Buffalo Bills' 'Home Game' Won't Be in NY

It moves to Detroit; snow is too much as death toll reaches 12
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 21, 2014 6:33 AM CST
Buffalo Bills' 'Home Game' Won't Be in NY
Snow covers a sign at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y.   (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Harry Scull Jr.)

Things were so desperate in Buffalo this week that the hometown Bills made a plea for fans to come and shovel out their stadium. But with yet more snow falling yesterday in suburban Orchard Park, where the team plays, reality has set in: The NFL is moving this week's "home" game against the Jets to Detroit, reports AP. It will kick off on Monday night. The snow, meanwhile, appears to have finally stopped falling, and the region is now bracing for rain and heavy flooding this weekend, reports the Buffalo News. The death toll is at 12, with the latest two victims elderly residents of a nursing home that had to be evacuated because of a roof collapse. (Read more Buffalo stories.)

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