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BDC 10/30: Bills Announce Postgame Traffic Changes

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on October 30, 2013 – 9:46 am

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DAILY REPORT
— The Buffalo Bills announced yesterday an important change to the egress process for traffic leaving Ralph Wilson Stadium following home games. Beginning with the Bills game vs. the Kansas City Chiefs this coming Sunday, November 3, 2013, a portion of Big Tree Road (Route 20A) will be closed to westbound traffic during postgame only. At the start of the fourth quarter, approximately 3:30 p.m., Big Tree Road (Route 20A) will be closed to westbound traffic and will remain closed for approximately two hours or until traffic clears.  For a game estimated to end at approximately 4:00 p.m., it is anticipated that the road will remain closed to westbound traffic from 3:30 p.m. until about 5:30 p.m. or until traffic clears.

— The Bills today announced that Michael Lyons has joined the organization as Director of Analytics. Lyons’ responsibilities will include analyzing and developing strategic performance initiatives for all functions of the Buffalo Bills organization including – football operations, business development, and marketing.

— The Bills announced yesterday that the team has signed WR Cordell Roberson to the team’s Practice Squad. Roberson entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Cleveland, was released prior to the regular season and spent a portion of the year on the Practice Squad of Carolina before joining the Bills. The 6’4, 205 pound product finished his career at Stephen F. Austin University (2009-12) as the school’s all-time leader in receptions (221), receiving yards (3,191) and touchdown catches (39). Buffalo also announced that the team has released DT Jay Ross.

PHOTO OF THE DAY
 Jerry
Bills LB Jerry Hughes paid a visit to the students of Lawrence Heights Middle School yesterday as part of the NFL’s Play 60 movement — a national health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day. Additionally, in support of Rogers Youth Fund, Hughes discussed the role education plays in ensuring a successful future. 

QUOTES OF THE DAY
RUSS BRANDON, Buffalo Bills President and CEO on WGR 550
Q: What part of football analytics will (Director of Analytics, Michael Lyons) be involved in?
A: He’ll be involved in a little bit of everything. Within the football department, he’ll be involved, as I’ve mentioned before, in our salary cap management elements. Everything that has a probability factor or has an opportunity to be reviewed, that’s how we’re approaching it. You know I’ve talked about this many times, it is going to be a layer of information that helps people make informed decisions. It will never override game management or football or scouting procedures, but it will provide more information. I’m all about providing as much information to our decision makers as possible to make informed and good positive decisions. 

DAILY LINKS
Buffalo News- Bills need to move the chains

Buffalo News- Bills give their fans reason to be upbeat

Rochester D&C- Doug Marrone provides genuine optimism

AP- Bills cut DT Ross; sign Roberson to practice squad

BuffaloBills.com- Bills sign WR Roberson, release DT Ross

BuffaloBills.com- What to watch for: Chiefs at Bills

BuffaloBills.com- 2013 Bills Midseason Report

BuffaloBills.com- Change to parking exit process will improve postgame traffic

Video/Audio/Photo
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WGRZ
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Additional Clips
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Buffalo News (Press Coverage Blog)
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ESPN.com Bills Blog
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Buffalo Rumblings
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