Former Buffalo Sabres owner Tom Golisano intends to bid on the Bills when they’re put up for sale, according to John Kryk of the Toronto Sun. Reports for more than a month have pegged the billionaire originally from Rochester, N.Y., as a likely bidder, so the news doesn’t come as a surprise.
More from around the league:
- With regards to Aldon Smith pleading no-contest in today’s proceedings, 49ers GM Trent Baalke said “Today was an important step towards bringing that situation to a resolution.” The 49ers exercised Smith’s fifth-year option earlier this offseason despite his off-the-field troubles.
- Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is no stranger to rumors over his job security but he’s not letting that talk bother him. “There’s no question in my mind that not only will I make it though 16 games – I’ll make it through another five years,” Romo told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. The QB is coming off of not one but two recent back surgeries.
- John Keim of ESPN.com is sizing up the Redskins‘ draft picks and today he zeroed in on third-round pick Morgan Moses. The third-round tackle out of Virginia has been referred to as a first-round talent, but Keim believes that he’ll need some time before he’s thrust into a starting role.
- Longtime Texans receiver Andre Johnson revealed his frustration with the with the team earlier this offseason but teammates are confident that everything will work out, writes Dave Zangaro of CSNHouston.com. Johnson says he isn’t planning on attending OTAs or the team’s mandatory minicamp this offseason.
- Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis is excited about the arrivals of Champ Bailey and Jairus Byrd, writes Terrance Harris of The Times-Picayune.