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Fans wait inside on Tuesday to get an autograph from Ed Oliver.

Some came with their favorite Buffalo Bills outfit while others came with something else to sign.

Area Buffalo Bills fans turned out Tuesday to get an autograph from Ed Oliver.

Oliver, a defensive tackle who was sidelined with an ankle injury, was at Dave Warren Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Dealership, 1001 Washington St.

Sitting behind a desk, Oliver hosted many Jamestown Area Midget Football League players. The line stretched from his office to the parking lot entrance. Many fans have been waiting for the chance to speak with Oliver and get something autographed.

Fans wait outside Tuesday to get an autograph from Ed Oliver.

Falconer’s Wallace Page brought a replica Bills jersey and watched as Oliver smiled as he signed his name on the “1” number 91 on the shirt. Oliver’s jersey number is 91.

Oliver lent his signature to other memorabilia, including pictures, maps, soccer balls, as well as replica helmets.

“It’s really exciting to meet one of the real players live and in person,” said Liz Peterson, who is also a season ticket holder.

His son Aaron Graham agreed.

“I think it’s great to see one of the Buffalo Bills players,” said Graham.

Falconer’s Wallace Page watches Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver autograph his replica jersey Tuesday at the Dave Warren Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram dealership. Photo PJ by Michael Zabrodsky

Graham plays for the junior college Southside Blue Devils in the JAMFL. Oliver was holding Graham’s mini Bills soccer ball, and while Oliver was looking for the best place for his autograph, he asked Graham if he played soccer and for which team.

“South side,” Graham replied.

Kaiden Cusimano, a college player from Southside, followed suit as Oliver signed his name to Cusimano’s Bills mini-football.

Warren explained how Oliver came to the car dealership.

“It’s basically part of a deal Ed and I have together. He was willing to take time out of his busy schedule. I thought it would be a great way to give back to the community with everyone who loves the Bills”, said Warren.

Warren said he met Oliver through Oliver’s agent.

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