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BDC 7/17: Fan Shows Devotion

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on July 17, 2012 – 8:53 am


PHOTO OF THE DAY

Robert Hall of Oakville, Ontario built this Lego replica of Ralph Wilson Stadium which uses about 30,000 Legos. The task took Hall, a ticket holder since the ‘70s, five years to complete.

DAILY REPORT
–The Buffalo Bills announced yesterday a renewed partnership with Buffalo RV. As part of the agreement, Buffalo RV’s dealership will continue to offer discounts and specials to all Bills fans throughout the year. Bills RB Fred Jackson will be the Official Spokesperson for Buffalo RV and their marketing and promotion initiatives during the 2012 season.

–The Bills and NY’s 529 College Savings Program are teaming up to present the Become the Buffalo Bills Junior GM for a Day contest. One lucky boy or girl will win the opportunity to spend the day with Bills General Manager Buddy Nix. In addition, the winner will receive breakfast, lunch, a gift bag and a personalized Buffalo Bills jersey. To enter, participants will visit the contest page on buffalobills.com and submit a 100 word essay stating why they have what it takes to be the Buffalo Bills Jr. GM for a day. Twelve contestants will be invited to interview and read their essays to a panel of Buffalo Bills employees at One Bills Drive, and a grand prize winner will be chosen.

9 days until the first practice of Bills Training Camp at St. John Fisher College and the premiere of The John Murphy Show on WGR550 (7-9pm).

–The Buffalo Bills will donate $1 toward the creation of a playground in Western New York for every new Bills follower added on Facebook and Twitter from now until August 25th. Click here for more information>>>

–The Buffalo Bills and Perry’s Ice Cream have teamed up for a ‘Chillin at Training Camp’ promotion. Fans can win a chance to be VIPs at the team’s training camp courtesy of Perry’s Ice Cream. More information on the contest can be found here.>>>

–Leading up to veterans player report date, Buffalobills.com will analyze 25 of the most pressing questions facing the team as they make their final preparations for the upcoming season:
#8 – Will the offense rank in the top 10?

QUOTE OF THE DAY
Robert Hall – Bills Season Ticket Holder & RWS Lego Replica Builder
On his inspiration for constructing a Lego replica of Ralph Wilson Stadium:
“My main inspiration was my love for the stadium. I made this in dedication to the Bills, the fans and Mr. Wilson.”

ADDITIONAL PHOTO OF THE DAY

Bills CEO Russ Brandon participated in yesterday’s WGR Celebrity Golf Tournament at Westwood Country Club in Williamsville. Brandon is pictured with Lackawanna natives Bruce Schnell, Mike Schnell (TE coach at Gannon) and Bryan Schnell (Offensive lineman at St. John Fisher).

DAILY LINKS
BuffaloBills.com – Selling the Buffalo Bills every day

BuffaloBills.com – Bills and Buffalo RV renew partnership

BuffaloBills.com – Fan Shows Ultimate Devotion One Lego At A Time

Audio/Video/Photo Clips
BuffaloBills.com
Bills Focus: Chan Gailey 1-on-1 Interview

WGR 550
Bills CEO Russ Brandon with Sal Capaccio at the WGR Celebrity Golf Tournament

WKBW
Poloncarz Fights for Buffalo Bills

WHEC
Buffalo Bills release training camp schedule

YNN
Bills Camp Practice Schedule Set

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
Kelly scholarship contest, Lee & Fitz: Mutual respect

Press Coverage (Buffalo News)
10-year snapshot of how Forbes values Buffalo Bills
Forbes: Bills are world’s 42nd-most-valuable team
Bills roundup: Owen, Gronk, lease, blackout, etc.

Buffalo Rumblings
Football Outsiders Projects 9.7 Wins For Buffalo Bills
Forbes Values Buffalo Bills At $792 Million
Who Was The Buffalo Bills’ Most Improved Player In 2011?
Poll: Which Buffalo Bills Receiver Goes If Five Wideouts Are Kept?

Pro Football Weekly
AFC East training-camp reports


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