At the start of every month, we're going to poll the readers of Buffalo Rumblings on their state of mind regarding the chief decision-makers of the Buffalo Bills. This is your poll to state your pleasure, or lack thereof, with GM Buddy Nix. Here are some stories Nix has been heavily involved with over the last month.
- Added the following new players via free agency and waivers: QB Tyler Thigpen (terms undisclosed), QB/WR Brad Smith (four years, $15 million), ILB Nick Barnett (three years, $12 million), and DE Lionel Dotson (waivers).
- Re-signed CB Drayton Florence to a three-year, $15 million deal.
- Signed all nine draft picks. That includes a fully guaranteed $20.4 million deal with No. 3 overall pick DE Marcell Dareus. The only rookie to miss a practice was third-round pick ILB Kelvin Sheppard.
- Signed 20 undrafted free agents, and has currently bolstered his total roster head count to 89.
- Lost out on the following free agent targets: ILB Paul Posluszny (story), OT Tyson Clabo, OT Willie Colon, DE Jason Babin and ILB Kevin Burnett (story).
Previous Five Approval Polls
73% approval February 2011 (9% disapproval)
76% approval March 2011 (7% disapproval)
79% approval April 2011 (5% disapproval)
92% approval May 2011 (2% disapproval)
92% approval June 2011 (2% disapproval)