Bills’ playoff hopes fluttering away [1:27 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: '“I’m disappointed we didn’t play better,” lamented guard Ruben Brown, “I would have thought we would have a bit more sense of urgency.”'
Bills’ decline starts with 'D' [1:26 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'OK, so we were right all along. The Buffalo Bills are a year away ... at least.'
Bills-Jets Notebook [1:25 PM]
Olean Times Herald reports: 'Travis Henry’s third-period touchdown run gave him 10 rushing TDs for the season, making him only the sixth Buffalo back to reach that number in a campaign joining Cookie Gilchrist and O.J. Simpson (twice each), Joe Cribbs, Robb Riddick and Thurman Thomas.'
Pennington puts in a star turn [1:24 PM]
Staten Island Advance reports: '"I think our defense had a good day," said Edwards. "You keep Eric Moulds and Peerless Price out of the end zone, that's a day's work."'
After a slow start, veteran running back has a shot at another 1,000-yard season [1:23 PM]
Staten Island Advance reports: 'From the way his teammates kept talking about him, you would think Curtis Martin was playing for a convalescence home, starting at tailback for the AARP All-Stars or something.'
Don Beebe To Be Honored At Miami Game On Dec. 1 [11:15 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: The Monday Quarterback Club is proud to announce that former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Don Beebe has been selected to receive the 17th annual Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Distinguished Service Award for the 2002 season. The former speedy receiver will be honored during pregame ceremonies at the Bills-Miami regular season home game on December 1 and at the Monday Quarterback Club's luncheon at HSBC Arena the next day.
Buffalo Bills Geography Lesson #11 [11:14 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: Buffalo Bills Geography is an educational program that integrates geography, language arts and math using the excitement of the NFL and the Buffalo Bills.
Jets give Bills the runaround [9:05 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Most of those fatal flaws once again were on defense.'
Another game worth forgetting for Watson [9:05 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Sunday was no different as several critical mistakes by the fourth-year veteran cornerback contributed to the Buffalo Bills' 31-13 loss to the New York Jets Sunday in Giants Stadium.'
As league catches on, Bledsoe's star dims [9:04 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Forget the playoffs. They're done. They'll be lucky to go 7-9.'
Winfield's lower leg injury will be evaluated today [9:03 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"I was covering Wayne Chrebet and I just twisted it," Winfield said. "It feels better now, but I couldn't put a lot of weight on the leg so there was no sense in going back out there. But it felt a little better after the game. I'll be ready by next Sunday."'
Monday Billboard [9:03 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'Their playoff hopes are remote at best. They probably need to run the table to get in.'
Big-league lineup, small-market pocketbook [5:25 AM]
Business First of Buffalo reports: 'A new Business First study shows that Buffalo is one of the most overextended sports markets in the nation. The local income base is too small for Western New York's existing franchises, let alone any new ones.'
Rematch is no match as Jets bury Bills, 31-13 [5:24 AM]
D and C reports: '“I don’t think anybody can point to their performance and say that they did a good enough job to win this game,” tight end Jay Riemersma said. “It’s frustrating because we needed this one.”'
Bills' playoff hopes are cooked [5:23 AM]
D and C reports: 'Mistakes. Lack of execution. Missed tackles.'
Bills are losing game of turnovers [5:22 AM]
D and C reports: 'In the last three games, the Bills have scored three touchdowns.'
Buffalo Bills report card [5:21 AM]
D and C reports: 'Drew Bledsoe had his second straight poor showing against an AFC East opponent, which can’t be a good sign. He was intercepted twice and the Jets dropped another. He also lost a fumble after being sacked in the fourth quarter to kill any comeback hope. His worst game as a Bill. D'
Jets strafe Bills [5:20 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: 'Even by the Bills' well established standards for ineptitude, this was a dismal performance.'
Chad's got all the right moves [5:19 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: '"It wasn't pretty," he said. "It's called the East Tennessee dead-leg." But it fooled Robinson.'
Jets Back in It After a Month of Sundays [5:18 AM]
New York Times reports: 'A defense that holds one of the league's most powerful offenses to 258 yards and bedevils Drew Bledsoe for three turnovers (interceptions by Aaron Beasley and Sam Garnes, and a fumble forced by Mo Lewis and recovered by Josh Evans).'
A Three-Game Slide Has the Bills Reeling [5:17 AM]
New York Times reports: '"Hopefully it's enough to inspire some guys and screw some heads on right," Brown said. "The time is now. Time is of the essence. There is no tomorrow, because tomorrow somebody else is going to be in your spot."'
As the Jets Get Hot, Pennington Must Remain Cool [5:16 AM]
New York Times reports: '"It was a good call and he's a confident kid," Robinson said in the gloomy Bills' locker room.'
Pennington Displays Fancy Footwork [5:15 AM]
New York Times reports: 'Both sprinted for the corner of the end zone. Just when it looked as if Robinson would make the tackle, Pennington slammed on the brakes and Robinson fell. Pennington scored untouched and spiked the ball so hard, he might have left a dent in the ground.'
Now it's easy being green [5:14 AM]
New York Post reports: 'The Jets won their fourth game in a row yesterday - a game they absolutely had to win - dismantling the Bills 31-13 at Giants Stadium. And they did it in such a calculated, crisp manner that it truly stamps them as a team that, if it can make it there, has potential to be a terror in the playoffs.'
Defense delivers KO punch [5:13 AM]
New York Post reports: '"They were ready," Rueben Brown said of the Jets. "They were determined. They are on the rise. They are a well-coached team. They know what they are doing."'
No can Drew for Bills [5:12 AM]
New York Post reports: '"It was a tough day for us," Bledsoe said.'
Mates on Pennington's run: Not too Chad [5:11 AM]
New York Post reports: 'What ensued might have been the highlight play of the Jets' season to date - a Pennington naked bootleg run around left end that included a stop-and-go move that wrong-footed Bills' LB Eddie Robinson so badly it left him staggered on the ground.'
Monster of the Meadowlands starting to roar [5:10 AM]
New York Post reports: '"Whatever it takes to get the job done, pretty, ugly, it doesn't matter, we have to get wins," Pennington said.'
Chrebet's true 'self' shining through [5:09 AM]
New York Post reports: '"I know what a team player Wayne is," said Pennington. "He's blocking and doing whatever it takes. He wants the ball and I'm going to get him the ball." Unlikely often enough to satisfy Chrebet, as he has made selfishly obvious.'
Garnes picks up the pace [5:08 AM]
New York Post reports: 'The Jets are now 9-1 against Bledsoe, dating back to his days with New England and including 2-0 this season.'
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