–Happy 100 Birthday American Cancer Society! Buffalo Bills players sing a warm Happy 100 Birthday to the American Cancer Society, the official sponsor of birthdays!
–The Buffalo Bills will host a tour of the city of Buffalo and Niagara Falls for 21 members of the 2013 rookie class tomorrow from 1:00 pm-7:00 pm. This will mark the sixth annual Bills rookie tour. The tour is designed to give the 2013 Buffalo Bills newest members a brief overview of what the city of Buffalo and the Niagara Falls region has to offer. Buffalo area leaders JoAnne Hudecki and Danielle Shainbrown (both of the McGuire Development Company) will guide the tour.
–Bills WR Stevie Johnson had the opportunity to participate as a judge during yesterday’s Tim Hortons Donut Duel. Click here for a Q&A with Johnson on BuffaloBills.com about the event.
–Buffalo WR T.J. Graham will host the second annual ‘T.J. Graham Skills Challenge’ on Saturday, May 25th in Williamsville, NY. Graham’s skills challenge will showcase high school football players from the area. Participants will compete in a variety of drills throughout the day.
–The Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship Committee is proud to announce their 18th Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner will be held tomorrow, May 23rd. The annual event will take place at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant located at 3785 South Park Avenue in Blasdell, New York with dinner at 7:00 PM and award presentations at 8:00 PM. Expected to attend are Pro Wrestler Dick “The Destroyer” Beyer, members of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Bills Alumni, as well as many other local celebrities. For more information, please call Dennis DiPaolo at 825-3675.
–The Bills will hold their sixth of 10 Organized Team Activities tomorrow at One Bills Drive.
–Fifty Yard Finish: On Saturday, June 29, participants can take part in a half marathon, 5k or kids 1-mile run that will begin at Ralph Wilson Stadium, continue through the village and town of Orchard Park and finish at the 50 yard line on the field. Follow along with buffalobills.com journalist Hannah Buehler as she trains with Bills Strength and Conditioning Coach Dan Liburd for the race. Details can be found here: Fifty Yard Finish Details
QUOTE OF THE DAY
MARIO WILLIAMS, Bills Defensive End on mentoring the rookies:
“We always say, our mentality this year is you’ve got to be out there showing us that you’re a Bill. The biggest thing is we’re bringing you along. You’re young and you’re running around and you’re hungry, but you’ve got to show that you’re ready to come out and play with us. So that’s how we push our young guys and how we stay on them and keep them motivated and keep them moving.” - via BuffaloBills.com 5/22
PHOTO & VIDEO OF THE DAY
Buffalo Bills players – left to right – RB Fred Jackson, LB Arthur Moats, CB T.J. Heath (center), DT MArcell Dareus, DB Bryan Scott and S Aaron Williams sing a warm Happy 100 Birthday to the American Cancer Society, the official sponsor of birthdays in this BuffaloBills.com video.
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