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Gameday: Breast Cancer awareness, Polian

Posted by on October 18, 2012 – 10:50 am

Here’s a rundown of gameday activities for Sunday’s home game against the Tennessee Titans:

Gates Open: 11:30 am

Player Warmups: 11:55 am

Color Guard: Canisius College ROTC

Kickoff: 1:00 pm

Anthem Singer: Laura Cavacece

Giveaway: Volunteers from Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will hand out 15,000 Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbons.

Visa Deal of the Game: 
Spend $75 and get the Buffalo Bills Royal Reusable Bag for free

Extra Points Credit Card free gift: Show your Bills Extra Points credit card at the Guest Services Booth in section 123 to get your free gift, while supplies last.  Don’t have a Bills Credit Card? Click here.

Leader of the Charge: Former Buffalo Bills linebacker, Darryl Talley

Snapple Ultimate Fan Experience Winner: David Herdzik


Healthy Zone Field house: Opens at 9:30 am. Features family friendly tailgating activities including interactive games, youth football, and special guests and vendors.

NFL Flag Football Healthy Zone Fieldhouse Exhibition: Fifty representatives from NFL Flag Hamilton will attend Sunday’s game courtesy of the Bills and will play two flag football games.

Kiss 98.5 Scoreboard Tailgate Party (Lot C): 10:00 am -12:15 pm.  Mick Hayes and his Band will perform two 30-minute sets: 10:00-10:30am, 11:00-11:30am. Tailgate will include interactive vendor booths, appearances by the Buffalo Jills and souvenirs from partners.  Food and beverage will be for sale.

Mike Hayes Band: Performing, recording and writing for over 15 years, Mick Hayes is the living example of what Contemporary Blues and R&B sounds like today.  Mick Hayes and his Band have been busy this year recording a new soon-to-be released live album entitled Café Artistry.  With a release date in November 2012, the new album will kick-off with a Release Party on Friday November, 2 at the Hotel Lafayette in Buffalo, NY.   In addition to recording the CD, the band has been busy setting up 2013 tour dates and performing at various festivals across the nation.     Hayes has opened for diverse touring acts including Peter Frampton, The Doobie Brothers, Cheap Trick, and more.

Breast Cancer Awareness: All fans are encouraged to wear pink this Sunday as the Buffalo Bills support the Billieve breast cancer awareness campaign, sponsored by ECMC.

  • 50 breast cancer survivors will be recognized on the Field and will form Stampede Row prior to Bills player introductions.
  • Fans will have the opportunity to purchase official Billieve merchandise at The Bills Store or, with a portion of the proceeds going to the WNY Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
  • Pink gear worn in Sunday’s game will be available to bid on at auction, with all proceeds from sales going to the American Cancer Society.
  • Pink elements will be spread out throughout the game, including pink breast cancer ribbons painted on the field, pink goal post wraps, pink signage on the stadium ringwall, pink gloves, pink cleats, and footballs branded with the breast cancer ribbon that will be used in-game.
  • A ceremonial pink football will be presented to the game official by two survivors at mid-field.

Bill Polian Wall of Fame Induction: In a ceremony at halftime, Steve Tasker will introduce Bill Polian as the 28th member of the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame.  Polian is the sixth non-player named to the Bills Wall of Fame.  He has been recognized for his key role as General Manager supporting in the success of the team during his years in Buffalo, traveling to four AFC title games in 1988, 1990, 1991, and 1992.

Reminder for all guests: Remember to arrive at the gates one hour prior to kickoff for easy entry.  Be sure to empty pockets in preparation for the metal detection screening process at gate entry.

Make Mom Proud: Follow the Bills Fan Code of Conduct available here.

Designated Driver: Guests can stop by any Guest Service Booth and pledge to be a designated driver for the game.  Guests who are 21, pledge not to drink and make sure everyone in their group gets home safely from the game.  When they sign up, they will receive a wristband showing that they have pledged and a coupon good for one non-alcoholic beverage.  They are also entered into a raffle to win the Designated Driver of the Game prize and are also entered into the end-of-the-year sweepstakes with a chance to win Probowl or Superbowl tickets. Sign up here:

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