I see this as a positive sign for the game of gridiron football in Toronto although I’m not really sure about the direct competition comment since there are people like me who are into both leagues for some same and slightly different reasons.
[i]"They’re in direct competition for fans but the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts and NFL’s Buffalo Bills are joining forces to promote football in southern Ontario.
The two franchises are collaborating with Football Canada to help stage Football Week in Toronto. It will encompass a series of events between Aug. 14 and Aug. 20 aimed at promoting minor football in the Greater Toronto Area.
Football Week will centre around four events at Rogers Centre. The Argos will kick the festivities off by hosting the Montreal Alouettes on Aug. 14 before concluding the week with game against their arch rivals, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, on Aug. 20.
The night before, the Bills will host the Indianapolis Colts in an exhibition game. It will be the fourth of eight contests the NFL club is scheduled to play in southern Ontario as part of the Bills Toronto Series, a five-year commitment that runs through the 2012 season." …[/i]http://www.tsn.ca/cfl/story/?id=329543