Sunday, September 15, 2013
Kickoff: 1:00 pm
Gates open: 11:30 am
Abbott Road closing: 8:00 am
Healthy Zone Fieldhouse: 9:30 am. Indoor tailgate includes vendors and interactive games.
Scoreboard Lot C: 10:00 am -12:30 pm Mookie Blaylock (Pearl Jam and 90’s rock cover band) will perform two sets: 10:00 – 10:45 am, 11:00 – 11:45 pm. The tailgate will include interactive inflatable games, appearances by the Jills Cheerleaders and souvenirs from partners. Food and beverage will be for sale.
To celebrate the fan’s induction into the Wall of Fame in 1992, the first 50,000 fans through the gates will receive a Wall of Fame inductee window cling.
Player warm ups: 11:55 am
Jills Cheerleaders routine: 12:45 pm
Leader of the Charge: Chris Kelsay
Snapple Ultimate Fan Experience winner: Fred Weichmann
Color guard: Badge of Honor Association
National anthem: Laura Cavacece
Halftime – Wall of Fame Tribute
The Buffalo Bills will honor the 28 distinguished members of the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame in a special tribute ceremony at halftime. The ceremony will bring together a number of Bills legends who have been bestowed with the Wall of Fame honor, including: Bill Polian, Phil Hansen, Booker Edgerson, Andre Reed, Thurman Thomas, Jim Ritcher, Fred Smerlas, Jim Kelly, Edward Abramoski, Robert James, Joe DeLamielleure, Marv Levy, Joe Ferguson and Mike Stratton. The families of Kent Hull, Bob Kalsu and Patrick McGroder will also be attending in their memory. Participating members will be presented with an honorary Wall of Fame blazer adorned with the official Wall of Fame logo to celebrate their many accomplishments and contributions to the Buffalo Bills organization.
Bills 50/50 Raffle
The Buffalo Bills have announced an exciting new addition to the gameday experience at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Buffalo Bills are teaming up with Pointstreak 5050 on an innovative platform to raise charitable funds for the Buffalo community and Western New York region through an electronic 50/50 raffle on gamedays at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Pointstreak 5050 system enables raffle tickets to be sold to fans through mobile sellers utilizing electronic handheld devices, portable printers, and a number of stationary selling terminals around Ralph Wilson Stadium with half the proceeds going to one lucky fan and the balance less expenses will go to a select gameday charitable partner. The American Cancer Society and the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York are this week’s charitable partners. For more information on the Bills 50/50 Raffle please visit www.buffalobills.com/5050
For your convenience on game day, the Buffalo Bills and Republic Services Blue Team will be handing out blue recycling bags and black garbage bags to tailgaters to help keep their space clean. Tailgaters are encouraged to fill the bags and leave them at the end of their tailgate for Bills staff to pick up before the end of the game.
Designated Drivers of Buffalo
The Buffalo Bills, in partnership with Designated Drivers of Buffalo, offer an alternative to driving in order to ensure that guests return home safely. Guests who are uncomfortable driving home have access to this unique service by calling (716) 713-7703. Arrangements can be made prior to a game or on game days. Two representatives from Designated Drivers of Buffalo will meet a guest and their party to drive the guest’s home in their own car. This allows guests to return home using a safe method in their own car. For more information, please visit www.designateddriversofbuffalo.com. Thank you for being responsible.
Visa Deal of the Game
Buy a Nike jersey and get 10% off your next online purchase at The Bills Store.
Fan Experience Enhancements
The Bills and the National Football League are committed to creating a safe, clean, comfortable, and friendly environment for all fans, both in the stadium and in the parking lots. Several new Fan Experience Enhancements have been implemented for the 2013 season in an effort to improve the safety and comfort of our fans, and the efficiency of our event operation. LEARN MORE.
Posted in Inside the Bills