Found July 25, 2012 on Buffalo Wins:
In this day and age of results-oriented everything, professionals in the vast majority of fields have short shelf lives when there’s a lack of clear and identifiable production. Your lasting power greatly diminishes, becoming weaker still, when you take a position of decided concernment well into your senior citizenship. Photo property of the Associated Press When the Buffalo Bills named (internally, almost predictably) a seventy year old Charles ‘Buddy’ Nix their General Manager in early 2009, support and positivity were scant. Media members, local and national, were broken records with their terms of negativity and confusion. Deemed an uninspired hire, a white flag, and a ‘typical Wilson move’ by many, it’d be safe to say that Nix was an unpopular addition at best. Unpopularity is a generous way to describe the feelings held by many who wanted a name bearing greater notoriety or an enigma with more sand in his hourglass than Ralph’s ultimate decision in Nix. Those w...
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