Ralph Wilson Stadium
The Federal Communications Commission voted this fall to stop enforcing the NFL’s blackout policy, but the action did not end blackouts, which are written into the NFL’s private contracts with broadcast and cable companies.
The decision came due to a severe lake-effect snowstorm hitting Buffalo, which prompted the NFL to relocate the Bills home game.
The decision to postpone or potentially relocate the game rests with the NFL. The league has been in constant contact with the Bills since the storm began, but has not yet made an announcement.
It’s hard to tell whether the field will be cleared, Bills Vice President of Operations Andy Major told reporters during a telephone conference call Wednesday.
“We’re going to reward him someday,” 88-year-old Roy Noble told the Buffalo News. “He’s a helluva nice guy.”
He says he’s serious. Billionaire Donald Trump told a Buffalo radio station on Tuesday that he’s looking into possibly investing in the Bills.
Two men have been taken to a Buffalo hospital after one fell from the third deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium and landed on the other during the Bills’ game against the New York Jets.
The Bills have reached a ten-year extension on their lease at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
“The locker room is so confident, guys are so confident,” DeVito said. “I have no doubt that we can win these three games, and then we’ll see wherever the chips fall.”
A large part of Bettman’s role as commissioner is to successfully market the game, avoid labor unrest and protect the health of the league. He’s failed spectacularly in each of these areas throughout his tenure.
Snow, wind, ice, rain: December in the NFL. Not even indoor games are safe.
Rex Ryan may be brash, but he doesn’t sound too cocky this week heading into a matchup with the winless Buffalo Bills.
No longer feeling welcome in the Buffalo Bills’ main parking lot, a tailgating institution is on the move as the NFL draws a line between what’s considered family friendly and R-rated entertainment.