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    Thursday Night Football - Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills
    By: John Morgan

    The Bills don't have a defense strong enough to rattle even a young quarterback, thanks in large part because their run defense is so bad. On the other hand is the combination of a young team facing adversity, playing on the road on a very short week, and...

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    I guess we are rooting for Buffalo. The Pats have a big lead and tiebreaker on them. Although the Pats should win this division by several games, they still play the Dolphins twice.
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    I really don't care who wins..neither will be a problem for the pats unless god forbid brady goes down
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    Rooting for Buffalo I'd imagine.

    Still would be much much happier if Baltimore, Houston, or Denver would drop a game this weekend. Been 0 for the last 6 or so on those ones, I think the last time any of them lost was when 2 of them (Bmore-Houston) played each other :mad:
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    Should be called The AFC East Runner Up Bowl because thats exactly what the winner is likely to be at the end of the season.
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    Dolphins have:

    Bills
    Seahawks
    Patriots
    49ers

    before catching a soft game against the Jaguars.


    Bills have:

    Dolphins
    Colts
    Jaguars
    Rams

    So, a Dolphins win would drop the Bills to 3-7 and essentially kill Buffalo's season, while still putting the Dolphins in a position to be underdogs 3 weeks in a row.

    A Bills win, meanwhile, would make them 4-6, and put them in position to be 7-6 going into that Seattle game, and keeping them around as a viable WC candidate heading into their last two weeks (Miami, NYJ).

    Looking at their schedules, I'm going to prefer a Dolphins win tonight, and probably a Bills win in the rematch.
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    So to sum up, we root for the team Jets fans are rooting against? Not that it really matters to them at this point. Weird season: Mid-point division game with apparently zero meaning.
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    Bills win is better as the Pats are going to be playing Miami twice and we don't want even a 1 % chance of them sneaking up on us.
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    Easily rooting for the Bills.

    If the Dolphins lose, it can basically end their chances at the division. Bills are already done, as far as the AFC East goes. (3 games behind + swept by us)

    In the worst case scenario, Dolphins win this game, we lose to the Colts and then all of the sudden the Dolphins are 1 game behind by Sunday evening...
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    Guess I want the bills to win lol thankfully celtics are playing tonight. They need to give us some better thursday night games next year.
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    Go Bills!

    Buffalo 23, Miami 17
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    Troy Brown is the special guest in the studio on Sky Sports over here :D

    ...wearing all 3 rings too!
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    Tell me that you don't have to listen to Faulk and Irvin ...
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    Buffalo fans long for this. Nice start for them
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    That was a sick return. Never seen McKelvin look that good
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    The game has barely even started and the announcers are making excuses for Mario Williams because of his injury...:bricks:

    Maybe it's because opposing o-linemen are making him a non-factor? Damn I hate the injury excuse...
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    Miami's like "B**** we INVENTED the wildcat!"
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    LET'S GOOOO BILLS! It pains me to say that.
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    Darius Byrd looked like an ant that was almost just squashed to bits and jolting in different directions
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    Is it me or does it look like the field has a bit of a crown to it? :D;)
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    LOL, special teams game is on
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    lol, neither offense is capable of scoring just special teams, our division is jaw dropping bad.
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    I'm a little worried about facing the Dolphins.
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    Ya really worried about a team that has been outscored 60-13 the last 7 quarters
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    We as pats fans have been blessed by this mediocre/horrible division. In the BB/Era, has ONE team ever emerged as a strong, elite team? The best non-Patriots AFC east team since 2001 I guess was the 2010 Jets, the 2008 Fish were such a farce.
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    I think that divisional games will always be tough, especially with such a big target on their backs.

    Many/most will underestimate them due to the fact that we have better talent and have had much past success, but I never go into those games with the feeling that they will be easy.
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    Boy has Reggie Bush been a big disappointment from a fantasy perspective.

    He started the year off very well, and it looked like my starting RB combo of Bush/D.Martin would be formidable.

    Now they aren't even playing him, as they give the majority of the carries to Daniel Thomas instead + the benching last week.

    I wonder if he doesn't have some attitude issues going on or something behind the scenes there?
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    Bills seem quite an undisciplined team!!
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    The Jets and Dolphins love short crossing routes on 3rd down. You can't get a 3rd down conversion unless you beat your man, especially when you throw short of the marker.
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    Agreed. During the regular season the divisional games are frequently the biggest motivation that exists for a player. For instance Buffalo, they must be as motivated as they can be when they play the Patriots (considering the Patriots have owned them for many years now). Some fans lose sight of this and give an unconvincing loss to a divisional foe with too much weight. Which is not to say poor performances against them don't matter, it is to say their is an additional factor to consider.
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