Posted March 25, 2014 by Luis Mercado in Sports

Buffalo Bills Owner Dies At The Age Of 95

Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson has passed away at the age of 95.

According to ESPN, it was announced by the teams president Russ Brandon at the NFL’s winter meetings in Orlando, Florida

The cause of death was not revealed, but Wilson had been in failing health for several years.

Wilson was the founder and sole owner of the Bills after establishing the team with the upstart American Football League in 1960. He was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

Wilson purchased the Bills for $25,000 in 1959. The franchise’s estimated value was $870 million as of August 2013, according to Forbes.