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BDC 4/12: WNY Girls in Sports Clinic Tomorrow

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on April 12, 2013 – 10:07 am

13 days until the 2013 NFL Draft.

–The Buffalo Bills will host Western New York Girls in Sports Clinic on Saturday. Founded in 2004 by Mary Wilson, wife of Ralph Wilson, the WNY Girls in Sports program’s goal is to empower, educate and motivate young girls through sports participation, learning  life skills, sportsmanship, and awareness of Title IX and its history. The WNY Girls in Sports Clinic is hosted in partnership with the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, Buffalo Public  Schools and the Girl Scout Council of WNY.

— The John Murphy Show presented by NOCO will make its Rochester debut Monday, April 15 on Sportsradio 950 AM ESPN. The John Murphy Show launched in Buffalo on July 26, 2012.  The live daily two hour broadcast features nightly guests, player interviews, local call in segments and much more.   The show is broadcast Monday through Friday from 7-9 PM live from the offices at One Bills Drive in Orchard Park, NY.

–Bills RB Fred Jackson will attend Hornell’s Sports Night tomorrow, Saturday, April 13th and will also make an appearance on Saturday at the Erie Explosion game Sunday at 2:00 PM.

–The Bills hosted pre-draft visits with QB Tyler Bray (Tennessee), TE Vance McDonald (Rice), WR Cordarrelle Patterson (Tennessee) and S Phillip Thomas (Fresno State) yesterday at One Bills Drive. A complete list of the team’s official pre-draft visits can be found on


4:00 PM – QB Kevin Kolb – NFL Live (ESPN2)
TBD – DE Mark Anderson – The John Murphy Show

Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon (center) with St. John Fisher College Board Chair Michael Goonan (left) and Dr. Bain (right) of St. John Fisher College. Brandon was presented with the Excellence in Management Award from St. John Fisher College’s School of Business yesterday at the Monroe Golf Club. Brandon, ’89, received the preeminent award bestowed by the School of Business which recognizes an alumna or alumnus who demonstrates: outstanding leadership and managerial accomplishments in business, academia, or a community-based organization; a proven track record of significant accomplishments in the field of management; a record of community involvement; and a commitment to the College.

Photo Courtesy of John Smillie Photography

On the process leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft:
“It has been a process. Buddy Nix, Doug Marrone and our group have been out obviously (at pro days) and all of the scouts have been out at the pro days. We have had our college visits that have come in -thirty kids. We have been out and done some private workouts as well. It has been a good process, as you hear me talk about all of the time. It is another layer of everything that you do from the college season on. We have a couple weeks before the lights go on so we are excited about it.” – Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon prior to last night’s St. John Fisher College’s award dinner at the Monroe Golf Club 


Auburn Citizen-Ranking the Buffalo Bills’ first round draft picks since 2003 Bray, WR Patterson, TE McDonald, S Thomas all visit Thursday Sanders: QB prospect Manuel a playmaker

Audio/Video/Photo Clip
50 Yard Finish: Upper and Lower Body
2013 Draft Preview: QB E.J. Manuel
The John Murphy Show April 11 

WGR 550
QB Bray, WR Patterson visit Bills
4/11 Joe Buscaglia on the Bills draft, quarterbacks, his OWN mock draft, and booing (not really)

Bills President and CEO Honored by St. John Fisher College 

Additional Clips

Inside The Bills
NFL Foundation Launches New Site, Kiper likes LB Simon for Bills, Inside intel on TE McDonald, Bills scouts are in

Press Coverage (Buffalo News)
Tennessee passing tandem Tyler Bray, Cordarrelle Patterson visit
Fourth-round picks historically have a cup of coffee with Bills 

Around the League (
Ten players from 2012 NFL Draft poised for bigger roles 

Pro Football Talk
Team needs: Buffalo Bills
Cordarrelle Patterson, Tyler Bray make pre-draft visits to Bills 

Buffalo Rumblings
2013 NFL Draft: Cordarrelle Patterson, Vance McDonald visit Buffalo Bills
2013 NFL Draft: Kyle Juszczyk to visit Buffalo Bills, per report
2013 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills targets and pre-draft visitors

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