Buffalo Bills: Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Bills Transition to the 4-3

October 31, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I'm not sure if you've heard, but the Buffalo Bills spent A LOT of money on improving the defense during the last two offseasons. I'm also not sure if you've heard that those investments haven't exactly churned out the results that the coaching staff or fan base was expecting. 
Obviously, I'm being facetious about those previous two statements. In fact, it is hard to find an article written about Buffalo over the last few weeks that doesn't talk about how disappointing this "improved" defensive unit has been.
Three years ago, Buddy Nix and Chan Gailey came to Buffalo in attempt to change the culture for the floundering franchise. Part of that transformation was a move to the ever-popular 3-4 defense that rewards teams with good cover corners and freakish athletes at linebacker. Because Buffalo had been a 4-3 team, the two new personnel guys were charged with bringing in the players necessary for the switch in scheme. 
Two years later, that plan has been discard...

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