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BDC 6/10: Play 60 Event Recap

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on June 10, 2013 – 10:17 am

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 —Play 60 Ultimate Field Day Recap: The Buffalo Bills held the second annual Play 60 Ultimate Field Day at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Saturday with the participation of 29 players. Young fans were able fulfill their dream of playing football with their favorite Bills players. The Play 60 Ultimate Field Day included multiple interactive football-themed activity stations – manned by Bills players and staff – which encourage children to reach the recommended goal of at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Drills included a running back station, a punt catching/punt return station, a wide receiver station, and several others. In addition to the activity stations, the day’s festivities included a tour of the gameday locker room, player autographs, a National Football League Hall of Fame exhibit, souvenir photo opportunities, an airbrush tattoo station and I.D. cards for children courtesy of the Erie County Sheriff’s Department. Several corporations throughout Western New York came together to help make Saturday’s event possible, including BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, Delaware North Companies, New Era Cap Company, Gatorade, PODS, Kiss 98.5, Perry’s Ice Cream, Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers, End Zone Collectibles, Jim Kelly Football Camp and New York State’s 529 College Savings Program.

Play 60 Photo Gallery | Video: 29 Bills players highlight Bills PLAY 60 | Near and far, fans gather for PLAY 60 event

QUOTE OF THE DAY
MARY OWEN, Bills Executive Vice President/Strategic Planning on the Bills’ involvement in Play 60:
“The Play 60 Ultimate Field Day has quickly become one of our most important and enjoyable events of the year, and we are proud to be able to offer it once again at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  The Bills and the NFL feel strongly about the need for children to get 60 minutes of exercise each day, and we hope the Ultimate Field Day will help them in achieving this goal.”

DAILY REPORT

Mandatory Minicamp Begins Tomorrow: The Buffalo Bills will hold their 2013 mandatory minicamp from Tuesday, June 11 – Thursday, June 13 at One Bills Drive.

2013 Training Camp: 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

School Fundraising Opportunity: 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 sarabeth.fisher@bills.nfl.net. 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

TODAY’S INTERVIEW
8:30 AM – LB Arthur Moats – Janet & Nick in the Morning (Kiss 98.5 – Buffalo) Listen Here 

DAILY LINKS

Buffalo News-Kelly’s cancer surgery called a success

Associated Press-Speedy recovery expected after Kelly has surgery

ESPN AFC East-Marquise Goodwin has a special inspiration

Fort Worth star Telegram-Kolb Helps/Jackson Back Healthy

BuffaloBills.com-Mario Williams excited, confident with undefined role

BuffaloBills.com-DE Jamie Blatnick campaigning for roster spot

Audio/Video/Photo Clip

BuffaloBills.com
Twenty-nine Bills players highlight Bills PLAY 60
The John Murphy Show June 7
Brandon Kaufman talks Joining Team for Practice
Kevin Elliott talks OTA’s
Joe Ferguson talks Cancer, Jim Kelly

WGR 550
WR Robert Woods on Sports Talk Saturday (6/8)
Jim Kelly’s Surgery Goes Well

 WKBW
Jim Kelly Successfully Undergoes Cancer Removal Surgery

 WHEC
Doctors say Jim Kelly’s surgery went well

 YNN
Jim Kelly undergoes successful surgery to remove cancer

 Additional Clips

Inside The Bills
Bills on the radio, ESPN metrics analyst bullish on EJ as starter, Bills employees run in Corporate Challenge, Jim Kelly resting comfortably post surgery, Fan Friday 6-7

Press Coverage (Buffalo News)
MemoraBillia exclusive: Bills QB EJ Manuel’s Topps rookie card
People’s Poll: What current Bills would’ve started for Super Bills?
Jim Kelly’s surgery successful; ‘recovering comfortably’
Andre Reed to work with Andy Reid in coaching fellowship

Pro Football Talk
Jim Kelly’s cancer surgery called successful

ESPN AFC East Blog
Good news on Jim Kelly’s recovery

Around the League (NFL.com)
Jim Kelly, Buffalo Bills great, recovering after surgery

The Sports Network
Jim Kelly recovering after cancer surgery

 The Sports Xchange
Former Bills QB Kelly has cancerous bone removed

FoxSports.com
Speedy recovery expected for Kelly

 Buffalo Rumblings
How much bigger should C.J. Spiller’s workload be?
Buffalo Bills eBay listings: worst jerseys
Jim Kelly undergoes successful surgery to treat cancer
Buffalo Bills mailbag: does Jairus Byrd want out of Buffalo?

Sports Media 101
Andre Reed Added to Kansas City Chiefs’ Coaching Staff

Opposing Views
Buffalo Bills Boast Promsing Group of Wide Receivers


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