Ralph Wilson Stadium History
Originally called "Rich Stadium," this NFL venue has been pulling in the big crowds
for those Buffalo Bills' games since 1973, making it nothing short of an iconic part of the Buffalo sports scene in the process.
Over the years, the Buffalo Bills have cemented themselves as old school staples of the NFL, with Ralph Wilson Stadium being
the perfect backdrop through the glory years of the early-1990s right up to today. With the Bills looking to be building towards
a bright future in the AFC East, Ralph Wilson Stadium remains the place to be throughout the season. Ralph Wilson Stadium
was also the site of the famous comeback against the Houston Oilers in the 1993 playoffs, a game that stands as the greatest
postseason comeback in NFL history.
But this venue hasn't only been about the huge Bills' games, as Ralph Wilson Stadium
has also hosted some epic concerts, with everyone from The Grateful Dead to The Who to the Dave Mathews Band playing under
the stars and lighting up the stage at the Ralph. But these days, it's mainly about the Buffalo Bills, a team that has one
of the most passionate fan bases in the country. Put it all together and the stands are sure to be rocking all season long
as the Bills host some of the top teams in the NFL.
Ralph Wilson Stadium Events
Known for hosting some
of the most memorable games in football (particularly in the early 1990s) and more than one superstar recording artist, the
huge amount of cheering fans that can be accommodated makes for quite an exciting experience. The Buffalo Bills have another
impressive home schedule as well this season, with highly anticipated games against the Patriots (Oct. 12), Cleveland (Nov.
30) and Green Bay (Dec. 14) representing just a sliver of the opportunity to see the Bills at home this season. With the Bills
looking to make some serious noise this season with one of their most talented teams in a very long time, optimism will be
flowing throughout Ralph Wilson Stadium all season long.
Ralph Wilson Stadium Trivia
Did you know that
Ralph Wilson hosted the first NHL Winter Classic?
In 2008, the Buffalo Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins squared off
in the first outdoor regular season pro hockey game in North American history, with the Penguins edging the home-town Sabres
2-1 in a shootout. The game was such a success that the NHL has been scrambling to play as many other outdoor games as possible
Ralph Wilson Stadium Seating Layout
Located in Orchard Park just outside of Buffalo, New York,
Ralph Wilson Stadium is a football venue that routinely brings more than 73,000 fans for the biggest games of the season.
Though the Bills have had a bit of a down stretch in their history, this is a team that has been turning heads recently and
fans are anticipating seeing the Bills pile up plenty of wins in the near future. With the Bills looking to once again make
a run up the standings in the AFC East, Ralph Wilson Stadium is sure to be absolutely packed with passion and energy all season
long as the Bills look to reach their potential.