Bills Announce 2012 Schedule

April 17, 2012 Updated Apr 17, 2012 at 7:35 PM EDT

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Bills Announce 2012 Schedule

April 17, 2012 Updated Apr 17, 2012 at 7:35 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, NY – (WKBW.com/Bills) The Buffalo Bills today announced the team’s 2012 schedule.



Buffalo’s 2012 regular season schedule features a Kickoff Weekend match-up at the New York Jets, a Thursday Night home game against the Miami Dolphins on November 15th, and a December 16th meeting vs. the Seattle Seahawks in Toronto’s Rogers Centre.



The full 2012 Buffalo Bills schedule is available below:



2012 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE



Sunday, Sept. 9
at New York Jets
1:00 PM
CBS



Sunday, Sept. 16
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
1:00 PM
CBS



Sunday, Sept. 23
at Cleveland Browns
1:00 PM
CBS



Sunday, Sept. 30
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
1:00 PM
CBS



Sunday, Oct. 7
at San Francisco 49ers
4:15 PM
CBS



Sunday, Oct. 14
at Arizona Cardinals
4:05 PM
CBS



Sunday, Oct. 21
TENNESSEE TITANS
1:00 PM
CBS



Sunday, Oct. 28
BYE WEEK



Sunday, Nov. 4
at Houston Texans
1:00 PM
CBS



Sunday, Nov. 11
at New England Patriots
1:00 PM
CBS



Thursday, Nov. 15
MIAMI DOLPHINS
8:20 PM
NFL NETWORK



Sunday, Nov. 25
at Indianapolis Colts
1:00 PM*
CBS



Sunday, Dec. 2
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
1:00 PM*
CBS



Sunday, Dec. 9
ST. LOUIS RAMS
1:00 PM*
FOX



Sunday, Dec. 16
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (TORONTO)
4:05 PM*
FOX



Sunday, Dec. 23
at Miami Dolphins
1:00 PM*
CBS



Sunday, Dec. 30
NEW YORK JETS
1:00 PM*
CBS



Below is a list of highlights for the 2012 home schedule:



Kansas City Chiefs: 22-17-1 All-Time Record (11-5-1 At Home)
Buffalo will host Kansas City in its 2012 regular season home debut in Week Two. The two teams will meet for the fifth consecutive year with the Chiefs traveling to Buffalo for the first time since 2005 (W, 14-3). The Bills have defeated the Chiefs in three of their previous four match-ups. Buffalo has outscored Kansas City by an average of 30-15 in each of the last four meetings.



New England: 41-61-1 All-Time Record (22-28-1 At Home)
The Bills ended a nine-year losing streak to the Patriots at Ralph Wilson Stadium last year, coming back from a 21-0 deficit to win 34-31 on a Rian Lindell field goal as time expired. With a win against New England on September 30th, Buffalo will have won home games in back-to-back seasons against the Patriots for the first time since 1998-99.



Tennessee: 14-26 All-Time Record (8-13 At Home)
Tennessee will travel to Ralph Wilson Stadium for the second straight season as Buffalo will look to snap a four-game losing streak against the Titans on October 21st.



Miami: 36-55-1 All-Time Record (21-25 At Home)
Buffalo will host Miami on Thursday Night Football at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 15th. The Bills and Dolphins have split their 12 previous primetime meetings at six games each. Miami last traveled to Buffalo for a primetime contest in 1984.



Jacksonville: 5-5 All-Time Record (2-3 At Home)
Buffalo and Jacksonville will square off for the 11th time in regular season history and the sixth time in the previous seven seasons (2006-10, including five straight years) in Week 13. Both teams have won five of the 10 previous contests.



St. Louis: 6-4 All-Time Record (4-2 At Home)
The Bills and Rams will face off on December 9th for the 11th time in the regular season. Buffalo holds a 6-4 record vs. St. Louis, including a 4-2 mark at home. The Bills have won each of their previous two meetings against the Rams (2004 and 2008).



Seattle: 5-6 All-Time Record (2-1 At Home)
Buffalo will host Seattle in Toronto’s Rogers Centre on December 16th. The Bills and Seahawks will meet for the 12th time in the regular season as Buffalo will look to extend their two-game winning streak against Seattle (2004 and 2008).



NY Jets: 53-49 All-Time Record (28-23 At Home)
The Bills will host the Jets in their 2012 regular season finale on December 30th. Buffalo has defeated New York in 28 of their 51 home meetings. Buffalo last defeated New York at home during the 2007 season (9/30, 17-14).



Below is a list of highlights for the 2012 road schedule:



NY Jets: 53-49 All-Time Record (25-26 On the Road)
The Bills will kick off the 2012 regular season at the New York Jets. The two teams have met on Kickoff Weekend 10 other times, including the first game in Bills history on September 11, 1960.



Cleveland: 6-10 All-Time Record (3-5 On the Road)
Buffalo will make their shortest road trip of the 2012 season on September 23rd when they travel to Cleveland (193 miles). The Browns hold a 10-6 record in the regular season series, including a 5-3 mark at home.



San Francisco: 5-5 All-Time Record (3-3 On the Road)
For the first time since 2004, Buffalo will travel to San Francisco for a Week Five contest. The Bills and 49ers have split their 10-game regular season series at five games each, as well as the previous six contests in San Francisco at three each.



Arizona: 5- All-Time Record (2-3 On the Road)
The Bills and Cardinals will meet for the tenth time in the regular season on October 14th. Buffalo holds a 5-4 record in the regular season tilt against Arizona and will look to improve to 3-3 on the road at the Cardinals.



Houston: 3-2 All-Time Record (2-0 On the Road)
Buffalo will look to improve to 3-0 on the road against Houston in their regular season series in Week Nine. DE Mario Williams will make his first appearance in Houston since signing with Buffalo this offseason. The Bills and Texans will meet for the sixth time in 2012.



New England: 41-61-1 All-Time Record (19-33 On the Road)
Buffalo and New England have met every season since 1960, both at home and on the road. The Bills will look for the first win against the Patriots on the road since the 2000 season (11/5, 16-13).



Indianapolis: 35-30-1 All-Time Record (14-17-1 On the Road)
Buffalo will make its regular season debut at Lucas Oil Stadium in 2012 and travel to Indianapolis for the first time since 2006 (L, 16-17). The Colts hosted the Bills in the first game played at their new facility in the 2008 preseason. Buffalo holds a 35-30-1 all-time regular season record against Indianapolis (14-17-1 on the road).



Miami: 36-55-1 All-Time Record (15-30-1 On the Road)
Buffalo has faced Miami annually since 1966 at home and on the road. The Dolphins hold a 30-15-1 advantage i home games against the Bills.



TICKET INFORMATION FOR 2012 GAMES: Season tickets for 2012 are on sale now online through Buffalobills.com, by phone at 1-877-BB-TICKS (228-4257), or in person by visiting the Bills ticket office at Ralph Wilson Stadium.