By Tim Graham
Twenty years ago today, one of the most transcendent games in NFL history took place in Orchard Park.
The Buffalo Bills rallied from 32 points down in the third quarter to shock the Houston Oilers -- and the world -- in Rich Stadium.
Buffalo's unfathomable overtime playoff victory is known simply as The Comeback. That it happened without Jim Kelly, Thurman Thomas and Cornelius Bennett was even more astounding.
The Buffalo News is commemorating the anniversary today with a collection of stories, columns, photographs and multimedia features.
I encourage you to pick up a copy of this morning's paper to see the production in its entirety and leaf through it by hand. For those who can't wait, here are the links:
• Senior columnist Jerry Sullivan has the centerpiece, a thorough review with 10 players, coaches and executives quoted.
• As he does for our Bills coverage now, Buffalo News reporter Mark Gaughan recaps The Comeback with his Quarterly Report.
• Sully also offers a riveting first-person recollection from the stands, where he watched The Comeback unfold.
• Buffalo News reporter Jay Skurski writes about the fan experience of the game, which didn't sell out and wasn't shown on local television.
• Oilers quarterback Warren Moon spoke to me about the game, saying "The thing that stands out most is that it won't go away."
• News media columnist Greg Connors interviews former Bills radio announcer Van Miller, who said "I've done a lot of stuff, but nothing compared to that game. You know, it changed the lives of a lot of people."
• At the "Sully on Sports" blog, Sullivan has posted audio from some of his interviews. He also has outtakes from quarterback Frank Reich, receivers James Lofton and Andre Reed, special-teams ace Steve Tasker and executive Bill Polian.