Following a report Sunday from CBS Sports that rock star Jon Bon Jovi is interested in buying the Buffalo Bills, CEO Russ Brandon said Wednesday the team is not for sale.
"No," Brandon told WGR 550 in Buffalo. "Mr. [Ralph] Wilson is the owner of this franchise. We expect him to be the owner for many, many years."
On Monday, Bon Jovi publicist Ken Sunshine told The Associated Press, "the Bills are not for sale, and [Bon Jovi] has too much respect for Mr. Wilson to engage in any discussions of buying the team. ... It's preposterous to say he's had any discussions with the Bills and Erie County."
Brandon further downplayed the report Wednesday.
"I'll tell you this: Obviously it was a great way to start off my bye [week] Sunday, when I heard the news of this and listening to all of the nonsense relative to it," Brandon told WGR 550. "If we had to discuss and speak to every single individual that would have interest in buying an NFL franchise, that's all you would talk about on your show.
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