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12:46 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Beyond the Playbook: Bills defense dominates

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The Bills victory over the Green Bay Packers was among the best games in quite a while at Ralph Wilson Stadium. WBFO's Jay Moran spoke with Analyst Matt Sabuda about the game and what's to come for Buffalo.

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Beyond the Playbook
8:14 am
Fri December 12, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Getting ready for the powerful Packers

WBFO'S Jay Moran and Matt Sabuda bring you 'Beyond the Playbook'.
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Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers bring their high-powered offense to Ralph Wilson Stadium Sunday for a meeting with the Buffalo Bills. In this morning's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says he likes the Bills chances against a team some are picking top make the Super Bowl. 

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Local
1:33 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Mayor says city already researching possible downtown stadium sites

Current and newly renovated Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.
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The Buffalo Common Council has gone on record in support of a new downtown Bills stadium. Lawmakers approved a resolution calling on the mayor and the Department of Strategic Planning to explore various sites. But as WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, that process is already underway.

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Local
9:23 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Council members would welcome downtown stadium

Council president Darius Pridgen wants a downtown stadium if it's used for more than just a handful of NFL games.
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Buffalo Common Council members say they want to be ready if there is a push to build a new city stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

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Beyond the Playbook
10:31 am
Mon December 8, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills stumble in Denver

Despite complaints about officiating, Matt Sabuda believes the Bills lost Sunday at Denver 24-17 because the Broncos were the better team. In this morning's "Beyond the Playbook," Sabuda says the Buffalo defense excelled but their offense underperformed in the biggest game of the year.

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Beyond the Playbook
9:40 am
Fri December 5, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills face a tough road

If the Buffalo Bills are to make the playoffs this year, they will need to beat some of the league's top teams. On WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Bills face their toughest test of the season Sunday when they travel to Denver to meet Peyton Manning and the Broncos.

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Local
8:38 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Bills officially end Toronto series

Buffalo Bills
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The Buffalo Bills and Rogers Communications have come to an official agreement to terminate the Bills Toronto Series. 

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Beyond the Playbook
10:32 am
Mon December 1, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills beat up the Browns

The fans had plenty to cheer about Sunday as the Buffalo Bills beat the Cleveland Browns 26-10. In Monday morning's "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO,  analyst Matt Sabuda says the win keeps alive the team's hopes for a postseason berth.

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Darryl Talley
6:29 pm
Sat November 29, 2014

Fans raise funds for former Bills defender Darryl Talley

Darryl Talley, former Buffalo Bill
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The heart-wrenching story of former Buffalo Bills linebacker Darryl Talley prompted one life-long fan to start a campaign to help the 14-year NFL veteran.

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Beyond the Playbook
11:44 am
Fri November 28, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills return to Orchard Park

The Bills host the Cleveland Browns this Sunday after Monday's "home" win over the New York Jets in Detroit. On WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Bills played their most complete game of the year in beating the Jets in front of a surprisingly energetic crowd.

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Local
2:37 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Snow removal efforts underway at Ralph Wilson Stadium

High lifts are dumping snow into dump trucks to be hauled away.
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People wielding shovels continue to remove snow from Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. Roughly 150 people are working to rid the home of the Buffalo Bills of snow in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. They’ve been working hand-in-hand with snow removal crews since Sunday night.

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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

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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"

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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