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Buffalo Bills super fan Ezra Castro, aka "Pancho Billa," is set to begin another round of chemotherapy Tuesday as he continues his bout with cancer. "As usual, I'll continue to work my job, enjoy the family and do what I do best, live life to the fullest!," Castro tweeted as he announced that doctors had found a "few new masses and enlargements." Castros remains an i…

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There are times when it is hard to determine if it is tougher to win in this league or be a fan of this franchise. For a team that circles the wagons and drains as much as the Bills do, we fans have been dragged through the mud equally as much as its players, and perhaps more, as most of us have been here much longer, and take the beatings and losses just as personally …

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Three white, plastic tables sit under a red pop-up tent for a growing crowd of around 85 people in a parking lot outside New Era Field. No one is jumping through these tables. They're used for a more innocent purpose, as brothers Rory and Ray Parker cook and assemble stinger subs — shaved steak, marinated chicken fingers, lettuce, tomato, cheese and Italian dressing plo…

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Again? The term “sell a bill of goods” means, of course, getting a fraudulent deal, whose etymology apparently comes from the 1920s, which also seems like the last time the team was without controversy. Even during the Super Bowl years, many were arguing the Bills were the worst best team ever, like we got a participation trophy for playing in four straight. Last …

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The official outlawing of table-slamming outside New Era Field was big news Sunday, preventing the more raucous Buffalo Bills fans from engaging in their favorite pastime. But, it wouldn't be a Bills home opener without some sort of unexpected fracas – even if it occurred a few miles from the stadium. Edgy national sports-entertainment site Barstool Sports tweeted a …

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Opening day in the National Football League is a glorious national holiday for both serious and casual fans, or at least it should be. It sure feels like it. It’s like Fourth of July meets Christmas. Fireworks are expected and often blown off. Tailgates start earlier, and are expensive and expansive, like the best Independence Day blowouts. Family and friends of all age…

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In describing the new concessions at New Era Field this season, the Delaware North Buffalo Sportservice executive chef cracked a grin. "People like their fried food in Buffalo," Jonathan Wilson quipped. While lacking the showiness of stadium foods Delaware North has debuted for the Sabres, the new items for general Buffalo Bills ticket-holders at New Era Field - begi…

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BALTIMORE – Tim Macauley was wearing his Eric Wood jersey as he walked through the rainy streets of Baltimore on Sunday afternoon, past the packed Cross Street Market in Federal Hill, when someone shouted that Eric Wood was in the bar. “So, we turned around, went in the bar, and one of his buddies goes, ‘Look at this! Someone’s wearing a Wood jersey!’ ” Macauley recount…

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Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming season. Schedule Sept. 9: at Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m., CBS Sept. 16: vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 1 p.m., CBS Sept. 23: at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m., CBS Sept. 30: at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m., CBS Oct. 7: vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m., CBS Oct. 14: at Houston Texans, 1 p.m., CBS Oct. 21: at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.…

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A couple of Bills fans began their life of wedded bliss by stopping at New Era Field on Saturday to pose for pictures with their wedding party. But they got a surprise when rookies Josh Allen and Harrison Phillips drove by and stopped to pose with the group. There is a treasure trove of Bills goodness from the mask on one groomsmen to the "Go Bills" undies being worn…

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Bills super fan "Pancho Billa" knew that he had to be part of the NFL Draft when it came to his hometown of Dallas. He ended up as a bigger part than he expected. "Pancho Billa," whose real name is Ezra Castro, was called up to the stage by Bills legends Andre Reed and Fred Jackson to make the Bills' third-round pick Friday night. "With the 96th pick, the Bills Mafia…

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The NFL Draft is in Texas and “Pancho Billa” will be there. While he wasn't expected to announce a pick, Pancho Billa will lead the Bills’ delegation of 50 fans in the NFL’s new “Inner Circle,” an on-the-field experience. Each team was able to select 50 people, but the Bills turned the selections over to Ezra Castro, the man behind the Pancho Billa regalia. The group…

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Bobby Deese's friends like to joke that you can take Bobby out of Buffalo but can't take the Buffalo out of Bobby. Deese, a Buffalo native who is now retired in Florida, is trying to take his Buffalo spirit worldwide with his Bills flag. He has traveled to more than 10 countries and snapped a photo with his flag. On Friday, he was at sea, rounding the tip of Sicily a…

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Folks in Jacksonville knew they couldn’t prevent hordes of Bills fans from taking over their football stadium for the wild-card playoff game between the Jaguars and Bills on Jan. 7. It was certain that Bills fans, WNY transplants in Florida and travelers from up north, were not going to miss the team’s first playoff game since 1999 and the end of The Drought. One way…

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Vontae Davis is already tapping into the ethos of being a member of the Bills and the love that Bills fans have for their team. Davis posted a pair of custon Bills-theme cleats on Twitter on Wednesday night. One shoe has the Bills logo and the other has the hashtag #BillsMafia. The post was liked nearly 2,500 times and retweeted nearly 300. He also drew multiple comm…