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Four people familiar with discussions revealed that information to The Associated Press. They spoke on the condition of anonymity because the sale is being conducted privately. The other groups submitting bids were led by New York City real estate mogul Donald Trump, and a Toronto group led by rocker Jon Bon Jovi. The bids were submitted to Morgan Stanley, the banking firm overseeing the sale process on behalf of late owner Ralph Wilsons estate. Three of the people said the estate issued purchase agreements to at least four groups, and potentially five. The other groups identities are not known, and its unclear if they submitted bids. The purchase agreements are formal documents that are negotiated separately by each of the parties and Proskauer Rose, the legal firm representing the estate. The agreements are binding documents that outline the terms and conditions of the sale. Once those agreements were completed over the past week, the only outstanding question left was for each group to determine its bid price. The franchise was last valued by Forbes to be worth $935 million. But the sale price is expected to exceed $1 billion because NFL franchises rarely go on the block. The Bills are on the market after Wilson, the Hall of Fame inductee and franchise founder, died in March. The Cleveland Browns were sold for close to $1.05 billion two years ago. The Miami Dolphins sold for an NFL-record $1.1 billion in 2009, but their deal also included their stadium. The timing of thee sale process remains on track for the team to have a new owner before the end of the year -- and potentially by next month. Cheap Rockies Jerseys Authentic. Once identified, the prospective owner would be presented to members of the NFL Finance Committee, which is scheduled to meet next week. The candidate must also go through an extensive background check conducted by an NFL-contracted security firm. The final step would be approval from three-quarters of the leagues 31 other owners, which could come at league meetings next month. After that, NFL owners are next scheduled to meet in December. The Pegulas remain the front runners. They have a net worth of more than $3.5 billion, and have the support of local business leaders and public officials because of their commitment to keep the Bills in western New York. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has stayed closely involved with the sale process to ensure the Bills stay in New York. Last week, Schumer expressed his support of Pegula in conversations with at least 10 NFL owners. During a stop in Buffalo on Monday, Schumer said he had conversations regarding the sale process with both Terry Pegula and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earlier in the day. "We talked about the lay of the land. 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