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Bills President Brandon says team owner Ralph Wilson has died

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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2009, file photo, Buffalo Bills' owner Ralph Wilson Jr. holds up his Hall of Fame ring during a halftime NFL football ceremony against the Houston Texans in Orchard Park, N.Y. Bills owner Wilson Jr. has died at the age of 95. NFL.com says team president Russ Brandon announced his death at the league's annual meeting. (AP Photo/Dean Duprey, File)The Associated Press

Buffalo Bills President Russ Brandon has told NFL owners that Bills owner Ralph Wilson has died.

Brandon made the announcement at the league's winter meetings in Orlando on Tuesday. Wilson was 95.

The cause of death 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.