ORCHARD PARK, NY – The Buffalo Bills and Verizon Wireless announced Monday that quarterback Trent Edwards, and safety Donte Whitner will introduce the Bills Playbook promotion at the Verizon Wireless retail location on 935 Holt Road in Webster, NY at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2008.
Bills Playbook is a new online game that gives fans the opportunity to guess what plays the Buffalo Bills will run each week during the season. Registrants can visit the website at http://bills.vibesinzone.com/inzone/ to pick the plays for the upcoming Buffalo Bills football game. Upon making correct selections, fans will be given game piece(s) to scratch off. If they match three like prizes, they win that prize.
In addition, each time fans log onto the site (limit one per day) they are automatically entered to win the grand prize. The grand prize is a meet and greet with Bills Quarterback Trent Edwards at the Saturday practice on December 27, 2008 and two tickets to the Bills vs. Patriots game on December 28th. Instant Win prizes include autographed Trent Edwards jerseys, autographed mini helmets, autographed footballs, NFL apparel, ringtones, wallpapers and more. Other Collect and Win prizes include four tickets to the Bills vs. Miami game in Toronto on Sunday, December 7, 2008, one airline voucher, ten Motorola phones and an individual game suite to the Bills vs. New England game on December 28, 2008.
The Bills also announced that Verizon Wireless will host a text chat on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 with Aaron Schobel and another text chat on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 with Brian Moorman. Bills fans will have the opportunity to receive exclusive, inside Bills information straight from the source. Fans may sign up for Mobile InZone and receive exclusive Bills content only from Verizon Wireless.
"We are thrilled to partner with Verizon Wireless on these unique opportunities offered to Bills fans," stated Pete Guelli, Bills senior vice president of business ventures. "The fan interaction with Bills players through the Bills Playbook Promo, text chats and the Verizon Wireless store appearance are going to be exciting for everyone involved."
Now you're able to download Bills wallpapers, ringtones and receive up to the minute text alerts about Bills news sent right to your wireless phone with Verizon Wireless' Mobile iNzone! Text "64621" with the message "Bills" to activate now! The Mobile iNzone also offers great chances to win Bills game tickets, autographed merchandise and more!