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Bills allege laser shined at players

DETROIT -- Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone says the team filed a complaint to NFL security officials alleging someone shined a laser pointer from the stands at his players during their game against the Lions on Sunday.

Marrone says quarterback Kyle Orton and holder Colton Schmidt informed him during the game they both had lasers shined at them. The team then followed league protocol by informing NFL security staff. Marrone said the issue was eventually resolved before the game ended.

Buffalo beat the Lions 17-14 on Dan Carpenter's 58-yard field goal with 4 seconds left.

NFL spokesman Michael Signora said shortly after the game that the league did not have any specific information on what happened because it had not yet received a report for its security representative in Detroit.

The Lions said in a statement that they were aware of the reports and contact with NFL security regarding the issue.

"Lasers are a prohibited item at Ford Field," the team said. "While Ford Field security was unable to identify anyone using a laser at today's game, any future occurrence will be dealt with accordingly."