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Source: Bills buyer must be prepared to stay in Buffalo

The future of the Buffalo Bills remains very much in the air, but there are encouraging signs moving trucks won't be rolling into Orchard Park anytime soon.

On Tuesday at the Spring League Meeting in Atlanta, a source with strong knowledge of the Bills sale situation told NFL Media's Judy Battista that, "Whoever buys (the team) has to be prepared to stay there."

Tim Graham of The Buffalo News has heard similar things. Graham reported Tuesday he's been told a Toronto-based group interested in buying the Bills is "reconsidering because moving might be too difficult."

Jon Bon Jovi, reportedly the face of that Toronto-based group, can attest to the roadblocks standing in the way of a move out of Western New York.

Russ Brandon, the Bills' president and CEO, was more guarded when asked about the team's future Tuesday in Atlanta.

"I really can't give any insight when it comes to the framework with that, but everyone knows that my sole interest and responsibility to make sure the team stays in Western New York," Brandon said. "And we have a viable commodity that I think we've done a great job over the last 15 years in really making the best offering by utilizing what we've been doing off the field."

Brandon added that the Bills will "eventually" need a new building, but said a major retrofit to Ralph Wilson Stadium -- similar to what the Chiefs did with Arrowhead Stadium -- is another option.

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