For the past 17 years, it's been pretty easy to take pot-shots at the Buffalo Bills. With a playoff dry spell that long, you're bound to get clowned on hard enough to harbor some grudges. Well, the Bills Twitter account has certainly been taking names, and was ready to let loose on their Wild Card opponents, the Jacksonville Jaguars, for any slight, real or perceived. But if you come for the Bills, you best not hit it wide right.
First, here's what the Jaguars had to say:
So, OK, good. The Jaguars maybe kinda sorta implied that Bills fans didn't man up and buy a bunch of away tickets in Jacksonville for Sunday and Buffalo wound up returning their allotment to Jacksonville. Challenge set. What do the Bills have to say?
So the Bills came at them with the use of "fake news"—no surprise there. But they're also talking about quantifiables. It's hard to tell if the Bills returned tickets—that's between the teams. But when it comes to 2017 regular season home stadium attendance, frigid-ass Buffalo is putting more people in the seats. The Jaguars, to be fair, are filling a higher percentage of their seats but also are not, you know, in Buffalo.
Either way, the moral of the story is: don't rub the Bills Mafia the wrong way right now. They're feeling a little bit raw: