Jerry Sullivan: My 12 most heart-breaking Bills losses of the millennium

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(WIVB) – I’m sure that when DeAndre Hopkins made that incredible catch last Sunday, turning a comeback victory into a crushing, improbable defeat, a lot of Bills fans had the same familiar reaction:

Not again. 

How many ways can they find to blow a game they should have won? Yes, this is the best Bills team since the 1990s. They’re still leading the AFC East and likely to make the playoffs for the third time in four seasons under head coach Sean McDermott.

There’s no reason for anyone to climb onto the nearest ledge. Josh Allen is establishing himself as a legitimate franchise quarterback, the best to play the position in Buffalo since Jim Kelly. 

But watching them become the first NFL team in five years to lose a game on a last-second Hail Mary pass was a bitter reminder of gut-wrenching losses of the past, what I like to call the “long chronicle of woe.”Since it’s the bye week and we have some time to burn, I decided to do the fans a service by taking a walk through the horror house of heartbreaks past — a list of the most crushing Bills losses of the …

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