at quarterback over Doug Flutie impacted the outcome of the game."

The Kick Is Good – The Curse of Billy Buffalo
"That’s right, the Buffalo Bills have not made the playoffs since Billy Buffalo was introduced. Coincidence? I think not."

Happy Music City Miracle Day! - Music City Miracles
"Today is the 14th anniversary of the Music City Miracle. Your day just got better." False.