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Bills Daily Charge – April 26

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on April 26, 2011 – 9:45 am


Welcome to the first post of Bills Daily Charge!

Bills Daily Charge provides up-to-date information for media and fans covering the franchise including – daily schedules, announcements, media appearances, news links, and assorted news, notes and quotes.

The information for Bills Daily Charge is provided by the team’s media relations staff.  Bills Daily Charge will appear every morning and will be updated as needed throughout the day at the Inside the Bills blog on www.buffalobills.com.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

DAILY REPORT
Buffalo Bills college area scouts Rashaan Curry and Tom Roth will address the media today at approximately 11:45 am in the team’s media room in Orchard Park.  Curry covers the west coast and west Texas.  Roth covers Philadelphia to Atlanta and Columbus, OH.  Coverage of this media availability session will be posted on www.buffalobills.com later this afternoon.

TODAY’S APPEARANCES
— 12 noon – Buddy Nix Skype Chat w/ fans on www.sportsnet.ca
— 4:00-6:00 pm – Chan Gailey via Bills Cam on NFL Network’s Around the League
— 6:20 pm – Buddy Nix on Sportsnet Radio Fan 590 w/ Bob McCown and Stephen Brunt

DAILY LINKS
Buffalobills.com – Chris Brown profiles MAC defensive tackle prospect Muhammad Wilkerson of Temple

Buffalobills.com – Website staff provides this video profile of Auburn DL Nick Fairley

Associated Press – John Wawrow details the front office’s approach to this weekend’s draft

ESPN.com (AFC East blog) – Tim Graham writes the Bills have drafted the most starters in the AFC East since 2002

Birmingham News – Former Buffalo Bill Mark Pike talks about his son’s commitment to Auburn; Zeke plays QB and family resides in Kentucky

Buffalo News – Allen Wilson looks at Florida Atlantic tight end Robert Housler and his Buffalo roots

The Score (Goal-line Stand blog) – Brad Gagnon looks at Buffalo’s potential draft weekend plans

WKBW – Jeff Russo talks Bills draft plans with ESPN’s Todd McShay

NOTES AND NUMBERS
4 in Top 100
– Since 2001, the Bills have made four selections in the top 100 in three drafts – 2001, 2002 and 2009. 

  • 2001 selections were Nate Clements (21st), Aaron Schobel 46th), Travis Henry (58th), Ron Edwards (76th), Jonas Jennings (95th)
  • 2002 selections were Mike Williams (4th), Josh Reed (36th), Ryan Denney (61st) and Coy Wire (97th)
  • 2009 selections were Aaron Maybin (11th), Eric Wood (28th), Jairus Byrd (42nd), Andy Levitre (51st)

THIS DAY IN BILLS HISTORY
April 26, 1983 — BILLS HAVE TWO NO. 1 PICKS IN 1983 DRAFT
Buffalo’s first No. 1 choice in the 1983 NFL Draft was TE Tony Hunter from Notre Dame (12th overall pick). With the Bills’ second first round pick, they selected QB Jim Kelly from the University of Miami. In the second round, Buffalo drafted West Virginia LB Darryl Talley.

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Inside the Bills Draft Room for a Pre-Draft Meeting. (4/22/11)
(Photo is approved for media use only.  Please credit the Buffalo Bills.)


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