Gameday Prep: Bills vs. Dolphins

by Ryan and Chris

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The stadium, the game, or maybe Trent Edwards’ psyche. Take your pick.

If there is anything Bills fans love it is when the Dolphins are winless. People may say the rivalry is diminished and other teams matter more in the division, but there’s a certain place in my heart for looking at the division standings and seeing Miami at the bottom.

Today the Bills have a chance to get a big road win against an opponent who is 0-3. Ryan has tickets, T.O. still hasn’t blown up, and Marshawn Lynch returns.

Consider this your gameday prep.

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots (Ryan’s thanking the football gods that he won’t have to hear Solomon call them the “Biels”…)

Depth Charts Buffalo, Miami

Stats: NFL.com, ESPN, or Yahoo Sports all do a good job. If you have fantasy teams through Yahoo, you get StatTracker free this year. If you didn’t know that until now, you probably just hate fantasy football.

Flash Websites You Might Find Useful In Case of Blowout:
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Bonus: Why Dolphins Suck

Things Worth Knowing/Mocking/Reading

-Tony Sparano knows that “any Terrell Owens is a dangerous Terrell Owens.”

-But Rodney Harrison knows that T.O. will never be a champion. Thankfully, Harrison doesn’t need anyone to “cater” to his ego.

-Money’s back and he’s hungry.

The Thurman Thomas Prediction Tweet of the Week

24-10 Bills, T.O. 6 rec. 110yrds 2 tds,,,Lee Evans 7 rec. 107 yrds 1td

Your Weekly Bill Simmons Quote About the Bills (Sort of)

THE CROWS ARE CIRCLING
23. Houston
22. Jacksonville
21. Buffalo
We just ran through 39 percent of the league … have I mentioned a team yet that you like even a little? I bet not. What sets this group apart: All three head coaches (Kubiak, Del Rio, Jauron) might get fired within the next three weeks, leaving the door slightly ajar for “momentum with the new guy” potential. Or in Buffalo’s case, “momentum with a guy who seems like he might have a pulse.”

(Tangent related to nothing: For the past couple of years, I had been getting strange e-mails that there was an NFL referee who sounded just enough like “The Ladies Man” that it was funny. While watching the Niners-Vikes game last weekend, I realized whom they meant: Jerome Boger. Every time he announced a penalty, my friends and I were chiming in things like, “And al-tho, I’d like to invite you back to my crib for some Courvo-th-ier” and it never got old. The Ladies Man, Jerome Boger! He’s now on my Mount Rushmore of NFL refs along with Ed Hochuli, Jerry Seeman and Jerry Seeman again.)

(And his prediction? DOLPHINS (+1.5) over Bills)

Like we said, sort of.

Obligatory “Get Pumped” Video

Ways to Talk to Us
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Play Us Out, Ray Finkle!

Go Bills.