The Buffalo Bills are in Illinois on Saturday to play the Chicago Bears in their Week 16 game. The Bills left home on Thursday right after the practice session to ensure they would be able to get to the Windy City before the winter storm starts, but getting home could be hard.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul described the weather in Buffalo as “life-threatening,” and the airport is closed due to “hazardous weather conditions.” The blizzard is being referred to as one of the worst in Buffalo’s history, with visibility being as low as one-eighth of a mile and snow drifts reaching nearly six feet tall.

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The Buffalo Airport would be closed through at least 11 am on Monday, the governor said. If the Bills want to reach home in time for Christmas on Sunday, they will have to fly into Rochester, which is not dealing with as much lake effect snow, and drive home through the travel ban in western Genesse County and Erie County. More than 37,000 people are facing power outages in Western New York.

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The second option is simply staying in Chicago until the storm settles a bit on Sunday morning. In most cases, a team leaves a city right after the game, even at night. Considering the Bills and Bears kicked off at 1 pm, the plan was likely to get home on Saturday evening.

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The Bills had similar trouble in Week 11 of the season when they were almost snowed into Buffalo. They were scheduled to play the Cleveland Browns at home but had to move the game to Ford Field in Detroit to play.

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The Bills bagged the AFC East Sunday in a 35-13 win over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The team is evaluating the travel options to get back home, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.