Tim Graham's lengthy feature on the future of football in Los Angeles (and a bit on Toronto, too) and the sale of the Bills is a wonderfully written piece. It includes quotes from Howie Long, Eric Dickerson and Rose Bowl CEO/GM Darryl Dunn, among others. Definitely take some time out of your holiday weekend to read this one.
Buffalo Bills franchise at a crossroads - Democrat & Chronicle
"For nearly a decade and a half, the Buffalo Bills have been the very definition of irrelevance on the NFL landscape, a bumbling franchise that hasn't competed in a playoff game since the year 2000 was eight days old." You should read this quality article from Sal Maiorana despite its lede.
Batavia knows it's a long shot for stadium - Democrat & Chronicle
"Imagine if you will, the Dallas Cowboys' team plane landing at Genesee County Airport in Batavia." Sal Maiorana begins his piece about the possibility of a stadium in Batavia with an improved lede that might, in theory, be the best argument for having a stadium in Batavia.
There’s little chance fans would follow Bills to Toronto - The Buffalo News
Anyone care to put up an argument against Donn Esmonde's hypothesis?
Bills Graham Runs High School Skills Clinic - WGRZ
T.J. Graham conducted the second of his three planned football camps for kids this summer on Saturday at the Ralph Wilson Stadium fieldhouse.
The Notebook: Round 1 reflections from the 2014 NFL Draft - SBNation.com
Get past former NFL defensive end Stephen White's groan-worthy Toronto joke, and you'll find... well, the same Sammy Watkins opinion you've been reading since the Bills drafted him, basically.