After thousands of fans of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills signed a petition titled, “Ban Andrew Cuomo from Buffalo Bills Stadium playoff games,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reversed his decision to attend the first home playoff game of the Bills, saying he was giving his ticket away to an ECMC nurse.
The petition, which had zoomed to over 45,000 signatures by Friday, read, “So Cuomo is going to attend our playoff game after telling us that we can only attend at less than 10% capacity? If he thinks he has more right to a seat in that stadium over people who have waited over 20 years for this opportunity, then people better be there to protest his entry. This is OUR team! This is OUR home. We don’t want you here.”
The petition also showed a T-shirt targeting Cuomo with a link to the product.
On December 30, Cuomo tweeted: “NYS, @NFL and @BuffaloBills have come to an agreement