Wannstedt: Fiedler to start against Bears [2:09 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Fiedler will start next Monday night against the Chicago Bears after sitting out six weeks with a broken right thumb. Ray Lucas, who started at quarterback Sunday, was undergoing an MRI on Monday and his status was uncertain for next week, coach Dave Wannstedt said.
Game Notebook vs. Miami Dolphins [2:08 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: Against the Dolphins, Travis Henry went over 1,000 rushing yards for the season while Peerless Price and Eric Moulds each topped the 1,000 receiving yard plateau. It marked the second time in team history that the Bills have had a 1,000-yard rusher and pair of 1,000-yard receivers in the same season (1991 - Thurman Thomas, Andre Reed, and James Lofton)…Sunday marked the first time in NFL history that a back and two receivers topped the 1,000-yard mark on the same day. Overall, this marks the 33rd time in NFL history a team has had a pair of 1,000-yard receivers and a 1,000-yard rusher.
Snow-foolin’ Bills beat Dolphins [1:23 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'As Bledsoe noted, “I’ve played in cold weather for a long time now — from high school on — and it’s never been a big factor as far as me throwing the ball. “The only effect is if it’s real windy. But a little snow ... I’ve got big hands and I can throw the ball.”'
Williams sets Dolphins rushing record [1:22 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: '“We gave up way too many plays,” Wannstedt said. “It’s a shame. When you come up here and you know it’s going to be windy and cold and snow, and you think, if we can run the ball, you’d like to think we had a chance. We ran the ball. Unfortunately, because of the big plays and the turnovers, it wasn’t good enough to win."'
Bills’ playoffs hopes soar [1:21 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'In short, if it wasn’t for Bledsoe’s glittering season, Henry, Moulds and Price wouldn’t have 1,000 yards in their specialties and Bills’ fans wouldn’t be talking playoffs in Game 13.'
Henry hits 1,000-yard mark for Bills [1:20 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'The Bills ended a streak of 37 consecutive drives started in their own territory when they began a possession at Miami’s 48-yard line after a Dolphins’ punt into the wind.'
Ultimate Sports Weekend [11:35 AM]
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Buffalo Jills Photo Gallery [9:57 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: Photos of the Buffalo Jills in action during Sunday's game.
Drew Bledsoe Postgame Quotes [9:56 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: "I have played in the cold weather for a long time now, from high school on and it has never really been a big factor to me as far as throwing the ball. The only affect really is from the wind. If it's real winding then sometimes it will affect the ball a little bit."
Bills vs. Dolphins Photos (Part II) [9:53 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: More photos from Sunday's 38-21 win over the Dolphins.
Bills vs. Dolphins Photos [9:52 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: Part I - Photos from Sunday's win over the Dolphins.
Bills gain traction in the snow [9:20 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Bills became the first team in NFL history to have three players go over the 1,000-yard mark for the season in the same game. Henry has 1,108 yards rushing. Moulds has 1,043 yards receiving, and Price has 1,020.'
Henry snowshoes through Dolphins to 1,000-yard mark [9:19 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'His five 100-yard games this year are the most since Thurman Thomas had seven in 1993.'
Ricky's big rushing day goes to waste [9:18 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Dolphins wasted Williams' effort with two critical fumbles and an interception that the Bills turned into 21 points. Miami could blame the loss on coaching, quarterbacks, defensive backs and just about anybody other than their star running back. After all, would anybody have predicted he would have piled up so many yards with the snow falling horizontally . . . and the Dolphins would lose?'
Snow, Kelly, victory . . . Bills bring back the fun [9:17 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'You almost expected to see Dan Marino and Don Shula at the podium afterward, explaining away the loss.'
Wannstedt's blunder opens door to avalanche [9:16 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Bills fans thought Gregg Williams had lost his mind when he punted from the New England 32 four weeks ago, early in the third quarter, trailing by 10. Overly conservative, that was. Wannstedt did Williams twice worse.'
Turnovers again help put Dolphins away [9:16 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Kelly was all over the Bills' sidelines firing up the fans and players. Imagine Price's surprise to be mugged by Kelly after his 73-yard touchdown in the third quarter.'
Monday Billboard [9:16 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Play of the Game: Aaron Schobel unloaded on Dolphins quarterback Ray Lucas on a fourth-and-4 play into the wind late in the second quarter, forcing a fumble that Chidi Ahanotu returned to the Miami 31-yard-line. Four plays later, Bledsoe found Peerless Price in the end zone and the Bills had a 17-14 lead.'
Lake-effect snows most of WNY [9:15 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Almost all of Western New York got a taste of lake-effect snow Sunday.
So did millions of viewers watching the Buffalo Bills-Miami Dolphins football game, which was whited out in the fourth quarter as the squalls moved in and pasted Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.'
Bills freeze Miami, 38-21 [5:42 AM]
D and C reports: 'Of the victory, Bledsoe, who threw for 306 yards despite the weather, said, “It means we need to keep winning. We will enjoy this one, but the bottom line is that if we want to get into this race at the end we need to keep winning.”'
Price, Moulds bring offense out of hiding [5:41 AM]
D and C reports: 'After three weeks spent in the Witness Protection Program, the Bills’ offense regained its identity, its swagger.'
Buffalo still in contention, after all [5:41 AM]
D and C reports: 'Not only will they have to win at least three of those four, they’re going to need other teams to knock off the Dolphins, Patriots and Jets. But I can’t sit here and say that it can’t happen because in this league, anything is possible.'
Buffalo Bills Week 12 Report Card [5:40 AM]
D and C reports: 'Defensive coordinator Jerry Gray limited Chris Watson’s liability and played Jason Bostic on key passing downs.'
Bills nuke frozen Fish [5:38 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: '"I saw them wear out. They just started getting frozen over there. At the end of the game, they couldn't even talk."'
Rompin' Ricky not enough [5:37 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: 'So how could the Miami Dolphins employ the perfect cold-weather strategy and still get thumped 38-21 by the Buffalo Bills?'
Buffalo gives Miami the chills [5:37 AM]
Toronto Globe & Mail reports: 'Winter has returned and, just like the old days, so too have the Bills' National Football League playoff hopes and, maybe, a little bit of their missing mojo.'
'What a waste' [5:36 AM]
Miami Herald reports: '''Man, we talk about it all the time,'' linebacker Zach Thomas said. ``You get tired of saying it. I'm sure people are tired of hearing it, but we keep doing it. It's frustrating.'''
QB Bledsoe bombs away [5:35 AM]
Miami Herald reports: '''The way the Dolphins play is that they try to challenge you a bit,'' Bledsoe said. ``They try to get their safeties up involved in the running game a little bit. They play man coverage outside, and that allows us to have more of an opportunity to work the ball down the field."'
`I really think I'm struggling' [5:34 AM]
Miami Herald reports: 'In particular, two passes thrown toward Madison -- both intended for Moulds -- stand out.'
Ricky runs hot in loss [5:33 AM]
Miami Herald reports: '''Everyday I'd come in and talk about how cold it was going to be,'' Williams said. ``I'd check on my phone to see the forecast up here and look on the computer every chance I had. I was a little nervous about it. It was cold and miserable but we did a good job up front and it made my job easy.'''
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