Originally posted on Billboard  |  Last updated 2/24/12
INDIANAPOLIS -- Buffalo Bills General Manager Buddy Nix stressed today the team needs to fill a few holes in free agency. “I’ve said since Day One and it’s a philosophy that I think is one that works, that you build through the draft," Nix said after attending the weigh-ins of players at Lucas Oil Stadium this morning. "But you also gotta be alert if you’ve got a couple of holes you think you need to fill. And if they’re available in free agency, I think you go get ‘em. That’s going to be our approach. We’ll be aggressive." How aggressive? Nix did not get more specific. But don't jump to the conclusion aggressive means the Bills will drop $100 million on Houston free-agent defensive end Mario Williams, the top potential free agent in the market. Nothing in the Bills' 52-year history suggests that's happening. My read is the Bills will have a couple of specific players targeted at a good but not giant cost who they will try to sign quickly. "We need to take a big step," Nix said. ...
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