Created: December 14, 2019 07:22 PM
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WHEC) —The Bills have made it to Pittsburgh! The team arrived in The Steel City on Saturday afternoon and will play its first Sunday Night Football game in 12 years on Sunday.
Although the primetime slot is fairly new territory for the Bills, the national stage is not. It's their second time playing on national television in just three weeks.
The Bills have a chance to make a major statement with a win over the Steelers. A victory in Pittsburgh will lock in the Bills' playoff spot and bring them to 10-4 on the season for the first time since 1999.
The guys say it feels good to be playing such a meaningful game in week 15.
"We work our tails off year-round to be able to play games in December that matter. Basketball, baseball - those guys get to play more than they practice," said Bills tight end Lee Smith. "We only get 16 of these opportunities guaranteed, and the fact that we've won more of them than we've lost this year is a testament to the men in this locker room and the leadership in this organization. It's absolutely an awesome feeling and good deal that we kind of control playing games in January."
"It's an honor to be flexed, but, at the same time, it's another opportunity to go out there and win," said safety Micah Hyde. "It's gonna be fun. It's kinda one of those things you dream about. I grew up in high school watching the Ben Roethlisberger, Hines Ward, Pittsburgh... It's gonna be one of those mentalities, one of those dogfight mentalities, going into this game."
The Bills will play the Steelers on News10NBC on Sunday at 8:20 p.m.
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