Bills GM Buddy Nix talks quarterbacks, past and future
By JOHN KRYK, QMI Agency
|Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix. (DOUG BENZ/Reuters)
PHOENIX - How dire is the Buffalo Bills' situation at quarterback?
They're the only team in the NFL currently without a signal-caller who played a single down last season.
Tarvaris Jackson is the only QB the club has under contract, and he was a game-day scratch every week in 2012.
The club cut three-year starter Ryan Fitzpatrick last week and his backup, Tyler Thigpen, is a free agent not expected to return.
On Monday, I had a chance to sit down for 10 minutes with Buffalo Bills GM Buddy Nix at the Arizona Biltmore hotel, during the lunch break on Day 1 of the NFL's annual meeting.
Here's what Nix had to say about the Bills' quarterback situation, regarding options in the draft (the Bills have the No. 8 overall pick), via trade or free agency: