After the Bills’ heartbreaking 31-34 overtime loss to Atlanta in Toronto extinguished the team’s last lingering hopes for a legitimate playoff run in 2013, things looked to be about as bad as they could get for Buffalo fans. A miserable Sabres team, and meaningless December football once again.
But things can always get worse, and boy, did they ever last weekend. The Bills needed just 18 seconds to give up the game-winning score to the Bucs on Sunday. For a season that had many Bills fans optimistic about moving forward, the total no-show in Tampa was a huge step back. But is it really time to break out #becauseitsBuffalo and give up? I think not. Allow me, in what may be our darkest hour of 2013, to offer some random reasons for keeping our chins up: