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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.

'Beyond the Playbook': Pats spoil Pegula party

Oct 13, 2014

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.

One Buffalo campaign aims to unite city

Oct 13, 2014
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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.


Pegula emotional at dawn of Bills ownership era

Oct 10, 2014
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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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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.

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.

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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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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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.


Pegulas unanimously approved as Bills owners

Oct 8, 2014
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NFL owners have unanimously approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills to Terry and Kim Pegula.

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


Bills sale may benefit Buffalo in a big way

Oct 7, 2014

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.

Twitter user boasts about lasering Bills players

Oct 7, 2014
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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. 

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:


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

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills prepare for Detroit

Oct 3, 2014

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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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.

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.

EJ Manuel did nothing to appease his critics in Sunday's loss in Houston, but poor offensive line play and numerous dropped balls also contributed to the loss. Matt Sabuda shares his analysis of the game in our weekly installment of Beyond The Playbook.

The Buffalo Bills visit the Houston Texans Sunday, with both teams sporting 2-1 records. As Matt Sabuda points out in WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook," some other remarkable connections exist, including an unusually close relationship between the head coaches.

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The Buffalo Bills and Independent Health have teamed up for an initiative that challenges Western New Yorkers to adopt healthier lifestyles.

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills lose to the Chargers

Sep 22, 2014

The Buffalo Bills 22-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday disappointed many fans, who expressed themselves by leaving in droves early in the 4th quarter. "At the end of the day yesterday, they lost to a very good Chargers team," said Matt Sabuda on WBFO's "Beyond the Playbook."

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills are riding high

Sep 19, 2014

The undefeated Buffalo Bills are a hit beyond this region, so says Matt Sabuda on today's "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO. "Buffalo and the Bills have been one of the rarer, positive stories in the NFL amidst an avalanche of bad press that the league has seen in recent days."

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The NFL's finance committee has unanimously approved the pending sale of the Buffalo Bills to Terry and Kim Pegula.

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills enjoy emotional win

Sep 15, 2014
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An emotional, electric crowd helped to carry the Buffalo Bills to a 29-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. On "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO, Matt Sabuda says the fans, and the moment, combined to create a distinct home field advantage for the Bills.

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The Buffalo Bills open their home schedule this Sunday with a game against the Miami Dolphins and if you don't already have a ticket, you can expect to pay a premium on the secondary market.

Calling it "generational electricity," Matt Sabuda says anticipation for Sunday's Buffalo Bills home opener may be at an all-time high. During "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO's Morning Edition, Sabuda discussed the announcement that the Bills will be sold to Terry and Kim Pegula.

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Now that Terry and Kim Pegula have been chosen to be the owners of the Buffalo Bills, one major issue that remains uncertain is where the team will play in future years. 

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The owners of the Buffalo Sabres have been chosen to be the new owners of the Buffalo Bills. Terry and Kim Pegula have made the winning bid to take ownership of the storied NFL franchise.

The Buffalo Bills and the team's likely incoming owner, Terry Pegula, both issued statements Tuesday afternoon, making their sale agreement official. Donald Trump and Jon Bon Jovi, who both lost out in the bidding process, also issued remarks.

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