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The Buffalo Bills are a football team based out of the Buffalo metropolitan area. Established in 1959, the team originally competed in the American Football League (AFL) before joining the NFL in 1970. The Buffalo Bills were one of the most dominant teams in the NFL during the 1980s. With five AFC Eastern titles to their name, the Bills created history by making it to the Super Bowl for four consecutive seasons (1990-93). The Bills however, faced a massive playoff drought of 16 years between 2000 and 2016 seasons. Quarterback Josh Allen led the Bills to their first playoff appearance since 2000 when he got drafted in 2018. The Bills are currently valued at $3.4 billion as per Forbes.
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The Buffalo Bills have a bittersweet experience when it comes to championship wins. They have made history by making it to the Super Bowl for four consecutive seasons but failing to win it during any of the appearances. The Buffalo Bills also endured the longest playoff drought in NFL history before finally making it to the playoffs in the 2017 season. A Super Bowl win still eludes the Bills. To date, the Buffalo Bills have won 4 Conference Championships, and 9 Divisional Championships (post the NFL-AFL merger)..
The iconic symbol of the Buffalo Bills logo is a Bison because it was the original mascot for the team. The name Buffalo Bills was later voted as the team name to pay homage to a famous western showman called Buffalo Bill Cody. Calling an American Bison, a Buffalo, is an American ism. The two names are interchangeable in the United States.
Where is the Buffalo Bills Home Stadium?
The Buffalo Bills home stadium is officially called the HIghmark Stadium. It is located in Orchard Park, New York. The stadium was originally constructed as the Rich Stadium in 1973. The as never had a natural grass surface; AstroTurf was installed in the stadium upon its opening in 1973. The first renovation occurred in 1984 when the stadium's capacity was increased to 80,290 with the addition of 16 executive suites
What is the net worth of Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula?
As per the Bloomberg Billionaire index Terry and Kim Pegula are worth $8.03 billion. Apart from owning the Buffalo Bills, they also own a National Hockey League franchise called the Buffalo Sabres. Terry Pegula made his fortune as the founder of a natural gas producer called East Resources. Terry and Kim Pegula bought the Bills in 2014 after the demise of the previous owner Ralph Wilson.
Are the Buffalo Bills getting a new stadium?
Yes, the Buffalo Bills have planned to construct a new stadium in Orchard Park itself, called the Buffalo Bills Stadium. The estimated cost of the new stadium is $1.35 billion. The 62,000 seater stadium is planned to replace the Highmark Stadium by 2026.
Where can I stream Buffalo Bills games?
You can stream any Buffalo Bills game on the Buffalo Bills app or the NFL Game Pass app. Bills games are also streamed on FOX Sports, or ESPN or CBS.