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BDC 4/4: Draft Pick Contest Announced

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on April 4, 2013 – 10:05 am

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DAILY REPORT

–The Buffalo Bills announced yesterday that they have partnered with Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop to launch the Tim Hortons & Buffalo Bills 4th Round Draft Pick contest, where one lucky winner will receive the opportunity to announce the Bills 4th round draft pick live at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Saturday, April 27, 2013. To enter, fans will Tweet a picture to @TimHortonsUS showing why they’re the biggest Bills and Tim Hortons fans, tagging the tweet with #BillsDraft.

–The Bills hosted pre-draft visits with LB Jamie Collins – Southern Mississippi; QB Mike Glennon – North Carolina St; DS Jonathan Meeks – Clemson; and WR Russell Shepard– LSU yesterday at One Bills Drive.

–The Bills and M&T Bank announced they are partnering for the seventh annual M&T Bank Draft Day Challenge —a contest where fans predict the Bills first selection of the NFL Draft. Fans who correctly guess the Bills first NFL Draft pick will be entered to win a prize package. Five winners, selected at random will receive: an exclusive “meet and greet” with the top draft pick, a private tour of the Buffalo Bills facilities and an autographed NFL Draft helmet. Fans can visit www.buffalobills.com/draftdaychallenge or www.facebook.com/mybillscard through April 25th at 5 p.m. EDT to make their prediction.

TODAY’S INTERVIEW
5:00 PM – RB C.J. Spiller – ProFootballTalk w/ Mike Florio & Erik Kuselias (NBC Sports

THIS DAY IN BILLS HISTORY
April 4, 1972 — GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONIES HELD FOR NEW STADIUM
Ground breaking ceremonies were held in Orchard Park, NY for the Bills’ new 80,000-seat stadium. Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. and Erie County Legislature Chairman Richard J. Keane both turned the first shovel full of dirt.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
WR Stevie Johnson
On his first impressions of Coach Marrone:
“The energy, I like the energy. He could have been the same blah, blah, blah—but it was up-tempo. It felt good to me. I am pretty sure the vibes were throughout the room as well. We are going to be up-tempo and have attitude. Like I said about Coach Marrone, it was refreshing just to see that.”

PHOTO OF THE DAY
Hairston
Bills OT Chris Hairston was in-studio for The John Murphy Show yesterday. Click here to listen to what he had to say about the upcoming season.

DAILY LINKS
Buffalo News-Bills safety Searcy looks to take next step

Hornell Evening Tribune-Fred Jackson will visit Hornell on Sports Night

BuffaloBills.com-The New Age: Bills shift to iPad playbooks

BuffaloBills.com-NFL to mandate cameras in home locker rooms

BuffaloBills.com-Tarvaris Jackson focused on second chance

Audio/Video/Photo Clip 

BuffaloBills.com
2013 Draft Preview: DE Ziggy Ansah
Bills Focus: New Culture at One Bills Drive
Da’Norris Searcy Press Conference
Stephon Gilmore Press Conference
Eric Wood Press Conference
Stevie Johnson Press Conference
The John Murphy Show April 3
Michigan’s John Beilein Shares His Bills Memories
Chris Hairston Feels He Has a Chance to Start

WGR 550
Bills host QB Glennon, three others Wednesday

Additional Clips
Inside The Bills
Wood: “Bills not re-building”, Fast paced offense coming for the Bills?, Gilmore not worried about leadership in secondary, A second chance for Tarvaris Jackson, Wood ready for Final Four trip, Reports of more rookie QB visits for Bills

Press Coverage (Buffalo News)
Mel Kiper on the QB draft class
Thoughts on Bills’ hope, enthusiasm and a new defense
Wood bleeds Louisville red

Pro Football Talk
11 teams still have more than $10 million in cap space
Geno Smith’s draft stock could be more vulnerable to draftnik criticism

Kryk Slants
Matt Scott sets Bills, Browns visits + adds private workout with Seahawks QBs coach

Buffalo Rumblings
2013 NFL Draft: Landry Jones, Ryan Swope to visit Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills still have $16.3 million in 2013 salary cap space
2013 NFL Draft: Jamie Collins, three others visit Buffalo Bills
2013 NFL Draft: Mike Glennon visiting Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills’ Kevin Kolb signing still unconfirmed
2013 NFL free agents: Spencer Larsen visits Buffalo Bills


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