I should have directed everyone to this earlier, but better late than never. Some of the bloggers for the traditionally "small market" NFL teams have been writing some really insightful stuff about the state of the NFL as it pertains to the Buffalo-types of the world. BRB nemesis BigBlueShoe has offered this fine link, which directs you to the various excellent articles that have been written for the roundtable.
As a fan of a team situated in the fourth largest city in the country, I know I don't typically think about this sort of thing. That makes it all the more interesting to see how "the other half" lives.