BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Bills super fan Ezra Castro, known affectionately as "Pancho Billa", will not be attending the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, TN. Castro, who is battling cancer, announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will remain in the hospital.
Health comes 1st, still in the hospital for a few more days. Therefore, my trip to the #NFLDraft has been cancelled. Please con't to pray for me & my family. Thank you for the support from #BillsMafia & Fans across the #NFL. Much Buffalove! #PanchoPower #VivaLosBills— Pancho Billa (@PanchoBilla1) April 23, 2019
Former Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnsoninvited Castro to announce a Bills draft pick earlier this month, but Castro was hospitalized on Sunday. Castro announced a Bills' draft pick last year, when the Bills selected Harrison Phillips in the third round.