None of the Mario Williams signing would have been possible if Buddy Nix wasn't here I guarantee it, we didn't even give the guy a chance to make it to Free Agency, he was on a plane and never left, we got FA Barnett, Merriman who at the time we thought was a good idea to at least hope for half the player he was.
How hard is it to hit at best player available each year?
Buffalo round 1 year 2000:1.26- Erik Flowers DE
Round 1 2002: pick 1.4 - Mike Williams OT
Round 1 2003: pick 1.23- Willis Mcgahee RB
Round 1 2004: pick 1.24- J.P. Losman QB
Round 1 2006: pick 1.26- John McCargo DT
Round 1 2008: pick 1.11- Leodis McKelvin CB
Round 1 2009: pick 1.11- Aaron Maybin DE/OLB
Under Buddy Nix
Round 1 2010: pick 1.9- C.J. Spiller -RB- Looks like a hit
Round 1 2011: pick 1.3- Marcell Dareus- DE/DT- Looks like a hit
Round 1 2012: pick 1.10- Stephon Gilmore- CB- Looks like a hit
Jusry is still out on Dareus and Gilmore since it was only there 1st and 2nd seasons but as of now I'd say all of those picks have been hits compared to the complete busts that we have had in the past, that is why he gets my well deserved credit, things are changing for the better around here and I don't know how you can't see it also, yes it is not translating to wins but it will it's just a matter of time, yes time that we all may be getting sick of but time nonetheless.