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Pumped for Patriots: Bills store pokes fun at scandal

September 18, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — With the Patriots coming to Buffalo, the Bills are pumped in all ways.

At the front of their team store is a large display prominently featuring air pumps, a comic touch for a New England team embroiled in a football deflation scandal the past year.

Bills coach Rex Ryan said Friday he was unaware of the display. He calls it “interesting,” but he clearly has other things on his mind. The Bills and Patriots meet Sunday after having won their season openers.

Says Ryan: “I have no idea what they sell in the bookstores or airports or anything else. But our team is getting ready.”

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