The Bills Blackmailed New York Taxpayers Into Covering 84 Percent Of Stadium RenovationsBarry Petchesky12/27/12 11:05amFiled to: Buffalo BillsStadium financingpublic financingNflRalph Wilson StadiumNewsAppic79EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkYou might have missed this in the pre-holiday news dump, which it was specifically timed for—it's a good idea to downplay the implications of a story like this. An agreement was announced in a "hastily called news conference" to keep the Bills in Buffalo (actually Orchard Park) through at least 2020. But the real story is in the details: the Bills have been allowed to pick up just 16 percent of the costs to keep them in town. If you've ever had the slightest curiosity as to how sweetheart a deal an NFL team can possibly get, the full agreement can be read below.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.