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Connections: The Future Of The Buffalo Bills In Western New York

Jul 14, 2016

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has once again raised the issue of the a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills. Goodell recently called it a "need." But Bills' ownership has pushed back a bit, saying they'll make decisions on their own timeline, not the league's.

What if the league wants to move the team, without a revenue-machine stadium? What if the league pushes the Bills to ask taxpayers to foot the bill? Recent sports stadiums have run tabs past a billion dollars. We discuss the costs and benefits, while looking at the team's options, with our panel. Our guests:

  • Toby Motyka, weekend sports anchor for 13WHAM News
  • Chuck Wade, vice president and financial adviser for Brighton Securities
  • James Brown, Bills fan
  • Lindsay Nabozny, Bills fan