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Buffalo Bills news, 4/1: Jim Kelly's chemotherapy delayed a week

Jim Kelly's story was shared on national television yesterday, the same day he chemotherapy was delayed a week due to a fever.


Football star Jim Kelly receives outpouring of support in cancer fight - CBS News

Here is the video from CBS This Morning.

Kelly's chemotherapy treatment postponed a week till Monday - The Buffalo News

"Five days after Kelly learned surgery wasn't a current option to treat the cancer spreading inside his head, Monday's scheduled start for chemotherapy was postponed a week. Doctors decided to delay Kelly's treatments because the legendary Buffalo Bills quarterback had a fever and needed an antibiotic."

CBS correspondent, WNY native interviews Kelly family | WIVB-TV News 4 Buffalo, NY
Glor told News 4, "It was one of the more challenging series of interviews I’ve ever done."

Inside The Bills | Jim Kelly shares heartfelt message
"Jim said, ‘Thirty-four, you just don’t know how bad my head is feeling right now,’" said Thomas. "My response to him was, ‘If I could take your head for a little bit, I would switch it with mine.’"

Stadium Committee

Marketing VP named to stadium panel that meets today - City & Region - The Buffalo News
"Ginsberg’s appointment to the 'New Stadium Working Group' – which includes other appointees of the governor, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Bills management – came a day before the panel is supposed to hold its first meeting today at an undisclosed location."

Relocation debate mounts in Buffalo - ESPN
"The NFL is not fond of relocation. League policy "favors stable team community relations" and states that "no club has an entitlement to relocate simply because it perceives an opportunity for enhanced club revenues in another location." Ultimately, there needs to be the right set of circumstances and a new owner must clear several hurdles before moving a team, including a three-quarters vote of NFL owners. "

Free Agency

Evaluating possible deal for Buffalo Bills, DeSean Jackson - ESPN
"Jackson has options. The Bills have options, too. Let's examine the possibility of the move from each perspective:"

Would Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons pair up for trade? - ESPN
"Yates considers a trade that would send linebacker Manny Lawson to the Atlanta Falcons for offensive tackle Sam Baker. Here's part of his explanation as to why it would make sense for the Bills:"

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Britt Signs With Rams After Visiting Bills And Others
"Britt will rejoin Jeff Fisher in St. Louis, the former Titans head coach that originally drafted him out of Rutgers in 2009."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Figure Prominently In NFL Rumor Mill
"I won't lie.  The idea of the Bills adding Jackson and then trading up to the top spot in the draft and taking the human highlight reel in Manziel would have Western New York jumping and be quite a boon for ticket sales, I just don't think they are the right moves considering the cost."

Inside The Bills | Report: D-Jax visiting Wash., Bills still in mix
"Free agent WR DeSean Jackson has reportedly made the Washington Redskins his first free agent visit today (Monday). But the Bills are still in the mix for the dynamic receivers services."

More clicks

Buffalo strengthens a Spikes family bond -
"He said, ‘Hey cuz what is it like? Tell me the truth. I know you’re not going to lie to me. Everybody else wants something from me. I just want to know the truth,’" said Takeo. "I said, ‘I’m glad you finally called.’ I just told him I played in five places. To me by far it’s the best football city that I played in that will remind you of Friday night football in high school. The reason why I appreciated it so much was it’s hard to find fans who get paid minimum wage, but they’re taking that minimum wage that a lot of times they should be spending to pay off their bills and they’re spending it on their other Bills, the Buffalo Bills."

Bills, lottery offer fans chance to win tickets for life - AFC East Daily
"In order to be eligible for the prize, the schedule must reflect 17 correct choices for each week of the season, including whether the game will be home or away and the team's bye week."