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Forbes says Bills have some issues Dan Leberfeld

Forbes Magazine on the Buffalo Bills – “In both 2010 and 2011 the team had three games blacked out on local television because it could not sell out Ralph Wilson Stadium 72 hours before kickoff. The small-market team, one of the league’s hottest tickets 20 years ago, has trouble getting fans to come to Ralph Wilson Stadium despite the second-lowest ticket price ($59) in the NFL last season. Fortunately, the Bills are subsidized $7 million a year by county and state taxpayers for stadium operating and capital improvement costs. The team’s lease expires after this season, and the Bills want taxpayers to pay for $200 million to $250 million in stadium upgrades as part of the team’s next lease. The state is considering issuing 30-year bonds to finance the renovation.”