Whaley traded up to select Sammy Watkins in 2014 and had to give up a first-round pick in 2015 to do so. Watkins is talented, but he has missed 11 games due to injury. It doesn’t help that the Bills haven’t been able Cheap Embroidered NFL Jerseys to coax consistent quarterback play out of any player who has taken the field for them during Whaley’s time as general manager.
Buffalo drafted EJ Manuel in 2013, but Whaley did not make that selection. Buddy Nix, who was the general manager at the time, drafted him. A couple of weeks after the draft, Nix resigned and Cheap Elite Nike NFL Jerseys Whaley took over as the GM.
Quarterbacks like Matt Cassel and Kyle Orton have lined up under center for the Bills during Whaley’s tenure. The Bills have Tyrod Taylor on the roster, and he has potential. Cardale Jones and T.J. Yates are waiting in the wings, and the Bills drafted Pitt’s Nathan Peterman in the fifth round of the 2017 draft. But none of the quarterbacks on the Bills’ roster looks like a surefire franchise quarterback.
The Bills parted ways with head coach Rex Ryan last season after Buffalo’s Week 16 loss to the Dolphins, but they chose to retain Whaley. Now, head coach Sean McDermott will have a new general manager to build the roster with in Buffalo.
Ferguson is the type of player who could win both a dunk contest and a three-point shootout. He was considered a five-star recruit out of high school and committed to Arizona before deciding to play professionally in Australia instead. His numbers in the NBL were underwhelming, but his physical tools are intriguing for a two-guard. Charlotte could use a shooter in the backcourt.