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Bills Fans Blame Refs for Dolphins Thursday Night Slaughter

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The issue seems to be over some calls by the referees that went the Dolphins' way, including an intentional grounding call that gave Miami a safety.

Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes started the salt-off after the game.

Hughes was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after he yelled at and then bumped a ref for falling to call holding, but decided that was somehow not his fault.

"I've never see a holding call missed at the point of an attack like that," Hughes said after the game. "I'm at a loss for words."

He then decided to lose 200 grand in fines by continuing to pour salt all the place.

Also, he doesn't seem to know what "loss for words" means because he kept talking.

"I did yell because I did get held on that play," Hughes told ESPN.com. "I made sure I yelled, 'Holding.' Whatever else came after that, I really don't know. I don't know."

And Bills fans, who are not known for their gentlemanly conduct, went all in on the salt parade on Twitter. Some reporters also chimed in.

Salt was had by all:

Ben Volin -- who used to cover the Dolphins for the Palm Beach Post and was a big Jeff Ireland apologist -- was also filled with the salt. He now covers the Patriots. WE'RE COMING FOR YOU BEN!:

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