Defense saves its best for last [9:01 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Buffalo Bills' defense looked a little shaky at times Sunday. But when it mattered the most, the unit was as sturdy as ever.'
Big play by Johnson affirms Wade's leap of faith [9:00 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'He brought the Bills from behind in the fourth quarter to win, the measure of a successful quarterback in this league. His stage was one of the most hostile venues in football for a visiting team. He made the game-winning play and he sacrificed his body to do it.'
Injury may shelve Winfield for season [9:00 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Antoine Winfield said after Sunday's 21-17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs that he might be gone for the season with a torn labrum in his right shoulder.'
Monday billboard [8:59 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Play of the Game: He leaps! He flies! He soars over linebackers, breaks the goal line plane with the football and touches the pylon to boot! Rob Johnson's 12-yard scramble for the winning touchdown 12 minutes into the fourth quarter.'
Gutsy Johnson delivers Bills' thrilling victory [5:57 AM]
D and C reports: 'And speaking of faith, how much of it do the Bills now have in their young and often embattled quarterback?'
Bills secondary survives hot-handed Grbac [5:57 AM]
D and C reports: '"Elvis Grbac is a tremendous quarterback," free safety Keion Carpenter said after yesterday's 21-17 playoff-enhancing victory at Arrowhead Stadium. "He was picking us apart at times today, and we knew we had a battle on our hands. To stop him at the end, I can't explain how great that feels."'
Son knows best, says a proud father [5:56 AM]
D and C reports: 'When it comes to quarterbacks (and all things), Bum's advice to Wade has always been simple: do what you think is best.'
Defense, late drive, big for Bills [5:54 AM]
D and C reports: 'QB Rob Johnson: He produced as many touchdowns in this game as Doug Flutie did in the last three games combined.'
Johnson's great feet [5:54 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: 'Trailing the Kansas City Chiefs 17-14 with three minutes remaining and facing a crucial third and goal from the K.C. 12-yard line, Johnson took matters into his own hands.'
Phillips is doing his father proud [5:53 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: '"We worked together in high school and college and in pro football, I don't have to give him advice," Bum Phillips said. "He does fine."'
Loss to Bills is painful for Grbac and the Chiefs [5:52 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'Grbac threw for 341 yards and two touchdowns, but it had all gone to waste. His third-quarter fumble and fourth-quarter interception were two of the biggest plays in a third straight loss, this time 21-17 to Buffalo at Arrowhead Stadium.'
Chiefs defense fails to take away Bills chances [5:51 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'Instead, the Chiefs failed to come up with a turnover for the third straight game, and coincidentally the Chiefs' 21-17 loss to Buffalo on Sunday was their third straight defeat.'
Johnson makes key play in Bills victory [5:50 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'If Bills head coach Wade Phillips had any doubts about his decision to start Rob Johnson over Doug Flutie on Sunday morning, they were gone by Sunday night.'
Bills, Chiefs were up to the challenge [5:49 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: '"No, we did not think he got in," Chiefs coach Gunther Cunningham said. "I've never liked instant replay in the first place, and I still don't like it."'
Anders won't complain, but somebody should [5:48 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'The Chiefs gave their starting running back the stinking ball four times the whole game.'
Chiefs lack confidence, direction and Marty [5:47 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'After further review, I'd like to have Marty Schottenheimer back as coach of the Chiefs.'
Chiefs vs. Bills game report [5:46 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: '"It was extra special today because my dad and my family came to see us play," Wade Phillips said. "They don't get up to Buffalo much because it's so cold."'
Bills damage Chiefs' playoff hopes [5:45 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'Upon further review, the Kansas City Chiefs are down by contact, and probably out of the NFL playoff picture.'
Kansas City Robbed [5:44 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'Johnson completed 21 or 36 passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns, and almost effortlessly found open receivers.'
Chiefs Postgame Notebook [5:43 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'Buffalo punter Chris Mohr completed a 44-yard pass to flyer Daryl Porter on a fake punt from the Bills' 18 in the second quarter because the Chiefs had only 10 men on the field.'
Postseason plunge [5:42 AM]
Wihita Eagle reports: 'Johnson may be a pocket passer and the most sacked quarterback in the NFL, but he escaped enough Sunday to beat the Chiefs and wound up as the Bills' leading rusher with 41 yards.'
Anders needs to see more action [5:40 AM]
Wichita Eagle reports: 'During KC's 21-17 loss to Buffalo on Sunday, Anders averaged 10.3 yards per carry. Trouble is, he had only four carries.'
Cunningham gives play reviews thumbs down [5:39 AM]
Wichita Eagle reports: 'Although he won one and lost another, Chiefs coach Gunther Cunningham said, "I never liked the instant replay in the first place and I still don't."'
Chiefs' playoff hopes fading [5:36 AM]
Springfield News Leader reports: 'The Chiefs' postseason chances appear to be cooked even before Thanksgiving.'
Bills tear down wall [11:02 PM]
Shout! reports: 'Rob Johnson's two carpe diem-like game-winning drives in the fourth quarter, which included his gutsy 12-yard run with three minutes, six seconds to play, sealed, in the words of John Butler, a great, great win for the Buffalo Bills organization.'
Bills 21, Chiefs 17 [5:18 PM]
AP reports: 'Who says Rob Johnson can't scramble?'
Bills 21, Chiefs 17 [5:17 PM]
Sportsticker reports: 'Rob Johnson can win, too.'
Bills will be desperate without a win today [9:24 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills are 4-3 in AFC games and 2-3 in the AFC East. Kansas City is 4-4 in the AFC. The Bills have little room for error, the Chiefs have none.'
Johnson has his job back, but he has a lot to prove [9:23 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The most obvious is that he is sacked too often. He's the most sacked quarterback in the NFL, which isn't all his fault. It's true that he holds the ball longer than he should, especially on third down when he tries too often to make the perfect play.'
Playing from behind [9:21 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"A lot of people take their shots at Ronnie, but they don't understand that he had a lot of young guys to work with when he got here," special teamer Raion Hill said. "When coach DeHaven was here he had been here a while. He had his own system implemented and had his own thing going. When you start something new, you just have to be patient and work with it."'
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