Buffalo Bills: Did You Know?

Oct. 14, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Detailed view of a Buffalo Bills helmet and footballs on the sidelines against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

As one of the lowest and slowest points of the year for football.  Each day that goes by moves us 1 more day closer to football.  We are just about 5 weeks out from training camp as well, and that is when the competitions start but until then, we will continue to look at some fun facts about the Buffalo Bills.

Did You Know?

- Before Stephon Gilmore being drafted at number 10 in the first round in 2012, and being the highest drafted CB by the Buffalo Bills, Leodis McKelvin was the highest draft CB at number 11 in 2008.

– Ralph Wilson, longtime owner of the Buffalo Bills, first tried to get his AFL franchise located in Miami; when the city of Miami turned him down he placed it in Buffalo, New York.

- The Buffalo Bills were the only original AFL team to play all of their home games in the same stadium during their entire time in the AFL, from 1960 through 1969 all Bills home games were in War Memorial Stadium.

- In 1961, with the Oakland Raiders in danger of folding due to financial difficulties, Bills owner Ralph Wilson loaned the Raiders $400,000 to help them continue operations.

 

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