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Bills question losing wintry home edge in 'hosting' warm-weather Falcons indoors at Toronto

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    FILE- In this Aug. 19, 2010 file photo taken with a fish-eye lens, the Indianapolis Colts play the Buffalo Bills in the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. Considered a home game for the Bills, the team will travel to Toronto for a Dec. 1, 2013 game against the Atlanta Falcons. (AP Photo/ Dean Duprey, File) (The Associated Press)

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    FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2011 file photo, Buffalo Bills' Stevie Johnson (13) tries to get past Washington Redskins' LaRon Landry (30) and DeAngelo Hall (23) during the first half of an NFL football game in Toronto. On Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, the Bills play a home game against the Atlanta Falcons at Rogers Center in Toronto. (AP Photo/Derek Gee, File) (The Associated Press)

Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker.

With temperatures dropping and snow piling up outside the Bills' facility, Johnson wondered who had the bright idea to have Buffalo (4-7) "host" the warm-weather Atlanta Falcons (2-9) inside the climate-controlled confines of Toronto's Rogers Centre on Sunday.

The Falcons, who play their home games in a dome, "must have fixed the schedule," Johnson joked.

That means the wintry conditions at Orchard Park won't be a factor. Buffalo prepares for its annual trip north of the border to resume the "Bills in Toronto" series, which was first established in 2008 and renewed for another five years in January.

Buffalo is coming off its bye week, and is 3-3 at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

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