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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
Credit Photo by Mark Scott / WBFO News

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.
Credit reinventinggov.org

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.
Credit WBFO News file photo

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
Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

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

Credit Jerry Urban/WBFO News

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
Credit Courtesy of NFL Now Twitter Page

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
Credit buffalobills.com

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
Credit Courtesy of the Buffalo Bills Official Twitter Page

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?

Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

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
Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

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

Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

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.
Credit File photo

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.
Credit Mike Desmond/WBFO News

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.
Credit buffalobills.com

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

Credit WBFO News File Photo

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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Sports
11:14 am
Fri December 19, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills ready to raid Oakland

WBFO's Jay Moran with Matt Sabuda.
Credit WBFO News photo

At first look, the Buffalo Bills seem to possess an advantage in talent over this Sunday's opponent, the Oakland Raiders. In WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," Matt Sabuda says the Raiders also have some talented players, enough to pose problems this weekend.

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Local
12:46 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Beyond the Playbook: Bills defense dominates

Credit WBFO News File Photo

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'.
Credit WBFO News photo

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.
Credit WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

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.
Credit WBFO File Photo

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
Credit WBFO News File Photo

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
Credit GoFundMe's "Circle the Wagons for Darryl Talley" / WBFO News

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.
Credit Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

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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