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Doug Whaley: Bills GM Set to Strut His Stuff

Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley wrapped up his first NFL Combine as the head personnel man for the Buffalo Bills and in doing so he takes another step in marking the organization with his fingerprints for the first time; this despite being GM of the team for the past nine months.When former Bills GM Buddy Nix stepped down from his post back on May 13th 2013, Whaley was...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Government to dismiss charges in NFL phone recording prank

Federal prosecutors have agreed to dismiss charges against two men who initiated and recorded a telephone call between two NFL general managers this year and then sold the recording to a website. In return for the dismissal, Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser must abide by certain conditions for 18 months, U.S. Attorney William Hochul said Wednesday. Kaiser's attorney, Rodney...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Charges Dropped in Buffalo Bills Prank Phone Call Case

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS As the saying goes, “The jokes on you.”  After a weird prank phone call earlier this year, then Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix thought the joke was on him.  But after the charges were dropped on Wednesday, who is the joke on now? The two Massachusetts men who planned the prank will escape with an undisclosed penalty that they will have...
Via New York Sports-Kings
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Government to dismiss charges in NFL phone prank

Federal prosecutors have agreed to dismiss charges against two Massachusetts men who initiated and recorded a telephone call between two NFL general managers earlier this year and then sold the recording to a website. In return for the dismissal, Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser must abide by certain conditions for 18 months, U.S. Attorney William Hochul said Wednesday. '...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Marrone is Whaley’s Coach, Not Buddy’s, Says NFC Executive

From a very good Albert Breer piece comes an interesting tidbit on the Buffalo Bills front office structure that is now lead by Doug Whaley. Among several points, an unnamed NFC executive says that Doug Marrone was meant to work with Doug Whaley, not Buddy Nix. It’s not news, but the fact that the league knew this transition was coming is telling that Buffalo had it sites set for...
Via Buddy Nixon
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Nix-gate cellphone pranksters appear in court

While the March 8 telephone gag on Buddy Nix may be far out of the former general manager's mind by now, it is certainly fresh for the two 20-year-old pranksters who orchestrated it.According to the Associated Press, Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser were in court today in Buffalo to face the federal wiretapping charges that stemmed from the duo's duping of Nix and Tampa...
Via AFC East Daily
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Suspects in Bucs-Bills prank call free without bail

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Two Massachusetts men accused of initiating a phone call between two NFL general managers, recording it and selling the audio remained free without bail Tuesday after answering to federal wiretapping charges. Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser declined to speak with reporters after appearing briefly with their lawyers in U.S. District Court in Buffalo, where the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Prank call suspects free without bail

Two Massachusetts men accused of secretly recording and selling a prank phone call involving two NFL general managers will remain free after pleading not guilty to federal wiretapping charges in New York. Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser declined to speak with reporters after appearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Buffalo. Investigators say the 20-year-olds from Plymouth...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mass. suspects in NFL call prank free without bail

Two Massachusetts men accused of secretly recording and selling a prank phone call involving two NFL general managers will remain free after pleading not guilty to federal wiretapping charges in New York. Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser declined to speak with reporters after appearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Buffalo. Investigators say the 20-year-olds from Plymouth...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Buddy Nix Prank Call Leads to Federal Charges for Two Massachusetts 20-Year-Olds

It was the best prank two young fans could play. Unfortunately, federal law accounts for such tomfoolery, and these fans are now dealing with a serious situation. Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser, who are both 20 years old and from Plymouth, Mass., face federal charges that have a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $500,000 fine, the Buffalo News reports. Their crime...
Via NESN.com
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Two men charged for prank call of Buddy Nix

The joke now appears to be on the two men who prank called Buddy Nix. Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser contacted Buddy Nix while he was still the general manager of the Buffalo Bills and identified themselves as Mark Dominik, the GM of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The two men, who are both 20, were charged by criminal complaint with intentionally intercepting a wire communication and...
Via Tireball.com
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Men face charges over GM phone prank

Two Massachusetts men accused of secretly recording and selling a prank phone call involving two NFL general managers face federal wiretapping charges in western New York. Prosecutors said Wednesday that Plymouth residents Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser have been charged with arranging the March 8 call between then-Buffalo Bills GM Buddy Nix and Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Phone pranksters face federal charges for stunt pulled on NFL GMs

Two 20-year olds, Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser, are facing federal charges after recording a phone call between Buddy Nix and Mark Dominik.
Via Gamedayr
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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Two charged for GM prank call

The two men who recorded a phone conversation between NFL GMs Buddy Nix and Mark Dominik are facing federal charges in the case. 

Via Sports-Glory
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Men face federal charges for Bucs-Bills prank call

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Two 20-year-old Massachusetts men accused of secretly recording and selling a prank phone call involving two NFL general managers are facing federal wiretapping charges in western New York. Prosecutors said Wednesday that Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser, both of Plymouth, Mass., have been charged with arranging the March 8 call between Buddy Nix, then GM of...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mass. men face NY charges over NFL GM phone prank

Two Massachusetts men accused of secretly recording and selling a prank phone call involving two NFL general managers face federal wiretapping charges in western New York. Prosecutors said Wednesday that Plymouth residents Joshua Barber and Nicholas Kaiser have been charged with arranging the March 8 call between then-Buffalo Bills GM Buddy Nix and Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Two men facing charges for eves dropping on Buddy Nix, Mark Dominek

According to WKBW.com, two men from Massechusets were charged with intentionally intercepting a wire communication and with making a telephone call without disclosing their identity with the intent to annoy or harass the person at the called number after they manufactured a call between former Bills general manager Buddy Nix and Buccaneers GM Mark Dominek. Attorneys say 20-year...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills Promote Doug Whaley to General Manager

It was no surprise, but the Buffalo Bills named Doug Whaley as General Manager at a press conference on Thursday. Whaley became the team’s 12th general manager. While everyone knew that Whaley was next in line to be GM, the Bills gave Buddy Nix “his day in the sun” so to speak. After stepping down as GM on Monday, the Bills allowed Nix to get his time in the limelight. Nix...
Via Queen City Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills promote Whaley to GM post

The Buffalo Bills promoted Doug Whaley to take over as general manager, replacing Buddy Nix who stepped down earlier this week. The team announced the move on Thursday and it was expected. In signing Whaley to a long-term contract extension in February, the Bills indicated it was a move that cleared the way for a smooth transition for him to succeed Nix, who stepped down on Monday...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bills will announce Doug Whaley as their new general manager

Now that former general manager Buddy Nix has stepped down, on Thursday, the Buffalo Bills plan on announcing that Doug Whaley will be their new GM, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Bills intend to announce Doug Whaley as their new GM Thurs, with the transition from Buddy Nix to Whaley long in the works — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) May 15, 2013 Whaley has been...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills OTA Day One Report

Buddy Nix stepping down as Bills General Manager may have been the big news of the day, but OTAs also began in Buffalo today. Buffalo started voluntary OTAs with rookies and veterans on Monday. The star of the day? A talented, yet undrafted, wide receiver named Da’Rick Rogers. Rogers was the only rookie wide receiver at the voluntary camp as Robert Woods, Marquise Goodwin, Brandon...
Via Queen City Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Buddy Nix steps down as GM

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Via profootball.scout.com
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Random thoughts on Buddy Nix stepping down and Doug Whaley stepping in

Stupid Russ Brandon! I pretty much had it in my head for at least the last few years that Buddy Nix would be retiring soon. Of course, he comes out and says Buddy would be the GM for a long time coming and I pretty much expect to see him in a wheelchair, picking players and having a nurse move guys off the draft board. All these guys do is lie! LIE! LIE! LIE! However, if you...
Via Buffalo Wins
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Buddy Nix steps down as Bills GM

Buddy Nix is stepping down as the Buffalo Bills general manager, the team has announced. Nix will remain with the team in a new role as special assistant, the Bills said in a release issued on Monday. The Bills did not immediately announce Nix's replacement. The team has spent much of the offseason grooming assistant GM Doug Whaley to take over. The move did not come as a...
Via AP on Fox
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Nix Stepping Down as Bills GM

As reported by multiple sources, and confirmed in a press conference today, the Buffalo Bills announced today that Buddy Nix will be stepping down as general manager of the team. He will remain with the team as a “special assistant” and it appears that Doug Whaley will be replacing the 73 year-old Nix. #Bills fans, Buddy Nix has decided to transition to the position of Special...
Via Queen City Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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