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Buffalo Bills News - September 10, 2014

Marker Agreement to sell Bills to the Pegulas ends drama over a possible relocation [1:42 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'The Pegulas are what Buffalo has long needed: an extremely wealthy family whose hearts are in this city – and whose financial investments prove it.'

Marker No plea deal yet for Bills defensive lineman Marcell Dareus [1:41 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'His next court date is Nov. 18.'

Marker Wilson trust reaches agreement with Pegulas [1:40 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'Tears of joy were flowing in Bills Nation, and the collective sigh of relief must have felt like a nor'easter blowing through the region because if the Pegulas do indeed gain control, then the Bills won't be going anywhere, perhaps for generations to come.'

Marker For Bills fans, this news could not be better [1:39 AM]
Rochester D&C reports: 'From the specter of rocker Jon Bon Jovi buying them team and moving it to Toronto to Donald Trump buying the team and turning it into a reality TV show to the deep-pocketed, sports-crazed, energetic Pegulas who already own the NHL's Buffalo Sabres buying the team and keeping it in Buffalo for generations to come … could there have been a better outcome to nearly six months of worry and speculation?'

Marker It's official: Terry and Kim Pegula are new owners of the Buffalo Bills [1:38 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'According to Daniel Kaplan of the Sports Business Journal, Terry and Kim Pegula have agreed to purchase the Bills for $1.4B, which is $300 million more than Stephen Ross paid for the Miami Dolphins back in 2009.'

Marker Terry and Kim Pegula buy the Buffalo Bills: A rare best-case scenario come true [1:37 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Pegula IS Buffalo. He IS a Bills fan. He's one of YOU. The man tailgated in the parking lots of Ralph Wilson Stadium (then named Rich Stadium) right alongside you.'

Marker Who are Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula? [1:36 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Kim Pegula will be making decisions: Tim Graham of the Buffalo News has reported that Kim Pegula was the driving force behind the Pegulas purchasing the Buffalo Bills in many ways. Graham also said she will be making executive decisions when it comes to the Bills.'

Marker Jim Kelly, Jeffrey Gundlach release statement on Terry Pegula owning Buffalo Bills [1:35 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: '"I am so happy to hear that the Pegulas will be the new owners of the Buffalo Bills," Kelly said in a statement. "It's an exciting day for Western New York. As I've said for many years, my first and foremost concern has been ensuring that, when this time came, the team would stay in Buffalo. Terry and Kim Pegula have done a lot for our community; their commitment to Buffalo and Western New York is second to none."'

Marker Donald Trump congratulates Pegula family, Buffalo Bills fans on sale [1:34 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'On Tuesday afternoon, Trump released a congratulatory statement via Adam Benigni of WGRZ in Buffalo. Trump and Bon Jovi both sent out messages of congratulations on Tuesday, and Bills fans got their wish. The Pegulas will be the owners of the Bills, and the team isn't going anywhere.'

Marker Jon Bon Jovi congratulates Terry and Kim Pegula, wishes them luck [1:33 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Bon Jovi was gracious in defeat. Maybe Bills fans will forgive him now, but it could take some time before his songs are played at Ralph Wilson Stadium.'

Marker Sen. Chuck Schumer releases statement supporting Pegula family [1:32 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'The Pegulas are the perfect choice to carry on Ralph Wilson’s indelible legacy – like Ralph, they have a true commitment to Western New York, are people of serious integrity, and will be excellent owners.'

Marker Buffalo Bills work out former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd, according to report [1:31 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'The Buffalo Bills reportedly worked out Sammy Watkins' old quarterback on Tuesday.'

Marker Brandon Spikes blitzing and 5 observations from snap counts, advanced stats [1:30 AM]
Syracuse Post-Standard reports: 'Preston Brown played every snap: Rookie linebacker Preston Brown was the only player to play every snap on defense for the Bills. With Nigel Bradham suspended, the rookie third-round pick got his chance to shine. There were positives (a fumble recovery) and negatives (a blown coverage on Cutler's first touchdown pass) but overall, the experience should help him moving forward.'

Marker Buffalo Bills sale to Pegulas a big win for region [1:29 AM]
Niagara Gazette reports: 'The community owes much thanks to Wilson as well. He demonstrated his commitment to the Western New York community for decades as Bills owner. He helped work with Erie County to develop a lease for Ralph Wilson Stadium that made it more difficult for any outside investor to buy the team and move it away. He also left the franchise in the hands of a trust that included his wife, Mary, and other key advisors who seemed to respect his desire to keep the team in the Buffalo area beyond the bidding process.'

Marker Cloud over Bills' future lifted at last [1:28 AM]
Tonawanda News reports: 'For as long as I've been able to understand what the Bills mean to this community and in my own life there's been a doomsday scenario looming. There would come a time after Wilson died when someone in a board room somewhere would decide whether some carpetbagger would take the Bills away to a richer, more glamorous place where they could never be loved the way we love them here.'

Marker Good, bad and ugly to football opening days [1:27 AM]
Salamanca Press reports: 'The bottom line is, once Pegula receives the NFL’s approval, the Bills are here to stay. The cynics, pessimists and worry-warts can calm down. The sale could settle well before Sunday’s home opener, setting up an unbelievable celebration as the improbably 1-0 Bills return to Ralph Wilson Stadium.'

Marker The Great Toronto Threat to buy the Bills is dead [1:26 AM]
Toronto Sun reports: 'The Bills thus won’t be relocating to Canada’s most populous city -- the prospect of which surprisingly few Torontonians seemed to give a buffalo’s butt about since the spring.'

Marker Toronto’s NFL dream takes yet another hit [1:25 AM]
Toronto Star reports: 'But cheering for the Bills is an emotional thing, and keeping them is, too. Callers phoned in to the sports radio station, WGR550, with those blunt clipped local accents that make you imagine a man with a frozen moustache. They thanked Terry Pegula and his wife, Kim. They called it the best day in Buffalo sports history. A lot of them talked about their fathers. Some wept.'

Marker Bills fans celebrate Pegula purchase: 'A great day in Buffalo’ [1:24 AM]
Toronto Star reports: 'Now that the Toronto group is out of the running for good, Sunday’s home opener against the Miami Dolphins will be a lot louder and happier, Pellien vowed. “It’s gonna be a madhouse,” said Pellien.'

Marker Buffalonians can rejoice at keeping Bills [1:23 AM]
Toronto Globe & Mail reports: 'Terry and Kim Pegula repelled the would-be plunderers of the city’s NFL franchise. A team that once seemed certain to depart for richer, more fashionable locations in Toronto or Los Angeles will stay in beleaguered Buffalo: The billionaire owners of the local NHL team stepped up to buy the Bills from the estate of the late Ralph Wilson for a reported bid of $1.4-billion (U.S.).'

Marker Terry Pegula, Owner of Sabres, to Acquire Buffalo Bills [1:22 AM]
New York Times reports: '“Ralph Wilson left an indelible mark on our community, and we will strive every day to honor his legacy,” the Pegulas said in a statement. “Our interest in owning the Bills has everything to do with the people of Western New York and our passion for football.”'

Marker Sabres owner Terry Pegula reaches agreement to buy Buffalo Bills [1:21 AM]
New York Daily News reports: '“It is gratifying to reassure these great fans that two franchises (Bills and Sabres) so important to our region are both here to stay,” Pegula wrote in a statement via the team.'

Marker Buffalo Bills set to be sold to Sabres owners for NFL-record price [1:20 AM]
Los Angeles Times reports: 'The sale needs to be approved by a three-quarters majority of the NFL's owners, who are scheduled to meet on Oct. 8, and is also subject to "the satisfaction of customary closing conditions," according to the team's statement.'

Marker Jon Bon Jovi: I wish the new Bills owners the best [1:19 AM]
Asbury Park Press reports: '"On behalf of Myself, Larry Tanenbaum and Edward Rogers (who were part of Bon Jovi's purchasing team), we wish Terry and Kim Pegula all the best as they continue the legacy and tradition of the Buffalo Bills and the Wilson family," Bon Jovi said.'

Marker Buffalo Bills running game has Dolphins’ attention [1:18 AM]
Palm Beach Post reports: 'Buffalo ran for 193 yards to win 23-20 in overtime at Chicago, and to no one’s surprise, running backs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson had plenty to do with it. This means the Dolphins’ focus this week is the opposite of last week, when Tom Brady was in the cross hairs.'

Marker Pegula to buy Bills; vows to keep team in western New York [1:17 AM]
USA Today reports: '"This is a very important day in the history of the Buffalo Bills franchise," Mary Wilson, the widow of Ralph Wilson Jr. who assumed controlling interest in the team after her husband's death in March, said in a statement issued by the team.'

Marker Terry Pegula Reaches Agreement to Purchase NFL’s Buffalo Bills [1:16 AM]
Bloomberg reports: 'The highest price for an NFL franchise was $1.1 billion, which Stephen Ross paid for the Miami Dolphins and their stadium in 2009.'

Marker NFL's Buffalo Bills to be sold to owners of city's NHL team [1:15 AM]
Reuters reports: '"From day one, keeping the Bills in Buffalo has been one of our administration's top priorities, and reports that Terry and Kim Pegula have been chosen as the team's new owners highlight a tremendous step toward making that goal a reality," Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.'

Marker Pegulas' $1.4 billion bid to buy Bills pays off [1:14 AM]
AP reports: '"It's Christmas morning," said season-ticket holder and noted Bills tailgater Scott Hunsinger. "It really takes a burden off of die-hard fans that we know now that we're not going to lose our team."'

Marker Bills' DT Dareus crash case adjourned to Nov. 18 [1:13 AM]
AP reports: 'Dareus attended a hearing Tuesday in Hamburg Town Justice Court in an attempt to reach a plea deal but did not appear before the judge. Dareus' lawyer, Michael Caffrery, declined comment on his way out of the courtroom.'

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