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Letter: Poloncarz is right to stand up to NFL

Poloncarz is right to stand up to NFL

I didn’t vote for County Executive Mark Poloncarz last time around, but if he runs again he’s got my vote. Reason: his brave challenge of the National Football League on the stadium issue. Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL are bullying us. Buffalo fans need a “better fan experience”? Really?

Has Goodell forgotten who we are? Just seeing the team win a game once in a while is all the “experience” a Bills fan can handle, like being granted a momentary vision of the divine. We don’t need a football palace, and, as Poloncarz said, certainly not at the expense of parks, libraries and social services. This is Buffalo, where all anybody needs is beer, Bills, Sabres and chicken wings, pretty much in that order.

Kevin Siepel