Buffalo Bills: Canada Wants The Bills, Does Buffalo?

November 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Canada's Rogers Communications is committed extending the current relationship with the Buffalo Bills past the 2012 season.
"We're there for the long haul in one way or another," Rogers vice chairman Phil Lind told The Associated Press on Friday. "We believe in this."
Despite low numbers and profits for Rogers Communications they are dedicated to making this relationship work.
They want to show that Canada can host their own professional NFL team and it seems to make sense since Canadian fans fill at least 10-15% of the Bills home games in Buffalo.
The series began in 2008 as the Buffalo Bills began a series of eight “home” games over five seasons (including one regular-season game yearly) at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Rogers Centre seats 54,000 which is not enough capacity to meet NFL league standards of 65,000 seats. The Toronto Series games are the only NFL games not subject to the league's blackout restrictions.<...

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