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BDC 9/21: Wilson’s $1M donation, Roosevelt promoted and more

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on September 21, 2011 – 9:02 am


— Through the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation, the Ralph and Mary Wilson have given $1 million to honor the Bills team physicians in the UB Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, where they teach and train five orthopaedic residents and two sports medicine fellows per year.  Read the story from the University at Buffalo >>>

— The Buffalo Bills announced that the team has promoted WR Naaman Roosevelt to the 53-man roster from the practice squad.  Buffalo also announced that the team has placed WR Roscoe Parrish on Injured Reserve.  The Bills also announced the signing of OG Keith Williams to the practice squad.  The Bills also announced that the team has reached an injury settlement with LB Robert Eddins and released him from Injured Reserve.  

— The NFL announced that Fred Jackson has been nominated for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week award.  Fans can vote at from 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday through 3 p.m. EST on Friday to determine the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week. The winners will be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on  

— The NFL has announced that Ryan Fitzpatrick’s game-winning touchdown pass to David Nelson has been nominated for the ‘GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week’.  Fans can vote on beginning immediately following Monday Night Football and ending on Friday at noon ET to determine the GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK.  The winner will be announced Friday during NFL Network’s “Around the League” show and then posted on

— Were you at the home opener? Check out the Super Focus FanCam from the Bills home opener on Sunday, Sept. 18.

— Today’s Practice
Wednesday, September 20
Practice: 2:00 PM / Open to Media at Approximately 2:00 PM (Stretch & Individual only)


— Fred Jackson – Shredd and Ragan Player of the Week; 103.3 The Edge after practice @ 4:10 PM
— Tonight at 8:00 pm NFL Network will air NFL Replay: Buffalo Bills vs. Oakland Raiders.  QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was wired for sound by NFL Films and the footage will be featured in this broadcast.

DAILY LINKS – Parrish’s season ends early again

Buffalo News – Bills activate Roosevelt, put Parrish on IR

Rochester D&C – The Buffalo Bills are no fluke

Rochester D&C – Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy impressed by Buffalo Bills

Associated Press – Bills place WR Parrish on injured reserve – Fitzpatrick bringing magical touch to surprising 2-0 Bills

University at Buffalo – Wilsons Give $1 Million to UB Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Department

UB Spectrum – UB scores charity touchdown

Olean Times – It’s time Bills fans give due to Fitzpatrick

Lowell Sun – Undefeated Bills are being taken seriously

Arizona Republic – Buffalo Bills’ Ryan Fitzpatrick a real heads-up player

Wellsville Daily – Time for Bills to show what they’re made of

Boston Globe – Matchup is worthy of better billing this time

Los Angeles Times – Buffalo Bills are in a much better place this season

Audio/Video/Photo Clips – Wilson Foundation Donates to UB

Fan 590 – Buddy Nix talks to Bob McCown about the team’s 2-0 start and this week’s game against New England

Source: Bills Made Fitzpatrick Offer Last Week
Source: Bills and WR Johnson $2 Million Apart

WIVB – Parrish Out; Roosevelt Up

 WIVB (video)- Wilson donation to UB

WKBW – SPORTSBLAST 7.0 – Bills Parrish to IR, David Nelson talks offense

Additional Clips
Inside the Bills Blog
LB Eddins released from I-R, Lots of Bills in on off day, Vote for Fitz’s GW-TD pass, Vote for Fred!, Merriman still being paced

Fox Sports – Bills have franchise QB in Fitzpatrick

TIME – Bet on Brady and Buffalo

Billboard Blog (Buffalo News) – Roosevelt to 53-man roster, Parrish to IR

Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills Are Scoring At A Record Pace
NFL Power Rankings, Week 3: Buffalo Bills Continue To Climb

Pro Football Talk
Bills receiver Roscoe Parrish will miss the season
Report: Big gap between Bills, Steve Johnson
C.J. Spiller to get more time at wideout

Pro Football Weekly
Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday
Bills WR Parrish done for season
Early look at Week Three
MVP Meter: Circle the wagons

AFC East Blog (
Thoughts on Roscoe Parrish’s injury
AFC East Power Rankings analysis
AFC East Stock Watch
Sanchez-Henne-Fitz Watch: Week 2

Bills Medical Director Dr. John Marzo on the donation from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation to the UB Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine :
“This generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Wilson means the difference between a good program and an exceptional one for our sports medicine residents and fellows here at UB.  I speak for the other team physicians and the entire orthopaedics and sports medicine department when I say that this donation is invaluable to our efforts.”


Mr. and Mrs. Wilson made a $1 million donation through
the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation to the UB Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.  Pictured from left to right, Bills OT Demetrius Bell, Satish Tripathi, Mary Wilson, John Marzo MD, Michael Cain MD

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