Buffalo Bills news, 5/25: LA not yet a viable NFL option

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Spor

The sale of the Bills and their future in Western New York remains the hot topic on this holiday weekend.

Bills won’t go Hollywood because timing is wrong for NFL team to return to L.A. - The Buffalo News

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.

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