Buddy Nix places the blame for the Buffalo Bills' defensive meltdowns on an overall lack of urgency and not solely on high-priced defensive end Mario Williams. And the Bills general manager maintained his confidence in coach Chan Gailey's ability to turn around a team suddenly facing an early season crisis.
Otherwise, Nix finds himself as frustrated and ''puzzled'' as anyone after watching his team get outscored by a combined margin of 97-31 in its past two games.
''Well, obviously, we're not pleased with it. There's really no excuse for losing the way we did,'' Nix said Tuesday during a telephone conference call with reporters. ''We're all to blame. Let's do better. Hell, let's get it going.''
Nix spoke from Phoenix, where the Bills (2-3) are spending the week preparing to play the Arizona Cardinals (4-1) Sunday.
The Bills elected to stay out west to save time on travel after a 45-3 loss at San Francisco on Sunday. And yet there are many fans beginning to wonder whether the tea...