By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) — Giddy Buffalo fans are making a surge in donations to Andy Dalton’s foundation, their way of thanking the Bengals quarterback for making the Bills’ long-awaited playoff appearance possible.READ MORE: Boil-Water Alert Could Last 2 Weeks For Some In SE Michigan
Dalton’s foundation reported Tuesday it has received more than $100,000 in donations since the Bengals beat the Ravens 31-27 on Sunday. Dalton threw a 49-yard touchdown pass with 44 seconds left to eliminate the Ravens.READ MORE: 133,000 People Remain Under Boil Water Advisory In Michigan, Could Take Weeks Before Water Is Safe To Drink
The Bills got the final AFC wild-card berth and ended their 17-year postseason drought, the longest among North America’s four major professional sports.
Bills fans are thanking Dalton by donating to his foundation. Dalton joked that he’s “the hottest guy in Buffalo right now,” and he posted a video on his Twitter account Tuesday expressing his gratitude.
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