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SBD/April 30, 2014/Franchises
Bills Designate Games Against Patriots, Dolphins As "Gold" Under Variable-Pricing Plan
Published April 30, 2014
UNDER PRESSURE: In Buffalo, Jerry Sullivan wrote "someone is going to buy the Bills" so there "must be a heightened sense of urgency and unease in the front office as the team prepares for the first day of the NFL Draft on May 8." Bills GM Doug Whaley had a "stock reply when he was asked about the urgency of the moment." He twice said the NFL is a "results-driven business." Whaley has made "some good moves since becoming GM" in May '13, but the "best way to show a new owner that you're making real progress and changing a losing culture is to have a franchise quarterback in place" (BUFFALO NEWS, 4/28).