ATLANTA, GA - The future of the Buffalo Bills franchise is not on the agenda at the NFL owners meeting in Atlanta, but that does not mean it is not on the minds of the 31 other NFL owners.
On Monday afternoon, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spoke about the Bills and league desire to consider Toronto as a future market.
Jones told reporters, including 2 On Your Side's Adam Benigni, that he has tremendous respect for Western New York and the Bills franchise. At the same time, Jones added the NFL needs to look at ways to grow financially and there will be a debate about placing a franchise in Toronto.
As previously reported by Adam Benigni, there is expected to be at least two separate bids for the Bills from groups in Toronto. One group includes musician Jon Bon Jovi.
Jones said he thinks the world of Bon Jovi as a person and a potential business partner.
When asked about the future of the Bills in Western New York, Jones said he thinks the Bills need a new stadium in order to have a long term future.
The NFL owners are expected to choose the site for the 2018 Super Bowl and discuss expanding the playoffs when the meetings officially begin on Tuesday.