Inside The Bills

Question on drafting QB early

Posted by Chris Brown on December 14, 2011 – 2:32 pm

As the 2011 season winds down for the Bills the media is already begin to focus more attention on the 2012 NFL draft. Head coach Chan Gailey had a pretty pointed response when asked if the team would consider drafting a quarterback in the first round.

“You can talk to (Bills GM) Buddy (Nix) about that kind of stuff,” said Gailey. “But I don’t believe that’s anywhere in the thought process.”

Now it’s unclear whether Gailey meant it’s not part of the thought process because there are three games still left in the regular season or it’s not part of the thought process in terms of an early draft need. I would tend to believe it’s the former. Either way based on Gailey’s comment on Monday that he has no questions about Ryan Fitzpatrick as his quarterback, that is probably a more telling answer.

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