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NY Governor calls it 'impractical' for Bills to play Jets on Sunday because of snowstorm

  • Governor Andrew M. Cuomo answers a question from the media during a storm briefing at the Thruway Authority in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5½ feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo answers a question from the media during a storm briefing at the Thruway Authority in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5½ feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)  (The Associated Press)

  • Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, left, speaks with the media as Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarcz, center, and Lt. Gov.Kathy Hochul, right, listen during a storm briefing at the Thruway Authority in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5½ feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, left, speaks with the media as Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarcz, center, and Lt. Gov.Kathy Hochul, right, listen during a storm briefing at the Thruway Authority in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5½ feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)  (The Associated Press)

  • Snow covers Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5 1/2 feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday.  (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)  TV OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; BATAVIA DAILY NEWS OUT; DUNKIRK OBSERVER OUT; JAMESTOWN POST-JOURNAL OUT; LOCKPORT UNION-SUN JOURNAL OUT; NIAGARA GAZETTE OUT; OLEAN TIMES-HERALD OUT; SALAMANCA PRESS OUT; TONAWANDA NEWS OUT

    Snow covers Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as 5 1/2 feet of snow Wednesday, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet by late Thursday. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee) TV OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; BATAVIA DAILY NEWS OUT; DUNKIRK OBSERVER OUT; JAMESTOWN POST-JOURNAL OUT; LOCKPORT UNION-SUN JOURNAL OUT; NIAGARA GAZETTE OUT; OLEAN TIMES-HERALD OUT; SALAMANCA PRESS OUT; TONAWANDA NEWS OUT  (The Associated Press)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says it would be "impractical" at this time for the Buffalo Bills to host the New York Jets on Sunday because of a lake-effect snowstorm that continues to hit the region.

Cuomo spoke Thursday morning after spending the past day touring communities south of Buffalo, including the Bills home in Orchard Park. The storm has dumped more than 5 feet of snow since Monday night, with another 1 to 2 feet projected to fall by Friday.

On Wednesday, Bills Vice President of Operations Andy Major wasn't sure whether there was enough time to clear the stadium and grounds of the estimated 220,000 tons of snow by Sunday.

The NFL has not yet determined whether the game will be postponed or potentially relocated.

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