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Posted: Thursday, 16 May 2013 9:07AM

Bills announce Doug Whaley as GM

(WGR 550) -- Just days removed from Buddy Nix stepping down as General Manager of the Buffalo Bills, the team has announced the man that will take over molding the roster. The Bills have officially promoted Doug Whaley, naming him the 12th GM in franchise history.

Whaley is in his fourth season with the franchise.

“It is with great pleasure to name Doug Whaley to the position of General Manager today," said Russ Brandon, Bills Team President and CEO. "Doug has been involved in every level of player personnel throughout his career and he will lead our efforts in reestablishing a winning tradition for this organization and our great fans."

“Doug is a passionate and committed leader who will work tirelessly with his department to build a team our fans and all of Western New York will be proud of heading into the future.”

The Bills will announce Whaley as the new GM at an 11:30 press conference at One Bills Drive.

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