Report: Detroit, Toronto, New Jersey are options to host Jets-Bills game

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Report: Bills-Jets game could be moved back due to snow
Thursday November 20th, 2014

If Sunday's scheduled game in Buffalo between the New York Jets and the Bills is not played there, Detroit, Toronto and New Jersey are other options to host the game, reports NBC's ProFootballTalk.

The Buffalo area has received more than six feet of snow this week and the region is expected to receive an additional 20 to 30 inches of snow today, according to CNN.

• Mario Williams is helping dig Jim Kelly out of the snowstorm

On Wednesday, ProFootballTalk reported that the game, scheduled to start at 1 p.m. ET, could be moved to anywhere from later in the day on Sunday to Tuesday. It is not an option to play the game at the Jets stadium on Sunday because the New York Giants are playing there that night. 

On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it is "impractical" for the Bills and Jets to play on Sunday due to the snow. 

According to's Ian Rapoport, the NFL will work with the Bills and local authorities to make a decision for Sunday. The league deadline is Friday. The Bills said Wednesday that Ralph Wilson Stadium is currently under an estimated 220,000 tons of snow and have offered to pay fans $10 an hour plus game tickets to shovel it. 

Bills' Kiki Alonso used the snow to help him rehab his knee

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that due to the travel ban in the Buffalo area, the Bills will not practice for the second day in a row. Buffalo coaches are planning to sleep at the team facility and are distributing the gameplan digitally because they can't hold team meetings.  

An NFL game has not been postponed because of snow since 2010, when the Philadelphia area was hit with a storm that delayed the game until the following Tuesday.

- Molly Geary

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