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GBPACKMAN4LIFE


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:53 pm    Post subject: Ralph Wilson Passes Reply with quote

https://twitter.com/ByTimGraham/status/448532427112472576

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Russ Brandon announces Ralph Wilson has died.


One of the founding owners of the AFL. Was the last of the original AFL owners. WWII veteran. PFHOF 2009 enshrinee.

RIP.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only owner ever of the Buffalo Bills, you will be sorely missed Ralph
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

im sorry he passed but he did live a long life. Alot of talks will be coming as the bills have an unknown owner.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Terrible news, he will be missed.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Truly saddened to hear about the passing of Ralph Wilson. Without him, my love of Football and the Buffalo Bills wouldn't exist. He was a true NFL pioneer. R.I.P Mr. Wilson.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

An extremely sad day, I cried when I heard the news.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Raider Nation sends it's condolences to the Bills organization, if it wasn't for Ralph Wilson the Raiders would have never existed and we are forever grateful to Ralph Wilson.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RIP Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

R.I.P. all the AFL Titans are gone.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sad day. He meant a lot to the city of buffalo and even more to the Buffalo Bills organization. He will be missed.

Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Condolences from Browns Nation.........

A sad, sad day indeed. They broke the mold when they made Ralph.

Rest in Peace.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Russ Brandon:

http://www.buffalobills.com/video/videos/Russ_Brandon_on_the_Passing_of_Ralph_Wilson_Jr/5313fdc2-40a4-4b97-8bcd-516e927b9d79

http://www.nfl.com/videos/buffalo-bills/0ap2000000336899/Brandon-It-s-a-tremendously-difficult-day
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From The Buffalo News:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This hits pretty hard. This day will be remembered by myself for a very long time. RIP the only owner I have ever known.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The AFL original owners were pioneers. Their vision and leadership will be missed. RIP Mr. Wilson.
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