Bills owner Terry Pegula OK with Toronto NFL franchise

Wednesday March 25th, 2015

Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says he's not opposed to an NFL franchise potentially moving to Toronto, the Toronto Sun reported

“I don’t think I would have a problem with it if they could support the team,” Pegula told the Sun at the NFL's offseason meetings in Phoenix this week.

“It’s a big enough market. I don’t know how that works with the CFL, though.”

The Bills have recently played several regular-season games in Toronto and have traditionally drawn fans from Canada's largest city. 

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​Pegula has repeatedly emphasized that he plans to keep the Bills in Buffalo. Before Pegula bought the team, Buffalo was widely considered a candidate for relocation to Toronto. 

The Bills, who recently hired former New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, went 9-7 last season but failed to make the postseason. Buffalo has not been to the playoffs since the 1999 season, the longest postseason drought in the league. 

- Will Green

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