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A one-stop spot for a decade of Bills misery

11/6/2009

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham

If you're a Buffalo Bills fan who likes to wallow in your team's despair or just an NFL fan who can sympathize, have I found the place for you.

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and Buffalo's NBC affiliate, WGRZ, have teamed up to launch "Decade of Disappointment," a sharp and clever site that takes a hard look at the Bills' inability to make the playoffs since 1999.

As noted on the AFC East blog Thursday, AccuScore computes the Bills' chances of making the playoffs this year at 2 percent. Looks like a completely blank stretch since Y2K.

Prominent on the "Decade of Disappointment" home page is Mount Crushmore, with the visages of owner Ralph Wilson, head coach Dick Jauron, former general manager Tom Donahoe and former tackle Mike Williams, the fourth overall draft pick in 2002.

But there are several other rocks to overturn. Drag your mouse across the faces of 17 other culprits to hear an analyst explain another problem.

The site features several videos, including one from NBC Sports analysts Tony Dungy and Marvin Harrison, another from Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas and a roundtable with Democrat & Chronicle reporters Sal Maiorana and Leo Roth and the WGRZ staff.