Although Jim Kelly ultimately decided not to team with Jon Bon Jovi‘s Toronto-based group in an effort to buy the Bills, a source tells John Kryk of the Toronto Sun that Morgan Stanley – the investment firm handling the sale of the franchise – recommended Bon Jovi’s group meet with the Kellys as a way of making their bid “more Buffalo friendly.” As we heard this morning, it was the Kellys’ lack of confidence in the Toronto’s group’s intentions to keep the team in Buffalo that scuttled any potential agreement.
Here’s more from around the league’s two East divisions:
- The Dolphins‘ problems at guard are disappointing, but hardly surprising, writes Chris Perkins of the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald also tackles the topic of the team’s struggling offensive line, suggesting that he doesn’t believe the Dolphins will try to acquire Alex Boone “based on issues relative to Boone’s personal life and other matters.”
- Matt Miller of Bleacher Report (video link) weighs in on the Redskins‘ quarterback situation, as Robert Griffin III continues to adjust to a new offense while hearing some footsteps from Kirk Cousins.
- Hhis NFL career has come to an end, but former Giants running back David Wilson is training in the hopes of competing at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in the triple jump, according to Christian Red of the New York Daily News.
- While Eagles head coach Chip Kelly didn’t rule out the possibility of a Mark Sanchez trade, the team is certainly in no hurry to move its backup quarterback, writes Jake Kaplan of the Philadelphia Daily News.