Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports continues to hear that a major shake-up of Bills’ front office is “very possible if not probable.”
According to La Canfora, Panthers assistant GM Brandon Beane is considered a top candidate to take over the Bills’ front office if moves are made including parting ways with GM Doug Whaley.
La Canfora adds that Bills’ scouts and personnel men have told to be in the office Sunday morning where news of a general manager change could be announced.
There has been buzz for months now that Whaley’s time with the Bills could be numbered.
New HC Sean McDermott has tried to downplay the talk of Whaley possibly being fired or his role being diminished, but there’s enough smoke here to think that changes could be coming in the next few weeks.
This is the time of that changes to front offices and scouting staffs are made, as they have no completed their work for the 2017 draft.
Whaley managed to survive the firing of HC Rex Ryan last season, despite the fact that some around the NFL reportedly felt as though he was just s responsible for the Bills’ struggles as Ryan was.
Whaley, 44, was hired as the Bills’ general manager back in 2013 after he spent 10 years working for the Steelers. Since taking the Bills’ job, Whaley’s teams have produced a record of 30-33 (47.6 percent) and have just one winning season and no playoff appearances over the course of four years.
We’ll have more regarding Whaley and his future with the Bills as the news is available.