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December 3, 1961


• The Bills beat the Raiders, 26-21, at Candlestick Park

• The Raiders kept it close throughout and had a chance to take the lead late, but a promising drive was snuffed by sacks of quarterback Tom Flores by Buffalo defensive end LaVerne Torczon on consecutive plays

• Flores left the game briefly during the second quarter after he lost one of his contact lenses

Injury Updates

• Halfback Wayne Crow sat out the game with a knee injury

George Fleming started in his place

• Receivers Charley Fuller (leg muscle) and Charlie Hardy (knee) both missed the game

• Defensive tackle Volney Peters re-aggravated his pulled calf muscle and left the game in the first half

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