Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has reached an agreement to buy the Buffalo Bills and plans to kep the team in Buffalo according to a statement posted today on the Sabres’ website.
The announcement of the sale came with the blessing of controlling owner Mary Wilson, widow of Ralph Wilson.
“This is a very important day in the history of the Buffalo Bills franchise,” Mary Wilson said in a statement Tuesday. “Ralph brought professional football to Buffalo in 1959 and it was his life’s passion. He loved his team and he cherished the fans and his legacy will remain for all-time. Ralph would have been pleased with the sale of the team to the Terry Pegula family, who has been so committed to Buffalo and the Western New York region.