Series History: Broncos vs. Bills
December 22nd, 2011 - 9:37am by Stuart Zaas
On Sunday, the Broncos and Bills will meet for the 35th time in the regular season. Buffalo holds an 18-15-1 advantage in those games. The clubs are tied at 11 wins each in games played in Buffalo. Denver has won five of the past six games in the series.
The teams last squared off in Denver, with the Bills coming away with a 30-23 victory on Dec. 21, 2008. The Broncos won the last game that the two teams played in Buffalo by a score of 15-14 on Sept. 9 2007.
Denver and Buffalo have played once in the postseason, with the Bills defeating the Broncos 10-7 in the 1992 AFC Championship game.
Notable performances against the Bills:
S Brian Dawkins: Has registered an interception in each of the two games he’s played in against the Bills for his career. He also has one forced fumble and two tackles for a loss to go with 12 tackles.
CB Champ Bailey: Posted one sack to go with nine tackles and a forced fumble last time Denver played Buffalo (12/21/08).
DE Elvis Dumervil: Intercepted his first and only NFL pass against Buffalo on Sept. 9, 2007.
RB Willis McGahee: Topped the 100-yard rushing mark, finishing with 114 yards on 19 carries and one touchdown against the Bills, while playing with Baltimore (10/21/07).
Denver-Buffalo Roster Connections
Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow threw to Buffalo wide receiver David Nelson at Florida, where the pair played on two National Championship teams together.
Denver linebacker Wesley Woodyard played at Kentucky with Buffalo wide receiver Stevie Johnson.
Bills linebacker Andra Davis played for Denver in 2009, and Buffalo Head Coach Chan Gailey coached in Denver during the 1985-90 seasons.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee (2003-06) and linebacker Mario Haggan (2003-07) spent time in Buffalo. Denver wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert and running backs coach Eric Studesville coached in Buffalo (2004-07).
Some interesting roster connections between the Broncos and Bills courtesy of research done by Public Relations Intern Cydney Ricker:
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