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Buffalo Bills news, 4/2: New Stadium Working Group holds first meeting

The Buffalo Bills "New Stadium Working Group" wouldn't commit to anything after their initial meeting, but they do have a renewed sense of urgency following the passing Ralph Wilson.

Opening Day at Ralph Wilson Stadium, 2013
Opening Day at Ralph Wilson Stadium, 2013
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Bills Focus: Marrone, Whaley Discuss Relationship - VIDEO -

"During the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando, Florida Bills General Manager Doug Whaley and Head Coach Doug Marrone sat down to discuss their relationship. The two share a strong bond on and off the field." These two seem to genuinely like each other. Fun look inside.

Stadium committee

New Stadium Working Group holds first meeting -
"On Tuesday, members were updated on the team's lease and the status current renovations being done at the stadium."

Stadium Advisory Committee Holds First Meeting - VIDEO -
"Russ Brandon, Mark Poloncarz, and Robert Duffy discuss what took place in the first meeting of the stadium advisory committee."

With Schumer on New Stadium Working Group, it has the clout it needs to deliver - Opinion - The Buffalo News
"Schumer’s presence on the 21-member panel works in huge favor of keeping the team right here. He is not only a U.S. senator, but he is one of the most powerful U.S. senators. Schumer has long been an influential presence in terms of keeping the Bills in Buffalo. He has a close relationship with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, a Western New York native."

Draft clicks

Bills host draft prospects Cody Latimer, Troy Niklas -
"The Bills opened their pre-draft visits with two offensive prospects, who played their college ball in the state of Indiana." Read up on their wide receiver and tight end visitors.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - WR Latimer, TE Niklas Visit With Bills
"Both players are projected to be selected at some point on the second day (Rounds 2-3)."

More clicks

Kelly to begin chemo, radiation next week -
"Mr. Kelly will be receiving a single dose of chemotherapy at Lenox Hill Hospital, along with concurrent daily radiation therapy treatments.  The chemotherapy will be repeated as an outpatient in approximately three weeks and six weeks."

Chemo, radiation to target Jim Kelly's sinus; skull tumor believed operable - BN Blitz
"Jim Kelly's cancer has reached the base of his skull, but doctors view that tumor as operable down the road."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - DeSean Jackson Signs With Washington
"The Bills were said to be one of a few teams that were interested in Jackson, but the wideout made his first visit to Washington D.C. and didn't leave until a contract was completed."

Don't get overly excited about Donald Trump's possible interest in Buffalo Bills - BN Blitz
"It would be catastrophic, in my opinion, if Buffalo lost the Buffalo Bills," Trump said.

Alexandra Vitale joins Bills coverage team -
"The Buffalo Bills have announced the addition of Alexandra Vitale to the team’s marketing and broadcasting department as a multimedia reporter." She replaces Hannah Buehler, who joined WKBW in Buffalo.