Terry and Kim Pegula
Head Coach: Rex Ryan
Team Icon: Jim Kelly
Fight Songs: Go Bills, Shout
NFL Championships: nada
Stadium: Ralph Wilson Stadium
Orchard Park, NY
War Memorial Stadium (1960–1972)
Hard to believe, but the Bills name originated via one of our favorite fan contests, just like seemingly every other pro
football franchise. I guess you want to get people excited about the team, so why not let them inundate you with their half baked ideas.
The name Bills was suggested in 1947 as an effort to rename a then All-America Football Conference team, originally tagged as the Bisons.
The new nickname "Bills" was a reference to frontiersman Buffalo Bill Cody, and was chosen instead of other clever names suggested including
Blue Devils, Nickels, and Bullets. Unfortunately, this version of the Bills was sacked when the AAFC combined with the NFL in 1950, and the Buffalo squad
was not included in the merger. Ultimately, Buffalo was awarded a franchise in 1960 and the owner, Ralph Wilson, stuck with "Bills" in homage to the old
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