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Buffalo Bills Game Against Oakland Raiders to Be Shown at Transit Drive-In
December 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Transit Drive-In will once again screen the Buffalo Bills this weekend when they play at the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** Rick Cohen, who owns the venue on Transit Road in the Town of Lockport, first screened the Bills' game against the New York Jets that was moved to Detroit due to last...

Buffalo Bills Game Against New York Jets Will not Be Played in Orchard Park
November 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Tuesday night saw Western New York get hammered by a winter storm like no other. Snowfall totals estimated upwards of 80 inches blanketed South Buffalo and the surrounding communities. Orchard Park, where Ralph Wilson Stadium is located, was hit particularly hard. ***PHOTO1*** The NFL announced late Thursday afternoon that he game will...

Social Media Playing a Big Role in Plans of Each NFL Team
November 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Fans across the NFL are well aware of the various social media outlets. Whether its Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, fans can connect to the teams they love to cheer on each Sunday afternoon. On the reverse side, NFL teams can expect a backlash from fans when a questionable play or...

A Long Road Ahead for the Buffalo Bills to Make the Playoffs
November 16th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Fans in the Buffalo area are well aware of the Bills fourteen-year playoff drought. The team has failed time and time again at making it to the postseason. This season was looking bright as the Bills started the season 2-0 with wins over the Chicago Bears and the Miami Dolphins....

Buffalo Bills to Host Electronic Recycling Drive on Saturday, Nov. 1
October 29th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
While other teams will be hard at work preparing for a game during Week Nine, the Buffalo Bills will be hosting an electronics recycling drive on Saturday Nov. 1 at Ralph Wilson Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** The event will take place on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the fieldhouse parking lot....

Buffalo Bills Run Defense Gashed Once Again Versus New York Jets
October 26th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
Buffalo Bills fans are very excited after a thrilling 43-23 win over division rival New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** The win put Buffalo at 5-3 and in good position to contend for a playoff spot going forward. An alarming trend has developed over the past two games. The once stout run defense has...

Buffalo Bills to Take Part in Breast Cancer Event Friday in Niagara Falls
October 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Several Buffalo Bills players will take part in a breast cancer research fundraiser Friday in Niagara Falls. ***PHOTO1*** The ninth annual Billieve event will see the Bills join with residents in spanning the Rainbow Bridge into Canada in a "Pinktober Living Ribbon." The gesture is meant to show a united effort between...

NFL to Conduct More than 1,300 HGH Tests as Part of New Anti-Drug Program
October 6th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The National Football League will begin its new Human Growth Hormone testing today, it will aim to curb an ever-growing trend of players looking to gain a competitive edge. ***PHOTO1*** As part of the new anti-drug policy, more than 1,300 HGH tests will be conducted over the course of the season. Per...

Buffalo Bills Have Top-Selling NFL Jersey in New York State
October 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
At least in terms of football jersey sales, New York loves the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** Retailer Dick's Sporting Goods reports that sales of Buffalo Bills jerseys exceed those of any other NFL team across New York state. The Bills are 15th overall to this point in the season, but they're up from...

Kyle Orton to Start at Quarterback for Buffalo Bills on Sunday Against the Detroit Lions
September 29th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
After a 2-0 start followed by a two game losing streak, the Buffalo Bills are making a change at quarterback. Starting quarterback EJ Manuel is being benched in favor of Kyle Orton, who will start on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Manuel, who played poorly on Sunday in a 23-17 loss...

Buffalo Bills Have Second-Best Tailgating Experience, per Report
September 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
A new Fox News report lists the Buffalo Bills' tailgating experience as the second-best in the NFL - but not without taking a shot at the city in the process. ***PHOTO1*** The report cited the wealth of food and enthusiasm seen around Ralph Wilson Stadium during the pregame experiences: "There's not a lot...

Lousy Game for Buffalo Bills on Sunday Against the San Diego Chargers Quells Fan Fever
September 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Entering Sunday, the Bills were riding high after a tough road victory against the Chicago Bears and a dominating win at home against long-time rival Miami Dolphins. ***PHOTO1*** When San Diego came to town Sunday afternoon, the Bills were expecting a tough test. The Chargers easily handled the Bills, defeating them 22-10...

Women, the Most Important Demographic in Pro Football. Will They Forgive the National Football League?
September 13th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The National Football League has an image problem. With the fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident fresh on everyone's mind, the most important segment of fans right now are women. ***PHOTO1*** Women make up an estimated 45 percent of the approximate 150 million fans of the National Football League. The...

With No Jills to Lead the Cheers, Buffalo Bills Hire Stampede Drum Line to Excite Fans
September 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the Buffalo Bills were in their infancy during the 1960s, their cheering section was mainly the fans who screamed from the stands in War Memorial Stadium. Not until a determined young college student approached Buffalo Bills founder and original owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr. did the Buffalo Jills come...

Joe DeLamielleure Assists in Suicide Preveniton, Films Public Service Announcement with Erie County
September 12th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Buffalo Bills great and Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure played 13 years in the National Football League with the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. He is a 6-time Pro Bowler and 3-time First-Team All-Pro. Despite the accolades from playing in the NFL, DeLamielleure suffers from a brain disease,...

Buffalo Bills See Playoff Odds Crawl Upward
September 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Buffalo Bills fans undoubtedly feel better about this season after Sunday's win over the Chicago Bears. ***PHOTO1*** Computers and bettors are also feeling better about the Bills. Updated odds from Sports Club State say the Bills have a 45.4 percent chance of making the playoffs. That's up 7.5 percent from the week before. The...

Nigel Bradham Anxious to Reassert Himself, Help Buffalo Bills Win Against Miami Dolphins
September 11th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
A resounding Week One win on the road is precisely what the Buffalo Bills ordered prior to last Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Third-year linebacker Nigel Bradham watched his teammates beat the Chicago Bears from the sideline, as he was serving a one-game suspension for marijuana possession charge in August 2013. The National Football League...

Buffalo Bills Kicker Dan Carpenter Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
September 10th, 2014 at 8:36 PM
Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter was awarded the honors of being named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance Sunday against the Chicago Bears. ***PHOTO1*** Carpenter nailed all three of his field goals, including one for more than 50 yards and another to seal the game in overtime....

Kiko Alonso Returns to Buffalo, Continues Rehab with Buffalo Bills
September 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
After suffering a torn ACL back on July 1, Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso was feeling down. ***PHOTO1*** "It's definitely a huge disappointment," said Alonso. "Obviously I want to be with the guys, but that's how football is. You've got to deal with it and come back stronger." Alonso, who spoke with BuffaloBills.com,...

Buffalo Bills Release Ten Players, Trim Roster Prior to Final Cutdown on Saturday
August 29th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The Buffalo Bills have released ten players, cutting the roster to 62, one day ahead of the final deadline to finalize roster to 53 players. ***PHOTO1*** Here are the names of the players released today by the Bills. Linebacker: Xavius Boyd Defensive Tackle: Landen Cohen Tight End: Dominique Jones Cornerback: Kamaal McIlwain Cornerback: Sam Miller Punter: Brian Moorman Quarterback:...