Six reasons why Bills-in-Toronto series needs to end

A couple of Toronto fans welcome the Buffalo Bills to the Rogers Center, Dec. 1, 2013. (JOHN...

A couple of Toronto fans welcome the Buffalo Bills to the Rogers Center, Dec. 1, 2013. (JOHN KRYK/QMI Agency)

John Kryk, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:47 PM ET

It’s time for the Buffalo Bills and Rogers to pull the plug on the Bills-in-Toronto series, dammit.

They gave it a good try, but it’s just not working.

Hey, I’m an NFL columnist based in Toronto and it brings me no joy to write this, but the series has been a failure for every party involved. Some would say an embarrassing failure.

It’s getting worse, too, and no one’s to blame. Certainly not Bills-in-Toronto executive director Greg Albrecht. Same goes for Bills president and CEO Russ Brandon and Albrecht’s counterpart on the Bills, vice-president for strategic planning Mary Owen.

Short of the Bills turning into a powerhouse next season, the series is simply not fixable in the short-term.

I thought the series would finally turn a corner this year. I thought wrong.


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