Are the Buffalo Sabres On the Verge of Something Special?

December 30th, 2009 by Paul Taylor Leave a reply »

If you’ve ever been lucky enough as a sports fan, there’s a certain point in a season when something has happened, which makes you realise your team is going to have a special year.  It’s not something that can be easily explained; you just know .

For Buffalo sports fans, one of the prime examples of this was the 1990 Bills team.  Since 1986, the team had been stock-piling talent like there was no tomorrow (Jim Kelly, Bruce Smith, Cornelius Bennett, Thurman Thomas and so on), without being able to transfer it to the football field with any consistency.  In fact, the team even became known as the ‘Bickering Bills’ at one point.

However, it finally all came together in a week four match-up at home to the Denver Broncos during 1990.  Entering the fourth quarter, the Bills had been totally outplayed and trailed 21-9. 

With the Broncos lining up to kick a field goal that would increase their ...

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