–The Buffalo Bills will open its 2013 Training Camp at St. John Fisher College on Sunday, July 28th with a 6:10 pm practice. The complete 2013 Training Camp schedule and fan-related information can be found at: BuffaloBills.com
–The Bills yesterday announced the team signed OL Doug Legursky. Legursky has appeared in 51 games with 17 starts over the last four seasons (2009-12) with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 6-1, 315-pound Marshall product entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Steelers in 2008 and spent his rookie year on the team’s Practice Squad. The Bills also announced that LB Greg Lloyd has been waived.
–Buffalo Bills LB Bryan Scott will make an appearance at the Baum School of Art (Allentown, PA) today from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Scott will talk with students from the school’s SMART (Students Marking Art) program.
—SOLD OUT: Play 60 Ultimate Field Day on Saturday: On Saturday, June 8th the Buffalo Bills will host the second annual Play 60 Ultimate Field Day at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Designed for children ages 4-12, the event provides an opportunity for 60 minutes of physical activity. The sold-out event features football-themed stations on the field, appearances by Bills players, alumni Jills cheerleaders and Billy Buffalo, prize giveaways, tours of the team’s gameday locker room, photo opportunities and more.
–The Buffalo Bills are offering a special fundraising opportunity for local schools. Schools in Buffalo, Rochester and Southern Ontario will have the opportunity to sell tickets for the Bills vs. Minnesota Vikings Kids Day Game on August 16 at Ralph Wilson Stadium for just $20.00. For every $20.00 ticket sold, $5.00 will go back to the school. Schools interested in participating in the fundraising effort can contact Sara Beth Fisher at 716-312-8917 or e-mail email@example.com. The Kids Day Game will feature youth-themed tailgating, an exclusive gameday giveaway, interactive games, face painting, Buffalo Jills Cheerleaders, Billy Buffalo, as well as post-game fireworks.
—Fifty Yard Finish: On Saturday, June 29, participants can take part in a half marathon, 5k or kids 1-mile run that will begin at Ralph Wilson Stadium, continue through the village and town of Orchard Park and finish at the 50 yard line on the field. Follow along with buffalobills.com journalist Hannah Buehler as she trains with Bills Strength and Conditioning Coach Dan Liburd for the race. Details can be found here: Fifty Yard Finish Details
QUOTE OF THE DAY
DOUG LEGURSKY, Buffalo Bills OL on signing with the team:
“There’s just a vibe they have here. They have an electricity here. They’re an amped up coaching staff. I really think they’re going to do well and I’m just glad to be a part of it and part of an organization that trusts me. They brought me in and hopefully they’ll lead us to a championship.” via BuffaloBills.com (6/5)
PHOTOS OF THE DAY
WR T.J. Graham took part in a Gatorade “Train with a Pro” event yesterday at Webster Schroeder High School (Webster, NY). Gatorade gave high school football teams across the country a chance to learn how the pros train and fuel to get the win from the players themselves. From July to September high school teams competed to win one of 33 training experiences with an NFL player to help them take their game to the next level. Graham assisted Webster Schroeder coach Kali Watkins in leading the football team through a practice.
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