Bills players react to making the playoffs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — “Did last night really happen?” That was the text of a tweet sent by the Buffalo Bills on Monday morning.

As shown by a post like that, many western New Yorkers are in disbelief as the team made the playoffs for the first time since 1999.

Along with the joyous reactions of fans, Bills players have also been sharing their feelings about Sunday’s victories — those belonging to the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Head Coach Sean McDermott said “It’s such an emotional moment. No one gave this team a chance all year long. Our fans have been great all season long and I’m looking forward to seeing them at our playoff game.”

Here are some of the tweets sent out by Bills players:

The Bengals, whose victory over the Baltimore Ravens helped secure the Bills’ playoff spot, wished a “Happy New Year” to Bills fans:

The Bills responded to their victory with thankfulness, and a promise of a Buffalo favorite — chicken wings:

The Bills will play the Jacksonville Jaguars, who are coached by former Bills head coach Doug Marrone, on Sunday, January 7 at 1:05 p.m. The game can be watched on CBS. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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