The Buffalo Bills are bound to change ownership, it’s just a matter of when and to whom.
One such name who has thrown their hat into the ring is that of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs, who not only wants to purchase the team, but wants to keep them in Buffalo.
So who could keep the Bills in Buffalo? Two well-placed local sources said that the Jacobs are in play.
Jeremy M. Jacobs Sr. is worth a reported $3.1 billion as chairman and chief executive officer of Buffalo-based Delaware North, one of the world’s largest concession companies.
Jacobs, of East Aurora, presides over a global hospitality and food service business that is one of the largest privately held companies in North America. He and his wife have six children; three sons and three daughters.
Jacobs has a net worth of over $3.1 billion dollars, so the purchase price of the Bills wouldn’t be a roadblock for Jacobs. What could be though is his ownership of the Bruins as NFL rules prohibit owning organizations in other sports leagues unless the two teams are in the same city.
It’s possible Jacobs’ son could end up being the official buyer, which would skirt that rather silly ‘rule’.