Why the comments made by Bills GM Buddy Nix should resonate in Buffalo…

Earlier in the week, Bills GM Buddy Nix gave an interview to the Toronto Sun and opined on several topics. But the thing that caught everyone’s eye was his bold proclamation. Or, really, his true opinion of his team’s standing. Nix was asked about the high expectations in Buffalo — which we’ve mentioned here before — and he didn’t blink. The Bills have put themselves in position to win, and he didn’t mind saying so. “I like high expectations,” Nix told the Toronto Sun. “I’ve never been many places where if you didn’t have ’em, that good things happen. So I think they oughta expect a lot of us. We expect a lot out of ourselves. New England, the AFC — they don’t scare me. […]

Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick says the optimism is “the highest it’s been since I’ve been in Buffalo”

In his last week before training camp, Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick hung around in Lake Tahoe for the celebrity golf tournament. We were there, as you probably read. The former Harvard star finished tied for 60th in the tournament, which isn’t great. But hey, his mind is on football. Speaking of that, Fitzpatrick was already excited to get to Pittsford, N.Y. for camp. With good reason. It was a busy offseason for the Bills, who signed pass-rusher Mario Williams in a massive steal. It’s not the only reason he’s amped to get started. And he’s also not the only one who feels that way. “It’s been really exciting just for the city of Buffalo in general,” Fitzpatrick told me recently. “The […]

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