Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/30/14
The Buffalo Bills announced Tuesday that they promoted Russ Brandon to President and Chief Executive Officer. Brandon, who has been getting more power from 94-year-old owner Ralph Wilson in recent years, now has full authority of the team. "Russ Brandon has done a tremendous job in his 16 years with our organization and is very highly respected throughout the National Football League," Wilson said in a statement. "He has proven to be extremely successful with each new level of responsibility he has been given and has earned this opportunity. Russ is a proven leader and he will now have full authority over the entire Buffalo Bills operation. I have granted him full autonomy to run the organization as he feels is best." NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appointed Brandon to the league's Business Ventures Committee in 2011. Brandon is responsible for overseeing various businesses of the league, including consumer products, sponsorship and marketing. "R...
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