Bills Life: Preston Brown leads Hometown Huddle

Posted Nov 9, 2017

Find out about Bills linebacker Preston Brown leading a recent event, an upcoming free preview screening of a documentary about Ralph C. Wilson Jr. and more.

1. Preston Brown leads Hometown Huddle

The Bills teamed up with the American Dairy Association Northeast with the Fuel Up to Play 60 program and the United Way once again to host the annual Hometown Huddle event, which featured an NFL Flag Clinic event at Nathaniel Rochester Community School #3.  Aiming to help kids eat healthy and exercise regularly, Bills linebacker Preston Brown, led a group of fourth and fifth graders through a variety of football drills, while discussing important nutritional habits. Additionally, Brown presented the group with a check donated by the American Dairy Association Northeast and Fuel Up to Play 60 to put toward healthy breakfast options for the school. The group enjoyed a chance to play and spend time with Brown.

“It was a fun event,” stated Brown. “Being active is a big thing for kids…to have kids out there having fun is a big emphasis, whether it’s sports or just being outside.”

2.  WNED-TV to hold free preview screening of Ralph C. Wilson Jr. documentary

“RALPH,” a half-hour long, WNED-TV documentary on the life of Bills Founding Owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr., is coming to a screen near you! A preview of the biographical film, which details Wilson’s contributions to the National Football League as well as his philanthropic endeavors, will be screened for free on Monday, Nov. 13, at the WNED/WBFO Studio. Tickets to the event are limited. For more information, please visit here.  

3. Holmes helps his alma mater

Playing in Buffalo, has brought Bills wide receiver Andre Holmes closer to his college roots, Michigan’s Hillsdale College. After attending his alma mater’s season opener at Mercyhurst University earlier this year, he knew he wanted to give back. Holmes surprised Hillsdale players with brand new grey uniforms right before their ESPN televised game. 

4. Honorary Michigan State University captain: Jerel Worthy

Bills defensive tackle Jerel Worthy spent his Saturday off at his alma mater, Michigan State University. Serving as the game’s honorary captain, Worthy reunited with a previous teammate and his strength and conditioning coach. 

5. Eddie Yarbrough gets set for upcoming program: My Cause, My Cleats

The NFL’s Week 13 initiative My Cause, My Cleats, is right around the corner and Bills defensive end Eddie Yarbrough already has a plan in place. Yarbrough teamed up with children from the Special Olympics Colorado, along with athletes from Grandview High School, to design a very creative pair of cleats that will debut later in the season.