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4:30 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Bills release 2015 schedule

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The Buffalo Bills will open their 2015 season with a pair of home games: Sunday, September 13, against the Indianapolis Colts, and Sunday, September 20, against the New England Patriots. The team is also scheduled to play in London on October 25 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Buffalo Bisons
1:00 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Bills' Ryan speaks praises of Buffalo at Bisons opener

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan (left) and Buffalo mayor Byron Brown (far right) chat with members of the Buffalo Bisons prior to the pregame ceremonies of the baseball team's season opener Thursday afternoon in downtown Buffalo.
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It was the Buffalo Bisons' day to celebrate, as the minor league baseball team opened its 2015 International League season by hosting Rochester Thursday afternoon at Coca-Cola Field. Helping them celebrate was Buffalo's new football coach.


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Local
10:55 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Dareus agrees to plea deal in reckless driving case

Bills DT Marcell Dareus has agreed to a plea deal in Hamburg Town Court.
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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has reached a plea agreement to have misdemeanor charges dropped for crashing his Jaguar into a tree near a busy Hamburg intersection last year.

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Local
1:37 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Buffalo Bills to honor memory of Wilson with statue

Ralph Wilson, long-time Bills owner, died in March of 2014.

The Buffalo Bills will be honoring the late Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. with a statue.  The organization announced it will commission a statute that will be displayed outside of Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.

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Local
7:40 am
Mon March 9, 2015

Bills secure deals with Hughes, McCoy

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The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement with Defensive End Jerry Hughes and worked out a deal with new Running Back LeSean McCoy. 

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Sports
2:09 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Buffalo Bills acquire Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel

Minnesota Vikings to acquire QB Matt Cassel
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The Buffalo Bills announced the team has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings to acquire Quarterback Matt Cassel and an undisclosed draft choice in exchange for undisclosed draft choices.

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Ryan calls QB first priority; defends Incognito
4:18 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Ryan calls QB first priority; defends choice of Incognito

Rex Ryan at the NFL Combine
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At the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Buffalo Bills Head Coach, Rex Ryan spoke about the team’s main concern, and defended the choice to add Richie Incognito to the lineup.

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Focus on Education
9:15 am
Wed February 11, 2015

‘Football bully’ coming to the Bills, expert weighs in

Richie Incognito, suspended from the Miami Dolphins for bullying, now signed to play with the Buffalo Bills.
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Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says newly-signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito is "prepared to move forward" after being suspended in 2013 by the Miami Dolphins for harassing teammate Jonathan Martin. But WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley talked with a University at Buffalo bullying expert who calls the move "disheartening."


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Local
2:08 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Dareus to stand trial for alleged street race, crash

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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will stand trial for reckless endangerment nearly a year after he crashed his car into a tree during an alleged race with a teammate.

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Sports
1:57 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Bills sign Incognito, focus of 2013 bullying scandal

Richie Incognito is the newest member of the Buffalo Bills.
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The Buffalo Bills have officially signed controversial free agent offensive guard Richie Incognito. Incognito was a central figure in a bullying scandal while he was a member of the Miami Dolphins in 2013. 

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Offensive guard has troubled past
10:19 am
Sun February 8, 2015

Bills plan to bring back Incognito

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The Buffalo Bills have announced that they have reached an agreement in principle with veteran offensive guard Richie Incognito.

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He is the 11th former Bill to be inducted
11:28 am
Sun February 1, 2015

Bill Polian headed for Hall of Fame

Former Bills General Manager Bill Polian
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Bill Polian, the architect of the Buffalo Bills Super Bowl teams and the mastermind behind other NFL successes has been elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Food Bank of Western New York
3:34 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Food banks receive 19,000 cans of donated soup

Cans of donated soup stored at the Food Bank of WNY
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Food banks across upstate New York are receiving a timely gift of thousands of cans of soup to feed the hungry.

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Local
2:01 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Stadium should remain in Orchard Park, supervisor argues

Orchard Park Supervisor Patrick Keem
Credit Town of Orchard Park

Tailgaters, taxpayers and many southtowns merchants could be the big losers if a new football stadium is built in downtown Buffalo, according to Orchard Park's top elected official.

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Bills stadium
5:00 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Petition urges no public funding for new Bills stadium

Paul Wolf says public money should not be used to fund a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills.
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An online petition has been started to oppose using public money to build a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

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Local
8:45 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Pros and cons of downtown stadium sites

Outside of Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.
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A state-backed study lists three downtown locations as possible sites for a new football stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

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Three city locales and Orchard Park rise to top
11:13 am
Sun January 18, 2015

Study finds downtown is good place for new Bills stadium

Ralph Wilson Stadium
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Four locations have risen to the top of the list for a new Buffalo Bills stadium, according to a study commissioned by New York State.

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Sports
9:40 am
Thu January 15, 2015

'Beyond The Playbook': Meet Rex Ryan

In our first-ever video version of 'Beyond The Playbook,' WBFO's Mark Scott and Bills analyst Matt Sabuda discuss Rex Ryan's introductory press conference from Orchard Park.

Sports
1:46 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Listen: Rex Ryan introduced as new Bills head coach

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The Buffalo Bills held an introductory press conference Wednesday with Rex Ryan, who was hired on Monday to succeed Doug Marrone as the team's head coach. 

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Sports
8:44 am
Wed January 14, 2015

National sports host says Rex Ryan a good fit for Buffalo

Rex Ryan is greeted with a La Nova pizza in Buffalo
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Western New Yorkers will hear from new head coach Rex Ryan when he is introduced by the Buffalo Bills at noon Wednesday in Orchard Park.

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Local
7:01 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Rex Ryan spotted around town

Jim Kelly and Rex Ryan at the Big Tree Inn
Credit Courtesy of Jill Kelly's Twitter page

The Buffalo Bills new head coach appears to be making the rounds as sightings are reported across the area.

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Sports
5:11 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Roman in, Schwartz out as Bills coordinators

Greg Roman is the Buffalo Bills' new offensive coordinator
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Greg Roman is in as the Buffalo Bills new offensive coordinator, and Jim Schwartz is out as defensive coordinator.

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Sports
11:06 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Bills hire Rex Ryan as new head coach

Rex Ryan first look in Bills apparel
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The Buffalo Bills have formally announced that Rex Ryan has been named the 18th head coach in team history.

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Bills analyst Matt Sabuda offers his opinions
4:11 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Will Rex Ryan lead the Bills to the playoffs?

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The Buffalo Bills have interviewed a dozen candidates for their head coaching position and now appear to have settled on Rex Ryan

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Marrone interviewing to head Jets
2:49 pm
Sat January 3, 2015

Marrone interviewing to head Jets

Former Buffalo Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone
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The New York Jets are interviewing Doug Marrone, today.

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First interview is set for today
10:30 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Search for Bills' coach begins

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The search for the next head coach for the Buffalo Bills is getting underway in earnest.

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Sports
6:56 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Bills coach Doug Marrone opts out of contract

Marrone (r.) and General Manager Doug Whaley spoke with reporters Monday following the end of the season.
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Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone surprisingly opted out of his contract Wednesday after two years with the team.

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Sports
3:50 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Listen: Buffalo Bills end-of-year press conference

Whaley and Marrone fielded questions for about 40 minutes Monday on the Bills' 2014 season.
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Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone and general manager Doug Whaley held an end-of-year press conference from Orchard Park Monday to look back on a season where the team improved, but again failed to make the playoffs. 

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Sports
11:25 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Bills QB Kyle Orton announces his retirement

Kyle Orton is calling it a career.
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After a season guiding the Buffalo Bills to their first winning record since 2004, the team announced Monday morning that quarterback Kyle Orton has informed the front office of his plans to retire from the NFL.

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Beyond The Playbook
8:16 am
Mon December 29, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': A season-ending winner

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The Bills win over the Patriots marked the first time an AFC team has beaten New England at home since the Pittsburgh Steelers toppled the Patriots in Foxboro back in 2008.

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