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The Bad News Bills: Buffalo’s Unapologetic New Era

Rex Ryan remakes a long-suffering franchise in his own image – can he also end the longest postseason drought in the NFL?

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ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 28: A helmet for the Buffalo Bills sits on the sidelines during the second half of a preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Michael Adamucci/Getty Images)

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After being fired from the New York Jets at the end of last season, maverick coach Rex Ryan took over the Buffalo Bills — and immediately recruited a like-minded band of NFL misfits. With real talent and nothing left to lose, the Bills may actually be good this year (if they can survive the TMZ reports). Orgies! Beach brawls! Richie Incognito!

"It certainly is a collection of characters," says former quarterback and ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski. "But choirboys don't win football games — you need some nasty SOBs."

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