Inside The Bills

BDC 3/20 – Record Numbers

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on March 20, 2012 – 8:35 am


DAILY REPORT
–The Buffalo Bills announced yesterday that the 1,400 new season ticket sales marks the most in a two-day timeframe since 2002 when the team sold 1,285 new season tickets in one week. Click here for the full story on Buffalobills.com>>>

–BuffaloBills.com and the team’s social media outlets also saw record numbers:

  • More than 6,000 people have signed up to inquire about the new Mario Williams Nike jersey
  • More than 3,700 Facebook users have entered a contest to win a signed Williams football
  • BuffaloBills.com registered nearly 3 million page views on Thursday and Friday
  • BuffaloBills.com streamed Thursday’s press conference live to 12,000 visitors
  • The Bills Mobile App had its most traffic ever and has over 89,000 downloads to date since being launched in September of 2011
  • The Bills now have 453,400 social media follows on Facebook and Twitter and added over 3,200 Facebook fans and nearly 4,000 Twitter followers since the start of free agency on March 13th
  • Over 27,000 fans participated in a live chat during Thursday’s press conference on BuffaloBills.com – five times more than any previous chat on the team’s website

–Bills G Mike Jasper will be assisting in a Tops NuVal presentation to the students at Eggert Road Elementary School in Orchard Park, N.Y. today from 9:30-10:30am. The NuVal program is a nutritional program geared towards children to teach them easy ways to live a healthy lifestyle and make healthy eating decisions when shopping.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
CEO Russ Brandon
On the recent increase in ticket sales:
“It’s been an exciting week for our organization and Bills fans everywhere. The recent increase in new season ticket sales and ticket renewals along with the traffic numbers on our social media platforms continues to highlight the passion of our fan base.”

PHOTO OF THE DAY
                   
WR Derek Hagan re-signed with the team yesterday. Hagan caught 13 passes for 138 yards and a touchdown in four games with the Bills in 2011 after joining the team on November 22nd.

DAILY LINKS
BuffaloBills.com - Bills re-sign WR Hagan

BuffaloBills.com - Wannstedt: pass rush success will be collective

BuffaloBills.com - Bills enjoying the Mario ‘bump’

Buffalo News – Mario’s signing leaves Bills with draft options

Buffalo News - Williams responded to region’s heart and soul

Associated Press - WR Hagan re-signs with the Bills

GoErie.com - Things are looking up for newsroom Bills fans

NFL.com - Bills’ Super Mario promises fireballs, chaos vs. Pats

Audio/Video/Photo Clips

WGR550 3/19 Russ Brandon on The Howard Simon Show

WGRZ Russ Brandon on Ticket Sales, Stadium Upgrades

YNN Bills Resign WR Derek Hagan

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
Mario’s sacks by QB, Bills WR count

AFC East Blog (ESPN.com)
Mario Williams Twitter jabs Tom Brady

Bills Beat Blog (WGR)
Bills re-sign WR Hagan

Billboard Blog (Buffalo News)
Bills re-sign WR Derek Hagan

Buffalo Rumblings
Poll: Should The Buffalo Bills Trade For QB Tim Tebow?
Buffalo Bills Re-Sign WR Derek Hagan
Five No. 1 Overall Picks Have Played For Buffalo Bills

Pro Football Talk
Bud Adams’ focus on Peyton may have cost Titans Mario Williams


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