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Guinness World Records coming to Ralph on Sunday

Posted: 10:38 AM, Sep 19, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-19 14:38:33Z

Even Marv Levy is rooting for Bills fans as they attempt to break a world record at the Ralph this Sunday. 

"I hope they do and I'm gonna bring my earplugs at the game," said Levy in an exclusive interview with 7 Eyewitness News Thursday evening.

"I wish them good luck in hitting the right decibels," said the Hall-of-Fame former head coach of the team.   

Buffalo Bills fans came together to raise enough money to bring Guinness World Records to Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday to prove they are the loudest in the world.

Brandon Campbell started a GoFundMe campaign to raise the money needed to bring the Guinness team to town. It only took a few days for him to raise the $8,000 needed.

The Guinness World Records will be at the stadium Sunday as the Bills take on the New England Patriots and the war of words is heating up.

Bills fans chanted, “We want Brady! We want Brady!” when they took on the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday, winning

The Patriots quarterback responded to the chant on WEEi radio Monday, saying, “They obviously have a lot of confidence…They’re not an easy team to prepare for, but we’ll be ready to go when the ball’s kicked off.”

The next day on a conference call, head coach Bill Belichick said, “If you’re moving the ball, getting first downs and gaining yards, that tends to quiet it. When you’re ahead, that quiets it, too. It will be as loud as we allow it to be.”

Then Wednesday, Brady piled on, saying that the team knows no one will cheer for them at the opposing team’s stadium, but “it’s a great feeling when you shut everyone up by the fourth quarter and half the stadium’s cleared out, too…. It’s a very satisfying feeling, so that’s what we’re going to try to accomplish.”

The Bills and their fans will have the chance to make Brady and Belichick eat their words on Sunday. Campbell signed the contract to bring the Guinness team to the Ralph on Thursday.

He said, “The hatred for that organization from the whole Bills community is insane. We're trying to just bring that much more noise to them, and why not bring the Guinness Book in to see if we break that record at the same time?"

The current record holder for loudest crowd roar at a sports stadium is 142.2 dbA and was achieved by fans of the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 29th last year.

Though Guinness World Records has confirmed an adjudicator will be at the stadium Sunday, the Bills have not yet confirmed that information. The team has said they’re working with Brandon and Guinness World Records on logistics, but “our focus right now is on defeating the Patriots.” However, “we are open to assisting our fans with this.”

Extra money raised by the effort to bring the Guinness team to Orchard Park is being donated to Hunter’s Hope or an ALS even that running back LeSean McCoy is a part of. If you’d like to donate, click here.

 

 
 

 

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