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Bills Links, 1/3: Can the Bills pull off the upset on Saturday?

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The Texans are slight favorites on Saturday

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The Buffalo Bills are once again underdogs, this time in the Wild Card match-up with the Houston Texans. Today’s links have plenty of updates on injuries for both clubs, along with plenty of game previews.


Buffalo Bills release final injury report for Wild Card game vs. Texans - newyorkupstate.com Shaq Lawson, Ty Nsekhe, Andre Roberts and Levi Wallace are all on the final injury report.

‘Is that all you got?’: The times Josh Allen’s teammates and coaches learned he was different – The Athletic
Josh Allen is becoming known as a quarterback at his best when the game is on the line. That doesn't surprise those who know him. (Subscription required.)

Bills’ secret weapon in reaching the postseason? A historic field-goal defense – The Athletic Buffalo’s opponents made 61.5 percent of their field-goal attempts, the greatest differential relative to the league average since 2001. (Subscription required.)

What to watch for in Bills-Texans? Our beat writers break down the playoff matchup – The Athletic
Compared to when these teams last played, this Texans-Bills match-up has the makings of a far more exciting game. (Subscription required.)

Bills fans won’t find anything to criticize in Booger McFarland’s take on the Bills – The Buffalo News
The Monday Night Football analyst has taken more hits this season than Bills quarterback Josh Allen and Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson combined.

Reed: Browns should look to Buffalo for answers after latest house cleaning – The Athletic
The Bills, who face the Texans on Saturday, are not bona fide title contenders yet. They are, however, trending in the right direction. (Subscription required.)

Sal's 2019 Bills Awards | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“MVPs, unsung players, and more from the 2019 season”

Bills list four as questionable; Watt will play for Texans | WGR 550 SportsRadio
“Buffalo will face the Texans on Saturday in the first Wild Card game of the day”

Barnwell's guide to the 2019 NFL playoffs - How all 12 teams can win the Super Bowl - ESPN Past Super Bowl comps. Quietly important players. And how all 12 teams are better (and worse) than you think.

Bills’ Siran Neal ready for whatever in playoffs: ‘I’m showing everything I can do' - newyorkupstate.com
Bills do-it-all DB Neal, who's played safety, cornerback, linebacker and on special teams, a name to watch in playoffs.

5 reasons Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills will defeat Houston Texans on Wild Card Weekend - newyorkupstate.com
The Bills’ offense has a chance to make some noise against the Texans on Saturday.

How Vegas sees Bills-Texans matchup with trends and prediction – The Buffalo News
"Seven of last year’s 12 playoff teams return to the postseason in 2020. Five of them will be in action this wild-card weekend." (Subscription required.)

How McBeane turned the Bills into winners – The Buffalo News
"Then, in 2017, came the change. New architects arrived, in the form of coach Sean McDermott and General Manager Brandon Beane." (Subscription required.)

Can the Bills stop Deshaun Watson? | Cover 1
Can the Buffalo Bills stop Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins, and the Houston Texans' offense in their playoff match-up? Fernando Schmude breaks it down.

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Buffalo Bills looking to be third-ever No. 5 seed to reach Super Bowl - Buffalo Rumblings
The history of five seeds is littered with bad outcomes.

Five Buffalo Bills to watch against the Houston Texans - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo’s playmakers need to have a big day in order to advance.

Buffalo Bills injury report: four key starters questionable for Wild Card game vs. Houston Texans - Buffalo Rumblings
Shaq Lawson, Ty Nsekhe, Andre Roberts and Levi Wallace are all questionable with their injuries.

Cleveland Browns match Buffalo Bills’ NFL record playoff drought - Buffalo Rumblings
The Browns have missed out on the playoffs for 17 straight seasons.

Baltimore radio personality insults Del Reid, suffers the consequences - Buffalo Rumblings
A Baltimore radio personality insulted Del Reid and John Wawrow, gets introduced to how Bills fans handle their business.