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Bills Daily Charge – June 14

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on June 14, 2011 – 9:35 am

Countdown to Bills new Uniform Unveiling – 10 days

The Bills will hold a Gatorade Junior Training Camp tomorrow, June 15, at Como Park School in Lancaster at 10:30-11:30.  The Gatorade Junior Training Camp is a non-contact interactive football program that is designed to stress the importance of physical fitness, good sportsmanship and teamwork for boys and girls between the ages of eight and 12. Billy Buffalo, members of the Buffalo Jills and Buffalo Bills Alumni assist to run each Gatorade Junior Training Camp.

DAILY LINKS – introduces Top 10 Performance Series – Bills equipment manager Dave Hojnowski shares an ‘Untold Uniform’ story

Louisville Courier-Journal – Once lockout ends, Brian Brohm needs a team

Audio/Video Clips – Bills Focus: Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. Baltimore (Top 10 Performance Series)

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog  – Don’t miss this; Saban, Sestak are finalists

Bleacher Report – 25 Best teams that never, but should have, won a Super Bowl (90s Bills make the list)

Bills quarterbacks coach George Cortez breaking down film of the Baltimore game on “It showed when we do a good job protecting, and we have a good day running- I don’t know what we ended up rushing, but I know at the start of the game we did a fair job where they had to defend the whole field – and we stayed out of third-and-long and it showed what we can do in those situations where we give our playmakers chances to make plays.”

Uniform Fact of the Day
After playing the 1960 and ’61 seasons in their original silver/gray and blue uniforms, the Bills made a switch prior to the 1962 regular season.  In the July 14, 1962 edition of the Buffalo Evening News beat writer Jack Horrigan reported that, “(Coach Lou) Saban decided to ‘brighten up’ the Bills new uniforms by adding scarlet and making more use of the white than the former silver-blue combination.”  The team first wore the new look for the 1962 regular season opener against the Oilers and though Houston won, 28-23, Evening News reporter Larry Felser described the new look as the “the Bills sharp new uniforms.”  The new look also saw the team’s silver helmet replaced by a white one with a red standing buffalo and a single red stripe down the center.


Bills quarterbacks coach George Cortez runs a classroom discussion at the Buffalo Bills Coaching Clinic this past Saturday at One Bills Drive.  The entire Bills coaching staff hosted an instructional clinic for High School Varsity, High School Junior Varsity and Middle School Modified coaches.  In addition to the classroom discussions for all offensive and defensive positions, the clinic included on-field demonstrations and information on special teams strategies and strength and conditioning techniques.  Around 200 local coaches attended the free clinic.

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