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Layoffs anger Buffalo politician, despite Bills naming rights

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said he wasn’t referring to the Bills home stadium as New Era Field any longer, after the company laid off 117 local workers as soon as the federal Paycheck Protection Program ended. The company took between between $5 million and $10 million in a PPP loan, but the layoffs came quickly [more]

Bills add Jason Sinnarajah as VP of Business Administration

The Buffalo BIlls hired Jason Sinnarajah as their new Senior Vice President of Business Administration. The hiring of Sinnarajah was paired with the hire of Mike McFarlane to serve as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration to oversee the Buffalo Sabres, which is also owned by Pegula Sports and Entertainment. “Terry and I would [more]

Stefon Diggs: I’d be lying if I said I was comfortable starting back up

As Major League Baseball attempts to start a shortened season during the pandemic, almost a dozen players have opted not to play. Mike Leake, Ryan Zimmerman, David Price and Felix Hernandez are among those who won’t play this season. It has presented a question about whether some NFL players will do the same come time [more]

Bills owner: Uncertainty is the one constant in reopening

There seems to be a sense of frustration among some coaches and General Managers, regarding what policies they’ll be implementing when the league returns to work for training camps later this month. That doesn’t stop on the field, either. In this week’s Football Morning In America column, Bills co-owner Kim Pegula titled one entire section: [more]

Current NY guidelines preclude fans, and tailgating

If the season started today, the Bills would have to play in front of an empty stadium, with no tailgaters. (Also, a lot of people would be saying “Why is the season starting on July 2?”) According to the Buffalo News, the current guidelines issued by the state of New York detail the procedures pro [more]

Report: NFL to alter schedule to give every team one home preseason game

The NFL is set to announce that the first and fourth week of the preseason schedule has been scrapped, which doesn’t come as a great surprise given recent indications that things were moving in that direction. One of the reasons for the change is to give teams more time to work on their own after [more]

Josh Allen speaks of close friendship with Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold and Josh Allen were both Top 10 picks in the 2018 NFL draft, and although they both landed in the AFC East with Darnold as the starting quarterback of the Jets and Allen as the starting quarterback of the Bills, they consider themselves friends more than rivals. Allen said on SiriusXM NFL Radio [more]

Bills offer season ticket holders chance to opt out

NFL teams have been announcing revised ticket policies in recent days and the Bills joined that group on Tuesday. The team posted a letter from vice president of ticket sales and service Chris Colleary to their website that acknowledges that there may not be any fans at the team’s home games this season. He adds [more]

New York’s travel quarantine list underscores camp complications

The NFL is still planning to have teams report to training camp as scheduled on July 28. But if you’re a Buffalo Bill, for instance, you’d probably be safer giving yourself a head start getting there. As noted by Tim Graham of, 60 of the 88 players on the Bills roster at the moment [more]

Pegulas jettison another top executive

In April, Pegula Sports and Entertainment issued a round of firings and furloughs, but those were limited to their hockey operation. Now, they’ve made another change in the executive ranks. According to Tim Graham of, they’ve fired executive vice president of finance and business administration Chuck LaMattina, whose name used to appear on the [more]

Bills will refund Canadian ticket holders if border crossings aren’t allowed

Among the many highly unusual aspects of this pandemic-affected NFL season will be whether fans from other countries are able to get into the United States, or whether border restrictions make that impossible. The Bills are ready to accommodate those fans. According to the Toronto Sun, the Bills have told Canadian ticket buyers that, should [more]

Josh Allen: John Brown, Cole Beasley will have “more chances to catch the ball” this year

When the Bills traded for wide receiver Stefon Diggs in March, most reactions were that the move would lead to Diggs soaking up targets in the passing game this season. Unless the Bills are planning to start throwing the ball a lot more often, a side effect of that would be a drop in targets [more]

Kim Pegula wore headset for Bills’ regular-season finale

Bills co-owner and president Kim Pegula got closer to the action than owners typically do on game days for the Bills’ regular-season finale. Pegula revealed this week that she wore a headset in Week 17 to get a better feel for the job coaches are doing on Sundays. She said Dan Evans, the Bills’ vice [more]

Josh Allen wants to bring early 1990’s feeling back to Buffalo

After a 17-year drought between playoff appearances was finally ended in 2017, the Buffalo Bills have found themselves in the postseason in two of the last three years. While the Bills are still seeking their first playoff win since 1995, the team is better positioned now to compete legitimately than they have been in a [more]

Micah Hyde, Stephen Hauschka wary of how NFL will be able to handle virus

With training camps in the NFL set to open in just over a month and the United States hitting a new record for new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the feasibility of exactly how the league will be able to execute its 2020 season remains. According to Tim Graham of, safety Micah Hyde and kicker [more]

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