Report: Bills start meeting with prospective buyers

Thursday August 7th, 2014

The Buffalo Bills have started listening to in-person presentations from prospective buyers, reports Tim Graham of The Buffalo News.

According to the report, as many as eight candidates are expected to give presentations to the Bills in Michigan over the next few weeks. The team was put up for sale when owner Ralph Wilson died in March at age 95.

Three candidates have reportedly submitted bids so far. Real estate mogul Donald Trump, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula and musician Jon Bon Jovi have said they are interested in buying the team.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said that the Bills need a new stadium to remain in Western New York but that the league is committed to keeping the team there.  Ralph Wilson Stadium, which opened in 1973, went through $130 million in upgrades this offseason, and the team has eight years remaining on its lease with Erie County.

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