The National Football League (NFL) believes that the Buffalo Bills need to build themselves a new stadium if they want to keep pace with the other franchisees in the league.
The Bills doesn’t look all too interested in building a new stadium and the officials of other franchises like the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys had their say on the matter.
Roger Goodell, commissioner of NFL believes that it will be vital for the Bills to build a new stadium since other teams are reaping financial benefits from the climatic change within the league. Newer facilities for many teams have brought in newer sources of income and additional opportunities of revenue.
“It gets tougher and tougher to compete when all these new stadiums are going up and the Bills are going to be at a disadvantage, I think, somewhat competitively unless they get one” John Mara, owner of the New York Giants said, as reported by The Buffalo News.
A source close to the NFL has tagged Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Bills as one of the three worst stadiums in the league along with that of San Diego and Oakland. Compared to the state-of-the-art buildings like the AT&T Stadium in Dallas and the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the one that Bills possess won’t help them get far in the league.
Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys mentioned that he was impressed with how the Ralph Wilson Stadium has maintained itself with the test of times. Jones also mentioned that the Bills don’t need a complete new stadium at this point in time.
However, with the NFL really hot on their heels and with the majority of the other team owners in favor of a new Buffalo Bills stadium, it won’t be long before the Bills management has to consider building themselves a new arena.
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