A middle-of-the-road offense led by a quarterback who made too many mistakes and a defense that could not stop opponents doomed the Buffalo Bills to a 6-10 record, extending the team’s stretch of non-playoff seasons to 14.
But this is not a team devoid of talent. C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson could be a potent running back combo and Stevie Johnson is a solid wide receiver. Mario Williams heads a defense that is already getting reworked.
So just what kind of a project did new head coach Doug Marrone get himself into? Jack Goods, co-editor of BuffaLowDown tells us the Bills could be a quarterback away from being a pretty good team.
Zoneblitz: What did you think of the decision to fire head coach Chan Gailey and keep Buddy Nix as general manager?
Goods: It was surely Chan Gailey’s time to go. He invested all his stock into Ryan Fitzpatrick, and he turned out to be wrong. This team has had talent in his time here, but just never lived up to potential. They needed to try something new, a...