The Drought is Over: Bills make playoffs for first time since 1999 season

MIAMI GARDENS, FL (WKBW) - At long last, the drought is over.

Following a Buffalo Bills victory over the Miami Dolphins on New Year’s Eve, along with the help that they needed elsewhere, the Bills have claimed their first playoff spot since the 1999 regular season.

The Bills 22-16 win over the Dolphins, combined with a Cincinnati Bengals win over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17, helped Buffalo snap the longest active playoff-less streak in professional sports.

The highlight moment of the second half: Defensive tackle Kyle Williams, the longest-tenured member of the franchise, rushed in the ball from one yard out to give the team a 19-0 lead on the way to victory.

With that drought now over, the Bills will look to end another one next weekend against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Wild Card round — in hopes to capture their first playoff victory since December 30, 1995. 

The Bills will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars this coming weekend.

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