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Beyond the Playbook
9:51 am
Fri November 14, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Dolphins squish Bills' playoff hopes

In losing to the Miami Dolphins 22-9 Thursday night, the Buffalo Bills have now dropped two consecutive games. As Matt Sabuda points out in today's "Beyond the Playbook," the game also exposed the Bills as a team that still needs significant improvement.

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Local
7:33 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Jim Kelly on Buffalo: "I don't know if I'd been able to make it anywhere else"

Former Buffalo Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly
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The Bills 22-9 loss to Miami Thursday night may have been painful for fans, but there were at least a few uplifting moments during the broadcast when the NFL aired a story about how Buffalo has inspired former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly.


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Sports
7:36 am
Mon November 10, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': A rough game for Bills fans

Buffalo Bills
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The Buffalo Bills 17-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs leaves the Bills in a very difficult position when it comes to the playoffs. 


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Sports
9:28 am
Fri November 7, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills begin the second half of the season

With a 5-3 record, the Buffalo Bills return from their bye week in playoff contention. On Sunday, they meet the Kansas City Chiefs, who are also 5-3. Matt Sabuda previews the game in this week's "Beyond the Playbook."

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Local
6:16 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Pegulas talk new stadium, ending Toronto games and more

Buffalo Bills Owner Terry Pegula
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Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula are prepared to end the team's series of annual home games in Toronto, are again committing to constructing a new stadium and add they're not planning on making any changes yet to the organization.

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Focus on Education
6:29 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Athletic trainers to assess injuries in Southern Tier high school football

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The Buffalo Bills announced that athletic trainer grants are now provided to 12-southern tier high schools.  The NFL Foundation matched a $25,000 grant from the Ralph Wilson Foundation.   This allows the Western New York Amateur Football Alliance to provide athletic trainers. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says game day medical coverage is provided on the football field.

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Sports
8:42 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Matt Sabuda tackles stadium issue in "Beyond the Playbook"

Buffalo Bills
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Football Analyst Matt Sabuda took advantage of the Bills' bye week to discuss the issue of a new stadium and why the Bills need to change their "culture" to be successful.

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Local
8:15 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Jim Kelly being treated for MRSA infection

Former Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly
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Former Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly is facing yet another challenge.  The Hall of Famer has told the Miami Herald Newspaper he is now battling a form of the staph infection called MRSA in his bones.

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Sports
8:35 am
Fri October 31, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook' examines the second half of the Bills season

"Beyond the Playbook"
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The Buffalo Bills are 5-3 halfway through the season as they hit their bye week. WBFO's Jay Moran and commentator Matt Sabuda look ahead at what the team needs to do as they head into the second half of the season in this week's "Beyond the Playbook."

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Beyond the Playbook
7:40 am
Mon October 27, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills beat the Jets

Courtesy of six turnovers from the New York Jets, the Buffalo Bills earned a 43-23 victory on Sunday. In this morning's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Bills allowed the Jets to stay in the game, but in the end they produced a big win on the road.

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Beyond the Playbook
7:28 am
Fri October 24, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Old rivals meet again Sunday

With the Buffalo Bills visiting the New York Jets this Sunday, Matt Sabuda considers the rivalry that dates back to the original days of the American Football League.

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Beyond the Playbook
8:00 am
Mon October 20, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills edge the Vikings

Outside of Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park
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The Buffalo Bills 17-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings showed both sides of the team, says Matt Sabuda in Monday morning's "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO.

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Beyond the Playbook
7:28 am
Fri October 17, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills and Vikings share common frustrations

With the Buffalo Bills hosting the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday, Matt Sabuda notes some common traits between the two franchises. As he points out on Friday's "Beyond the Playbook," fans of both franchises would like to forget what they have in common.

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Beyond the Playbook
11:41 am
Mon October 13, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Pats spoil Pegula party

The Patriots may have beaten the Buffalo Bills badly on Sunday, 37-22, but the season is far from lost. That's the view offered during "Beyond the Playbook" by Matt Sabuda, who believes a favorable schedule could allow the Bills to stay close to the top of the AFC East.

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Local
7:18 am
Mon October 13, 2014

One Buffalo campaign aims to unite city

"One Buffalo" Campaign
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While Bills fans may be disappointed in this weekend's loss to the New England Patriots, New Owners Terry and Kim Pegula are providing some hope for Buffalo Sports fans with the launch of a new effort to bring Western New Yorkers together.


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Local
5:47 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Pegula emotional at dawn of Bills ownership era

Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula takes questions from reporters.
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New Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula became emotional in his formal introduction as co-owner of the Buffalo Bills Friday afternoon.


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Beyond the Playbook
12:07 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Pegulas add to the legacy of Buffalo pro football

Outside Ralph Wilson Stadium.
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Buffalo Bills fans are celebrating as the whirlwind sale of the team to Terry and Kim Pegula reaches it conclusion. The sale price of $1.4 billion is the highest in the history of the NFL.

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Local
8:56 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Detroit Lions solve Bills laser caper, fan banned from games

@MikeGarafolo Fox Sports Twitter Feed

Social media lit up this morning about the laser pointing incident and the fan responsible for it all following a tweet from a Fox Sports reporter at the NFL owners meetings in New York yesterday.

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Local
7:02 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Buffalo's Johnny Rzeznik to sing national anthem at Sunday's Bills game

Official Twitter Feed of the Buffalo Bills

Buffalo's own Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls will be singing the national anthem at Ralph Wilson Stadium this Sunday as the Bills take on the New England Patriots.

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Sports
6:17 am
Thu October 9, 2014

What's next for the Bills now that the Pegulas are in charge

Outside the newly renovated Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.
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A new stadium will likely be the next big topic of conversation surrounding the Buffalo Bills now that the sale of the team to Terry and Kim Pegula has been approved by NFL Owners.  One authority on sports management says the Pegulas may have given Buffalo fans just what they needed - stability and viability.


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Local
5:00 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Buffalo Bills fans are breathing a sigh of relief

Dan Prenoveau is co-owner of Danny’s Restaurant on Abbott Road in Orchard Park.
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Buffalo Bills fans are breathing a sigh of relief now that the Pegual's are the new owners.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley headed to Orchard Park near Ralph Wilson Stadium to gather reaction.


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Bills sale
12:13 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Pegulas unanimously approved as Bills owners

Terry Pegula
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NFL owners have unanimously approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills to Terry and Kim Pegula.

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Developing
5:12 am
Wed October 8, 2014

What to expect today as NFL owners vote on Bills' sale

A big day for Buffalo Bills' fans, as they await word from the NFL owners meeting today on the sale of the Buffalo Bills. 


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Local
12:00 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Bills sale may benefit Buffalo in a big way

Ralph Wilson

Money from the $1.4 billion sale of the Buffalo Bills will go to the Ralph C. Wilson Junior Foundation. The Buffalo News reports that the late Bills owner directed the foundation to focus spending on his hometown of Detroit and his football hometown of Buffalo.  Local funders are saying that amount of money could fast-track progress in the area.


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Sports
7:00 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Twitter user boasts about lasering Bills players

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The Buffalo Bills win in Detroit Sunday was followed by word that someone in the dome may have used a laser pointer to distract Buffalo players.  Now there's this - someone actually bragged about it on twitter. 

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Sports
7:33 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Beyond the Playbook: Bills win final game under Wilson ownership

A big week for the Buffalo Bills, coming off a win over the lions yesterday and heading into the NFL ownership vote Wednesday.  WBFO's Jay Moran goes "Beyond the Playbook" with Matt Sabuda:


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Bills beat Lions 17-14
6:08 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Bills tame the Lions 17 to 14

With a final score of 17-14, the Buffalo Bills tamed the Detroit Lions Sunday afternoon.

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Sports
7:38 am
Fri October 3, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills prepare for Detroit

Sunday's Bills-Lions game in Detroit carries a special connection, said Matt Sabuda on WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook." Before he founded the Buffalo Bills, Ralph Wilson was a minority owner of the Lions.

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Sports
12:24 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

FCC lifts NFL blackout rule, Higgins pushes league to follow suit

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai and Congressman Brian Higgins during a recent stop in Buffalo
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The NFL blackout rule has been lifted, but don't get too excited yet. The Federal Communications Commission voted today to lift the more than 40-year-old ban on broadcasting games locally that do not sell out, but the league still has to change its' policy.

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Sports
4:28 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Bills bench EJ Manuel; Orton to start Sunday

The Buffalo Bills have announced that quarterback Kyle Orton will get the start in Detroit next Sunday, in place of EJ Manuel, who will assume the backup role.

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