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  1. Bills wrap reorganization with two hires

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills haven't been to the playoffs in 11 years. They've had one winning season in that span. "If you keep doing the same thing the same way and keep getting the same results every time," general manager Buddy Nix ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  2. AFC East GMs don't rate on Forbes list

    Tim Graham

    As part of its annual package on NFL team valuations, Forbes magazine rated the top 10 general managers. The AFC East has no representatives, but three were spawned from the division. Buffalo Bills fans should be frustrated to see that two among ...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  3. Don't nix this Bills decision just yet

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- My initial reaction when I heard the Buffalo Bills had promoted national scout Buddy Nix to general manager was, "This won't go over well with the fans." The Bills went oh-for-the-aughts when it came to the postseason, but th...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  4. Bills will name Nix next GM

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills will introduce Buddy Nix as their general manager at a 2:30 p.m. news conference. Nix rejoined the Bills as a college scout just before the 2009 draft after a year away from football. He left the club in 200...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  5. Chargers GM Butler died of lymphoma

    Nearly a month after he died, San Diego Chargers general manager John Butler was remembered as being tough but with a soft heart.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2003
  6. With draft on tap, Smith takes over as new GM

    A.J. Smith has been promoted to general manager of the San Diego Chargers, succeeding the late John Butler.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2003
  7. A.J. Smith wants opportunity at the GM job

    A.J. Smith would like to continue the work longtime friend John Butler began as general manager of the San Diego Chargers.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2003
  8. Chargers GM Butler dies of cancer at 56

    Chargers general manager John Butler, who was diagnosed with cancer in July, died of complications from the disease Friday morning at the age of 56, the team announced on its Web site.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2003
  9. Butler dies of lung cancer at 56

    John Butler, the San Diego Chargers' general manager and an architect of Buffalo's Super Bowl teams of the 1990s, died Friday from lung cancer, the Chargers said. He was 56.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 11, 2003
  10. Butler's condition not related to lung cancer

    San Diego Chargers general manager John Butler has been hospitalized since Thursday because of internal inflammation and dehydration.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2003
  11. Butler: 'I guarantee I'm going to fight it'

    John Butler, a tough, sometimes gruff ex-Marine, called his lung cancer "just a little setback" and said he'll continue to run the San Diego Chargers while fighting the disease.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2002
  12. NFL coaching changes: Will the Chargers accept Marty's methods?

    Ryan Early

    Marty Schottenheimer hopes the Chargers respond to his motivational techniques.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2002
  13. Wearing headset speeds up Te'o's learning

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO - With starting middle linebacker Donald Butler out last week due to a groin injury, San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano had to find another player to wear the helmet with the green dot, signaling the defensive player weari...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  14. NFL roundup -- St. Louis Rams, first-rounder Robert Quinn reach d...

    The St. Louis Rams and first-round pick Robert Quinn agreed to terms on a four-year contract with an option for a fifth season.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011