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Look: Joke About 2 NFL Running Backs Playing In Buffalo Snow Goes Viral

Bills player in snow

Bills player in snow

A potentially historic weather event is brewing in Buffalo just days before the Bills are scheduled to take on the Cleveland Browns. 

According to recent reports from meteorologists in the Buffalo area, anywhere from 3-to-6 feet of snow is forecasted to fall by game time Sunday. 

Six feet of snow is an astronomical number, and, as one twitter user jokes, it could make life difficult for both starting running backs in Buffalo and Cleveland on Sunday.

Check out the post that's now gone viral here

Like kids not tall enough to ride a roller coaster, Nick Chubb (5'11") and Devin Singletary (5'7") might not be able to see over the vast amount of snow projected to drop in Buffalo Sunday. 

While six feet is no ordinary winter storm, heavy snow has actually favored a few NFL running backs in the past.  

In 2013 during blizzard-like conditions, former Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ran wild against the Detroit Lions through the snow drifts. McCoy set a single-game franchise rushing record that day, tallying 217 yards on the ground to go along with two touchdowns. 

Just a few years later, McCoy and another legendary NFL back posted incredible rushing numbers despite similarly-awful weather conditions. 

During a 2017 game in which 16 inches of snow fell in Buffalo, McCoy rushed for 156 yards and a score while Frank Gore tallied 130 yards on the ground. 

While Nick Chubb and Devin Singletary are very different backs, the sloppy field conditions could lead to a more ground-and-pound game style for both teams. 

Barring a possible relocation of this Week 11 game between Buffalo and Cleveland, the Bills and Browns will kick off Sunday in Buffalo at 1:00pm EST.