The Buffalo Bills…
“Where else would you rather be than right here, right now?” –Steve Tasker with the mic drop, borrowing the quote made famous by Marv Levy.
AFC East Champions in consecutive years.
“Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly.” –Shaquille O’Neal
Clinched division at home for the first time since 1995.
“It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” –Paul “Bear” Bryant
Playoffs four out of the past five seasons.
“Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.” –Martina Navratilova
THE NUMBER ONE DEFENSE IN THE NFL.
“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” –Babe Ruth
Minimum one home playoff game.
“If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.” –Ronnie Lott
A Saturday night prime time matchup.
“Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.” –Magic Johnson
Single digits on the thermometer.
“Football doesn’t build character, it reveals character!” –Marv Levy
“Celebrate or mourn for just a short while, then go back to work; make that your style.” –Marv Levy
Wind Chill below zero.
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” –Michael Jordan
Fahrenheit to be clear.
“When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.” –Steffi Graf
Enter the New England Patriots.
“Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.” -Jimmy Johnson
Enter Bill Belichick… A perfect script.
“To be the man, you have to beat the man.” –Ric Flair
Things we know about the Buffalo Bills this week:
Emmanuel Sanders participated in a full week of practice and will be available for Bills in the frigid game against the Pats.
LEGENDS OF THE GAME
Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas will both lead the Bills on the field come Saturday night. Kelly projected Saturday’s experience as being WILD AND CRAZY. The Thurmanator forecasts the game as being ABSOLUTELY BONKERS.
Marv Levy expressed his excitement and appreciation as the Buffalo Bills won the AFC East once again. The 96 year old Hall of Famer quietly sits back as an avid fan, enjoying the Bills success.