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PLAYERS: Buddy Nix
After just over three years as the Bills' general manager, Buddy Nix has stepped down, leaving a vacancy that will likely be filled by Assistant General Manager Doug Whaley. Nix will act as a special assistant to the new general manager according to the team. While it's not official that Whaley will be elevated to the post of GM, that seemed to have been the intent when Whaley's contract was extended a few months ago. Buddy Nix was hired as a national scout by the Bills in early 2009 and was elevated to the role of general manager at the very end of 2009. Under Nix, the Bills went 4-12, 6-10 and 6-10 respectively from 2010 through the 2012 season, finishing last place in the AFC East all three years. The Bills have not finished better than fourth place in their division since 2007. "I've made this decision to step away from the General Manager's position because I feel it is the right time," Nix said in a team statement. "By the 'right ti...
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