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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    to be fair, our line had levitre and wood and playing in their proper position during year 1 of gailey. the journeymen we kept getting were doing ok. i don't remember watching a guy have a terrible terrible game on the OL in a long time. mistakes here and there, but they don't take many bad penalties and they are ok.

    the time was last year, when there were 2 can't miss qb's to make the jump.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderGun View Post
    Right. And, when these rookies are signed to 4 or 5 year deal, the pressure is high to get them on the field in year 1. If we draft a QB and he is signed for 4 years, do we really want him riding the bench for 1/4 of his time with the team?

    Build the lines first, then plug in your QB.
    Think a Luck or a Griffin is on deck to be drafted this April?
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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by stuckincincy View Post
    Think a Luck or a Griffin is on deck to be drafted this April?
    The Bills were in no position to draft Luck or Griffin last year, so what is your point? Who knows, there could be a Dalton or Kaepernick in this draft.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by justasportsfan View Post
    With all the talk about this being a bad draft for qb's, is it too far fetched to think that there could be a Dalton , Kaepernick or a Russell Wilson from amongst the litter?
    2012 - Russell Wilson, Nick Foles, (Osweiler behind Manning)
    2011 - Dalton, Kaepernick
    2010 - Nada
    2009 - Nada
    2008 - Josh Johnson, Brian Broh.... oh yeah...never mind, Matt Flynn?
    2007 - Trent Edw.... oops...did it again, Tyler Thig....dammit...why do I keep doing that?
    2006 - Tarvaris Jack..... s***!

    My point? The chances are not so great. Good luck.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by better days View Post
    The Bills were in no position to draft Luck or Griffin last year, so what is your point? Who knows, there could be a Dalton or Kaepernick in this draft.
    Watched Dalton and Kaepernick the last few games?

    Point is exactly as you say, you have to be in the right spot at the right time.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    just what we need.... a bunch of bumbling fools quick to pull the trigger on a bum for the upcoming draft when they passed on numerous QBs in past drafts. who will be our JP Lossman for next year?
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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by ParanoidAndroid View Post
    2012 - Russell Wilson, Nick Foles, (Osweiler behind Manning)
    2011 - Dalton, Kaepernick
    2010 - Nada
    2009 - Nada
    2008 - Josh Johnson, Brian Broh.... oh yeah...never mind, Matt Flynn?
    2007 - Trent Edw.... oops...did it again, Tyler Thig....dammit...why do I keep doing that?
    2006 - Tarvaris Jack..... s***!

    My point? The chances are not so great. Good luck.



    great post.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderGun View Post
    Maybe he didn't want to draft a raw QB and throw him behind our crappy OLine. He finally has the OLine looking good, so it's time to get a QB.
    We didn't have a crappy line in each of the last 2 seasons until guys went out with injuries. The OL hasn't been a problem since Urbik & Pears were picked up in 2010. So Buddy has no excuse for Dalton, Kaepernick, Wilson or even Foles & Cousins. Instead Buddy is shouting from the rooftops that he's ready to draft a QB after eschewing a QB in 2 rich QB drafts & plunging into what might be the thinnest QB pool in the last 3 years. One things for sure, when Buddy said he wasn't the brightest guy in the room, he wasn't kidding.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Build the lines, and the defense first, then get the QB when you can. I have zero issue with the approach.

    Funny how everybody this season is now talking about Kaepernick and Wilson, and nobody is all over Cam Newton's nutsack anymore.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    The time to trade up was last year. Of course the last time we traded up we wound up with JP Losman who set the franchise back many years. I don't have much faith that Buddy will get it right.
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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    After the listening to the interview I came away thinking theyre going QB WR with their first two selections. Sounds like they want Steve in the slot.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Nix went fishing.
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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Nix should fire himself.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by YardRat View Post
    Build the lines, and the defense first, then get the QB when you can. I have zero issue with the approach.
    If he had actually successfully built a defense or his handpicked coach had emphasized the running game like he should, I might agree with you.

    Funny how everybody this season is now talking about Kaepernick and Wilson, and nobody is all over Cam Newton's nutsack anymore.
    Have you been following Carolina? Cam had a rough start to the season but he has been on fire since Halloween. His running game and defense have utterly collapsed, but he's accounted for 15 TDs and 2 turnovers in 6 games.
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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Montana was a 3rd rd pick, Brady a 6th rd pick

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by The King View Post
    He knows. And he's not hiding his cards, because everyone knows.
    He knows he fcuked up the QB position with Fitz and may now overpick a QB while passing on a better player in Round 1. If Te'o is sitting there and we pass him up, I'll scream.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderGun View Post
    Maybe he didn't want to draft a raw QB and throw him behind our crappy OLine. He finally has the OLine looking good, so it's time to get a QB.
    To add to what a number of others said, I think a number of us were also interested to see if Fitz could take his play to the next level behind a really good O-line. Now we know.
    Still searching for that offensive rhythm.

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by clumping platelets View Post
    Montana was a 3rd rd pick, Brady a 6th rd pick

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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Tyler Wilson is probably the guy.
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    Re: Nix: “Time’s now” to trade up for a QB

    Quote Originally Posted by IlluminatusUIUC View Post
    If he had actually successfully built a defense or his handpicked coach had emphasized the running game like he should, I might agree with you.
    He's acquired the talent that could accomplish both, his footsoldiers have failed miserably.

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    Have you been following Carolina? Cam had a rough start to the season but he has been on fire since Halloween. His running game and defense have utterly collapsed, but he's accounted for 15 TDs and 2 turnovers in 6 games.
    And nobody is yacking him up like they were last season.

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