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Published: Oct. 4, 2019 at 03:53 p.m.
Updated: Oct. 4, 2019 at 04:56 p.m.

Through the years: Bills vs. Titans

On January 8, 2000, the historical play, Music City Miracle, took place during the 1999-2000 NFL Playoffs when the Tennessee Titans shocked the Buffalo Bills. The Bills and the Titans meet again in Week 5 of the 100th NFL season on Sunday. Take a look at some of the best moments throughout the years between the Bills and the Titans!

18 Photos Total

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kevin Dyson (87) takes a kickoff return 75 yards for a touchdown during the AFC Wildcard Playoff, a 22-16 victory over the Buffalo Bills on January 8, 2000, at Adelphia Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee.  The Bills scored a field goal with 16 seconds left in the game, seemingly putting the game out of reach.  On the ensuing kickoff, Titans fullback Lorenzo Neal fielded the ball and handed off to tight end Frank Wycheck, who then passed the ball to Dyson.  After a  review to verify that it was indeed a lateral and not a forward pass (which would have nullified the touchdown), the ruling on the field stood, and the so-called 'Music City Miracle' was born. 18

    Al Messerschmidt/Associated Press

    Kevin Dyson - 2000

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kevin Dyson (87) takes a kickoff return 75 yards for a touchdown during the AFC Wildcard Playoff, a 22-16 victory over the Buffalo Bills on January 8, 2000, at Adelphia Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee. The Bills scored a field goal with 16 seconds left in the game, seemingly putting the game out of reach. On the ensuing kickoff, Titans fullback Lorenzo Neal fielded the ball and handed off to tight end Frank Wycheck, who then passed the ball to Dyson. After a review to verify that it was indeed a lateral and not a forward pass (which would have nullified the touchdown), the ruling on the field stood, and the so-called 'Music City Miracle' was born.

  • Tennessee Titans defensive back Anthony Dorsett (33) celebrates during the NFL football AFC wild-card game against the Buffalo Bills on Jan. 8, 2000 in Nashville. 17

    Al Messerschmidt/Associated Press

    Anthony Dorsett - 2000

    Tennessee Titans defensive back Anthony Dorsett (33) celebrates during the NFL football AFC wild-card game against the Buffalo Bills on Jan. 8, 2000 in Nashville.

  • Buffalo Bills kicker Steve Christie (2) is lifted up by holder Chris Mohr after Christie kicked a field goal with 20 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Bills ahead of the Tennessee Titans 16-15 in their AFC wild-card game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. The Titans returned the kickoff that followed for a 76-yard touchdown to defeat the Bills, 22-16. 16

    Mark Humphrey/Associated Press

    Steve Christie, Chris Mohr - 2000

    Buffalo Bills kicker Steve Christie (2) is lifted up by holder Chris Mohr after Christie kicked a field goal with 20 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Bills ahead of the Tennessee Titans 16-15 in their AFC wild-card game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. The Titans returned the kickoff that followed for a 76-yard touchdown to defeat the Bills, 22-16.

  • Tennessee Titans' Lorenzo Neal (41) can't make the catch in the end zone under pressure from Buffalo Bills' Henry Jones (20) during the fourth quarter in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000. The Bills won 16-13. 15

    Harry Scull Jr./Assicated Press

    Lorenzo Neal, Henry Jones 2000

    Tennessee Titans' Lorenzo Neal (41) can't make the catch in the end zone under pressure from Buffalo Bills' Henry Jones (20) during the fourth quarter in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000. The Bills won 16-13.

  • Buffalo Bills' Antoine Winfield (26) upends Tennessee Titans tight end Michael Roan (80) during the second quarter at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000. 14

    Harry Scull Jr./Associated Press

    Antoine Winfield, Michael Roan - 2000

    Buffalo Bills' Antoine Winfield (26) upends Tennessee Titans tight end Michael Roan (80) during the second quarter at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000.

  • Buffalo Bills tight end Mark Campbell (84) catches a 6-yard touchdown pass against the Tennessee Titans with 29 seconds left in the fourth quarter on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003 in Nashville, Tenn. The 2-point conversion try that followed failed, and the Titans defeated the Bills, 28-26. 13

    John Russell/Associated Press

    Mark Campbell - 2003

    Buffalo Bills tight end Mark Campbell (84) catches a 6-yard touchdown pass against the Tennessee Titans with 29 seconds left in the fourth quarter on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003 in Nashville, Tenn. The 2-point conversion try that followed failed, and the Titans defeated the Bills, 28-26.

  • Tennessee Titans' Peter Sirmon (59) breaks up a pass intended for Buffalo Bills' Brad Cieslak (86) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The pass was intercepted by Titans' Chris Hope, not pictured. The Titans won 30-29. 12

    David Duprey/Associated Press

    Peter Sirmon, Brad Cieslak - 2006

    Tennessee Titans' Peter Sirmon (59) breaks up a pass intended for Buffalo Bills' Brad Cieslak (86) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The pass was intercepted by Titans' Chris Hope, not pictured. The Titans won 30-29.

  • Buffalo Bills wide receiver Lee Evans (83) catches an eight-yard pass for a touchdown as Tennessee Titans cornerback Rod Hood (37) defends in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009. 11

    John Russell/Associated Press

    Lee Evans, Rod Hood - 2009

    Buffalo Bills wide receiver Lee Evans (83) catches an eight-yard pass for a touchdown as Tennessee Titans cornerback Rod Hood (37) defends in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009.

  • Tennessee Titans' Damian Williams can't make the catch in the end zone during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. 10

    David Duprey/Associated Press

    Damian Williams - 2011

    Tennessee Titans' Damian Williams can't make the catch in the end zone during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.

  • Buffalo Bills' Corey McIntyre (38) jumps over Tennessee Titans' Alterraun Verner during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. 9

    Derek Gee/Associated Press

    Corey McIntyre - 2011

    Buffalo Bills' Corey McIntyre (38) jumps over Tennessee Titans' Alterraun Verner during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) catches the winning touchdown over Buffalo Bills defensive back Justin Rogers (26) during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Tennessee won 35-34. 8

    Bill Wippert/Associated Press

    Nate Washington, Justin Rogers - 2012

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) catches the winning touchdown over Buffalo Bills defensive back Justin Rogers (26) during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Tennessee won 35-34.

  • Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) scores a touchdown in front of Buffalo Bills defenders George Wilson (37) and Aaron Williams (23) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y.,  Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) 7

    Bill Wippert/Associated Press

    Chris Johnson, George Wilson, Aaron Williams - 2012

    Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) scores a touchdown in front of Buffalo Bills defenders George Wilson (37) and Aaron Williams (23) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

  • Buffalo Bills cornerback Aaron Williams (23) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. 6

    Gary Wiepert/Associated Press

    Aaron Williams, Nate Washington - 2012

    Buffalo Bills cornerback Aaron Williams (23) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) leaps for a pass against Buffalo Bills cornerback Ronald Darby (28) and defensive back Nickell Robey (37) in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. 5

    James Kenney/Associated Press

    Justin Hunter, Ronald Darby, Nickell Robey - 2015

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) leaps for a pass against Buffalo Bills cornerback Ronald Darby (28) and defensive back Nickell Robey (37) in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) upends Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews (26) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Weston Kenney) 4

    Weston Kenney/Associated Press

    Stephon Gilmore, Antonio Andrews - 2015

    Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) upends Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews (26) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Weston Kenney)

  • Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) in the first half during an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Orchard Park, New York. 3

    Rick Scuteri/Associated Press

    Marcus Mariota - 2018

    Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) in the first half during an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Orchard Park, New York.

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Taywan Taylor (13) is unable to catch a pass from quarterback Marcus Mariota, not pictured, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. 2

    Jeffrey T. Barnes/Associated Press

    Taywan Taylor - 2018

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Taywan Taylor (13) is unable to catch a pass from quarterback Marcus Mariota, not pictured, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

  • Buffalo Bills linebacker Deon Lacey (44) in the first half during an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Orchard Park, New York. 1

    Rick Scuteri/Associated Press

    Deon Lacey - 2018

    Buffalo Bills linebacker Deon Lacey (44) in the first half during an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Orchard Park, New York.