The Bills have officially announced that Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium has not sold out and will be blacked out on local television.
Tickets are available for purchase for the December 22 home game at buffalobills.com, ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-877-BB-TICKS (1-877-4257).
Through January 2, a holiday promotion for new season ticket accounts is being offered. Log on to buffalobills.com or call 1-877-BBTICKS for more details.
As part of the Salute to High School Football, the Buffalo Bills will honor the 11 recipients of the Buffalo Bills/New York National Guard High School Coach of the Week Award at midfield prior to kickoff, including the announcement of the 2013 Buffalo Bills/New York National Guard High School Coach of the Year. Each winning coach received $2,000 for his football program from the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation and the New York National Guard, with the Coach of the Year receiving $4,000.
Continuing the recognition of area high school football programs, the Bills will host the 2013 New York State Class D State Champion Randolph Cardinals at Ralph Wilson Stadium, and will also honor the 2013 First Team All-Western New York offensive and defensive team members.
The Bills will also host the Depew High School Varsity Football Team and recognize their efforts as part of the Billieve – WNY Football Challenge sponsored by ADPRO Sports and the ECMC Lifeline Foundation. Depew raised $5,000 for the ECMC Mobile Mammography Coach and will be recognized on the Diamond Vision scoreboard in-game.
To honor those who successfully completed the Bills' 2013 Play 60 Challenge sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and the American Heart Association, 20 students and 11 teachers from participating Play 60 Challenge schools from Buffalo Public, East Aurora and Orchard Park school districts will take the field with participating children from Fuel Up To Play 60 programs sponsored by the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council to form Stampede Row as Bills players take the field. Also joining the festivities in Stampede Row will be the winner of the Buffalo Bills 2013 Play 60 Super Kid Contest.
The recipient of this week's 50/50 raffle split will be the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County.**