Russ Brandon says he expects Erie County and NYS to finalize in "weeks"

NFL Ownership approves Bills lease/renovations

March 18, 2013 Updated Mar 18, 2013 at 10:16 PM EDT

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NFL Ownership approves Bills lease/renovations

March 18, 2013 Updated Mar 18, 2013 at 10:16 PM EDT

Buffalo (WKBW/Bills Release) The Buffalo Bills announced on Monday night that NFL ownership has approved the terms and conditions of the Bills lease and renovation of Ralph Wilson Stadium. Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon released the following statement on what he calls another "important step".

“On behalf of Ralph Wilson and the entire Bills organization, we are pleased to announce that NFL ownership today approved the financial terms and conditions of our new lease for, and the renovation of, Ralph Wilson Stadium. This is another important step in the process toward finalizing the related definitive agreements and remaining on schedule to begin the improvements this year. We anticipate the final approval by the Erie County Legislature and the New York State Legislature in the next couple weeks.”

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